Howard Ranch is building brand new homes with an old-fashioned character and style. When its finished, you’ll be taking a step back in time when you drive down these streets, but when you go inside, you’ll have all the modern conveniences of a brand new home. Future plans are to have a town square, restaurant, general store and boutique hotel to give it that old town square look and feel. If you’re looking for a neighborhood with character not too far from city conveniences, Howard Ranch is a must stop. Scroll Down to Read our Howard Ranch Neighborhood Guide.
Howard Ranch Homes for Sale
Where is Howard Ranch?
Howard Ranch is located off Ranch Rd 12 just south of Downtown Dripping Springs. Howard Ranch can be accessed from Ranch Rd 12 at Trebbled Waters Trail. Explore other Driftwood neighborhoods in our Driftwood Neighborhood Guide.
Howard Ranch Zip Code
Howard Ranch is located in Driftwood’s 78619 zip code.
Howard Ranch Homes and Lots
Homes in Driftwood’s Howard Ranch neighborhood are modern with an old-fashioned character. These brand new homes are built to look like homes from all time periods through Texas History so you’ll get the charm of an historic country home with all the modern conveniences of a new subdivision.
Howard Ranch Amenities
Howard Ranch will be a gated community with acres of green space, an old time covered bridge, 4-acre lake, 3 family parks, 38 acres of public green space, 53 acre conservation easement, underground utilities, large lots, winding trails, woods and Onion Creek. Howard Ranch is currently at the beginning stages of development but is planned to have all of these amenities upon completion.
The future plans for the community will be to make it look like an old town square with a General Store, restaurants, boutique hotel, chapel, community park, organic community gardens and green space. There will also be 21 affordably priced cottages.
Howard Ranch Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate in Driftwood’s Howard Ranch neighborhood is 1.7056% as of the 2022 tax year, down from 1.8073% as of the 2021 tax year.
Howard Ranch Schools
Children who live in Driftwood’s Howard Ranch neighborhood are served by the Dripping Springs ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Walnut Springs Elementary - 7/10
- Dripping Springs Middle - 7/10
- Dripping Springs High - 6/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of February 2024. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
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Howard Ranch Sold Data – What Howard Ranch Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Howard Ranch and for how much? Where can I find pictures of homes that actually sold? How many days does it take to sell a home in Howard Ranch? How many homes are currently for sale in Howard Ranch? What’s the median sold price in Howard Ranch? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Howard Ranch? How’s the Howard Ranch market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Howard Ranch Sold Data Report.
Things to Do Near Howard Ranch
When the neighborhood is complete, there will be tons to do just within the gates of Howard Ranch. Until then, you can spend some time exploring the surrounding areas. If it’s Friday night in the Fall, you’ll definitely need to check out the Dripping Springs Football team. It’s a fun event that draws most of the city. If it’s Saturday morning, head over to the Dripping Springs Farmers Market where you can buy from local farmers. If you’re looking for some live music, head over to the Nutty Brown Cafe. Not only will you hear some great local bands, but you’ll also see some big names come to town from time to time. Scroll down to continue reading our Howard Ranch neighborhood guide.
Places to Eat Near Howard Ranch
Downtown Dripping Springs is full of great places to eat. For sandwiches, salads and coffee, head to Rolling in Thyme and Dough a great little, local cafe that bakes their own bread! Sit on the covered patio and enjoy a cup of coffee and a sandwich. For date night, check out the Creek Road Cafe, a casual fine dining restaurant that serves quality food. For pizza, check out Hill Country Pizzeria in the H-E-B shopping center.
Shopping Near Howard Ranch
With H-E-B a 5 minute drive from Howard Ranch you won’t need to make shopping a weekly activity. You can head to the grocery store whenever you need to without wasting half your day. Home Depot is also in the same mall, so any do it yourself projects can be easily accomplished. If you’re looking for clothes or mall shopping, head to the Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave or the shops at Sunset Valley. Both have tons of upscale retailers as well as discount retailers.
Where to Work Out – Gyms Near Howard Ranch
Downtown Dripping Springs has several gym choices. If you’re looking for an all women’s gym, try Curves. Looking for more of a family gym? Try The YMCA. Looking for a 24/7 gym, try Anytime Fitness. Looking for something more “local”, check out Boudreaux Power House on 290. What about a country club? Try Polo Tennis and Fitness Club. Thanks for reading our Howard Ranch neighborhood guide.
Driftwood Realtor Specializing in Howard Ranch
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Driftwood Realtors specializing in Howard Ranch homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Howard Ranch, Rebecca and Raymond know the area well and have the experience and tools necessary to make your next real estate transaction stress free. For more info about who we are and how we work, check out Buying a Home in Howard Ranch and Selling a Home in Howard Ranch.