Winner of the 2014 Master Planned Community of the Year by the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin and the 2014 MAX Award for Best Overall Community, Sweetwater is one of Austin’s most highly sought after master-planned communities. With rolling hills, resort style amenities, miles of hike and bike trails, an active HOA that gets residents involved in their community, top rated Lake Travis ISD schools and open floor plans built by some of Austin’s most popular builders, it is easy to see why Sweetwater continues to attract residents. Currently, Sweetwater has six villages located within the 1,400 acre community (Davenport Summit, Creekside, Canyonwood, Highland Lakes, Stonecreek and Hillcrest) with more planned as the neighborhood grows. Homes in Sweetwater range from the low $500k’s to the $3.2MM’s, so you’ll find a variety of floor plans, lot sizes and finish outs. Scroll Down to Read our Sweetwater Neighborhood Guide.
Sweetwater Homes for Sale
Sweetwater Neighborhood Map
Sweetwater is located at Highway 71 and Pedernales Summit Parkway. The map is interactive, so use it to explore the area. Explore other Southwest Austin neighborhoods in our Southwest Austin Neighborhood Guide. Scroll down to continue reading our Sweetwater neighborhood guide.
Sweetwater has one of the nicest amenity centers in Austin and is a great way to meet your neighbors. With a resort style beach entry pool and splash pad, you will feel like you are on vacation. If you want to swim for exercise, you’ll be able to do so in the dedicated lap lanes. The Hill Country inspired clubhouse with indoor event space is perfect for a get together with friends, yoga class or book club meeting. The outdoor pavilion is great for relaxing in the shade while watching the kids in the pool. If your kids like to play sports, they’ll enjoy athletic fields, sports courts and an events lawn. If that’s not enough – the Sweetwater HOA has a dedicated events manager to plan classes, special events, clubs, interest groups and meetings.
Builders in Sweetwater
As of Summer 2014, there are nine builders in Sweetwater:
- Ashton Woods
- David Weekley
- Chesmar Homes
- Coventry Homes
- M/I Homes
- River Oaks
- Taylor Morrison
Sweetwater Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate in Southwest Austin’s Sweetwater neighborhood is 2.6357% as of the 2022 tax year, down from 2.7843% as of the 2021 tax year.
Children who live in Southwest Austin’s Sweetwater neighborhood are served by the award winning Lake Travis ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Rough Hollow Elementary - 7/10
- Lake Travis Middle - 6/10
- Lake Travis High - 8/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of September 2023. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
Sweetwater Sold Data – What Sweetwater Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Sweetwater 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 Sweetwater? How many homes are currently for sale in Sweetwater? What’s the median sold price in Sweetwater? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Sweetwater? How’s the Sweetwater market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Sweetwater Sold Data Report.
Southwest Austin Realtor Specializing in Sweetwater
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Southwest Austin Realtors specializing in Sweetwater homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Sweetwater, 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 Sweetwater and Selling a Home in Sweetwater.