Austin Lake Estates Real Estate

Austin Lake Estates Homes for Sale

There are certain places that just call out to a prospective buyer from first look, “This is home; this is where you belong.” Just what it is that makes anywhere somewhere that “feels like home” is hard to define in words – let’s just say that when you find it, you just know. Austin Lake Estates isn’t as showy or as in-your-face as some other neighborhoods, but, like nature, its full charms reveal themselves after a bit of searching, a bit of simply wandering around. What we think you’ll find when you explore Austin Lake Estates is that this is not only one of the most beguiling, but one of the most livable neighborhoods in metropolitan Austin. Blending the feel of an old, established residential area with the energy of new construction, renovations, and active, community-minded neighbors, it’s a great place to build a life – and to make your home.

Houses in Austin Lake Estates

Homes in Austin Lake Estates (which includes the Aqua Monte subdivision) come in every price range, from around $100,000 to over $1 million, and from 1000 to over 5000 square feet. Picturesque Austin Lake Estates, part of West Lake Hills, is situated along a bend in the Colorado River (Lake Austin) near Emma Long Metropolitan Park. It’s a laid-back locale boasting some stunning homes with spectacular views. Styles range from innovative cutting-edge architecture (including energy-saving “green” construction) to traditional estate homes. Those in the market for higher-end properties in Austin Lake Estates can expect such things as gourmet kitchens, luxury-grade appliances and construction materials, vaulted ceilings and much more. Out of doors, common amenities include balconies, decks, greenhouses, large covered and open porches, and lush landscaping. Mature live oaks and other native Hill Country trees and shrubs provide ample shade, and confer a gracious and relaxed atmosphere. And although it’s close to parks, nature preserves, and the rural splendor of the Hill Country, the neighborhood is an easy commute to downtown Austin. Austin Lake Estates is in the Eanes ISD, one of Austin’s most outstanding school districts, Eanes’s elementary, middle and high schools have received many awards for academic and athletic excellence. The Lake Hills Montessori School is also right in the neighborhood.

Austin Lake Estates Neighborhood

A big plus to living in Austin Lake Estates is the active and friendly community association, which provides more member benefits than most similar organizations in the area. Members of the Lake Hills Community Association enjoy the use of a guarded swimming pool, clubhouse, lakeside park, a boat ramp with docks, a private beach area, basketball and volleyball courts, a children’s playground, and more. The LHCA also sponsors an annual music festival, the Cuerny Jam, along with an equally popular Halloween carnival. (Further information about the LHCA can be found on their website at For all these reasons, it’s no wonder that folks who live in Austin Lake Estates not only love where they are, but wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. And why would they? After all, they already know they’re home, and it’s a great place to be.

Schools Servicing Austin Lake Estates

Eanes Independent School District 512-732-900 Valley View Elementary 512-732-9140 West Ridge Middle School 512-732-9240 Westlake High School 512-732-9280

Links of Interest for Austin Lake Estates

City of West Lake Hills homepage U.S. Census fact sheet Rank of each Place within Travis County, TX Austin Community Foundation Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Sierra Club Capital Area Master Naturalists Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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