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.

The combination of Lake Travis views, luxury living, and plenty of entertainment space made this beautiful custom home a dream come true for this young surgeon. Long hours spent at the hospital make it a true retreat to come home to. The topography of this lot left the Jenkins Design Team with yet another puzzle, […]

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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 […]

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This beautiful Tuscan style waterfront home was built as a vacation property for this family, and ultimately as a place for them to retire. Sitting right on the lake in Applehead Island, every room on the backside of the house has beautiful windows overlooking the lake views.  The challenge of this project for the Jenkins […]

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Boasting over 12,000 square feet of luxury living space, this estate-style lake home overlooks some of the most magnificent Lake Travis views. The house was built for an engineer and his family with plenty of room to relax and entertain.  The home has waterfront access with a boat dock and space to get in and […]

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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 […]

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This exclusive waterfront home was purchased years ago by a real estate agent. His intent was to use it as a vacation property for the family’s personal enjoyment. After an extensive redesign and remodel by the Jenkins team, it was transformed into this Tuscan style beauty.  Sitting right on the edge of Lake LBJ, the […]

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At 4,575 square feet, this Lake Travis Tuscan home offers both a personal get-away and stylish entertaining space. At the entry, a window wall immediately draws guests to view the grand vistas of the lake. Also noticeable are the Spanish Revival influences Jenkins has become known for, harmoniously accenting today’s modern simplicity. In the grand […]

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This beautiful Lake Travis waterfront home was built on a lot with a pre-existing tear-down home. The new owner, a tech company executive, lived in multiple cities throughout his career. His plan was to come to Austin to find a perfect lake home for his family. Since he didn’t find the perfect home for sale, […]

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This hardworking dentist and her family wanted a warm, contemporary Lakeway waterfront home with clean lines and natural materials. Optimizing views was essential, but they also sought privacy, livability and efficiency in the warm Texas climate. Therefore, an insulated, angled glass back window facade faces north. This offers stunning views of the lake and the […]

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