Lake Travis waterfront homes for sale

Lake Travis waterfront homes for saleHomes for sale on Lake Travis

                                                                                                                                                         

 

 

 Lake Travis waterfront homes for sale

Either home could be yours if you use an inexperienced agent that doesn't know Lake Travis...

If you are new to the Austin area and contemplating a waterfront home, it is imperative to learn the differences in the two lakes. Lake Travis was originally designed and is still used as a flood control lake. It's level varies according to floods,droughts, and meeting LCRA's (the governing water authority) rice farming contracts downstream. LCRA is also the governing body that determines boat dock permitting,flood control,septic system authorization,and hydroelectric power. It is a flood control lake, not constant level like Lake Austin.You can visit the LCRA website for more information.

  Lake Austin is a narrow,constant level lake that is fed upstream from Lake Travis, and flows down and through the City of Austin. Many musicians, executives, and movie stars live on Lake Austin. Lake Austin is a great water skiing lake due to the cliffs and wind blockage provided by the steep cliff sides.

Jet skis are also banned from Lake Austin on holidays.

  Lake Travis on the other hand, is a completely different lake in topography, temperature, and level. Lake Travis homes and lots VARY GREATLY, depending on several factors listed below:

 Is the home in a flood plain? If so, your home CAN flood. Being a native Austinite, I have personally witnessed this lake rising 21 feet in 10 days. Talk about scrambling to save your boat dock! Topographic maps show this, confer with your Realtor. The typical Realtor not dealing in waterfronts won't probably know this.

 Did the previous owners purchase the additional land offered by the LCRA underneath the water? Or, do you have a perpetual easement from LCRA? If so, your lot or home could be more valuable. When the lake level drops, you can float your dock on out further into the lake. In Realtor lingo, we call this (to center of cove) If previous owners did not purchase the land, your lot could become dry, and you would have no place to float your dock to.(Property lines) This also lowers your value.

Which side of the lake, north or south side? The south side is generally more expensive due to the proximity  to downtown. The north side is generally cheaper, with more available land and homes. The south side includes Lakeway, Briarcliff, Hudson Bend, and in and around the dam. The north side generally includes Jonestown, Lago Vista, Cedar Park/Leander, Point Venture, and Singleton Bend.

 Lake Travis is 63 miles long, and is used as a recreation lake, even though it was designed for flood control. It's a great family lake, skiing lake,very rocky, and dangerous if you don't know the lake. Poker runs are common with big racing boats during the summer, so noise could be an issue for you.


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$437,000 New For Sale
14708 Longbranch Dr
Austin, TX 78734
3 beds, 2.5 baths | Single Family Home
2,157 sq ft, 9104 sq ft lot
5
$263,000 New For Sale
200 Fairway Cir
Point Venture, TX 78645
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,514 sq ft, 7100 sq ft lot
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$699,900 New For Sale
4705 Little Creek Trl
Spicewood, TX 78669
4 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
2,975 sq ft, 1.864 acre lot
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$695,000 New For Sale
1700 Buffalo Gap Rd
Austin, TX 78734
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
3,150 sq ft, 1.687 acre lot
36
$1,059,000 New For Sale
6021 Circle J Rd
Marble Falls, TX 78654
6 beds, 4 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,754 sq ft, 3.8 acre lot
4
$349,900 For Sale
1000 Coventry Rd
Spicewood, TX 78669
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,784 sq ft
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$1,990,000 For Sale
21928 Briarcliff Dr
Spicewood, TX 78669
5 beds, 5 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,319 sq ft, 5.77 acre lot
11
$479,000 For Sale
17313 W Beach Rd
Austin, TX 78734
3 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
1,108 sq ft, 11282 sq ft lot
16
$319,950 For Sale
3102 Horizon Cv
Lago Vista, TX 78645
3 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2,085 sq ft, 9365 sq ft lot
40
$865,000 For Sale
18707 Lakeland Dr
Point Venture, TX 78645
3 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,816 sq ft, 0.566 acre lot
40
$2,450,000 For Sale
113 Edgewater Cv
Lakeway, TX 78734
4 beds, 4 baths | Single Family Home
5,847 sq ft, 8451 sq ft lot
40
$1,849,000 For Sale
611 Robin Dale Dr
Lakeway, TX 78734
5 beds, 6 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
4,397 sq ft, 0.792 acre lot
32
$675,000 For Sale
409 Cascade Cir
Point Venture, TX 78645
6 beds, 5 baths | Single Family Home
4,094 sq ft, 13547 sq ft lot
16
$465,000 For Sale
200 Mockingbird Hill St
Leander, TX 78641
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
2,252 sq ft, 5.399 acre lot
40
$729,900 For Sale
1011 Coventry Rd
Spicewood, TX 78669
3 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,319 sq ft, 1.89 acre lot
30
$569,900 For Sale
817 Ivean Pearson Rd
Lago Vista, TX 78645
2 beds, 1 bath | Single Family Home
1,080 sq ft, 0.619 acre lot
23
$1,250,000 For Sale
15432 Fm 2769
Volente, TX 78641
4 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
6,888 sq ft, 8.727 acre lot
11
$949,000 For Sale
22401 Felicia Dr
Briarcliff, TX 78669
3 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,630 sq ft, 1.8 acre lot
39
$1,900,000 For Sale
5250 McCormick Mountain Dr
Austin, TX 78734
5 beds, 4 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
5,120 sq ft, 1.488 acre lot
40
$425,000 For Sale
229 Bluff Dr
Spicewood, TX 78669
2 beds, 1 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
1,320 sq ft, 0.56 acre lot
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