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Ross Speed
Saira Ukani

Masterpiece In The Hills

Price Upon Request 3500 Bunny Run , Austin, TX 78746

Lavish Estate - Designed by the esteemed Charles Travis of Chas Architects

3500 Bunny Run is not an attempt to chase trends or embrace fleeting fads. It stands as a testament to the enduring allure of timeless design and meticulous craftsmanship – an achievement seldom found in today's world of mass-production. Designed by the esteemed Charles Travis of Chas Architects, this residence is a true masterpiece, curated for the most discerning tastes.

As you approach this estate, you are greeted by the grandeur of large front doors reclaimed from a Mexican church, a fitting prelude to the opulence that lies within. A stone’s throw from the foyer awaits a breathtaking courtyard, serving as the vibrant heart of the residence. Here, a captivating water feature meanders through the space, infusing life and ambiance into the very core of the home.

Step inside to discover a sanctuary where every detail tells a story – imported Portuguese brick, intricate hand-made Moroccan tile, and hand-scraped Brazilian hardwood floors, installed by a singular artisan, radiate pride and quality rarely encountered in modern work.

Artistic elements continue to permeate the home with unique character, highlighted by four 'Falling from Grace' sculptures in the great room. Made in Rodrigo Lara’s studio in Mexico, shipped unassembled in large crates, and later installed by the artist himself, these figures are a captivating conversation-starter. As you walk through various rooms, you will also come across bespoke furnishings by Jason Scott made from reclaimed Javanese teak, with one special piece taking thirteen months from production in Java to final arrival in Texas. Notice that even the walls have a custom natural clay plaster finish with subtle specks of quartz glimmering throughout.

The kitchen showcases a hand-hammered copper sink, granite countertops, and high-end appliances: a Subzero freezer and refrigerator, two Thermador dishwashers and ovens, and additional cooling units. The outdoor kitchen, equipped with a Wolf range, Viking BBQ grill, and Kamado grill, beckons for al fresco dining and entertaining.

An expansive outdoor oasis can be enjoyed year-round. Indulge in paradise beneath the grape arbor, savoring a glass of wine from the climate-controlled 350-bottle wine cellar, or relax by an exterior fireplace, one of which mimics the shape of a seashell.

The intentional landscaping, designed by Root Design Company and now star of HGTV “Building Roots,” is teeming with diverse vegetation – Medjool date palms, cared for by a dedicated expert, along with olive, lime, tangerine, and other fruit trees, create a tranquil retreat reminiscent of a Mediterranean dream.

With views of the luscious backyard, the primary bedroom is palatial with a spacious seating area, fireplace, marble ensuite, and walk-in closet. This magnificent five bedroom/eight bath estate additionally consists of a formal dining room, gameroom, library, home office, and ample flex space for a gym and storage.

Modern conveniences abound with two universal EV chargers, new Sonos surround sound, and a sophisticated home automation system, offering seamless control over security, lighting, and gate access through your smartphone. Energy efficiency is equally paramount with recently installed Carrier Infinity HVAC units and Navien Energy Star tankless water heaters.

3500 Bunny Run is a masterpiece collection of the highest quality materials, selected and crafted by talented artisans, architects, and builders alike. Every aspect of this estate speaks to the discerning homeowner who seeks the pinnacle of luxury living.

  • Pocket Listing
  • 5
  • 8
  • 2008
    Year Built
  • 8,593 Sq.Ft.
    Living Area

Features & Amenities

Area & Lot

  • Status: Pocket Listing
  • Living Space: 8,593 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Size: 1.64 Acres
  • Type: Residential
  • Year Built: 2008
  • Neighborhood: West Lake Hills
  • Lifestyles: Country Club, Resort Style, Golf, Vineyard
  • Architecture Styles: Mediterranean, Old World
  • Elementary School:Bridgepoint Elementary
  • Middle School: Hill Country Middle School
  • High School: Westlake High School
  • School District: Eanes ISD


  • Total Bedrooms: 5
  • Total Bathrooms: 8
  • Full Bathrooms: 5
  • Half Bathrooms: 3
  • Kitchen: Subzero Freezer and Refrigerator, Two Thermador dishwashers, Chefs Kitchen, two Thermador ovens, Indoor Dacor range, Hand-hammered copper sinks, copper-finished Waterstone faucets
  • Laundry Room: 2 washers and 2 dryers, setup for a 3rd set of units in the hallway closet
  • Flooring: Imported Portuguese brick, Intricate hand-made Moroccan tile, Hand-scraped Brazilian hardwood floors
  • Fireplace: Wood-burning fireplace by grape arbor, gas fireplace on porch, Firepit at pool clamshell center
  • Other Interior Features: 350 bottle wine cellar, Walls are a custom natural clay plaster finish with subtle specks of quartz, Sonoma Forge faucets throughout home, The four hanging sculptures in the great room are part of a piece called "Falling from Grace." Made in Mexico by the artist Rodrigo Lara, shipped by crate, and later installed by the artist himself, Whole house Sonos sound system

Exterior & Building

  • Garage Space: 4
  • Water Source: City
  • Utilities: Primary City of Austin 400-amp board, feeds panels in garage and outside between kids' bedrooms., house sits on an essential protected grid
  • Pool: Waterfall Steps, Exterior fire feature, Massive outdoor fireplace, Heated pool with beach entry, Spa, Grape-covered arbor for al fresco dining, Spa in pool, second spa on its own system outside of master bedroom, 2 large underground water holding tanks, heated pool, beach entry
  • Roof: El Aguila clay roof tiles
  • Lot Features: Breathtaking central courtyard with a captivating water feature, putting and chipping green, basketball court
  • Parking: CellGate access, 2 universal EV chargers, 4 Car Garage
  • Heat Type: Carrier Infinity Variable Speed units x 6
  • Air Conditioning: Carrier Infinity Variable Speed units x 6
  • Water Features: Courtyard fountain with energy-efficient variable speed pool pump and sand filter
  • Security Features: Central home automation or via iphone for security system, front gate access, spa, and lights , wall fountain with magnetic drive pump
  • Green Features: 3 Medjool date palms by the pool, various fruit trees including olive, lime, tangerine, loquat, grape, and satsuma
  • Other Exterior Features: Large front doors are reclaimed from Mexican church, Outdoor kitchen with Wolf range, Viking BBQ grill and Kamado grill, Exterior stone: Ragstone, with the house walls and the perimeter privacy walls constructed via standard rubble masonry technique. On the house it is hard limestone, and mixed with limestone blocks on edging/corners

Masterpiece In The Hills

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West Lake Hills

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