Homes for Sale ♦ Rutherford West ♦ Driftwood-Southwest Austin
The current MLS listings of homes for sale in Rutherford West are displayed below. If you'd like to see a home in Rutherford West, call Jim at 512.913.1557.
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Rutherford West Driftwood-Austin ♦ Neighborhood Location
Rutherford West Driftwood-Austin ♦ Real Estate Market Activity ♦ 2015-2019
Home sale activity over the past several years in the Rutherford West subdivision is summarized in this table.
RUTHERFORD WEST Austin-Driftwood ♦ Real Estate Market Data ♦ 2015-2019
# 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
RUTHERFORD WEST real estate market data from the Austin Board of Realtors, 1/1/2015-12/31/2019.
Rutherford West Neighborhood ♦ Features
Rutherford West's "Away-from-It-All" Location near Southwest Austin
Rutherford West provides homeowners with "space" in the Central Texas Hill Country. So, if you are looking for home on a 1+acre lot outside of the Austin area, check out Rutherford West or Rim Rock.
Rutherford West ♦ Builders, Homes and Homesites
Rutherford West homebuilding and sales began in 2008, but slowed down until 2017. Now two new home builders, Coventry Homes and Buffington Homes, have a presence there. Rutherford West buyers have additional options available: having a custom home built, or purchasing a resale home.
New homes in Rutherford West are built on lots with a 1-acre minimum size. The typical home has 1.5 acres, with some in the neighborhood with over 3 acres. Some lots have Hill Country views and back up to green areas.
Homes sold over the past 5 years in Rutherford West vary in size from from 2,523 sq. ft. to 3,775 sq. ft. Prices varied in 2019 from $495k to $615k. The average sales price was $551k.
The Rutherford West builders offer both 1- and 2-story options with many standard features. In February 2020, Buffington Homes offers 10 plans (2,255 -3,970 sq. ft.) beginning at base prices of $472k to $605k. Coventry Homes offers 6 homes in its Elite Series (2,909 - 4,045 sq. ft., base prices $552,990 - $599,990) and 6 plans in its Executive Series (2,480 - 3,402 sq. ft., base prices $506k-$530k). Both builders offer options for buyers of their new homes to personalize them.
Work on a new luxury housing and golf community (Driftwood Golf and Ranch Club) has also been started in early 2019. This development will be on the south side of Rutherford West and Rim Rock, SE of the junction of FM-967 and FM-1826 (near Salt Lick BBQ).
Rutherford West Area Features
Nearby shopping venues in SW Austin 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. Or, go east via FM-967 to the Buda/Kyle/San Marcos or South Austin areas for many more options.
Golfers can "play a round" at the Grey Rock and Plum Creek Golf Courses. Features like the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the Veloway and Hamilton Pool, and other features like Downtown Austin, Zilker Park and Lake Austin, are all within a short drive.
Rutherford West Taxes and Utilities
Tax entities include the Dripping Springs school district and Hays County. There are no city taxes.
All of the homes in Rutherford West have septic systems. Electricity is provided by Pedernales Electric. Water service is provided through the Greenhawe WCID (water control and improvement district).
Rutherford West Subdivision ♦ Public Schools for Students
Rutherford West 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 with the Dripping Springs ISD which schools are currently assigned.