Home seekers will enjoy the many different neighborhoods to choose from here, as well as the variety of houses, condos and townhomes available. Depending on where you settle, you could be right downtown, next to a popular community park or near top-rated schools.
We hope that our website's community information will help you to choose between the many wonderful areas; each has a lot to offer the home buyer.
Close to all you love about Austin, Addison is a livable, walkable new home community with great floor plans from the area’s top builders. Add in miles of planned hike & bike trails and sidewalks woven into dedicated green space, a private residents’ pool and community pavilion, creekscape boundaries and a tree-lined boulevard entry means residents at Addison can enjoy living more.
Only 15 minute easy access to downtown and all the things you love about Austin.
Allandale lies close-in and contains a wealth of older homes, stately trees, and historic buildings and sites from the city’s earliest expansion. The area is bounded by Mopac/Loop 1, Interstate 35, Highway 183, and FM 2222 (with a dip down to 45th Street to include the Rosedale neighborhood). Allandale includes several communities laid out on the city’s old grid and built around a series of neighborhood parks and green areas. These neighborhoods are close to downtown and well served.
The planned community of Anderson Mill sits at the junction of highways 183 and 45. Just south of Cedar Park, it lies outside the heavy traffic of Central Austin but offers easy access to the city. Anderson Mill offers community centers, pools, and parks, and continues to be a popular alternative to pricier and more crowded urban neighborhoods, especially for families of employees of the many tech-sector businesses in North Austin.
Arrowhead Ranch, a master planned community of luxury homes in the beautiful town of Dripping Springs, TX, located just west of Austin. Featuring premium community amenities and beautiful new homes, starting from the mid $300s, Arrowhead Ranch is the perfect place for your Hill Country home.
Austin is the 11th largest city in the United States and the capital of Texas. With many new technology jobs and start-ups moving to Texas it is also one of the fastest growing populations in the country. Austin features an eclectic mix of real estate opportunities from sky-scraping condos to chic bungalows.
Barton Creek West is a fantastic community west of Austin on 2244. It is a spacious development with broad streets, large houses and lots of green space. Residents have access to a large greenbelt, with active creeks, grottos, hiking trails and mountain biking trails.
Only 20 minutes from Downtown, it is accessible to all of your needs, but still far enough out that you’ll have space and fresh air.
Bastrop is a small town 30 miles east of Austin on HWY 71. Bastrop features a beautiful historic Downtown that dates back to 1832 but also features lots of new development and plenty of places to eat and shop. Bastrop is a great combination of small town feel, in town necessities and easy access to the big city for anything else you might need.
Bauerle Ranch is a scenic southwest Austin neighborhood located in a 300-acre nature preserve. Residents in Bauerle Ranch enjoy nature trails as well as a community park with playgrounds, picnic areas, and pool. Easy travel times to nearby shopping. Quick commutes via MoPac Expressway, Slaughter and Brodie Lanes.
Belterra is a master-planned community located about 16 miles from Downtown Austin, at the gateway to the Hill Country, in the Dripping Springs ISD. It features resort-style amenities including a dozen unique neighborhood parks, a recreation center, and a swim complex. Belterra residents can enjoy access to hiking, biking and nature trails, as well as abundant greenbelt spaces that inspired the community’s goal of “life wide open.”
JC and Nancy Bryson established the Bryson tract in the Texas hill Country in 1872. They built the first two rooms of their farmstead using Cedar from Bastrop and Limestone from the San Gabriel River. Their 800-Acre farm was used for livestock grazing, cash crops and family gatherings. Today, Bryson is the perfect blend of natural beauty with modern day convenience. It is close to everything, but a world apart.
Buda, Texas is located 15 miles south of Downtown Austin along the I-35 Corridor in the Texas Hill Country region. Visitors will find it convenient to stop at our destinations along I-35, but will experience the true heart of Buda just off the beaten path of the interstate in Downtown Buda.
Enjoy hill country views from the acreage home sites Butler Ranch Estates has to offer. Served by Dripping Springs ISD, Butler Ranch Estates is the perfect haven from the hustle and bustle of city living while still maintaining a close proximity to modern conveniences.
