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$1,050,000
4517 Rio Robles Dr - Austin, TX 78746

Bedrooms
4
Baths
4
SQ. Feet
3,626
Acres
0.31
Year Built
2000
$1,050,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Westview On Lake Austin Ph C Sec 05
4 br, 4 ba, 3,626 ft²
MLS® #: 1214425
Price:
$1,050,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
4
Baths:
4
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1214425
Sqft:
3,626
Acres:
0.31
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Westview On Lake Austin Ph C Sec 05
Property Listed By:
Wilson & Goldrick Realtors

Great Family House - Open Floor Plan - Lots Of Light. Master Down With Adjoining Study/nursery. Pool - Backs To Greenbelt - 3 Bedrooms And Game Room Up

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$525,000
3008 Paleface Ct - Austin, TX 78734

Bedrooms
3
Baths
3
SQ. Feet
2,842
Acres
0.34
Year Built
2006
$525,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Apache Shores
3 br, 3 ba, 2,842 ft²
MLS® #: 2698260
Price:
$525,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
3
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
2698260
Sqft:
2,842
Acres:
0.34
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Apache Shores
Property Listed By:
Moreland Properties

Charm And Character Abound In This Beautiful Home With Views Of The Hill Country And Lake Apache. High Ceilings, Bright And Light Inside, Great Courtyard Style Entry With Fireplace, Great Location, Near Goods And Services, Close To The Hill Country Galleria. This Well Maintained Home Is So Unique And Appealing You Won't Believe It Until You See It. Library Upstairs -...

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$674,000
3634 Ranch Creek Dr - Austin, TX 78730

Bedrooms
4
Baths
3
SQ. Feet
3,485
Acres
1.61
Year Built
1984
$674,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Glenlake
4 br, 3 ba, 3,485 ft²
MLS® #: 5019783
Price:
$674,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
4
Baths:
3
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
5019783
Sqft:
3,485
Acres:
1.61
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
GLENLAKE
Property Listed By:
Horizon Realty

This Is A Gem Of A Property In Desirable Glenlake. It's 1.61 Acre That Backs To Emma Long Park. 8 Ft Privacy Fence. Not A Cookie Cutter Community, A Great Neighborhood. Want Close In But Room & Privacy? Need Room To Build A Music / Art Studio, Workshop And/or Add A Pool? Voluntary Hoa. 3,485 Sq.ft. W/3 Bedrooms Up, Office/4th Bdrm Down. Major Kitchen & Master Bath Remo...

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$234,000
12505 Mixson Dr - Austin, TX 78732

Bedrooms
3
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,308
Acres
0.29
Year Built
1979
$234,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in River Ridge
3 br, 2 ba, 1,308 ft²
MLS® #: 6556156
Price:
$234,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
6556156
Sqft:
1,308
Acres:
0.29
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
River Ridge
Property Listed By:
Austin Avenue Real Estate Co.

Rare Opportunity To Live By Lake Austin In The Highly Desirable River Ridge Neighborhood At An Affordable Price. Features A Vaulted Living Room Ceiling, Fireplace, 2 Sets Of French Doors Leading To The Deck, 2 Car Garage, Boat Shed / 2 Car Carport, Wood Laminate Flooring, New Carpet, Recent Insulation With A Radiant Barrier, Three Sides Masonry Exterior, Large Backyard...

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$1,450,000
4017 Trailview Mesa Dr - Austin, TX 78746

Bedrooms
4
Baths
5
SQ. Feet
4,339
Acres
0.45
Year Built
1996
$1,450,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Westview/lk Austin Ph C Sec 2
4 br, 5 ba, 4,339 ft²
MLS® #: 4049629
Price:
$1,450,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
4
Baths:
5
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
4049629
Sqft:
4,339
Acres:
0.45
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Westview/Lk Austin Ph C Sec 2
Property Listed By:
Avalar Austin

Warm & Inviting Single Story Home In West Rim Of Westlake. Open Kitchen With Granite, Double Oven, And Large Island Opens To Living Area, Providing Wonderful Space For Entertaining. Private Master Retreat Has Large Living Space, Grand His/her Walk In Closets, Jetted Tub And Separate Shower. Serene Backyard Oasis Complete With Pool, Spa And Lush, Mature Trees - Great Ou...

