Welcome to the stately stone Chateau at Costa Bella, a gracious hilltop waterfront estate situated on Lake Travis. The French inspired chateau is located in the very exclusive gated waterfront community of Costa Bella, at the end of a very private cul-de-sac. Situated on almost three lush acres, this property boasts 180 degree views of the lake and surrounding Hill Country. Enter through the motorized secure gates and catch your first glimpse of this architectural masterpiece constructed almost entirely of large limestone blocks. Off of the motor court, step into the foyer highlighted by an enormous two-story rotunda embellished with tiled art, faux paint and hand painted murals. The sweeping circular stairway, with artistic wrought iron balusters, leads to the second floor. Opulent artistic touches include remarkable custom drapes, coffered and beam ceilings, cord and braided wood accents, arched doorways, one-of-a kind artistic tileinsets, furniture quality built-in cabinetry and casework demonstrate the meticulous craftsmanship utilized to create this work of art. Step up to the “old world” style bar adorned with carved cabinetry, a copper bar top and beautiful lighting. A 1600 bottle wine cellar resembles a cave with stone, tile and dark wood racks. Your collection is cooled by the Breezaire system. The sizeable French country kitchen features a massive prep island, breakfast bar, sumptuous granite counters, six-burner Viking range, Asko dishwashers, Subzero refrigerators and beverage center, stunning beamed ceiling and beautiful mesquite floors. An enormous pantry has cabinets, built-in shelving and a Subzero freezer. An oversized family room has extensive views of the lake. A substantial fireplace, 3D television, Denon-based theatrical quality sound system and space for a pool table provides hours of leisure fun. Striking wood and glass doors lead out to the covered veranda. Relax in the luxurious paneled library enhanced with double arched doors and rich millwork. A striking spiral staircase leads up to the art and music loft purposely designed for painting or playing. Unwind in your personal master retreat comprised of a welcoming foyer, perfect sized sitting room and a grand master bedroom with unparalleled views of Lake Travis and a fireplace. Reminiscent of an opulent Roman bath, the dramatic spa-like retreat centerpiece is the lighted dome over the tub. Extensive storage in the walk-in closet plus a cedar closet and outdoor shower area. Four large ensuite upstairs themed guest rooms are equipped with linked loft play areas, walk-in closets and all but one have views out to the lake. While each is different in style and design, they share mesquite floors and maple planked pitched ceilings. Numerous additional spaces for friends and family to have fun and enjoy each other’s company consist of the game room with an elevated and curtained stage, mirrored exercise room and a dediated professionally designed high-end theater with extensive equipment including a 3D projection system, unrivaled sound system and designed-in acoustics. The main floor covered veranda is perfect for relaxing with multiple seating areas, sizeable fireplace, gazebo and outdoor cooking, including a pizza oven. The upstairs veranda features a covered gazebo topped by a copper-roofed turret. Cool off in the multi-level negative edge pool with bubbling spa. Refreshments are served from the covered cabana. Sport court, terraced gardens and a private boat dock with lift, closet, water pump and easy access without tram system.