Welcome to 8 Oaks, an elite Hill Country getaway where time slows down, and refined living and entertaining spaces cater to every want and need. This sprawling 6.5-acre estate features a breathtaking indoor-outdoor main residence, a party barn, a poolside oasis, two inviting guest cottages, a tennis pavilion, a fitness studio, and a detached office, all surrounded by exquisite, manicured landscaping. Ideal as a generational compound, full-time residence, or weekend escape, 8 Oaks surpasses every expectation for lavish Hill Country living, just 30 minutes from Austin. This exceptional Spicewood sanctuary is brought to you by Cornerstone Architects and builder Terry Polston with interiors by Fern Santini.
MAIN RESIDENCE Encompassing 7,886 square feet of indoor and outdoor living space, the magazine-worthy main residence impresses with sophisticated designer details and premium finishes. Soaring beamed ceilings and designer lighting rise above wide-plank hardwood flooring, while walls of windows amplify light and views in every direction. From the gracious foyer, you're invited into a breathtaking great room where grand living and dining areas are surrounded by a wet bar, fireplace, and wine room. Chefs will feel right at home in the open gourmet kitchen featuring custom cabinetry, state-of-the-art appliances, and outstanding pantry space. Enclosed wraparound verandas welcome alfresco dining and lounging alongside fireplaces, fans, and outdoor televisions. Head to the enviable owner's retreat to discover a king-size bedroom that opens to a private lanai. A dramatic lounge boasts library shelving, a wet bar, and a fireplace, while the bright and airy lounge includes a built-in desk/vanity. Two separate spa bathrooms open to boutique-inspired walk-in closets, and a morning bar make morning routines effortless. Two secondary suites on the main level offer walk-in closets and private baths. Two more secondary bedrooms flank a full bathroom and game room on the top floor. A powder room and utility room complete this unparalleled home.
POOLSIDE OASIS Outside the main residence, the sparkling zero-edge pool beckons with a tanning shelf, spa, and a state-of-the-art pool purification system that uses neither chlorine nor saltwater. There's plenty of room for sunbathing on the wide pool deck, and the adjacent overside fire pit is the perfect setting for s'mores and ghost stories after the sun dips down below the horizon.
PARTY BARN The spectacular party barn is an entertainer's dream. With over 2,000 square feet of usable space, the expansive interior welcomes gatherings large and small with a comfortable living area featuring a "Big Ass" fan, fireplace, wet bar, pool table, shuffleboard, and theater television. Outside, the fully stocked summer kitchen makes grilling irresistible alongside a large dining patio and bar counter. A pool bathroom adds convenience to this smart structure.
TENNIS & FITNESS Tennis takes center stage on the professional-quality court, complete with outdoor lighting and an umpire's chair. Spectators will find comfortable accommodations in the handsome stone tennis pavilion, where you'll find a snack bar, outdoor television, and storage room. Reach your fitness goals in the dedicated exercise room positioned with expansive hill county views alongside the two-car garage and porte-cochère. A wall of glass opens to a large patio perfect for sun salutations alongside verdant outdoor surroundings.
GUEST ACCOMMODATIONS 8 Oaks places a premium on luxurious guest quarters with two well-appointed cottage suites flanking a spacious outdoor living space with magnificent hillside views and a fire table. Each large cottage feature an open living/sleeping area with built-in cabinetry and a kitchenette. Spa bathrooms include double vanities and walk-in showers. This prized property conveys concept drawings for a third guest casita with a large living room, chef's kitchen primary suite, and bunk room.
OFFICE Near the property's gated entrance, the large, detached family office offers a spacious workroom, conference room, private office, break room, and one-and-half bathrooms — ideal for company retreats, working from home or overseeing this unrivaled Hill Country property.
GROUNDS Secure gated access opens to the 6.5-acre sanctuary filled with carefully chosen plants and trees surrounded by premium hardscape materials, including black star gravel and limestone. Grand oaks stand shoulder to shoulder with cherry laurel and olive trees, and a vineyard is filled with dozens of two-year-old imported Tempranillo grapevines. Wildflowers and grasses provide color, while rosemary, honeysuckle, jasmine, and thyme fill summer breezes with delightful aromas. An illuminated walking path with a bridge meanders past a pond and water features. A long drive, overflow parking pads, two separate two-car garages, and a dramatic porte-cochère ensure abundant parking for family and friends.