Lake Travis Neighborhoods
Lake Travis real estate has become some of the most prized real estate in the Austin area. The Lake Travis area is lined with beautiful waterfront communities, golf courses, restaurants, shopping, and parks. Lake Travis is nestled among the beautiful rolling hills of the Texas Hill Country. This area of town also offers a more relaxed atmosphere and is a great alternative to big city life while still just a short drive from downtown.
Although the Lake Travis area features numerous multimillion waterfront estates, there are still plenty of nice, reasonable priced homes and neighborhoods to choose from. Homes and condos in the Lake Travis area start in the low 100’s and go up significantly from there. While you can get more home for the money is other parts of the Austin area, Lake Travis offers its residents a lifestyle that is just hard to beat.
A few of the many popular neighborhoods in the Lake Travis area include:
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Some other popular communities in the Lake Travis south area include Arbolago, Lakewind Estates, The Coves on Lake Travis, Bella Montagna, Flintrock Falls, The Homestead, Hudson Bend, Rough Hollow, The Preserve at Lakeway, and Coves at Lakeway.
Lake Travis spans an area of over 60 miles in length, but it is the south end of Lake Travis that is the most developed and popular part of the lake to live. South Lake Travis is less than 20 miles from downtown Austin and is home to some of the most desirable and luxurious neighborhoods in Austin.
Although the Lake Travis area has seen expansive growth over the past decade, much of the area is protected by an environmentally friendly development plan that will always keep dedicated greenbelts in place to protect the environment and prevent over population.
Lake Travis is a popular destination point for locals and visitors alike. With its limestone bottom, the water in the lake is very clear. In fact, Lake Travis was named the clearest lake in Texas and sixth clearest in the U.S. Lake Travis is truly the gem of Texas lakes. Popular recreational activities on Lake Travis include boating, fishing, swimming, scuba diving, camping, and picnicking.
While situated in a more relaxed, peaceful setting, the Lake Travis area still has plenty of great shopping, restaurants, and other commercial development to offer its residents. The beautiful Hill Country Galleria
offers an array of great retail shopping and restaurants. The state-of-the-art Lakeway Regional Medical Center
was recently completed to service the medical needs of Lake Travis residents.
The north shore of Lake Travis is quite different from the south shore of Lake Travis. The north shore tends to be less commercialized and less crowded. Depending on exactly where you're at on the north shore, you could be as close as 45 minutes from downtown Austin or well over an hour away. Real estate tends to be a little less expensive on the north shore of Lake Travis, especially as you get farther away from Austin. However, as property on the south shore of Lake Travis becomes more scarce, prices on the north shore are sure to rise as well.