Austin September 27, 2016
The One Enchanting Place In Austin That Must Go On Your Bucket List Immediately
Cover yourself in pixie dust and think happy thoughts, because you’re about to be whisked away to the most magical place in Austin. Tucked away in the Bouldin Creek neighborhood sits Casa Neverlandia, a whimsical three-story home full of colorful mosaic tiles and intricate details. Artist James Talbot began renovating this 100 year old home in 1976, and the beauty just keeps growing. Schedule a tour with Talbot and jump into a fairy tale. This enchanted home should go on your bucket list immediately.
If you think the outside looks majestic, just wait until you go inside!
Beginning as a quaint 1900s bungalow, Casa Neverlandia slowly grew into this three-story work of art. Talbot purchased the home for only $13,000 in 1979.
The living room is warm and welcoming.
Taking inspiration from children's books and enchanting fairy tales, Talbot decorates his home with colorful mosaic tiles.
The downstairs gallery is full of beaded artwork.
In addition to his beautiful home, Talbot crafts works of art from gorgeous beads. The glittering sculptures will pique your imagination.
LPs, CDs, and record players fill up the music room.
Of course, Casa Neverlandia's music library is full of childhood favorites like the soundtrack to Disney's Peter Pan.
You'll never want to leave the whimsical bedroom.
Also referred to as the Vegas Room, the atmosphere is loaded with glamor. The zebra-striped rug and purple walls will make you feel like you're in the lap of luxury.
The Bali Room is full of ornate details.
You'll want to take pictures of the bamboo ceilings and Spanish art influences.
The fun continues outside.
Who didn't want to slide down a fire pole as a kid? At Casa Neverlandia, it's the fastest way to travel. You'll be screaming "weee!" after touring this magical home.
To top it all off, this home is extremely green and energy-efficient.
With solar panels, a composting toilet, and bright windows, Casa Neverlandia is changing the way people treat their homes.
Schedule a tour with Talbot and see all of this magic for yourself.
Located at 305 W Milton, Casa Neverlandia is right in the heart of the '04 neighborhood. To visit this enchanting spot, you can either schedule a tour or hop on one of Talbot's pre-schedule tours. Visits to the home last over an hour and cost $15. For more information, visit TalbotWorld.com.
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