Major Neighborhoods in Leander ISD
published on November 13, 2019
Leander Independent School District is a popular choice for many looking to buy a home northwest of Austin and in the surrounding suburban areas. We’ve compiled some of the larger neighborhoods that can feed into this district below. (View all homes in Leander ISD.)
Steiner Ranch is a master-planned community of several thousand homes located on 4,600 acres between Lake Austin and Lake Travis. Homes are of a wide variety of price ranges, with builders including Affinity Homes, David Weekley, Drees Custom Homes, Echelon Homes, Highland Homes, Mercedes Homes, Meritage Homes, Partners in Building, Plantation Homes, Rollo Custom Homes, and Taylor Morrison Home. In addition to over 800 acres of nature preserves, Steiner Ranch offers over 20 miles of hike and bike trails and numerous private parks. Its Towne Square Community Center has a resort-style pool, covered pavilion, club room, and sport courts and fields. Bella Mar Community Center has a junior Olympic pool in addition to recreational pools, sport courts and fields, and a pavilion. John Simpson Community Center features a swimming pool, sport courts, and a pavilion. Residents also have access to boat loading areas at the Lake Club at Lake Austin.
River Place is a large master-planned community of around 1,200 homes. Located in northwest Austin, the community is set on over 1,400 acres that showcase nearby lake topography. The community is home to the River Place Country Club, a private club that offers a golf course, a 48,000-square foot clubhouse, tennis courts, swimming pools, a fitness center, dining, trails, playgrounds, and more. River Place offers waterfront access in some areas as well as locations that adjoin Balcones Canyon Land Preserve.
Crystal Falls is a master planned community set on over 5,000 Hill Country acres. The community includes the Crystal Falls Golf Course and a 5,000-square foot Golf Club at Crystal Falls that includes a pro shop and restaurant. The neighborhood also offers tennis courts, swimming, disc golf, fishing, parks, and playgrounds. A wide range of homes can be found in Crystal Falls’ many sections, included gated and acreage homes.
Travisso is a master-planned community in the Texas Hill Country that offers homes in a wide range of prices. With over 350 acres of open space, Travisso offers views and miles of nature trails as well as features such as a nine-acre amenity center with a clubhouse, a resort-style pool, a fitness center, tennis courts, a playscape, and a Lifestyle Director for year-round events. Builders include Taylor Morrison, Toll Brothers, Drees, and Highland Homes.
Avery Ranch is an 1,800-acre master-planned golf course community of over 4,000 homes in northwest Austin. In addition to the 18-hole Avery Ranch Golf Course and the Avery Ranch Golf Club with a Pro Shop and restaurant, the neighborhood has five amenity centers and a 60-acre lake, plus numerous sport courts, pools, and hike and bike trails. Homes in Avery Ranch range from townhomes to large golf-course estates. Builders for the community include D R Horton, Drees, Gehan, Meritage, Morrison, Partners in Building, Pulte, Ryland, and Wilshire Homes. Some homes in Avery Ranch are zoned for other districts so be sure to check with your real estate agent when conducting your home search.
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