Waterfront Homes

Since Austin is known for its lakes and rivers, many of our clients have commissioned us to build their weekend waterfront custom homes. These are just a few of the many Jenkins Homes that have been built on Lake Austin, Lake Travis, Lake LBJ, or the many tributaries of the Colorado River. See the many other homes in our Portfolio.

Spicewood Masterpiece

Spicewood Masterpiece

This home was commissioned to be designed and built for an accomplished Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon and his family. It was designed specifically for this challenging lot. It had steep sloping topography down to Lake Travis, but the views were tremendous over the trees. The ideal design would be placed on the lot so that…

Luxury Lake Living

Luxury Lake Living

A custom designed and built lake home that’s the perfect blend of luxury and nature. The clients’ needs were the primary focus throughout the design, with an emphasis on maximizing the stunning lake views. Large windows and open-plan living spaces were designed to bring the outdoors in, while decks and balconies provided ample space for…

The Consultant

The Consultant

Recently completed, this lake front home is a modern hill country style with some of the best views of Lake Travis we’ve seen. The steep topography on the site made it a challenging design for the Jenkins team. The hillside had 75′ of fall from the top of the lot to the lake. The clients…

Lake Austin Home

Lake Austin Home

Designed and built for a family whose dream was to have a Lake Austin home, this project was intended to be both fun and functional. While the client’s other homes are more traditional, this home was meant to be more edgy, while still keeping the casual lake lifestyle.  Covered throughout in beautiful windows, every room…

The Vineyard Farmhouse

The Vineyard Farmhouse

The Vineyard Farmhouse, which made its debut at the Spring Parade of Homes at the Peninsula, won the People’s Choice Award and received recognition for the “Best Family Room”, “Most Innovative Design”, “Best Master Bedroom” and “Best Master Bath”. When the Jenkins Design Team was asked to build a home on one of the new…

Luxury on the Lake

Luxury on the Lake

This Jenkins Parade Home is a 7,000 square foot expanse of pure luxury. The lot posed a challenge to the design team from the start, as it exposed a 30’ change in elevation, basically a cliffside, with narrow width and several floodplain constraints. The solution to the site’s topography was to create a three-story home…