Single Family Home
7500 Escala Drive, Austin, TX, USA
Fit for royalty or perhaps a film about 1920s roaring Hollywood, the Crown of Austin is the pinnacle property at the end of a glamorous road in one of Austin’s most prestigious neighborhoods! With 270 degree show-stopping panoramic views of protected reserve, enjoy your 7 large terraces for both entertaining and relaxing.
Over 13,000 square feet of home on 2.45 acres of land means you enjoy ALL the extras - the Great Room, the ballroom, the double kitchen, the oversized master suite, the library, the office, the parlor sitting room, the wine cellar, the theater, the game room, two bars, the service entrance, the independent suite, the double garage, the workshop, and a plethora of water fountains!
Designed by architect Francisco Choi, founder of FTC Architects, the home is clearly made for entertaining and large events of hundreds of guests - with its concert-quality acoustics, oversized rooms, seemingly endless living and dining areas, and spacious food preparation areas.
The MASTER SUITE - with luxuriously high, coffered ceilings - also boasts a large sitting room of its own, a private yoga/fitness room, a veranda that wraps around the jetted tub niche, his and hers vanities, ceiling high mirrors, a steam sauna shower with multi-leveled shower heads, antique stained glass from Spain, a private fireplace, and a 30’ wide, 3-tiered master closet! All the many windows point to the breathtaking view.
The GREAT ROOM greets you when you step through the front bronze canterra front doors - immediately overwhelmed by the 650lb Swarovski chandelier, the 30’ ceilings, the epic view of the hill country, the 3-story high roman columns, the built-in entertainment bar, and wall to wall bronze-colored granite from a mountain in India.
The POOL area has romanesque balustrade, brand new pebble finish and tile, a variety of water features/fountains, a large dining area, a large outdoor living area, a complete outdoor kitchen with a new grill and dishwasher, an outdoor shower, an outdoor bathroom, and a secondary outdoor living area fit for wedding ceremonies. The pool is shaded in the afternoon by the home in the western setting sun - for maximum relaxation and entertainment fun!
The double KITCHEN is flanked by an oversized dining room with a 400lb Swarovski chandelier and a regal sitting room. A family kitchen is doubled by a second spice or catering kitchen - with all the benefits and its own entrance. Behind the kitchen, you’ll find the service entrance with laundry and a separate bathroom of its own. Just below, you’ll find a stone WINE CELLAR - with areas predesignated for both whites and reds.
Just down from the Great Room, you’ll find the GAME ROOM and the oversized THEATER along with its own wet bar (with refrigerator), powder bath, and separate entrance. A Sony projector screen and surround sound audio system give the full theater experience.
The BALLROOM can be used for performance, a mirrored dance/exercise studio, yoga, or a wide variety of other events and adventures. Sound system built in for full effect. A powder bath with an antique vanity as well as several large storage rooms and an oversized entertainment veranda that provides a truly glorious view for miles - even to the downtown Austin skyline and fireworks displays or lovely Texas starry nights!
Four SECONDARY BEDROOMS are just up the stairs from the Great Room - two with a jack and jill bath as well as a shared veranda. Two more bedrooms with en suite bathrooms and lovely views. One bedroom has a juliet balcony overlooking the Great Room for a grand entrance for events!
The LIBRARY and OFFICE branch off of the third story on the master suite wing - Vaulted ceilings, a private full bath, a conference room-style space, and an office with its own view and veranda make study and work a joy!
The INDEPENDENT SUITE over the garage has an en suite bathroom, kitchen, and an entertainment porch of its own! Perfect for a housekeeper, butler, nanny, or guest stay!
The staircase from the independent suite has its own staircase entrance between the TWO LARGE GARAGES - With front and back garage doors, enjoy a light breeze and a large back deck behind the garages to appreciate your view and your car collection at the same time. Off to the edge of the garages is a large workshop - with sink, storage shelves, several work benches, and it’s own garage door to further enjoy the view.
The entire home has a grand appearance and effect - Swarovski sconces, Anderson windows + doors, one mile of intricately-carved imported moldings, advanced Lutron programmable lighting system, and a royal feeling.
Located on a cul-de-sac within the gated Barton Creek community, the estate itself is also gated. A fountain in the center of the circle drive accentuates the lush feeling to the whole property - as well as a double-sided water fountain - with 5 fountains of its own - at the entrance to the estate. The stone construction is backed by 2x6 studs and all critical support beams are steel. Extra care taken for sound barrier between floors. Security system in place. All new AC systems.
The privacy and royal charm of this stunning property will continue to take your breath away - full of detail, romance, and sumptuous grandeur!