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Whether you enjoy active water sports, like watching a gorgeous sunset over a beautiful lake, you love fishing, or you want to see a sunrise from your own window each morning, the wonderful waterfront of Austin and the Texas Hill Country has it all!  Natural scenery at its finest!!

Waterfront property is a limited resource that is very much in demand.  To own waterfront property is a dream come true to many buyers.  With our extensive knowledge of waterfront property and our expertise in this area, we will help that dream come true!




18206 Lakeshore Pointe
Lago Vista, TX 78645




When considering the purchase of waterfront property on Lake Travis, you need to work with a real estate agent with waterfront experience.  There is so much that needs to be considered when purchasing waterfront property, especially on Lake Travis.  Lake Travis is not a constant level lake as the water fluctuates depending on the weather conditions and on LCRA management decisions.  The elevation when Lake Travis is considered full is at 681' and the current flood stage is 715'.  The highest level the lake has risen to was 710.44’ on December 25, 1991. The lowest level it has been was 614.18’ on August 14, 1951.  The average level of Lake Travis is 670'.  

Potential buyers of Lake Travis waterfront property need to know at what contour of the lake the property is on.  It's important to know that when the lake is down, your boat dock is still floating on your property.  You also need to be aware of the elevation of all improvements on the property.  There are many homes around Lake Travis that were built in the flood plain.  This information needs to be obtained and considered before closing.

Lake Travis Waterfront

Lake Travis Neighborhoods (North Shore)

Comanche Trail
This neighborhood is situated on a hill overlooking the main basin of Lake Travis. Most properties have incredible lake views!

Marshall Ford Area
This area has great deep water Lakefront property, as well as incredible lake view property.

Volente Area
There are great waterfront properties with lake views located between Cypress Creek and Sandy Creek.
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Lago Vista is a beautiful community located about 20 miles northwest of Austin. It boasts of an abundance of scenery, wildlife and a relaxing environment. Lago Vista provides an enviable quality of life whether sailing on Lake Travis, hiking or biking in Texas Hill Country or enjoying beautiful sunsets. Lago Vista supports an active lifestyle offering opportunities for participation in theater, recreation, and many other options. It encompasses more than 15 miles of shoreline and is the gateway to the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge. Abundant white-tailed deer roam along the shores of Lake Travis and golf courses. There is year round golfing, boating, fishing and hunting.

Map of Lago Vista Area
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Jonestown is located at the north end of Lake Travis, 19 miles northwest of Austin. Most waterfront lots are cliff lots.
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The Village of Point Venture is located on a peninsula of Lake Travis 30 miles Northwest of Austin in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Point Venture is popular for its many amenities that are offered to both owners and rental guests. These amenities include the Point Venture golf course, Jr. Olympic swimming pool, workout room, tennis courts, waterfront park and boat ramps, as well as a floating restaurant.
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Lake Travis
Neighborhoods (South Shore)

Hudson Bend--Just a short drive from Austin, the Texas Hill Country comes alive on your journey to Hudson Bend. Rolling hills and lush foliage line the road opening to glimpses of sparkling Lake Travis. Let the South Shore beckon you home, to a place where natural beauty in the form of tree lined rolling hills, steep canyons and sun kissed water greet you at every turn......

Lakeway is an incredibly beautiful city nestled in the Texas Hill Country and on Lake Travis. It is a thriving community with all of the amenities needed such as great shopping, dining, banking and entertainment options all within easy reach. Waterfront real estate from luxury estate homes to modest condos are available. With it being only 16 miles west of  Austin via RR620 or FM 2222, it is an easy commute. Work in Austin, enjoy the live music scene, dine at one of Austin's fabulous restaurants, then come home to a stunning view of Texas Hill Country or Lake Travis.
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Spicewood--Located 22 miles NW of Austin and 16 miles SE of Marble Falls, Spicewood real estate is becoming more and more in demand. With its lake, creek and river setting in Texas Hill Country, it provides a scenic and natural environment that is great to call home! With its close proximity to Lakeway and Austin, there are endless things to do!!

