Why Lakeside at Tessera is the Best Place to Retire in Austin, Texas
Nestled on the shores of Austin’s picturesque Lake Travis, Lakeside at Tessera is more than just a cozy community; it’s a lifestyle reimagined. From its exceptional community amenities and award-winning builders to its tranquil surroundings, Lakeside at Tessera offers retirees a vibrant and serene way of life. Below, we’ll explore why Lakeside stands out as the premier choice for retirement outside of Austin, Texas.
Austin, A Great Place to Retire
With its warm, sunny weather and vibrant culture, Austin, Texas is the ideal location for retirees seeking a dynamic and fulfilling retirement experience. Widely recognized as the “Live Music Capital of the World,” Austin boasts not only a vibrant music scene but also a rich culture, diverse culinary experiences, and an abundance of recreational opportunities.
Food enthusiasts can savor a culinary journey through the city’s eclectic dining scene, which offers everything from mouthwatering BBQ joints to trendy farm-to-table restaurants. Additionally, the city’s food truck culture is a culinary adventure in itself, serving up delectable dishes from around the world.
Outdoor enthusiasts will find endless opportunities to explore the picturesque Texas Hill Country that envelops Austin. Hiking and biking trails, such as the Barton Creek Greenbelt, wind through lush landscapes, and the nearby Texas lakes and rivers invite fishing, kayaking, and paddleboarding. For golfers, the area boasts numerous golf courses with scenic fairways.
And of course, the music scene in Austin is unparalleled. Beyond the iconic festivals like South by Southwest (SXSW) and Austin City Limits, retirees can enjoy live music year-round in the city’s numerous clubs and venues. Whether you’re into jazz, blues, country, or rock, Austin’s music scene has something for everyone.
When you choose to retire at Lakeside, you get access to all the activities in Austin and more.
Community Amenities at Lakeside
The Lakeside Club boasts a stunning waterfall-edge pool, inviting retirees to relax and soak up the Texas sun. The spacious sun deck provides the perfect spot to unwind, read a book, or catch up with friends. For those who love community events, the neighboring pavilion hosts gatherings that foster a sense of togetherness among residents, creating lasting memories.
Private Boat Launch
Love water sports? Lakeside at Tessera offers the ultimate perk—a private boat launch exclusively reserved for residents. Skip the stress of waiting for the boat ramp to clear and spend more time enjoying Lake Travis’ serene waters.
Access to Nature
Miles of Shoreline and Trails
Residents can savor over a mile of pristine shoreline, providing the perfect setting for leisurely strolls along the water’s edge. The hilly greenbelt trails within the community offer hiking, biking, and running opportunities, catering to outdoor enthusiasts looking to stay active while enjoying the community’s natural scenery.
Proximity to Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge
Lakeside at Tessera is less than five minutes away from Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, a protected natural area renowned for its rich biodiversity. Here, retirees can explore the wonders of Texas’ untouched wilderness, observe native wildlife, engage in birdwatching, or simply find serenity in the unspoiled surroundings.
Proximity to Downtown Austin
Located just 45 minutes from downtown Austin, Lakeside residents can easily enjoy the vibrant cultural scene, dining, and entertainment options of the city while still relishing the tranquility of lakeside living.
Accessibility to Air Travel
For everyday needs, Lakeside is conveniently located near popular stores like Lowe’s, Costco, H-E-B, and CVS Pharmacy, ensuring that residents have quick access to groceries, household supplies, and more.
Near the Lago Vista Golf Course
Golf enthusiasts can enjoy the Lago Vista Golf Course, located less than 15 minutes away from Lakeside. Spanning 6,500 yards, this 18-hole course showcases the natural beauty of the region. Golfers are treated to breathtaking views of Lake Travis and the surrounding hills, creating a picturesque golfing experience.
At Lakeside at Tessera, our commitment to excellence extends beyond the community’s amenities and natural beauty—it’s also reflected in the meticulously crafted homes. This retirement haven collaborates with renowned builders to offer residents an impressive selection of luxury homes, each designed to meet the highest standards of quality and comfort.
Toll Brothers, a name synonymous with luxury home construction, is one of the esteemed builders at Lakeside. Their expertise in crafting elegant and innovative homes ensures that residents can choose from an array of floorplans that reflect their unique tastes and preferences. From spacious layouts to high-end finishes, Toll Brothers’ homes at Lakeside redefine retirement living.
Highland Homes, known for its commitment to customer satisfaction and distinctive design, is another celebrated builder in this community. Their homes blend style and functionality seamlessly, creating spaces that cater to both comfort and aesthetics. Residents can expect modern, energy-efficient features and a variety of floorplan options to suit their needs.
Saratoga Homes brings a touch of elegance and sophistication to their home design. Characterized by attention to detail, Saratoga is dedicated to creating environments that promote relaxation and luxury.
Trophy Signature Homes, known for its commitment to innovation and timeless design, is yet another esteemed builder in Lakeside. Their homes combine classic architecture with modern conveniences, providing retirees with a sense of enduring style and comfort.
Lakeside at Tessera offers retirees a laid-back lifestyle filled with luxury and convenience. Ready to retire along the shores of Lake Travis? Send us a message. We’d love to help you find your perfect home.