Austin, Texas

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Austin, Texas is home to some of the most beautiful lakes in the state and nestled in the midst of the Texas Hill Country. Famous for its rivers and lakes, Austin and the surrounding areas are bisected by countless waterways, including the beautiful Lake Austin, located right near downtown, Lake Travis, just 30 minutes from downtown, and Lake LBJ, a short drive west of Austin.

Lake Austin – Amidst our fair city lies a treasure in the form of Lake Austin. Highly sought after for its pleasant waters and relaxing views, Lake Austin is a joy to experience and a dream to live on. In contrast to Lake Travis, Lake Austin maintains a fairly constant level, making it ideal for wake surfing, wake boarding, water skiing, kayaking, fishing and just fun in general!

Lake Travis – A majestic body of water situated in western Travis county calls to those who long for the lake lifestyle. Gorgeous coves and swimming areas, unique dive sites, large open areas for jet skiing, boating and sailing plus waterfront restaurants and breathtaking sunsets for all. Lake Travis also offers miles of shoreline with an abundance of exquisite lake front and stunning lake view homes.

Learn more here about waterfront homes and the lakes in Austin, Texas.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $2.4M
Lowest Price $400K
Highest Price $55M
Total Listings 723
Avg. Days On Market 120
Avg. Price/SQFT $819

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Homes For Sale on the Lake

Are you looking for a waterfront home or lakeside real estate in Austin, Texas? You've come to the right place! Search Lake Austin waterfront properties, Lake Travis real estate listings, or homes for sale in the Lake LBJ area and find your new home on the lake today. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to view one of these homes or fill out this form to start your personalized real estate search now.

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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. Learn more here.

Lake Travis Real Estate

Offering unique and relaxing lakeside living opportunities, Lake Travis real estate offers the perfect place for waterfront homes. As one of the seven Texas Highland Lakes, Lake Travis is a reservoir on the Colorado River formed in 1942 by the construction of Mansfield Dam. It is situated in western Travis county and offers something for everyone!

Lake Travis is one of Austin’s most popular destinations for water recreation as it offers gorgeous coves and swimming areas, unique dive sites, large open areas for jet skiing, wakeboarding, boating, sailing, and fishing, plus waterfront restaurants and breathtaking sunsets for all. In addition, the area offers residents plenty of opportunity to enjoy hiking, biking and other outdoor activities.

Lake Travis also offers miles of shoreline with a large variety of lakefront and lake view homes to choose from. Homeowners on Lake Travis enjoy a lake lifestyle with beautiful views and easy access to boating.

Lake Travis residents also have access to local attractions and amenities such as local country clubs, golfing communities, and nearby parks including Pace Bend Park, Lakeway City Park, Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge and Arkansas Bend Park. Learn more here.

Lake LBJ Real Estate

Lake LBJ covers 6,500+ acres of Texas Hill Country territory, its shores surrounded by luxury neighborhoods, resorts, and lifestyle perks—from the upscale, resort lifestyle at Horseshoe Bay to the countryside paradise of Kingsland (and Highland Haven, Granite Shoals, and Sunrise Beach in between).

Lake LBJ is named after the 36th president of the United States, Lyndon Baines Johnson, and is one of the seven Texas Highland Lakes. As one of the largest constant-level lakes in the United States, Lake LBJ provides ideal conditions for fishing, jet-skiing, water-skiing, surfing, boating, tubing and other outdoor water activities, and it is a highly desirable place for waterfront living and provides a serene lake lifestyle.

Lake LBJ has been stocked with several species of fish intended to improve the utility of the reservoir for recreational fishing. Fish present in Lake LBJ include largemouth bass, white bass, catfish, and crappie.

Lake LBJ residents can experience a relaxed lake lifestyle, while enjoying the many local attractions and active resort-like amenities including a variety of golf courses, the local resort & marina, and plenty of local dining options, retail shopping and daily conveniences nearby.

Local courses include Apple Rock Golf Course, Slick Rock Golf Course, Packsaddle Golf Course and The Legends Golf Course. The Lake LBJ Resort and Marina is a convenient place to meet for boating, jet-skiing, dining and fishing. Lake LBJ homeowners can also enjoy other local activities such as wine tasting at the many local Texas vineyards, shopping the local towns, biking or cycling through the Texas hill country, hiking at local destinations such as Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, or zip lining with Cypress Canopy Tour.

In addition, located just 45 miles northwest of Austin, residents of Lake LBJ can easily visit the vibrant city and experience the Austin city lifestyle, complete with fine dining and exquisite culinary options, shopping with local boutiques and artists, and plenty of entertainment and nightlife options including live music, festivals and cultural events. Learn more here.

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