Austin Lake Estates
Perched on the water’s edge just west of Austin, Austin Lake Estates provides an appealing contrast in styles.
The venerable neighborhood has plenty of cozy homes nestled next to modern, spacious houses. Lake Austin laps softly at the rocky shores, yet Austin ‘s vibrant and energetic downtown is just a 20-minute drive away. That type of eclectic mix – and access to one of the best school districts in the state – makes Austin Lake Estates one of the most alluring neighborhoods west of Austin.
Located off Cuernavaca Drive in western Travis County , Austin Lake Estates has changed with the times. Once a community of lake homes and rural lots, the neighborhood has embraced its new identity as an appealing retreat for city workers.
Easy access to Austin and the Village of Bee Cave has eliminated the isolated feel of Austin Lake Estates. Bee Cave Road , a large and easy-to-navigate thoroughfare, links Austin Lake Estates to Austin and the Hill Country. Residents can quickly reach the area’s wealth of golf courses, shopping and restaurants.
Of course, residents can also pass the time at home, enjoying strolls through the neighborhood and a beautiful lakefront park that includes a beach available to members of the homeowners association.
Families have flocked to Austin Lake Estates, partially because of its excellent educational opportunities. The Eanes school district provides the neighborhood with one of the best public educations in the state. Consistently ranked at the top of public school districts in Texas , Eanes provides a wealth of academic options and plenty of extracurricular activities.