Homes for Sale in Leander, TX
Located in Williamson County and Travis County, in the northeast corner of Texas “hill country,” Leander is a fast-growing suburban community, situated north of Cedar Park and downtown Austin. 25 miles away from downtown Austin, 34 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it’s close to technology employers and the Capital MetroRail Red Line train, convenient for commuting. Homes for sale in Leander are priced at a wide range from $128K to $2.8M.
Leander homes for sale tend to be affordable, family-friendly houses of various sizes, ranging from historical family homes to suburban single-family houses to luxury estates. Leander listings in newer developments enjoy special amenities such as community swimming pools, parks, playgrounds, and sports fields while estate homes have spacious floor plans, private swimming pools, large master suites, spa bathrooms, chef's kitchens, and scenic views.
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Founded in 1882 as a small railway town, named after railway employee Leander “Catfish” Brown, and site where prehistoric Leanderthal Lady, one of the oldest human skeletal remains ever found in North America, was discovered, Leander is now the fourth fastest growing city in Texas and the 37th fastest growing city in the U.S. Built mostly in the 2000s and 2010s, Leander real estate comprises starter homes, move-up neighborhoods, rural properties, and executive homes in gated communities. Leander listings usually have one to four bedrooms, one to six bathrooms, front porches, and hardwood floors.
Leander homes for sale range in size from 966 square feet to 6,568 square feet, with the average size being 2,784 square feet, for an average $143 per square foot, and an average price of $263K. Leander real estate tends to be more affordable than other areas though prices have increased in the last few years, reflecting the city’s increase in popularity due to its plentiful land available for development, excellent school district, transportation, and employment.
Leander residents consist a mix of white-collar and blue-collar workers, many of whom work in healthcare, retail, manufacturing, construction, and professional services. More family-centric than the surrounding county, Leander has a median household income of $75,983, higher than the surrounding county and the U.S. as well as a low crime rate. Summer temperatures average at 94 degrees while winter temperatures average at 37 degrees, with the average rainfall being around 34 inches annually.
Homes for Sale in Leander Neighborhoods
Popular Leander neighborhoods include Benbrook Ranch, Block House Creek, Crystal Falls, Hazlewood, and Scottsdale Crossing. Builders developing Leander homes for sale include Highland Homes, Taylor Morrison, Toll Brothers, Meritage Homes, Pulte Homes, and Scott Felder Homes.
In the large Benbrook Ranch neighborhood, homes for sale have three to four bedrooms, and two to four bathrooms, range in size from 1,373 square feet to 4,052 square feet, and are priced from $191K to $479K. Benbrook Ranch listings are close to recreation at Benbrook Ranch Park and Devine Lake Park.
Houses in the master-planned Block House Creek neighborhood have three to five bedrooms and two to four bathrooms, range in size from 1,415 square feet to 3,462 square feet, and are priced from $200K to $325K. Benbrook Ranch listings are close to shopping and dining at the 1890 Ranch Shopping Center as well as to recreation in the community park.
Honored as the “Best Master Planned Community” by the Austin Business Journal, the family-friendly, master-planned golf community of Crystal Falls has homes for sale with two to seven bedrooms and two to seven bathrooms, range in size from 1,367 square feet to 7,733 square feet, and are priced from $285K to $1M. Located in southwest Leander and developed by Lookout Partners, Crystal Falls listings are close to the Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, the Capital Metro Rail Leander station, shopping and dining at the Gateway Shopping Center and 1890 Ranch Shopping Center as well as to recreation at Lake Travis and the 18-hole Crystal Falls Golf Course.
In the new Hazlewood neighborhood, homes for sale have three to five bedrooms and two to four bathrooms, range in size from 2,000 square feet to 3,462 square feet, and are priced from $299K to $417K. Hazlewood listings are close to shopping and dining at 1890 Ranch, Home Depot, HEB, Costco, Cedar Park Center, Ikea, Round Rock Premium Outlets as well as to recreation at Williamson County Regional Park and Brushy Creek Lake Park.
In the large, master-planned Lakeline Ranch neighborhood, located in Williamson County, homes for sale have three to six bedrooms, and two to four bathrooms, range in size from 2,063 square feet to 3,953 square feet, and are priced from $230K to $378K. Vista Ridge listings are close to shopping and dining at Lakeline Mall and 1890 Ranch Shopping Center as well as to recreation at Marble Falls, Jonestown, and the Crystal Falls Golf Club. In the upscale, master-planned Vista Ridge neighborhood, located in northern Leander, homes for sale have three to four bedrooms and two to three bathrooms, range in size from 1,820 square feet to 3,414 square feet, and are priced from $235K to $362K. Vista Ridge listings are close to the Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, the Capital Metro Rail Leander station, shopping and dining at Lakeline Mall and 1890 Ranch Shopping Center as well as to recreation at Lake Travis and Crystal Falls Golf Club.
Amenities Near Leander TX
Leander residents enjoy a wide range of shopping at Lakeline Mall in Cedar Park, only 10 miles away, with department stores, restaurants, and movie theater, and at Round Rock Premium Outlets. 14 miles away. Residents enjoy for hiking and biking trails in the Leander green space along with its soccer and baseball fields, skate park, disc golf course, BMX track, and playscapes.
Nearby is the Devine Lake Regional Park with non-motorized boating, fishing from the shore, and wildlife observation, playscapes, and picnic areas, Bledsoe Park with swimming pool, sports courts, barbecue grills, and amphitheater, Sarita Valley Greenbelt trails, and Volente Beach Waterpark. Leander residents can take in a round of golf at the Avery Ranch Golf Club and Crystal Falls Golf Club.
Children who live in the Leander area attend public schools of the Leander Independent School District, recognized for its academic excellence and offering gifted and talented classes as well as special education programs. Leander public schools include Block House Elementary School, Whitestone Elementary School, and Jim Plain Elementary School, Knox Wiley Middle School and Leander Middle School, and Leander High School and Rouse High School. Nearby private schools include the Founders Classical Academy charter school and Harbor Christian School. Leander residents can also take advantage of higher-learning institutions such as Austin Community College, Concordia University Texas, National American University Texas, Southwestern University, and the Art Institute of Austin.
Leander listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own an affordable home in a family-friendly community with excellent schools, exceptional amenities, and within commuting distance of downtown Austin.