Located 21 miles along a scenic drive from the heart of downtown Austin, you will find the bucolic community of Driftwood, Texas. Follow FM 1826 from Loop 45 South until you get to FM 150 and you’ll be there before you know it! The first sign that you’re in a growing community will be the new home developments along 1826 as you cross into Hayes County. And then, just to make sure that you’re on the right track, watch for one of Central Texas’s most famous barbeque restaurants, the charming and ever so popular Salt Lick. If you’re hungry for something more elegant and out of the ordinary, continue on to FM 150 and take a left. You’ll think you’ve died and gone to Tuscany when you come upon the beautiful Mandola Estate Winery and Trattoria Lisina, a destination spot for many central Texans who enjoy visiting the numerous Hill Country wineries that dot the area. Good food, a beautiful Hill Country setting and relaxed country living…. what more can you want when choosing your new home in the Austin area!
Driftwood Homes for Sale
Homes in Driftwood Texas
You’ll have a wide selection of choices when it comes to homes in Driftwood. Homes range from master-planned communities to estate homes to open ranches, and it really is a tough call when you’re trying to make up your mind! There are a number of communities that have sprung up in the past ten years and they all have something to offer. La Ventana is large, popular and has horse facilities. With minimum one acre lots, you’ll find mid-priced homes in a pastoral setting. Creek Driftwood offers homes priced in the $300,000s on half acre lots; Heatherwood has charming, affordable cottage home with charming porches for enjoying the surrounding countryside; homes in Onion Creek Ranch enjoy large five acre lots; Rim Rock is another mid-priced subdivision with one acre lots; Sierra West has beautiful native limestone and brick homes for $300,000 to $400,000; and Vineyard Ridge is a gated community with magnificent custom homes at the high end of the price range. Depending on your choice of neighborhood, prices range from $140,000 for a cottage in Heatherwood, to $800,000 and up for a home in Vineyard Ridge. The average home in Driftwood is a four bedroom, three bath home that sells for around $500,000 and has 3,500 square feet of living space.
Whatever your price range, Driftwood offers the secluded country living and close proximity to downtown Austin that continues to attract buyers by the throngs. So if you’re looking for a little space to stretch your wings and still enjoy a short commute to downtown, then Driftwood might be that special place for you to call home!