Magnificent 2-Acre Monte Vista Estate on the Cover of LHM San Antonio and the Hill Country Issue 13.2

Distinctive Monte Vista Estate on 2 acres
Distinctive Monte Vista Estate on 2 acres

San Antonio, TX – May 1, 2023

Exquisitely maintained, this stately, century-old private estate is situated in the Monte Vista Historic District, San Antonio, Texas. The neighborhood is characterized by distinguished residential architecture from the early 20th century. This splendid home, completely encapsulated behind high stone walls, is no exception. The distinctive residence is securely tucked away on 2.01 acres surrounded by mature trees and glorious gardens. Built during San Antonio’s Gilded Age, the 10,780 square foot home is nothing less than spectacular. 

Rich with history, but complete with modern amenities, this five-bedroom residence is a standout and affords easy living. Inviting and beautifully designed brick pathways lead to this architecturally unique home featuring a Ludowici-tiled roof. A classic, this Texas estate beckons with its striking entry portico, porte-cochere, numerous verandas, and walkways just waiting to be traversed. Step inside this glamorous family home and revel in the finer details some of which are the original architectural features. The foyer opens to a formal reception with easily accessible guest bath. Complementing the home’s details, the sitting room is adorned with Mahogany wainscoting, decorative plaster moldings and a unique fireplace. Awaiting your presence are the formal living and dining areas. Take in the magnificent arched ceilings, illuminated art niches and multiple fireplaces, each uniquely designed for the rooms. Continuing in the timeless, luxurious style, linger in the study with a half bath, or lounge in the amazing solarium. The first floor of this two-story house also features a magnificent great room and fully equipped modern kitchen. The butler’s pantry, wet bar and breakfast room are ready for a busy family or entertaining. Head upstairs and escape to the family’s private quarters. Relax in the spacious primary bedroom, en suite luxurious bathroom, and sitting room/nursery complete with fireplace. 

The second floor also hosts another opulent bathroom, half bath and three additional bedrooms. One of which is large enough to serve as an additional primary bedroom en suite bath and sitting room. Outside terraces can be reached from all levels, creating a natural harmony. The garden or terraced level is perfect for an active family. An enormous screening room, game room, exercise room plus full laundry and several storage rooms are located here. The garden level opens to the beautiful grounds and further amenities including the expansive swimming pool. A hot tub, gazebo, bi-level pond and waterfall, plus walled garden with fountains and basketball courts are easy to reach. Invite your extended family and guests to stay in the one-bedroom apartment above the three-car garage. Separate parking courts afford plenty of room for guests. 

Everything about this estate in San Antonio’s Monte Vista Historic District is rich with experiences to be had. Listed by Colleen Casey with The Phyllis Browning Company, San Antonio, Texas. Please contact Colleen Casey with The Phyllis Browning Company, at least 24 hours before you wish to view this distinctive, private residence. 

To learn more about this Cover Home Highlight, click here!

To browse the entire collection of Luxury Home Magazine San Antonio and the Hill Country for sale and search for your next luxury property or to connect with a luxury real estate expert in this area, click here.

About the Listing Agent

Colleen Casey is a top producing REALTOR® with Phyllis Browning Company, specializing in listing and selling homes in the walkable districts of Monte Vista, Olmos Park, King William and downtown San Antonio.

For Advertising Information

Please contact us for information on advertising in Luxury Home Magazine San Antonio and the Hill Country.