Living on the Edge – 7 Homes Located Just Outside Austin

People are drawn to the Texas capital for various reasons. The live music scene, vibrant culture, booming job market and bustling culinary landscape all make it a wonderful place to put down roots, raise a family and call it home. While some thrive on and are energized by the urban hustle and bustle, others may only prefer it during work hours or weekends. These properties by Austin Portfolio Real Estate agents are located outside of the city while still remaining close enough to enjoy all this thriving metropolis has to offer.

1216 Travis Bluff Way | Spicewood | Francie Little 
Listed at $3,200,000

Located in a small enclave of homes near the award-winning Barton Creek Lakeside golf course lies this beautiful waterfront estate that was designed with entertaining in mind. This fantastic retreat is ideal for a large family who enjoys golfing, breathtaking panoramic views of Lake Travis and the surrounding Hill Country, and everything lake living has to offer. Spanning 11,000 square feet, the home features numerous living and dining areas, a rustic yet elegant chef’s kitchen, media room, wonderful guest quarters and much more. The gem of the property though is the outdoor living with its numerous entertaining spaces, large patio and cabana with multiple fireplaces, pool, spa and motorized tram leading to a private boat dock. In all, Travis Bluff is a wonderful home located in a small neighborhood where everyone knows their neighbors and looks after one another.

101 Yaupon Road | Spicewood | Desmond Milvenan 
Listed at $2,300,000

This truly one-of-a-kind custom home was the product of love and detailed design. Situated on 7.5 acres of Lake Travis Waterfront, this home was built to take advantage of the towering oak trees as well as Hill Country and Lake Travis views. The main house boasts everything needed to host large or intimate gatherings while a 4 bedroom guest house is situated just steps away. Both open to an outdoor veranda with pool and spa, as well as a summer kitchen and outdoor living area with fireplace and TV.

74 Skyline Road | Georgetown | Kathleen Bucher
Listed at $1,950,000

Backing to the Middle Fork San Gabriel River, this incredible property by renowned architects Barley & Pfeiffer Design offers sprawling acres, total privacy, lush landscaping and beautiful views. Inside, enjoy a gourmet kitchen, private study, amazing master with fireplace and luxurious ensuite bathroom, and a guest suite. The outdoor space makes this home a dream retreat with a screened-in porch, fire pit, gardens, and pool with spa and waterfalls.

1276 Bearkat Canyon Drive | Dripping Springs | Shannon Schmitz & Morgan Smith 
Listed at $584,900

Reminiscent of a stunning model home, this one-story residence has it all. It offers panoramic hill country views and has been transformed from a builder’s special to a one-of-a-kind property.

JUST SOLD ~ 20308 Continental Drive | Lago Vista | David Haynes
Previously listed at $449,500

Located a mere 110 steps from Lake Travis waterfront, this new construction home featuring 9 foot ceilings and 8 foot doors is a modern residence with a spacious look and feel throughout. The large custom-made front pivot door wows upon entry, while the high-end appliances and bathroom features, as well as custom light fixtures, continue the elegant touches that are sure to impress. It’s easy to enjoy the large open living spaces and unique design. The larger corner lot offers a lush grassy yard with privacy fence and a rooftop deck with wide open views of Lake Travis. A huge 900 sq. ft. 3 car garage with an AC would be perfect for a home gym or other uses. Located a short stroll away from Cody Park, the best lake front park in Lago Vista, this home is convenient to high rated schools, Lago Vista Golf Club and easy access to FM 1431, 183 and employers in North Austin.

1401 Little Elm Trail Unit #205 | Cedar Park | Liz Newell 
Listed at $340,000

This detached, free-standing condo has been immaculately maintained and feels more like a model home with all the benefits of being maintenance-free. Enjoy beautiful wood-style tile and upgraded carpet throughout, along with an open wrought-iron stair railing overlooking the great room. The kitchen includes a center island, 42″ cabinetry upgrades, stainless steel appliances (including gas stovetop), under cabinet lighting and large apron sink. Other upgrades include a master luxury shower and recessed lighting. With an abundance of natural light, amazingly large closets, master on main and a private backyard that backs to a wooded area, this home truly has it all.

805 Savanna Lane | Cedar Park | Ana Swanson 
Listed at $265,000

This gorgeous Cedar Park home is perfectly situated on a secluded cul-de-sac in the Forest Oaks neighborhood. Feel miles away from the city, yet close to everything you need since it’s just minutes to shopping, dining, and parks including Lakeline Mall and Brushy Creek Lake Park. The home boasts an open and spacious floor plan with high ceilings. Brand new granite counters are located in the kitchen and baths. The gourmet center Island kitchen is complete with double sink, stainless steel appliances including built-in microwave and a double oven, abundant cabinet space and a walk-in pantry, and opens to the dining and living areas. It even offers easy access to the expansive back deck, which is perfect for entertaining! Rich hardwood flooring and a beautiful wood-burning fireplace accentuated the living room, while the generous master suite features a sitting room and lavish bath including double vanity, oversized soaking tub, separate walk-in shower, and huge walk-in closet. Two secondary bedrooms and an additional bath is perfect for guests or a growing family.

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