Appropriately named “Where Austin meets the Hill Country,” Sweetwater is an extraordinary master planned community nestled among gorgeous canyons, rocky ridges and rolling hills on the southwest side of Highway 71 in Lakeway, Texas.
The Home Builders Association of Greater Austin recently selected Sweetwater to be the “Best Master Planned Community” for 2014 with its 1400 acres of neighborhood, open spaces, greenbelts, recreation facilities, clubhouse and much more.
Approximately 200 homes have already been built in Sweetwater’s six neighborhood villages ranging from the $300s and up. These areas include:
- Davenport Summit which is a gated area that offers the largest homesites in the Sweetwater community and boasts fabulous Hill Country views. These homes are priced from the $500s by Drees Custom Homes and River Oaks Homes.
- Creekside and Canyonwood villages are coalesced and offer spacious homesites with a selection of homes by Coventry, Taylor Morrison, David Weekley and Ashton Woods. Prices in this area begin in the upper $300s.
- The Highland Lakes village offers homes by Ryland and Chesmar with prices starting in the mid $300s.
- Stonecreek village includes homes by David Weekley and Ashton Woods and are priced from the upper $300s.
- Hillcrest, the newest village, offers a variety of homes by M/I Homes and Coventry Homes.
The extensive Sweetwater property offers residents a resort-like 10-acre complex that comprises of a clubhouse with indoor space for events and meetings, an outdoor pavilion with fireplace, a massive pool area, a splash pad, athletic fields, a sport court, a playground with lots of shade and an events lawn.
Sweetwater’s pool facility is actually three pools in one and includes a space for everyone’s needs from the mom and tot and competitive swimmer to the sunbather and rowdy teenager! The three pools include a beach-entry pool, a large family pool with two regulation lap lanes, and an adult pool complete with a waterfall. Additionally, there is a splashpad bubbling with water fountains, spray hoops and water cannons for the younger kiddos’ pleasure.
All of these facilities are included in the Sweetwater Homeowners Association dues, along with an events manager that plans and implements special events throughout the year.
The surrounding area embraces the Texas Hill Country landscape and offers residents 700 acres of preserved canyons with already more than four miles of hiking, biking and wilderness trails that meander throughout the neighborhood. In fact, the nature trail system is planned to extend to approximately ten miles when it is completed.
Just 25 minutes west of downtown Austin, Sweetwater is located in the Lake Travis school district and is 5 minutes from shopping, restaurants and entertainment at the Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave. Furthermore, residents are in for a treat every spring and summer, as Sweetwater has partnered with the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas on a major initiative to restore native Texas grasses and create an abundance of wildflowers (bluebonnets, Indian paintbrush, winecups, Indian blanket and lemonmint) on certain areas along their main thoroughfare.
This luxurious neighborhood has changed enormously since cattle herding in the late 1800s and then as the Lazy Nine Ranch from the 1950s to 2007. Sweetwater now caters to the Austinite who wishes to relax, take in the Hill Country view and enjoy the wild life around them.
If you are interested in making your own memories in this year’s “best master planned community” give me a call at 512.431.2403 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. It would be an honor to earn your business.