Homes for Sale in Harris Branch, TX
Harris Branch is a mixed-use master planned community located in Northeast Austin. Geographically it is only 12 miles from the capital in downtown Austin, but it is a suburban bedroom community with large affordable houses, well suited to accommodate the financially savvy families and that work in the growing IT industry around the Tech Center.
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Discover Harris Branch Real Estate
The MPC of Harris Branch was established in the early 1990s and has grown to over 1800 homes with new communities popping up annually. By Austin standards, the homes for sale in Harris Branch are moderately priced but built with a wide variety of exterior and interior styles. The majority are one or two story houses that have plenty of space for growing families.
With the large floor plans, the average square footage is 2400 and lots running about 1/5 of an acre. These modestly priced homes make the neighborhood accessible to families, singles, and seniors.
Exteriors of the homes are mainly brick with a very contemporary exterior, but each is different with added windows, Juliet balconies, large welcoming entrances, and water-smart landscaping.
Interiors feature high ceilings, open floor plans, spacious kitchens with upgraded appliances and bonus family rooms or a lofted area on the second floor that can be used as a game room, office or study space.
Harris Branch real estate has several new communities as well, giving home buyers the opportunity to pick their exterior design, floor plan, and finishes. These new homes for sale in Harris Branch can accommodate value-added features like tankless water heaters, low-flow toilets, smart home technology and pre-wired for high-speed internet. Most of the new home builds are in the $300-$350K range.
With only a 15-minute drive to downtown or to the exciting entertainment and nightlife of East Austin, the large floor plans, and an excellent work-life balance is what makes Harris Branch homes for sale a great option for savvy home buyers.
Amenities Near Harris Branch, TX
The Harris Branch POA operates a large community center with a pool, state of the art fitness center and lighted sports courts for basketball and tennis. The Walter E. Long Park has a large lake for swimming, fishing, and boating. Rental kayaks and small motor craft are available. There is also three miles of hiking or jogging trails, picnic facilities with tables, shelters and BBQ pits, a long fishing pier and sports facilities.
No need to drive miles for great dining options. The Harris Branch community has great places to eat locally. A favorite for breakfast is Liz’s Grill with breakfast tacos! Stop by one of the best kept local secrets, Big Country Grill for one of the mouthwatering specialty burgers and a homemade dessert. A little more upscale and romantic is the L’oca d’Oro (golden goose in Italian) with its extensive menu, open kitchen and seasonal selection of cocktails.
Shopping in Harris Branch is easy with the large shopping malls of The Domain and The Shops at Tech Ridge within twenty minutes from Harris Branch real estate.
Community Resources in Harris Branch
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