Located in northern Hays County, southwest of Austin, Southern Woods is a charming, suburban neighborhood in west Buda, at Southern Drive, between FM 1626 to the north and west, Canyon Wren Drive and FRM 236 to the east, and Elm Grove Lane and FM 967 to the south. Southern Woods is in the Central time zone and uses the 78610 zip code. Situated 18 miles from downtown Austin and from the University of Texas at Austin, and 20 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it’s only six miles from Austin Regional Clinic and eight miles from Seton Medical Center Hays. Homes for sale in Southern Woods are priced from $500K to $1M.
Close to major employers such as Seton Medical Center Hays, CMC Commercial Metals, Night Hawk Frozen Foods, and the Hays Consolidated Independent School District, Southern Woods real estate consists of custom-built, single-family, one-story and two-story houses with a traditional-style architectural design. Southern Woods listings typically have stone and brick exteriors with rustic details, open floor plans, and large outdoor living spaces.
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Built in the 1990s and 2000s, Southern Woods real estate is on five-acre lots among tall trees. Southern Woods listings usually have three to five bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, family rooms with fireplaces, large kitchens, wood and tile floors, vaulted ceilings, porches and covered patios, and outdoor swimming pools.
Just four miles northwest of historic, downtown Buda, Southern Woods homes for sale range from 2,400 square feet to 4,200 square feet, for an average $161 per square foot, with an average price of $673K. Southern Woods real estate is sought after due to its beautiful homes with lovely scenery, in a charming, suburban neighborhood, within commuting distance of downtown Austin.
Southern Woods residents enjoy Buda’s downtown historic district with its "old town" charm 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 Chavelos Mexican Restaurant, Salt Lick Bar-B-Que, Dan's Hamburgers, Logan's Road House, Brooklyn’s Down South, 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, the 52-acre Buda Sportsplex offers extensive walking, jogging, and cycling trails, soccer, 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. The seven-acre Buda City Park offers basketball courts, large playground with a rock-climbing wall, pavilions, barbeque pits, and picnic areas as well as hosts community events year-round.
Historic Stagecoach Park offers walking trails, playground, picnic areas, and amphitheater among giant oak trees. Stoneridge Park provides a rock-climbing wall, basketball court, sports field, playground, picnic areas, and walking, jogging, and cycling trails. The McKinney Falls State Park has hiking and cycling trails, bouldering, camping, and picnic areas. Lake Kyle offers fresh-water fishing. Southern Woods residents can take in a round of golf at the championship 18-hole Plum Creek Golf Course in Kyle, six miles away.
Children who live in the Southern Woods 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, known for its strong athletics programs. 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. Southern Woods 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.
Southern Woods listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own a beautiful home with lovely scenery, in a charming, suburban neighborhood, within commuting distance of downtown Austin.
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- Austin Regional Clinic – 4100 Everett Street, Suite 400, Kyle, TX 78640 – (512) 295-1333 (6 miles away)
- Central Texas Medical Center – 1301 Wonder World Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666 – (512) 353-8979 (20 miles away)
- Seton Medical Center Hays – 6001 Kyle Parkway, Kyle, TX 78640 – (512) 504-5000 (8 miles away)
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