Caliterra is a large development that is Southwest of Austin in Dripping Springs. It is located one mile south of Hwy 290 on South RR 12 near FM 150. Amenities are focused on a hill country aesthetic. The building plan for the community will preserve 50% of the total development for community open space, hill country views, trees, and wildlife. That is 300 out of 600 acres left to be undeveloped land for the enjoyment of residents.
Cassena Ranch, just minutes from Burleson Crossing and Woodland Village shopping centers in Bastrop, offers 80-acres of planned, restricted community living. Home seekers have the luxury of choosing from over one-acre lots to situate a custom built home using a builder of choice. This community is located just down Highway 304 approximately 25 minutes from Austin-Bergstrom Airport.
North of Highway 183, a variety of residential neighborhoods spread out between Loop 1/Mopac and Interstate 35. Well-served by retail centers and easy access to the city’s major highways, these communities lie close to several of Austin’s major tech-sector employers such as Dell and IBM. There are diverse living options throughout the area, including modest apartment and condo buildings along the arterials, though many of the residential areas are classically Austin.
Cedar Park Town Center is one of the newer planned development areas in Cedar Park, TX. The Cedar Park Town Center neighborhood is a master planned development that incorporates shopping areas, a community center, parks, walkways, a community pool, and playground.
Circle C is a master-planned community located in Southwest Austin, about 12 miles from downtown. Its proximity to the city center and considerable amenities make it a popular bedroom community. There are multiple neighborhood parks, swimming pools, and hiking and biking trails. Nearby outdoor spaces include the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Circle C Metropolitan Park, the Slaughter Creek Trails, Greyrock Golf and Tennis Club, and a 3.1-mile paved veloway.
Boasting spectacular sunsets, Colovista is nestled in the soaring pines above the banks of the Colorado River just 5 miles away from the conveniences of Bastrop. With four communities, Colovista offers options when it comes to choosing a home, condo or existing lot. Whether living in the rolling hills or the prairie, residents enjoy an 18-hole golf course, swimming pool and The View, an upscale bar and restaurant with views spanning the horizon. Children attend Smithville ISD.
Covered Bridge offers breathtaking hill country home sites in a community of approximately 290 single family homes. Covered Bridge was built in the mid-2000s with homes ranging in size from 2200 to over 4500 square feet. Lots range from 60×120 feet to over one acre. The Gardens at Covered Bridge is located at the entrance to the subdivision on Highway 71 and includes 51 condominiums.
Crystal Falls is a master planned community located in the northwest corner of the Hill Country, featuring a wide variety of property options for buyers. Home buyers can choose from the more traditionally scaled Highlands, Crystal Cove and Mesa Oaks or the Golf Course views of the Fairways and Cap Rock. Gated custom home sites on acreage lots await buyers in Grand Mesa. Amenities abound in the community with two pools, tennis courts and a frisbee golf course.
Along the banks of the Colorado River amongst pecan trees, Doty River Estates, a small subdivision, offers peaceful single-family homes and lots on Hwy. 71 just outside of Smithville. Some lots have river access while others are appropriate for horses. Light restrictions are associated with this subdivision.
Double Eagle Ranch is centrally located between Austin and Bastrop. Within 10 minutes of Austin and the Bergstrom International Airport, this community offers convenience for the homeowner that works and plays in Austin, but still provides a small town alternative being just nine miles from charming Bastrop. Minutes from IH130 gives the homeowner quick access to and around the Austin corridor.
Salt Lick owner Scott Roberts is building what could be called a small town. His Driftwood Economic Development Municipal Management District will bring 150 homes, a winery and restaurant, plus retail and hotel space to the 453 acres surrounding his iconic barbeque restaurant and event center. Infrastructure for the development is currently under construction.
Nestled among the rolling hills, residents of communities in the Hill Country enjoy sweeping views and expanses of blue sky. This is an excellent area for horse owners, folks looking for farm or ranch land or people just looking for somewhere to escape the city. There are plenty of locations in The Hill Country that are still very convenient to Austin and San Antonio, but presents a relaxing escape from city life.
Just South of the river and the destination for students and working folks looking for an affordable place to live close to downtown. The area has a constantly replenishing population of college students, which has resulted in a strong Longhorns culture and a plentiful supply of modestly priced apartments. Look for East Riverside to transform in coming years. As Austin continues to grow, it’s the next logical step for expansion of culture and nightlife, and the change has already begun!
