Highland Lakes Real Estate

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The Highland Lakes in Texas are arguably the most popular chain of lakes in the whole state. These lakes are all dammed sections of the Colorado River that start in Burnet County at Lake Buchanan and run to Lake Austin (located in the heart of Austin). The six lakes that make up the Highland Lakes include (in order from top to bottom): 

These lakes span three counties: Llano, Burnet, and Travis. Highland Lakes real estate is coveted for the numerous on and off-water activities such as wake surfing, water skiing, sailing, restaurants, golf on award-winning courses, and more. Waterfront improvements are allowed on all the highland lakes, which is a definite plus for those looking to increase the value and quality of their property. Some of the most attractive lake houses for sale in Texas can be found on one of the Highland Lakes.

Real Estate Statistics
Total Listings 163
Average Price $2,798,752
Highest Price $35,000,000
Lowest Price $125,000

Highland Lakes Homes For Sale

All Listings Under $500,000 $500,000 - $800,000
$800,000 - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 - $1,700,000 $1,700,000 - $2,200,000
$2,200,000 - $4,000,000 Over $4,000,000
163 Properties Found. Page 1 of 14.
Homes for Sale on Lake Travis in Austin, TX

12400 Cedar St, Austin

$35,000,000 - 6 Beds, 7.6 Baths, 15,394 Sf

MLS® # 4277787

Lake LBJ Homes for Sale located at 82 Applehead Island Drive, in the city of Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

82 Applehead Island Drive, Horseshoe Bay

$12,995,000 - 6 Beds, 6.3 Baths, 10,521 Sf

MLS® # 162172

Single-Family Real Estate for Sale located in the neighborhood of Northshore On Lake Travis Ph, on Lake Travis in the city of Jonestown, TX

16904 Regatta Cv, Jonestown

$12,000,000 - 6 Beds, 6.1 Baths, 9,154 Sf

MLS® # 8068154

Lake Austin Real Estate - MLS # 3340222, Single-Family real estate for Sale in Rob Roy On Lake Sec 01, MLS Listings # 3340222

1209 Weston Ln, Austin

$9,990,000 - 5 Beds, 6.2 Baths, 8,357 Sf

MLS® # 3340222

MLS #5258927 for Sale at 17703 Breakwater Dr, on Lake Travis in the city of Jonestown, 78645

17703 Breakwater Dr, Jonestown

$7,850,000 - 7 Beds, 8.1 Baths, 7,917 Sf

MLS® # 5258927

Austin Homes for Sale on Lake Austin in the Zipcode of 78731

4511 Island Cv, Austin

$7,500,000 - 5 Beds, 5.1 Baths, 7,755 Sf

MLS® # 2782561

Single-Family Real Estate for Sale at 14624 Flat Top Ranch Rd on Lake Austin - MLS #7218369

14624 Flat Top Ranch Rd, Austin

$7,499,000 - 6 Beds, 6.2 Baths, 7,740 Sf

MLS® # 7218369

MLS Number 161434 on Lake LBJ in the city of Horseshoe Bay Homes for Sale by Escondido, the zipcode of 78657

246 La Serena Loop, Horseshoe Bay

$6,500,000 - 5 Beds, 5.1 Baths, 5,770 Sf

MLS® # 161434

6008 Lantern View Dr, in the city of Jonestown Real Estate in TX by Northshore On Lake Travis Ph,

6008 Lantern View Dr, Jonestown

$6,495,000 - 5 Beds, 5.3 Baths, 7,384 Sf

MLS® # 3612721

Located on Lake Travis, Single-Family for Sale by 7100 Comanche Trl in the Austin, located in the neighborhood of Comanche Trail

7100 Comanche Trl, Austin

$6,200,000 - 1 Beds, 2.0 Baths, 4,803 Sf

MLS® # 7768947

Lake Austin, 2315397, Single-Family, 203 & 205 Lago Verde Rd, Austin, TX, Rio Vista Add, Frame, See Remarks, Stucco, Wood Siding, 78734

203 & 205 Lago Verde Rd, Austin

$5,900,000 - 4 Beds, 3.0 Baths, 2,874 Sf

MLS® # 2315397

Lake LBJ, 158443, Single-Family, 120 Applehead Island Drive, Horseshoe Bay, TX, Applehead Islnd, Wood, 78657

120 Applehead Island Drive, Horseshoe Bay

$5,750,000 - 5 Beds, 5.2 Baths, 6,334 Sf

MLS® # 158443

Discover All the Highland Lakes

Lake Travis

Located some 15 miles northwest of downtown Austin, Lake Travis is a flood-control reservoir fed by the winding Colorado River. The fun never stops on Lake Travis. Due to its size and depth, Lake Travis can be utilized for more lake activities than most of the other area lakes. Those additional activities include sailing, house boating, and cabin cruisers. This lake is one of the two non-constant lakes in the Highland Lakes Chain. However, deep water and floating docks keep the lake fun going. Known for its relaxing vistas and active watersports community, Lake Travis offers some of the area's most attractive real estate properties.

Lake Austin

A little further down the Colorado River from Lake Travis is Lake Austin. Lake Austin is a constant level lake with numerous tributaries that snake across the stunning green terrain found west of the downtown area. Many gorgeous parks and wildlife refuges are located throughout the Lake Austin region. Homes for sale on Lake Austin are among the most expensive homes in Texas. Location, location, location!

Lake LBJ

Another beautiful constant-level lake on the Highland Lakes chain is Lake LBJ, a scenic body of water that stretches over ten square miles. Residents along the shore enjoy many aquatic activities, including jet skiing, wake surfing, and kayaking. The numerous marinas and resorts around Lake LBJ provide easy access points to the lake to go boating or relax with family on the open water. Stunning waterfront homes at Lake LBJ can be found in communities like Horseshoe Bay, Granite Shoals, and Sunrise Beach.

Inks Lake

Nestled alongside the massive Inks Lake State Park, this location is perfect for homeowners who enjoy outdoor activities like water skiing, boating, or hiking. This lake is one of four constant-level lakes on the Highland Lakes chain. The many outcroppings and alcoves found along the shore provide endless hours of exploration for the whole family. Real estate around Inks Lake is highly desirable and perfect for those who wish to escape the trappings of noisy, big city life.

Lake Marble Falls

This lake, located downriver of Lake LBJ, combines small-town charm and metropolitan excitement perfectly. This constant-level lake, although smaller than others, is not short on activities, with several waterfront restaurants and bars. The water is known for being calmer due to less boat traffic. Because this lake is not as well known, you get more bang for your buck for a Lake Marble Falls Home For Sale as opposed to a similar house on Lake LBJ.

Lake Buchanan

With nearly 40 square miles of water and over 120 miles of beautiful shoreline, Lake Buchanan is another highly desirable place in the Texas Hill Country to call home. This non-constant level lake has plenty of depth for water activities to be enjoyed with or without a drought. The inspiring scenery throughout Lake Buchanan and the Colorado River offers some truly breathtaking views and the perfect environment for family fun.

The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.

Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from December 2nd, 2022 at 11:15pm CST.

Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied.

Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.

The information being provided by the Highland Lakes Association of REALTORS, Inc. is exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use, and it may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. The data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS.

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