Homes for Sale in River Ridge, TX
Perfectly located just west of Austin, along sprawling the foothills of the Texas Hill Country, is the lakeside community of River Ridge. Only a short drive from downtown Austin and next to Steiner Ranch, this Lake Austin neighborhood has long been a favorite of outdoor enthusiasts.
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Discover River Ridge Real Estate
The Lone Star State offers a wide variety of premier lakeside real estate but River Ridge homes for sale offers the unique combination of being close to downtown Austin but getting a larger home and property within walking distance to the lake. Home sizes average about 3000 square feet in split ranch and two-story homes to take advantage of the 360-degree views.
Most are custom built homes so no two are alike in style but all come with large yards, filled with legacy shade trees like live oak and red maple. Homes are constructed of brick, stone, and stucco with either tile or metal roofing. Interiors are modern with open floor plans, stainless steel appliances and plenty of storage in the kitchens. Homes for sale in River Ridge vary in a number of bedrooms but usually are 3 or more.
Some lots are large enough to have a pool and separate guest quarters. Since this area of Central Texas is blessed with many sunny days and balmy nights, it’s not unusual that owners of River Ridge real estate have multiple uses for their yards. Ornamental gardening is very popular to attract lady bugs, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Trellises explode with blue morning glories, purple wisteria, and shades of red and yellow black-eyed Susan. Covered porches, multilevel decks, and verandas housing summer kitchens extend the living space year round. With Lake Austin just a few blocks away, many owners share the public dock and boat storage space with their neighbors, freeing up their homes for evening barbecues and fish fries.
Amenities Near River Ridge, TX
Named by Conde Nast for last ten years as one of the best “Health and Wellness” resorts, Lake Austin Resort and Spa is within walking distance of the River Ridge community. It is open to non-guests to take classes, have a meal in the dining room or sit in their meditation park. River Ridge real estate is also next to the Mary Quinlan Park with a public use boat dock, picnic facilities, sports courts and wildlife observation areas. Lake Austin is best known for its largemouth bass population and this park is one of the least used public access areas.
Besides being able to dine at the Lake Austin Resort, there is a wide variety of cuisines available within a short fifteen-minute drive. Hunan Riverplace, Salsa’s Mexican and Rudy’s Country Store and Barbeque are along Farm Ranch Road. The Scoreboard Sports Bar serves up Italian favorites while watching current events on their multiple big screens.
Those who live in the River Ridge community enjoy a charming, family friendly neighborhood by one of the most popular and dynamic destinations in central Texas.
Community Resources in River Ridge
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