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$896,990
4501 Westlake Dr #22 - Austin, TX 78746

Bedrooms
3
Baths
4
SQ. Feet
2,956
Acres
0.34
Year Built
2014
$896,990
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Villas At Davenport
3 br, 4 ba, 2,956 ft²
MLS® #: 5968329
Price:
$896,990
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
4
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
5968329
Sqft:
2,956
Acres:
0.34
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Villas at Davenport
Property Listed By:
Rgs Realty Llc

Exquisite Tuscan Styled Villas With Soft Contemporary Interiors, Some Of The Standard Features Include, Custom Stone And Stucco Exteriors, Barrel Tile Roofs, 8' Iron Arched Cantera Door, Stained Cedar Garage Doors, Granite Throughout, Extensive Hardwood Flooring And Much More! This Open Plan Has A Very Large Terrace, Study Or 4th Bedroom With Full Bath, Dramatic 22' Cei...

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$379,900
5608 Muster Ct - Austin, TX 78731

Bedrooms
3
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,742
Acres
0.1
Year Built
1984
$379,900
City: Austin
Status: Active
Townhouse in Courtyard Ph 06
3 br, 2 ba, 1,742 ft²
MLS® #: 3462793
Price:
$379,900
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
3462793
Sqft:
1,742
Acres:
0.10
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Courtyard Ph 06
Property Listed By:
Realty Austin

3 Bed/2 Bath End Unit In The Courtyard, A Coveted Neighborhood For Lake Access. Extensive Upgrades Since 2002 & Meticulously Maintained By Owner. Beautiful Neutral Interior W/ Crown Molding, Plantation Shutters & More! Kitchen Offers Silestone Counters & Stainless Appliances. Master Opens To Courtyard Patio Which Features A Planting Area W/ Irrigation. Garage Has Epoxy ...

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$615,000
13400 Coleto Creek Trl - Austin, TX 78732

Bedrooms
4
Baths
5
SQ. Feet
4,513
Acres
0.31
Year Built
2006
$615,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Steiner Ranch Ph 01 Sec 06f
4 br, 5 ba, 4,513 ft²
MLS® #: 6985117
Price:
$615,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
4
Baths:
5
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
6985117
Sqft:
4,513
Acres:
0.31
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Steiner Ranch Ph 01 Sec 06f
Property Listed By:
Keller Williams - Lake Travis

Best Value In River Heights! Open Floor Plan With Multiple Living Spaces, Inviting Foyer & Double Staircases. Gourmet Kitchen W/ Large Island. Expansive Master W/exquisite Bath & Large Walk-in Closet. All Bedrooms Have Their Own Private Bath. Large Game Room & Open Office. High-performance A/c, Water Filtration System & Central Vacuum. Shaded Backyard W/lovely Stone-pa...

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$1,465,000
3306 Rivercrest Dr - Austin, TX 78746

Bedrooms
4
Baths
4
SQ. Feet
3,619
Acres
0.29
Year Built
1980
$1,465,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Rivercrest Add Sec 02
4 br, 4 ba, 3,619 ft²
MLS® #: 8776400
Price:
$1,465,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
4
Baths:
4
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
8776400
Sqft:
3,619
Acres:
0.29
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Rivercrest Add Sec 02
Property Listed By:
Moreland Properties

Charming Westlake Home On Lake Austin Canal Set Just Off 360 In Westlake. Classic Finishes Define The Interior; With Stately Columns, Two Granite-surrounded Fireplaces And Gleaming White Woodwork That Can Accommodate A Variety Of Styles. Windows Across The Back Of The House Look Out Over The Deep Pool To The Canal Beyond. 1 Slip Boat Dock. Pristinely Maintained And With...

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$890,000
2025 Rue De St Tropez - Austin, TX 78746

Bedrooms
3
Baths
3
SQ. Feet
3,106
Acres
0.18
Year Built
1999
$890,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in St Tropez
3 br, 3 ba, 3,106 ft²
MLS® #: 4448052
Price:
$890,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
3
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
4448052
Sqft:
3,106
Acres:
0.18
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
St Tropez
Property Listed By:
Kw-austin Portfolio Realestate

Beautiful Lock And Leave Property In Gated Westlake Community, 10 Minutes From Downtown! Tastefully Decorated In Neutral Colors With High Ceilings And An Open Floor Plan. Kitchen Has Breakfast Bar And Looks Into Family Room. Downstairs Master Suite Looks Onto The Lushly Landscaped Backyard. Flexible Floor Plan Includes Fourth Bedroom/office W/ French Doors, Formal Dinin...

