Vista Ridge is a small neighborhood just north of North Cat Mountain and south of Lakewood in Northwest Austin. Vista Ridge is known for having some beautiful hill country views (often panoramic) and for being in a top quality school district. Vista Ridge homes are often large – upwards of 5,500 sq ft – and those looking to build their dream home from scratch will get the option to do so on one of the lots still available. Scroll Down to Read our Vista Ridge Neighborhood Guide.
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Vista Ridge Neighborhood Map
Vista Ridge is located in Northwest Austin just off Highway 360 at Valburn Drive. To access the neighborhood, use Lakewood Drive or Old Spicewood Springs Dr from 360 or Lakewood Drive from 2222. The two streets in the neighborhood are the northern section of Valburn Drive and Vista Mountain Drive. Explore other Northwest Austin neighborhoods.
Vista Ridge Zip Code
Vista Ridge is located in Northwest Austin’s 78731 zip code.
Vista Ridge Homes
The homes that have been built in Northwest Austin’s Vista Ridge neighborhood range in size from 3 bedrooms and 2 baths to 5 bedrooms and 5 baths with 3,500 – 5,000 sq ft of living space on ¼ – ½ acre lots. Most all of these homes have beautiful Hill Country views, some panoramic. The homes that are currently in Vista Ridge were built between 2002-2007. There are also lots available if you’d like to build your dream house in Vista Ridge.
Vista Ridge Sold Data – What Vista Ridge Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Vista Ridge 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 Vista Ridge? How many homes are currently for sale in Vista Ridge? What’s the median sold price in Vista Ridge? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Vista Ridge? How’s the Vista Ridge market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Vista Ridge Sold Data Report.
Vista Ridge Schools
Children who live in Northwest Austin’s Vista Ridge neighborhood are served by the Austin ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Doss Elementary School – 9/10
- Murchison Middle School – 7/10
- Anderson High School – 8/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of August 2018. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
Golf Near Vista Ridge
You’ll have a few choices for golf near Vista Ridge. For a private course, try Austin Country Club on 360. The Austin Country Club is Austin’s oldest country clubs and they have golf, tennis, social and dining memberships available. The Great Hills Country Club, located near The Arboretum, is another private club. This club is member owned and is one of the area’s well liked courses. They also have several membership options. If you prefer public golf, try Hancock golf course or Lions Municipal Golf Course, both in Central Austin.Walkability of Vista RidgeVista Ridge is considered a car dependent neighborhood and there are several amenities within a short drive. Plus, with easy access to Highway 360, you can be on your way to any location in Austin in minutes. Use the interactive map below to explore the amenities near Vista Ridge.
Grocery Shopping Near Vista Ridge
The closest grocery shopping to Vista Ridge can be found at the Randalls on Mesa Drive. If you prefer H-E-B, there is one just off Far West Blvd near MoPac. For Whole Foods, head to the Gateway near the Arboretum. You’ll also find a Sam’s Club and one of Austin’s two Costco stores nearby as well.Things to Do Near Vista RidgeBeing in a convenient location is important to many people looking to buy a home these days. Vista Ridge, just off 360, is in a prime location to enjoy many of Austin’s activities. Whether you want to head Downtown for dinner, go to South Austin’s Zilker Park for one of the famous festivals or head to the lake, all are within 20-30 minutes from your front door. Vista Ridge allows you to enjoy the beautiful hill country views without sacrificing on location.
Places to Eat Near Vista Ridge
One of my favorite places to eat near Vista Ridge is Mirabelle’s on Mesa Drive. They are always packed and have an extensive menu. My favorite is their Hacked Salad. Another one of my favorites is Eddie V’s, which I especially enjoy during happy hour. They are known as a seafood restaurant, but serve all sorts of different foods. The quality has been great every time I’ve been there. Another local favorite is North by Northwest on 360 near the Arboretum.Gyms Near Vista RidgeIf you don’t decide to build a gym in your Vista Ridge home, you can check out Anytime Fitness on 2222, Gold’s Gym on Research Blvd or 24 Hour Fitness also on Research Blvd. For a different workout, try Bruce’s KO Boxing on Burnet Road or Third Coast Select Fitness on Mesa Drive.
Northwest Austin Realtor Specializing in Vista Ridge
Raymond Stoklosa and Rebecca Stoklosa are Northwest Austin Realtors specializing in Vista Ridge homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Vista Ridge, Raymond and Rebecca 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 Vista Ridge and Selling a Home in Vista Ridge.