Lakeside at Tessera Amenities: Lake Travis, Hiking & Golf
Bordered by the Colorado River, Lake Travis, and the Balcones Canyonland National Wildlife Refuge, the homes in Lakeside at Tessera are nestled into the beauty of the Texas Hill Country, and the amenities take advantage of the picturesque location.
The secluded setting of this beautiful master-planned community on 875 acres offers residents a unique opportunity to experience an untouched Texas paradise with spectacular views of the surrounding rolling hills.
The amenities at Lakeside, like the infinity pool, fire pit, and private beach, have unobstructed views of the opposite Lake Travis shoreline and setting sun. Residents have access to a private boat launch and over a mile of shoreline to fish or take a dip in the lake.
Nearby, the city of Lago Vista has plenty of dining and shopping options, and the city of Cedar Park is less than 15 miles away for quick access to big city conveniences. Some of the best golf courses in Texas are also just down the road in Lago Vista.
Let’s dive into all of the amenities that Lakeside at Tessera has to offer.
Swim With a View at The Lakeside Club
Located just off the shores of Lake Travis, the infinity pool at the Lakeside Club offers residents stunning views of Lake Travis and Pace Bend Park on the opposite shore.
Take your pick of two multi-level pools connected with a waterfall edge. Float in bliss and relaxation as you watch the sunset over the horizon.
The larger pool on the upper deck, with its infinity edge overlooking Lake Travis, provides a panoramic view of the lake and the Texas Hill Country. There's nothing like seeing the sky change colors at dusk from this vantage point.
The lower level features a smaller pool that the waterfall flows into. Live like you’re on vacation, lounging on decks that surround the pool.
The facilities at the Lakeside Club are open year-round. With the large covered pavilion next door, you can plan a pool party and not have to worry about venue space.
Kids love the splash pad, and there's plenty of space for them to play. You might show up to find a volleyball net at the pool. There's always something fun to do at the Lakeside Club.
The pool’s location at the south end of this Lake Travis neighborhood makes it convenient to access and easy to walk or drive. Since there’s no public access, there’s minimal traffic, making the Lakeside Club pool peaceful and serene.
Enjoy Lake Travis
Lake Travis is a popular summer vacation spot, but imagine having access within walking distance of your house year-round. It’s one of the biggest reasons people love living in Lakeside at Tessera.
Live the lake life and enjoy exclusive access to Lake Travis that only Lakeside residents and their guests can experience. Over a mile of beach and shoreline awaits you.
Make your way down the walking paths past the Lakeside Club to The Pointe, where you can gather around the fire pit. Roast marshmallows right next to the lake under the stars.
No more waiting in line at the public boat launch. Just around the bend from the Lakeside Club, you can access the private boat ramp that is only available to residents.
Be sure to bring your rod and reel, because the fish are always biting at Lake Travis. You might even want to head out to do some fly fishing or bow fishing. Catfish, bass, tilapia, and gar are just a few fish regularly caught in the lake. Who knows? You might get a record catch for Lake Travis.
Fishing isn’t the only activity that Lake Travis has to offer. Not far from the Lakeside community, there are plenty of places to rent jet skis, paddle boards, and kayaks all around the lake.
Hike in the Balcones Canyonlands—Or Right At Home
Lakeside at Tessera is bordered by Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge, which offers miles and miles of hiking trails in the rugged Texas wilderness. Explore a part of the Hill Country that is natural and untouched.
Balcones Canyonlands was established to protect the nesting grounds of endangered native bird species and is home to an array of native wildlife and plants. What better place to go birding? More than 10 miles of trails take you through the refuge and immerse you into the Texas landscape and natural beauty of the Hill Country.
The area is just teeming with wildlife. Be prepared for encounters with deer, quail, and even Texas ringtails in their natural habitat. Migratory birds like hawks and songbirds call the area home during the fall and winter.
In addition to the wildlife refuge trails, Lakeside at Tessera has 4 miles of hike and bike trails that are just outside your doorstep. You can take a hike without leaving the community. Hiking and biking trails run the perimeter of the community along Lake Travis, giving you amazing views of the lake while you get some outdoor exercise.
Whether you are headed out on foot or by bicycle, you'll have plenty of space to get some exercise and experience the natural beauty of Texas.
More Amenities are Just Down the Street
The growing community of Lago Vista is less than 3 miles from the Lakeside entrance, giving residents plenty of shopping and dining options that are completely unique to the area. Lago Food Park, for example, brings all kinds of flavors into one spot.
A few of the favorites at Lago Food Park include:
- Baker’s Brisket
- Seeda Japanese Fusion
- Pick Thai
- Culinary EXP
Lago Bistro is a local favorite that offers a wide selection of coffees, wines, and delicatessen cuisine all day. The weekly Chef’s Special will have you stopping in every week for a taste of something new.
Lakeside at Tessera is only 11 miles from Cedar Park, giving you a smooth commute to all of the shopping, dining, and entertainment there. The Parke is a shopping center with over 30 shops and restaurants located about 16 miles from your Lakeside at Tessera home.
For some of the best golfing in Texas, head over to the Lago Vista Golf Course for 18 holes of pure Hill Country beauty. Carved into the natural landscape, the course is a challenging par-72 at 6,500 yards long.
Point Venture Golf Course in Lago Vista is ranked in the top 9-hole courses in Texas by the Dallas Morning News. The challenging course is located just 11 miles from the community.
Are You Ready For The Lake Life?
If you’ve always wanted to live in the Hill Country and be close to everything you need near Austin, Lakeside at Tessera gives you all of that and more.
In this secluded, 875-acre master-planned community, you'll find a place to capture majestic views of the surrounding hills and experience the untouched Texas wilderness nearby at Balcones Canyonland National Wildlife Refuge.
Lago Vista has everything from restaurants and shopping to all the golf courses you could want. Plus, Cedar Park is a quick 15 miles away for easy access to city conveniences.
Lakeside is one of the best master-planned communities near Austin, offering incredible access to amenities and views of the natural landscapes that are endless and unforgettable, from sunsets to sunrises.