Dripping Springs, TX Real Estate & Homes For Sale
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Homes for Sale in Dripping Springs, TX
Dripping Springs Regional Information
Situated 25 miles southwest of Austin in Texas Hill Country, the city of Dripping Springs is in Hays County and is characterized by its rolling hills, abundant wildlife, rocky creeks and beautiful views. Offering its residents the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed, rural lifestyle, the community remains conveniently close to downtown Austin and its many amenities. Most properties within the community are ranch-style homes situated on spacious plots of land, with prices typically being a bit more affordable than those found in the city of Austin. Dripping Springs is located in Hays County at the intersection of Highway290 and Ranch Road 12.
Dripping Spring’s modern history dates back to the 1850s, at which time three families moved from Mississippi to Texas. The group came upon the area that is now known as Wallace Mountain and claimed the spot as their home. Despite being located only 30 miles from the capital of Texas, the area was still considered to be a part of the frontier. The first postmaster, John Moss, was appointed on June 5, 1857. It was at this time that the community was officially named Dripping Springs in honor of the dripping springs at a branch of the Edwards Aquifer. The community soon became a stagecoach stop and part of a freight line that ran between Fredericksburg and Austin.
Dripping Springs Education
The Dripping Springs community is served by the award-winning Dripping Springs Independent School District (ISD). The district, which serves approximately 5000 students, offers a comprehensive curriculum based on achieving the highest student achievement.
and is designed to promote student excellence and is structured to guarantee student success. Currently, the District operates five campuses along with a central administrative office, a special education cooperative, and separate transportation and support service facilities.
The District maintains an average teacher/pupil ratio of 15.9 for all grades. Outstanding academic and extracurricular activities are available to all students. Students routinely participate and excel in U.I.L. competition. The Texas Education Agency has rated the District Recognized in the Accountability Rating System for the 2009-2010 school year. The schools are the center of the community, and parents and other community members actively support the schools through PTO/PTA and volunteer programs. Parents and the public are kept well-informed of educational activities through two local newspapers, a variety of parent organizations and school board activities.
The district is only one of seven in the state to be recognized by the AP Board Honor Roll. The school has also received a five-star rating form the Texas Comptroller and has a 99 percent graduation rate, with 93 percent going on to college. The district’s elementary schools include Dripping Springs Elementary School, Walnut Springs Elementary School, Rooster Springs Elementary School, Dripping Springs Middle School and Dripping Springs High School.
And for those looking for higher education, Austin Community College, Concordia Lutheran College, St. Edward’s University, Texas State University and the University of Texas at Austin are just short drive away from Dripping Springs. There are also numerous career colleges and technical schools located in the central Texas area.
Dripping Springs Recreation
Due to its location in Texas Hill Country, Dripping Springs provides its residents with access to a variety of natural and historic attractions. Among these is Hamilton Pool, which is a natural grotto located just off of the Pedernales River. The fast-growing town also has a farmer’s market, numerous shops and restaurants, and a variety of conveniences. As a suburb of Austin, the city of Dripping Springs also provide residents with easy access to all of the amenities the Austin area has to offer.
Spend the day in Dripping Springs touring area vineyards, sampling locally produced salsas and jellies or traveling just down the road to hike, swim or enjoy the scenery at Hamilton Pool, Pedernales Falls State Park, and West Cave Preserve.
The "dripping springs" which served as the catalyst for the name of the city, is located in the heart of Dripping Springs. Visitors from all over the globe come to enjoy the history of our city, shop in well-known establishments and enjoy world-famous barbecue.
Dripping Springs Quality of Life
The Hill Country beckons to you - and the gateway to that beautiful scenery begins in the small, slow-paced and welcoming city of Dripping Springs. Stop, take a deep breath and stay around to enjoy the nice people, wonderful shops and good eats.
Dripping Springs offers you a true blend of hill country living with all the benefits of a cosmopolitan city at your doorstep. An emerging community to Austin, Dripping Springs is home to numerous artists, skilled craftsmen, organic produce and exotic animal farms. Still largely agricultural, Dripping Springs is a fast-growing community that is attractive because of its top-rated schools, small-town atmosphere and close proximity to both Austin and San Antonio. Dripping Springs remains a close-knit community where you can create a lifestyle that promotes personal, professional and spiritual growth.
Today, many custom homebuilders and developers are constructing new homes in the Dripping Springs community in response to growing demand for housing. With its sweet, rural atmosphere and beautiful scenery, Dripping Springs is a great option for those who want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city while still remaining close enough to enjoy all that it has to offer.
Dripping Springs Business Overview
The Dripping Springs Chamber of Commerce and the City of Dripping Springs have partnered together to provide the starting point for businesses and site location professionals looking for economic, business and community data in the Greater Dripping Springs area. Their priorities are business retention and expansion, the continuous building of a skilled and dedicated workforce, and developing partnerships with business leaders throughout the area in an encompassing approach to economic development
Dripping Springs TX Real Estate Agents
Looking to purchase a home in Dripping Springs? Allow us to guide you when purchasing your new Dripping Springs property or during the sale of your current residence. As local real estate agents, we have up-to-date information on the Dripping Springs, Texas real estate market's unique dynamics. Connect with us to get more information about buyer or seller representation. Preparing to sell your Dripping Springs home? View our market analysis page for a home value estimate within moments.
We do know the Dripping Springs real estate market inside and out; which means that we can lead buyers to the areas that speak to their specific needs. More than anything, we pride ourselves on the relationships that we build with our clients; relationships that are built on mutual trust. We build that trust by providing our clients with our understanding of the market and professional expertise.
Koehler Real Estate is the agency to contact when you are planning to buy or sell a townhome, condominium or a luxury home in Dripping Springs, TX. If you would like to inquire about other property that are for sale in Dripping Springs but not yet listed on our website, please contact us at 210-422-1489 and we will be happy to help you find the right property that would fit your search criteria.
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