Community Spotlight: Goldenwood
Tucked away in the hill country, Goldenwood is a hidden gem between Southwest Austin and Dripping Springs. If you’re looking for a room to spread out, the large acreage lots in Goldenwood are the perfect setting. Homeowners can spot plenty of wildlife on their property, and many residents keep horses, goats, and chickens. Although Goldenwood is part of the Dripping Springs school district, it is just thirty minutes from downtown Austin. Goldenwood is located at Goldenwood Way off of Crystal Hill Drive, which is accessible from FM 1826. The zip code for Goldenwood is 78737.
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Community Spotlight: Overlook Estates
About Overlook Estates
Overlook Estates is a community currently being developed along Lenape Trail. Homes for sale in Overlook Estates are perfect for homeowners looking to buy a piece of their very own land in Hill Country. Overlook Estates homes sit on at least half an acre of land, or more, making the community perfect for sprawling home design spaces and families looking to invest in beautiful greenery.
Overlook Estates real estate commonly feature spacious floor plans, generously landscaped outdoor areas, and magnificent views of Hill Country as featured in large, strategic windows. Overlook Estates not only features amazing views and designer homes. It is also conveniently close to nearby shopping, dining, and entertainment attractions. Located near Hwy 71 off Thomas Springs Road along Lenape Trail and Lenape Drive and 290 West, it is close to many commercial establishments.The ZIP code for Overlook Estates is 78736.
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Community Spotlight: Legend Oaks
About Legend Oaks
Legend Oaks has a family-friendly atmosphere situated in the beautiful Hill Country surrounding. Homes in this community feature mature trees and fabulous greenbelt views giving the neighborhood an isolated feel. Legend Oaks provide a variety of housing for young professionals, families, retirees and more. In this master-planned community, residents have access to private parks, two pools, tennis courts, entertainment areas, a new playscape and walking trails. With a convenient location close to the newly built Escarpment Village, residents have great access to local shopping and dining.
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- Austin Independent School District
- Patton Elementary School
- Clint Small Middle School
- Bowie High School
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Community Spotlight: Covered Bridge
About Covered Bridge Homes
Covered Bridge belongs to the Oak Hill communities situated at the edge of Texas Hill Country. Known for its spacious family homes, convenient access to employment opportunities, and to the amenities available downtown, Covered Bridge homes are a favored choice for families wanting to achieve the perfect work-life balance. There is no covered bridge in the community, but Covered Bridge is famous for its recreational parks, nature trails, and wonderful views. Kids enjoy the Covered Bridge’s water park, as well as a series of community events hosted by the Covered Bridge Homeowners Association.
Covered Bridge home buyers can choose from a flexible set of home design plans, thanks to Covered Bridge’s four different builders. With a conscious effort to provide variety and cater to a larger buyer base, Covered Bridge home buyers can expect to find a home that perfectly suits their needs and wants.
Covered Bridge residents can fulfill their shopping needs at nearby Sunset Valley and the Hill Country Galleria. For career professionals, companies like Freescale and the new AMD are conveniently close by. Located off Hwy 71, Covered Bridge Austin is just one mile west of the Y in Oak Hill (Hwy 71 and 290 W intersection) at Covered Bridge Drive. With a 78736 zip code, enjoy the convenience of living close to downtown and Austin’s major employers in a family-friendly environment.
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Community Spotlight: Heritage Oaks
About Heritage Oaks Homes for Sale in Georgetown TX
Heritage Oaks is a well-established, suburban region near historic Georgetown, Texas. An active adult community, the 417 homes in this resort-style neighborhood are designed to be low-maintenance and entertainment-friendly by the national builder, Jimmy Jacobs Homes. Buyers should note that most "active adult" communities require at least one owner to be age 55 or older.
Heritage Oaks homes for sale range in size from 1,400 to 3,000+ square feet with Texas traditional and Tuscan-influenced single-family custom homes. Most residences are 1-story with brick and stone elevations. The developer created unique 2-bedroom, 2-bedroom and den, and 3-bedroom floor plans with options that have made each home unique. Heritage Oaks homes for sale feature spacious kitchens with breakfast bars, master suites with jet tubs, and open great rooms with fireplaces.