Easton park is a new community popping up in Southeast Austin from Brookfield Residential. Easton Park will feature new homes starting in the 230’s and eventually a robust shopping center. Uniquely positioned at the end of William Cannon and McKinney Falls Parkway this community is across the street from McKinney Falls state park.
Flintrock Falls has it all – golf, tennis, swimming, country club amenities, and this luxurious community is only minutes from shopping, new medical facilities, the active life of Austin and the spectacular Lake Travis! Lake Travis is the largest lake in the Highland Lakes chain, ideal for water recreation including boating, swimming, and more.
Great schools, shopping, services, recreation, natural beauty and easy access to major job centers -- you’ll find all the things that contribute to a wonderful quality of life at Founders Ridge, our new community in the Dripping Springs area.
Gateway 26 Doors is a new residential sub-division located in the heart of Dripping Springs, Texas. Twenty-six condo units, each a 2 bedroom 2 bathroom floorplan with over 1,200 square feet of living space, will provide an alternative to apartment living or traditional residential developments.
The city of Georgetown is located 28 miles north of Austin in Williamson County on I-35. This historic city has a small town feel and features a beautiful downtown with Victorian architecture, as well as many art galleries, parks, and pools. Georgetown is home to Southwestern University and the Texas Life Sciences Collaboration Center, which has brought a number of bioscience companies to the city.
New Homes in Dripping Springs, TX From the $300's - $700's. Hill Country’s majestic views, abundant wildlife, and rolling hills don’t come at a cost—quick commutes, world-class dining, and other urban pleasures are still on the menu.
A beautiful Hill Country master-planned community only 25 minutes away from Austin. Highpointe is in the exemplary rated Dripping Springs Independent School District. The community boasts a community amenities center with a pool and fitness center. A new elementary and middle school will be opening just outside Highpointe in 2017.
The Hyde Park Historical District sits north of the University of Texas, between 38th and 51st, and is one of the most densely-populated and sought-after residential neighborhoods in Austin. As Lake Austin’s historical designation suggests, the community of Hyde Park has been settled since early in the city’s history, and it was considered to be Austin’s first suburb. A suburb no more, its location is now considered desirable central, with easy access to the UT campus and quick transit downtown.
On the banks of the rolling Texas Hill Country, halfway between the tech and music capital of Austin, and the culture, cuisine, and history of San Antonio is San Marcos, a thriving, fast-growing town that retains its main street charm.
Striving to maintain small-town charm while being the fifth fastest growing city in Texas, Kyle is positioning itself to be a vital part of the corridor of economic development. A gateway to the Hill Country, Kyle is just a few miles away from natural attractions, shopping, and historic landmarks.
A subdivision featuring 192 rolling, mostly wooded lots, the La Reata subdivision is located about 15 minutes from Bastrop or Smithville on Highway 304. With a Property Owners Association and some lots part of a Wildlife Management Program, La Reata strives to preserve the natural allure of this location nestled amongst oak, pine, and cedar trees with some lots including creeks or meadows. Some lots do include the 1D1 agricultural tax exemption. Children attend Smithville ISD.
Separated from Lady Bird Lake by the Tom Miller Dam, Lake Austin is a reservoir on the Colorado River popular for aquatic recreation and notable for its scenic limestone bluffs. The lake stretches from the Mansfield Dam in far Northwest Austin, through upscale neighborhoods throughout the Lake Hills area, along with the business corridor of Loop 360, and down to the Tarrytown and Westfield neighborhoods only minutes from the heart of the city.
Located in the peace and beauty of the Hill Country, Ledge Stone residents are still a short 25 minutes from downtown Austin. This gated community features gorgeous hill country views and many of its lots back up to greenbelt. It features an amenities center, hiking and biking trails, and numerous parks for its residents.
Nestled in the beautiful hills west of Austin, residents of Lost Creek enjoy gorgeous scenery and sweeping views. Blanketed by wildflowers in the spring, and decorated for Christmas by the community in winter, the 360 corridor alongside Lost Creek offers a beautiful and easy way to reach downtown via Mopac or North Austin via 183.
