Homes for Sale in Costa Bella, TX
Located in Travis County, Costa Bella is a palatial, gated neighborhood in Lakeway, at Oak Grove Boulevard, off Ranch to Market (RM) 620. Positioned between Lake Travis and the Colorado River to the north and west, RM 620 to the east, and Buffalo Gap Road to the south, Costa Bella is in the Central time zone and uses the 78734 zip code.
Situated six miles from downtown Lakeway, 21 miles from downtown Austin and the University of Texas at Austin, and 28 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it’s only three miles to the Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, four miles to FastMed Urgent Care, and five miles to St. David’s Emergency Center in Bee Cave. Homes for sale in Costa Bella are priced from $1.2M to $3.4M.
Costa Bella real estate consists of 62 custom, one-story and two-story houses with Mediterranean-style architectural designs, which were showcased on the 1999 Home Builders’ Association (HBA) Parade of Homes. Costa Bella listings usually have stone and stucco exteriors, luxury interiors made of the finest materials such as granite, marble, and exotic woods, and custom features like movie theaters, libraries, wine cellars and wine tasting grottos, home gyms, outdoor kitchens, elevators, guest houses, and negative-edge swimming pools.
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Built in the 2000s on the south shore of Lake Travis, west of Mansfield Dam, Costa Bella real estate features luxurious Mediterranean-style estates on large lots of one to four acres, with forested hills, trails, and serene green space. Costa Bella listings usually have four to nine bedrooms, five to ten bathrooms, gourmet kitchens, cathedral ceilings, dramatic lighting, tile roofs and turrets, outdoor living spaces, multi-car garages, and expansive, beautifully landscaped grounds offering spectacular views either of Lake Travis or the surrounding Texas "hill country."
Just six miles east of downtown Lakeway, Costa Bella listings range in size from 5,500 square feet to 8,183 square feet, averaging 6,729 square feet, at an average $319 per square foot, and an average price of $2.2M. Costa Bella real estate is sought after due to its luxury waterfront homes in a palatial, gated neighborhood, with resort-style amenities, and within commuting distance to downtown Austin.
Amenities Near Costa Bella, TX
Costa Bella homeowners like to shop at Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave, Lakeline Mall, and the Domain in North Austin, dine at local restaurants such as Hudson’s on the Bend, Cialo’s Italian, and The Oasis on Lake Travis, or catch a flick at the Cinemark Hill Country Galleria and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Lakeline. A short drive away, downtown Austin offers many other retail stores, casual and fine dining, nightly live music, cultural events, and frequent festivals.
Residents of Costa Bella can take advantage of the neighborhood’s state-of-the-art clubhouse with panoramic lake views, tennis courts, swimming pool, exercise facilities and spa, jogging trails, and private yacht club with 72 boat slips and accommodations for up to 50-foot yachts. Nearby, Lake Travis offers swimming, boating, jet skiing, fishing, and picnic areas.
Mansfield Dam Park offers hiking and cycling trail, swimming, scuba diving, boating, playground, barbeque grills, picnic areas, and chess tables. The 64-acre Lakeway City Park allows swimming, kayaking, canoeing, covered pavilion, playscapes, barbeque grills, picnic areas, and walking, jogging, and cycling trails.
McKinney Falls State Park provides hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, geocaching, swimming, camping, and picnicking. The 351-acre Zilker Metropolitan Park offers a nature center and botanical garden, sculpture garden, sports fields, kayaking, paddle-boarding, dog park, and hiking and cycling trails. Costa Bella homeowners can take in a round of golf at The Hills of Lakeway Country Club, six miles away.
Children who live in the Costa Bella neighborhood attend public schools of the highly regarded Lake Travis Independent School District including Lakeway Elementary School, Hudson Bend Middle School, and Lake Travis High School, recognized for its above-average SAT scores and award-winning football program and marching band program.
Nearby private schools include Bluebonnet Montessori School of Lakeway, Primrose School of Lakeway, The Goddard School, and Abercorn International School. Costa Bella residents can also take advantage of higher-learning institutions such as the University of Texas at Austin, Concordia University Texas, and Austin Community College, Rio Grande.
Costa Bella listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own a luxury waterfront home, in a palatial, gated neighborhood, with resort-style amenities, and within commuting distance to downtown Austin.
Community Resources in Costa Bella
Animal Control – (512) 314-7590
Emergency Services – 911
Fire: Lake Travis Fire Department (non-emergency) – (512) 266-2997
Police: Lakeway Police Department (non-emergency) – (512) 314-7590
Sheriff: Travis County Sheriff’s Office, West Command (non-emergency) – (512) 854-9728
Texas Highway Patrol: State Police Department – (512) 997-4102
- Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakeway – 1700-B Ranch Road 620 South, Lakeway, TX 78734 – (512) 571-5000 (3 miles away)
- FastMed Urgent Care – 2303 Ranch Rd 620 S #210, Lakeway, TX 78734 – (512) 975-7382 (4 miles away)
- St. David’s Emergency Center – Bee Cave – 12813 Galleria Cir, Bee Cave, TX 78738 – (512) 816-2100 (7 miles away)
- Cable Service:
- AT&T Uverse – (800) 464-7928
- Time Warner Cable – (512) 485-5555
- Electricity: Austin Energy – (512) 494-9400
- Natural Gas: Texas Gas Service – (800) 700-2443
- AT&T – (512) 263-2657
- MCI Worldcom – (800) 950-5555
- Time Warner Cable – (512) 485-5555
- Trash & Recycling: City of Lakeway Solid Waste Department – (512) 314-7514
- Water: Lakeway Municipal Utility – (512) 261-6222