05 February . 2018
Top 10 Reasons Sweetwater residents love where they live
Whether they come from across Austin or across the country, a growing number of residents are moving to Sweetwater, attracted by highly regarded schools, the opportunity to live close to nature, neighborly events and more. Here are the Top 10 reasons that Sweetwater residents love where they live.
- Over 700 Acres of Natural Open Space
Sweetwater devotes approximately half of its 1,400-acre master plan to parks, trails and natural open space, preserving beautiful hills, canyons, bluffs and creeks for residents to enjoy from their own backyards, or out on the trails. See the nature of Sweetwater with our innovative SkyNav feature.
- Highly Regarded Lake Travis ISD Schools
Sweetwater students attend schools in the highly regarded Lake Travis Independent School District, ranked as the No. 2 Best School District in the Austin region by Niche. LTISD has an overall Niche grade of A+, with more A+ ratings for Academics, Teachers, Clubs & Activities, College Prep and Health & Safety. Niche also ranks LTISD as the No. 1 Safest School District in Texas, and as the No. 2 District with the Best Teachers in Texas. Learn more with our Schools infographic.
- Leading Homebuilders Offer Variety
With new homes priced from the $300,000s to over $1 million, Sweetwater has a new home for everyone, by some of the leading homebuilders in Texas and the nation. Styles range from traditional single-family homes, to exclusive estate homes in a gated enclave. In 2018, Sweetwater will add low-maintenance homes. Explore our Homefinder to see all new homes available in Sweetwater.
- The Sweetwater Club
Now including a freestanding fitness center, the Sweetwater Club is a 10-acre community center complex that serves up nonstop fun for residents. The resort-style pool is actually three pools in one, with a beach-entry pool, a lap pool, and a quiet pool with a waterfall and tanning ledge. The Sweetwater Club also includes sports fields, an event lawn, an amphitheatre, and much more. The Hill Country style clubhouse offers spacious indoor and outdoor gathering areas.
- Great Shopping & Dining Just Minutes Away
Check out our Area Guide to see Sweetwater residents’ favorite picks for popular shopping and dining options near Sweetwater. The Hill Country Galleria is only 5 miles from Sweetwater, and nearby restaurants offer everything from organic farm-to-table menus, to mouth-watering Texas BBQ.
- The Starry Views
The Hill Country sky above Sweetwater is filled with twinkling stars and there are some great opportunities for catching the beautiful view from many convenient locations throughout the community.
- Parks & Trails
Sweetwater recently completed some major improvements for its 10-mile community trail system, adding directional signage, benches and other amenities to help residents discover and enjoy scenic landmarks like Limestone Falls and the Maiden Hair Trail. These trails link all of Sweetwater’s neighborhoods to community parks and the 10-acre Sweetwater Club. Residents also enjoy many spectacular Hill Country parks and swimming within a 30-mile drive (or less) from Sweetwater.
- Hill Country Views & Sunsets
Whether they’re swimming at The Sweetwater Club, hiking along a trail, or relaxing in their own backyard, residents enjoy spectacular Hill Country views all around. The sunsets are awesome as well, especially if you gather with neighbors to watch them at the perfectly located Sunset Pavilion.
- Convenient Austin Address
Sweetwater effortlessly combines Hill Country beauty with a convenient Austin address, only 5 miles from Bee Cave, 22 miles from Downtown Austin and 27 miles from the airport. With such a great location, it’s easy for Sweetwater to enjoy everything that one of the nation’s happiest and most adventurous cities has to offer.
- Fun & Festivals
Whether it’s the Wildflower Festival in the spring, or holiday festivities in the winter, Sweetwater residents gather for fun events throughout the year. The Sweetwater Club is always buzzing with weekly activities for residents of all ages, and the new fitness center has regular classes including yoga and Zumba.
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