The City of Burnet offers diverse real estate opportunities for young and old: lovingly restored historic gems, lively. golf course communities, family neighborhoods adjacent to schools, luxurious lakeside and lakeview estates, waterside cabins, and Hill Country ranches. The Burnet area encompasses three of the six Highland Lakes: LBJ, Inks, & Buchanan. Real estate in Burnet offers great value for the money. Entry level homes start at just under $200,000 while luxury estates and large ranched in prime locations can be offered at multi-million-dollar prices. In a relaxed Texas setting, where Austin and San Antonio are quickly accessible and Dallas, Houston, and Midland/Odessa are just a few hours away, Burnet is one of the main shopping, dining, entertainment, and medical hubs for Burnet County.
Burnet picturesquely preserves its small-town appeal. Established first as a fort on the Texas frontier in the mid-1800s, Burnet has maintained its pioneer roots and rural charm while adapting to the modern age. As the county seat of Burnet County, it is a center of industry, commerce, and trade in the Highland Lakes area. Its excellent schools, hospital and medical services, airport, retail centers, and historic town square provide all the essentials, while Hamilton Creek Park and local museums complement the scenic countryside.
Enjoy the city’s many annual festivals and take a ride on its historic steam train, the Hill Country Flyer. Embark upon the Vanishing Texas River Cruise to capture scenic views of Lake Buchanan and the Colorado River or visit nearby Inks Lake State Park. Other Burnet attractions include Longhorn Cavern, Inks Lake State Park, the Highland Lakes Air Museum, Fort Croghan Museum and Grounds, and Galloway Hammond Recreation Center.
Avid golfers love Delaware Springs and Delaware Creek neighborhoods where Delaware Springs Golf Course provides an 18-hole championship course that meanders through the community. The Highland Lakes is a golfer’s paradise with numerous other golf courses both private and public. Local wineries provide wine tastings, tours, and lake cruises. Immerse yourself in Hill Country heritage at local museums and art galleries.