Bridgeview is a lakeside community that gracefully melds the feelings of relaxation and ecstasy into every breathtaking vista. Many homes afford a sweepingly gorgeous view of Lake Livingston, while others enjoy a neighborhood of quiet, winding roads covered with the shade of wind-rustled trees.
The community’s diligent standards for their properties ensures that residents enjoy the highest quality of beauty and cleanliness around their homes. Residents are provided with the best of amenities, including a private boat launch, a boat storage area, and a community property for their endless enjoyment. Bridgeview also assures its residents that even more amenities and improvements are still to come.
Bridgeview is located between the towns of Livingston and Huntsville, and is off of highway 190. Commuters from the big city of Houston also enjoy a short ride of approximately 90 miles back to their lakeside home.
Located within the boundaries of the Onalaska Independent School District affords students an enriching and meaningful academic experience. This district has a GreatSchools rating of 7, and is comprised of Onalaska Elementary School (grades PK-6), and Onalaska Junior-Senior High School (grades 7-12).
Whether as a family home or vacation property, Bridgeview fills the hearts of all its residents with an immeasurable feeling of contentment.
Nestled into the quiet prestige of this community are the core values of family, business, and neighborly kindness. The natural beauty of Lake Livingston, combined with the stately excellence that marks each home, produces an irresistible location.
Located between the towns of Onalaska and Livingston, off of highway 190, the homes in this neighborhood range from homey cottages to large estates. Many of these homes are graced with sweeping, waterfront views of the lake. The roads that weave in and around this community are graced with a beautiful canopy of trees, which allow just the right amount of twinkling sunlight through their branches.
Residents are afforded privacy and luxury, starting with gated access that lends this community a solid sense of security. Within Cedar Point’s boundaries, residents also enjoy private lake access, a clubhouse, a swimming pool, and a park that melds the enjoyment of friends and family with the simple joys of nature.
The Onalaska Independent School District, where Cedar Point is located, comprises Onalaska Elementary School for PK-6th grade, and Onalaska Junior-Senior High School for 7th to 12th grade. With a GreatSchools District rating of 7, these schools represent an excellent and enriching educational experience.
With a population of a little over 1,000, and surrounded by a rich and charming landscape, with friendly neighbors, Cedar Point is an admirable place to call home.
Much as its name implies, Commodore Cape is nestled in along the picturesque coastline of Lake Livingston. This beautiful and friendly community comprises a variety of homes, and is the ideal of lake life in Texas.
This sprawling neighborhood is teeming with homes and families that vary in size, and that breathe a feeling of delight into the community. The many pleasures that Commodore Cape has to offer center around the lake, where fishing is a must, and swimming and boating are favorite pastimes. A private boat launch and pier afford residents full-access to whatever activity they desire.
This peaceful community is located approximately 84 miles from Houston, and close to several highways. Residents also enjoy the proximity of the nearby towns, where restaurants and entertainment venues make for the perfect evening excursion.
As part of the Livingston Independent School District, school age children enjoy a great education. The Livingston High School is renowned for its enriching academic curriculum, along with its fulfilling variety of athletic programs.
Commodore Cape is a peaceful, picturesque, lakeside community where many look forward to coming home.
Dickens Landing boasts a prominent and stately location, with a peninsula overlooking Lake Livingston. This affords many enthralling views of the strikingly beautiful and renowned lake.
Lake Livingston, filled with all manner of fish, is an ideal place to throw in a line, and unwind. It is also a refreshing and diverting area to swim and enjoy other aquatic activities. Nestled in among shady trees and beautiful winding roads, this community offers a plethora of enjoyment for all the senses.
Dickens Landing is located a short distance from highways I-69/HWY 59, and US HWY 190, as well as the towns of Livingston and Onalaska. For a commute or day trip into the city of Houston, the drive is only about 81 miles.
School age children have the opportunity to attend the Livingston Independent School District, which offers a rich academic curriculum, along with a fulfilling athletic program for all seasons.