Located on the site of the old Austin municipal airport, just off Airport Boulevard, the Mueller redevelopment is a prime example of a modern planned community. Less than three miles northeast of downtown and the University of Texas, it’s an ongoing project with a focus on sustainability, accessibility, and culture. It features parks and trails, business centers, shops, theaters, a regular farmers’ market, the UT Medical Research Campus, close connections to city transit.
Classic 1950s homes make the crop of new thrift shops and vintage goods boutiques a natural fit, and in spite of the area’s increasing popularity, it retains a variety of small local cafes, bookstores, and various “Austin weird” merchants and services. North Loop lies just far enough out of Downtown and the University area that the streets aren’t crowded, but along the major thoroughfares new apartment and condo developments promise plenty of growth to come.
Oak Hill is a collection of neighborhoods in Southwest Austin, loosely defined based on participation in the Oak Hill Association of Neighborhoods. Despite being annexed by the city of Austin, it still retains a strong community spirit. Residents of the more than 89 neighborhoods in Oak Hill, enjoy living in established, family-friendly communities close to shopping and Austin ISD schools. Many of them feature wide streets lined with the stately oak trees that give Oak Hill its name.
While Old West Austin denotes a specific neighborhood immediately west of Downtown, it is also used to refer to a collection of small neighborhoods bordered loosely by Guadalupe Street on the east and Mopac Expressway (Loop 1) on the west. Lying near the Capitol Grounds and filled with stately historic homes, spreading, shady lawns, and some of Austin’s most prominent citizens, the neighborhoods of Old West Austin are among the city’s most prestigious residential areas.
An all natural community with new homes in Liberty Hill, TX. East of liberty hill, Texas, a stately grove of classic oaks stands at the center of Orchard Ridge, a new master-planned community in the Texas Hill Country offering homes in Liberty Hill TX that create a sense of place. It's the perfect location for the nature enthusiast whether it's camping, hiking, or swimming in the rivers.
Parker Ranch is a private development of single family duplex homes located in the center of southwest Austin across the street from one of AISD's premier elementary schools. Located on a 6.11-acre wooded lot at the southeast corner of Westgate and Davis Lane, Parker Ranch offers 36 high-quality homes designed and appointed for today's active lifestyle.
Ideally situated on the banks of the Colorado River, Pecan Park is a stunning 311± acre mixed-use development that offers the serenity of river frontage and the convenience of Highway 71 frontage, making this the ideal residential community and a perfectly positioned commercial park.
Tucked between Bastrop and Smithville in the Lost Pines, Pine Forest provides a natural habitat where homeowners regularly view deer, turkey, and other wildlife. Part of this subdivision, shaded by oaks, pine, cedar and other vegetation, is restricted for custom homes while one particular section of Pine Forest offers lots for modular home owners. Depending upon the section, children attend either Bastrop ISD or Smithville ISD.
Rimrock features expansive greenbelts and sweeping views of the hill country located just 10 miles outside Austin. While you may feel on your own among the rolling hills and natural springs, Rim Rock has many unique options for daytime or evening outings. For some of Central Texas' best shopping, only minutes away from the popular Hill Country Galleria, and Barton Square Mall.
If you are looking for acreage home sites north of Austin there is still room in Rio Ancho Ranch in Liberty Hill. Rio Ancho Ranch is tucked away off Hwy 29 but is an easy commute to Cedar Park, Leander or North Austin. Being a little off of the beaten path is how Rio Ancho Ranch manages to keep itself peaceful, open and tranquil.
River Crossing is a 164-lot equestrian community located just 15-minutes east of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) in Bastrop, Texas. Home sites range from 2 to 9 acres. Those living in the community have access to horse and nature trails, a community park and a Colorado riverfront dock.
A great place to live in Bastrop County is Riverside Grove because it is convenient to shopping, schools, downtown, parks, and much more. The residents of Riverside Grove get to enjoy the convenience of Bob Bryant city park that fronts the beautiful Colorado River, is pet-friendly, tennis courts, trails throughout, canoe launch, fishing dock, picnic tables, sand volleyball, & soccer fields.
Rocking S Ranches offers small acreage lots in the hills of Cedar Creek in Bastrop County. This small subdivision is close to McKinney Roughs, the Colorado River and the Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort.
