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Find the latest Horseshoe Bay homes and real estate MLS listings for Austin Texas suburbs right now. Perhaps one of the most beautiful Austin suburbs, Horseshoe Bay is located in Burnet and Llano counties and is nestled on Lake Lyndon B. Johnson. With a population of 4,490, it has a sparse suburban feel and offers a slower pace of life to those who want to stop and smell the roses. It's north of San Antonio and an hour's drive from Austin. To learn more about houses in Horseshoe Bay or schedule a private home showing, call/text (512) 795-1973 or email your expert Horseshoe Bay real estate agent today. Whether you're a first-time home buyer or a savvy real estate investor, create an account to track your Horseshoe Bay house buying process and progress easily. Read more about homes in Horseshoe Bay Texas below.

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Living in Horseshoe Bay

Most residents in the local area spend their time having fun on the water, they're taking their boat out on the day, gliding on a paddleboat, or cruising at a high speed on their jet ski. The entire town is built around the lake, which offers plenty of water each season. There are two marinas that make it easy to dock your boat. Several different types of watercraft are also available to rent for the day.

Many of the residential properties that are present are in proximity to the lake, making it easy to have access to the water. The median house price is $352,500, and the median rent price is $1,205, according to

This suburb is attractive because it's an affordable place to live in the Hill Country, especially for those who work in downtown Austin and want more housing or amenities. The average household income in the area is $79,688. Many of the properties are also situated on golf courses. There are even properties featuring a stunning Hill Country vista.

Located on the southern side of Lake Lyndon B. Johnson, Horseshoe Bay offers a little of everything, including fine dining, spectacular views, highly-rated resorts, golf courses, year-round lake access, and vacation homes. It was incorporated in 2005, and it was originally a census-designated place and had a population of 3,337 in 2000.

Horseshoe Bay Community

One of the main draws of Horseshoe Bay is the Lake Fest activities that are hosted on the lake and are broadcasted on ESPN.

There's also a world-class resort called Horseshoe Bay Resort, which offers tennis, golf, water recreational, and plenty of ways to relax and unwind. It's ranked the top 75th resort in the world, mainly due to its golf courses. It has three world-class Robert Trent Jones Jr. courses strategically placed throughout the neighborhood. Every course available offers its own unique challenges, signature hole, and beautiful views of the Texas Hill Country.

Many local residents also spend time at the Bayside Spa and Fitness center, where a variety of spa services are available to book. Afterward, you can spend time at the resort pool, which overlooks the beautiful lake in the heart of the town.

Horseshoe Bay even has its own airport, featuring a 6,000-foot runway. The airport accommodates all business and personal aircraft up to a regional jetliner.

Horseshoe Bay Schools

All of the schools in Horseshoe Bay are rated as above average, providing students with an exceptional educational experience. The top schools in the area include
Spicewood Elementary School, Llano Junior High School, Marble Falls High School, Colt Elementary School, and Falls Career High School.

The Marble Falls Independent School District serves Horseshoe Bay and currently has 4,099 students from Pre-K to 12th grade. The student-teacher ratio is 13 to 1, allowing students to gain more attention from educators in smaller classrooms compared to surrounding suburban communities near Austin.

The small classrooms also allow students to have a more personal connection with their peers and educators and have created more tight-knit communities. Advanced classes also equip students for college and offer a more challenging environment.

Many of the local schools encourage extra-curricular activities and sports to strengthen students' skills and help them become more well-rounded. The district is independent and privately funded, allowing it to explore new and innovative educational opportunities offered to students. The graduation rate of this district is 96%, with average SAT scores of 1140 and average ACT scores of 26.

Horseshoe Bay Jobs

The unemployment rate in Horseshoe Bay is extremely low and is currently 2.3% in 2022, according to The average unemployment rate in the U.S. is 6%.

Some of the top industries that are present in this area include construction, finance and insurance, scientific and technical skills, entertainment and recreation, public administration, educational services, administrative support, transportation and warehousing, and wholesale trade, according to

Professionals who work in the tech industry also commute to many of the major headquarters in Austin for employers that include Google, Amazon, IBM, Silicon Labs, ESO, Apple Inc., Oracle Corporation, ARM Holdings, Facebook, Paypal, and Advanced Mirco Devices.

