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More About Lake Austin Real Estate
Created in 1939, Lake Austin is one of the seven Texas Highland Lakes along the Colorado River in Texas and is fed by the outflow of Lake Travis. It winds its way 22 miles from Mansfield Dam at the base of Lake Travis, through Westlake to the Tom Miller Dam near Downtown Austin. Lake Austin is maintained as a constant-level lake by releases of water from the Lake Travis upstream, providing it with cooler water and home to plenty of largemouth bass, sunfish, and catfish, prime for fishing.
Lake Austin is located just 8 minutes or 2.6 miles west of downtown Austin starting with the Tom Miller Dam, which is located across the street from the Lions Municipal Golf Course and next to the dog park at Red Bud Isle Park. The famous Hula Hut and Mozarts Coffee sit on the Lake Austin shoreline overlooking Tom Miller Dam, with local boat docks for easy access to the restaurants.
Take a trip further down Lake Austin, and you will continue to find a variety of restaurants, shops and other outdoor activities such as golfing, hiking, camping, bird watching, and picnicking. Residents of communities located around Lake Austin can enjoy nearby attractions and amenities including the Austin Country Club, Mayfield Park and Nature Preserve, Emma Long Metropolitan Park, and Mt. Bonnell.
Lake Austin School Districts
Lake Austin highlights several excellent independent school districts, including Austin ISD to the east near downtown Austin, Eanes ISD just west of Lake Austin, Lake Travis ISD to the far west, and Leander ISD, east of Lake Austin near Lake Travis.
Eanes ISD Homes on Lake Austin
Eanes Independent School District is widely considered to be the best school district in the Austin area. Eanes ISD is home to Westlake High School, which was rated the best high school in the Austin area by the Texas Education Agency in 2020. The Eanes ISD portion of Lake Austin generally spans along the south of the lake and north of Barton Creek. Some of the Eanes ISD neighborhoods along Lake Austin include the Point at Rob Roy, Aqua Verde, Windy Cove, Rockcliff Estates, Lakeplace, and Lakeshore, among many others.
Austin ISD Homes on Lake Austin
Austin ISD generally runs along the north side of the lake. Homes along Lake Austin Boulevard, Redbud Trail, and Stratford Drive are zoned for Austin ISD, as well as those off of Ridgewood Road. Lake Austin neighborhoods that are located within the Austin ISD are The Woods of Greenshores, Briarpatch, Hidden Valley, Waterford Place, Mount Bonnell Village, Mount Bonnell Terrace, Waters Edge, and some portions of Tarrytown.
Lake Travis ISD Homes on Lake Austin
Lake Travis ISD mostly includes homes in the Lake Travis area, but there are some homes in this district along Lake Austin, before it transitions westward to Lake Travis. Lake Travis ISD homes along Lake Austin include some of the following areas: homes along Big Horn Drive, the neighborhoods of Illakee and Horseshoe Bend Estates, and homes off Ladera and Resaca Boulevard. Just east of Resaca Boulevard is where homes transition back to Eanes ISD.
Leander ISD Homes on Lake Austin
Leander ISD homes are located on the north side of Lake Austin, beginning at City Park Road and moving westward. Leander ISD neighborhoods along Lake Austin include River Pointe, Waters Edge at River Place, River Place, Riverfront Estates, Sleepy Hollow, River Bend, and Steiner Ranch.
Lake Austin Neighborhood & Location
Lake Austin homes reside within several zip codes including 78746, 78733, 78738, and 78734 to the west and 78703, 78731, 78730, and 78732 on the east.
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