Great Hills is a highly coveted community in Northwest Austin. It attracts residents seeking a home in a setting with scenic views, beautiful Texas Hill Country landscape and great schools. Although close to lively Downtown Austin, homeowners enjoy a feeling of seclusion once they reach home. There are a variety of housing types in the community, including luxury apartments and Spanish Colonial-style homes.
Homes in Great Hills Austin
House hunters can find a variety of home styles in Great Hills. Homes range in size from 851 to 4,190sq. Ft. and come in a variety of housing types, including condos, townhomes, lefts and single-family homes. They range from 1 to 5 bedrooms and 1 to 5 bathrooms. Lot sizes are typically one acre or less. Build dates range from 1972 to 2020.
Great Hills is located nearby popular shopping and dining establishments. There is also a hotel, cinema, bookstore, and several coffee shops. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy parks, a country club, a pool, a playground, and hiking and bike trails in the area.
Shopping in the area includes The Arboretum, one of Austin’s few open-air shopping centers. There, shoppers can enjoy a fountain garden, several open green spaces, and more than 40 shops and restaurants, including Z Gallerie, The Gap, Barnes & Noble, the Cheesecake Factory, Amy’s Ice Creams, and more. Arboretum Market is across the street, which is home to the only Trader Joe’s in North Austin as well as Williams-Sonoma, Sephora, and Pottery Barn Kids.
Local restaurants offer great options for refueling after a long day of shopping. Diners can choose from selections from Tex-Mex classic Chuy’s to American cuisine at the Roaring Fork. New eateries open regularly, which gives a growing number of dining options for locals to choose from.
There are several lovely parks in the community that residents can enjoy. Great Hills Park covers 80-plus acres and includes a 1.7-mile hiking trail, a playscape, and covered pavilion, picnic tables, exercise equipment, and more. The 48-acre Bull Creek District Park is a short drive away. It features limestone boulders, natural springs, and waterfalls and is a popular destination for dog owners. There is also a large multipurpose field, a barbecue pit, a picnic table, 12 volleyball courts, and a fishing pier.
Sports can be enjoyed at the Great Hills Country Club. The members-owned club is home to an 18-hole course. Throughout the facility, players can also enjoy access to tennis on one of eight courts, swim laps in the junior Olympic-size pool, and a fitness center.
Students in Great Hills attend the Austin Independent School District. AISD schools include Anderson High School. The community is also serviced by Round Rock Independent School District which is home to the nationally-ranked Westwood High School.