One of Austin’s most prestigious master-planned communities, River Place spreads south of RM 2222 all the way to the Colorado River and sits just east of Steiner Ranch in Travis County’s 78730 zip code. The neighborhood, 15 miles northwest of Downtown Austin is both a golf and waterfront community.
Over 1,100 homes make up this impressive community, begun in the late 1990s, in subdivisions such as Watersedge at River Place, Estates at River Place, Overlook at River Place, among others. River Place’s master plan, designed to protect the area’s land and water, includes nature trails, preserves, and a private marina. Also, the community has winding streets with street lights, underground utilities, and sidewalks, which make each area appear meticulously maintained. All in all, this is a community that many buyers seek out to have good schools in an attractive, protective environment. It is those Texas Hill Country views and access to the Colorado River that are the deciding factor for most buyers that come to River Place.
Many River Place homes for sale are luxury residences that have fabulous views of canyonlands and creeks enhanced by large windows, balconies, decks and outdoor living areas. Houses along Big View Drive at the southern end of the neighborhood back to the Colorado River and have the big views that their address describes. Many also feature boathouses and swimming pools.
Buyers enjoy visiting River Place homes for sale. The homes are 1 and 2-story residences, some with Spanish-influenced architecture that includes red tile roofing, paved driveways, arched entryways, and courtyards. Traditional houses are also abundant in many subdivisions with brick, stucco and stone exteriors frequently seen throughout many areas of this community.