Located in Driftwood, TX, La Ventana is a great neighborhood for someone looking for an area with large lots (most 1-5 acres), lots of neighborhood amenities and may want to have a horse or two. A gated community, La Ventana residents enjoy privacy, wooded lots and estate sized homes with room for guest houses, pools, outdoor sport courts and more. If you’re looking for a more of a getaway and don’t mind driving 15-20 minutes to get groceries, La Ventana is the perfect choice. Scroll Down to Read our La Ventana Neighborhood Guide.
La Ventana Homes for Sale
Where is La Ventana?
La Ventana is located just west of the Co Rd 170 and FM 150 interchange off Elder Hill Road. To get to La Ventana, take FM 1826 southwest and make a left on FM 150. Then, make a right on Co Rd 170 (aka Elder Hill Rd) and make a left to enter La Ventana from La Ventana Parkway. Explore other Driftwood neighborhoods in our Driftwood Neighborhood Guide.
La Ventana Zip Code
La Ventana is located in Driftwood’s 78619 zip code.
La Ventana Homes
Homes in Driftwood’s La Ventana neighborhood range in size from 4-5 bedrooms, 3-5 bathrooms, 2-4 car garages with 2,800-4,800 sq ft of living space. Homes sit on large 1-5 acre lots and a lot of them are zoned equestrian. Inside, you’ll find very luxurious amenities like gourmet kitchens with professional appliances and large islands, game rooms, media rooms and spacious master bedroom suites. Outside, you’ll find many with pools, guest houses and horse corralls.
La Ventana Sold Data – What La Ventana Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in La Ventana 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 La Ventana? How many homes are currently for sale in La Ventana? What’s the median sold price in La Ventana? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in La Ventana? How’s the La Ventana market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our La Ventana Sold Data Report.
Horses in La Ventana
Horses are allowed in La Ventana. There are several riding trails that meander through the neighborhood and a central corrall for overnight boarding.
La Ventana Amenities
The La Ventana neighborhood has some of the best amenities you’ll find in a master planned community in Driftwood. Their community clubhouse has a large outdoor pavilion with fireplace and picnic area outside. Inside the community center, you’ll find a large kitchen, pool table, exercise room, spas and a big screen TV – a perfect place to throw your next neighborhood party. You’ll also find childrens play areas, putting green, driving range, tennis courts, sand volleyball court, three resort style swimming pools with a spa and 125 acres of common space.
La Ventana Neighborhood Tour
Builders in La Ventana
At La Ventana, you can buy a lot and build a custom home or buy a lot from Mercedes Homes who is currently developing the neighborhood. Some custom builders that have built in La Ventana include:
- Monreal Custom Homes
- Thaddeus Jones Custom Homes
- Endeavor Custom Homes
- Don Thomas
- McClintock Homes
- A J Custom Homes
La Ventana Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate in Driftwood’s La Ventana neighborhood is 1.8073% if located in the Dripping Springs ISD, 1.9615% if located in the Hays CISD or 1.6909% if located in the Wimberley ISD as of the 2021 tax year.
La Ventana Schools
Children who live in Driftwood’s La Ventana neighborhood are served by the Hays ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Carpenter Hill Elementary School – 7/10
- Dahlstrom Middle School – 7/10
- Jack C Hays High School – 6/10
Kids who live in La Ventana West are served by the highly rated Dripping Springs ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Walnut Springs Elementary – 6/10
- Dripping Springs Middle – 6/10
- Dripping Springs High – 7/10
Kids who live in La Ventana West are served by the highly rated Wimberley ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Jacobs Well Elementary – 6/10
- Danforth Middle – 7/10
- Wimberley High – 6/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of February 2022. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
Golf Near La Ventana
If you’re looking for a driving range or putting green, you won’t have to leave your neighborhood for those. La Ventana has a putting green and driving range located within the gates of the neighborhood. For a full 18 holes, head over to Grey Rock Golf Course off Highway 45 in Southwest Austin.
Things to Do Near La Ventana
With all the amenities in the community, you’ll find many residents stay in La Ventana. If you’re looking to head out of the neighborhood for the day, Downtown Austin is only about 40 minutes away, Wimberly only 20 minutes, Kyle only 30 minutes and Dripping Springs is about 15 minutes drive. If you’re looking to taste wine, no need to fly to Napa! Just head over to the Duchman Family Winery about 4 miles from La Ventana and taste some genuine Texas wine.
Places to Eat Near La Ventana
One of the most popular choices near La Ventana is Trattoria Lisina, an excellent Italian restaurant with Hill Country decor and great service. For barbecue, you have to head over to the world famous Salt Lick, located on FM 1826 in Driftwood. If you’re looking for more choices, head to Downtown Dripping Springs for virtually every cuisine you could crave. Our favorite is the Creek Road Cafe.
Shopping Near La Ventana
Grocery shopping can be done at the Dripping Springs H-E-B or the H-E-B at Escarpment Village. Both are about 15-20 minutes from La Ventana and both are brand new stores with a huge selection. For Costco and Walmart, head to Southwest Austin, which is about 20-25 minutes from La Ventana.
Where to Work Out – Gyms Near La Ventana
With the fitness center located in the clubhouse, most La Ventana residents work out there. Its much more convenient than driving the 15 minutes to Dripping Springs for the closest gym.
Driftwood Realtor Specializing in La Ventana
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Driftwood Realtors specializing in La Ventana homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in La Ventana, 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 La Ventana and Selling a Home in La Ventana.