Serenity Now

6 serene lake houses near Dallas-Fort Worth to get away from it all


Exterior of 808 Lake Breeze Dr
Photo courtesy Briggs Freeman
Interior of 808 Lake Breeze Dr
Photo courtesy Briggs Freeman
Exterior of 1901 Park St
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1901 Park St Backyard
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Exterior of One Beacon Dr
Photo courtesy of Ebby Halliday/Shoot 2 Sell
Interior of One Beacon Dr
Photo courtesy of Ebby Halliday
Exterior of 1013 Swallow Cliffs
Photo courtesy of Williams Trew
Interior of 1013 Swallow Cliffs
Photo courtesy of Williams Trew
234 Bushwhacker Drive by Ebby Halliday
Photo courtesy of Ebby Halliday
234 Bushwhacker Drive by Ebby Halliday
Photo courtesy of Ebby Halliday
Exterior of Spinnaker
Photo courtesy of Brants Realty
Interior of 1917 Spinnaker Ln
Photo courtesy of Brants Realty

Nothing says summer in Texas like an escape to the lake. So these 100-degree days made us wonder what's on the water and on the market. Here's a snapshot of lake-front homes you can buy in the Dallas-Fort Worth area right now. 

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808 Lake Breeze Dr.
Lake Lewisville
5 bed/5.2 bath/6,392 square feet
$999,990

A large wraparound deck with multiple living areas and a private secluded backyard make this Highland Shores home ideal for lake-front living. We love how the coffered study with yet another wall of windows merges work and play. 

808 Lake Breeze Dr. (continued)

A state-of-the-art home theater and marble floors are all supporting players when you can see the lake from every room in the home. These dramatic interiors live up to the exterior.

1901 Park St.
Eagle Mountain Lake
4 bed/4.1 bath/5,918 square feet
$2,099,000

Sitting on more than two acres, this home by award-winning builder Landon Banks features unique pieces from around the world, including street lights from Paris and polished limestone from Syria. 

1901 Park St. (continued) 

Take your choice of a dip in Eagle Mountain Lake or a swim in the pool with a gorgeous view. The boat dock has a lift for two boats, and the property has its own engineered seawall. 

One Beacon Ave.
Lake Texoma
2 bed/2 bath/1,100 square feet
$247,000

Why be near the lake when you can be on the lake? Literally. Harbor Village promises plans for a community of floating low-maintenance homes on Lake Texoma. 

One Beacon Ave. (continued)

‚ÄčThe two-bedroom homes float next to your very own boat dock and will be available for custom finish-out. 

1013 Swallow Cliffs Trail
Possum Kingdom Lake
4 bed/4.1 bath/3,502 square feet
$979,000

A huge deck with a covered outdoor kitchen means entertaining is as easy as it is relaxing in this highly coveted Possum Kingdom home. Who can resist an outdoor fireplace? 

1013 Swallow Cliffs Trail (continued)

Unique interior touches like stained concrete floors, stone walls, and vaulted ceilings make this contemporary yet Southwestern-inspired home a one-of-a-kind lake-front property. 

234 Bushwhacker Dr.
Cedar Creek Lake
3 bed/2.1 bath/1,217 square feet
$259,000

Equal parts cozy and pristine, this cottage on the Cedar Creek reservoir proves that a beautiful lake-front home can be affordable. The designer remodel incudes hardwood floors and a charming kitchen.

234 Bushwhacker Dr. (continued)

Floor-to-ceiling windows surround the open floorplan for views of the lake from every angle. Vaulted ceilings make the small home feel larger. 

1917 Spinnaker Ln.
Eagle Mountain Lake
4 bed/5 bath/5,566 square feet
$834,000

This Eagle Mountain Lake retreat has resort-style amenities in the backyard and sits just 40 minutes from downtown Fort Worth. 

1917 Spinnaker Ln. (continued)

The cozy and comfortable master bedroom connects to a balcony for enjoying your morning coffee with a view. 
 

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