Located in northern Hays County, southwest of Austin, Watson Hollow is a small, suburban neighborhood in east Buda, at Watson Court, between Peach Street to the north, Bluff Street to the west, Main Street to the east, and Jack C. Hays Trail to the south. Watson Hollow is in the Central time zone and uses the 78610 zip code. Situated 17 miles from downtown Austin and from the University of Texas at Austin, and 18 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it’s only five miles from Austin Regional Clinic and six miles from Seton Medical Center Hays. Homes for sale in Watson Hollow are priced from $299K to $350K.
Close to major employers such as Seton Medical Center Hays, CMC Commercial Metals, Night Hawk Frozen Foods, and the Hays Consolidated Independent School District, Watson Hollow real estate consists of around 15 custom-built, single-family, one-story and two-story houses with traditional-style and European-inspired architectural designs. Watson Hollow listings typically have stone exteriors, open floor plans, and energy-efficient features.
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Built in the 2010s, Watson Hollow real estate is surrounded by tall trees and attractive landscaping. Watson Hollow listings usually have three to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, family rooms, large kitchens with stainless-steel appliances, granite countertops, and prewired security and sound systems.
Just half a mile west of historic, downtown Buda, Watson Hollow homes for sale range from 1,900 square feet to 2,400 square feet, averaging 2,182 square feet, for an average $149 per square foot, with an average price of $324K. Watson Hollow real estate is sought after due to its modern homes, in a quiet, suburban neighborhood, within commuting distance of downtown Austin.
Watson Hollow 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 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. 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 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. McKinney Falls State Park has hiking and cycling trails, bouldering, camping, and picnic areas. Garlic Creek Park provides basketball courts, playground, pavilion, picnic areas, and hiking and cycling trails. Lake Kyle offers fresh-water fishing. Watson Hollow residents can take in a round of golf at the championship 18-hole Plum Creek Golf Course in Kyle, five miles away.
Children who live in the Watson Hollow neighborhood attend public schools of the Hays Consolidated Independent School District including Buda 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. Watson Hollow 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.
Watson Hollow listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own a modern home, in a quiet, 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 (5 miles away)
- Central Texas Medical Center – 1301 Wonder World Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666 – (512) 353-8979 (18 miles away)
- Seton Medical Center Hays – 6001 Kyle Parkway, Kyle, TX 78640 – (512) 504-5000 (6 miles away)
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