Homes for Sale ♦ Rim Rock Driftwood-Southwest Austin
The current MLS listings of homes for sale in Rim Rock are displayed below. If you'd like to see a home in Rim Rock, call Jim at 512.913.1557.
Nearby Featured Heart of Austin Homes Neighborhoods
Belterra ♦ Friendship Ranch ♦ Highpointe ♦ Hills of Texas ♦ La Ventana (Driftwood) ♦ Ledge Stone ♦ Reunion Ranch ♦ Rim Rock ♦ Rutherford West (Driftwood) ♦ Sawyer Ranch ♦ More Southwest Austin Neighborhoods
Rim Rock Driftwood-Austin Subdivision ♦ Location
Rim Rock Driftwood-Austin ♦ Real Estate Market Activity ♦ 2011-2018
Home sale activity over the past several years in Rim Rock subdivision are summarized in this table.
RIM ROCK Austin-Driftwood ♦ Real Estate Market Data ♦ 2011-2018
# 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
Rim Rock real estate market data from the Austin Board of Realtors, 1/1/2011-12/31/2018.
Rim Rock Neighborhood ♦ Features
Rim Rock's "Away-from-it-all" Southwest Austin Location
Rim Rock is designed to provide homeowners with the peaceful experience of living out in the Central Texas Hill Country. It is located just 19 miles from Downtown Austin via FM-1826. From Rim Rock, you can get to all things Austin and Central Texas with little trouble (depending on traffic, of course!). Rim Rock is a nice alternative for families who want to live in the country, but on larger lots than are available in subdivisions like Belterra and Highpointe (neighborhood links at the top of the page) or Meridian.
Rim Rock ♦ Builders, Homes and Homesites
In Rim Rock, there are three key options for potential homeowners: (1) Purchase a lot in the neighborhood and choose a custom builder. (2) Purchase an inventory or to-be-built home from one of the major builders in Rim Rock. (3) Buy a home that is on the resale market.
All Rim Rock homes are built on lots a minimum of 1 acre in size. The largest lot available in the original section in April 2009 was just over 3 acres. Some lots have Hill Country views and back up to green areas.
As can be seen in the table above, previously-sold homes in Rim Rock come in a wide range of sizes: from 2,518 sq. ft. to over 5,000 sq. ft. Prices also varied widely in 2018: from $429,900 to $781,389. The average sales price was $577k.
In addition to several custom home builders, there are several major area home builders are currently building homes in Rim Rock. These are Scott Felder, Century Communities, CastleRock Communities, Coventry Homes, and Dream Finder Homes.
These Rim Rock builders offer 1- and 2-story options with many standard features and plenty of other elevation and upgrade options for buyers who want to personalize their homes. New home sizes (base plans) vary widely.
In early 2019, the development of a new luxury golf and housing community, the Driftwood Golf and Ranch Club, has begun. Near the junction of FM-967 and FM-1826 (near Salt Lick BBQ), this community will at the lower borders of Rim Rock and of Rutherford West.
Rim Rock Area Features
Residents of Rim Rock live just a short drive from Southwest Austin and all it offers. Shopping venues include The Shops at Arbor Trails (Costco), Escarpment Village (Circle C Ranch, HEB grocery store), and the Sam's Club & WalMart Super Center developments at Mopac and US-290/71.
The community is also near the Grey Rock and Plum Creek Golf Courses, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the Veloway, Hamilton Pool and other outdoor attractions.
Rim Rock Taxes and Utilities
There are no city taxes, and the water service is provided through the Greenhawe WCID (water control and improvement district). The total tax rate was near $2.41/$100 in property value in 2018. Other tax entities include the Dripping Springs school district and Hays County.
All of the homes in Rimrock have septic systems. Electricity is provided by Pedernales Electric.
Rim Rock Subdivision ♦ Public Schools for Students
Rim Rock students learn the 3 R's and more at three schools of the Dripping Springs Independent School District. Since school attandance zones are redrawn occasionally, parents should verify which schools are assigned to the Rim Rock neighborhood with the Dripping Springs ISD.