Homes for Sale in Ruby Ranch, TX 

Located in Hays County, southwest of Austin, Ruby Ranch is a quiet neighborhood of custom homes in far west Buda, off FM 967, between FM967 to the north, Dodgen Trail and I-35 to the east, Onion Creek Lodge Road to the west, and FM 150 to the south. Ruby Ranch is in the Central time zone and uses the 78610 zip code. Situated 23 miles from downtown Austin, 23 miles from the University of Texas at Austin, and 24 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it’s only nine miles from Austin Regional Clinic and eleven miles from Seton Medical Center Hays. Homes for sale in Ruby Ranch are priced from $440K to $1.2M.

Close to major employers such as Night Hawk Frozen Foods, CMC Commercial Metals, and the Hays Consolidated Independent School District, Ruby Ranch real estate consists of a mix of one-story and two-story houses with ranch-style and Spanish-style architectural designs on oversized lots. Framed by mature trees and native grasses, Ruby Ranch listings typically have stone exteriors that are designed to complement the lush landscape and interiors with luxury details. Some Ruby Ranch homes for sale have gated access while others back up to greenbelt areas. Lots are still available for buyers preferring to design their custom-built home, with various options in size, style, and price that enable buyers to create a home that reflects their own personality, requirements, and style.

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Discover Ruby Ranch Real Estate

Built in the 1990s through 2010s, Ruby Ranch real estate offers elaborate, custom-built houses on lots that are typically one to two and a half acres, with a few encompassing three to 11 acres. Ruby Ranch listings usually have three to seven bedrooms, two to six bathrooms, spacious master suites, large kitchens, vaulted ceilings, wood and tile floors, swimming pools, two-car to four-car garages, huge private outdoor living spaces, and views of wide-open spaces.

Eight miles west of downtown Buda, Ruby Ranch homes for sale range from 2,277 square feet to 6,241square feet, averaging 3,663 square feet, for an average $195per square foot, with an average price of $707K. Ruby Ranch real estate is sought after due to its spacious homes on large lots, in an upscale neighborhood, within driving distance of downtown Austin.

Amenities Near Ruby Ranch, TX

Ruby Ranch residents can take advantage of events held at Ruby Ranch Lodge by their active homeowners’ association or hike along Onion Creek, which winds through the Ruby Ranch neighborhood and provides a beautiful setting. They enjoy Buda’s downtown historic district and seasonal events such as the Wildflower Festival, Movies in the Park, farmer's market, and the First Thursday celebration of the arts. Residents like to shop at downtown Buda retailers, Kyle Crossing Shopping Center, San Marcos Outlet Mall, and Southpark Meadows Shopping Center in South Austin and dine at restaurants such as Logan's Road House, Brooklyn’s Down South, Salt Lick Bar-B-Que, and Summermoon Coffee Bar. Just a few minutes away, downtown Austin offers many other retail stores, casual and fine dining, nightly live music, cultural events, and frequent festivals.

Nearby, Lake Kyle offers fishing while the seven-acre Buda City Park provides basketball courts, large playground with a rock-climbing wall, pavilions, barbeque pits, and picnic areas as well as hosts community events year-round. The 52-acre Buda Sportsplex offers walking, jogging, and cycling trails, baseball and softball fields, recreational fields, large playground, xeriscape, pavilion, and picnic areas. Garlic Creek Park provides basketball courts, playground, pavilion, picnic areas, and hiking and cycling trails. Ruby Ranch residents can take in a round of golf at the championship 18-hole Plum Creek Golf Course in Kyle or at the Grey Rock Golf Club in Austin.

Children who live in the Ruby Ranch neighborhood attend public schools of the Hays Consolidated Independent School District including Carpenter Hill Elementary School, Dahlstrom Middle School, and Jack C. Hays High School. Nearby private schools include Primrose School of Shady Hollow, Stepping Stone School, Austin Christian Academy, Wonderland School, Santa Cruz Catholic School, Hill Country Christian School, and San Marco Academy. Ruby Ranch residents can also take advantage of higher-learning institutions such as the University of Texas at Austin, Texas State University at San Marcos, and Austin Community College, Rio Grande.

Ruby Ranch listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own a spacious home on a large lot, in an upscale neighborhood, within driving distance of downtown Austin.

Community Resources in Ruby Ranch

Animal Control: Buda – (512) 312-1001

Emergency Services – 911

Fire: Buda Fire Department: Station 2 – (512) 312-4157

Police: Buda Police Department (non-emergency) – (512) 312-1001

Sherriff’s Office: Hays County Sherriff (non-emergency) – (512) 393-7800

Urgent Care:

- Austin Regional Clinic – 4100 Everett Street, Suite 400, Kyle, TX 78640 – (512) 295-1333 (9 miles away)

- Central Texas Medical Center – 1301 Wonder World Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666 – (512) 353-8979 (24 miles away)

- Seton Medical Center Hays – 6001 Kyle Parkway, Kyle, TX 78640 – (512) 504-5000 (11 miles away)


- Cable Service:

  - AT&T Uverse – (800) 464-7928

  - Time Warner – (512) 485-5555

- Electricity: Pedernales Electric Cooperative – (888) 554-4732

- Gas: CenterPoint Energy – (800) 427-7142

- Telephone:

  - AT&T – (888) 294-8433

  - MCI Worldcom – (800) 950-5555

  - Time Warner Cable – (800) 892-4357

- Trash & Recycling: Texas Disposal Systems – (800) 375-8375

- Water: City of Buda Utilities – (512) 295-8845

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