Lake Pointe Homes For Sale
For those desiring luxurious living with stunning views, exemplary schools, family-friendly amenities, nature preserves, and lake access – not to mention proximity to downtown Austin (see Austin homes for sale) – Lake Pointe Neighborhood is the place to call home.
Minutes from Lake Travis, Lake Pointe is partially enclosed by lakeside nature preserve, praised for its close community, and just adjacent to the upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities of the Hill Country Galleria.
Properties in Lake Pointe
Residents love the quiet, friendly, and safe feeling of the beautiful Lake Pointe community. Constant-level ponds and access trails to surrounding nature preserves abound, and tree-lined streets and antique street lights connect the community.
Established in 1995, this gorgeous neighborhood has a total of 825 homes and offers a broad range of established homes, new homes, and undeveloped lakeside lots for sale. Houses in Lake Pointe average 12 years old, although homes in the two custom communities range between one and five years old.
Unique to its suburban setting, the varied styles of the Lake Pointe community include everything from waterfront Italian villas on private streets and courtyard-style Mediterranean townhomes to elegant white limestone exterior Craftsman-style homes with sweeping hill country views.
Lake Pointe is comprised of several different subdivisions including The Setting, The Landing, and The Estate, gated luxury section The Pointe, as well as the upscale Vista Pointe. The least expensive homes are typically closer to RM 2244 (Bee Caves Road,) and the most costly are located nearer to Lake Austin. Homes on Resaca Blvd and Sea Eagle View are always in demand.
Built on hills with commanding views of Lake Austin and the Hill Country, Vista Pointe is in the northern section of Lake Pointe. Most of its homes feature very nice outdoor living and kitchen areas. The Pointe is at the end of Resaca Blvd. near Lake Austin, gated, exclusive, and offers high-end homes that start at $1 million.
Residents in both these high-end sections enjoy distinct features, from infinity pools with swim-up bars to gourmet kitchens, spa-like bathrooms, grand living rooms, and professionally landscaped terraces.
Tax rates in Lake Pointe generally change from year to year, and are currently around $2.20 per $100 of property value. There are no city taxes in Lake Pointe. Taxing authorities include Travis County, Lake Travis ISD, West Travis Co. MUD #3 or 5, and Travis County hospital and emergency service districts.
The MLS areas are LS and 8W. Positioned in the beautiful, rolling hills of Western Travis County, it lies about 25 minutes from the airport, right next to the Hill Country Galleria.
The main entrance to Lake Pointe is Resaca Blvd., about 1 mile east of US 71 and 6 miles west of Loop 360 (Capital of Texas Hwy) on Bee Cave Road (RM 2244). There are two other entrances to Lake Pointe from RM 2244: Bayton and Napa.
Only 12 miles from central Austin via RM 2244 (see central Austin homes for sale), the Lake Pointe community is a short commute to the jobs, nightlife, and cultural aspects of downtown. Residents can take Highway 71 to Southwest Parkway, RR 620 to 2222, or 2244 (Bee Caves Road) to 360 (Capital of Texas Hwy). Residents heading to north and northwest Austin can take RR 620.
For boaters, the community lies directly across Lake Austin from Mary Quinlan and the Lake Austin Spa. It is the perfect community for those who are interested in living near both Lake Austin and Lake Travis. The new Bee Cave Parkway just North of Lake Pointe bypasses the congested intersection of Hwy 71 and RR 620, making it quick and easy to access Lakeway.
For homebuyers passionate about live music, the fabulous historic outdoor music venue “The Backyard” is just around the corner from Lake Pointe. Nationally known as one of the top Live Entertainment Venues in Austin, this outdoor venue is located alongside the new Central Park. Features have included Willie Nelson’s 4th of July Picnic and prominent artists like Merle Haggard, Lyle Lovett, Bonnie Raitt, Rob Schneider, Los Lonely Boys, and Chris Isaak, just to name a few!
Also, a new regional hospital (Lakeway Regional Medical) is just 5 minutes away on RR 620.
