Summer is coming to an end, but hold your tears! Luckily for you this is Texas and you can expect the Texas heat to last from now until Christmas. If you are looking for a weekend home or a permanent residence here are five water front homes under $500,000. This list has something for everyone: from coastal properties, to fresh water, to man made lakes in the suburbs! Long live summer!!!

Jamaica Beach:

1. 16709 Albatros Jamaica Beach, TX

This three story, new construction, four bedroom, three bath home comes complete with a boat slip and sundeck. There is room for a pool on the lot, and you also have access to a community pool and playground. Located minutes from Galveston proper, this home has something everyone in the family can love!

Trinity Bay:

2. 1202 Edwards Drive San Leon, TX


This three story, three bedroom with two full baths and two half baths is an avid entertainers dream. From the ground floor lounge complete with A/C and a half bath, to the large covered outdoor entertaining space, to the game room complete with a wet bar, there are endless options for entertaining and fun on the water!

Lake Conroe:

3. 11147 Hunters Landing Montgomery, TX

If fresh water is more your thing take a look at this beautiful three bedroom, two and a half bath in Hunter’s Landing. This home has hardwood flooring, cherry cabinets, and many more upgrades throughout.

Lake Houston

4. 21031 Flaming Arrow Trl Crosby, TX

This four bedroom, three and a half bath home looks out over the main body of Lake Houston. It is a deep water boat house and has various upgrades throughout. Not to mention that gorgeous pool!!

Canyon Lakes at Cardiff Ranch:

5. 3611 Sumer Ranch Dr. Katy, TX

If you are looking for a house in the suburbs, but can’t part with the dream of living near the water this gorgeous four bedroom, three and half bath may be the one for you! Beautiful interiors, upgrades throughout, award winning school district, and no back neighbors!