Only in Lakeway, Texas can you live within commuting distance to Austin, be surrounded by the scenic Texas hill country and have the cool waters of Lake Travis in your backyard. You’ll be challenged to find another Central Texas community offering the same combination of lifestyle, scenery and outdoor recreation. The communities surrounding Lakeway include Bee Cave, Spicewood, Briarcliff, North Lakeway and Hudson Bend, which are sometimes collectively referred to as The South Shore of Lake Travis.

Lakeway began in the 1960-70s as a resort and a retirement community, but has grown into one of the most desirable communities in Central Texas for executives, visitors, commuters, and those who simply enjoy lake living!  Situated along the Colorado River, Lakeway is surrounded by Lake Travis, the city of Bee Cave, and the northern part of Lake Austin.  Downtown Austin is approximately 20 miles southeast of Lakeway and 26 miles to Austin Bergstrom International Airport. 

Those wanting the convenience of lake amenities often weigh their options between the lifestyle of living closer to Austin or a little further out near Lake Travis.  Many homes in the Lakeway area feature views of the Texas hill country, Lake Travis or one of the areas many golf courses.  When Lakeway began, the typical architecture was ranch-style homes and this has evolved to a newer style and design ranging from what is often referred to as Texas Tuscan to a more contemporary modern style.  In addition to resale homes, there is a wide variety of local, as well as national, builders such as Scott Felder Homes, Taylor Morrison, Century Communities, Brookfield Residential, Drees, David Weekley Homes, Village Builders, and Westin to name a few, who are constructing beautiful residential homes throughout the Lakeway community. 

Besides having the picturesque backdrop of Texas hill country and a relaxing atmosphere, Lakeway offers and variety of community amenities.  If golfing is your sport, you’ll appreciate the numerous golf courses including Yaupon Golf Course and Live Oak, which are part of the ClubCorp family.  Membership to these courses is available and includes a social-level membership to the clubhouse amenities at the nearby The Hills of Lakeway Country Club and Flintrock Falls courses, plus membership to the fitness center at World of Tennis.  The World of Tennis facility includes a pool, state-of-the-art fitness center, smoothie bar, spa, tennis, fitness classes, childcare, and children’s camps.  Additionally, Falconhead Golf is yet another course located within a few miles in Bee Cave.  For the resident swimmer, memberships are available to the Lakeway Swim Center complete with a swim club, lily pads, frog slides, swim teams, and water slides.  And, let’s not forget the beloved Lake Travis with its crystal-clear waters, which is perhaps the biggest attraction for those purchasing Lakeway area homes.  Lake Travis is truly a treasure among Texas Lakes with endless options for tubing, skiing, kayaking, camping, fishing, swimming, and boating in the freshwaters.  From multi class sailboat and windsurfing regattas to competition ski boat, cruisers, cigarettes, and mansion-like houseboats.  Lake Travis has several marina facilities, public parks and public boat ramp access for outdoor enthusiasts from everywhere to cool off during the dog days of summer.  In addition to golf, swimming, tennis, and the lake, Lakeway has many parks, miles of trails, picnic areas, sports fields, and courts. 

Within the area, residents have easy access to Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway for medical care, Hill Country Galleria for shopping, and the Lakeway Resort and Conference Center which features not only the hotel and restaurants but also a highly-rated spa facility.  The Hill Country Galleria, which is an outdoor shopping center is anchored by Dillard’s and Dick’s Sporting Goods, and also has a Whole Foods grocery store.  From boutique shopping to all your big-box stores, such as Target and Home Depot, the area has a wide array of nearby options for residents.


School District

The Lake Travis ISD is a highly desirable school district in Central Texas with consistent recognition for both academics and athletics.  For the most objective data, consider the resources provided by The Texas Education Agency. The mission of the Lake Travis ISD is to educate all students by teaching a comprehensive curriculum emphasizing scholastic excellence.  The district serves as a model of educational excellence by making use of the combined skills of students, teachers, support staff, involved parents and citizens through the efficient use of resources. Lake Travis ISD graduates will have lifelong problem-solving skills.  They will understand that responsibilities accompany the privileges of citizenship and will have the foundation to be successful in their chosen endeavors.


Market Overview & Demographics

The Market Insider will share valuable data about the area.  By simply entering a zip code, you can see properties for sale, rentals, property ownership, median household income, housing inventory, crime risk, schools, and population.  The zip code for Lakeway is 78734 and the zip code for the greater area surrounding Lakeway includes 78738.



Community Impact – Lake Travis/Westlake

Lake Travis View

Lakeway Bee


Other Local Links

Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce

Lake Travis Lake Access

Lake Travis Library

Lakeway Marina

Safe Harbor Emerald Point Marina


Popular Subdivisions/Areas

Apache Shores, Arbolago, Bee Creek Vistas, Bella Montagna, Bella Strada, Bluffs of Flintrock, Brooks Hollow, Buffalo Gap, Canyon Ridge, Canyons at Cardinal Hills, Canyonside at Falconhead West, Cardinal Hills, Cardinal Hills Estates, Centerpiece at Academy Place, Costa Bella, Coves at Lakeway, Creekside at Flintrock Falls, Crosswind, Cypress Ridge, Eagle Ridges, Enclave at Alta Vista Ridge, Estates at Cherry Mountain, Estates of Flintrock, Falconhead, Falconhead West, Flint Valley, Flintrock Falls, Fox Creek Estates, Hennig Heights, Hills of Lakeway, Hudson Bend, La Campana Serene Hills, La Hacienda Estates, Lake Pointe, Lake Ridge, Lakeside at North Lakeway, Lakeway Airpark South, Lakeway Centre, Lakewind Estates, Las Colinas Serene Hills, Madrones, Majestic Hills Ranchettes, Mira Lago, Mountain View, Mountaintop Acres, North Lakeway Village, Overlook at Flintrock Falls, Overlook at Kollmeyer Springs, Palomba at Flintrock, Preserve at Lakeway, Ridge at Alta Vista, Rocky Ridge, Rough Hollow, Rough Hollow Arroyo Divide, Rough Hollow Canyon Pass, Rough Hollow East Rim, Rough Hollow Highland Terrace, Rough Hollow La Mesa, Rough Hollow Lake Ridge, Rough Hollow Lakeside, Rough Hollow The Bluffs, Rough Hollow The Madrones, Rough Hollow The Peninsula, Rough Hollow The Summit, Rough Hollow The Vineyards, Rough Hollow Vista Ridge, Rough Hollow Water's Edge, Rough Hollow West Rim, Rough Hollow Westside Landing, Round Mountain, Schramm Ranch, Serene Hills, Spanish Oaks, Spillman Ranch, St. Andrews, Sunset Park, Sweetwater, Terrace at the Preserve, Travis Landing, Travis Oak Trails, Travis Oaks, Travis Settlement, Tuscan Village, Two Creeks, Villas at Flintrock Falls, Villas at the Hills, Vineyard Bay, Vista Oaks of Lakeway, Vista Royale, Vista View, Vistas at Lakeway, Yacht Harbor


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Lakeway and the south shore of Lake Travis is a great place to call home!  Residents appreciate the charm of small-town living while having numerous retail options, an easy commute to downtown Austin and countless recreation outlets throughout the Lake Travis area to provide a high quality of life.  It’s easy to see why you will not find a better lake lifestyle in Central Texas to live, work, and play than Lakeway, Texas.

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Walking / Hiking trails
Lake Travis Access
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