Austin Community Spotlight | Tessera Lake Travis
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Tessera on Lake Travis | A Picturesque Master-Planned Community Located in Northwest Austin
When putting together a wish list for a new home purchase, factors such as desirable location, affordability and accessibility often weigh heavily in a family’s decision-making process. Other features that capture the attention of savvy homebuyers, from growing families to empty nesters, include the variety of home designs, quality of local schools and amenities that a prospective community offers.
It’s uncommon for a single development to deliver on such a wide spanning list of characteristics, and even more rare for a family to discover a community that not only meets, but exceeds, such worthy expectations.
Lakeside Living at its Finest
One project that continues to generate attention in the Austin real estate market is Tessera on Lake Travis, a new 875-acre master-planned community located on the north shore of Lake Travis at the footsteps of the majestic Texas Hill Country. The community, developed by the award-winning real estate development company, Hines, can best be described as an urban oasis of outdoor recreation and resort-caliber amenities that blends unmatched natural surroundings with all of the conveniences of city living.
When visiting Tessera on Lake Travis, one isfirst struck by the breathtaking views in all directions made possible by the community’s natural surroundings. To the south rests majestic Lake Travis and to the west and north is the vast Balcones Canyonlands Wildlife Refuge. Given it’s enviable positioning, shared by no other community, it’s easy to understand the active, outdoor-centric vibe that can be felt from the moment one enters Tessera on Lake Travis.
Tessera on Lake Travis first phase of development includes a blend of classically inspired and modern transitional designs from the upper $200s by well-established builders, Highland Homes and Wilshire Homes. The homes, available on 50-, 60-, 70- and 80-foot sites, feature scenic lake and Hill Country views. The next phase of development is scheduled to begin early in 2017, and additional builders will be brought on board to further expand the already distinct array of designs available in the community.
A Wealth of Amenities
Complementing Tessera on Lake Travis’ exceptional home offerings is a wealth of family-friendly amenities that have been tailored to take advantage of the community’s scenic surroundings. Tessera on Lake Travis offers the Lakeside Club featuring a stunning infinity pool and patio overlooking Lake Travis, where adults can relax and socialize while children cavort in the splash pool. The outdoor pavilion offers a perfect atmosphere for community events and impromptu gatherings just a short stroll from home.
Whether you prefer running shoes or hiking boots, Tessera on Lake Travis’ hilly greenbelt trails promise a good workout with views for miles. In Phase I alone, residents enjoy more than four miles of dedicated trails with many more to come. And just beyond the borders of the community sits the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge and its miles and miles of beautiful trails.
Schools of the Highest Caliber
One of community’s most attractive assets is its access to the outstanding Lago Vista Independent School District (ISD), where outstanding performance in the classroom is balanced by exceptional achievement on the playing field and in extracurricular endeavors. Lago Vista ISD features a total enrollment of 1,275 students, allowing for very favorable student-to-teacher ratios and optimal learning environment. In the latest accountability ratings provided by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), the school district and its three campuses met standards and performed above targeted scores in four key areas including student achievement, student progress, closing performance gaps and postsecondary readiness. Lago Vista ISD’s newest facility is the high school campus, which doubled in size from the previous facility and boasts a 600-seat auditorium, 2,500-seat football stadium, five science labs, an Ag shop, band hall and art room.
The Perfect Location
Tessera on Lake Travis’ location provides convenient access to the thriving commercial nodes of northwest Austin that have attracted hundreds of small and medium-sized companies as well as some of the world’s most innovating companies such as Apple, Microsoft and Google. Aside from the easy commute to the epicenter of Austin’s high-tech corridor, Tessera on Lake Travis is well positioned for convenient access to numerous shopping and entertainment venues including 1890 Ranch, Lakeline Mall, the Arboretum and the Domain, to name a few. Countless other grocery stores, pharmacies, wineries, restaurants, movie theaters, spas and other everyday conveniences are minutes from Tessera on Lake Travis.
To experience lake living, Hill Country style at Tessera on Lake Travis, tour our community located on FM 1431 (9316 Tessera Parkway, Lago Vista, TX 78645). Visit us online at TesseraOnLakeTravis.com
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