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Westlake Drive House: An Inspiring Beauty

The  Westlake Drive House in Austin, Texas, could leave you wonder struck, for sure. This stunning residence was put up by the Austin-based studio James D. LaRue Architecture Design. Located on the 12th fairway of a west Austin golf course, the sleek house is comfortably placed on a steep hillside. It has been built in such a way that travelers above and golfers below can have a smart vision of the impressive natural beauty of the house. Its one-story street profile hides its size and complexity while the low-pitched roofs and clean horizontal lines give an environment-friendly look.

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The 4722 square foot house has been born out of the merger of three separate building structures, each having different functions and connected flawlessly by bridges, breezeways and ‘streets’.

A cantilevered steel entry bridge drifts over an impressive, cave stone covered wall constituting a sunken garden below. An abundance of windows, a glass enclosed bridge to the Master Suite and a glass lined stairwell permit a clean view of the golf course from nearly every room.

Stone walls add to the natural beauty of the building. The eco-friendly house comes complete with a pool, outdoor kitchen, fireplaces, several seating areas and lots more. This sophisticated house will allow you to enjoy the boundless natural beauty of the hillside terrain.

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