Membership in the Lake Pointe Home Owners Association (HOA) is mandatory, with quarterly dues of $100. The HOA is responsible for maintenance of the community facilities, common area walls, equipment, utilities, signage, administration, architectural control, covenant enforcement, and resident correspondence.
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Amenities found in the Lake Pointe community include lakeside greenbelts with hiking trails, two parks, a dog park, and beautiful local golf courses, all of which make it possible for residents to enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle.
Napa Park, owned by the Homeowners Association, offers electronic-keyed access to 660 acres of the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve, featuring over three miles of hiking trails and a day dock located on pristine Lake Austin. The park also features a Junior-Olympic-size swimming pool, a full service clubhouse, children’s playscape, as well as tennis and basketball courts.
The 50-acre City of Bee Cave Central Park, located within walking distance, is a favorite spot for jogging or meeting with other families for play dates and is nestled right beside the Hill Country Galleria.
Here is a list of recreational opportunities near Lake Pointe:
- Mary Quinlan Park, 0.9 mi NW
- Lakeland Park, 0.9 mi NW
- Selma Hughes Park, 1.6 mi NE
- Commons Ford Ranch Metropolitan Park, 2.4 mi NE
- Field Guides, 2.5 mi E
- Barton Creek Golf Club, 3.9 mi SE
- John Simpson Pool, 4.3 mi N
- Fritz Hughes Park, 4.4 mi N
- Emma Long Metropolitan Park, 4.9 mi E
- Lost Creek Country Club, 5.3 mi SE
- Mansfield Dam Park, 5.4 mi N
- Lakeway City Park, 5.1 mi NW
- Wild Basin Wilderness Park, 5.9 mi E
The Lake Travis Youth Association offers many organized sports in the area for ages three to young adults. Neighborhood residents work out at nearby Gold’s Gym, and tennis buffs often join the World of Tennis, located 10 minutes away in Lakeway.
For golfers, there are a number of private and public golf courses near Lake Pointe, including Barton Creek and Lakeway. The University of Texas Golf Club is two miles away, nestled between Lake Austin and Lake Travis. Members of this 7,412-yard course have access to a state-of-the-art practice facility, a fitness facility, and 3,400 square foot pavilion that overlooks the 18th hole. Its spacious clubhouse has dining areas, a golf shop, and a lavish bar.
Shopping and RestaurantsSHOPPING
The western portion of Lake Pointe borders one of the newest shopping and dining hubs in Austin: the Hill Country Galleria. This high-end shopping center provides 1.2 million square feet of shopping, dining, and entertainment. It includes several major department stores, restaurants, a salon and spa, an outdoor amphitheater, and a beautiful pavilion with an outdoor waterpark for the kids. There’s a large Cinemark theater, as well as special events held throughout the year. Lake Pointe is also just a few miles from Lakeway and its shopping venues!
Nearby shopping centers include:
- Bee Caves Plaza, 1.3 mi SW
- Hill Country Galleria 1.6 mi SW
- The Galleria, 1.9 mi SW
- Village at Westlake, 5.7 miles E
- Resaca Plaza, .7 mi S
Restaurants near Lake Pointe include everything from fast food to luxurious dining. Discovery Land Company, for example, features one of the finest 5-star chefs in the country!
Some local favorites include Iron Cactus, Amy’s Ice Cream, Zoot, Waterloo Ice House, Mandola’s Italian Eatery, Little Woodrow, Whole Foods Market, The Emerald Restaurant, Yaghi’s New York Pizzaria, Chiso’s Grill, Napoli’s Italian, Tony C’s Coal Fired Pizza, Pei Wei Asian Diner, P. Terry’s, Cafe Blue, Mesa Rosa, Gumbo’s, Rocco’s Grill, Rosie’s Tamale House, Panera Bread, Chili’s, Artisan Bistro, Santa Catarina, Zinger’s Bar and Grill, Buenos Aires Cafe, Riviera Bistro, Madam Mam’s, Maudie’s, Mimi’s Cafe, Springhill Restaurant
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