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Highpointe Austin-Dripping Springs ♦ Location
Highpointe Subdivision ♦ Homes For Sale
The home search that follows features the homes currently for sale in the Highpointe Austin-Dripping Springs subdivision. If you find a property you would like to see, or if you want a NO Pressure Tour of Highpointe Homes, call Jim at 512.913.1557.
Highpointe Austin-Dripping Springs ♦ Real Estate Market Report ♦ 2011-2016
The table below gives an overview of real estate market activity in Highpointe over the past 6 years. Not all home sales are recorded in the Austin Board of Realtors MLS (direct sales by builders to home buyers). Hence, the data shown are incomplete.
HIGHPOINTE Austin-Dripping Springs ♦ Real Estate Market Data ♦ 2011-2016
# of Homes Sold
Median Sales Price
Avg. Sales Price
Sales Price Range
Avg. Days on Mkt.
Age of Homes Sold
Sq. Ft. of Homes Sold
Highpointe real estate market data from the Austin Board of Realtors, 1/1/2011 - 12/31/2016.
Features and Facts ♦ Highpointe Austin/Dripping Springs Subdivision
Highpointe ♦ Hill Country Setting!
Highpointe is being developed on 740 acres of Hill Country real estate southwest of Austin. When completed, Highpointe is to have about 1,000 homes. The neighborhood is actually about 8 miles from Dripping Springs, and 19 miles from Downtown Austin. Highpointe features "oodles" of large oak trees that beautifully decorate the entry, the main streets and homesites. More than half of the homesites are greenbelt lots. The community is also gated, adding a layer of security for Highpointe homeowners!
The Highpointe Residents' Club and Other Features!
Not many neighborhoods have a community amenity center like the one in Highpointe! This club for residents of Highpointe features four pools, a two-story gym/fitness center, meeting rooms, a basketball court, two tennis courts, baseball field, soccer field, childrens' playscape and an outdoor pavilion with BBQ grill. The Residents' Club is situated on a lovely lake and is surrounded by a number of stately oak trees. Look across the lake to the rear of several of the builders' model homes.
The different commmunities in Highpointe are linked by over 5 miles of hike and bike trails. You might say that Highpointe has something for everyone ... except golfers. There are a number of golf courses in the area, including the Grey Rock Golf Club at Circle C Ranch.
Highpointe ♦ Builders and Home Choices
In January 2016, Highpointe builders include Wilshire Homes (homes from the $410s, Buffington Homes (homes from the upper $300s), and Megatel Homes (from the $450s). Former neighborhood builders Pulte and Standard Pacific have closed out their work in Highpointe.
Homes in Highpointe come on four sizes of lots ranging from 65' up to 105'. There are quite a number of plans available for new construction homes, and in the resale market as well. As with other neighborhoods, Highpointe has a number of sections (or smaller neighborhoods), with homes of varying sizes, features and prices.
The homes in Highpointe range in size from 1,800 sq. ft. of living space to over 8,000 sq. ft. Sales prices for the homes sold in the neighborhood in 2015 ranged in price averaged $410k. You can likely find a home in Highpointe that fits your lifestyle and budget.
Shopping and Other Opportunities ♦ Highpointe Subdivision Residents
It is just a few miles from this peaceful setting in the Southwest Austin Hill Country to plenty of shopping, eating and entertainment opportunities. Highpointe residents go to places like the Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave (15 miles), the Barton Creek Mall (15 miles), Escarpment Village in Circle C Ranch (HEB grocery store, eating and small businesses), Home Depot and HEB-plus in Dripping Springs, and much more at the intersections of US-290 and Mopac (Sam's, Best Buy, Super WalMart, e.g.) and William Cannon and Mopac.
Outdoor activities accessible from Highpointe include the Hamilton Pool Preserve, Pedernales Falls State Park, the Highland Lakes (including Lake Travis and Lake Austin), and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
HighPointe Property Owners Association
Membership in the HighPointe Property Owners Association is required. Dues (or fees) are used to keep up the landscaping in the community, take care of the Residents' Club, enforce deed restrictions, etc.
Real Estate Taxes in Highpointe
Part of the price of living in the Hill Country in an upper end subdivision like Highpointe is higher taxes. Why is this so? Though the subdivision is not in either the Austin or Dripping Springs city limits (no city taxes), the utility services (water and sewage, e.g.) are provided through Hays County Municipal District #5. The overall tax rate in 2015 was around $2.99/$100 in property value. Tax rates and property values typically change annually.
Highpointe Subdivision ♦ Public Schools for Students
Students living in the Highpointe subdivison learn the 3 R's at schools of the Dripping Springs Independent School District. Parents and prospective homeowners should verify current schools with DISD. School boundaries are redrawn from time to time.