Learn about West Cypress Hills, December's featured neighborhood

West Cypress Hills is located in Spicewood's 78669 ZIP code. (Phyllis Campos/Community Impact Newspaper)
West Cypress Hills is located in Spicewood's 78669 ZIP code. (Phyllis Campos/Community Impact Newspaper)

West Cypress Hills is located in Spicewood's 78669 ZIP code. (Phyllis Campos/Community Impact Newspaper)

Deep in the Texas Hill Country and backing up to greenbelts is the master-planned community of West Cypress Hills in Spicewood's 78669 ZIP code. Builders including Highland Homes contribute to a mix of Texas traditional, craftsman-style and classic Texas Hill Country homes. Streetman Homes constructed the original homes in 2004.

Median home value: $461,450

Homes on the market: 0

Homes under contract: 4

Median annual property taxes: $12,330


Median price per square foot: $161.38

Average days on the market: 33

Build-out-year: 2018

Builders include: Taylor Morrison, Plantation, Milestone Community Builders

Square footage: 1,935-4,132

Home values: $353,500-$645,000 (sold comps only-current listings can be higher)

HOA dues: approximately $704 annually

Schools: West Cypress Hills Elementary School, Lake Travis Middle School, Lake Travis High School

Property tax rates (in dollars):

Travis County: 0.374359

Lake Travis ISD: 1.323900

Cypress Ranch WCID No 1: $0.900000

Travis County Healthcare District: 0.110306

Travis County ESD No. 8: 0.100000

Travis County ESID No. 16: 0.09000

Total per $100 valuation: 2.898565

*Data was accurate as of Nov. 19.
By Amy Rae Dadamo
Amy Rae Dadamo is the reporter for Lake Travis-Westlake, where her work focuses on city government and education. Originally from New Jersey, Amy Rae relocated to Austin after graduating from Ramapo College of New Jersey in May 2019.


MOST RECENT

US Attorney General Merrick Garland and US Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta announced the lawsuit against Texas on Dec. 6. (Screenshot courtesy of Department of Justice)
U.S. Dept. of Justice lawsuit alleges Texas' redistricting maps discriminate against voters of color

The suit alleges that the Texas Legislature redrew the maps to reduce voters of colors' influence on elections.

City and Austin EMS Association representatives discussed a pay increase on the third day of negotiations (Darcy Sprague, Community Impact Newspaper)
Austin EMS Association lays out argument for $27 per hour starting pay

The increase would represent almost a 42% increase in starting salary for EMS medics.

The 6.5-mile project will be an important connection for the pedestrian, bicycle and transit networks, according to city officials. (Courtesy Austin Public Works)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: City of Austin begins design of urban trail on abandoned rail corridor; 12 things to do in and around New Braunfels this holiday season and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 6.

El Dorado Gallery will hold its grand opening in January. (Courtesy El Dorado Gallery)
Art gallery headed to Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave

The El Dorado Gallery will feature paintings, sculptures and decor by international artists.

Body20 is now open in the Hill Country Galleria. (Courtesy Giant Noise Public Relations)
New tech-focused fitness studio opens in the Hill Country Galleria

The studio offer tech-enhanced workouts using electro-muscle stimulation suits.

Santa meets with children at the city of Lakeway's previous Lights On! event. (Courtesy city of Lakeway)
Holiday events happening this weekend in Lake Travis-Westlake

The city of Lakeway and Bee Cave Chamber of Commerce are putting on two holiday events in Lake Travis-Westlake on Dec. 4.

Consuelo Mendez Middle School has consistently received poor ratings from the Texas Education Agency. (Community Impact Newspaper)
CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: State could take over AISD school board if poorly-rated campus does not improve; new furniture store to open in McKinney and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of Dec. 3.

Derrick Chubbs is leaving Austin for a food bank in Florida. (Courtsey Central Texas Food Bank)
Central Texas Food Bank CEO Derrick Chubbs steps down

Derrick Chubbs is leaving Austin for a food bank in Florida.

Police Chief Glen Koen meets with members of the community at the Lakeway Police Department meet and greet event on Dec. 2. (Grace Dickens/Community Impact Newspaper)
Lakeway Police Department welcomes chief with meet and greet

Lakeway community members met with new police Chief Glen Koen on Nov. 2.

Santa Claus visits with two festival attendees at Westlake Wonderfest. (Courtesy of Westlake Chamber of Commerce)
Westlake Wonderfest holiday event coming Dec. 5

Families can head to West Lake Hills this weekend to enjoy Westlake Wonderfest for free.