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Texas' most expensive home for sale is a $45 million Lake Travis fortress in Austin

The most expensive home for sale in Texas comes with multiple waterfalls, an entertainment pavilion and more. (Realtor.com)

Lake Travis' most luxe home for sale is also the most expensive on the Texas market, according to Realtor.com. With a $45 million asking price, the Austin mansion has been on the market for just a few weeks and showcases some of the best the Hill Country has to offer.


The home, aptly named "Villa Del Lago," offers a 15,400-square foot main house nestled on the hilly south shore of Lake Travis.

The home includes outdoor space and a pool that overlooks the south shore of Lake Austin. (Realtor.com)


Those who dare to make a bid won't be short on amenities—the home comes with seven bedrooms, 10 baths, five fireplaces and other rooms including a media room, theater, library, game room, gym and bar.

The home was built in 2004 and comes with a library, gym, theater and more. (Realtor.com)


Once outside, homeowners are met with immaculate native Texan landscaping, including cascading hillside waterfalls, a summer kitchen and a fish pond.

The 25-acre property also hosts multiple waterfalls. (Realtor.com)


Stone staircases and bridges lead to a gated two-story "entertainment pavilion" with a commercial catering kitchen and valet area.

The private entertainment pavilion has hosted weddings and other events in the past. (Realtor.com)


The home draws on Classical architecture but was built in the early aughts with a modern lifestyle in mind. Extra perks include three ovens, an elevator, a secret stairwell and safe room, a half basketball court and a massage room.

The home's luxe kitchen comes with three ovens and ornate cabinetry. (Realtor.com)


Looking for your next dream home? Villa Del Lago is within your reach—if you can shoulder around $236,700 each year for the next 30 years (plus a $10.8 million down payment).

Those enchanted with the property may still be able to catch a glimpse of luxury Lake Austin life, however. The entertainment pavilion is closed for now, but former property owners rented the European-inspired villa for weddings and other events with packages starting at around $7,500.

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