New 1,300-home subdivision on 315 acres planned for Hutto

A new master-planned community is in the works for Hutto.

A new master-planned community is in the works for Hutto.

William Lyon Homes announced plans to build approximately 1,300 single-family homes on 315 acres in an April 10 news release. Development is expected to begin this summer.

The new master-planned community will be located about 2 miles north of downtown Hutto.

William Lyon Homes development The proposed William Lyon Homes development is planned for a plot of land between Ed Schmidt Boulevard and FM 1660.[/caption]

“As homebuilders, we’re always searching for the right tracks of land, and we’re excited about what we’ve found in Hutto,” Bryan Havel, division president for William Lyon Homes told Community Impact Newspaper.

The development, which is not yet named, includes plans for a community center, parks, playscape areas and trails, Havel said.

“Hutto has seen a ton of growth," he said. "As Round Rock approaches build-out, this [area] is really the next step, especially in terms of affordability and location.”

Havel said he envisions the development to be a destination community for the Hutto area.

“Our vision is for a place that invites people to gather and put down roots,” Havel said in the release.

Home sales are expected to begin in 2020. Prices are projected to start in the low $200,000s range, according to the release.

"We are excited to see new investments taking shape in one of the first growth corridors that the city opened up after we extended Ed Schmidt from Limmer Loop to Chandler Road in partnership with the county," Hutto City Manager Odis Jones told Community Impact Newspaper on April 10.
By Taylor Jackson Buchanan
Taylor Buchanan joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 after completing a master of journalism degree from the University of Texas. She worked as the senior reporter for Community Impact's Southwest Austin edition and is now the editor for the company's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition.


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