Welcome to Hill Country
Embrace the wide-open spaces, scenic countryside, small-town charm, and the spirit of adventure in this pastoral paradise brimming with culture and opportunity.
Sitting atop the Edwards Plateau and stretching across 10,000 square miles of babbling brooks, grasslands, rivers, rolling hills, expansive lakes, and small-town charm, the Texas Hill Country offers residents and visitors alike an experience like no other.
This rural region is full of natural splendor and day trip destinations and has become a haven for those seeking the quiet countryside or searching for farmland, ranches or just a bit more elbow room. Here, you'll discover some of the best barbecue spots in the nation, the freshest locally-grown produce, vibrant culture, exciting festivals, live music, and a fantastic array of housing options. There is something in the Hill Country for everyone, from family-fun festivities to historical landmarks, cultural attractions, and seemingly endless outdoor activities.
What to Love
- Wide-open spaces
- Gorgeous farms and ranches
- Scenic countryside
- Residential and rural
- Outdoor recreation
- Several excellent school districts
People & Lifestyle
Regardless of which Hill Country community you choose to call home, you're guaranteed to find ways to keep you entertained. Explore the many vineyards, distilleries and breweries, enjoy shopping on quaint streets in places like Fredericksburg, Blanco and Wimberley, go hiking or biking through Enchanted Rock or Pedernales Falls State Park, or just make a list of all of the live music venues and art galleries you'd like to visit.
Even though the area may be known for numerous small towns and a mostly rural setting, don't let that fool you into thinking the Hill Country lacks activities. Families, young professionals, and retirees flock to the area to start their lives, raise their families or relax and enjoy their golden years.
When you work with The Veritas Group, you'll be connected to experienced real estate agents who know the intricacies of the Hill Country housing market as well as the latest developments in each of the various communities. They can assist you in beginning your journey of living in this desirable region. Whether you're looking for resort-tier master-planned communities, a quiet suburb, a small ranchette, a lakefront estate, or a modern apartment, The Veritas Group can help you in finding your dream home or Hill Country retreat.
Apart from significant Hill Country areas like Dripping Springs, Spicewood, Driftwood, Southwest Austin, Lake Travis, and Bee Cave, the Veritas Group works in several other neighboring communities, including the following:
- Johnson City: Named after President Lyndon B. Johnson, Johnson City is a small town with a big personality. Along with being home to the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park, Johnson City has several top-notch establishments, like Ronnie's BBQ and Pecan Street Brewing.
- Blanco: Known for being an incredibly tiny and charming rural town, Blanco is still surprisingly chockfull of things to do, from visiting the Blanco Buggy Barn Museum to stopping by Real Ale Brewing Company for a craft beer. Blanco is also known as the "Lavender Capital of Texas”—visit during the summer months to pick your own lavender from the fields.
- Fredericksburg: A German town founded by the Adelsverein, Fredericksburg is famous for its myriad of peach orchards. If you want an authentic German food experience, The Auslander is a must-visit. Nimitz WWII Museum, antique stores and boutiques?
- Wimberley: The town's catchphrase is that it offers "a little bit of heaven," which should give you an idea of what life is like Besides being beautiful, Wimberley has many places to shop and is home to Wimberley Zipline, which lets you see the beautiful Hill Country while soaring through the sky. Mention art galleries, dining, town square?