Leander Homes For Sale
Leander is a rapidly growing city northwest of Austin near the Texas Hill Country and adjacent to Cedar Park, Texas. Leander originally was established as “Bagdad” in 1882, with the first settlers arriving four decades before as recipients of land grants for their service in the Texas Revolution. Leander is known for its affordability and its quality schools and has over 30,000 residents. The City of Leander has award-winning land planning initiatives to prepare for the area’s expected continued development and growth.
Leander is 22 miles northwest of Austin off of Tollway 183A in zip codes 78641 and 78646. Leander borders Cedar Park.
Students in Leander attend Leander Independent School District schools.
In addition to the public schools listed below, private schools in Leander include Sterling Classical School, Lifesprings Academy, Leander UM Mother’s Day Out, Goddard School, Children’s Garden DC, Tots, Stepping Stone X, Kingdom Kids Day Care, Debbie’s Dynamic Darlings, and Tres Amigos Preschool.
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City-owned Crystal Falls Golf Club offers a short but challenging 18-hole golf course in the peaceful surroundings of the hill country. The Golf Club hosts the Hill Country Amateur, voted 2010 “Tournament of the Year” by Austin Amateur Golf Association.
Benbrook Ranch Park – The newest Leander Park, Benbrook has soccer fields, a softball field, pavilion, hike and bike trails, a BMX track, skate park, disc golf course, and restrooms.
Devine Lake Park – This 34 acre park offers open space areas for recreational activities such as fishing, non-motorized boating, and wildlife observation.
Mason Creek Park – This neighborhood park offers a large playscape, a small trail, picnic tables, and a water fountain.
Robin Bledsoe Park – Bledsoe is an 18-acre park with two lighted baseball/soccer fields, a playscape, swimming pool, water playscape, and pavilion with picnic tables, BBQ grill, concessions, restrooms, basketball court, and an amphitheater.
Travis County-operated Sandy Creek Park is a 25-acre park on a quiet cove of Lake Travis that offers boat access and opportunities for swimming, nature walks, birding, camping, and fishing. It is home to several rare bird and plant species, including the endangered Golden-cheeked Warbler.
The Active Adult Recreation Center provides a meeting place for group activities and clubs.
The Leander Public Library offers books and resources for Leander residents.
Shopping and Restaurants
American dining in Leander includes the Crystal Falls Golf Course, Two Saints Baking Co. & Café, Moody’s, and Billy Joe’s Family Bistro. Smokey Mo’s is a barbecue restaurant in town, and Great Wall and Luigi’s are Chinese and Italian choices, respectively. Jardin Del Ray offers Mexican food, and AJ’s Pizzaria offers pizza. There are also numerous fast food restaurants.
Leander and the bordering town of Cedar Park have most stores residents find convenient, such as Super Target, Wal-Mart, HEB, Kohl’s, and Lowe’s, plus an assortment of smaller retail establishments.
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