Lake Austin Real Estate

Just west of downtown Austin lies 22-miles of prime waterfront estate in the tranquil and exciting area of Lake Austin. The Lake Austin area is often referred to as the cluster of neighborhoods surrounding Lake Austin east of Capital of Texas Highway 360, north of Bee Cave Rd, south of RM 2222, and east of North Quinlan Park Rd. The Lake Austin neighborhood borders the Lake Travis, Lakeway, Westlake, and Steiner Ranch areas.

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Due to its proximity to Downtown Austin and its location along the beautiful, cliff-lined lake, Lake Austin real estate is very highly sought after. Lake Austin features a range of homes, from luxury estates to spacious lakeside ranch homes with waterfront access. You’re not too far away from anything when you’re living in Lake Austin.

This long narrow lake winds through some of Austin’s finest residential areas. Homeowners enjoy consistent water levels and unbeatable proximity to all things Austin. Waterfront homes in Central Austin and off Westlake Drive are mere minutes from downtown and the heart of the city.

From weekend boat docks to palatial estates, Lake Austin is home to the many who enjoy the laid-back charm of waterfront living. While a good portion of these houses are located in small, tucked away pockets of land, larger subdivisions like Steiner Ranch and River Place do offer waterfront lots as well.

Work hard. Play harder.

Who said work had to be the same thing day-in, day-out? With nearby major employers like 3M Austin Center, Austin GeoModeling, Trilogy Software, Mentor Graphics Corporation, Dell, IRS Campus, Samsung, National Instruments, and Freescale Semiconductor, there is plenty of opportunities to have an extraordinary lunch break.

You'll also find a collection of eateries along the shores of Lake Austin that truly exemplify the soul of Austin, Texas with lakeside legends such as The Hula Hut and Ski Shores. While surrounded by the natural beauty of Mt. Bonnell and the Emma Long Metropolitan Park, you're also close to the hip downtown of Austin for an evening at The Long Center, a play at Zach Theatre or an evening of music, dining or dancing at one of the many downtown venues that make up the Austin scene.

Neighborhoods in Lake Austin

Apache Shores

Island at Mount Bonnell

Orleans Harbor Condos

Sleepy Hollow

Aqua Verde

Laguna Loma

Peninsula on Lake Austin

St. Tropez

Bella Lago

Lake Austin Waterfront Condos

River Place

The Woods of Greenshores

Bellagio at Steiner Ranch

Lake House Condos

River Pointe

Waterford Place


Lake Shore Addition

River Ridge

Waterfront Homes

Caslano on Lake Austin



Waterfront Lots

Cliff Over Lake Austin

Lakeland Park

Riverplace on Lake Austin



Lakeside Condos

Rob Roy

West Lake Hills

Greenshores On Lake Austin

Las Colinas Condos

Rob Roy on the Lake

Westview on Lake Austin


Bend Estates

Marina Club Condos

Shepherd Mountain

Wood Island

Schools in Lake Austin

Austin ISD

Leander ISD

Eanes ISD

Lake Travis ISD






Laura Welch Bush

Barton Creek

Lake Travis

Highland Park

River Place Elementary

Bridge Point



River Ridge


Hudson Bend


Steiner Ranch

Hill Country




West Ridge

Lake Travis

O Henry

Canyon Ridge