Southwest Austin Real Estate Blog
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.
Useful Ridgeview Links
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...
Coloring Contest Winner: July/August 2017
Congratulations to our July - August coloring contest winner, Emmelyn Chavis (6). Emmelyn received a $25 Toys R Us gift card. Congratulations Emmelyn!
This months contest was hard to judge, as we got many submissions for this cute gang of critters! Be sure to keep an eye out for our 'back to school' themed coloring contest next issue! Thank you to everyone that submitted their artwork, and we look forward to seeing more next month!
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