Cedar Park, TX Real Estate and Homes for Sale
About Cedar Park, TX
Established in 1873, Cedar Park was developed around the ranch of Harriet Cluck and George. With the development of the railroad in the area, residents from Austin began traveling to Cedar Park to spend time at the park situated near the train depot.
Today, Cedar Park has become one of the fastest-growing cities in the US – and is responsible for a major share of growth in Williamson County. As this city continues to boom with ever-growing residential, business and infrastructure development, it has become even more appealing to homebuyers moving to communities north of Austin.
With nearby parks and lakes, award-winning schools, family-friendly atmosphere, spectacular views of Hill County, close proximity to major high tech employers and some of the most affordable real estate options in the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area, Cedar Park is very likely to remain one of the most popular choices to purchase a home in Austin. From large custom homes to small ranch houses, homebuyers have a wide range of price points and styles to choose from.
Residents of Cedar Park get to enjoy modern conveniences and don’t need to travel far for entertainment. Basketball enthusiasts can watch their favorite Austin Spurs players - of the NBA Development League - battling it out against big-league competitors. Moreover, hockey fans can also get in on the action by watching the Texas Stars work their way to the major league level. Both teams play their home games at the H-E-B Centre at Cedar Park.
The Cedar Park Event Centre is a contemporary venue that hosts a variety of music and sporting events throughout the year. With Travis Lake situated just 10 minutes away, residents can engage in water sports or access fishing docks. The area also features a number of soccer and baseball fields, swimming areas, climbing rocks, tennis courts, splash pads as well as a pavilion and picnic areas.
Lakeline Mall, Cedar Park Town Centre and 1890Ranch are three popular dining and retail districts in the city. In addition, there are more than 10 highly-acclaimed golf courses with the popular Fred Couples Signature Gold Course situated at the Twin Creeks Country Club, a 760-acre community that also features a water park, private clubhouse with dining facilities, community recreation center and various community walking trails.
Students are primarily served by the award-winning Leander Independent School District. Cedar Park High School regularly competes in statewide academic and athletic competitions. Neighborhoods in the eastern and southernmost areas of the city are partially or wholly served by the Round Rock Independent School District.
Over the years, various new master-planned communities have been developed around the city, which offer amenities such as family playgrounds, pools, community greenbelts, event centers as well as bike paths. Where older homes in the city offer mature trees and large lots, many new homes offer energy-efficient construction and interior finishes. Also, with the sizable presence of renowned employers like Apple, Samsung, and Dell, many homebuyers are bound to find the city to be an easy choice as opposed to commuting to and from Austin.