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$1,750,000
3401 Bunny Run - Austin, TX 78746

Bedrooms
5
Baths
5
SQ. Feet
4,483
Acres
0.28
Year Built
2006
$1,750,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Davenport West Sec 04 Ph 01
5 br, 5 ba, 4,483 ft²
MLS® #: 7959124
Price:
$1,750,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
5
Baths:
5
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
7959124
Sqft:
4,483
Acres:
0.28
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Davenport West Sec 04 Ph 01
Property Listed By:
Moreland Properties

This Handsome 5br/4.5ba, 4483sft Texas Tuscan Home In Davenport West Is Immersed In Modern Old World Charm. Distressed Hickory & Travertine Floors, Wood Beams, Alder Wood Doors, Hand-painted Accents & Faux-finished Walls Create An Atmosphere Of Warm Style & Comfort. Highlights Include Formal Dining, A Bonus Room, Office, Custom Ceilings, Wine Room, Natural Gas, X-wide I...

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$899,900
9436 Big View Dr - Austin, TX 78730

Bedrooms
5
Baths
5
SQ. Feet
4,753
Acres
0.37
Year Built
2001
$899,900
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in River Place Sec 15
5 br, 5 ba, 4,753 ft²
MLS® #: 7904137
Price:
$899,900
City:
Austin
Beds:
5
Baths:
5
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
7904137
Sqft:
4,753
Acres:
0.37
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
River Place Sec 15
Property Listed By:
Keller Williams Realty

“bellview Custom Homes” Mediterranean Inverted Home With Exquisite Finish Detail Typically Seen In Multiple Million Dollar Homes!; 11-13’ Ceilings; Lives Like A 1-story W/4 Bedrooms On The Main Level & A Potential In-law Retreat Below With Bedroom, Bath, Wet-bar, & Living Area. Views Over “panther Hollow” Preserve; Walk To Park, Tennis, & Trails Along A Stream W/meander...

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About Lake Austin

MLS®#: 3840057 - 3148 ABOVE STRATFORD Pl, Austin - $13,500,000
13,500,000
MLS®#: 4535217 - 215 Bella Riva Dr, Austin - $12,500,000
12,500,000
MLS®#: 3980185 - , Austin - $12,000,000
12,000,000
MLS®#: 3565803 - 98 San Jacinto Blvd #2902, Austin - $11,900,000
11,900,000
MLS®#: 5737083 - 19544 Sandcastle Dr, Spicewood - $10,999,000
10,999,000
MLS®#: 9023199 - 12821 Hughes Park Rd, Austin - $10,900,000
10,900,000
MLS®#: 9327534 - 12861 Hughes Park Rd, Austin - $10,900,000
10,900,000
MLS®#: 3644932 - 213 Costa Bella Dr, Austin - $9,988,000
9,988,000
MLS®#: 1619730 - 9209 Scenic Bluff Dr, Austin - $9,950,000
9,950,000
MLS®#: 5066627 - 1906 Scenic Dr, Austin - $9,750,000
9,750,000
MLS®#: 6197394 - , Lago Vista - $9,500,000
9,500,000
MLS®#: 9753523 - 1750 FAR GALLANT Dr, Austin - $8,950,000
8,950,000

Part of the Highland Lakes chain on the Colorado River, Lake Austin begins in west Austin at Mansfield Dam (Lake Travis) and ends 21 miles downstream at Tom Miller Dam, where it feeds into downtown Austin’s Lady Bird Lake.

Recreational activities on Lake Austin include jet skiing, boating, water-skiing, lake surfing, boat tours, camping, picnicking, bird watching, and fishing. Unlike Lake Travis, Lake Austin is a constant-level lake filled with aquatic vegetation like hydrilla and watermilfoil. Like Lake Travis, however, it is deeper than Lady Bird Lake, covered with boathouses and docks, and full of Largemouth bass, Sunfish, and Catfish. The lake has a surface area of 1,830 acres and a maximum depth of 75 feet.

Marion Weller lives in Greenshores, a Lake Austin community in northwest Austin. “My husband loves having a private boat ramp just down the hill from our house. I love the second-story views of the lake,” she said. “But what we love most about living here is the seclusion.”

Residential Real Estate Statistics*

Price Range

$18,000 to $13,500,000

Average Price

$458,423

Median Price

$299,900

Size Range of Homes

0 to 15,779 SqFt

Price Range of Homes (per square foot)

$3 to $3,937

Median Price (per square foot)

$135

Average Days on the Market

82

* Based on current MLS listings

LAKE AUSTIN HISTORY

Formerly Lake McDonald, Lake Austin was the first large, manmade reservoir in Texas. It was formed in 1893 after the completion of the Austin Dam, which toppled in a flood seven years later. In 1939, the Lower Colorado River Authority built Tom Miller Dam, which stands to this day.

