January featured neighborhood: Village of the Hills

1 Hedgefield Ct., The Hills is one of the featured homes for sale this month.

1 Hedgefield Ct., The Hills is one of the featured homes for sale this month.

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Village of the Hills, more commonly known as “The Hills,” is a privately gated and guarded municipality located adjacent to Lakeway. The community contains a private country club. The neighborhood also features dining and swimming options, a park with nature trails, a playground, basketball facilities and a pavilion. The elementary school is in walking distance from any given point in the neighborhood, and families enjoy living in close proximity to shopping and other businesses along RM 620.

Build out year: 2018

Square footage: 630-7,800

Home values (a range from last 365 days):  $322,000-$1,395,000

HOA dues (estimated): $475, semiannually

Amenities: The park includes trails, a playscape, basketball and a pavilion. In addition, all owners maintain at least a social membership to The Hills Country Club, which allows for access to club dining, social events and swimming.

Schools: Lake Travis ISD, Lakeway Elementary School, Hudson Bend Middle School, Lake Travis High School

Property tax (in dollars) based on 2018 rates:

Village of the Hills 0.06000

Travis County 0.36900

Lake Travis ISD 1.40750

Travis Co. Hospital District 0.10739

Hurst Creek MUD 0.32000

Travis Co. ESD No. 6 0.10000

Total (per $100 value)                                2.3639
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.