LEGACY ESTATE OPENS ITS GATES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN HALF A CENTURY
Unparalleled in its significance and grandeur, 1804 Rockmoor Avenue is available for the first time in over half a century. This generational estate is situated on a prime stretch of Lake Austin in Tarrytown, just minutes from downtown Austin. Boasting large acreage, significant waterfront, and iconic architecture, the Rockmoor Estate is the crème-de-la-crème of Lake Austin's history.
"PARADISE FOUND" IN CENTRAL AUSTIN
Deemed "Paradise Found" by the Austin American-Statesman in 1964, the Rockmoor Estate is iconic, idyllic, and exclusively unique. With a wide crossing and picturesque western views of Lake Austin, this gated property maintains its esteem and retreat-like privacy with its high grounds and natural tree coverage. The shoreline slopes towards the lake, with over 660' of main body and a gated lagoon with over 500' of waterfront. A large covered veranda provides peaceful lake views, and as you come to the end of a stone-stepped nature path originating at the main house, you reach a tree-canopied lagoon and a secluded boat house protected by the estate's private water gate access to main body Lake Austin. Enjoy fishing, boating, and watersports, catch some rays along the water's edge, or take a relaxing ride to any of the popular lakeside restaurants nearby.
Embraced in a blanket of native Oak canopies and flowering flora, the Rockmoor Estate enjoys total privacy while also benefiting from its central location. Gated by water access and land, this historical site has maintained its grandeur and esteem throughout the years, being kept in pristine care by its generational owners. The rich rolling landscape and scenic waterfront vistas are unparalleled in central Austin, and as you stroll the grounds of this marvelous estate, you cannot help but sense the profound layers of history embedded in the land. The footprint of Texas' history is still evident in the 19th-century lime kiln still standing near the entrance. History, depth, stateliness and splendor all encapsulated in this marvelous 12.93+/-acre property includes inundated portion.
TIMELESS MODERN DESIGN
As a true testament to the innovative, transformative, site-conscious builds of 1960's American architecture, this home encapsulates the greatness of modernism while maintaining an ease and discretion to it. The estate's magnificent setting is embraced by the home's layout, its siting, its covered balconies, and ahead-of-its-time panoramic walled windows. Embracing the local environment was crucial to contemporary designers, and the builders' attention to details is seen through extraordinary elements like French marble countertops, handsome walnut walls, and wide steel-framed windows. French doors provide natural sunlight and offer dazzling vistas across the surrounding landscape, pool, and gardens. The Rockmoor Estate was featured in numerous publications including Architectural Digest and the Los Angeles Times. Welcome yourself home to this generational estate a timeless beauty and an incomparable piece of Austin real estate that truly is "Paradise Found".
Property Features Include: Waterfront
Views Include: Water
Amenities Include: In-Ground Pool
Lot Acres: 12.93