Heritage Oaks' homeowners enjoy many community exclusive amenities. Residents can use the grand ballroom, hobby area and game room for private events. Avid readers can check out the amenities center library. Weightlifters can benefit from the 24-hour fitness club. Area employers including Dell, Apple, and St. David's Georgetown Hospital are also an easy commute from Heritage Oaks homes.
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Community Spotlight: Meridian
Meridian, a new master-planned community in Southwest Austin with excellent amenities, community pool, a private lake covering 10 acres as well as a new elementary school. The major builders for this community include David Weekley, Wilshire and Meritage, and many of the wooded home sites back to an extensive greenbelt. Prices in the 800-lot development begin in the low $300s and extend up to nearly $700K.
Meridian enjoys easy access to the Grey Rock Golf Course and Circle C Tennis Club, as well as a nearby HEB and Central Market Café. Residents partake in the shopping and entertainment at Barton Creek Mall or make the short fifteen-minute drive to downtown museums and restaurants. Meridian Austin is located at SH 45 and RM 1826, south of Circle C. From east SH 45, turn right on Meridian Boulevard. The zip code for Meridian is 78739.
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Community Spotlight: Belterra
Belterra is a neighborhood located on the southwest side of Austin, Texas. Living at Belterra means you don't have to choose between the Austin city experience and the Hill Country lifestyle, Dripping Springs affords community members the best of both worlds. Big skies and bold topography surround a thriving community already engaged in exciting events and outdoor adventures.
The community also brings the lifestyle of nearby Austin to the forefront. Residents bond together over live music and entertainment, food truck block parties, and poolside movies.
Belterra is recognized as Austin’s premier master planned community real estate option. At the 16th Annual Business Journal’s real estate awards luncheon, Austin's most successful Realtors and homebuilders were identified and honored.
Belterra was recognized because of the lifestyle provided by the community. This Dripping Springs real estate gem showcases all of the amenities you would expect in an award-winning community. Complete with a recreation center, aquatic center, state of the art gym, and trail system; there is always something available to connect with nature, friends, and family. Also within the community are award-winning schools and programs that bring families together.
If real estate in Dripping Springs Texas is something you are considering, there is no better community than award-winning Belterra.
Community Spotlight: Granada Hills
About Granada Hills
Granada Hills features homes, built in the late 70’s and 80’s that sit on large lots, and are shaded by mature trees since the neighborhood is well established. The homes are mostly ranch style, with brick exteriors. Granada Hills’ homes for sale are priced from the $200’s to the high $400’s and range in size from 2,500 to 4,500 square feet.
Granada Hills is perfect for those looking to live in a more country/rural-style while being close to city indulgences. Granada Hills is located about 13 miles from the heart of downtown Austin. The entrance is situated near the intersection of RM 1826 and Circle Drive off Highway 290. The zip code for Granada Hills is 78737.
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Community Spotlight: Deer Haven
About Deer Haven
Bordered by the Blowing Sink Preserve, Deer Haven is a small community of homes built in the early 2000s. Featuring brick exteriors and spacious floor plans, all surrounded by dense greenery, this community is a popular place to call home. Homes tend to range in the $200s and $300s, and range in size from 2,200 to 3,200 square feet. Deer Haven residents are in one of the best parts of South Austin. Whether they are biking at the 3-mile long Veloway trail, catching a new film at the neighborhood Alamo Drafthouse, or taking their kids to Nature Nights at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, residents can always enjoy South Austin’s many attractions. Just across the street from the neighborhood, homeowners can be found hiking at the Goat Cave Karst Nature Preserve in hopes of catching a glimpse of the protected bats located within the preserve. There's alsoDick Nichols Park, the summer hangout spot for neighborhood kids that boasts a sparkling pool. Deer Haven puts residents right in the thick of it, literally and figuratively. With numerous outdoor parks and other fun things to do and see, Deer Haven homeowners never have to travel far for classic Austin entertainment.
