Welcome to the Gunter and Elizabeth Hardie House in the Historic Monte Vista Neighborhood. Originally built in 1928, this exquisite estate has been thoughtfully updated, while still maintaining its original features and character. Making an immediate impression with its notable architecture and mature oak trees, this home is truly one-of-a-kind. Featuring ornate iron work, stunning hardwoods, impressive marble, and original tile work, this gorgeous, naturally-lit home is sure to impress. The spacious foyer leads to the grand living room with soaring ceilings, gas fireplace, and outside access to the expansive loggia. The open and inviting dining room offers coffered ceilings and a picturesque view of the backyard with oversized pool. The stunning kitchen features marble countertops, countless storage, gas cooking, wine fridge, and bar seating, creating an inviting atmosphere inside the home. Off the kitchen, a beautiful breakfast room with additional storage leads to a secondary living room with a stunning half bath. In addition, a bonus basement offers additional storage. The gorgeous spiral staircase leads to the oversized bedrooms. All secondary bedrooms include ensuite bathrooms and exterior balconies. The spacious primary features dual bathrooms with a tub and shower, multiple closets with built in storage, a large outdoor patio overlooking the backyard, and a bonus office/study. Featuring gleaming hardwood floors and ornate details, this home exemplifies the integration of elegance with modern comfort. The detached 2 bedroom casita also features a kitchen and bathroom with marble countertops and stunning hardwood floors, with access to an additional laundry room. On a .64 acre lot, this property features an impressive backyard area, spa-like pool, loggia, greenhouse, 5-car garage (a 2-car garage is currently used as an air conditioned gym), plus a circular driveway with mature oaks throughout. The main house includes (4811 SF) + casita (475 SF) + gym (393 SF) = 5679 SF total interior living space. The Monte Vista neighborhood is conveniently located near Trinity University, the Pearl Brewery, HWY 281, Downtown, as well as San Antonio's best restaurants, shops, and museums. Monte Vista is also home to some of San Antonio's most exemplary schools, such as Great Hearts, The Academy, and Keystone.