There are more than 25 retirement communities scattered
throughout the Highland Lakes area with most being waterfront communities. Some have
as few as 10 homes while others have in the hundreds.
People retire in the Highland Lakes area for several different reasons. One of
the main reasons is the mild winter climate. People also like the easy going,
friendly attitude of the people in the Highland Lakes area. Just about everyone in
the area came here from somewhere else, so it is easy to fit in and be immediately
accepted by the residents. You will never feel like a stranger or a newcomer here.
Quite a few of the people moving to the area like boating, fishing, golf and the
wildlife in the area. There is an abundance of different types of birds which
pleases the birdwatchers. We are in the mirgatory path of many types of birds like
whooping cranes, snow geese, pelicans, hummingbirds, etc.
People come from miles around each spring to see the wildflowers that cover the fields
in the Highland Lakes area. You will not believe the beauty of the wildflowers until
you have actually seen them. The Highland Lakes area is like a paradise in the
springtime when the flowers are in bloom.
Everyone loves the wildlife here. The whitetail dear are plentiful and in some areas
they are very tame. There are also armadillos, ringtails, raccoons, rabbits, foxes, skunks
The prices of homes are reasonable with a range from $55,000 up to over $1,000,000
depending on the area a person wishes to live in. There are homes and condos for sale
along the golf courses, on the waterfront, or with views of the lakes and hills. You can
choose from the wide range of housing available or you can select a lot and have a builder
build your dream home for you.
Shopping is easy with stores in the local towns and Austin is only 50 to 60 miles away.
LAKE BUCHANAN RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES
BUCHANAN DAM AREA....There are several small communities with a Buchanan Dam mailing
address. Most have from 15 to 40 homes in each community. Some of the communities on the
west side of the lake are: Floyd Acres, Golden Beach, Greenwood Acres and Geola Estates.
Each of these communities has waterfront property and a community boat launch. They have a
community water system, electricity and cable TV available in each area. Each area also
has zoning restrictions.
Farther to the north on the west side of the lake is the Bluffton area, Paradise Point
There are also retirement communities on the east side of the lake. One of these is
Cassie, a lakefront community
The total population around Lake Buchanan is probably around 2,000 people.
INKS LAKE RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES
Inks Lake has a few retirement communities along the lakefront. One community is The
Willows at the bridge on Hwy 29. It is an attractive community with a fantastic view of
Lake Buchanan. There are other communities on both the east and west side of the lake.
LAKE LBJ RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES
Lake LBJ is a longer lake like Lake Buchanan and has more retirement communities
surrounding the lake.
The three largest populations on the lake are: Kingsland with about 3,500 people,
Horseshoe Bay with 2,000 people and Granite Shoals with 800 people.
Other communities include: Highland Haven, Sunrise Beach, Deer Haven and Blue Lake.
There are also other smaller communities scattered along the lake.
Lake LBJ is a "constant level" lake and there are many of the more expensive
homes on the waterfront with boathouses with automatic boatlifts. The most expensive homes
are in the Horseshoe Bay area.
Looking out at Lake LBJ from the park in Blue Lake
LAKE MARBLE FALLS RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES
The two communities on Lake Marble Falls are the City of Marble Falls and the gated
golf community of Meadowlakes.
The city of Marble Falls is the shopping hub for the Highland Lakes area and also
serves as a bedroom community for people who work in Austin and drive to work from the
Marble Falls area. It is an area that is growing fast and is prospering because of
Austin's booming economy only 45 miles away. The population currently is around 5,500
Meadowlakes is primarily a retirement community on the waterfront that attracts mostly
golfers. Most of the homes are either on the waterfront or back up to the golf course.
Meadowlakes is next to Marble Falls and is separated from Marble Falls only by the gate
and fencing around the community.
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