Best Austin Neighborhoods: The Bee Cave Guide

Want to be close to the best of Austin while enjoying the benefits of a suburban lifestyle? Bee Cave, Texas may just be your new favorite neighborhood. Just 10 minutes from Lake Travis and a 25-minute drive to downtown, this Austin neighborhood offers small-town ambiance without sacrificing big city perks.

A hidden gem in the Texas Hill Country, the Bee Cave neighborhood has some of the most Instagram-worthy views in the area. And its convenient location right off Highway 71 offers quick access to downtown and the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.

Discover what makes it such a beautiful and exclusive community in our Bee Cave neighborhood guide.

Zip Code


Average Price/SqFt*


Home Styles

Old-country and Modern Contemporary, Newly-built Single-Family Homes, and Custom-Built Luxury Estates and High-End Condominiums

Est Off-Market Transactions


Average Home Price*

$1.56 M

*Based on 2022 Sold data for City of Bee Cave.

Texas is a non-disclosure state. This means that the sales price of real property is not recorded and made available through the public record. The majority of properties are sold as off-market transactions. These transactions also often include an NDA to protect both the buyer and seller. The financial details of these transactions are not public record and are not reflected in ABoR’s MLS data.

Bee Cave Real Estate

Before you start looking for your new home in Bee Cave, here’s everything you should know about the neighborhood and its real estate.

Neighborhood Ambiance

While Bee Cave is an exclusive and affluent neighborhood, it still has a small-town ambiance. This isn’t a place where you’ll go years without seeing your neighbors. Instead, you’ll find friendly residents and a close-knit community. 


Bee Cave residents live in harmony with nature while still enjoying a luxurious lifestyle. There’s an abundance of entertainment and outdoor recreational opportunities, making it a great place for those who want to live an active yet quiet lifestyle.

Architectural Styles

As you would expect from a suburban town just outside Austin city limits, many of the homes in Bee Cave range in style. With a blend of old-country and modern contemporary architectural styles, you’ll find newly-built single-family homes and older ranch-style houses alongside custom-built luxury estates and high-end condominiums.

Average Home Price

Bee Cave’s average home closing price is $1,556,269 or an average of $404 per square foot


Bee Cave has a walk score of 41, which means that you’ll need a car to run most types of errands. However, within the individual communities, you’ll find it’s easy to take a leisurely stroll on the sidewalk, whether you’re holding a leash, stroller, or a cup of coffee.


The facade of the Bee Cave Elementary School building entrance

Bee Cave is zoned for highly-rated schools in the Lake Travis Independent School District. These include Bee Cave Elementary, Lake Pointe Elementary, Lake Travis Middle School, Bee Cave Middle School, and Lake Travis High School.

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