Lake House Applehead Island, Horseshoe Bay Texas traditional-pool

Lake House Applehead Island, Horseshoe Bay Texas

This lakeside home in Horseshoe Bay was built as a retreat for the Houston family. They desired to have the pool cascade into the lake below, requiring it to be built on the second story of the home. This home was the recipient of the Texas Star Award for Best Outdoor Living Area.

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April 1, 2013
pudding0399 wrote:
Where is this beautiful pool located - It's amazing
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Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes
Thank you for your inquiry into this custom built home by Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes of Austin & Horseshoe Bay, this home is located is Horseshoe Bay TX overlooking Lake LBJ. Thanks again ~ Team ZHCH
    Bookmark   April 23, 2013 at 10:20AM
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October 27, 2012
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Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes
Thank you for contacting Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes, this home is actually located in Horseshoe Bay on Applehead Island overlooking Lake LBJ. We specialize in turning our clients visions and dreams into reality, which is just what this specific home and pool dictated!

To answer your question...
The same structural engineer designed the pool and the home foundation. They were poured at the same time using a concrete pump truck for equal placement. The pool structure included concrete piers to the natural grade below with fill material under the basin. Steps next to the pool lead to a boat dock below and the catch basin from the negative edge effect of the water falling from above. While very attractive, the bill for this elevated pool was over $ 200,000.

If you are looking for a custom home builder we would very much enjoy the opportunity to discuss your visions. Feel free to contact Steve Zbranek, 2-Time National Master Builder and 4-Time Custom Home Builder of the Year directly at 512-261-0344 anytime.

Thanks again for your inquiry ~ The Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes Team
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October 6, 2012
brookie2345 wrote:
is it sharing with its neighbors - is it sharing with its neighbors???
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Back Yard Splash Pads, LLC
Wow that looks great!
    Bookmark   October 16, 2013 at 10:20PM
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Holgan Land Surveying, PC
well.. you certainly achieved what you set out for. It actually appears that the pool is PART of the lake!! I guess it's the infinity edge that makes it look that way. Is the property at a much higher elevation then the lake?
    Bookmark   October 17, 2013 at 10:38AM
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September 1, 2013
katye13 wrote:
Love the rocking chairs? Where are they from?

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Katherine Caviness added this to Enjoy Your Pool Long Past Labor Day
If you're still in the process of planning your pool, consider adding a fire element for those chillier autumn nights. This fire pit integrated with the pool design provides not only another entertainment area for the homeowner and guests, but a warm reprieve for swimmers during cooler weather.

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this is pretty cool
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Infinity pool by lake
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Inside Pool, open to outside
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Patio pool
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The fireplace area
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Rock with clean stone edge
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Really cool
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October 15, 2014
very beautiful idea
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Maybe how we can get water close to home/sitting area
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pool comes into outdoor kitchen
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All of it
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I would LOVE to be able to enjoy the pond from under cover.
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I love everything!
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Private overhang
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Cool. Got some shade.
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pool into poolhouse
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Maybe too much
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Portion of pool is shaded.
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Like how this goes under porch
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This was just a cool illusion...bringing the pool right up to your existing deck....too bad that well is in the way :)
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Just Awesome!!!!!
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Fireplace near jacuzzi
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Steinhausens grotto
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Eternity pool
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Cool pool off room
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Outside space and I infinity pool
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infinity pool, second story . . . wow
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Dream pool
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I love this
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OMG !! I love this
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Cool infinity pool next to lake
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Rocking chairs by pool?
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What a pool!
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The roof over the water.
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As Ella says...."I want! I want!!"
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Covered pool
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Covered with shallow.
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Lake LBJ
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Off patio
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Interested in how fire comes out of pot as well as fireplace? Gas line or?
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Waterside delta property with overhand and infinity pool. Great view
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Pool verandah
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Outdoor fireplace
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Porch into pool
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Indoor pool that could still incorporate a real pool house
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Mitad fuera, mitad dentro
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Covered pool area
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under deck
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extension off house
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pool under deck
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Style mexicain, pierres
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Pool off patio
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Fireplace and water
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Under pool
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dream pool
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dream porch/pool
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pool under cover
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Not possible in our backyard, but awesome.
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Fireplace, Fire Feature
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fireplace at the edge of the pool
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Infinity pool
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Make water part of the structure
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Love this idea
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Like the side fireplace, do not like the pool
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Found this looking thru builders in HSB...for exteriors. Where is this
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lake, fireplace
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fireplace shape
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Under covered patio
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