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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. (

Lake Travis' most luxe home for sale is also the most expensive on the Texas market, according to 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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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. (

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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