Tom Miller Dam

Tom Miller Dam, a concrete pier and slab structure 1,590 feet long, allows Lake Austin to be used for flood control, water supply, electrical power generation, and recreation. There are two generators in the powerhouse at Tom Miller Dam, each with a capacity of 6,750 kilowatts.

LAKE AUSTIN HOMES

“If there’s one thing more beautiful than a sunset on Lake Austin,” said Weller, “it’s a beautiful home on Lake Austin.”

Lake Austin propertiesLake Austin winds through some of Austin finest residential areas. Real estate opportunities range from palatial lakeside estates to luxury waterfront homes and condos. The sizes of Lake Austin homes range from the quaint, Craftsman-style cottages adorning Lake Austin’s northeast side (Tarrytown) to luxury lakefront mansions in exclusive neighborhoods like Watersedge and The Island at Mount Bonnell.

Offering tranquil surroundings, shimmering lake views, instant access to Lake Austin’s recreational opportunities, and a location minutes from downtown, the premiere real estate lining Lake Austin homes can be priced well into the multi millions. Its lakefront homes typically include boat docks, and its cliffside estates can feature high-end trolley systems.

Lake Austin homes are served by several acclaimed school districts, including Austin ISD, Eanes ISD, and Lake Travis ISD. Zip codes on Lake Austin or with Lake Austin views include 78703, 78746, 78731, 78730, 78733, 78732, 78638, and 78734.

SOUTH SHORE NEIGHBORHOODS ON LAKE AUSTIN

East to west, Lake Austin neighborhoods on the south shore of the river can be accessed from these major roads: Westlake Drive, Loop 360, Bee Caves Road, Cuernavaca Drive, and RM 620. 

Westlake Drive

Westlake Drive starts at Bee Caves Road, curves through Westlake Hills, skirts Lake Austin for a few miles, and then curves back to Loop 360. It accesses lakefront neighborhoods like Laguna Loma, Island Way, St. Tropez, Lakeshore Addition, Lakeplace, The Canyon, The Preserve, Green Park, and Windy Cove. The major zip code for this west Austin area is 78746.

Loop 360

There are several neighborhoods just west of Pennybacker Bridge that are accessible by Loop 360 (Capital of Texas Highway). These include Nalle Woods, Lakeside, Aqua Verde, Rivercrest, Davenport Ranch West, and The Point at Rob Roy. The major zip code for this west Austin area is also 78746.

Lake Austin homes

Bee Caves Road

Once Bee Caves Road (FM 2244) crosses Loop 360, it curves by neighborhoods along Lake Austin. These include Rob Roy on the Lake, Cypress Banks, Wood Island, and Lake Pointe. The zip codes for this west Austin area are 78733 and 78746.

Cuernavaca Drive

Cuernavaca Dr. connects Bee Caves Road to Lake Austin between Rob Roy and Lake Pointe and accesses lakefront neighborhoods like Pecan Bottom on Lake Austin, River Terrace, Werkenthin, Saratoga Point, Rio Robles, Sterling Acres, and Panorama Ranch. The zip code for this area is 78733.

Ranch to Market 620

RM 620 connects Highway 71 in west Austin to RR 2222 in northwest Austin. Along the way, it wraps around both sides of the lake, crossing it at Mansfield Dam. Neighborhoods south of the lake accessible from RM 620 include Horseshoe Bend Estates, Illakee, Medway Ranch, Apache Shores, and Windmill Bluff Estates. Major zip codes for these areas include 78738 and 78734.

NORTH SHORE NEIGHBORHOODS ON LAKE AUSTIN

East to west, neighborhoods on the north side of Lake Austin can be accessed via Scenic Drive, Ranch Road 2222, Courtyard Drive, City Park Road, Glen Lake Drive, Quinlan Park Road, and Fritz Hughes Park.

Scenic Drive

Lake Austin homes on the north shore begin on Scenic Drive. Part of Tarrytown neighborhood in west central Austin, the zip code here is 78703.

Ranch Road 2222

Northwest of Tarrytown are lakeshore neighborhoods accessible from RR 2222. These include Renaissance Park, The Cliff over Lake Austin, Waterford Place, and Island at Mt. Bonnell Shores. The zip code for these areas is 78731.

Courtyard Drive

Neighborhoods surrounding Lake Austin’s Pennybacker Bridge can be found along Courtyard Drive. These include Hidden Valley and The Courtyard and are part of zip codes 78731 and 78730.

