Ridge at Alta Vista

Ridge at Alta Vista and Enclave at Alta Vista’s Community Resource

Ridge at Alta Vista and Enclave at Alta Vista are located in Lakeway in West Austin, Travis County, Texas. The gated community is surrounded by the Balcones Canyonland Preserves which provides amazing Hill Country views. Ridge at Alta Vista is surrounded heavily by oak and cedar trees. The community is gated and provides an amenity center. The community is located off of FM620, across from Lake Travis High School, a mile from Lakeway Regional Medical Center and 2 miles from the Hill Country Galleria. There are at least 5 golf courses nearby. Ridge at Alta Vista and Enclave at Alta Vista is also close to Lake Travis where lake swimming, boating are easily accessible. There are several marinas nearby.

Ridge at Alta Vista was originally developed by Toll Brothers Inc., consists of 293 homes, split into 2 categories, Reserves and Estates. At about 80% completion, Toll Brothers sold the remainder of the lots to Gehan Homes and finished the community. During the development of Ridge at Alta Vista, Toll Brothers also developed Enclave at Alta Vista, a luxury community consisting of 90 condominium. Both communities are gated and share the amenity center.

There are 182 Reserve homes sites and are typically smaller floor plans, starting at 2,600 sq ft-3,900 sq ft on smaller home sites with 2 to 3 car garages. Reserve floor plans are Marbella, Biltmore and Arbor Glen. There are 111 Estate home sites and they are typically larger floor plans, starting at 3,400 sq. ft. – 5,000 sq ft., with 3 to 4 car garages, on larger home sites and most home sites back to the greenbelt. Several homes have media rooms, sun rooms, pools, outdoor kitchen, lavish master bathrooms, full walk-out basements (finished and unfinished). Estate floor plans are Kingston, Monterey, Radcliff, Strathmore, Scottsdale, Ravenwood, St. Michael, Charleston and Monfort. I do not have information on Gehan Home’s floor plans.

There are 90 Enclave at Alta Vista condominiums ranging from 3-4 bedrooms, 1,700 sq. ft. to 2,800 sq ft. with 2 car garages. Many condominiums back to a greenbelt. Some condominiums have a finished full walk out basement. There are 6 floor plans offered such as Burgos, Gaudi, Gaja, Gijon, Mijas and Rhonda. The HOA fees cover the use of the amenity center, water, trash, sewer, outside maintenance, lawn maintenance, the gate and common areas.

Amenity Center
The Amenity Center consists of a 5,000 square foot clubhouse which includes a fitness center, men’s and women’s locker room with sauna, kitchen, small conference room and party room; a Junior size Olympic pool, with a shallow area for children and a splash pad; covered playground; basketball court and a tennis court. Each homeowner is required to pay an HOA due to maintain the Amenity Center. Currently (as of 4/2015), the dues are $95 for Ridge homeowners and $275 for Enclave homeowners. The amenity center can be rented by the home owners for private parties, gathering, etc.

Schools
Ridge at Alta Vista and Enclave at Alta Vista feed to Lake Travis ISD. The schools are Lakeway Elementary School, Hudson Bend Middle School, and Lake Travis High School. Lake Travis ISD is a highly ranked and recognized school in Austin.

Shopping
The Oaks of Lakeway, a new shopping plaza, is currently under construction. The projected opening date is October 2015. The Oaks will offer several dining options, art gallery, HEB grocery, bowling alley, etc. It is located North of Ridge at Alta Vista, about 3 miles away. Randalls Supermarket is about 2 miles from Ridge at Alta Vista on FM620. The closest mall is Hill Country Galleria which offers several restaurants, a movie theatre, Dillards, Whole Foods, Dick’s Sporting Goods, several boutiques, beauty salons, apartment complex, office buildings and stores. Just across from Hill Country Galleria is Shoppes at the Galleria where there are more restaurants, Lowes, Best Buy, Marshalls, Ulta and other stores. 2 miles away South on FM 620 is Target and Home Depot.

Golf
The following golf courses are within 5 miles of Ridge at Alta Vista: Live Oak Golf Course, Yaupon Golf Course, Falconhead Golf Course, Flintrock Golf Course and Spanish Oaks Golf Course. You will need to visit each golf course for access requirements, memberships and hours.

Home Owners Association
There are two Home Owners Association, one each for Ridge at Alta Vista and Enclave at Alta Vista, represented by home owners from each community. Each have their own by-laws, codes, covenants and restrictions, budgets, etc. For more information regarding Ridge at Alta Vista’s HOA, you may visit this link. The HOA has a respective property manager that manages the HOA dues and maintenance of the community. To report or contact the HOA, each home owner gets their log in and website and you may complete the forms in the site to reach the HOA. The site also allows the homeowner to reserve the clubhouse and tennis court.

Neighborhood Connection
Ridge at Alta Vista has a Facebook neighborhood page. All homeowners are encouraged to connect with your other neighbors at Ridge at Alta Vista. Enclave at Alta Vista homeowners are also welcome to join. Please search for Ridge at Alta Vista, Lakeway.

Real Estate
Here is a list of properties for sale. The list is pulled from information from the Austin Multiple Listing Service and the information is live. If you have any questions; or if you are thinking of buying in Ridge at Alta Vista or Enclave at Alta Vista; or you are a property homeowner and are thinking of selling or leasing; call me or complete the Contact Us on the side bar.