The whole world knows about Austin, but only a knowledgeable few know about Dripping Springs real estate. Scarcely a day goes by, without some bit of press heralding Austin Texas as THE place to be, driving a stampede of newcomers scrambling to stake their claim. As bidding wars escalate with weary home buyers desperate to scrape out a patch of space to call home, a lucky few have stopped to consider the Hill Country beyond it. Get to know Dripping Springs and it’s amazing neighborhoods like Belterra, Headwaters, and more below.
Welcome to Dripping Springs, Texas—a vibrant growing community in the hill country where worlds intersect against a backdrop of rolling hills and winding creeks.Located just on the outskirts of Austin, Dripping Springs has the benefits of a small town but with easy access to all that the “big city” of Austin has to offer.
Sometimes referred to as “Drip” by the locals, Dripping Springs boasts an impressive variety of neighborhoods.
You will find master planned communities with family friendly amenities like Headwaters, HighPointe and Belterra alongside neighborhoods with acreage lots and majestic hill country views like Saratoga Hills, Medlin Creek and Sawyer Ranch.
You don’t have to go far to also find gorgeous ranches and large acreage estates.
Along the country roads with names that start with “Ranch Road” and “Farm to Market”, you’ll find a rich assortment of activities for all ages: live music (Hudson’s, Mercer Street Dance Hall, etc…), swimming holes (Hamilton Pool & Preserve), wineries and breweries, shopping (Mercer St and Belterra Village), wedding and event venues, and some of the best BBQ in Texas (Salt Lick).
Dripping Springs, founded in the late 1840s, is a place with great pride and rich history (Poundhouse) but also embraces the future (Sycamore school building, or a modern looking structure, Belterra Village).
It’s a place where you slow down to let the deer cross the road on your way to a trendy shared work space with locally grown coffee. It’s a place where stunning sunsets provide a backdrop for quiet backyards, local festivals and weddings.
It’s a place where you can stop at a light and find yourself sitting between a Tesla and a truck trailer with a bull in the back.
In addition to being the official wedding capital of Texas, Dripping Springs boasts an exceptional, award-winning school district and state of the art school facilities.
A 100% graduation rate for the 2019 school year speaks for itself! Dripping Springs blends tradition and innovation, work and play, city and country.
If you want the best of all worlds, let us show you what Dripping Springs truly has to offer!
Beyond the traffic and construction within the Austin city limits, there are homes for sale in Dripping Springs with miles of unspoiled vistas, quiet privacy, gentle waterways and peaceful communities built on mutual respect for the past, present and future generations all within few minutes drive west of the capital city.
Where is Dripping Springs, TX?
Dripping Springs is a mid-sized city located about 35 miles (25 minutes) southwest of Austin, TX along Highway 290. Many people refer to this area as the Hill Country as it’s know for its tall hills of limestone and granite.
How big is Dripping Springs, TX?
Dripping Springs is a relatively small city with a popular right around 4,000. The city itself makes up about 4 square miles.
What real estate options are available in Dripping Springs, TX?
In terms of real estate, there is a size, price point, and lifestyle for anyone. Prospective homebuyers can find a brand new home in a master-planned community as easily as they’ll find a farm and ranch style home on sizable acreage. There are relatively few apartment and condo options, most of the available real estate is comprised of single family homes. Pricing can range anywhere from the 200s well up into the millions.
Is Dripping Springs ISD a good school district?
The Dripping Springs Independent School District serves just under 7,000 students between Pre-K to 12th grade across 7 school campuses (1 high school, 2 middle schools, and 4 elementary schools). In 2019, the Dripping Springs ISD received an ‘A’ rating from the Texas Education Agency.
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