Austin is the most dog-friendly city in Texas, and one of the top 10 dog-friendliest cities in the United States. Find out why this is true, and why Sweetwater is one of Austin’s best communities for dogs.
Proud native Texans, the Franklins say they’ve never discovered a place that’s more beautiful and convenient to live in as Sweetwater. “Drive out of Sweetwater and turn right, and you head to the city. Turn left, and you drive right into the Hill Country,” they say. “It’s fabulous!”
From easy to challenging, Sweetwater’s 5 trails each have a distinct personality. One thing they all have in common is spectacular Hill Country scenery. What Sweetwater trail fits you best? Take our fun quiz to find out.
From the HOA to the title company, lots of players get involved when you buy a new home. Your builder sales consultant and real estate agent will usually handle most of the interactions, but it’s still a good idea to know who’s who and who does what.
Chesmar Homes, our builder of the month, is known for creating valued-filled homes that blend open indoor and outdoor living areas with a modern approach to Hill Country design. Their fully furnished model home in Sweetwater, the Ryder, is a great example of the Chesmar style.
Dog people are fitter people, and Sweetwater is a great community for dogs and their people to de-stress, build healthier hearts and forge stronger bonds, amid beautiful Hill Country parks, trails and natural open spaces.
Sweetwater is home to an 800-year-old Texas Madrone tree that’s easy to visit along Pedernales Summit Parkway, our main thoroughfare. Discover this tree, and find out where to get your own Texas Madrone tree to plant.
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