Scout Island Residence - A Masterpiece by alterstudio

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Scout Island Residence is an award-winning architectural masterpiece by alterstudio. Thoughtfully designed and carefully executed, this showcase residence has a subtle but distinguished presence within an established Austin hillside neighborhood.

One of our all-time architectural favorites. Defined by exquisite details & extraordinary quality, this home is warm and inviting. It presents a sense of “suspension”, both literally and figuratively. One is treated with deliberate “surprises”, as one casually strolls through the home. Strategically-placed windows offer beautifully-framed views of the home’s tranquil surroundings.

A transparent corridor, at the entryway, appears to be floating over a pair of reflecting pools. Welcoming symmetry draws the eyes toward this glass-encased “bridge”, the centerpiece that connects two “wings” of the residence. The “life of the house” is directed inwards - a center courtyard. Glass seamlessly integrate nature with the interior space. The owners embrace minimalist interiors with a calming palette, punctuated by the warm accent of custom wood paneling. Window walls, at the rear of the home, offer treetop views, as if one were suspended in nature.

A private sanctuary to be experienced. Features an “airplane cabin” media room and deeded boat slip. Rare ownership opportunity of a showcase waterfront residence.

www.5312ScoutIsland.com

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South-facing roof (20 degree pitch) pre-wired for 15 kW photovoltaic panel system, projected to reduce annual energy bill by approximately 85% Photo 7 of Scout Island Residence - A Masterpiece by alterstudio modern homeView Photos

South-facing roof (20 degree pitch) pre-wired for 15 kW photovoltaic panel system, projected to reduce annual energy bill by approximately 85%

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Overview

Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Full Baths
  • 4
  • Partial Baths
  • 1
  • Style
  • Modern
  • Year
  • 2010
  • Square Feet
  • 4809