Marble Falls Real Estate & Information

Marble Falls Real Estate & Information

Located in Central Texas, Marble Falls is a relatively small city, having only around 6,000 people. It is a popular vacation area due to its location near Lake Marble Falls, which was formed by damming the Colorado River. Founded by a Confederate general, the town received its name for the original marble falls that now sit underneath the lake. Situated just an hour’s drive from Austin, Marble Falls real estate is perfect for daily commuters or anyone who simply wishes to live as though they are on vacation all year long.

Shopping and Dining

With Marble Falls’ reputation as a top tourist resort, there’s no shortage of shopping and dining opportunities. One of the biggest shopping venues is that of Old Oak Square, a shopping mall named for a legendary tree in the center of town. Housed in a historic building, this mall contains “mom and pop” gifts stores and boutique shops such as Three White Doves, Butterfly Babies Children's Store and Mary Stokes Jewelry. The Sana Vida Wellness Spa & Tea Bar provides residents with a  haven to rest and recharge, with yoga classes, spa services, teas, and a variety of other offerings.

Several fun dining options are just a short drive or walk from Marble Falls real estate. Some of the most notable dining establishments include:

Parks and Recreation

Marble Falls Lake is the fourth in the Highland Lakes chain, a series of seven lakes along the Colorado River that are known for providing some of the best fishing around. Visitors also enjoy water skiing, tubing and the annual Cigarette Boat Race that is held here annually. The shores of Marble Falls Lake are also home to Meadowlakes golf community and numerous campgrounds.

Inside the city limits, several parks located within walking distance of Marble Falls real estate provide amenities such as playgrounds, basketball and tennis courts, swimming pools and picnic areas. Johnson Park even contains an outdoor stage and playscapes, while Westside Park also has a disc golf course.

Schools, Health, and Transportation

The Marble Falls Independent School District serves children in grades K through 12. Two elementary schools, one middle school and one high school belong to this district. These schools consistently receive high marks for their quality of teachers. Alternatively, students may also attend Faith Academy of Marble Falls or St. Peter's Lutheran School. Faith Academy’s reputation for providing exceptional educational and athletic opportunities makes it one of the top private schools in the area. St. Peter’s Lutheran School provides a hands-on approach to learning, using a variety of techniques such as technology, learning centers and field trips.

Adults who reside in Marble Falls real estate also have options when it comes to furthering their education. Central Texas College offers Associate’s degree programs in disciplines such as agricultural industries, aviation science, business management and carpentry trades. Texas Tech University offers undergraduate programs in architecture, media and communications, and law.

Despite being a relatively small city, dozens of family practitioners and dentists practice here. When it comes to urgent care, Nextcare and the Texas Hills Urgent Care Center both provide exceptional treatment. For hospital care, residents of Marble Hills real estate must travel to nearby Burnet, which is around 49 miles away, to attend Seton Highland Lakes Hospital. Austin Surgical Hospital in Austin is approximately the same distance away.

Most residents of Marble Falls real estate find getting around town by car very easy to do. Highway 281 runs through Marble Falls, connecting it with Burnet to the north or Johnson City to the south. Several bus charter companies serve the Marble Falls area, including Prompt Charters and Tours and Price4Limo. Airline travel is possible via the City of Austin Airport or the Killeen Fort Hood Regional Airport located approximately 63 miles away.

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, call us at 402-677-8070 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.

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