Located in Hays County, Heritage Oaks is a quiet, upscale neighborhood that’s part of the Greater Dripping Springs area, at Heritage Oaks Drive, west of Austin. Positioned between Fitzhugh Road to the north, Trautwein Road to the west, Oak Branch Drive to the east, and Highway 2900 to the south, Heritage Oaks is in the Central time zone and uses the 78737 zip code.
Situated 18 miles from downtown Austin and the University of Texas at Austin, and 22 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it’s only two miles to Lewis Family Medicine & Urgent Care and seven miles to Seton Southwest Hospital. Homes for sale in Heritage Oaks are priced from $472K to $1.2M.
Offering Texas "hill country" living in a spectacular location, Heritage Oaks real estate consists of one-story and two-story custom houses with a traditional-style architectural design. Heritage Oaks listings usually have stone or brick exteriors, open floor plans, game rooms, wet bars, and luxury touches such as swimming pools, water features, vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, crown molding, and oversized windows.
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Built in the 2000s, Heritage Oaks real estate features unique homes on oversized lots, surrounded by tall trees and gorgeous landscaping. Heritage Oaks listings usually have three to seven bedrooms, two to six bathrooms, master suites with walk-in closets, family rooms with fireplaces, kitchens with stainless-steel appliances, covered porches and patios, multi-car garages, dramatic entryways, and expansive back yards.
Just seven miles east of downtown Dripping Springs and 18 miles southwest of Austin, Heritage Oaks listings range in size, averaging3,400 square feet, at an average $179 per square foot, and an average price of $510K. Heritage Oaks real estate is sought after due to its upscale homes in a great location, within commuting distance to downtown Austin.
Heritage Oaks homeowners like to shop at the Dripping Springs Farmers Market, Hill Oaks 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 Oaks 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 Oaks 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 Oaks homeowners can take in a round of golf at the Twin Parks Country Club, five miles away, or at the PGA-architected Falconhead Golf Course, 14 miles away.
Children who live in the Heritage Oaks 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 Oaks 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 Oaks listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own an upscale home in a great location, within commuting distance to downtown Austin.
Animal Control – 311, (512) 978-0500
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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 (6 miles away)
- Lewis Family Medicine & Urgent Care – 14101 US-290, Austin, TX 78737 – (512) 894-2048 (2 miles away)
- RediClinic Dripping Springs – 598 East Highway 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 – (512) 858-0011 (6 miles away)
- Seton Southwest Hospital – 7900 Farm to Market Road 1826, Austin, TX 78737 – (512) 324-9000 (7 miles away)
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- DirecTV – (800) 543-1549
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- Electricity: Austin Energy: City of Austin – (512) 494-9400
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- 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
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