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Arthur's Lighthouse

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Identification

Arthur's Lighthouse
Lighthouse on the Lake
302329

Map

Structure in General

house
existing [completed]
limestone
applied masonry

Usages

residential

Facts

  • The home sits on 15 acres of land on a hill overlooking Lake Travis.
  • The homeowner named the lighthouse and planned it after his late father, a Royal Navy veteran, and loved everything having to do with nautical themes.
  • The 5th level of the tower contains a widow's walk, and in place of a Fresnel lens is a disco ball.
  • The octagonal shaped lighthouse tower has 72 steps to the top with 58 windows.
  • The tower's frame is built of steel and concrete and is faced with native limestone from the Texas Hill Country.
  • The 2nd and 3rd levels of the tower contain a bedroom and office. The 4th and 5th levels contain a reading room.
  • The home has a nautical theme throughout. The entrance to the house contains a plaque that has the home's longitude and latitude, as well as its elevation above sea level, 940 feet.

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Location

On Lighthouse Lane overlooking Lake Travis
78645
Jonestown
Texas
U.S.A.

Technical Data

72.00 ft
5
2005

Involved Companies

Hobbs' Ink
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