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Rim Rock Homes for Sale ♦ Driftwood-Southwest Austin ♦ Rim Rock Real Estate


Sign at one of the entries to the Rim Rock Subdivision in Driftwood/SW Austin.Nearby Heart of Austin Homes featured neighborhoods include ...
 Alta MiraBelterra
Barstow Court Circle C RanchCircle C West  Fairway Estates, Enclave Estates, Enclave (Circle C West)  Friendship Ranch Highpointe Hills of Texas La VentanaLadera Ledge Stone Lewis Mountain Ranch Loma Vista MeridianMuirfieldReunion Ranch Rim Rock ♦ Sawyer Ranch
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Rim Rock Driftwood-Austin Subdivision ♦ Location

  • Zip Code: Driftwood, TX 78619
  • Austin MLS Area: HD (Hays County, Dripping Springs, Driftwood, etc.)
  • Neighborhood Location: Rim Rock is located southwest of Austin on FM-1826 (also known as Camp Ben McCullough Road) about four miles from Driftwood. It is about 19 miles from Downtown Austin. From Austin, travel Mopac and SH-45 to FM-1826, turn left and go 5-6 miles. From US-290, turn left on FM-1826 about a mile past the Oak Hill "Y". Travel about 9 miles to the first Rimrock entrance at Ador Canyon Pass, which leads into the original section of Rim Rock. Continue on FM-1826 to the other sections of Rimrock on the left
  • More Rim Rock Info: Scroll down this page to learn more about the Rim Rock Subdivision.
     

Homes for Sale Rim Rock Driftwood-Southwest Austin

The  current MLS listings of homes for sale in Rim Rock are displayed below. If you see a home that interests you or want to set up a NO Sales Pressure appointment to see homes in Rim Rock, call Jim at 512.913.1557.

Rim Rock Driftwood-Austin ♦ Real Estate Market Activity ♦ 2009-2013

Home sale activity in Rim Rock subdivision are summarized in the table that follows. Not all homes in this relatively new residential development are reflected in the data, since some of the homes built by major and custom builders are not listed for sale in the Austin MLS.  

RIM ROCK Austin-Driftwood Real Estate Market Data ♦ 2009-2013

Year

# 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

2009 24 $400,000 $411,811 $295,000 to $632,500 128 2006 to 2009 2,525 to 4,900
2010 12 $387,450 $390,386 $340,000 to $464,350 138 2006 to 2010 2,608 to 4,884
2011 23 $358,799 $375,925 $296,000 to $523,000 143 2006 to 2011 2,702 to 4,246
2012 29 $390,000 $390,126 $297,200 to $475,000 97 2006 to 2012 2,800 to 4,076
2013 39 $425,000 $446,139 $339,919 to $700,000 99 2006 to 2013 2,698 to 4,530

Rim Rock real estate market data from the Austin Board of Realtors, 1/1/2009-12/31/2013.
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Rim Rock Neighborhood ♦ Features

Rim Rock's "Away-from-it-all" Southwest Austin Location

One view of the Rim Rock neighborhood southwest of Austin.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 county, but on larger lots than are available in subdivisions like BelterraHighpointe and Meridian (neighborhood links at the top of the page.).

Rim Rock ♦ Builders, Homes and Homesites

In Rim Rock, there are three key options for potential homeowners: (1) Purchase a lot in the original section and choose your 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.

Former Mercedes Homes Model in the Rim Rock subdivisionAs can be seen in the table above, previously-sold homes in Rimrock come in a wide range of sizes: from 2,525 sq. ft. to 4,900 sq. ft. Prices also varied widely in 2012: from $297k to $475k.

In addition to several custom home builders, there are several major area home builders are currently building homes in Rim Rock. These are Village Builders (Lennar Homes), Scott Felder Homes, Gehan Homes, Vintage Estate Homes (formerly Mercedes Premier Homes), and Brohn Homes. Custom builders include Partners in Building.

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 from just over 2,400 s.q. ft. to 4,324 sq. ft., with base prices ranging from the $320s up to the mid $500's.

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

Tax rates in Rim Rock, like those in many outlying residential developments, are higher than in Austin, for example. Why? Though there are no city taxes, the water service is provided through the Greenhawe WCID (water control and improvement district). Taxes from this WCID brought the total tax rate to near $3.04/$100 in property value in 2012. Other tax entities include the school district and Hays County.

All of the homes in Rimrock have septic systems. Electricity is provided by Pedernales Electric.

Video Tour ♦ Rim Rock Subdivision

The movie below is aimed at giving you a visual introduction to the Southwest Austin & Driftwood Rim Rock subdivision. Click on the image to get started. Enjoy!

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. The school assignments for the 2012-2013 school year are:

  • Elementary School: Walnut Springs (300 Sportsplex Drive ♦ Dripping Springs, Texas 78620 ♦ 512/858-3800)
  • Middle School: Dripping Springs (940 Highway 290 West ♦ Dripping Springs, TX 78620 ♦ 512/858-3400)
  • High School: Dripping Springs (111 Tiger Lane ♦ Dripping Springs, TX 78620 ♦ 512/858-3100)
     

Since school attandance zones are redrawn occasionally, parents should verify which schools are assigned to the Rim Rock neighborhood with the Dripping Springs ISD.


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