Lakeway, TX - Homes For Sale & Community Information
Lakeway, Texas is an Austin exurb of about 12,000 citizens located 22-miles from downtown.
Definition of exurb: a rural
community within easy driving distance of a vibrant metropolitan area.
Lakeway is in Travis County in the Texas Hill Country. A home buyer will typically be pleased with the variety of Lakeway properties for sale. The homes for sale include 60s-era houses built soon after the community's inception as well as newer construction homes. In Lakeway, ranches and country estates are intermixed
with newer subdivisions and a few waterfront residences. Many
professionals and retirees are attracted to this exurb. It feels like being in the country, but you're just 22 miles from the action of Austin.
Residents enjoy having a major medical facility right in
their community. The Lakeway Regional Medical Center is a 200,000 sq ft
facility on a 54-acre campus. This modern development will include an
extended-stay hotel, an eldercare facility, a 16-bed emergency room, and
a rehab hospital.
Alta Vista 78704
Bella Montagna 78734
Bella Strada 78734
Costa Bella 78734
Courtyard at the Preserve 78734
Estates of Lakeway Hills 78738
The Hills of Lakeway 78738
Preserve at Lakeway 78734
Rough Hollow 78734
Serene Hills 78738
Vineyard Bay 78750
The Waterfront at Lakeway 78734
Flintrock Falls 78738
Relics from as far back as 3,000 BC have been found in the area. Indian tribes like the Comanches and the Tonkawas inhabited the area, and their Indian mounds (camp sites) are still evident in areas such as Edgewater Drive and Comet Street. Lakeway's modern day emergence is different from that of most cities;
it began with the simple opening of a hotel. The 48-room Lakeway Inn
enjoyed a groundbreaking in 1962 with both Lady Bird Johnson and
Governor John Connally in attendance. Today, that original Lakeway real
estate has been expanded into the 168-room Lakeway Resort and Spa.
PARKS AND RECREATION
City Park, on Lake Travis, offers relaxing days on the beach, endless sports opportunities, two mile of hiking trails, and much more. The "Bark Park" is great for pets, and the playscape is exciting for kids. Hurst Creek Cove is a serene setting for canoeists. Lake Travis is a reservoir on the Colorado River that was created by the construction of the Mansfield Dam in 1942. It is at the epicenter of every kind of water-based activity imaginable. Sailing, water skiing, tubing, jet skiing, and boating boating are just some of the activities. The Lake has an award-winning marina and numerous resort facilities. Many simply savor this expanse of water for its many breathtaking views, especially at sunset.
ATTRACTIONS AND EVENTS
There's plenty going on up the road in Austin, but Lakeway also has a few attractions of its own. Lake Travis is one of the best locales in Texas for fishing, boating, and swimming. The Lakeway World Of Tennis Sports Complex can be found in The Hills Country Club of Lakeway. They host USTA tournaments and have seen competitors like Rod Laver, Billie Jean King, Chris Evert, Pete Sampras and Jimmie Connors.
Those investing in Lakeway real estate will find that the city is very active in sponsoring community events, many of them family-oriented. "Eggstravaganza!" features an Easter egg hunt, and the Lakeway City Park hosts "Movies in the Park" throughout the summer. The "Great Goblin Glow" features hot air balloons that light up the sky. At the "Dead End" Cemetery, live bats are on display. Kids can come in costume. Glitter tattoo artists are on hand as well at this annual Halloween season event sponsored by the City's Parks and Recreation Department. The City also organizes the "Trail of Lights" display behind City Hall every December.
LAKEWAY - A CHARMING AND DESIRABLE TEXAS TOWN
Those owning Lakeway homes
enjoy a recreational paradise that's relaively close to Austin. If you are looking in the Lakeway-Austin area, you should call real estate agent Monica Fabbio, 512-825-8891, right away for the best deals and the latest information. She knows this market, and can help you find the home of your dreams in Lakeway, Texas!