When visitors come to Austin, they are often taken by the “resort” lifestyle available to residents on a daily basis. Few large cities can compete with Austin’s beautiful Colorado River waterfront, beginning at Lake Travis and flowing down into Lady Bird Lake. Walking along the Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail, newcomers see Austinites out paddle-boarding, walking their dogs, kayaking along the shoreline, and enjoying beautiful weather most days of the year.
People who are relocating to Austin and want a home on the water will find that Lake Austin waterfront condos for sale offer many possibilities. Here are 5 properties to start the search.
Peninsula on Lake Austin, built in 1986, is a 3-story luxury property located at 2329 Westlake Drive in Travis County’s 78746 zip code. These gorgeous, Tuscan-style homes have 3 to 4 bedrooms and range in size from 3,700 to over 4,500 square feet. Features include circular balconies, 1 and 2-car garages, private boat docks, and beautiful common areas. Buyers looking for Lake Austin waterfront condos for sale will be impressed with Peninsula on Lake Austin’s outdoor living areas that overlook the lake. Add a boat and many buyers may opt to work from home once they discover the beauty of living on the river.
Orleans Harbour Condominiums are another exceptional property along the Colorado River on Westlake Drive in Travis County’s 78746 zip code. These 3-bedroom townhomes average over 2,400 square feet in size and sit directly on the water, where owners can keep their boat on a lift right outside the door. A gated community built in 1981, each residence is unique. Among a variety of features, the homes may have brick exteriors, wrought iron railings, courtyard entries, and porches overlooking the water.
St. Tropez on Lake Austin is a gated community of Tuscan-style buildings with stucco exteriors, Mediterranean tile roofing, and courtyards with fountains. Near the Austin suburb of West Lake Hills, these units have open floor plans, game rooms, large patios, and beautifully finished interiors.
Marina Club Condos on Lake Austin, directly adjacent to Austin Country Club, offer a waterfront lifestyle in a golf course community. Marina Club Condo residents enjoy splitting their time between golf, tennis, social activities, and boating on the lake. These luxury 2-story townhomes are in a gated community with water access and a private boat dock. Most homes are 3-bedroom designs with an average size of 2,500 square feet.
Lastly, Towers on Town Lake is a waterfront community right in the heart of the city, at 40 N Interstate 35 in Austin’s 78701 zip code. Each highrise residence has a covered balcony and reserved parking. Built in 1983, Towers on Town Lake offers an urban experience mixed with a lakeside location creating the perfect combination of work and play.