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Wells Branch is one of the most sought-after areas in North Austin. CNNMoney voted them as one of the top 100 places to live in the US in 2011. The location is great, the amenities are vast, the homes are affordable, and the properties have appreciated well throughout both good and bad economies. It has easy access to IH 35, IH45/ 620, and MoPac (Loop 1). This allows great access to nearby shopping at La Frontera, The Domain, Lakeline Mall, and the Arboretum. Its location also puts it sandwiched in-between tech giants Dell, HP, and Paypal. For the buyer interested in a new home, to the northwest of Wells Branch, there is new construction going on by Pulte Homes! These homes are priced between $180,000 and $225,000 and range in size from 1200 to 2200 square feet. These homes will feed into the Round Rock schools that some students from Wells Branch will be attending.
Wells Branch Real Estate
Single family homes in Wells Branch, TX can be found starting around $130,000, consisting primarily of 3 to 4 bedroom homes from about 1100 to 2500 square feet. Rentals range in price from $800-$900 for a duplex and $1200-$1700 for a single family home.
Wells Branch MUD has several sections including Wells Branch, Bratton Park, Willow Run and Jacks Pond. The original section, Wells Branch, was started in 1981 and building continued until the mid-80’s. It is where the majority of the amenities like the hike and bike trail, community center, swimming pool, tennis courts, frontier village, duck and fishing pond and community library are located.
Several streets in this section are also curb cut for bike lanes as well as having sidewalks for walkers. There are also several road crossings for where the trails wander throughout the neighborhood. The park in the center of this older section is where most events take place such as the annual luminaries which took place on December 9th and 10th of 2011.
The Bratton Park, Willow Run, and Jacks Pond sections were later added in the late 90’s. These are in the Round Rock school district and are comparable in size and price to the older homes in the original section. Several Parks are in the planning stages in these additions but currently there are no hike and bike sections in these areas. Willow Bend Park and Pool is now open year-round for lap swimming for all residents of Wells Branch.
Wells Branch Amenities
The amenities in Wells Branch are vast and include but are not limited to disc golf, swimming pools, a conference center, a baseball park, soccer fields, beach volleyball, a community garden, tennis courts, a frontier village, community centers, hike and bike trails, and a community library inside the subdivision.
At the activities center, there are fitness classes, youth programs, private classes, training courses, and rental opportunities for the event center. The hike and bike trail winds throughout the neighborhood and is widely used by residents for exercise, recreation, and relaxation.
Wells Branch children go to several different schools all over Pflugerville and Round Rock. To make this simple, the easternmost portion of Wells Branch goes to Pflugerville schools and the westernmost portion goes to Round Rock schools. You have to be knowledgable in selecting where you buy so that your children go to the school that you want them to attend.
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