Oak Brook: A Small Community with a Big Heart
Oak Brook is a small but thriving community about three miles west of Round Rock, Texas, to the northwest of the Austin metropolitan area. A quiet tree-lined neighborhood of 420 homes, Oak Brook offers easy commuting access to Cedar Park, Round Rock, and downtown Austin. Abundant green space and always-green Live Oak trees provide a shady retreat for homeowners in this serene residential community. A proactive homeowners' association ensures Oak Brook property values and community atmosphere. In past years, the Oak Brook Homeowners Association has sponsored activities including a Fourth of July Parade, Craft Fest, and an annual Coats for Kids Fun Run.
Two-story and split-level homes make up the majority of properties in Oak Brook. Brick veneer is favored, though stone and stucco siding is also available. Sun rooms and outdoor living rooms are frequent additions to these upscale homes; some feature multi-level wooden decks and patios. Insulated windows and doors and attached two-car garages are standard. Outdoor hot tubs and swimming pools are available in select homes.
Oak Brook homes offer spacious, Southwestern-influenced interiors with lots of natural wood tones. Ceramic and slate tiles are frequently found in these luxurious open-plan homes. Gourmet kitchens with polished granite countertops and high-efficiency stainless-steel appliances make cooking dinner a pleasure, not a chore. High-end homes offer all the amenities you'd expect, from crown molding to formal dining, and dedicated exercise rooms allow residents to keep fit in the comfort of their own homes.
Award-Winning Schools in Round Rock ISD
Students residing in Oak Brook attend schools in the highly-desirable Round Rock Independent School District. Great Oaks and Brushy Creek Elementary Schools serve younger students; both have been rated Exemplary, the highest possible rating, by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) for their excellent academic standards. Cedar Valley Middle School offers a great education and a TEA rating of Recognized, as does McNeil High School. McNeil, a prior Blue Ribbon Award winning school, hosts the Round Rock district's Engineering Academy, a four-year program designed to prepare students for a career in engineering, and the Health Science Technology Academy, offering students the chance to pursue a variety of certifications in the Health Sciences field. The Mighty McNeil Maverick Band competes in marching band contests all over Texas, and has won a number of prestigious awards, including a Division One rating at the University Interscholastic League Region 26 Marching Contest.
Austin Hill Country
While many Oak Brook residents work in downtown Austin or surrounding areas, Oak Brook offers many attractions close to home. H-E-B offers full-line groceries a short drive away from home, while nearby Round Rock is home to fast-food outlets like Pizza Hut, Jack in the Box, and Subway. Z'Tejas Grill serves up the spice with its fresh take on Mexican cuisine, while the nearby Lakeline Mall complex offers a smorgasbord of choices in fine dining and retail shopping. The Cinemark Movies 8 in Round Rock has hot popcorn, cold drinks, and the latest Hollywood films for local residents to enjoy.Set in the rolling green countryside of Texas Hill Country, Oak Brook offers its residents outstanding schools, beautifully-appointed homes and lush green surroundings, all at very reasonable prices. Properties range from just under $200,000 to just over $300,000, making Oak Brook a real bargain in the Austin housing market.
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