The many homes of Dickens Landing stand against a breathtaking backdrop of natural delights ranging from scenery to wildlife. These are just a few of the countless reasons people love to call this place home.
This elite community has a reputation for excellence, providing many amenities to all of its property owners – and with, at present, only $65 per year in maintenance fees! What started as a hilly, cotton-growing property straddling Caney Creek was developed and grown into the ideal community that it is today.
Located between Onalaska and Livingston, off of highway 190, this quiet neighborhood provides easy access to a variety of other stores and activities in neighboring towns. The approximately seven miles of well-maintained, winding roads weave around the resonating beauty of rolling hills and thick tree cover that make up this thriving and peaceful community.
Forest Hills also caters to the enjoyment of their residents by offering a private park, with a picnic area for families and friends to enjoy on the perfectly picturesque waterfront of Lake Livingston. This community also makes sure its residents can enjoy the scenic Lake Livingston by access to a private boat ramp and fishing pier.
Living within the Onalaska Independent School District offers a rich variety of academic and athletic challenges to students. Bearing a GreatSchools District rating of 7 lends academic weight to this distinguished district, which includes Onalaska Elementary School and Onalaska Junior-Senior High School. The Livingston Montessori School is also available for Pre-K to 6th grade.
Forest Hills is a picturesque and friendly neighborhood that embodies close-knit, community values – an ideal place to hang one’s hat after a long day.
Holiday Shores is nestled in the town of Coldspring, and is a safe and friendly neighborhood. Residents enjoy quiet, community living while still having easy access to highway 156, and nearby towns.
This warm and inviting community is operated under the Stephens Hill Property Owners Association. Residents have access to both a small and large boat ramp, accessing Lake Livingston, which caters to a variety of water sports and activities. A picnic area, clubhouse, and pool is also enjoyed by friends and family wishing to enjoy what this community has to offer.
Located approximately 63 miles from Houston by way of I-69 makes this an ideal location for commuters who have to go into the city for work.
The Coldspring-Oakhurst Consolidated Independent School District encompasses Street Elementary School, Lincoln Junior High School, and Coldspring-Oakhurst High School. Coldspring-Oakhurst High School offers a rich academic curriculum, and a thriving athletic department.
Holiday Shores effortlessly makes its way into people’s hearts, as they come to view it as both a haven and home.
This estate community enjoys a prestigious location on the northeast shore of Lake Livingston in the town of Onalaska. Each home is privately nestled among the trees, and most enjoy a gorgeous view of the water.
The Property Owner’s Association of Idlewilde maintains an active role in ensuring the preservation and development of its public areas. The residents of this community enjoy city water and sewage, a club house, a boat storage yard, and 14 acres of park for roaming, exploring, and family-fun.
The club house in Idlewilde is an elegantly fashioned and decorated facility that would honor any occasion. This facility accommodates up to 100 people, and is available to residents at a reduced cost. Located about 100 miles from Houston also affords residents of this community a relatively short commute to the city.
Idlewilde is located within the Onalaska Independent School District, which has a GreatSchools rating of seven. The school district encompasses Onalaska Elementary School for PK to 6th grade, as well as Onalaska Junior-Senior High School for 7th to 12th grade. This district as a whole endeavors to provide a challenging and fulfilling educational experience for all its students.
This highly coveted address makes Idlewilde a great place for people of all backgrounds to call home.
The communities of Indian Hills and Indian Hills Heights enjoy a prominent location on Indian Hills Peninsula. Almost every house along this gorgeous peninsula caters to a picturesque view of Lake Livingston, with varying water depths along the peninsula’s coast.
The Blanchard Boat Ramp, open to both communities, is operated by TRA and provides easy access to the lake. Residents enjoy a number of activities, ranging from fishing to swimming to water skiing. The local Indian Hills Restaurant/Store and Marina also offers a variety of choices to the many who frequent it.
