Bee Cave was first settled by the Bohls family. Dietrich Bolhs wanted a simpler life for his family, so in the 1850s he moved his family from a small home in Austin to the area later to be called Bee Cave. The name Bee Cave came to be used more as a description of the area due to large bee hives located near Barton Creek and Little...
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Bee Cave was first settled by the Bohls family. Dietrich Bolhs wanted a simpler life for his family, so in the 1850s he moved his family from a small home in Austin to the area later to be called Bee Cave. The name Bee Cave came to be used more as a description of the area due to large bee hives located near Barton Creek and Little Barton Creek. The Village of Bee Cave was officially declared incorporated in 1987. Today Bee Cave is growing and the population now exceeds 9,000. The Village of Bee Cave offers big rewards as a small tight knit community.
Bee Cave is serviced by the highly acclaimed Lake Travis Independent School District. Lake Travis ISD features eight public school campuses including Bee Cave Elementary School as well as 2 middle school campuses and one high school campus. Several schools within the district are rated Recognized and Exemplary and are considered among the best schools in Texas. Lake Travis ISD provides excellence in academics to over 5500 students throughout the Austin suburb area.Bee Cave is one of the fastest growing Austin suburb communities. Homes in Bee Cave include older established homes within the communities of Rob Roy, Camelot and others. These homes are typical ranch or traditional style homes featuring amenities of the late 1980s and 1990s. You'll find well tended homes with shady trees and green lawns set back from winding streets in these communities.
In the village of Bee Cave, the old and the new come together so don't be surprised to see new communities mingling with the established neighborhoods. These new developments feature state of the art upgrades and 21st century amenities required by the home buyers of today. The co-mingling of housing in Bee Cave gives the community an eclectic feel that attracts a wide range of home buyers and the area thrives on this diversity.
Shopping has reached new levels in Bee Cave with the introduction of The Shops at the Galleria, a new 500,000 sq. ft. retail space featuring major retail stores restaurants and eateries as well as small and medium sized outlets and retail shops. Other area amenities include service oriented businesses and medical facilities.
Residents have the best of both worlds--the charm and community feel of a small town but only minutes away from the bright lights of the big city of Austin.
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