The Ridge at Alta Vista in the Southwest Austin area is a luxury Toll Brothers community. Ridge at Alta Vista residents enjoy greenbelt views and easy access to the shopping and city amenities of Bee Cave, Lakeway and the Hill Country Galleria. Many residents like the fact the community is fairly small with about 300 homes. There is one community center with a pool, fitness center and billiards room. Only 18 miles west of Austin, its not too difficult to get to Downtown Austin for a night out, or even to commute to work. But, with all the amenities located right around the neighborhood, most residents don’t make the trek to downtown too regularly. Scroll Down to Read our Ridge at Alta Vista Neighborhood Guide.
Ridge at Alta Vista Homes for Sale
The Ridge at Alta Vista Neighborhood Map
The Ridge at Alta Vista is bordered on all sides by the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve. The entrance to the gated community is off F.M. 620 at Aria Drive. Explore other Southwest Austin neighborhoods.
The Ridge at Alta Vista Zip Code
The Ridge at Alta Vista is in Austin’s 78738 zip code.
The Ridge at Alta Vista Homes
Homes in Southwest Austin’s The Ridge at Alta Vista neighborhood are large, generally between 3,000 – 4,500 sq ft on large (10,000 – 20,000 sq ft) lots. Surrounded on all sides by the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve, many homes have beautiful greenbelt views.
Average Home in The Ridge at Alta Vista Southwest Austin Neighborhood
The average home in Southwest Austin’s The Ridge at Alta Vista neighborhood meets the following profile:
- 4 bedrooms
- 3.5 bathrooms
- 4,200 sq ft
Though many homes in The Ridge at Alta Vista are similar to the average home, there are some floor plans that offer slightly different amenities. Here is a typical range of what you’d expect to find.
- 4 – 5 bedrooms
- 3 – 5.5 bathrooms
- 3,000 – 6,500 sq ft
Ridge at Alta Vista Sold Data – What Ridge at Alta Vista Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Ridge at Alta Vista 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 Ridge at Alta Vista? How many homes are currently for sale in Ridge at Alta Vista? What’s the median sold price in Ridge at Alta Vista? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Ridge at Alta Vista? How’s the Ridge at Alta Vista market trending? All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Ridge at Alta Vista Sold Data Report.
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The Ridge at Alta Vista Schools
Children who live in Southwest Austin’s Ridge at Alta Vista neighborhood are served by the Lake Travis ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Lakeway Elementary School – 9/10
- Hudson Bend Middle School – 9/10
- Lake Travis High School – 9/10
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.
How Does The Ridge at Alta Vista Compare to Steiner Ranch?
Alta Vista is a smaller community, with about 300 homes in a gated community. There is one community pool. Steiner Ranch has several neighborhoods, some of which are gated, with 3 exemplary schools, 3 community pools (which are usually pretty crowded) and a higher tax rate.
Golf Near The Ridge at Alta Vista
Falconhead Golf Club
Located on the other side of F.M. 620 from The Ridge at Alta Vista neighborhood, the Falconhead Golf Club is one of the local favorites. They allow you to pay for the day and they also have several membership options for those who would play more often. The course is well maintained, challenging and comes with great Texas Hill Country views.
Grocery Shopping Near The Ridge at Alta Vista
Grocery shopping couldn’t be easier at The Ridge at Alta Vista. With a Randall’s located about a mile north on 620 from he entrance to the neighborhood, a Target less than a mile south on 620, HEB just past the Hill Country Galleria (a retail shopping outlet), you’ll find everything you need within a short few minute drive.
Things to Do Near The Ridge at Alta Vista
Most residents of The Ridge at Alta Vista enjoy easy access to Lake Travis, one of Austin’s sparkling lakes. Whether you water ski, fish, sail or swim, Lake Travis has it all. You don’t have to own a boat to enjoy it. There are several parks that allow you to swim and there are several other sites where you can rent a boat for a few hours or the day.
Balcones Canyonland Preserve
Being as though The Ridge at Alta Vista is bordered on all sides by the preserve, its a perfect place for an afternoon hike, or just to get away for a few hours.
The Hills Country Club
If you’re looking for a country club to join, The Hills Country Club is one of the more popular Lakeway clubs. If you’re into tennis, swimming, golf or just the social events, there is a membership for you.
The World of Tennis
Great place to play tennis. They have indoor and outdoor courts and all are well maintained. If you’re looking to hone your skills, their teaching staff is great. Its easy to reserve a court and hourly rates are fair.
Places to Eat Near The Ridge at Alta Vista
Pao’s Mandarin House
Hot and sour soup is one of the local favorites. They also have several other Chinese dishes – including some different choices. They have $7 lunch specials and $8 early bird dinner specials. But, it’s not just the price that keeps locals satisfied. Their food is excellent. And – they even deliver.
This one will cost you a bit more, but if you like steak, its worth it. Though the decor is a bit dated, the food is good, which is what keeps everyone coming back. Go when its not too hot and sit on the patio.
Tony C’s Coal Fired Pizza
If you’re missing true east coast pizza, look no further than Tony C’s Coal Fired Pizza. Something about their ovens and how the pizza is cooked is to die for. My favorite is the prosciutto and goat’s cheese pizza.
Where to Work Out – Gyms Near The Ridge at Alta Vista
Just a quick ride down 620 from The Ridge at Alta Vista and you’ll find a Gold’s Gym. Its really the only gym for miles, so you either like it and work out there, or you get exercise by hiking one of the trails or have your own home gym. As with the other Gold’s Gyms around town, they have the standard group classes, cardio and weight machines.
Southwest Austin Realtor Specializing in Ridge at Alta Vista
Raymond Stoklosa and Rebecca Stoklosa are Southwest Austin Realtors specializing in Ridge at Alta Vista homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Ridge at Alta Vista, 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 Ridge at Alta Vista and Selling a Home in Ridge at Alta Vista.