164 Cypress Way, McQueeney
MLS® # 478007
Welcome to the water ski capital of Texas. Lake McQueeney is a 400-acre lake which is a dammed section of the Guadalupe River. It’s conveniently positioned between Seguin and New Braunfels, south of Lake Dunlap and north of Lake Placid. Boasting 25 miles of shoreline, this reservoir is smaller than Lake LBJ, but it still offers incredible views and a luxurious atmosphere. Water sports enthusiasts flock to Lake McQueeny because they can enjoy a myriad of water-based activities—boating, swimming, water skiing, wake surfing, and fishing—regardless of the season, because the water level remains constant year-round.
If you are looking for Lake McQueeney homes for sale, you may be interested in knowing that, in addition to the homes on the market, there are Lake McQueeney lots and Lake McQueeney condos available. Properties around Lake McQueeney are hot sellers, and you don’t want to miss the opportunity to buy your dream home! You can sign up for Lake House Alerts and receive a notification whenever a property that meets your specifications becomes available, including off-market listings.
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Types of Homes For Sale Around Lake McQueeney
The real estate listings above showcase the wide range of homes on today’s Lake McQueeney real estate market. You’ll find luxury waterfront estates and larger, high-end houses at the south end of the lake, as well as modest and more affordable homes at the north end of the lake. Pricing on Lake McQueeney is relatively comparable to real estate pricing on parts of Lake LBJ, Lake Marble Falls, and Lake Tavis.
The prices of Lake McQueeney homes vary considerably depending on the size, style, and location of the home. Homes near the Lake Breeze Ski Lodge on the southern portion of the lake generally have a higher property value. There are also many stunning contemporary and Mediterranean-style homes with well over 3,000 square feet of living space that are priced above $1,000,000.
However, you can easily find a gorgeous lake home with nearly the same amount of living space for anywhere between $600,000 and $800,000. Homes located anywhere near the north end of the lake tend to have great value and offer a lower price-per-square-foot. Keeping this in mind, you can find some excellent deals if you look closely and consult an experienced waterfront real estate agent during your home search.
The Lake McQueeney real estate market also includes many canal homes that are among the most affordable homes in the area. These cozy two or three-bedroom homes generally boast between 1,300 and 2,000 square feet and can be priced under $500,000.
Because of the beautiful lakefront scenery and the popularity of the area for vacation seekers in the spring, summer, and fall, the homes for sale in Lake McQueeney can also make excellent investment properties. Property values here have steadily increased over the years, so the odds are pretty good that your real estate investment will pay off. Renting out your Lake McQueeney vacation home is also a good way to earn extra income when you're not there enjoying lake life and all its benefits. Rental demand for homes on or near the lake is high throughout the majority of the year.
The Perfect Getaway from City Living
If you’re looking to buy property on a river-style lake, but you don't want to pay the hefty price tags associated with Lake Austin real estate, then Lake McQueeney is your lake. It sits about 40 minutes northwest of San Antonio and approximately one hour south of Austin, so it's very convenient for those who are currently living in the city and looking to buy a second home. As a general rule of thumb, you’ll want to live within five hours of your vacation home for a variety of reasons, which is why Lake McQueeney's central location within Texas draws in so many homeowners.
Close proximity to both Austin and San Antonio means that your home on Lake McQueeney can be the perfect getaway from city living. It also means that if you choose to dive into Lake McQueeney real estate, you are not too far when the hustle and bustle of city life beckons. You can even get to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in under four hours and to Houston in less than three hours. This lake is extremely popular for Houston residents!
There are also plenty of additional shopping and dining amenities nearby in Seguin and New Braunfels, which is a short 10-minute drive away. There is very little you can’t do within just a few miles of your Lake McQueeney home!
Life Around Lake McQueeney
No matter if you live on Lake McQueeney full-time or if you just head out for the weekends, lake life has incredible appeal. Many homeowners take advantage of the endless recreational opportunities, while others like to sit, relax, and bask in the fresh air. Take the boat out for a spin or take a dip in the lake. Wake up early to fish or get up with the sunrise to do yoga on your back lawn. When you find your home on Lake McQueeny, the choice is yours!
At any given time, there are dozens of things to do on Lake McQueeney. Water skiing and wakeboarding are two of the most notable activities that residents and vacationers enjoy on the lake. In fact, Lake McQueeney is commonly known as the Water Ski Capital of Texas! Wake surfing is also legal on Lake McQueeney, as well as on plenty of other lakes nearby.
While the lake might look narrow from above, don’t let that appearance mislead you—boat traffic is never an issue here. There is more than enough space for dozens of boats that are 24 feet or less.
There are also a variety of events to watch taking place on the lake, too. This includes the July 4th Boat Parade and a variety of shows put on by the Ski Bees Water Ski Club.
With no public parks or boat ramps, there is no public access to Lake McQueeney. This only adds to the luxurious and private feel of the real estate surrounding the lake. One of the most popular spots for locals is the Lake Breeze Ski Lodge. It’s a private club located on the lake. You can boat or drive up to the Lodge any day of the week and grab a bite to eat, swim in the pool, fill up with gas, and even grab a drink at the bar. This is a large part of the reason why the area surrounding the Lodge, on the lower part of the lake, is the most sought-after in the region. This Lake McQueeney real estate has the highest value of any of the surrounding lakefront communities.
Schools Near Lake McQueeney
If you're looking to raise a family in the Lake McQueeney area, it's important to know that it's part of the Seguin Independent School District. There is one school in the town on McQueeney, which is McQueeney Elementary School. It’s located at the south end of the lake, just a short walk from the Lake Breeze Ski Lodge. Most of the other schools in the school district are located in Seguin. In total, there are seven elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school within the district.
There is also a section of the lake zoned in the popular Navarro Independent School District. This district has received the Exemplary (overall “A” rating) from the Texas Education Agency. It’s a small district, covering only 86 square miles and offering four campuses.
Your Dream Home at Lake McQueeney Is Waiting!
If you would like to find out more about the Lake McQueeney area, including all of the homes for sale in Lake McQueeney, contact us at The Lakefront Group. We are a team of dedicated real estate agents who not only know the lakefront lifestyle, but live it ourselves. We know from firsthand experience the advantages of living around the Texas lakes and we are eager to share that knowledge with you!
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