Sunset Canyon is a large neighborhood located between Dripping Springs and Austin to the north and south of Highway 290. Known for their large lots, lax community restrictions and low tax rate Sunset Canyon attracts those looking for a home in a community that’s not too confining. Homes in Sunset Canyon range from 1980s style homes that need a bit of updating to brand new construction. Scroll Down to Read our Sunset Canyon Neighborhood Guide.
Sunset Canyon Homes for Sale
Where is Sunset Canyon?
Sunset Canyon is located off 290 between Austin and Dripping Springs. One of Dripping Springs’ largest neighborhoods, Sunset Canyon covers the area off Sunset Canyon Drive on the north and south sides of 290. Explore other Dripping Springs neighborhoods in our Dripping Springs Neighborhood Guide.
Sunset Canyon Zip Code
Sunset Canyon is located in Dripping Springs’ 78620 zip code.
Sunset Canyon Homes
The majority of the homes in Dripping Springs’ Sunset Canyon neighborhood were built from the late 1990s to the late 2000s, with a few being built in the 1980s. As there is no mandatory HOA, the restrictions are a bit lax compared to other nearby neighborhoods and owners have the ability to make their homes as unique as they are. Sitting on large lots, Sunset Canyon home owners enjoy privacy and have some space between them and their neighbor. And, if you have horses, some of the lots allow horses.
Sunset Canyon homes range in size from around 1,800 sq ft to 3,800 sq ft with 3-5 bedrooms, 2-4 bathrooms and 2-4 car garages. Homes sit on 1 acre plus lots with most lot sizes ranging from 1-2 acres.
Sunset Canyon Amenities
There aren’t too many neighborhood amenities to speak of, so this neighborhood is perfect for someone who isn’t looking for a community fitness center, pool or parks. If you’re looking for a neighborhood with more amenities try neighboring Sawyer Ranch or Belterra.
Sunset Canyon Sold Data – What Sunset Canyon Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Sunset Canyon 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 Sunset Canyon? How many homes are currently for sale in Sunset Canyon? What’s the median sold price in Sunset Canyon? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Sunset Canyon? How’s the Sunset Canyon market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Sunset Canyon Sold Data Report.
Sunset Canyon Neighborhood Tour
Sunset Canyon Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate in Dripping Springs’ Sunset Canyon neighborhood is 1.7056% as of the 2022 tax year, down from 1.8073% as of the 2021 tax year.
Sunset Canyon Schools
Children who live in Dripping Springs’ Sunset Canyon neighborhood are served by the Dripping Springs ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Dripping Springs Elementary - 6/10
- 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.
Golf Near Sunset Canyon
The closest golf to Sunset Canyon can be found at the Grey Rock Golf Course near Circle C in Southwest Austin. Grey Rock is a public, pay as you play course with membership options for more frequent players. If you’re just looking for a driving range, you can find that at Home on the Range in Dripping Springs.
Places to Eat Near Sunset Canyon
Being halfway between Austin and Downtown Dripping Springs, you really have your pick of several restaurants. Some local favorites tend to be Rolling Thyme and Dough in Dripping Springs. They serve sandwiches on fresh baked bread that is delicious. If you’re looking for something a bit more fancy, try the Creek Road Cafe in Dripping Springs where you’ll find a great atmosphere and great food. Looking for comfort food? Try Cafe 131, also in Dripping Springs.
Shopping Near Sunset Canyon
Now that the new H-E-B in Dripping Springs is open, grocery shopping for Sunset Canyon residents is much more convenient. H-E-B is about 6 miles west on 290, which is a 5 minute car ride. You can also pick up some home improvements at Home Depot, which is right next door to H-E-B. If you’re looking for a Walmart, try the one in Sunset Valley off 290. Sunset Valley is also where you’ll find a Costco, Bed Bath and Beyond, Lowe’s, Ulta, Marshalls, Ross, Nordstrom Rack and virtually all of your other big box retailers.
Where to Work Out – Gyms Near Sunset Canyon
For a country club type gym (without the golf), try the Polo Tennis and Fitness Club just outside the neighborhood. There they have a gym, swimming pool, polo and tennis facilities. If you’re just looking for a social membership, they have that too! For just a traditional gym, try Boudreaux Power House right near the entrance to Sunset Canyon. For more choices, head into Dripping Springs where you’ll find a YMCA and The Dripping Springs Fitness Center.
Dripping Springs Realtors Specializing in Sunset Canyon Homes
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Dripping Springs Realtors specializing in Sunset Canyon homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Sunset Canyon, 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 Sunset Canyon and Selling a Home in Sunset Canyon.