A sort of effortless collision of opposites, the Texas Hill Country is both rustic and elegant, limestone and wildflowers, wrought-iron and suede, rough-hewn and delicately woven. Given the unparalleled beauty of this region, we aren’t the least bit surprised that the Texas Hill Country has inspired architects and builders to create homes and neighborhoods that go far above and beyond the standard for “luxury real estate.”
In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at the details of a few of our favorite Hill Country homes. From original exposed brick to cutting-edge kitchen design, these incredible properties defy “luxury” stereotypes...just like the landscape that inspired them.
New Braunfels, TX 78132
As the personal home of a renowned contractor, 620 San Marcos Trail features only the best design elements. Described as “resort style living,” this home features top-of-the-line millwork, windows, doors, appliances, counters, and more. Excellence and quality can be seen from foundation to roof, making this luxury home a true architectural work of art! Owners and residents will enjoy spacious, well-designed bedrooms and bathrooms, an immaculate pool, outdoor kitchen, putting green, sport court, and guest house. The attached garage also includes an additional detached garage/workshop. To top it all off, the home is offset by a beautifully manicured landscape and beautiful Hill Country views.
Bulverde, TX 78163
As the historic homesite of a wealthy Texas family, 1275 Stoney Ridge Road offers the rare opportunity to live in a reimagined Hill Country original. Truly one-of-a-kind, this spacious ranch home is the very definition of modern farmhouse charm, boasting barn doors, a farmhouse sink, remodeled kitchen, hardwood floors, generous bathrooms, a resort-style pool, wood-burning fireplace, and a spacious guesthouse. And did we mention the acreage? A true ranch property, this home is surrounded by nearly 50 acres of private property.
Canyon Lake, TX 78133
In the premier Canyon Lake community, 587 Oak Shores Dr boasts gorgeous views, an incredible location, and plenty of opportunity for adventure. Huge windows and strategic architecture take full advantage of the breathtaking location, featuring sparkling views of the area’s sparkling namesake from the kitchen, living room, and master bedroom. Boasting an immaculate master suite, an open floor plan, exterior decks, and a protected cove with boat ramp, this home is perfect for anyone looking to fuse luxury and the great outdoors.
156 Dolphin Terrace
Amarillo, TX 79118
From the moment you set foot inside the glassed-in atrium, it’s clear 156 Dolphin Terrace was built to impress. Built with a masterful eye for design and luxury concept, this custom home is also refreshingly simple. With three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a gorgeous pool. The kitchen features granite countertops, stainless appliances, and a trash compactor. All bathrooms have been re-imagined with travertine and granite. The incredible travertine deck overlooks the lake and in-ground pool, while the patio features a large covered outdoor kitchen! The side area is your own park with terraced lawn and a charming grove of mature trees.
Spring Branch, TX 78070
2162 River W ay is a stunning estate built on over two beautiful acres in River Crossing, a luxury golf course community offering large homes and unparalleled views. The property features superb craftsmanship, an open floor plan, beamed ceilings, giant windows, dual fireplace, and more. The interior boasts artful finishes, Venetian plaster work, a gourmet kitchen, wine cooler and more.
In our opinion, River Crossing is perfect for anyone seeking both luxury and natural beauty: just check out the PGA-quality golf course, resort style pool, tennis and basketball courts, children’s playground, fitness center, and walking trails!
Canyon Lake, TX 78133
Looking for your own piece of the Hill Country? 1065 Bendel Ranch Rd is your chance to enjoy both the privacy and charm of a high-acreage property along with a wealth of modern luxuries. Sitting atop 23 acres, this home was recently remodeled to feature custom finishes, maple flooring, tin walls, wood beams, barn doors, and so much more.
If the ancient piece of real estate wisdom, “Location! Location! Location!” has any merit, it’s certainly seen in the Texas Hill Country. With a horizon that stretches for miles, the landscape is dotted with sprawling oaks, craggy bluffs, and luxury homes that take our breath away.
To find your own piece of the Texas Hill Country, contact one of our expert REALTOR®s and start exploring!