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Rough Hollow is a luxury lakefront and resort community tucked away in the serenity of Texas Hill Country. Located in Lakeway, Texas, Rough Hollow offers the very best of lakeside living near one of the country’s fastest growing cities. Defined by direct lake access, resort-style amenities, award-winning homes and a well-renowned school district, Rough Hollow enhances and extends the casual elegance of this intimate Lake Travis city. 

No matter where you are, once you experience Rough Hollow, you'll know you're home.


Realize the Vision

Legend Communities, headquartered in Austin, TX, is a full-service developer of single-family residential, multi-family residential, active adult communities and associated commercial projects in Central Texas, California and Colorado. Legend Communities and its affiliate company, located in California, have earned extraordinary recognition for their projects from a number of highly-regarded local and national industry associations including the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the National Association of Home Builders and the City of Austin Green Builder Program. The company places an emphasis on giving back to their surrounding communities through business, civic and charitable contributions. For more information about Legend Communities, please visit

Rough Hollow is exclusively marketed by Legacy International Resort Properties. Legacy, led by Philip Jalufka, is a real estate consulting, sales and marketing firm, specializing in resort master planned communities. The company was strategically created in association with the resort development group of Cushman & Wakefield. In order to effectively service developers worldwide, the companies utilize more than 200 offices in 55 countries. For more information about Legacy, please visit

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Learn From the Best

Rough Hollow is served by the award-winning Lake Travis Independent School District (LTISD), ranked #9 in the state of Texas and #2 in the Austin Area. LTISD has recently deemed itself “The Destination District” as a result of the large amount of families moving into the district due to its reputation of academic and athletic success. Our youngest Rough Hollow residents currently attend Serene Hill Elementary School. LTISD is currently in the process of building a new elementary school that will serve the Rough Hollow community for the 2020 school year. Our pre-teen and teen residents attend Lake Travis Middle School and Lake Travis High School. Lake Travis Middle School has been recognized by the Duke University Talent Identification Program for their excellent PSAT and ACT scores. Based on STAR testing, Lake Travis Middle School has also been rated above average for their education quality and continues to show year after year academic improvement when compared to other rivaling programs. Lake Travis High School is no different in its academic success. Since 1998, Lake Travis High School has earned 29 state championships in University Interscholastic League athletics and academics, as well as extracurricular clubs and activities. While boasting a 95% graduation rate, Lake Travis High School has also been named one of the “Best High Schools for Athletes” in the Austin area.


Serene Hills Elementary

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Serene Hills Elementary strives to create a positive learning environment geared to meet the needs of students, teachers, and the community. Students are expected to gain self-esteem, problem solving skills and leadership qualities, and to develop a team player attitude as they acquire a life-long desire to learn.
Language arts, reading, writing, math, science, and social studies are integrated through a unit approach. Social skills and character education, including behavioral expectations, are taught daily. Students are expected to make good decisions for their learning and behavior based on the lessons they are taught. A reading support specialist is available to offer help as needed. In the library, students learn to enjoy literature and use the library to develop research skills.
Serene Hills Elementary offers art, music, physical education, and computer classes. The campus also offers a variety of support programs, such as Resource, Inclusion, S.A.I.L. (Student Assistance in Learning), Speech, Special Education, Discovery (Gifted and Talented Program), counseling, health services, after-school extended care, tutorials (for Grades 2-5), and community education classes.


Lake Travis Middle School

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The goal of Lake Travis Middle School (LTMS) is to develop a community of lifelong learners by providing a safe, educationally rich environment that promotes academic excellence, personal growth and service to our community. LTMS currently serves over 1,200 students in a beautiful, state-of-the-art school overlooking the Texas Hill Country.
The curriculum at the newly-reconstructed campus is designed around the core academic classes of mathematics, science, language arts, and social studies. The elective curriculum offers a broad array of courses including athletics, health, physical education, Spanish (8th), dance, art, choir, theatre arts, band, orchestra, yearbook, and several different technology courses.
Students at all grade levels have the opportunity to participate in UIL academic competitions, National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), Government Club (student council) and Fine Arts competitions, as well as an array of other school-sponsored clubs. UIL athletic competition is offered for Grades 7 and 8 in football, basketball, volleyball, track and field, tennis and golf. Seventh and eighth graders may also participate in cheerleading and the Jazz Co. Dance Team.


Lake Travis High School

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Lake Travis High School is a nationally-recognized, comprehensive high school serving approximately 2,200 students. The school offers more than 210 courses utilizing a multi-level curriculum designed to meet the needs of each student. Fourteen Pre-AP and 26 Advanced Placement courses are offered in English, math, science, social studies, computer science, other languages, music and art. A variety of career and technical courses are also offered. A special education life skills program is available to meet the needs of identified students. The school operates on an alternating block format with four, 90-minute classes meeting every other day. Four 9-week terms comprise the school year. Terms 1 and 2 make up the fall semester from August to December, while Terms 3 and 4 make up the spring semester from January to May.
In addition, a strong athletic program offers participation in 17 competitive sports. Students also have the opportunity to participate in band, drill team, cheerleading, choir, orchestra, debate, theater and UIL academic activities. There are also more than 50 student clubs and organizations across the campus.