The entrance to Orchard Ridge sits atop a ridge which leads down to a basin where the neighborhood resides creating an interesting topography you don’t see in many neighborhoods in the area. Only 20 minutes away from Austin, 10 from Leander and 15 from Georgetown, Orchard Ridge residents enjoy the small town feel without giving up access to one of the countries most vibrant cities. Nature is a big draw to Orchard Ridge and the developer has tried to maintain as much of it as possible. You’ll see seasonal ponds and creeks as well as as many native trees they could save. The terraced community garden offers residents plots to grow their own fruits and vegetables and also features fruit and nut trees for the community to share. If you’re looking for a small town feel and brand new, affordable homes, Orchard Ridge is a great place to start your search. Scroll Down to Read our Orchard Ridge Neighborhood Guide.
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Orchard Ridge Neighborhood Map
Orchard Ridge is located off Highway 29 just east of 183. To get to Orchard Ridge from Austin or Leander, take 183 North. Make a right on Highway 29. Make a right on Orchard Ridge Parkway. Orchard Ridge is shaded in red on the map below. Explore other Liberty Hill neighborhoods in our Liberty Hill Neighborhood Guide.
Orchard Ridge Zip Code
Orchard Ridge neighborhood is located in Liberty Hill’s 78642 zip code.
Average Orchard Ridge Home
The average home in Southwest Austin’s Orchard Ridge has the following profile:
- 4 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 2,350 square feet
Orchard Ridge Builders
Orchard Ridge is currently being developed by Freehold Communities. Builders include Dream Finders Homes, Buffington Homes and Lennar Homes. Homes start in the low $200,000s to the high $300,000. You can find homes as small as 1,200 sqft and as large as 3,400 sqft. Many of the homes are in the modern farmhouse style to keep with the theme of the neighborhood.
Orchard Ridge Amenities
Orchard Ridge residents enjoy some unique amenities not offered in many Austin area master planned communities. We mentioned the community garden where residents can participate in a community garden or have their own plot of land to grow some different fruits and vegetables. The activity center is designed for indoor/outdoor entertaining with a clubhouse area inside, outdoor courtyard for larger get togethers or fireside BBQ’s and a resort style pool. There is also a state of the art fitness center with cardio and weight equipment, so you can take gym membership off your budget. If you have little kids, you’ll be happy to know there are two neighborhood parks with open air pavilions where you can get out of the sun while watching the kids play. Or, if you want to play a spontaneous game of soccer or catch, check out the expansive ball fields. And, when you want to explore nature, head over to the 2 miles of nature trails that meander around the community.
Orchard Ridge Schools
Children who live in Liberty Hill’s Orchard Ridge neighborhood are served by the Leander ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Larkspur Elementary School – Not Yet Rated
- Danielson Middle School – Not Yet Rated
- Tom Glenn High School – 4/10
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.
Orchard Ridge Taxes
Orchard Ridge Taxing Information is as follows: The Orchard Ridge tax rate is 2.9158%.
The above tax rate is as of 2022 Tax Assessments. Property taxes are subject to change at any time. Please confirm with local taxing authority.
Liberty Hill Realtor Specializing in Orchard Ridge
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Liberty Hill Realtors specializing in Orchard Ridge homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Orchard Ridge, 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 Orchard Ridge and Selling a Home in Orchard Ridge.