That’s right, Dragons and Dragonettes: Richard Garriott is selling his palatial Austin, Texas home, nicknamed “Britannia Manor II”. And it can be yours for the modest sum of $4,100,000!
Britannia Manor II, the captivating & magical estate of Richard Garriott, aka, Lord British, is seeking new stewardship. Situated high on a level 3.99ac hilltop overlooking downtown & a 3,000ac preserve, this home offers amazing architectural details & intrigue plus an “off the grid” energy realm. Features behind the iron gate include a 360 degree observatory w/ telescope atop the approx 4790 sq ft home, pool, grotto, waterfall, +detached studio, separate guest quarters, a/c’d barn, lagoon,lighted track.
It comes with, according to the listing, a built-In oven, cook top, dishwasher, disposal, double oven, downdraft, microwave oven, refrigerator, self cleaning oven, and an updated A/C Unit (> 12 Seer). No word on whether it comes with a bread maker.
Features left unmentioned in the listing include: British flags, secret passages, Origin Systems history, and unparalleled levels of awesome.
Revenge of the Update: Not bad…I reported on this about the same time as KUT News in Austin did. It’s not every day that I get to the news as quickly as the actual newsies do! Kotaku, Joystiq, and GameInformer are all carrying the story now, as well.