Under Construction: The Hill Country’s Newest Neighborhoods

Full of old-west charm and German heritage, the Hill Country is often known as an incredibly historic area. Just take a stroll through any of the area’s small Texas towns and take note of the historic architecture, traditional handiwork, and bakeries boasting age-old secret family recipes.

But history always has to start somewhere. And as the area’s obvious charm beckons so many new residents to put down roots in the Texas Hill Country, new histories are constantly being written into the Hill Country landscape.

Below are just a few of the neighborhoods that offer a fresh start to families interested in settling down in the Texas Hill Country!

1. Canyons at Scenic Loop

Boasting relaxing Hill Country views and convenient location near North San Antonio, Canyons at Scenic Loop offers you the chance to “custom design your dream home” on lots that range from 0.5 to 1.5 acres. Generous without being overwhelming, these lots allow for a strong sense of neighborly community, as well as a sense of privacy (not to mention the gated entrance). One of our favorite features of Canyons at Scenic Loop? The unparalleled views. View a list of builders here!

2. Hidden Trails

Coming soon to the Bulverde area, Lennar at Hidden Trails is a master-planned community conveniently located near Highway 281 and Hwy. 46. The community offers stunning new homes priced from $227,900s to the $269,900s. With 3-4 bedrooms and square footage between 1,662 and 3,036, this type of affordability can’t be beat in the coveted Hill Country!

3. Avery Park

The best of both worlds, New Braunfels neighborhood Avery Park offers the charm and affordability of country living, as well as the convenience of the city. Amenities of this neighborhood include a neighborhood pool, park, and on-site elementary school! Floor plans range from 1,300 to over 2,600 square feet, meaning every family can find a home that suits their unique needs. Schools include Clear Spring Elementary, Canyon Middle School, and Canyon High School.

4. The Reserve at Vintage Oaks

Truly a luxury Hill Country community, The Reserve at Vintage Oaks offers immense privacy, generous lots, beautifully built homes, and resort-style amenities, including a gorgeous clubhouse, multiple pools, a Lazy River, and sporting fields. The Reserve is also bordered by community trails and greenbelts that ribbon through the surrounding landscape. Labeled an “intimate neighborhood,” The Reserve offers just what its name suggests: a private retreat surrounded by the sweeping beauty of the Hill Country.

5. Johnson Ranch

Located in the charming community of Bulverde, Johnson Ranch offers you the chance to “live your Hill Country dream.” This new neighborhood was built with the tradition of a traditional Texas ranch in mind, blending rustic charm with elegant features. A master-planned community spanning 767 acres, Johnson Ranch boasts sprawling views, natural open areas, trails, playscapes, and a swimming pool...all within minutes of the Hwy 281 corridor!

6. Havenwood at Hunters Crossing

Nestled in a grove of Texas live oaks, just outside of the coveted Hill Country town of New Braunfels, Havenwood at Hunters Crossing is a beautiful master-planned community that offers the tranquility and ambiance of the countryside, as well as the conveniences of city living. The neighborhood’s resort-style amenities include a swimming complex, private park, tennis courts, and more. With breathtaking Hill Country views and an incredible location, Havenwood is the perfect place to start your Hill Country story! 

Though the Hill Country has always been known as a Texas retiree’s paradise, the population is increasingly diverse, meaning more and more different types of buyers are finding solace in this rolling landscape! To discover where you fit, from farm and ranch to luxury, contact one of our licensed agents! Plus, download our exclusive Buyer’s Guide to discover tips written specifically for the Hill Country buyer