Homes for Sale in Headwaters, TX 

Located in northern Hays County, Headwaters is a new, 1,305-acre master-planned neighborhood in Dripping Springs. Positioned between Fitzhugh Road to the north, Texas State Highway 12 to the west, Canyonwood Drive to the east, and East Highway 290 to the south, Headwaters is in the Central time zone and uses the 78620 zip code.

Situated 22 miles from downtown Austin and the University of Texas at Austin, and 27 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it’s only five miles to both Five Star ER and RediClinic Dripping Springs, and 12 miles to Seton Southwest Hospital. Homes for sale in Headwaters are priced from $440K to $640K.

Formerly one of Hays County's loveliest homesteads and bordering a section of Barton Creek, Headwaters real estate consists of about 1,000 single-family, one-story and two-story houses with updated traditional-style architectural design. Headwaters listings usually have stone and stucco exteriors, open floor plans, and luxury touches such as hardwood floors and oversized windows.

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Developed in the 2010s by Freehold Communities and built by David Weekley Homes, Trendmaker Homes, and Drees Custom Homes, Headwaters real estate features houses with attractive landscaping and gorgeous "Texas hill country" views. Headwaters listings usually have three to five bedrooms, three to five bathrooms, master suites with walk-in closets, private guest suites, spacious laundry rooms, game rooms, media rooms, covered porches, and three-car garages.

Just six miles northeast of Dripping Springs, Headwaters listings range from 1,768square feet to 4,700 square feet in size, averaging3,137 square feet in size, at an average $172 per square foot, and an average price of $530K. Headwaters real estate is sought after due to its new homes in a quiet, master-planned neighborhood with a picturesque setting, within commuting distance to downtown Austin.

Amenities Near Headwaters, TX

Headwaters homeowners like to shop at the Dripping Springs Farmers Market and Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave, dine at local restaurants such as Trudy’s, The Salt Lick Bar-B-Que, and Nutty Brown Café, or catch a flick at the Cinemark Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave. A short drive away, downtown Austin offers many other retail stores, casual and fine dining, nightly live music, cultural events, and frequent festivals.

Headwaters residents can take advantage of the neighborhood’s acres of open space and parks, resort-style swimming pool, fitness center, pavilion, sports fields, playground, café, clubhouse, and miles of walking, jogging, and cycling trails with access to Barton Creek.

Nearby, the Dripping Springs Sports and Recreation Park offers sports fields, basketball and sand volleyball courts, playground, walking trails, and shaded picnic areas. Founders Memorial Park has a swimming pool, sports fields, pavilion, playgrounds, and walking trails. The 3.71 Veterans’ Memorial Park holds weekly farmer’s markets and other community events and offers an open grassy area and shaded picnic areas.

The 64-acre Charro Ranch Park has walking and picnicking, sports training, bird watching, and nature education opportunities. Pedernales Falls State Park allows hiking, bird watching, mountain biking, geocaching, horseback riding, and swimming. The 351-acre Zilker Metropolitan Park offers a nature center and botanical garden, sculpture garden, sports fields, kayaking, paddle-boarding, dog park, and hiking and cycling trails. Headwaters homeowners can take in a round of golf at the Twin Parks Country Club, just four miles away.

Children who live in the Headwaters neighborhood attend public schools of the highly rated Dripping Springs Independent School District including Dripping Springs Elementary School, Dripping Springs Middle School, and Dripping Springs High School, recognized for award-winning music programs, above-average SAT and ACT scores, and the first Texas high school in the Pride in Portfolio program that assisted students to transition to post-high school life.

Nearby private schools include Primrose School of Dripping Springs, Dripping Springs Christian Academy, Cedars Montessori School, Austin Waldorf School, and Dragonfly International School. Headwaters residents can also take advantage of higher-learning institutions such as the University of Texas at Austin, St. Edward’s University, Huston-Tillotson University, and Austin Community College, Rio Grande.

Headwaters listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own a new home, in a quiet, master-planned neighborhood with a picturesque setting, within commuting distance to downtown Austin.

Community Resources in Headwaters

Animal Control – 311, (512) 978-0500

Emergency Services – 911

Fire: Austin Fire Department Station (non-emergency) – (512) 974-0130

Police: Austin (non-emergency) – (512) 974-5000

Texas Highway Patrol: Austin (non-emergency) – (512) 997-4102

Urgent Care:

- Five Star ER – 333 East Highway 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 – (512) 893-7410 (5 miles)

- RediClinic Dripping Springs – 598 East Highway 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 – (512) 858-0011 (5 miles)

- Seton Southwest Hospital – 7900 Farm to Market Road 1826, Austin, TX 78737 – (512) 324-9000 (12 miles)


- Cable/Satellite Service:

   - DirecTV – (800) 543-1549

  -  DISH Network – (512) 870-8221

  -  Grande Communications – (512) 220-4600

   - Time Warner Cable – (512) 485-5555

- Electricity: Austin Energy: City of Austin – (512) 494-9400

   - Power outages – (512) 322-9100

- Internet:

   - AT&T Internet/DirectTV – (855) 293-7676

   - AT&T U-verse – (844) 723-0252

   - Cox Communications – (866) 298-1514

   - DISH Network – (512) 870-8221

- Natural Gas: Texas Gas Service – (512) 477-5852

- Solar: Texas Solar Power Company – (512) 459-9494

- Telephone: AT&T – (800) 288-2020

- Trash & Recycling: Vaquero Waste & Recycling – (512) 420-8114

- Water: Headwaters MUD – (512) 263-2707

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