Welcome to Lake Austin
Exclusive and luxurious estate homes in the hill country of Austin offering refined lakeside living.
The Lake Austin community is one of the most desirable places to live in Austin. Nestled in the hill country, these neighborhoods are treated to picturesque views of the lake and valley. The fabulous communities in Lake Austin feature stunning estates, large elegant and luxurious homes, and waterfront properties with private docks and large cypress trees. The custom-built homes on the lake range in styles that include Mediterranean, Tuscan, Provincial, Tudor, and contemporary.
These opulent estates, some of Austin’s most expensive, offer the utmost style and comfort — large gourmet kitchens, enormous indoor and outdoor living spaces, beautiful swimming pools, sunrooms, home offices, and exquisite artisanship. Adding to the overall desirability of the Lake Austin community is the fact that it is just a short drive from Downtown Austin, making for a quick and easy commute.
This beautiful community is perched above the shores of the Colorado River. The residents take pride in their lovely homes and meticulously manicured lawns and gardens. The residents enjoy an active lakefront lifestyle. It is the perfect setting for outdoor activities like fishing, boating, watersports, skiing, and wakeboarding. The area is also popular for golfing, running, biking, and swimming. The community has a country club, a marina, private boat clubs, and romantic waterfront restaurants.
What to Love
- Hilltop views of the lake and countryside.
- Stunning custom-built homes
- Luxurious lakefront lifestyle
- Nearby country club, tennis club, parks, and marinas
Lake Austin is an exclusive and elegant community with the ambiance of a quiet hillside retreat. The residents are active professionals that enjoy a lavish lakeside lifestyle. When they are not working, the residents of this community enjoy boating with friends on Lake Austin or enjoying drinks and the amazing view from their terrace. Golfers head to the Austin Country Club, and tennis enthusiasts head across the river to the Courtyard Tennis and Swim Club. Residents also enjoy walking and biking through the community and in nearby parks.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Although the Lake Austin community is predominantly a residential area, it is located just a short drive from several excellent restaurants and cafes. Mozart’s is a favorite hang-out spot for the Lake Austin community. It is not only a fantastic coffee shop and bakery, but it is also an excellent place for live music and entertainment. Abel’s on the Lake is classy and comfortable, with fantastic views of Lake Austin. They serve American favorites, seafood, Tex-Mex dishes, craft beers, mason jar teas, and delicious cocktails.
The Hula Hut serves traditional Tex-Mex in a restaurant that has a classic Hawaiian vibe. The waterfront deck is the perfect setting for a fun date night or drinks with friends. County Line on the Lakes is known for its outrageously delicious Texas-style barbeque. It is a family-friendly restaurant that has great ambiance. The deck overlooking the lake is a lovely spot for a casual dinner.
For entertainment, movies, and shopping, residents of Lake Austin travel to nearby communities or Downtown Austin.
Things to Do
Lake Austin is a quiet community and a relaxing retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city. It is also an excellent place for those who enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle. The lake offers endless possibilities for fun, sport, and exercise. Residents spend a lot of time boating and sailing, water skiing, fishing, and wakeboarding. To live it up on the lake, friends will often visit the Nauti Side Lake Austin Boat Rentals and arrange for a party boat excursion on the lake. After working up an appetite, don’t forget to stop by the Ski Shores Cafe for lakeside dining.
For a more quiet and relaxed experience, local parks provide the perfect setting to enjoy nature and take a long hike. The Emma Long Metropolitan Park has 12 miles of hiking trails, picnic areas, swimming areas, and a boat dock. It is a beautiful place for families to spend the day. The 360 Bridge and the bridge overlook trail are popular with residents and tourists. It is a great backdrop for photos and the perfect place to watch the sunset. Mount Bonnell, located in Covert Park, has a 781-foot peak. Residents can hike to the top and experience a breathtaking view of the river and hill country.
The Austin area is also known for its fun and exciting festivals and events. Some of the most anticipated festivals are the Austin Food & Wine Festival, Austin Reggae Fest, Austin City Limits Music Festival, and the Fourth of July Fireworks & Symphony.
Lake Austin is in the Eanes Independent School District and has excellent public and private schools.
Available Homes in Lake Austin
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