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La Ventana Homes for Sale ♦ Driftwood - Austin ♦ La Ventana Real Estate


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La Ventana Subdivision Driftwood-Austin ♦ Location

  • Zip Code: Driftwood, TX 78619
  • Austin MLS Areas: HD, HH, HW (Hays County)
  • Neighborhood Location: The La Ventana development is located southwest of Austin on FM-1826 (aka Camp Ben McCullough Road). Take FM-1826 southwest from US-290W or Mopac/SH-45 to its intersection with FM-150. Turn left on FM-150 to Elder Hill Rd. (aka CR-170), then right about a mile to the entrance at La Ventana Pkwy.
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Homes for Sale La Ventana Driftwood-Southwest Austin

The home search that follows shows the current MLS listings of Homes for Sale in La Ventana. If you see a home that interests you or want a No Pressure Appointment to see homes in La Ventana, call Jim at 512.913.1557.

La Ventana Driftwood-Austin ♦ Real Estate Market Activity ♦ 2011-2016

The table of Austin MLS data below provides an overview of real estate activity in La Ventana over the past six years. 

LA VENTANA DRIFTWOOD-AUSTIN ♦ Real Estate Market Report ♦ 2011-2016

Year

# of Homes Sold

Median Sales Price

Avg. Sales Price

Sales PriceRange

Avg. Days on Mkt.

Age of Homes Sold

Sq. Ft. of Homes Sold

2011 5 $473,000 $512,600 $450,000-$659,000 189 2000-2011 3,083-4,281
2012 12 $459,000 $513,944 $325,000-$845,000 128 2000-2012 2,976-5,728
2013 7 $540,000 $519,714 $340,000-$766,000 169 2001-2012 2,826-4,945
2014 11 $582,000 $650,382 $362,000-$1,115,000 126 2001-2014 2,769-5,012
2015 18 $583,000 $603,946 $406,665-$884,900 73 2001-2015 2,889-4,842
2016 11 $650,000 $690,936 $492,500-$1,090,000 103 2002-2015 3,100-5,268

 La Ventana Driftwood real estate market data from the Austin Board of Realtors 1/1/2011 - 12/31/2016. 
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La Ventana Neighborhood ♦ Features

La Ventana Driftwood ♦ Location, Amenities and Other Features

Located in Driftwood, TX 78619, La Ventana is situated to the West of Buda, TX, and is about 13 miles southwest of Circle C Ranch in Austin. This gated community is one of the top single-family residential developments in Hays County. La Ventana has three sections of development: La Ventana (the original), La Ventana West, and the Preserve at La Ventana (newest and southernmost section).

This is one of the 3 pools at the Rancher's Club in La Ventana, Driftwood, TX.Homeowners in La Ventana enjoy the benefits of living close to Austin, along with those that come from living in the country. La Ventana is a short drive to either Wimberley or Dripping Springs, and all of their attractions and shopping, or to those places along IH-35 in Buda, Kyle, San Marcos and Austin. Some well-known nearby features include the Salt Lick restaurant, the Driftwood Estates and Duchman Family wineries, Cabela's Outdoor sporting goods outlet, Grey Rock and Plum Creek Golf Clubs and more.

La Ventana is an amenity-rich community. Features include the Rancher's Clubhouse with its meeting rooms and commercial kitchen, three swimming pools, driving range, huge pavilion with fireplace, exercise equipment, tennis court and playground for children.  Flat Creek (a wet-weather creek) runs between the community center and the driving range and tennis court area. Owners can also use the horse and hiking trails in the community. Membership in the La Ventana ROA is required.

La Ventana ♦ Builders, Homes and Homesites

A view of the neighborhood in La Ventana subdivision in Driftwood, TX 78619Except for the original ranch house (built 1975) in La Ventana, the homes in this Hill Country subdivision were all constructed beginning in the year 2000. Most of the homes were custom-built by a variety of builders. For a while, Mercedes Homes built a few spec homes in the neighborhood.

Homes in La Ventana range in size from around 2,700 sq. ft. to just over 5,000 sq. ft. The price range of homes sold through the Austin MLS in 2014 was $362,000-$1,115,000, giving a clear indication that La Ventana is an upscale community.  These homes typically have 3 garage spaces, 4-5 bedrooms and 3+ baths.

The typical lot size in La Ventana is 1-4 acres, but there are a few larger lots. As might be expected, views of the Hill Country, greenbelt and woods are common in La Ventana. Lots on higher elevations may have panoramic or creek/stream views. The development also has 35 or so lots that allow horses. A number of lots are also available in La Ventana for those who wish to build a custom home.

La Ventana Taxes and Utilities

Sign at the crossing of Flat Creek in La Ventana subdivision in Driftwood, TX 78619.Tax rates in La Ventana are relatively low for the Greater Austin area: from $1.87 to $2.20 per $100 of property value in 2014 (depending on the school district taxes). There are no Municipal Utility District taxes or city taxes. The primary taxing entities are Hays County and one of the school districts named below.

All of the homes in La Ventana have individual septic systems. Water is provided through a private water company.

La Ventana Subdivision ♦ Public Schools for Students

The schools attended by students who live in La Ventana depend on the location of the property in La Ventana. The neighborhood is served by three different school districts: Hays Consolidated ISDDripping Springs ISD, and Wimberley ISD. Parents and other potential homeowners should verify the currently assigned schools with the appropriate school district.


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