changing rooms, three pools with a shaded
area, adjoining sports courts, ball fields,
shaded picnic areas, and playgrounds.
West Cypress Hills is also ideal for convenience and location when it comes to
shopping and recreation, with the new
Hill Country Galleria, HEB, Barton Creek
Square Mall, Horseshoe Bay, and the
University of Texas campus about a half-hour drive away.
Manor is a pastoral city that was mostly
farmland, but it has become increasingly popular over the years – and is now
become a bedroom community of Austin.
Located on Highway 290 about 12 miles
northeast of Austin in Travis County,
Manor is popular with young families and
The community has its own school
district, Manor Independent School
District, which serves the educational
needs of more than 7,000 students, and
there are plenty of affordable housing
options for buyers. Manor is especially
appealing to those who are making their
first home purchase, especially for single
professionals and young families. Another
advantage to living in Manor is that while
the community is still in Travis County,
residents of Manor often pay less in prop-
Small, inviting, and strategically close to
all that Austin has to offer, ShadowGlen
in Manor is a 1,660-acred master-planned
community with a spectacular 18-hole
championship golf course. Convenient to
Austin’s downtown, major employers and
the airport, life in ShadowGlen has all the
benefits of small town charm at an afford-
ShadowGlen’s amenity center boasts a
Junior-sized Olympic pool, four-acre
water park, playscapes and sports courts.
Parks and trail systems crisscross ShadowGlen and lead to its recreation center.
Another major attraction is the ShadowGlen Golf Club, an 18-hole golf course
designed by Bechtol/Russell Golf that
winds through the community. The ShadowGlen Golf Club offers scenic views,
more than 50 feet of elevation change,
and water features. No matter how many
times golfers play this course, each game
promises to be a unique experience.
Homes in ShadowGlen start around
the $170s and are built on generously
sized homesites. The community’s
homebuilders also offer a wide range of
elevations, floorplans and square footage.
Living in the North Lake Travis communities
of Lago Vista, Jonestown or Point Venture
isn’t just about buying a house – it’s about
an entire lake lifestyle. With two 18-hole golf
courses and land a great location on Lake
Travis, it’s clear that buying a home here
offers plenty of recreational opportunities.
The North Lake Travis area has its own
property owners association, which owns
10 private waterfront parks, a fitness center,
three boat launches, tennis courts, and a
pool. The amenities alone attract many
new homebuyers, as does the lake with its
boating, fishing and swimming.
Lago Vista is located on a peninsula jetting
into Lake Travis. Its boundaries are the
lake on the west and the east, the Travis
County line, RM 1431 and Boggy Ford, as
land continues to be annexed by the city.
Houses range in price from the high 100s
to well over $1 million, with the median
price range about $250,000. Lago Vista is
the place for active people and is known for
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