The number of communities and companies that surround Horseshoe Bay makes it easy to travel to neighboring towns and cities where a variety of different employment opportunities are available. The significant growth of the Austin area has also brought new jobs to locals in Horseshoe Bay and has strengthened its economy, providing residents with more long-term stability.

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Moving to Horseshoe Bay

Moving to Horseshoe Bay requires researching where you plan to live in the local area to ensure you're accommodated by with the suburb has to offer. If you plan to spend a lot of time on the water, you can consider purchasing or renting a property in one of the waterfront neighborhoods.

If you'd rather spend time playing golf, you'll be highly accommodated living on a property on a golf course where it's peaceful and serene.

Other residential neighborhoods with traditional single-family homes are also available if you have children and want to be a few miles away from one of the highly-rated public schools.

Reach out to a local real estate agent who can steer you in the right direction and help you find the right property based on your preferred square footage, lot size, and amenities you want to enjoy. Using an agent's services can allow you to discover properties that may be unlisted to ensure you have more options.

It's also necessary to consider the proximity of each neighborhood to your place of employment to ensure you can have a short commute and don't spend too much time driving each day.

Horseshoe Bay Highlights

This area is known to be scenic with friendly residents, which has created a tight-knit community.

The moonlit nights are one of the highlights of living in Horseshoe Bay, where it's clear enough to see the skies overhead and feel far enough from the city to enjoy a peaceful setting. The air is fresh and clean, and there are plenty of places to spend time outdoors.

The town even has a beach where you can lounge under an umbrella on a patio chair and take in the views of the bay.

The Longhorn Cavern State Park is a beautiful place to explore due to its lush environment and was developed in the 1930s. Tours are available, allowing you to view the underground caverns and get a look at their natural beauty.

When you're in the mood for a tall glass of beer, stop by the Save The World Brewing Co. This establishment specializes in Belgian-style ales and can be ordered in a glass, as a six-pack, or in a case, whether you want to enjoy the liquor on the spot or at home. The shaded outdoor patio invites patrons to spend hours outdoors while enjoying the views.

Horseshoe Bay Sports

Most of the sports that are available in Horseshoe Bay are centered around the water, making it easy to have fun at any age. Residents enjoy jet skiing, wakeboarding, boating, swimming, and paddleboarding year-round due to the warm climate.

Golfing is also highly regarded in the area due to the number of courses that are available, which are in pristine shape. Some of the top locations to play golf include the Ram Rock Golf Course, Slick Rock Golf Course, Summit Rock Golf Course, Blue Lake Golf Club, Escondido Golf & Lake Club, and the Hidden Falls Golf Club.

Pickleball lessons and leagues are also offered at the Horseshoe Bay Resort on eight new courts. You can spend time on a traditional playing surface and enjoy taking lessons, participating in clinics, and taking advantage of a full calendar of tournaments, whether you want to play or be a spectator.

Not too far off in Austin, there are also major sports teams that play in the city where games are available to the public. The Texas Longhorns are a top college football team that plays at the University of Austin in front of 100,000 spectators in the stands. You can enjoy a day that includes tailgating in the parking lot before cheering on the team.

The Austin Spurs is also a team that many locals appreciate and can be seen playing a game at the H-E-B Center. This is where you can get a firsthand look at players that include Davis Bertans, Jordan Goldwire, and Jordan Murphy as they show off their skills on the court.

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Restaurants Horseshoe Bay

The world-famous Blue Bonnet Café is in proximity to Horseshoe Bay and is known for its homemade soups, pot roast, fried steaks, pies, and hand-breaded chicken when you're in the mood for flavorful comfort food. This establishment first opened in 1929 and is where it's easy to see familiar faces in a casual and cozy setting.

Slick Rock Grill is a great place to dine on a Friday night due to the high energy that is present. This eatery has beautiful scenery and is located at the Slick Rock Golf Course. The menu is full of fresh salads, chicken and salad sandwiches, and traditional hamburgers, where the staff will remind you that Southern hospitality is still alive and well.

Bay View Restaurant & Bar is a great place to have a date night for its upscale and intimate setting. This restaurant stands out for its traditional dishes that have a twist with fresh and local flavors. Many locals come for the hand-crafted cocktails and the gorgeous sunset views.

LeStourgeon Seafood Company is a top place to order fresh seafood at a location that has an excellent reputation in the local area. The menu offers a variety of unique options, allowing you to choose from the fried green onions to fried calamari. Many patrons can be found ordering the fresh oysters, shrimp tacos, and catfish.