DISCOVER EXTRAORDINARY ELEGANCE IN THIS EXCLUSIVE HILL COUNTRY ESTATE IN WORLD-RENOWNED NEW BRAUNFELS! This palatial mansion in gated Rockwall Ranch on acreage takes your breath away with glamour while its functional design welcomes a luxurious lifestyle with ultimate comforts. Three stories, six bedrooms (five of which are ensuites), six and a half baths, three-car garage, resort-style pool & outdoor kitchen barely highlight the vast offerings in this captivating home with 10,031 square feet under roof! Drive through the oak-studded limestone hills, through gates of a graceful community where deer dot the front yards of neighboring estates. From the circular drive, be stunned by exquisite curb appeal of this stately residence. Through double doors step onto gleaming travertine floors of the soaring foyer, warmed with natural light, that shares a view of the waterfall, pool, outdoor living space and oak draped lawn. Be charmed by all the custom touches from expected, like lavish engineered hardwood flooring, to the unexpected, like the water which cascades from the ceiling to fill the bathtubs! The office to the left boasts gorgeous wooden wall cabinetry, offering a secret passage to the master bath suite! Dazzling dining room, overlooking xeriscaped front yard, leads into a spectacular kitchen--a true chef's paradise with gas cooking surrounded by custom hickory cabinets, exclusive Brazilian Black Fusion granite countertops, 8x6 foot island & breakfast bar next to an eating nook & walk-in pantry. The main master suite is tucked behind a cozy living room with its 2-way electronic fireplace & classy wood built-ins and past a massive laundry room complete with sink. Here, relax and enjoy a view of your lush acreage through a bay window from bed or adjacent sitting area, then step into a bath suite fit for the Four Seasons--his&hers vanities, copper tub w/ ceiling waterfall cascade & fireplace, walkthrough shower with river rock floor, hickory built-ins and HUGE walk-in closet as well as an overflow closet. A second master suite is on the opposite side of the first floor with full bath. Upstairs find a THIRD master suite with huge walk-in closet, another tub with waterfall cascade, river rock shower plus custom granite his&hers vanities with bowl sinks. Two other bedrooms up are ensuites and a third shares a gorgeous hall bath with the gameroom. Play foosball & air hockey with the space offered here, along with a mini-kitchen or step into the media room with riser, theatre seating and projection screen. A second office space up is perfect for home gym or meditation room. The upstairs loft offers another place to hang out or step onto the huge balcony which overlooks your outdoor entertaining mecca. Down here, the long covered porch opens to the sparkling, heated, self-cleaning Anthony&Sylvan Pool with dramatic waterfall, multiple showering fountains, elaborate lighting & jacuzzi, all with a view of the 65" TV mounted over the outdoor fireplace. Pull up a seat at the outdoor kitchen bar to watch your host cook up a feast from the griddle, pizza oven, smoker or gas grill. Set the stage for a peaceful evening at a separate fire pit sitting area! Ah, the best surprises might be last as the 3rd floor carpeted 800 sf great room could be 3rd living area, storage or a private apartment. The three-car, air-conditioned garage sports a man cave with TV, barber shop, golf cart and second laundry with washer and dryer. Interior & exterior surround sound plus whole home intercom system set a perfect audio atmosphere. The ultimate efficiency shows in shockingly low utility bills thanks to spray foam insulation & energy-star appliances. Highly rated Comal ISD schools & the supreme location of this upscale villa make it rare--on a cul-de-sac in the peaceful country, yet just 10 minutes from I-35 & shopping conveniences, 30 minutes to downtown San Antonio & a short drive to popular river hotspots in Gruene. Visit soon--make this sanctuary yours!
Listing courtesy of Linda Zimmerhanzel from Zest Realty