The home of Dell, Inc. and other technology
firms, affordable housing, superb school
system, and quality of life are just a few of
the reasons Round Rock is so popular.
The Round Rock Independent School
District has been named one of the
nation’s top school districts, with multiple
campuses that are named national Blue
Ribbon schools year after year. Round
Rock Medical Center, located on FM 620,
off IH- 35, provides comprehensive health
services to residents of the expanding
Williamson County population. Services
include The Heart Center with express
testing and inpatient capacity of 107 beds
with private rooms, The Women’s Center,
and an emergency room.
The Round Rock Express, a Triple-A
minor league team owned by Nolan Ryan
and the farm team for the Texas Rangers,
also calls Round Rock home, playing at
the Dell Diamond – one of the finest
minor league stadiums in the nation.
Round Rock Premium Outlets gives
fashion-conscious shoppers their choice
of shopping, with more than 120 stores
that feature name-brand merchandise at
savings of 25 to 65 percent off regular
retail prices every day.
Rich in a history that includes Native
American tribes, cowboys, and even an
outlaw or two, Avery Ranch is poised to
bring the best the modern world has to
offer to its residents, from a 226-acre golf
course to homes hard-wired for fiber-optic
and other broadband services – all within
a natural setting of hike and bike trails,
natural ponds, and parklands.
Located just 20 minutes northwest of
Austin, the Avery Ranch Golf Course
offers a variety of amenities, including
a 15-acre driving range with chipping,
putting, and bunker practice areas. But
Avery Ranch is more than just a golfing
community, presenting distinctive features
for every type of family and interest.
The community of Avery Ranch has been
planned in such a way that the oak tree
lined streets meander through the neighborhood; and trails connect to an abundance
of places for families to walk, swim, or play,
thus giving residents a greater chance to get
to know each other. The Regional Hike
and Bike Trail spans 180 acres with access
points throughout Cedar Park and Round
Rock, allowing children to bike to school or
to their friends’ homes in connected neighborhoods without ever having to cross a
Avery Ranch is located within the
award-winning Leander and Round
Rock Independent School Districts, with
several schools located right in the neighborhood. In addition to five community
centers totaling 17 acres of recreational
family fun within Avery Ranch, the City
of Cedar Park built an expansive 140-acre
municipal park complex adjacent to the
neighborhood. The main community
center at Avery Ranch has basketball,
tennis and swimming facilities, as well as
an outdoor amphitheater, and the Avery
Ranch Golf Course, was voted Best Overall
Golf Course by Avid Golfer magazine.
Designed by Andy Raugust, this spectacular course features natural limestone
caverns, live oak trees, rolling hills and
meandering streams and lakes to create
the total golf experience.
Different neighborhoods with different
pricing within Avery Ranch make the
community affordable. The Austin Business
Journal rated Avery Ranch the Number One
Community in 2006, and it’s easy to see
why– it’s a master-planned community
of 1,800 homes that has everything from
entry-level homes to custom-built homes.
For example, there are homes starting
in the $170s and prices can go up to the
$800s in other area neighborhoods.
Avery Ranch is popular with young professionals, families, and empty nesters. Many
people build in Avery Ranch because they
like the area, and they also like the fact that
it’s a master- planned community with a
strong homeowners association. Its location
off Parmer Lane with easy access to area
tollways also hold wide appeal; it’s easy to
commute to major Austin employers and is
close to major shopping areas.
Lake Forest homeowners enjoy the benefits of a conveniently located community
that offers exceptional value, affordable
and luxurious style, beautiful natural
settings, and a host of amenities that give
a wide array of choices for today’s active
lifestyle. It’s no wonder that Lake Forest
has been heralded as one of the most innovative neighborhoods in the area and that
it’s been named one of Round Rock’s five-star communities.
Comprised of three villages featuring their
own unique style, Lake Forest avoids the
dreaded “cookie-cutter” design syndrome
found in many planned communities.
Homes in the three villages vary in size
and price, ranging from the upper $200’s,
with a variety of floor plans and designs
geared to accommodate an owner’s individual needs.
The natural setting of the area offers its
residents a beautiful, secluded environment of mature native trees, rich verdant
vegetation, wet creeks and a pond cutting
through the community center. Hike and
bike trails crisscross through the neighborhood and along Brushy Creek. There’s
also a junior Olympic swimming pool,
park, playscape and tennis courts.
Attention to details, such as tree-lined streets
with sidewalks and trails, and a community