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38 La Buena Vida

0.95 Acres    ·    Aransas County, Aransas Pass, TX    ·    $8,750,000
OPEN HOUSE- Saturday, May 23rd 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM 

An incredible coastal home, 38 La Buena Vida is filled to the brim with high-end finishes, decadent details and luxury around every turn. This 11,000-square-foot estate is one of the nicest homes on the Texas Coast. This custom-built Mediterranean style villa, built by local builder Al Johnson, took six years to complete with no expense spared. Entertain guests on the back patio complete with a covered pavilion, outdoor kitchen, pool and unobstructed views of the bay. Enjoy coastal life in this beautiful home. 

Improvements: The gated private driveway welcomes you to huge metal and glass front doors of the villa. The home is a 5 bedroom/6 bathroom with lots of open living space. The custom winding staircase is the centerpiece of the home, wrapping around an 18 foot tall, $80,000 chandelier. Large floor to ceiling windows offers beautiful views of the bay and Intracoastal Canal. The stone archways in the home were cut and imported from Syria. The kitchen has high end appliances, walk-in refrigerator and large wrap-around bar which opens up to the living area, making it the perfect spot for entertaining. There is a dumb waiter that delivers food and drinks to the upstairs outdoor patio and kitchen that can accommodate large numbers of guests for parties. 

The owner hired Doug Salzman, owner of Dallas’ Top Drawer Interiors to decorate and help design the home during construction. All of the woodwork, including the cabinetry, closet interiors, the piano and even the owner’s fishing rod cabinet in a room dedicated to his favorite pastime, is mahogany. The home was built to Dade County, Florida hurricane specifications. To make it as storm proof as possible, the house sits on 101 piers that are sunk 41 feet deep. The house is 14.5 feet above sea level.

All showings are by appointment only and require a minimum of 48 hour notice.


Agent(s): Rick Doak, Sales Associate
(361) 243-1040
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