819 Mariner, Lakeway


3 Beds
3 Baths
2,240 Sqft
.29 Acres
0 Garages

An iconic Lakeway treasure, The Sand Dollar House was completed in 1979 by John Covert Watson who studied architecture under the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright at the time he was building the Guggenheim Museum in New York. Organic modern architecture, the house is made of steel and gunite with sleek white curved walls throughout. It was designed for the artist Eugenia Hunt as a second home and has been admired for decades by all who pass by it on the lake and look up in wonder. Every room boasts commanding views of the lake through custom windows and sliding doors leading to balconies and patios that trail to the water's edge. In the Living room, a floating wood bench comes off of a curved wall and a fireplace that mimics a kiva provides a cozy conversation area. The unique round Kitchen with its mix of blue tiles and wood cabinets is suspended above a deck below. One of the home’s most interesting features is the fascinating spiral staircase with wood treads. When you look up to the tear drop shaped skylights it feels like you are inside a sand dollar. All three bedrooms are on the lower level with windows and glass doors leading out to a series of porches. A perfect home for entertaining, guests can enjoy panoramic Lake Travis views from inside the home, then spill onto the porches and decks and trail to the water.

Essential Information
MLS® #6047336
Full Baths2
Half Baths1
Square Footage2,240
Year Built1979
Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
Community Information
Address819 Mariner
SubdivisionLakeway Sec 06
Zip Code78734
ViewLake, Panoramic, Water
Is WaterfrontYes
WaterfrontLake Front, Waterfront

Cable Available, Electricity Connected, High Speed Internet Available, Sewer Connected, Water Connected


Dog Park, Lake, Library, Playground, Park, Pool, Tennis Court(s), Trails/Paths, Display Window, Airport/Runway

HeatingCentral, Electric
# of Fireplaces2
FireplacesGreat Room, Master Bedroom

Double Oven, Dishwasher, Electric Cooktop, Disposal, Microwave, Stainless Steel Appliance(s)

Exterior FeaturesExterior Steps, Private Yard
RoofSee Remarks
ConstructionSee Remarks
Lot Description

Cul-De-Sac, Sloped Down, Many Trees, Trees Medium Size

School Information
DistrictLake Travis ISD
ElementarySerene Hills
MiddleHudson Bend
HighLake Travis
Additional Information
Date ListedSeptember 23rd, 2020
Days on Market38
Property History
Price Reduced from $2,200,000 to $1,999,000

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