Lake Austin cliffside homes

City Park Road

In northwest Austin, City Park Road curves around the section of Lake Austin between Pennybacker Bridge and Emma Long Park. Lakeside neighborhoods found along City Park Road include Phillips Ranch on Lake Austin, Manana West, Oak Shores on Lake Austin, Briarpatch, Greenshores on Lake Austin, and Sanctuary at Coldwater. The zip code for these communities is 78730.

Glen Lake Drive

Glen Lake Drive extends from Emma Long Metropolitan Park to Steiner Ranch, skirting the lakefront neighborhoods River Pointe and Glenlake. It also accesses Watersedge at River Place and Rimer Place, all within zip code 78730.

Quinlan Park Road

Quinlan Park Road connects RR 620 to Lake Austin and is a main corridor through the Steiner Ranch community. Lakeside neighborhoods along Quinlan Park Road include River Dance at Steiner Ranch, Panther Hollow, Riverfront Estates, Sleepy Hollow, Lakeside Terrace, Lake Austin Village, Lakeland Park, River Bend, and Longhorn Village at Steiner Ranch. The zip code is 78732.

Fritz Hughes Park

Between Mansfield Dam and Steiner Ranch, Fritz Hughes Park road accesses a small lakeshore neighborhood called Montview Harbor. This neighborhood is also in zip code 78732.

Lake Austin Amenities

Lake Austin boatsThe Lake Austin area includes plentiful amenities, from parks and country clubs to cultural icons.

“Our neighborhood is within walking distance of lakeside Emma Long Park and Ski Shores café. Both are great Austin landmarks,” shared Weller, “and Curtain Theatre is just around the corner.”

For incomparable sunset views, residents can hike up the cliffs beside famous Austin landmark Pennybacker Bridge. A hike up nearby Mount Bonnell rewards residents with sunset lake views and stargazing.

Parks & Landmarks

Voted “Best Walk in the Park” by the Austin Chronicle in 2008, a 2.5-hour guided tour at Bright Leaf preserve takes visitors through 4 miles and 200 acres of natural Texas Hill Country. Mayfield Nature Park and Preserve borders a nearby inlet of Lake Austin and is known for its peacocks and gardens.

Emma Long Metropolitan Park, one of the largest parks in Austin, borders Lake Austin and offers 12 miles of hike and bike trails, boat ramps, volleyball courts, a splash pad, and several swimming areas shaded by cypress trees. One of the largest parks in Austin, it is a popular place for camping, hiking, boating, and picnicking. Archers will appreciate the Austin Archery Club just next door.

A mile northeast of Westlake Hills is 60-year-old Westlake Beach, a weekends-only lakeside park where residents fish, play horseshoes, and barbeque. Have a boat? Westlake Beach also has in-water boat slips for rent.

Boathouse and Lakefront Property

Located on the upper reaches of Lake Austin, six-acre Mary Quinlan Park offers 200 feet of shoreline access, including the only public boat ramp for several miles. It is a popular place for lakefront barbecuing and picnicking, as is nearby Selma Hughes Park.

Commons Ford Ranch Metropolitan Ranch offers 215 acres, picnic tables, volleyball courts, a boat ramp, and three miles of trails. Though swimming is not allowed, one of the trails features waterfalls and sweeping lake views.

Cultural Activities

Built on the banks of Lake Austin, the privately-owned Curtain Theatre is home to Austin’s only historical Shakespeare company - “The Baron’s Men” - as well as Austin Shakespeare Festival. Built by software developer Richard Garriott, it hosts various public performances year-round.

For museums, lakeside residents drive into to downtown Austin, where they can visit everything from Texas Memorial Museum to the Texas Capitol building and the Blanton Museum. Sports fans might head to UT Stadium for a Longhorn football game. Also downtown is the Frank Erwin Center, hundreds of live music venues, and large festivals like the annual Austin City Limits.

Austin Museum of Art’s The Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria offers art exhibitions and classes for all ages. The Long Center for the Performing Arts on nearby Lady Bird Lake offers ballet, opera, and theatrical performances.

Watersports

Lake Austin marinasAside from the famous Pennybacker Bridge, which arches 350 meters across Lake Austin where it intersects with Capital of Texas Highway, the attractions of Lake Austin generally revolve around recreation. A three-lane boat ramp under the Pennybacker Bridge (360 Bridge) is a favorite place for Lake Austin boat entry. Shaded by Cypress and Sycamores, it includes a grassy area for fishing.

