Amy: We research a lot of places for our Splurge vs. Steal and this feature did not disappoint! Take a look back at one of our most popular waterfront Splurge vs. Steal posts in good ol’ Austin, Texas.
Imagine a place where the weather is warm, the amenities are plentiful, and deep blue water views go on for miles. Itching to get away? What’s better than heading to your very own lakefront retreat? This week we zero in on two exceptional lakefront beauties in Austin, Texas. Each are big on views and recreation but with price points that are miles apart. Which would you pick, the sprawling Lake Austin Splurge or the Hill Country Polo Club Steal? With this week’s Splurge vs. Steal it’s hard to choose.
Splurge: Rare 85-Foot-Waterfront On Lake Austin & Bull Creek For $2.5M
For those seeking a luxury compound on Lake Austin this is it! We can almost hear the soothing sounds of this tranquil waterfront gem from the photos alone. This rare opportunity includes over 85-feet of waterfront with panoramic lake views spanning two lots riddled with mature oak. It’s truly an entertainer’s dream! And no detail is unturned. Enjoy a heated private pool and spa, gracious patios, plus a private boat dock to store up to three jet-skis, one boat, plus a lift. An exquisite use of stone, custom crafted appointments, and walls of windows bring the outdoors in. We are crushing hard on this splurge that is currently showing by appointment only.
Gregg Klar with Keller Williams Lake Travis has listed 5303 S. Scout Island Circle, Austin for $2.5 million.
Steal: Hill Country Dream Home With Polo Club Access For $925K
For under $1 million, you could own this Hill Country-inspired dream with private guest house and access to impressive first-class amenities. These include a short walk to The Polo Club stables for equestrian enthusiasts and an easy drive to downtown Austin attractions. However, with its private secluded pond, romantic limestone courtyard, and pristine landscape, you may never want to leave. The four-bedroom, four-full-and-one-half-bathroom estate affords 3,626 square feet built to entertain. Gorgeous wood and stone finishes, soaring ceilings, a generous master with terrace and spa bath, plus gourmet kitchen and wine storage are among the highlights. As the listing says, “This enchanting home is one to impress.”
Jan Moreland with Moreland Properties has listed 245 Mallet Court, Austin for $925,000.