Wednesday, February 6, 2019 / by Holly Northup
Wind through the lovely Texas Hill Country to find this exclusive estate on a gorgeous piece of property that must be entered through the 24/7 guard gated Spanish Oaks neighborhood off of Highway 71.
You’ll soon discover that 11937 Overlook Pass is just what you’ve been looking for and is a must have!
This impressive home that was built in 2000 with six bedrooms, eight and a half bathrooms and plenty of entertaining areas for the largest of social gatherings is complemented by gorgeous hill country views, approximately 500 feet of creek frontage, a swimming hole on Barton Creek, meandering pathways, gorgeous gardens and towering trees.
Once you settle into your new home at 11937 Overlook Pass, welcome your guests to take the grand tour starting with the elaborate two-story entrance that gives way to an open floor plan with soaring archways, columns, French doors and walls of windows.
To the left of the foyer, you will find a formal dining room perfect for large dinner parties and complete with a custom chandelier, a 45 bottle wine cooler, a built-in China cabinet and a butler’s pantry that includes a dishwasher and prep sink and leads into the kitchen.
And what a kitchen it is! This chef’s dream includes a plethora of cabinets to house all of your cooking gadgets, intricate shelving areas for dishware decoration and plenty of granite counter space to create the tastiest of treats. The large island has room to seat three comfortably, while the chef prepares the meal using all Viking appliances and a SubZero refrigerator.
Cross into the formal living area that offers beamed ceilings, recessed lighting, a 75 bottle wine bar, a marble fireplace, a wall of windows and a view into a private backyard like no other!
However, before you escape to the outside, make sure you explore the private study that is encased by wood floors, a wood-beamed ceiling, walls of built-in shelves and cabinets, and finished with two sets of French doors overlooking the front of the property.
Furthermore, the first floor includes an elevator, two bedrooms, an exercise room, an aviary, a laundry room, a game room complete with a wet bar, and a four-car garage.
Step outside into the backyard and encounter an exclusive area ideal for entertaining, relaxing, playing and daydreaming. This backyard retreat begins with a covered patio area, topped with ceiling fans and outdoor lighting, and includes a swimming pool, hot tub, and an oversized cabana. The cabana area features a full bath, fireplace, bar, outdoor sink, refrigerator and an abundance of storage for all of your outdoor accessories.
Your overnight guests will be delighted to find an attached guest quarters to the left of the backyard area including a full kitchen and bathroom.
However, we saved the best for last because the second level contains the magnificent master suite! This area is definitely where you will find peace, comfort and tranquility, as it features a large sitting area, a lovely fireplace, and a secluded balcony that overlooks the backyard and entices you to rest and relax until your heart’s content.
Moreover, the luxurious master bathroom offers his and hers closets, a large jetted bathtub, a six head shower with a rainwater head, and a private laundry room. All of your personal needs are met with this marvelous master boudoir.
This gorgeous home’s tour comes to an end with the second level of 11937 Overlook Pass after you have seen the additional two bedrooms, each with their own bathrooms, and a cedar closet for your out-of-season clothes.
11937 Overlook Pass does not disappoint and is located just minutes from the Hill Country Galleria, Bee Cave Library, Downtown Austin, and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
The Barton Creek Preserve, as well as the Spanish Oaks neighborhood, is committed to conserving the Texas Hill Country landscape and offers their residents luxurious living, convenience, privacy, seclusion, and resort amenities you will not find anywhere else in the Austin area.
Please call Kathleen Bucher at 512.794.6644 to make an appointment to discover 11937 Overlook Pass in Barton Creek Preserve for yourself!