5 Beds
5.5 Baths
5,428 SqFt
1.02 Acre Lot
44,605 Sqft Lot
Status Pending
Property Type Single Family Residence
Price Type
Year Built 2006
Neighborhood River Place Sec 17
Days on Website 53

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$7,500,000 – 8800 Big View Drive, Austin, TX 78730

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Property listed by Kuper Sotheby’s Itl Rlty 512-327-4800 {attribution_contact}


Experience lake living like never before at The Retreat on Lake Austin! Set amidst manicured lawns and impeccable landscaping on one of Austin’s most highly sought-after streets, this spectacular Texas manor stands out with its timeless appeal. The home sits ideally on over an acre of prime Lake Austin waterfront, with over 100ft of frontage and a two-slip boat dock. The perfect primary residence to create new chapters with family and friends, or an ideal opportunity to fulfill the desire for your second home. The property offers an indoor-outdoor lifestyle as it exudes an atmosphere of relaxed sophistication. The interior is a true celebration of open space and light! The flow between the interior spaces serves as a frequent hub of camaraderie. You and yours will enjoy the expansive living room, breakfast nook, formal dining, wine cellar, wet bar, airy kitchen and more. The spacious primary suite occupying the west wing offers seclusion from the rest of the home, with tranquil views of the lake. As you make your way up the gracious landing, you will be captivated by views of Lake Austin and find an oversized balcony to relax and unwind. The secondary living room is well-appointed with a dry bar, wine cooler, and built-ins. The three additional guest suites and bathrooms are found on this level, each with its own characteristics and charm. Additionally, this property features a bonus guest casita with a full bathroom! Make your way to the outdoor living, which showcases the allure of living on Lake Austin! The pool and spa combo are embraced by the surrounding nature, with peace-filled views of the gently lapping waves of the lake. Take the winding paved pathway to the lake and boat dock, and breathe in the freshness of the Texas air. There is nothing more special than living on the lake! Come see what The Retreat on Lake Austin has to offer!

Property Details and Features

Appliances and Equipment

  • Convection Oven
  • Double Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Gas Water Heater
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Water Softener Owned
  • Self Cleaning Oven


  • 1 half bathroom
  • 5 full bathrooms
  • 6 total bathrooms


  • 5 total bedrooms
  • 2 bedrooms on main level


  • Built in 2006
  • Stories: 2
  • 5,428 sqft living area
  • Masonry


  • Golf
  • Park
  • Tennis Court(s)

Exterior Features

  • Balcony
  • Covered Courtyard
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Private Yard
  • Rain Gutters


  • Fenced
  • Wrought Iron


  • 2 fireplaces
  • Gas Log
  • Great Room


  • Carpet
  • Stone
  • Wood


  • Slab


  • 3 garage spaces


  • Water Body Name: Lake Austin
  • Waterfront
  • Lake Front


  • Central

Home Owner’s Association

  • Fee: $295
  • Fee Frequency: Annually
  • Common Areas

Interior Features

  • Beamed Ceilings
  • Bookcases
  • Open Beams/Beamed Ceailings
  • Coffered Ceiling(s)
  • Multiple Living Areas
  • Main Level Primary
  • Pantry
  • Recessed Lighting
  • Sound System
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Instant Hot Water


  • Property Subtype: Single Family Residence
  • Listed on 2023-02-01


  • County: Travis
  • Subdivision: River Place Sec 17


  • 1.024 acres
  • Area: 1.024
  • Sprinklers Automatic
  • Trees Large Size
  • Trees Medium Size


  • 3 covered spaces
  • Attached


  • Private pool
  • In Ground
  • Pool/Spa Combo
  • Waterfall


  • Closing & Funding


  • Resale
  • Lake
  • River


  • Tile


  • Elementary School: River Place
  • Elementary School District: Leander ISD
  • Middle School: Four Points
  • Middle School District: Leander ISD
  • High School: Vandegrift
  • High School District: Leander ISD


  • Municipal Utility District


  • Annual Amount: $0
  • Year: 2022


  • Electricity Available
  • Natural Gas Available
  • Phone Connected
  • Underground Utilities

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