With beautiful, sunny and warm Texas weather most of the year, spending time outdoors and enjoying nature is a favorite pastime for Bee Cave residents. Bee Cave Central Park, located on Galleria Parkway, provides the perfect place for family and friends to spend an afternoon.
Bee Cave is part of the Lake Travis Independent School District, a public school district serving almost 7,000 students. Lake Travis ISD has an exemplary rating by the Texas Education Agency and includes eight schools: five elementary schools, two middle schools and the Lake Travis High School located right outside Bee Cave.
Although delightfully situated only 20 miles from all the dinning choices in downtown Austin, Bee Cave itself has a thriving restaurant scene with plenty of tasty eats steps away. From upscale dinning to quaint bakeries, casual lunch spots to quick food choices, Bee Cave offers a taste of everything you wanted with a pinch of what you never knew you desired.
The city of Bee Cave is located in Travis County about 12 miles west of Austin and has a population of almost 4,000. The name originates from a group of early settlers who happened upon a cave of bees many years ago.
A quiet and delightful city about 12 miles west of Austin, Bee Cave is nestled in its own community with a small town feel, still close to all the exciting action of Austin. Jump onto TX-71, merge on Mopac Expy and in just 30 minutes you will find yourself in the heart of downtown. Enjoy unique shops on South Congress, outdoor concerts at Zilker Park and the nightlife of 6th street, all located less then half an hour from your doorstep. This small yet rapidly growing community provides a chance to live in the beautiful scenic hill country of Texas with an easy drive to both Lake Travis and the city of Austin.
Thinking about moving to The Grove at Falconhead, Spillman Ridge, or Wildwood by Ash Creek Homes? If you have kids, then you’re in luck as each of our communities are in the sought after Lake Travis ISD. Your kids will have access to Lakeway Elementary School, Lake Travis Middle School, and Lake Travis High School. Originally a part of Dripping Springs ISD, Lake Travis ISD was formed in 1981 with only 540 students throughout K-12. Since inception, LTISD has grown to almost 7,500 students in 8 campuses. With lofty visions for their students, Lake Travis ISD resources to its parents and students that help that exceed those found in most school districts.
According to the U.S. Census, over the past 7 years the median square footage of homes built in the United States has been decreasing and many buyers are downsizing. This does not necessarily mean we are sacrificing comfort to fit in a smaller space. New homes are not being built too big or too small, the idea is for homes to be just the right size.
One of the biggest hurdles of the home buying process is to decide new home versus resale homes. Each has its advantages and disadvantages but in this competitive market, all options must be considered. Let’s dive into a few considerations buyers sort through in the home selection process.