Lake Pointe is a planned community in the Texas hill country near Lake Austin, about 12 miles west of downtown Austin. This neighborhood is attractive to single young professionals, families, and retirees who love active lifestyles and the outdoors but still want to be relatively close to the amenities of the city.
The proximity to the lake offers opportunities for boating and fishing, and Lake Pointe residents have access to several marinas and beaches. Addditionally, there are pools, parks, and golf courses close by. Major upscale shopping centers offer dining, shopping, and entertainment. The neighborhood is in the highly-regarded Lake Travis Independent School District, and residents also have access to several top private schools nearby.
Lake Pointe is a planned neighborhood established in 1995. It consists of several different sections, some of which are private and gated. The neighborhood is bounded by Lake Austin on the north and Bee Cave Rd., a major west Austin thoroughfare, on the south. The various sections of Lake Pointe offer a range of one-story and two-story homes starting at $200K and going over $1 million.
Many are attracted to living in Lake Pointe because of the many opportunities for outdoor recreation. The neighborhood includes a hike and bike trail, a park with a pool and playscape, and of course the lake. Nearby is the University of Texas Golf Club, which includes a deluxe practice facility, fitness center, and a clubhouse that contains dining rooms, a bar, and a golf shop.
Residents are required to join the homeowner's association, which maintains the community facilities and landscaping. The association takes an active part in preserving the neighborhood's environment and natural scenery.
The Hill Country Galleria, a high-end shopping mall, is two miles away and includes retail and department stores, salon and spa, several restaurants, and a movie theater. The town of Bee Cave, of which Lake Pointe is technically a part, also has new shopping centers. There is also The Backyard, a local live music venue with a continual playlist of artists, and a wide selection of other restaurants in the area.
Pointe is located in the top-rated Lake Travis school district, and
several well-regarded private schools are also in the area.
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Real Estate and Apartments
Lake Pointe has several sections with a range of homes. The average price is around $400K. Some sections have homes in the $300K range, and two custom sections have homes from $750K and up. The average size is 3200 square feet, and homes typically were built around 2001, although the two custom sections have homes built around 2010.