Lake Austin Real Estate

You deserve the best life has to offer and what could be more luxurious than living on Lake Austin? Wake up every morning to stunning views of the lake and spend your days fishing, swimming, and boating on its pristine waters. If that sounds like paradise to you, then come take a look and find your lakefront home at our Lake Austin Waterfront Home listings today.

Explore our Lake Austin selection and find your dream waterfront property in Central Texas. To learn more about the sales records, pricing, and disclosures for any of the properties listed below or to book an in-person tour with a member of our team today! Contact your local real estate experts today to help you join this beautiful area's community.

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About the Lake Austin Waterfront Neighborhood

Lake Austin is home to many top and luxurious neighborhoods. Single-family homes, mansions, master-planned communities, and condos can be found in the area. Lake Austin Homes for Sale provides a unique and enviable lifestyle to people that are looking into living within or near the lake.

Lake Austin also provides private access to the homeowners that live near the shoreline. Most homes in Lake Austin were built from the late 1990s to the early 2000s with square footage that is up to 8,000 sqft. Lake Austin homes for sale range from $300,000 up to $15 million and above.

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What are some of the neighborhoods near Lake Austin?

Lake Austin is a breathtakingly beautiful area with a variety of wonderful neighborhoods. From historic hills to vibrant communities, explore the beauty and charm that make this part of Texas so special. Here are some of the neighborhoods near Lake Austin.

Apache Shores

Apache Shores is located within the boundaries of Ranch Road 620 on the north and east, Lake Austin to its west, and Kollmeyer Dr. to the south. For some, the neighborhood is essentially a maze of 60 roads between General Williamson Dr. and Debba Dr. You'll feel like you took a quick escape far into the Hill Country while having all the amenities of Lakeway and Bee Cave just down the road.  

Lake Pointe

This master-planned community within the Lake Austin area is located in Bee Cave. The neighborhood offers the convenience of being close to lake amenities and the outdoors without being too far from the city. Residents within the neighborhood enjoy access to these amenities where they are able to relax and enjoy the wonderful surrounding scenery. Homes for sale in Lake Pointe Austin have an average of about $400k and custom homes can go from $750k and above.


Tarrytown has one of the gorgeous views of the Lake Austin waterfront homes that you’ll find near the lines of Lake Austin. Most of the neighborhood itself is inland and the homes have their own boat garages or docks to access the river. Homes with a scenic view of Lake Austin are a bit more expensive compared to the homes that are inland. Nevertheless, the breathtaking view of the river will be worth it at the end of the day.

Rob Roy Waterfront Homes

Luxury homes and awesome homes for sale in Lake Austin views are what this gated community offers to its residents and homebuyers. Homes for sale in Rob Roy Waterfront Homes are more than 1 story homes. Most of the homes are sat atop the hill, so you get that view of the lake as well as the Texas Hill Country right from your home.

Steiner Ranch

Located at Northwest Austin is a 4,600 master-planned community that is bordered by Lake Travis and Lake Austin. Steiner Ranch is known to be The Land Between the Lakes and has a gorgeous resort feel because of its amenities. Homes for sale in Steiner Ranch have different styles, from the views of Lake Austin to garden homes with yards or large estates with multiple acres. Prices can range from $250,000 up to $4 million.

The Courtyard

The Courtyard is a premier tennis community located to the north of Lake Austin waterfront for sale that offers world-class amenities such as its tennis complex, and abundant natural beauty. Homes for sale in The Courtyard are sat atop the banks of Lake Austin and are surrounded by the gorgeous lakeside. Plenty of luxury homes in The Courtyard include their own boat decks and stunning in-house amenities.

Davenport Ranch

Davenport Ranch is one of the most sought-after neighborhoods to live in West Austin. The exclusive neighborhood offers a wide selection of luxury homes that are surrounded by beautiful hill country views and the lakeside. Residents in Davenport Ranch enjoy close proximity to the Austin Country Club course, Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve, and Hill Country terrains.

Greenshores at Lake Austin

Another exclusive community is located between Lake Austin and Emma Long Park in Northwest Austin. Greenshores at Lake Austin homes for sale are secluded within the neighborhoods providing residents privacy. The community was developed around 2004 although there are also newly built homes in the area. Home prices in Greenshores at Lake Austin range from $750s to over $1,500,000.

Horseshoe Bend Estates

Horseshoe Bend Estates is perfect for those looking for single-family homes with a wide range of home styles next to the Colorado River and for those that love nature yet are also close to Downtown. Horseshoe Bend is adjacent to 78704's Travis Heights and is overlooking Barton Creek Greenbelt. Plenty of homes for sale in Horseshoe Bend offer a classical-modern feel that appeals to many homebuyers.

Island at Mount Bonnell

One of the most desirable, communities to live in Austin almost every home has their very own private dock or boathouse. Island at Mount Bonnell Shores is located to the east of 360 and the west of MoPac. Some of the best luxury homes for sale are located at Island at Mount Bonnell. The lavish neighborhood is located about 6 miles from downtown where residents can enjoy the vibrant nightlife, restaurants, and stores.

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Things to Do in Lake Austin

Lake Austin is a man-made lake that lies to the west of Austin in the Hill Country. In just a few minutes, you will be able to reach Lake Travis, another stunning natural lake with recreational opportunities for everyone. Here are some activities to enjoy and experience with your family, friends, or significant other in the area.