Walsh Boat Landing , located beside Tom Miller Dam, offers a historic boat ramp. On Lake Austin, it is the closest boat ramp to downtown Austin. No boat? Nearby Sun & Fun offers Lake Austin Boat Rentals. Off Westlake Drive, Lake Austin Marina offers a full-service, LEED-certifiable marina with 168 slips as well as a ship store.

Golf, Spas, and Country Clubs

Near the 360 Bridge, historic Austin Country Club offers a large clubhouse, a 180-acre course, 10 lighted tennis courts, boat slips, and a heated swimming pool. Founded in 1899, it is one of the oldest country clubs in Texas. For golfers, the club has a Harvey Penick learning center and an 18-hole golf course designed by Pete Dye.

Established in 1957, family-oriented Westwood Country Club provides a variety of premiere services and activities for recreation and dining. At the heart of the complex is a medieval French mansion built in 1925 by Judge and Mrs. James W. McClendon. The club also offers fitness facilities, squash and racquetball courts, a marina, a pro shop, tennis and sports courts, and a 25-meter heated outdoor pool.

Over 6,600 yards of canyon-winding creeks and rolling Texas hill country bless River Place Country Club. A decade ago, its championship golf course was redesigned by Tom Kite and Roy Bechtol. Nearby Lake Austin Spa offers specialized spa treatments and an award-winning luxury resort!

Restaurants & Shopping

“In northwest Austin, the best place to eat and shop is Jester Village Shopping Center. It’s just up City Park Road on 2222,” shared Weller. Jester Village offers various shops, a childcare center, dance studio, Bellagio’s Italian Bistro, and more. Next door at the new Ladera Bend Shopping Center, lake residents can visit Anytime Fitness or Aveda concept Salon and Spa, with many more stores coming soon.

Mozarts Coffee on Lake AustinWhere Westlake Drive intersects with Capitol of Texas Highway stands Davenport Village. Home to iconic Maudie’s Tex-Mex, this two-story outdoor shopping center offers residents a variety of dining and retail options, as well as Body Business gym and Northwest Hills Pharmacy. Nearby, historic County Line Bar-B-Q is a lakeside Austin favorite.

Further west at Capital of Texas Highway and RR 2222 is Bull Creek Market, another outdoor shopping complex with a Waterloo Icehouse, Kid Clips, the Tuscan restaurant Siena, and various retail stores.

On the lake, Ski Shores café has been an Austin lakefront landmark since the fifties! Walsh Boat Landing, located beside Tom Miller Dam, offers lakefront restaurants like Mozart’s Coffee Roasters and Hula Hut Tiki-Mex Restaurant.

Ten minutes south of Lake Austin, The Village at Westlake offers a specialized HEB grocery store (Westlake Market) and various dining options from La Madeline and IZUMI sushi to P. Terry’s Burgers. Residents also enjoy its specialty retailers: Tyler's Sports, Provencal Home & Garden, Bright Beginnings & Beyond, and more.

For upscale shopping and dining, residents drive five miles up Capital of Texas Highway to the high-end, outdoor, 45-store shopping center called The Arboretum. “It has a beautiful, shady park with life-size marble cows, a walking trail and pond,” said Weller. The Arboretum’s small herd of cows was designed by artist Harold F. Clayton.

Austin Restaurants Hula Hut

Lake Austin Schools

Lake Austin homes may be zoned for the Austin Independent School District, Eanes Independent School District, Lake Travis Independent School District, or Leander Independent School District.

What is it like to live on Lake Austin? Lake Austin offers some of the most desirable waterfront real estate in Central Texas. With a constant year-round water level, Lake Austin waterfront homes offer excellent boating opportunities and unparalleled sunset views of the stunning Texas Hill Country. Lake Austin feels like a secluded getaway, but is only minutes from Central Austin.

Waterfront homes on Lake Austin range from stunning masterpieces of luxury to humble 1970s homes, however many of these older homes are giving way to new development in response to the increasing property values of waterfront real estate in this region.

Lake Austin homeowners also enjoy access to the best public schools in the Austin area. The exemplary rated Eanes school district covers much of the area, and nearly all campuses in this region are exemplary rated regardless of their greater district ratings.

Lake Austin living allows quick access to several marinas and boat ramps, however many waterfront homes will have boat docks directly attached to the property. There are also several parks in the area that homeowners can use for public boat launches and recreation.

The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.

Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from September 3rd, 2014 at 1:31am CDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.