Jester Estates is a contemporary, close knit community in the hills of Northwest Austin; well known for its beautiful homes, lush landscaping and panoramic views! Overlooking the Balcones Canyonlands, it is easily accessed from its primary entrance of Jester Boulevard at RM 2222, directly west of the Capital of Texas Hwy (Loop 360). This scenic setting of over 900 homes sits atop a canyon ridge overlooking Bull Creek and is a virtual cluster of cul-de-sac streets off the primary boulevard which follows the hilltop ridge. The dramatic layout offers panoramic views for almost every home owner in Jester Estates and is one of the reasons that Jester Estates is so popular. Whether you’re raising a family or looking for a laid-back atmosphere, Jester Estates has much to offer!
Jester Estates Homes for Sale
Homes in Jester Estates
Built from 1982 to 2000, homes in Jester Estates are as diverse as each person’s tastes allow. You will find modest single story homes with as little as 2,200 square feet for $350,000 and you can find fabulous multi-storied mansions with 4,500 square feet for $660,000. This community was built mostly for families and the average home reflects that decision; 4 bedrooms and 3 baths are the norm and these homes will be approximately 3,000 square feet with a price tag of $470,000. Quality builders like Brighton, Jim Rado Custom Classics and David Weekley Homes were combined with the fact that home owners were allowed to customize their home in Jester Estates more that what was allowable in other planned communities. Area home owners take great pride in their homes and landscapes and one can’t help but notice as you drive along the streets. Tropical plants, park-like settings, large lots and grand oak trees grace your drive as you wander through the neighborhood. Add the canyon views and you’ll not want to leave.
Jester Estates Austin Attractions
Located only 15 minutes from downtown, there’s something nearby no matter which direction you turn when you leave Jester Estates. Go west along RM 2222 and you are minutes from Lake Travis; go south along Capital of Texas Hwy and you’ll find shopping at Westlake and Davenport Ranch; go north up Capital of Texas Hwy and you’re minutes from the Arboretum shopping center with it’s vast selection of shops, restaurants and entertainment; and go east along RM 2222 and you’ll find yourself in Austin. It’s a win-win. And if you don’t want to leave the neighborhood, Jester Village is oh, so convenient. The Northwest Hills area is also home to much of Austin’s high-tech businesses and you’ll find many employers in the area; 3M, IBM, Dell, Emerson, NCsoft, Hewlett-Packard. For a nominal fee, families can enjoy the Jester Club which offers hiking paths, swimming pool, playscapes and tennis courts. And speaking of families, children will have access to AISD schools including the highly ranked Hill Elementary, Murchison Middle School and Anderson High School. Yes, Jester Estates has a lot going for it… great schools, beautiful home-sites, and a convenient location to many of the attractions that make Austin a great place to live!