Luxury Homes in Austin, Texas start at one million dollars and go up from there in the ten million dollar plus range. They feature high quality interior and exterior features, and that are typically located in highly desirable locations such as waterfront homes on the lake, homes with panoramic views of downtown, homes backing to exclusive, private golf courses, or in one of the many gated luxury communities in Austin. Austin luxury real estate may be on Lady Bird Lake (aka Town Lake), Lake Austin, or Lake Travis, or in the luxury golf communities like Spanish Oaks, Barton Creek, or Crystal Falls.
Most Austin luxury neighborhoods are found from central Austin and West Lake Hills (near downtown) to the Bee Cave and Lakeway areas (about half an hour west of downtown). Spanish style homes, modern homes, ranch style homes, and traditional - all are types of available Austin luxury homes. If you are in the market to buy an Austin luxury home you are in luck because there are many stunning options available for you. The most popular area for luxury homes in Austin is West Lake Hills with its exemplary schools in the Eanes School District. A West Austin address has cache, as some of Austin's most prized neighborhoods are located in this Austin region. West Austin luxury homes are some of the priciest in Austin thanks to the gorgeous waterfront available here and the hill country feel of the area. Close-to-town homes easily surpass $2M, while farther west homes become more affordable.
The cities of Rollingwood and West Lake Hills sit on the west side of the river and have very short commutes to downtown Austin. The hills seem to start here, making the region one of the most beautiful in all of Austin. Points of interest include the 360 Bridge, Austin Country Club, Barton Creek Resort and Spa, Barton Creek Greenbelt, and the Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve. Owning an Austin lake home is a dream for many.Though there are a few waterfront homes in Austin located on creeks, when most people think of Austin waterfront homes they think of those on Lake Travis, Lake Austin, and Lady Bird Lake. Closer to downtown is Lake Austin waterfront, a bit pricier than upstream waterfront, but also a bit chillier since it is fed from the bottom of Lake Travis.
For years, the lake in the center of Austin was known as Town Lake, but after Lady Bird Johnson died in 2007 the city changed the name to Lady Bird Lake in honor of her efforts to develop the trail system around the lake.