About Deer Haven
Deer Haven is a beautiful community located in Southwest Austin established in 2003. This small community features award-winning David Weekley Homes, with many of the homes sitting...
Community Spotlight: Ridgeview
Ridgeview is a Pulte and Ashton Woods development a stone’s throw away from Y in Oak Hill. With home prices ranging between $300,000 and $500,000. There are many perks to having a home in Ridgeview; the location is strategic, the community has wonderful recreational facilities like pools, playgrounds, and parks, and it enjoys one of the lowest tax rates in the area.
Just minutes past the Y in Oak Hill sits Ridgeview Austin, a new neighborhood by Pulte and Ashton Woods. With brand new homes ranging from the low $300s to around $500K in popular Southwest Austin, the neighborhood has taken off since its late 2012 opening. Homeowners will appreciate the neighborhood's location, community pool, and park, as well as one of the lowest tax rates (est. 2% in 2013) in the area.
As Southwest Austin is rapidly growing, it's no wonder Ridgeview is a desirable community to call home. Ridgeview Austin is located off South View Road. From the intersection of Highway 71 and Highway 290 (the Y in Oak Hill), turn left on South View Road, then left on Vantage Point Drive. The zip code for the Ridgeview is 78737.
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Community Spotlight: Circle C Ranch
About Circle C
Circle C Ranch, or simply Circle C as locals call it, is a large master-planned community in southwest Austin, Texas. Development began in 1982 and the first homes in the community were built in 1986. Today, Circle C Ranch is a community with over 4,800 homes. It has its own golf course, tennis club, swim centers, a fire station, and 500 acres of dedicated park land (Zilker Park). Since 2011, Circle C Ranch has seen a steady increase in median housing values. In 2013, the recorded median value of Circle C Homes was $335,000, with its new value recorded to be 9.7% higher than that of last year.
Places to See, Things to Do
Circle C Ranch properties are conveniently located near the famous Barton Springs of Zilker Park-- a perfect place to beat the summer heat. Circle C Ranch is also home to an 18-hole golf course called the Grey Rock Golf Club, where annual competitions are held. The Circle C Swim Center opened in 2012 and offers an Olympic-size heated pool and a more family-oriented swimming pool for both formal and informal swimming events. Aside from these wonderfully-maintained amenities, there are also privately-managed spas, wellness centers, and local bars conveniently located nearby.
For your shopping needs, Circle C Ranch is home to the Escarpment Village Shopping Center and...
Community Spotlight: Beckett Meadows
About Beckett Meadows
Built in the early 1990s, homes here are made with brick exteriors and attached garages, giving the neighborhood a very suburban feel. Mature trees shade almost all of the yards in Beckett Meadows and most residents add their own vegetation to enhance the nature surrounding them. Homes in Beckett Meadows vary in size between 2,000 and 2,700 square feet, with prices mostly in the mid $200’s.
Residents have a wide variety of options open to explore, as Dick Nichols District Park is right next door. The park includes basketball, tennis and volleyball courts as well as a community pool. Beckett Meadows is the perfect neighborhood for an affordable living just outside central Austin. Beckett Meadows Austin is located less than a mile west of Mopac at the intersection of Beckett Road and Convict Hill Road. The zip code for Becket Meadows is 78749.
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Community Spotlight: Maple Run
About Maple Run
Maple Run is located at Davis Lane and Brodie Lane with a number of different entrances. They were built in the 1980s and average about 1,800 square feet with open 3 or 4-bedroom floor plans. Homes in Maple Run typically range in price from the high $100s to $200s. Many houses feature covered entries, 2-car garages, and decorative front doors. High-vaulted ceilings, large kitchens with dining area, family rooms with fireplace and glass doors that open onto lovely, fenced yards are just a few of the amazing interior amenities offered. Maple Run's charming suburban location with access to modern conveniences make it a great choice to call home.
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