Homes for Sale in Heritage Country, TX
Located in Hays County, Heritage Country is a secluded neighborhood that’s part of the Greater Dripping Springs area, west of Austin. Positioned between Fitzhugh Road to the north, Trail Driver Street to the west, Tall Oaks Trail to the east, and Laurel Hill Street and East Highway 290 to the south, Heritage Country is in the Central time zone and uses the 78737 zip code.
Situated 20 miles from downtown Austin and the University of Texas at Austin, and 25 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it’s only nine miles to Lewis Family Medicine & Urgent Care and 10 miles to Seton Southwest Hospital. Homes for sale in Heritage Country are priced from the $800Ks to the $1Ms.
Set among mature oaks and natural landscapes, Heritage Country real estate consists of one-story and two-story elegant, spacious houses with a traditional-style architectural design. Heritage Country listings usually have stone or brick exteriors, open floor plans, barns and outbuildings, and luxury touches such as swimming pools, hardwood floors, and oversized windows. Heritage Country homes for sale sit on gently sloping hills that offer beautiful views of the surrounding land.
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Built in the 1990s and 2000s, Heritage Country real estate features gorgeous ranch and estate homes on oversized, five-acre lots, suitable for keeping livestock such as horses. Heritage Country listings usually have three to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, master suites with walk-in closets, family rooms with fireplaces, kitchens with stainless-steel appliances, large windows, balconies, grand covered porches, and outdoor living areas.
Just 11 miles east of downtown Dripping Springs and 20 miles southwest of Austin, Heritage Country listings range in size, averaging 3,000 square feet, at an average $264 per square foot, and an average price of $900K. Heritage Country real estate is sought after due to its country estate lifestyle homes in a charming, quiet neighborhood, within commuting distance to downtown Austin.
Amenities Near Heritage Country, TX
Heritage Country homeowners like to shop at the Dripping Springs Farmers Market, Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave, and Escarpment Village, dine at local restaurants such as Stanley's Farmhouse Pizza, 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.
Nearby, the Polo Tennis and Fitness Club offers tennis courts, fitness center, and three-level swimming pool. 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-acre Veterans’ Memorial Park holds weekly farmer’s markets and other community events and offers an open grassy area and shaded picnic areas. At Bell Springs Winery, Heritage Country homeowners can tour the vineyards and sample Texas original wines.
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. Heritage Country homeowners can take in a round of golf at the Twin Parks Country Club, 12 miles away, or at the PGA-architected Falconhead Golf Course, 14 miles away.
Although Heritage Country homes for sale have Austin addresses, the Heritage Country neighborhood is considered part of Dripping Springs. As a result, children who live in the Heritage Country 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.
In fact, Dripping Springs High School has been 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. It has also been named one of the top schools in the state of Texas by the organization Children at Risk.
Nearby private schools include The Preparatory School of Dripping Springs, Primrose School of Dripping Springs, Dripping Springs Christian Academy, Cedars Montessori School, Austin Waldorf School, AESA Prep Academy, Skybridge Academy, and Dragonfly International School. Heritage Country 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.
Heritage Country listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own a country estate lifestyle home, in a charming, quiet neighborhood, within commuting distance to downtown Austin.
Community Resources in Heritage Country
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
- Five Star ER – 333 East Highway 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 – (512) 893-7410 (11 miles away)
- Lewis Family Medicine & Urgent Care – 14101 US-290, Austin, TX 78737 – (512) 894-2048 (9 miles away)
- RediClinic Dripping Springs – 598 East Highway 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 – (512) 858-0011 (11 miles away)
- Seton Southwest Hospital – 7900 Farm to Market Road 1826, Austin, TX 78737 – (512) 324-9000 (10 miles away)
- 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
- 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: Heritage Country MUD – (512) 263-2707