Rocky Creek is one of the Austin Hill Country's most anticipated communities. Set in an expansive setting of rolling hills, spectacular views and more than 300 acres of natural habitat, Rocky Creek will be home to just 400 fortunate homeowners. For those who value the peace and tranquility of the Hill Country, proximity to exemplary schools, the convenience of the Hill Country Galleria shopping and Lake Travis area entertainment, there is no place like it!
Rough Hollow is an amenity rich community on Lake Travis. With a private yacht club and marina, community activity manager, golf course, tennis courts and the excellent Lake Travis ISD Rough Hollow has something for everyone. Close to the Hill Country Galleria, you will not have to look far for shopping. Rough Hollow is also equipped with 22 miles of hike and bike trails in its outstanding greenbelt area.
Round Rock, Texas, with a population of around 105,000, is located 15 miles north of Austin in the Central Texas hill country. Round Rock is the 31st largest City in Texas, according to the 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data.
Major employers include Dell, Sears Teleserv, Emerson and Texas Guaranteed Student Loan. Its combined property tax and utility rates are among the lowest in the region. It has an award-winning park system, and critically acclaimed school system.
Rutherford West offers acreage lots in the Central Texas Hill Country, minutes from Austin that are surrounded by a beautiful permanent greenbelt. Located in Driftwood, Texas, Buffington Homes is building some of their most popular floor plans that feature covered patios, media rooms, gourmet kitchens and 3 car garages.
Within this quiet gated enclave of winding streets, the homes of Saratoga Hills are each set upon 1.5-acres of perfectly landscaped lawns. With a backdrop of rolling hills all around, it’s the kind of open space where kids love to explore and parents love to escape. When you consider the excellent schools nearby, it’s really the perfect setting to raise a family.
Also know as The Vistas of Sawyer Ranch, Sawyer Ranch is a community of 175 homes, each home on 1+ acres. From beautiful sunrises to spectacular sunsets, there is much to see as you walk through the friendly streets or along the hiking trail through the canyon. With new improvements to Highway 290 West in Oak Hill, driving to Austin is as easy as a shopping trip to the Galleria in Bee Cave. Add Dripping Springs exemplary schools and you have found the perfect place to live!
Quaint, small-town living can be found in Smithville. Residents enjoy easy access to the Colorado River, an eclectic Main Street with antique shops, community theater, cafes, wine room, and sports bar. Rich in railroad history, this town offers residents the slower pace of living while being centrally located to Austin, San Antonio, and Houston.
Sorento is a gorgeous master planned community located in Travis County nestled within walking distance to Lake Pflugerville. With easy access to major highways in the greater Austin area, this community offers a desirable location near unlimited dining, shopping, and recreation.
South Congress is one of the major arterials in South Austin and is also one of Austin’s “hippest” parts of town. For a long time, South Congress has been the epitome of Austin Weird. The neighborhood of South Congress is loosely defined as the homes on either side of South Congress Ave, between Riverside Drive and Ben White. Living anywhere in that area will give you easy access to the South Congress strip, which has the restaurants, boutiques, bars and music venues that make it a destination
An awesome place to live in south Austin is on or near South Lamar. South Lamar is very similar in most respects to the slightly more celebrated South Congress neighborhood. Being lesser-known doesn’t make it the lesser of the two, though. South Lamar has everything you need. From low-key neighborhood bars with great food to organic grocery stores, South Lamar is a great place to be. Living near South Lamar gives easy access to downtown, Highway 290/71, and Capital of Texas Highway.
Steiner Ranch is an elegant 4,600-acre master-planned community located 25 minutes from Downtown Austin. Its several sections include options for those looking for beautiful hill country views, golf course-side property, or low-maintenance condominiums. Steiner Ranch features a variety of amenities, including three community centers and the University of Texas Golf Club.
Sunset Canyon is a neighborhood of 700+ single-family homes is well-placed between Dripping Springs and Austin, just off US Hwy 290.
Nestled amongst oaks, creeks and limestone bluffs, it truly
is the gateway to the Hill Country.