Can you swim in Lake Austin? Swimming will definitely be on top of your list. According to, No person shall swim or float beyond 50 feet of the Lake Austin or Lake Long shoreline. Although this does not apply to officially designated swimming areas. Once you live within the area, get easy access to the lake for a quick dip by staying at a hotel, resort, or vacation house. Boat rentals, kayaks, and paddleboards are available to explore the 1,599 acres of water. You can also go on a boat cruise since there are boat tours in the area that focuses on the scenic views of the lake.

Residents in the area can easily access several parks where they can hike and bike. Explore the parks near Lake Austin homes for sale such as The Turkey Creek Trail, a 2.8-mile trail that features a river and is easy to hike at for kids. Panther Hollow Trail has a canyon-like climb if you are looking for more adventure. There are also nearby parks and recreation centers such as the Emma Long Recreational Park and Selma Hughes Park.

While you're here, check out Barton Springs Pool within the Zilker Metropolitan Park. A natural spring-fed swimming hole with close proximity to Downtown Austin. How far is Lake Austin from Downtown Austin? It takes about less than 30 minutes with an average of 20 minutes to reach Downtown Austin from Lake Austin. If you are looking for another nature haven in Austin, 10 miles to the west of Lake Austin homes is Lake Travis which offers plenty of recreational activities to choose from. View our Lake Travis neighborhood guide to know more about the area.

Schools near Lake Austin

Nestled along the serene shores of Lake Austin, the Lake Austin Waterfront community is not only renowned for its picturesque views and luxurious homes but also for its proximity to some of the top educational institutions in the region. Families residing in this area are fortunate to have a plethora of schooling options, ensuring that their children receive the best education tailored to their needs.
Public School Districts:
  1. Eanes Independent School District (Eanes ISD): Recognized for its academic excellence, Eanes ISD has consistently been ranked among the top school districts in Texas. The district boasts a rich curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, and a dedicated team of educators committed to nurturing the next generation of leaders. Students in Eanes ISD benefit from a holistic educational experience that emphasizes both academic and extracurricular achievements.
  2. Leander Independent School District (Leander ISD): Serving a diverse student population, Leander ISD is known for its innovative teaching methods and commitment to student success. With a focus on technology integration, hands-on learning, and community engagement, Leander ISD ensures that its students are well-prepared for the challenges of the 21st century.
  3. Lake Travis Independent School District (Lake Travis ISD): A beacon of educational distinction, Lake Travis ISD offers a comprehensive educational program that caters to the varied needs of its students. From advanced placement courses to specialized programs for gifted students, Lake Travis ISD is dedicated to fostering an environment where every student can thrive.
Private Schooling Options:
For families who are considering private education, Lake Austin Waterfront is in close proximity to several esteemed private institutions. These schools offer specialized curriculums, smaller class sizes, and individualized attention, ensuring that students receive a unique and tailored educational experience. Whether you're looking for faith-based education, Montessori methods, or a school with a particular academic focus, the Lake Austin area has a variety of options to cater to your child's specific needs.
The Lake Austin Waterfront community is truly a haven for families prioritizing education. With a range of top-tier public and private schools nearby, residents can rest assured that their children will have access to the best educational opportunities available.

Lake Austin Waterfront Homes Real Estate Search

This page is updated with Lake Austin home listings several times per day directly from the Austin, Texas MLS.

Each Lake Austin MLS listing includes the property price, days on market, square footage, year built, lot size, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, assigned schools, construction type, and other important details as entered by the listing agent in the MLS.

Also review local Lake Austin property tax information and the current listing status (active, under contract, or pending). As available, numerous property features such as greenbelt locations, views, swimming pools on Lake Austin neighborhood amenities including parks and golf courses will be listed.

Lake Austin FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)

What makes living on Lake Austin special?

Lake Austin offers a luxurious lifestyle with stunning lake views, fishing, swimming, and boating opportunities. The Lake Austin Waterfront Home listings provide a range of properties for those interested in this unique lifestyle.

What types of homes are available in the Lake Austin Waterfront Neighborhood?

Lake Austin boasts a variety of homes including single-family homes, mansions, condos, and properties in master-planned communities. These homes offer private access to the lake and range in price from $300,000 to over $15 million.

What are some of the neighborhoods near Lake Austin?

Some of the popular neighborhoods near Lake Austin include Apache Shores, Lake Pointe, Tarrytown, Rob Roy Waterfront Homes, Steiner Ranch, The Courtyard, Davenport Ranch, Greenshores at Lake Austin, Horseshoe Bend Estates, and Island at Mount Bonnell, among others.

What recreational activities are available at Lake Austin?

Lake Austin offers a range of activities including swimming (with certain restrictions), boating, kayaking, paddleboarding, and boat cruises. There are also several parks nearby for hiking, biking, and exploring nature.

How far is Lake Austin from Downtown Austin?

Lake Austin is approximately 20 minutes or less from Downtown Austin, depending on the specific location and traffic conditions.

What schools are near Lake Austin?

Students in the Lake Austin Waterfront area can attend schools in the Eanes ISD, Leander ISD, and Lake Travis ISD. There are also private schools available for residents in the vicinity.

How often is the Lake Austin home listings page updated?

The Lake Austin home listings page is updated several times a day directly from the Austin, Texas MLS.

Who can assist me with buying or selling a home on Lake Austin?

Spyglass Realty has local real estate experts who can guide you through the purchase or sale of a property on Lake Austin, providing insider knowledge unique to the area.

Lake Austin Waterfront Homes Real Estate Agents

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