Lake Travis Real Estate
Situated in the rolling hills about 15 miles northwest of Austin, Lake Travis is a large reservoir lake lined with lovely resort communities and waterfront parks. Characterized by its sweeping views and uncrowded natural beauty, Lake Travis provides nearby residents with ample opportunity to enjoy a vast array of recreational activities. The Lake Travis area is also a prime golfing location, with a number of country clubs and golf communities near the lake. [Read more about Lake Travis...]
Lake Travis Waterfront Homes for Sale, Under $100,000
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Lake Travis, Texas Lifestyle
For those interested in a home on Lake Travis, the primary attraction is the opportunity to live a lake lifestyle with beautiful views and access to boating. Popular activities among residents include wakeboarding, kayaking, fishing, swimming and other water-based recreational activities. The area also offers plenty of opportunity to enjoy hiking, biking and other outdoor activities.
In addition to enjoying the amenities that Lake Travis provides, those who live along the lake are also located near to dozens of country clubs and golf communities. Some nearby parks include Pace Bend Park, Lakeway City Park, Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge and Arkansas Bend Park.
Austin’s urban core is also located near to Lake Travis, providing residents with easy access to the many amenities and attractions that downtown Austin has to offer. Among these are a variety of restaurants, shops, entertainment venues and nightlife opportunities. Buyers looking at Lake Travis homes for sale will want to carefully consider commute times for each property as they vary widely for different parts of the Lake Travis area.
Students who live in the Lake Travis are educated through the Lake Travis Independent School District (ISD). Formed in 1981, the Lake Travis ISD started as an offshoot to the Dripping Springs Independent School District. Serving over 7,000 students, the district has been rated as Exemplary by the Texas Education Agency. Lake Travis High School is also well-known for its highly-successful football program, which has won five state championships from 2007 through 2011. Due to major growth in the area, the high school has undergone numerous expansions since being originally constructed in 1988. Private schools in the area include Abercorn International School and St. Michael’s Catholic Academy.
As one of the seven Texas Highland Lakes, Lake Travis was formed by a chain of dams that were constructed in the 1930’s and 1940’s along the Colorado River. As the longest of the lakes, Lake Travis is one of the area’s most popular destinations for water recreation. While many consider the Lake Travis area to be restricted to the southeast shores and cliffs of the lake, real estate opportunities extend west through Lakeway to Spicewood. Real estate is also available on the north side of the lake in the Lago Vista, Point Venture and Jonestown areas. Offering unique and peaceful lakeside living opportunities, Lake Travis real estate opportunities offer the perfect place to look for those who wish to live on the waterfront. Year after year, homes near Lake Travis remain one of the most popular options for buyers looking at Austin real estate, and it appears that will not be changing anytime soon. If you would like a tour of the Lake Travis area or simply need to discuss the possibilities please contact one of our experienced Realtors and we would be happy to assist you!
By: Jim Olenbush
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