12400 Cedar St, Austin
MLS® # 4277787
Nestled in the beautiful landscape of Texas Hill Country, Lake Travis is a winding waterway that is a dammed section of the Colorado and Pedernales Rivers. This lake is part of the popular Highland Lakes chain and is located downriver of Lake Marble Falls and upriver of Lake Austin. The combination of rolling green hills and tranquil, waterfront views that are second to none sets Lake Travis up as one of the most attractive areas in south Texas to call home. Meanwhile, the peaceful retreat of Lake Travis rests only 15 miles from the bustling city of Austin, giving homeowners access to the excitement of big city life without sacrificing the quiet comforts of living in a small-town community. If you're looking for the best of both worlds, Lake Travis may be the perfect destination for your family.
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Living on Lake Travis
Lake Travis is a boaters paradise thanks to its 57.6 miles of boatable waterways and deep water (max depth of 190 feet). The deep water is perfect for cabin cruisers, houseboats, and wakeboard/wakesurfing boats (the deeper the water the bigger the boat's wake is). 10.1 miles of these boatable waterways are on the Pedernales River which is one of the best places to wakeboard in the entire country thanks to its natural shorelines and winding curves that pretty much guarantees a straightway that will be blocked by the wind. This lake is not a constant level lake however the depth still allows most of the lake to be boatable in some of the worst droughts. Lake Travis does allow floating boat houses unlike other non-constant level lakes that don't, such as Canyon Lake. Most of these boat houses are made to entertain with patios, slides, bars, and more. If you are looking for a lake house on a constant level lake allowing waterfront improvements with a similar size and feel to that of Lake Travis, I highly recommend considering buying a home on Lake LBJ.
Prices on homes for sale on Lake Travis vary widely, often listed for between $400,000 to several million. Also take a look at Lake Travis Condos For Sale which can start below $200,000. The average price for homes in the area is just over $2,300,000 however there are plenty of options below this price point. Lake Travis has a great deal of remarkable properties available to those inon the market for either a primary residence or a vacation home. Upscale communities like Volente Village, Lago Vista, and Jonestown offer incredible views of the surrounding landscape, while golf courses, country clubs, parks, and marinas along the shore of Lake Travis provide plenty of recreational opportunities for the whole family.
Entertainment and Recreation
One of the most exciting attractions in the area is Lake Travis Zipline Adventures. Offering visitors the longest and fastest zipline in the entire state, this is the place to go to get a bird's eye view of the serene waterways and rich vegetation that define this region.
After zipping above the rich Texas landscape, cool off with a visit to Waterloo Adventures, a popular attraction featuring a massive inflatable obstacle course set on the lake, providing hours of fun for the kids. Adults can enjoy a beer or margarita while lounging along the shore or rent a floating picnic table for a family meal out on the water.
Volente Beach Resort & Waterpark is another excellent place where you can enjoy the great outdoors. It’s home to a lakeside water park, on-site bar, and regularly scheduled live performances.
Lake Travis Schools
The Lake Travis area is home to four school districts.
The Lake Travis Independent School District earned an accountability rating of “A” and currently provides educational opportunities for more than 11,000 students through six elementary schools, three middle schools, and one high school. The average SAT score for students in Lake Travis is 1220—considerably higher than the statewide average of 1027.
The Lago Vista Independent School District serves more than 1,800 students across four campuses. The district is ranked fifth in the Austin area in terms of student academic achievement. The average student SAT score is an impressive 1544.
The Leander Independent School District is a much larger district, serving more than 40,000 students at 44 campuses. The district recently received 89 points out of 100 in a rating from the Texas Education Agency.
The final school district is the Marble Falls Independent School District. There are more than 4,000 students in this district. Along with four elementary schools, one middle school, and two high schools, the district operates a STEAM Academy for middle schoolers using a “school within a school” model.
Let Our Lake Travis Realtors Find Your Perfect Home
If you're interested in Lake Travis real estate, our knowledgeable team at The Lakefront Group can help you find exactly what you need. We stay up to speed with all the latest homes for sale on Lake Travis including off-market opportunities which we sell quite a few of each year. Let us do the leg work so you can spend more time playing on the lake.
Our associates bring decades of combined experience to the table. Contact us to begin your home buying journey by speaking with a true waterfront specialist that really knows Lake Travis!
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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from March 22nd, 2023 at 10:30pm CDT.
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