Homes for Sale in Rancho Alto, TX 

Rancho Alto is one of Southwest Austin's newest subdivisions. These suburban style homes were developed in the mid to late 2000s, offering today's homebuyers a collection of contemporary models with highly desirable features. Developed by renowned builders, DR Horton Homes and Meritage, homebuyers can rest assured they're receiving the best bang for their buck.

One of the many reasons why Rancho Alto real estate is such a steal is its relatively low prices, considering its prime location. Residents here are surrounded by popular parks, major retailers, and other necessary establishments. Only 15 miles away from Rancho Alto is the thriving downtown Austin area, which not only provides residents with short commutes to major employers but a plethora of entertainment options. Frequent travelers can note that Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is less than 17 miles away.

If you'd like more information about Rancho Alto homes for sale, please continue reading below.

Discover Rancho Alto Real Estate

Rancho Alto homes for sale are located off of FM 1626, along Rancho Alto Road. This community belongs to Travis County's 78748 zip code.

Homebuyers who intend on paying Rancho Alto listings a visit can expect to find a well-manicured community that features lush green lawns and paved sidewalks. With the friendly atmosphere, it's typical to see residents taking a morning jog or walking their dogs.

Rancho Alto is filled with 1 and 2-story residences that feature brick and stone exteriors. It is common to spot arched doorways and surrounding mature trees. Inside are features like large windows that soak living areas in natural lighting, walk-in showers, separate laundry rooms, and spacious kitchens with breakfast bar seating. As buyers take a tour outdoors, they will find spacious backyards with privacy fences. Contact your Home City Realtor to schedule your tour.

The homes for sale at Rancho Alto are zoned to prestigious schools that fall under the Austin Independent School District. School assignments include Menchaca Elementary, Paredes Middle, and Akins High School. Some nearby private school options include The Goddard School, which is within walking distance of the community and Primrose School of Shady Hollow, which is about 1 mile away. Students seeking higher education can consider St. Edward's University and The University of Texas.

Amenities Near Rancho Alto, TX

South Austin is a popular migrating spot among Austinites, mainly because of the large number of attractions. Within walking distance of most homes is the unique Blue Starlite Mini Drive In. Here residents can enjoy classic movies, the old-fashioned way. Afterward, residents can walk to nearby eateries like Macho Taco or head to Giddy Ups for Happy Hour. For some shopping, residents can take a 5-mile drive to the popular Southpark Meadows.

For residents that are into outdoor activities, Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park is less than 5 miles away. Also within a few miles is the popular Onion Creek Golf Club.

When residents want to take care of errands, they have numerous shopping options including HEB, which is 3 miles away and Whole Foods, which is about 8 miles away.

Community Resources in Rancho Alto

Animal Control – 311 (in Austin), (512) 978-0500

Emergency Services – 911

Fire: Austin Fire Department Station 1 (non-emergency) – (512) 974-0130

Police: Austin (non-emergency) – (512) 974-8243

Texas Highway Patrol: Austin (non-emergency) – (512) 506-2847

Urgent Care:

- Five Star ER – 8721 Manchaca Road, Austin, TX 78748 – (512) 893-7420

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


- Cable 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 – (800) 700-2443

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

- Telephone:

  - AT&T – (888) 294-8433

  - MCI Worldcom – (800) 950-5555

  - Time Warner Cable – (512) 485-5555

- Trash & Recycling: Austin Resource Recovery – 311, (512) 494-9400

- Water: Austin Water Utility – (512) 972-0000 

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