Inspired by the renaissance of an old Italian village, Villa La Isla was perched overlooking Lake Travis waterfront and built by the finest craftsman.Villa La Isla is an exceptional estate offering 2.89 opulent acres of breathtaking panoramic views of Lake Travis and the Texas Hill County. Located at the end of an exclusive cul de sac and in the elite gated waterfront community, Angel Bay, features just under 12,000 feet of luxurious living.

Upon entry through the gated paved driveway, you will immediately feel transported to the Italian seaside. The exterior of the home boasts imported Italian barrel tile, copper chimney caps, downspouts and gas lamps, a beautifully manicured courtyard with a six foot water fountain, and an arched covered walkway connecting the main villa to the detached Casita above a substantial stone stairway. Step through the stately handcrafted wood and iron doorway and you will quickly realize that no detail has been overlooked. Artistic features include a two story groin vaulted vestibule, handmade mosaic floor medallions, Bethlehem stone floors, Venetian plaster walls, antique and custom light fixtures, crystal chandeliers, an amazing tile barrel ceiling in the formal dining, soaring beamed ceilings in hallways and all main living areas, hand scraped walnut floors in the master suite, stairwells and the entire second level, and inspiring over sized limestone fireplaces. The house flows seamlessly with arched lined hallways that connect the outdoors to the indoors with vast arched windows and doors, each with an astounding view overlooking the infinity pool and lake.

Down the corridor you will pass the walnut paneled study upon entering the master retreat where views convey from almost every angle. The suite is abundant in space, with a gorgeous limestone fireplace, a crystal chandelier, and access to a private patio. Resembling a five star resort spa, the ensuite bath features a double glass door steam shower with multiple sprays, and an overhead rain shower. The enormous closet with built ins include a separate room for shoes.Villa La Isla is complimented with state of the art technology and can be remotely controlled via a smart device anywhere worldwide. Benefits include: climate control temperature in every room, a Lutron light system throughout that is fully adjustable based on activity or mood, surround sound throughout, central vacuum, pool operations and a full video security system.Entertaining is simple. The massive stone island seats six people comfortably and allows you to cook while mingling. Commercial grade appliances are throughout this gourmet kitchen and include a built in Miele espresso maker. Step into the conditioned wine cellar and pick out your favorite bottle, or simply choose your lighting preference to show off your collection through the display door. An additional butler’s pantry and beverage bar complete the space.Up the sweeping circular staircase, or elevator, are two additional master suites with private balconies.

Down the hall is an ensuite bunk room offering six queen beds, sleeping 12 comfortably. Enjoy working out in the generous sized gym complete with all the necessary equipment and a mirrored wall. If movies are your indulgence, Villa La Isla has a state of the art home movie theater, with adjustable light modes, surround sound, padded walls, two rows of leather recliners and a projection screen. The game room houses a wall of four large flat screen televisions, pool table, and a full bar area as well as a private partially covered terrace.The outdoor entertaining area is comprised of a full Viking kitchen with grill, ice maker, burners, and mini fridge as well as a fireplace, and full pool bath. The outdoor living wraps around the infinity pool that looks as if it is flowing straight into Lake Travis. Walk down a few stairs and into a grassy yard where you will find a round sunken fire pit with plenty of room for a large group of friends.

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Stephanie Nick

Stephanie Nick
Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty