Resting upon a hilltop in one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in Westlake lies a grand estate with spectacular panoramic views of the city and lake. Custom-built with no expense spared, luxury is evident upon first glance with its circular drive graced with a fountain, and a stucco and stone veneer exterior.
Hilltop Living at 4317 Dunning Lane
Through double doors is a welcoming foyer with an intricate, hand-painted ceiling, a separate dining space with gorgeous chandelier and a living room with beautiful fireplace and wall of windows. The spacious great room with fireplace, soaring cathedral ceilings with wood beams, stone pillars and a wall of windows is the ideal space to gather and enjoy each other’s company.
The state-of-the-art kitchen boasts a bar, breakfast nook, center island with ample prepping space, granite and marble counters, upscale appliances and a walk-in pantry. Dark, rich wood custom-designed cabinetry compliments the warm tones of the granite and marble countertops. The island is centered under an iron chandelier providing impeccable lighting and character within the space. There are details galore in this culinary abode.
Designed with both comfort and luxury in mind, the master suite offers outdoor access to the terrace and balcony, and an ensuite bath with soaking tub, enclosed shower and separate vanities with hand-painted sinks. With six bedrooms and seven bathrooms, this estate boasts plenty of room for a large family and plenty of guests.
Need a space to relax? You’ll find everything from a library with floor to ceiling shelving, office, grand theater and game room, and wine cellar with seating for 8 to provide a retreat from the hectic moments in life.
A guest apartment with a separate entrance includes a living room, office area, ample storage, 1.5 bathrooms, and full size kitchen. You can access it through the outside by the front driveway or it has an elevator that goes straight to the main house from the guest quarters.
The lush grounds offer gracious terraces, a covered patio with outdoor kitchen, multiple lounging spaces, a decorative pond, spa and infinity pool with water features. From almost every backyard space, you will have an incredible view of trees with the Austin downtown skyline as your backdrop.
Along with resting in one of the most admired neighborhoods in Westlake, this estate also sits within the Eanes ISD. Being one of the most sought out school districts in Texas, it has become known as an elite school district. For the 2016 – 2017 school year, all schools in this district received Met Standards, the highest rating, as their TEA Accountability rating.
On average, teachers in the district have 13 years of experience with 42.3% having advanced degrees. As a 1:1 mobile device district, grades K-12 enjoy the benefit of having technology in their hands. IPads have transformed the classrooms into interactive, exciting and engaging places and not only improved learning for the at-risk students, but also challenge the gifted students to a higher level of thinking.
Opportunities for students include robotics, Destination Imagination, gifted & talented, athletics, fine arts, dance, and Spanish immersion programs. High school students can also participate in the Incubator program, computer sciences and health occupations classes that give the students a broad range of experiences. Social-emotional learning and global citizenship are also key components in curriculum at all grade levels.