Highland Lakes Real Estate

View ListingsMore Info

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 446
Average Price $2,562,515
Highest Price $25,500,000
Lowest Price $275,000

Highland Lakes Homes For Sale, $1,200,000 - $1,700,000

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

Highland Lakes Homes For Sale, $1,200,000 - $1,700,000

96 Properties Found. Page 1 of 8.
Homes for Sale on Lake Marble Falls in Cottonwood Shores, TX

3715 Lakeview Drive, Cottonwood Shores

$1,700,000 - 4 Beds, 3.0 Baths, 2,267 Sf

MLS® # 168005

Lake Travis Homes for Sale located at 3108 Thurman Road Road, in the city of Lago Vista, TX 78645

3108 Thurman Road Road, Lago Vista

$1,700,000 - 3 Beds, 3.1 Baths, 3,181 Sf

MLS® # 167888

Single-Family Real Estate for Sale located in the neighborhood of Poole Place Sec 01, on Lake Travis in the city of Lago Vista, TX

3108 Thurman Rd, Lago Vista

$1,700,000 - 3 Beds, 3.1 Baths, 3,181 Sf

MLS® # 2596290

Lake Travis Real Estate - MLS # 3796437, Single-Family real estate for Sale in Hollows Ph 3A, MLS Listings # 3796437

18724 Expedition Trl, Lago Vista

$1,700,000 - 5 Beds, 5.1 Baths, 4,377 Sf

MLS® # 3796437

MLS #166940 for Sale at 504 Clen Oak Parkway, on Lake LBJ in the city of Burnet, 78611

504 Clen Oak Parkway, Burnet

$1,699,000 - 3 Beds, 3.1 Baths, 2,048 Sf

MLS® # 166940

Granite Shoals Homes for Sale on Lake LBJ in the Zipcode of 78654

1506 Hill Top Drive, Granite Shoals

$1,699,000 - 3 Beds, 3.0 Baths, 2,004 Sf

MLS® # 167626

Single-Family Real Estate for Sale at 504 Clen Oaks Pkwy on Lake LBJ - MLS #6156929

504 Clen Oaks Pkwy, Burnet

$1,699,000 - 3 Beds, 3.1 Baths, 2,048 Sf

MLS® # 6156929

MLS Number 168749 on Lake LBJ in the city of Granite Shoals Homes for Sale by Sherwood Shores III, the zipcode of 78654

260 Green Acres, Granite Shoals

$1,695,000 - 3 Beds, 3.1 Baths, 2,500 Sf

MLS® # 168749

22027 Redbird Dr, in the city of Lago Vista Real Estate in TX by HIGHLAND LAKE ESTATES SEC 24,

22027 Redbird Dr, Lago Vista

$1,695,000 - 3 Beds, 3.0 Baths, 2,930 Sf

MLS® # 5485761

Located on Lake Travis, Single-Family for Sale by 718 Bermuda St in the Lakeway, located in the neighborhood of Lakeway Sec 05

718 Bermuda St, Lakeway

$1,695,000 - 4 Beds, 4.0 Baths, 3,251 Sf

MLS® # 8803710

Lake Travis, 1856597, Single-Family, 22007 Mockingbird St, Lago Vista, TX, Emerald Bend Sec 01, Blown-In Insulation, Masonry, Concrete, Stucco, 78645

22007 Mockingbird St, Lago Vista

$1,690,000 - 4 Beds, 3.0 Baths, 4,201 Sf

MLS® # 1856597

Lake Austin, 8973481, Single-Family, 3203 Brass Buttons Trl, Austin, TX, Apache Shores, Masonry, Stucco, 78734

3203 Brass Buttons Trl, Austin

$1,690,000 - 3 Beds, 2.0 Baths, 1,893 Sf

MLS® # 8973481

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 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.

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 May 30th, 2024 at 11:33am CDT.

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.

Sign Up For Lake House Alerts