Rivercrest Homes for Sale
Rivercrest is high-end Austin real estate at its best. For those who have the means and the desire to purchase a one-of-a-kind dream home on rare waterfront property, you’ll find the opportunity here, in one of Austin’s most exclusive, private, and secluded enclaves. Set in west Austin (see west Austin homes for sale,) Rivercrest is a small community of only about 100 homes that was established in the early 1960s, but in the decades since has seen many homes replaced or remodeled to exacting standards. Homes can have waterfront boat docks or community boat dock access, and at times home listings here might include such phrases as “featured in Robb Report Magazine.” Read more
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Rivercrest Home Listings
3605 Rivercrest Dr - Austin, TX 78746
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- Rivercrest Add Sec 02
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- Ely Properties, Inc.
No Expense Spared, One Of A Kind Home Overlooking Lake Austin. Incredible Windows And Views! Main Level Has A Massive Deck Off The Kitchen/dining With A View Of Lake Austin, 2 Living Area And A Bedroom. Floating Stair Case Connects The Levels. Upper Level Has A Gigantic Master Suite W/a Deck Overlooking Lake, Imagine Relaxing Here. Catwalk Connects To 2 More Beds. ...
Home styles in Rivercrest range from majestic Mediterranean to ultra-modern contemporary, from a multi-tiered “treetop” structure to a sprawling 9,000 square foot mansion. Customized designs and features abound, with outdoor living areas, tiled balconies, oversized stone fireplaces, pools with swim-up bars, boat docks, home theatres, state of the art kitchens, and separate guest quarters.
The entry to Rivercrest is dramatic: turning off Bunny Run, the gentle downward slope of Hillbilly Drive takes residents deep into a heavily wooded area, where the branches of enormous, mature oak trees form a thick, high canopy of lush foliage. This gives way to open sky, and suddenly you are thrust onto Rivercrest Drive and its custom-built, luxury residences on the shores of Lake Austin.
Rivercrest Drive runs parallel to the waterway and dead-ends to a wooded area with a large dock for all the neighborhood boats. Most of the homes sit on Rivercrest, either on waterfront lots or on interior lots across the street. A handful of streets named in keeping with a theme (Pixie Cove, Elfland Drive, Troll Haven) feed off of Rivercrest and end in cul-de-sacs, with those homes sitting among gorgeous tall oak trees, backyards backing to the water.
Rivercrest Residential Real Estate Statistics*
$779,900 to $1,995,000
Size Range of Homes
2,310 to 4,642
Price Range of Homes (per square foot)
$312.15 to $598.74
Median Price (per square foot)
Average Days on the Market
* Based on August 8, 2012 to August 8, 2013 Data
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Rivercrest borders the Colorado River, to the west of Capital of Texas Highway, near Westlake Drive. Rivercrest is in zip code 78746 and in MLS Area 8W. It is about 13 miles from downtown Austin.
Rivercrest offers a community boat dock for those homes that do not already have their own private boat docks.
Residents of Rivercrest are right across Capital of Texas Highway (360) from the Austin Country Club. Since its founding in 1899, as the oldest golf course in Texas, this course has been home to PGA golf champions and also offers tennis courts, a swimming pool, and dining options. Membership is by invitation only.
The Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve is a moment south of Rivercrest and offers over two miles of trails through 227 acres of woodland and grassland.
Emma Long Metropolitan Park is just north of Rivercrest. With 70 acres along Lake Austin, the park offers sand volleyball courts, camping and picnic areas, a swimming area, and two boat ramps.
Shopping and Restaurants
A hop across the lake is Ski Shores Café.
Davenport Village is the shopping and dining hub for Rivercrest residents, with over 40 upscale offerings, including retail stores and banks, plus restaurants such as Uno Trattoria and Wine Bar and Maudie’s Tex-Mex.
Rivercrest is a ten minute drive south to Barton Creek Mall, which has hundreds of stores, including Nordstrom and Dillard’s, and a ten minute drive north to the Arboretum shopping center, which also offers hundreds of stores.
Rivercrest is in the Eanes Independent School District (see Eanes ISD homes for sale.)
Bridge Point Elementary (See Bridge Point Elementary homes for sale)
Hill Country Middle School (See Hill Country Middle School homes for sale)
Westlake High School (See Westlake High School homes for sale)
St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, St. Theresa’s Catholic School, Trinity Episcopal School of Austin, Children’s Center of Austin, Highland Park Baptist School, Ace Academy, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, Austin Jewish Academy
There is no homeowners’ association in Rivercrest.
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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from April 29th, 2017 at 2:15pm CDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.
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