These communities are right around the corner from highway 190, and about an hour’s commute from the bustling city of Houston. This affords residents the opportunity to enjoy peaceful lake living, while still being close to the exciting city life that Houston offers.
Children in this area enjoy attending the Livingston Independent School District, with elementary, junior, and high schools boasting rich academic and athletic programs to challenge them on all levels.
Both Indian Hills and Indian Hills Heights are much-beloved and charming communities that welcome residents to relax, remove their hats, and stay a while.
Welcoming and safe are just a couple of the words that some 289 residents use to describe their home in Lake Livingston Estates 4-5. This neighborhood that encompasses subdivisions 4 and 5 of Lake Livingston Estates is brimming with charm and prestige.
Lake Livingston Estates is a quiet, spacious community, nestled in along the breathtaking coastline of the lake for which its named. This stately and coveted location affords its residents captivating views of the waterfront in all its splendor. Residents, while enjoying the privacy of their estate-like property, can enjoy many activities that the lake offers, including swimming, fishing, and boating.
This community is just up the road from US HWY 190 and HWY 59/I-69, which affords residents easy access to nearby towns, with restaurants and events of all kinds. It is also approximately 75 miles from the bustling city of Houston.
No matter what the background of individuals and families in this community, all enjoy the many pleasures that Lake Livingston Estates has to offer.
This highly esteemed, picturesque, lakeside community comprises approximately 250 home and lots, many with an unobstructed view of the renowned Lake Livingston.
The majority of Pinwah Pines is graced with a beautiful canopy of leafy trees to provide the perfect amount of shade on a hot afternoon. The homes, which are sprinkled throughout the sweeping hills of this community, enjoy a prominent situation, sitting atop one of the highest locations around the lake.
Pinwah Pines offers its residents exclusive use of its many amenities, including a private boat ramp, fishing and park piers, and day docks. Preserving the privacy, exclusivity, and uninterrupted tranquility of its residents is the top priority of this estate community.
Traveling outside of the protective gate of this community, residents enjoy an easy distance of 7 miles to both shopping and the nearest hospital.
This highly sought after community seeks to provide the highest quality of peace and comfort for all its many residents – one of the many reasons people love to call this place home.
Resort Country is a sprawling lakeside community that encompasses 189 homes, most with beautiful, open views of Lake Livingston and its many natural wonders.
Pine and oak trees provide ample shade and protection from the harsh Texas sun, and residents enjoy the convenience of underground electrical and phone wiring, as well as a private water supply. A community club house is at the disposal of all residents and their guests. Residents may also enjoy a variety of water sports and activities at the open waterfront area.
The history of Resort Country spans back to when the scenic Lake Livingston was first filled. Although time has passed, and people have come and gone, Resort Country has upheld the same high standards of appearance and cleanliness.
Resort Country is located near several highways, including routes 190 and 59. It is also approximately 84 miles from Houston, where residents can enjoy the exciting life of the city, before returning to the tranquility of their lakeside home.
With both prestige and beauty on its side, it’s no wonder that people enjoy settling their home in this community.
This prestigious community is located on the northeast shore of Lake Livingston in the town of Onalaska, Texas. Nestled into the blanket-like privacy of piney woods, and surrounded by serene waterscapes at every turn, this community has earned its reputation as the crème-de-la-crème of lake living.
Residents of Twin Harbors enjoy access to a private boat launch, as well as The Recreation Club and Facilities. These facilities provide accommodations for a variety of activities, including swimming, tennis, basketball, softball, and soccer. Residents can also appreciate the outdoor beauty and privacy of Twin Harbors’ picnic area. Peace of mind is top priority here, with a security fence surrounding the area, and only residents with a key being able to enter.
While delighting in the peaceful living that Twin Harbors provides, residents also have easy access to highway routes 190, 59, and I-45. It is also approximately 87 miles from Houston by highway, so inhabitants can savor any number of activities outside of this community.
Living in the 180 houses that grace the grounds of this beautiful neighborhood are families that appreciatively call it home.
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