Homes for Sale in Horseshoe Bay, TX
Just an hour from downtown Austin is the resort community of Horseshoe Bay on the banks of Lake LBJ. Formerly a secret lakefront enclave of wealthy retirees from Dallas and Houston, Horseshoe Bay is now a family friendly town for those looking to balance their busy lifestyle.
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Discover Horseshoe Bay Real Estate
Encompassing eleven square miles, the city of Horseshoe Bay has grown from a casual retirement community to a thriving city incorporated in 2005. The homes for sale in Horseshoe Bay range from townhomes and low-rise condo buildings to hill country casual, high-end contemporary lodges, hybrid Mediterranean modern and expansive multilevel waterfront properties. Many of the Horseshoe Bay homes for sale that were built prior to the expansion in the late 1990s have been updated or completely remodeled to accommodate today’s technology.
Horseshoe Bay real estate is not all lakefront based. There are three golf courses located with the city and many of them have gated golf communities that include country club memberships which extend to reciprocal courses including amenities like tennis courts, dining privileges, and waterfront access.
Amenities Horseshoe Bay Pointe, TX
Some lake communities offer nothing more than the lovely sight and sounds of a lake. Not Horseshoe Bay! Residents enjoy a plethora of activities ranging from golfing, horseback riding, wine country tours as well as swimming, fishing, boating and water skiing. The marina is the center of activity for boating with several docking options available. Lake LBJ is a fisherman’s paradise with the largemouth bass, crappie and white bass population being in abundance. In the streams and backwater areas live schools of catfish but the best way to find them is to ask in one of the many tackle shops.
In 2015 the city of Horseshoe Bay was awarded the distinction of being only the second city in Texas to receive an International Dark Sky Places designation. The other city is Dripping Springs, fifty miles south. This has brought global attention to the area with scientific researchers and tourism to study the heavens while enjoying the Texas hospitality and the picture perfect sunsets across Lake LBJ.
While there are no big box stores in Horseshoe Bay, there is a well stocked Bayside Fresh Market in town and fifteen minutes away is an H-E-B and a Wal-Mart Superstore.
Horseshoe Bay Resort is the home of the Robert Trent Jones Apple Rock course and the Jack Nicklaus par 72 Summit Rock golf courses. There are seven restaurants ranging from the poolside casual fare at Café del Sol to sophisticated lakeside dining at the Yacht Club where people still wear suits and cocktail dresses for dinner.
Horseshoe Bay real estate attracts new families, urban singles looking for a lakeside retreat and retirees who love the idea of living in Hill Country, within an hour of Austin but surrounded by a lake and the active lifestyle it offers.
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