Davenport Ranch TX Real Estate
Set high on the hills above Texas Hill Country, Davenport Ranch is a community of stunning views of the Hill Country and Austin city. Perhaps the epitome of the dual essence of Austin's subdivisions, Davenport truly enjoys proximity to nature combined with the convenience of not only its nearest town, whi features the Davenport Village shopping center, but also the lights and excitement of downtown Austin. It's a relaxed community close to hiking trails in the Wild Basin Reserve.
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Homes in Davenport Ranch
Davenport Ranch is a relatively new upscale community with many luxury homes. Interior finishings are the finest on offer, and the homes are generally large, between 2000 and 8000 square feet. Though a new development, it features many large old trees left there by developers. Greenbelts back many of the properties in Davenport Ranch.
While estate homes are common here, there are also more modest townhomes for people who need less space. Whatever the size, there are many new homes in Davenport Ranch to choose from. Architectural influences include anything from Mediterranean to Colonial. Perhaps a reflection of the success of people who can afford homes in Davenport Ranch, the streets are named for race horses.
Davenport Ranch is serviced by the highly acclaimed Eanes ISD. Bridge Point Elementary, Hill Country Middle School, and Westlake High School serve the residents from all of Davenport Ranch.
Take a drive along the 360/Loop One highway, a road cut through the undulating limestone hills, with sheer rock walls bordering either side. The iconic Pennybacker (360) Bridge over Lake Austin looms close. Turn onto a macadam road and keep climbing. And climbing. Startling Hill Country vistas reveal themselves around every turn, including the downtown Austin skyline in the distance. Set amid the natural splendor are cypresses, palm trees, live oaks – and extraordinary places to live. If it’s all about location, location, location, Davenport Ranch life is also all about views, views and more views.
When you purchase a home in Davenport Ranch, you’ve arrived in more ways than one. The dwellings in this new, exclusive development, part of Westlake Hills, range from grand manor houses to relatively modest townhomes, but all are graceful residences in harmony with the landscape and with each other. Some homes have the red roofs and open feel of estates in the Italian hill country or the Mediterranean; others are more traditional, brick-faced dwellings. The winding roads are named for thoroughbred racehorses (Canonero Drive, Bold Ruler Way) as if to suggest the drive and talent of the people living here.
Residents of Davenport Ranch get the best of what Austin has to offer: gorgeous landscapes, closeness to nature, upscale amenities and shops (the Davenport Village shopping center is minutes away), friendly neighbors, proximity to downtown Austin, and a laid-back lifestyle. They know why Austin is considered one of the most desirable cities in the US, because they live near so many of Austin’s most sought-after features, both natural and man-made. Lake Austin, the Wild Basin Reserve (with its outstanding hiking trails) and the Austin Country Club are on their doorstep, and the neighborhood’s premium homes and beautifully landscaped streets charm at first sight. If Davenport Ranch is a place where successful people can make a grand statement about their tastes and their enjoyment of life, they’ll also find they can still get quite a bit for their money. The homes come fitted with luxury-grade interior-design materials, appliances and all the other accoutrements of the good life that owners in this price range expect.
Davenport Ranch is served by one of the city’s best school districts, the Eanes ISD. All of Eanes’s six elementary schools and two middle schools boast the highest rating of Exemplary, and 93 percent of the 2006 high school Westlake High graduating class plan to continue their education; Westlake has also won many awards in both academics and athletics. Over three-quarters of the residents in zip code 78746, which includes Davenport Ranch, are college graduates. Many residents who choose to socialize do so regularly through events sponsored by the lively and active neighborhood association (website at www.davenportranch.org).
New homes in Davenport Ranch range from around $400,000 to over $2 million, with floor plans from about 2000 to more than 8000 square feet.
Electrical service to Davenport Ranch is provided by Austin Energy, water by Austin Water Utility, and gas by Texas Gas Service. TimeWarner Cable also serves the neighborhood.
Schools Serving Daveport Ranch
Bridge Point Elementary 512-732-9200
Hill Country Middle School 512-732-9220
Westlake High School 512-732-9280
Davenport Ranch Links of Interest
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