Briarcliff is on Lake Travis and Farm Road 2322, twenty miles northwest of Austin in western Travis County. Being on the cliff side of Lake Travis south shore, it offers beautiful sunsets, great watersports and is a fabulous place to live.

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Lake Austin is one of the area's most beautiful lakes with its high cliffs along the water's edge. Beautiful houses surround the hillsides and edge of the water with gorgeous views, making this area a premiere and desirable housing area.

Lake Austin starts at Mansfield Dam and ends at the Tom Miller Dam in the city of Austin. The much photographed 360 Bridge goes over Lake Austin and is a popular gathering spot on the lake as well as a good point for launching a boat.

Westlake Hills
Westlake Hills is one of the most prestigious communities in the Austin area. With its beautiful vistas of the city in one direction and gorgeous hill country views in the other, combined with exquisite homes, tree-covered lots, beautiful landscaping, and the award-winning Eanes School District, Westlake Hills has it all!

Located only minutes from Downtown Austin and situated on the beautiful west bank of Lake Austin is the prestigious community of Rollingwood. Bordered by Lady Bird Lake, MoPac Boulevard and Westlake Hills, it couldn't be in a better location. It offers convenience, tranquility, beauty, safety and the best schools in the Austin area, which are part of the Eanes Independent School District.

Cuernavaca Area

Some of the subdivisions include:  Lake Hills, Austin Lake Estates, Lake Ridge Estates, Rio Robles, and more.   The area is located West of Loop 360 just off of Bee Caves Road (2244), in the prestigious Eanes School District.  Neighborhood Association membership includes access to waterfront park on Lake Austin with boat ramp, pool, and clubhouse. Most of these subdivisions are within a 20 minute drive to downtown Austin.

Apache Shores
Apache Shores is close to Lake Travis off of Hwy. 620 on the South Shore of Lake Austin south of Mansfield Dam. 
Community facilities include  a boat ramp and docks on Lake Austin,   pool, tennis courts, hike & nature trails.  Apache Shores consists of more than 2,400 lots and over 750 homes.  Apache Shores includes lots and homes with spectacular hill country, and Lake Austin views (as well as waterfront homes on Lake Austin).  Undeveloped lots are still available.

Quinlan Park Area

While on Lake Austin, it is close to Lake Travis.  There are a few older subdivisions such as River Ridge and Lakeland Park and lots are still available.

Lake Austin Waterfront


THINGS TO SEE AND DO -- Some of the tourist attractions other than water activites.There are so many activities that we cannot list them all!  Here are a few!


Lake Travis Marinas & Parks


Visit here for Camping and RVing in the Highland Lakes Region.

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Texas Highland Lakes Tourist Information
Online Tourism Guide
A Guide to Texas Outside

Texas Parks and Wildlife: Fresh Lakes of the Hill Country

Highland Lakes

Lake Buchanan

Inks Lake

Lake LBJ

Lake Marble Falls

Lake Travis
Lake Austin
Lake Lady Bird
Fishing Guides
Bird Guide for the Highland Lakes Region
Wild Life in the Highland Lakes Region
Wildflowers in the Highland Lakes Region
Lower Colorado River Authority manages Lake Travis and the other Highland Lakes
Lake Travis Historical Lake Levels
 (Average, Maximum & Minimum Levels By Month & Year)



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 Contact Information

Do you have a question about renting a Lake Vacation Home, buying a home or selling yours, or would like more information on Vacation Home Management? Please feel free to e-mail or call using any of the information below. You will get a response as quickly as possible.

Jacqueline Wittmuss, Broker
Phone: 512.917.1717
E-mail: jacqueline@jwproperties.net

JW Properties
5611 Hwy 290 West
Austin, TX 78735
Phone: 512.917.1717
Fax: 512.892.4680


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