Situated among a cluster of small, rural towns that make up the Sam Rayburn South area of East Texas is the community of Zavalla. Although this quaint town only has 701 residents, it is a thriving community that caters to people interested in a quiet, slower pace of living.
With Lake Sam Rayburn and the Sam Rayburn Reservoir right around the corner, residents of Zavalla are never without something to do. One of the reasons Zavalla is so popular among outdoor enthusiasts is its proximity to all things nature. For buyers searching for low-maintenance living or those who want to build a customized home on a large plot of land, Zavalla will not disappoint.
Playing in Zavalla
Everyday can be an opportunity to play outdoors with recreational activities that are just beyond the front doors of residents. Lake Sam Rayburn is just 22.7 miles from Zavalla and offers a plethora of activities that include:
- Water skiing
- Plus, so much more!
If you don’t have a boat, no worries! There are plenty of marinas in the area that will happily rent motorboats, canoes, jet skis, and other watercraft for a few hours, if not a day of fun on the lake.
Zavalla may be a small community, but it has plenty of neighbors. Towns that surround Zavalla include:
Working in Zavalla
As part of the Sam Rayburn South community, Zavalla residents benefit from employment opportunitiesthat exist in the major industries in the area, namely, timber, nursing, and education. If you’d like to teach, inquire with the Zavalla Independent School District as well as the school districts in the nearby communities of Jasper, Brookeland, and Colmesneil.
Buyers interested in taking a tour of Zavalla or learning more about the real estate available in this lake community should call the Sam Rayburn South real estate team at the Allman Company to schedule an appointment with one of our outstanding team members.