Our Splurge: Gregg Klar with Keller Williams Lake Travis has listed 5303 S. Scout Island Circle, Austin for $2.5 million.

Imagine a place where the weather is warm, the amenities are plentiful, and deep blue water views go on for miles. Itching to get away? What’s better than heading to your very own lakefront retreat? This week we zero in on two exceptional lakefront beauties in Austin.


allie-beth-urban-teamYour’s truly is joining this fine group of Allie Beth Allman Urban agents plus designer extraordinaire Barry Williams, jetting down to Austin Wednesday on Southwest Air Lines.

barrywilliamsWho knows? Maybe we’ll end up in Cancun?

We are going down to see a most extraordinary listing, the $15 million dollar Casa Santuario in Austin Texas. This “Sanctuary” goes, goes, will be gone to the highest bidder February 12, just in time for Valentines Day.  And you’ve got to check out this pool: one of the first swimming pools built in Austin, it was originally spring-fed!

I’m really interested in meeting, too, the folks who put this great video together: