8 Reasons to Buy a Lakefront Home

Many people love renting a lakefront vacation home, so much so that they decide to look for one to become their primary residence. If you are on the fence about moving to a lakefront property as your home, check out our list of 8 reasons to buy a lakefront home.

1. Relaxation8 Reasons to Buy a Lakefront Home

Living on a lake is intrinsically relaxing. Imagine waking up every day to the peaceful views of the sunrise over the lake, or unwinding at the end of the day as you watch to sun go down over the lake. Many people find that living on a lake adds a priceless value to their quality of life, where staying active and relaxing go hand-in-hand.

2. Property value

There is an inherent supply and demand ratio that supports the property value of a lakefront home, as there are only so many lakefront properties available. Buying a house on a lake is a reliably wise investment, with a steady demand for these kinds of properties no matter the market. The built in entertainment and protected views are just some of the perks that make a lakefront property a good purchase. Some real estate trends come and go, but waterfront living is a stable predictor of a valuable investment.

3. Entertainment

All year long, living on a lake offers entertainment. Water sports, fishing, swimming, and even just taking in the views never get old. If you love to host overnight guests or throw parties, owning a house on the lake is ideal. It's hard to think of a better outdoor entertaining space than a sparkling lake, private dock, or fire pit on the shore.

4. Fishing

If you love to fish, living on a lake is a no-brainer. The Texas Hill Country offers some of the best fishing in the nation, and by owning your own lakefront home you can enjoy it every day from your own backyard. Many properties have space to dock your owning fishing boat. Imagine making memories with your children or grandchildren catching dinner from your own dock.

5. Childhood memories

Whether you have children in your home or not, owning a lakefront home will likely translate into fond childhood memories. If there are no kids in your household, future grandchildren or family friends will love making sweet memories on the lake, learning to fish, swim, or skip rocks.

6. Pet friendliness

Pets, especially dogs, will find their paradise in a lakefront home. What could be better than giving your dog a lake to swim in? If they could thank you, they would. Lakefront communities are dog friendly, offering more than any typical backyard can.

7. Privacy

By choosing a lakefront home, you are ensuring a long-term sense of privacy from your property. Those who live on a lake love the peace and quiet it provides, with unobstructed views that will never be blocked by new development. It is rare to buy a home where you can virtually guarantee that nothing will be built behind you, but with a lake and possibly even a private dock in your own backyard, you can.

8. Wildlife

Living on a lake means enjoying up-close views of beautiful wildlife that is unique to this environment. Fish, waterfowl and more will make your lakefront view even more intriguing. If you enjoy bird watching, living on a lake will give you the opportunity to do just that from your own backyard or dock. Don't be surprised if you start to feel like friends with the local swan family or beaver (from a distance, of course).

When you are ready to begin the search for your lakefront home in Texas, contact us. We are ready to welcome you home in the beautiful Texas Hill Country.

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$10,000,000
Neighborhood: The Peninsula On Lake Lbj
6
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
6,002
Sq.Ft.
1978
Year Built
9
Days on Site
160750
MLS
Welcome to one of the most distinctive waterfront properties on Lake LBJ. This .85-acre luxury island estate has it all, including over 1,500 feet of gorgeous water, 270-degree lake views and the...
$7,100,000
Neighborhood: Jonathons Cove
7
Beds
6F21/2
Baths
9,273
Sq.Ft.
2009
Year Built
15
Days on Site
154949
MLS
Jonathan Cove, Horseshoe Bay Resort estate on 351 feet of pristine Lake LBJ waterfront. Stunning panoramic views of Island and Lighthouse Drives to the northwest and The Peninsula to the northeast...
$6,750,000
Neighborhood: Applehead Islnd
5
Beds
5F21/2
Baths
5,000
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
98
Days on Site
159473
MLS
Beautiful remodel inside and out. This jewel includes new pool, cool deck tile, guest boatslip, boathouse, outside grill, lovely landscaping, freshly painted home. Inside has wet bars upstairs and...
$6,650,000
Neighborhood: The Peninsula On Lake Lbj
5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
5,359
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
382
Days on Site
156081
MLS
Casa Cangelosi is like owning your own Resort! With beautiful open Lake vistas to the fabulous negative edge pool, hot tub and a kitchen cabana with cooker, pizza oven, & refrigerator. Electronic...
$6,255,000
Neighborhood: Lago Escondido
5
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
6,540
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
258
Days on Site
157945
MLS
NEW BUILD - Lake LBJ - Horseshoe Bay - Lago Escondido: 5 bedroom, 7 bath, 6,540 sqft home by Zbranek & Holt Custom Homes. This property has the 2nd most Water Frontage available in Lago Escondido at...
$6,200,000
Neighborhood: Applehead Islnd
5
Beds
5F21/2
Baths
6,334
Sq.Ft.
1996
Year Built
204
Days on Site
158443
MLS
Come to one of the finest waterfront homes on Lake LBJ. This lovely home was built in 1996 but totally gutted in 2006 By Turrentine Properties. The many patios and expansive floor plan is perfect for...
$5,800,000
Neighborhood: Jonathons Cove
5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
5,876
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
111
Days on Site
159349
MLS
Welcome to 5324 FM 2147 where you will savor exceptional luxury living on the shores of Lake LBJ. The 5,876 square foot home offers 136 feet of waterfront, features 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths and is...
$5,195,000
Neighborhood: Deer Haven
7
Beds
8
Baths
9,500
Sq.Ft.
1985
Year Built
107
Days on Site
159378
MLS
Gorgeous one-of-a-kind French country Lakehouse. Beyond quality & expectations! Stunning double iron doors are flanked by antique wood doors from a Mexican church in San Miguel DeAllende. Slate...
$5,100,000
Neighborhood: Horseshoe Bay P
5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
5,142
Sq.Ft.
2016
Year Built
34
Days on Site
160414
MLS
Lake LBJ Waterfront (200+ feet) 5,000sq ft 5 Bedroom 6 Bath Parade Home in the Heart of Horseshoe Bay; hard to beat proximity to club, hotel, whitewater putting, and marina. This double lot, half...
$4,900,000
Neighborhood: Matern Island
5
Beds
5F31/2
Baths
5,284
Sq.Ft.
2022
Year Built
62
Days on Site
159959
MLS
New build on Matern Island coming soon from Mike Hollaway Custom Homes. Exceptional Lake LBJ waterfront home will rest on a protected channel in the exclusive gated community of Matern Island, just...
$4,250,000
Neighborhood: Horseshoe Bay P
4
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
4,652
Sq.Ft.
2008
Year Built
156
Days on Site
158864
MLS
Live and entertain in luxury at 907 Red Sails, a stunning waterfront home located in the very heart of Horseshoe Bay. An open floorplan and multiple outdoor spaces encourage entertaining and...
$4,200,000
Neighborhood: Applehead Islnd
5
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
6,934
Sq.Ft.
2002
Year Built
218
Days on Site
157872
MLS
Beautiful, Recently Upgraded! 6,934 sqft Lake LBJ Estate. Perfect for family fun and lakeside living Applehead Island style. It has a 3 car garage with 2 electric car charger outlets. With 5 bedrooms...

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