Lake Austin

Charming villas, majestic Tuscan-style residences, and beautiful contemporary homes are some of the residential buildings that make up the Lake Austin area.

Welcome to Lake Austin

A majestic and peaceful escape from city life.
Few neighborhoods offer the majestic beauty found in Lake Austin. The lakeside properties in this community stretch out over 22 miles and provide stunning views over the river and the rolling hillside of Austin. Because of its serene atmosphere, Lake Austin is a nice break from the hustle and bustle of downtown. Still, if you want access to downtown Austin, you're just a few miles away and conveniently located next to major roadways, including Austin's popular Pennybacker Bridge, Loop 360, and 2222. 
New homebuyers can explore the residential areas tucked into the community, which offer their own ambiance and elegance. Charming villas, majestic Tuscan-style residences, and beautiful contemporary homes are some of the residential buildings that make up the Lake Austin area.

What to Love

  • Upscale homes 
  • Private and peaceful community
  • Conveniently located outside of downtown Austin 
  • Majestic lakeside living

Local Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Lake Austin is serene and majestic. It’s an exclusive lakefront community on a quiet hillside. Residents enjoy time spent on the water, boating and fishing, and time on their deck enjoying the view of the sunset. The community has biking and walking trails in the community that connect to trails in the nearby parks. Living in Lake Austin provides a luxurious escape from city life.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

You don't have to head overseas to get stunning lake views while dining at a lush hillside. The Oasis on Lake Travis is just that — an oasis meant to make you feel like you are on vacation. This beautiful venue offers stunning panoramic views of the area’s natural beauty. You can enjoy amazing sunset views over the lake below during the evening hours. The space also serves as a venue known for hosting events, including weddings, anniversaries, and other milestone celebrations.
If you enjoy a good cup of joe, then Mozart’s Coffee Roasters might become your favorite morning ritual. This lively establishment encapsulates the charm of Austin. Diners enjoy great coffee and entertainment from local and traveling artists. Some of the best offerings on the menu include a tea and coffee subscription that allows you to try blends from all over the world. The in-house bakery serves as the perfect place to sample delicious baked goods that pair with your coffee as well. Lakeside views, great company, and even better grounds and baked goods make Mozart's Coffee Roasters one of the best destinations in Lake Austin. 
Another popular destination is the fabulous Hula Hut. This tiki bar-style restaurant is situated over the lake and creates the perfect atmosphere for a dinner getaway. Soak in the tropical vibes while you dine on traditional Tex-Mex dishes with a Hawaiian twist. The tropical and colorful flavors here allow you to experience an evening synonymous with a vacation getaway. It's one of the many restaurants around town that cater to the joy and vibrancy of Lake Austin.

Things to Do

Because of the national geography in Lake Austin, there are plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy. The community is home to a number of parks, including the Emma Long Metropolitan Park. Any time of the year, patrons enjoy amenities at the park, like campsites, an open space for barbecues and picnics, a designated swimming area that almost serves as a faux beach, and ramps where you can launch your boats, canoes, and kayaks. 
River Place Nature Trail is another popular outdoor destination for those who enjoy hiking and exploring. The park comprises three different trails and is perfect for hikers of all experience levels. You'll really get immersed into the natural beauty of Austin, and you'll forget you're just miles away from one of the liveliest cities in the nation. 
Mansfield Dam Park is the perfect destination if you want to spend a day enjoying the lake. Bring along a blanket and picnic and enjoy the morning or afternoon relaxing on the green fields here or bring along your boat, kayak, or canoe to explore the area. The lake is known for its scuba diving excursions, making it a great place for those who enjoy a little extra thrill in the water.
If you want to get out and enjoy the outdoors but are looking for a little more seclusion, the Austin Country Club might be ideal. This private country club has a family-oriented environment and offers over 18 acres of pristine green. The club is picturesque as well. The course lies on the bank of the Colorado River with a beautiful view of the iconic Pennybacker Bridge out in the distance.


Lake Austin is served by the Lake Travis Independent School District. Notable schools in the community include the following: 
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