5 Things to Look For in a North Austin Community
North Austin is a great location for those who want to live in the Hill Country yet still be close to the city and all its urban conveniences. How do you find the right community to start that next chapter of your life.
Published on: August 05, 2020
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Here are five things to look for in a master-planned community that will nurture lasting memories for your family.

 1. Community Size

North Austin has wide open spaces, so you’ll want a community that has enough room to roam, but not too big that you feel overwhelmed.

One such community is Orchard Ridge. Built to be a welcomed Hill Country escape, Orchard Ridge is an all-natural, boutique lifestyle community that takes advantage of the rolling topography of North Austin. It offers move-in ready, modern farmhouse homes starting at the low $200s-$400s.

Families who want to build their dream home can choose a homesite and floor plan from Orchard Ridge’s top-rated home builders and tailor the design for their lifestyle and needs.

2. Natural Amenities

A great North Austin community uses the Hill Country’s scenic topography to its full advantage through natural, unique amenities.

Amenities like trails, which let you walk, hike or bike through the gorgeous Hill Country, or community gardens, where you can grow your own fruits and vegetables, allows you and your family to explore and participate in all the Hill Country has to offer.

3. Amenity Center

Having an amenity center in your community means fun, family-friendly activities are just right down the street. Family outings to the upscale pool or friendly, neighborhood gatherings at the amenity center’s outdoor pavilion will become the norm, leading to lifelong memories your family will cherish.

 4. Location

North Austin communities are great since they are only a short drive away from the city, which means you can enjoy both the tranquility of the Hill Country and all the dining, live music and culture Austin has to offer. Consider how close your next home will be to metropolitan essentials including close proximity to 183A and the Domain.

If you want to look for something closer to your North Austin community, the towns in that area are also full of fun offerings for the entire family. Liberty Hill in North Austin has easy access to employment hubs, modern conveniences and unique natural attractions close to home.

5. Schools

Leander ISD is one of the fastest growing, top-ranking school districts in Texas. Its rigorous academic course options, award-winning athletics and fine arts programs makes it the best choice for families moving to North Austin.

Find all these exciting features and more at Orchard Ridge, North Austin’s one-of-a-kind, family-friendly community. From the rolling topography, to community gardens and upscale amenities, Orchard Ridge is the place where families “Live Healthy, Live Happy.”


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