Lake Buchanan


$70.4MTotal Value
Lake Buchanan, Texas

Lake Buchanan real estate is regarded as a locally popular market in Texas for lake homes and lake lots.

Typically, buyers can find 40 Lake Buchanan homes for sale, and 30 lake lots and land for sale. Offering houses at many price points, Lake Buchanan homes for sale have an average list price of $553,000.

A mid-sized Texas lake, Lake Buchanan has 125 miles of shoreline.

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(512) 793-4746
1420 FM690
Burnet, TX 78611
(512) 369-4774
3400 Ranch Rd 261
Bachanan Dam, TX 78609
(512) 793-3922
400 Emerald Cir
Buchanan Dam, TX 78609
  • Counties: Burnet County, Llano County
  • Fish: Blue Catfish, Channel Catfish, Flathead Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, White Bass, White Crappie
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Interesting facts: Part of the Texas Highland Lakes chain
(512) 715-3000
3201 S Water St
Burnet, TX 78611
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
3600 Presidential Blvd, Austin, TX 78719
75 miles away
Burnet Municipal Kate Craddock Airport
2302 S Water St, Burnet, TX 78611
14 miles away
About Lake Buchanan
Burnet and Llano Counties

Lake Buchanon is located near the areas of Burnet, Tow, Buchanan Lake Village, Bluffton, and Buchanan Dam. The lake is also 66 miles away from the city of Austin.

The closest hospital to Lake Buchanon is Ascension Seton Highland Lakes and is about a 20-minute drive away. There are many smaller airports nearby, but the closest major airport is Austin-Bergstrom International and is one hour and 15 minutes away.

Stock up on snacks and groceries at H-E-B about 20 minutes away, or try one of the recommended restaurants such as Porky’s, Cafe Twenty-Three Hundred, and Bill’s Burgers Wings and Things.

Endless Opportunities

At 35 square miles, Lake Buchanon is vast, making it incredibly difficult to run out of things to do on it, or places to explore.

Anglers can expect to find species such as largemouth bass, catfish, crappie, white and striped bass, and sunfish in abundance.

Entertainment Options

Lake Buchanon is very near Austin Texas so there are no limits to fun, nearby activities. Whatever your taste, be it live music, dancing, cuisine, or exploring the old city, Austin has something to offer everyone.

Explore Nature

Outdoorsmen and women should be sure to visit several hotspots in the area for adventuring into nature.

Canyon of the Eagles Nature Park & Resort is a scenic location to view American Bald Eagles nesting in the area annually, fall through spring. There are 940 acres to enjoy land, water, and sky activities in one spot.

The best mountain biking park in the state is right off the northern edge of the lake. Spider Mountain Bike Park is the only park in Texas that has a chairlift for you and your bike. Once at the top of the mountain, there are a variety of trails to choose from.

For a guided tour on the lake, be sure to visit the Vanishing Texas River Cruise. On the tour, visitors and residents can take in the sights of regional and migrating birds, native wildlife, waterfalls, and towering cliffs. They also offer kayak and canoe rentals for creating your own adventure.

Excellent Location for Lake Life

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Lake Buchanon is an excellent choice.