The town of West Lake Hills close to Austin, Texas, is equated with luxurious properties, scenic environment and prime quality of life. Lesser-known, maybe, it’s additionally an occasional canvas for architectural expression.
In-built 2019 and designed by architect Michael Hsu, this fashionable masterpiece employs wooden, stone, glass and steel. From the curb, it seems low-slung and grounded to the positioning regardless of excessively tall partitions. The roofline rises so gently that the vertical peak is tamed by the horizontal traces.
The method to the entrance door evokes a examine in dice artwork. Glass and a wall of stone flank one aspect of the floor-to-ceiling wood entrance door. On the opposite aspect, glass offers strategy to wood vertical slats and extra glass. A steel roof supported by an extended steel beam tops the doorway.
Inside, the ceiling peak is not disguised, lending the good room an industrial loft vibe. Uncovered concrete partitions on the following stage down underscore that feeling.
The general ambiance, nonetheless, is one in all refined dwelling. White oak wide-plank flooring stretch from the dwelling space, past the stairwell to the open-plan kitchen. Expanses of glass seize downtown, Hill Nation and wooded views.
The stairwell is printed by slender metal railings that attain the ceiling, making it seem as if hung from the ceiling. The barrier between dwelling areas is created with out strong partitions. Blue cabinetry alongside the kitchen island base and higher cupboards brings the attention into the glossy, fashionable house. There’s an extended banquette in addition to bar seating―each looking to a courtyard. Home windows wrap a nook of the formal eating room.
To 1 aspect of the swimming pool and spa is a lined, open-sided outside eating space that may seat as much as a dozen in addition to a hearth pit. A baja shelf extends off the spa.
The versatile courtyard contains built-in seating and a film display. A one-bedroom, one-bathroom casita sits close by for a complete of six bedrooms, six full bogs and a powder room inside greater than 6,000 sq. toes of dwelling house.
There are two places of work, a climate-controlled wine room and a three-car storage.
The roomy 1.6-acre lot stuffed with mature timber enhances the house’s privateness.
The property is a few 5-minute drive from downtown Austin.
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