Spanish Oaks is a modern-day Hill Country subdivision. With lots that encompass the private Spanish Oaks golf course, houses in this neighborhood are large and spacious but feel like they are tucked away in a Hill Country Resort.
The reality is that if you live here, you’re actually only twenty-five minutes from downtown Austin.
Resort amenities, championship golf, picturesque Hill Country views, easy access to downtown Austin — these are just a few reasons why families are calling the Spanish Oaks neighborhood their home.
The overall neighborhood is over 1,200 acres with 396 home sites for families looking for a little piece of Hill Country heaven. Acquisition of the land happened in 1998 when Synchro Realty LLC began to lay the foundation for the development by securing entitlement rights and setting up the necessary infrastructure for the top-rated living spot.
Spanish Oaks is known as one the most premier neighborhoods in the Lake Travis area. Several words that come to mind when describing the homes found in Spanish Oaks include: luxury, sophistication and elegance. There are also several homes in Spanish Oaks that have won awards, like the Iconic Homes of America competition.
Built on sloping hills, most lots range from 1/2 acre to over 2 acres. Styles vary from modern to Tuscan, with some homes overlooking Barton Creek and Little Barton Creek, while others feature views of the stunning golf course that weaves its way throughout the neighborhood and preserve land that surround the community.
Restaurants & Shopping
When you’re looking for a good meal but don’t want to head far from home, try the Swim Lodge Bar & Grill at the Pool Pavilion, which features the flavors of the Hill Country within a few minutes from home. In addition, many of the best restaurants in the Lake Travis area are right around the corner from Spanish Oaks at The Hill Country Galleria, The Shops at the Galleria, Bee Cave and Lakeway.
If you’re a fan of organic foods and veggies, the Lone Star Farmers Market makes an appearance at The Shops at the Galleria on Sunday morning, so you’re never too far from a fine selection of healthy eating options.
Fitness & Family
As with many communities in the Lake Travis area, fitness is a central focus for many families. Whether your idea of a great work out is hitting the gym or heading out in nature to break a sweat, Spanish Oaks has you covered. Rolling hills, scenic gravel walking/biking paths and access to protected nature preserves make this community the ideal setting for people seeking active lifestyles.
Take a trip down to the Pool Pavilion for over 18,000 square feet of swimming fun at your fingertips. Sandy beaches for the kids, sport court and volleyball courts give you a blend of fitness and entertainment, all in that same Texas-style elegance so popular to the neighborhood.
Situated near the Pool Pavilion is the Spanish Oaks Private Fish Camp which includes a bait shop, fishing dock and 4.5 acre stocked pond.
You can also spend your days at the Spanish Oaks Golf Club enjoying one of the top rated golf courses in Texas or enjoying the amenities and events at the luxurious clubhouse. And if you have aspiring tennis players in the family, the Austin Tennis Academy is a state-of-the-art tennis facility within the neighborhood that provides a program for junior tennis players.
In addition to these exercise opportunities available on-site there are a collection of private gyms and yoga studios in nearby Bee Cave and Lakeway, so you truly have your choice of ways to stay in shape.
As a part of Lake Travis ISD, Lake Travis High School, Lake Travis Middle School and Lake Pointe Elementary are the public options for students to call home, in addition to the many private educational opportunities near the neighborhood. Starting in 2014, Lake Travis Middle School opened at its new location off Bee Creek Rd. in Spicewood, which is just a short drive from Spanish Oaks.
Major Street Boundaries
You can access the community from the northern border at State Highway 71 at Spanish Oaks Club Blvd. This picturesque winding road will bring you into the major parts of the development, heading Southeast until you get to the Barton Creek which borders it on the East.
The East entrance to Spanish Oaks sits at the bottom of the hill at State Highway 71 at Bohls Cabin Park. You know you are in the right place when you head past the historic Bee Cave cabins.
Can you live here?
Located within 24/7 guard gated entrances and protected Hill Country nature preserves, Spanish Oaks lets you get the perfect combination of peace and tranquility to enjoy with your family. World-class golf, stunning homes and closeness to the city all rank high on the list of reasons why people choose to make the move. If you seek luxurious resort-style living in the Hill Country without having to give up the perks of the city, Spanish Oaks is for you.
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