Echo Lake


2Listings$375K-$495K$870KTotal Value
Echo Lake, Texas

Echo Lake real estate is considered a beautiful, but lesser known, market for lake homes and lake lots in Texas.

Echo Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $480,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices.

    • Ownership
    • Counties: Henderson County
    About Echo Lake
    Located in Henderson County, Texas

    Echo Lake is nestled close to Leagueville (Henderson County), Texas. Echo Lake is a private, gated community that boasts several premium amenities. It is an hour and a half from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area.

    Just outside the gates of Echo Lake, residents will find the Echo Springs Blueberry Farm. The nearest Walmart Supercenter is 20 minutes away, satisfying all grocery and snack necessities.

    There are a few smaller airfields nearby, but the closest major airport is Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, which lies approximately an hour and a half away. Those interested in Echo Lake can easily access UT Health Athens Hospital, only 22 minutes away.

    Residents can shop at the Athens Village Shopping Center and enjoy the numerous local restaurants, such as Victoria’s Authentic Mexican Restaurant and Cotton Peach Cafe.

    Life on the Water

    This location is prime for anyone who loves fishing and canoeing. The three most popular fish found in Smith county lakes are largemouth bass, crappie, and bream. In fact, Echo Lake used to boast the state record of largemouth bass.

    Canoes, kayaks, and motor fishing boats are permitted on the 135-acre lake. Activities such as skiing are not permitted to promote the health of the ecosystem. Echo Lake has standing bylaws regarding boating.

    What's Nearby?

    The Depot Museum details tall tales known by the earliest inhabitants of the area and is a fun way to get in touch with local history.

    Fair Park, or “Fitness Park,” offers plenty of space and facilities to take a jog, play tennis, test your skateboard skills, and let your children play in the splash park and playground. Fitness Park is also home to the Rusk County Farmer’s Market, which sets up shop every Saturday morning and Tuesday afternoon from May to October.

    The Henderson Civic Theater generally has four productions each year in their breathtaking Opera House. Residents are sure to love having a constant source of art and entertainment.

    Fun in Tyler

    Open since 1939, Tyler State Park has been a popular location for camping, hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities for nearly a century.

    Tyler’s long history of rose cultivation is nicknamed the “Rose Capital of America.” In addition to its rose garden, the city features brick streets, antique shops, specialty stores, and clear lakes.

    The Caldwell Zoo is an exciting attraction for the whole family. The 85-acre park features animals from all over the world. Book a special encounter to meet penguins or feed a bear.

    The Tyler Rose Garden, Discovery Science Museum, Tyler Museum of Art, Goodman-LeGrand House & Museum, and the Mclendon House are other great sights.

    Discover Dallas

    Residents of Echo Lake that are looking for offshore adventure can take a day trip to Dallas. This large city has a lot to offer its visitors.

    For instance, The Dallas Museum of Art provides a plurality of unique artistic styles, experiences, and works of notable artists. The Dallas World Aquarium provides its visitors with exotic birds, endangered animals, and various marine life.

    Those with children, or even just looking to get in touch with their youthful side, will enjoy exploring the Legoland Discovery Center, with many attractions and a sizable Lego store.

    After a day of exploring the city, grab a bite to eat at hotspots like Rodeo Goat, Uchi, Y.O. Ranch, crushcraft Thai Eats, and Cane Rosso.

    Escape to a New Adventure

    For those seeking an exclusive, private location that inspires the pastoral, Echo Lake is perfect for you!