Sweetwater is a large master-planned community west of Austin on Highway 71. It was created in order to be an escape from the city into the peace of the hill country that still allows for an easy return to Austin for events, work and to see friends and family. While Sweetwater is a relatively new development with only about 300 homes the community will support anywhere from 1600 – 1800 houses by full development.
On the west side of Mopac Expressway (Loop 1) opposite Old West Austin, the Enfield and Tarrytown neighborhoods straddle Enfield Road out to the shores of Lake Austin. Portions of the land in Enfield are owned by the University of Texas, and the roomier, quieter apartments in the neighborhood are favored by graduate students and University staff. North of Enfield and reaching up to 35th Street, at the foot of the limestone bluffs of Mount Bonnell, Tarrytown sits along broad, winding streets.
Hill country living with the luxury of modern conveniences. Those are just a couple of the celebrated qualities you'll love about Texas Heritage Village. Located in Dripping Springs, TX, also known as the "Gateway to the Hill Country", Texas Heritage Village is a community of new, incredibly energy-efficient homes, less than 24 miles from downtown Austin.
The Colony, Bastrop’s premier master-planned community with new homes priced from the $300s. This lush, gated community nestled in the piney woods between Austin and Bastrop offers residents easy access to vibrant city life and the tranquility of country living.
Residents of The Colony live in one of the most beautiful areas near Austin, surrounded by deep forest, scenic lakes and gently rolling hills.
Travis country is a fantastic subdivision in the heart of South Austin. It is situated right next to the place where Mopac and Highway 290/71 meet, making it is very easy to get on the highway headed North, South, East or West! Travis Country has a great amenities center with a pool and a diving well, as well as basketball courts and tennis courts. It also has a greenbelt with excellent hiking.
Across Ladybird Lake from downtown Austin, Travis Heights occupies an enviable position on a hill between Interstate 35 and the most popular stretch of South Congress Avenue. One of Austin’s historic neighborhoods, it was laid out for upscale suburban living but now manages to pack in historic mansions, cozy homes, and reasonable apartment buildings side-by-side while still keeping a reputation for lush green space, shade, and walkable streets much adored by its active residents.
Travisso is a true master-planned community nestled in dramatic hillsides just outside of Austin. From the moment you drive into Travisso, you will find an extraordinary community filled with luxuries and beauty unmatched in the area. Take in the breathtaking views and natural scenery, enjoy the outstanding amenities and know that life at Travisso is truly the good life.
One acre homesites on Hamilton Pool Rd. Find a peaceful retreat with rolling hills, deep canyons, and shady trees. Here, at Vistancia, beautifully designed homes have large yards for kids to explore and spectacular views for parents to enjoy. In an area known for great schools, you’ll find a home that will make family life so much more enjoyable.
Located near I-35 and SH 45 this 96 home community is a hidden gem. Walnut Creek Enclave features greenbelts and a beautiful view, swimming pool and hiking trails. Featuring new home construction by D.R. Horton these are quick move in homes priced from the mid $270’s. Construction is expected to be finished on all units by July 2016, a full list of available properties can be found at the bottom of this page.
Centered on historic Katherine Fleischer Park, the Wells Branch neighborhood runs along both sides of Wells Branch Parkway, north of Central Austin between Mopac/Loop 1 and Interstate 35. An outlying but well-established neighborhood, Wells Branch’s independent Municipal Utility District keeps costs down, and the community boasts a spirit of self-sufficiency that dates back to the park’s historic homestead roots.
Immediately adjacent to the University of Texas, the West Campus neighborhood is dominated by apartment buildings, co-ops, and group housing populated primarily by students and recent graduates. It features a wide range of building styles, from its characteristic older, pastel-colored homes and renovated historical buildings, to modern condos and micro-apartments.
Formerly known as Scenic Greens, this neighborhood west of 290 & RR 12 is on 693 acres planning to have 912 homesites. This community is the first one in the area to adhere to Dripping Spring’s Conservation Design Ordinance.
On the west of Austin’s hip, laid-back southern side, south of Lady Bird Lake, between Mopac Expressway (Loop 1) and South Lamar Boulevard, lie Zilker, next to the famous lakeside park of the same name, and slightly southward, Barton Hills and Spyglass, on either side of the sprawling Barton Creek Greenbelt, a park and nature preserve that runs the length of Barton Creek to the shores of the lake.