Featured neighborhood - Steiner Ranch

12212 Palisades Pkwy is one of the homes in the September featured neighborhood Steiner Ranch.

12212 Palisades Pkwy is one of the homes in the September featured neighborhood Steiner Ranch.

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Steiner Ranch attracts is a 4,600-acre master-planned community that has dedicated more than 1,500 acres to wildlife habitats, parks and greenbelts.  Located in Northwest Austin, many Steiner Ranch neighborhoods and home sites look out over Hill Country vistas provided by the 819 acres of Steiner Ranch Preserve.  Residents also have access to more than 20 miles of hike and bike trails and 10 neighborhood parks with picnic areas.

Build-out year: 2019

Square footage (approximate): 1,680-6,000

Home values: $338,000-$1,475,000

HOA dues:  $404-$1,898 annually

Amenities: Steiner Ranch includes a private membership lake club on Lake Austin as well as an 18-hole golf course designed by Roy Bechtol.

School district: (Leander ISD) Steiner Ranch, Laura Welch Bush and River Ridge elementary schools; Canyon Ridge Middle School; Vandegrift High School

Property tax (in dollars):

Travis County 0.3542

WCID No. 17 0.0599

Travis County Hospital Dist. 0.10522

WCID 17 Steiner Ranch 0.2949

Travis Co. ESD No. 6 0.1

Austin Comm. College District 0.1048

Leander ISD 1.51

Total (per $100 value): 2.52902
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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.


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