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Block House Creek
Block House Creek is a Central Texas community ideal for families, that has earned the Community Association Institute’s 2015 Awards for Communication Innovation, Safety and Security Initiatives, Community Spirit, and Green Community Trendsetter. Its position on the border between Leander and Cedar Park gives Block House Creek access to active suburban centers with shopping options, fitness centers, and plenty activities for children. Also, Block House Creek is located a 30-minute drive from Austin’s downtown center and 20 minutes away from the city of Round Rock, making it an ideal home for commuting professionals, and the community’s 2,000+ single-family home sites feature houses built for growing families looking to settle in for the long haul.
Residents of Block House Creek enjoy access to a variety of amenities right within their neighborhood. Over a hundred acres of green space, including parkland and a green belt, run through the community. The Block House Creek meanders through the area, and it can be accessed by nature trails that residents enjoy for hiking and biking. The neighborhood includes multiple community parks, resort style pools, and athletic fields. Tumlinson Park provides a mulit-functional space for all; multiple playscapes for children, a clubhouse, picnic tables, barbecue grills, lighted tennis courts, disc golf, basketball courts, lighted sports fields, and an incredible swimming pool. Another community swimming area, known as Apache Pool, features year-round access, lessons, water aerobics and competitive swim teams thanks to its heated water. The neighborhood sits just north of the popular H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, home to a couple of professional teams.
The Block House Creek neighborhood was developed from the early 1980s through early 2000s. It is a very large master-planned community consisting of over 2000 home sites. Houses here are known for being modest-sized and affordable. An average-sized home in the Block House Creek neighborhood has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, with a two-car garage, and includes about 1,800 square feet. Buyers looking in Block House Creek will find both 1- and 2-story homes on lot sizes of .10 to .58 acres, with most lots sized at a quarter acre or less. The homes typically have brick exteriors with three sides masonry and a traditional architecture. Some of the features buyers can expect to find in Block House Creek homes are large arched windows and arched entryways; kitchen islands; covered back patios or decks; hardwood or tile floors in shared spaces and carpet or hardwood floors in bedrooms; and open concept living areas. Family-friendly spaces like large laundry rooms and additional dining rooms can also be found in many of the homes here. Some of the homes have been recently renovated with desired modern upgrades, like granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and custom master bathrooms. Buyers looking for a fixer upper to customize or to flip can also find affordable investment properties here.
Families with school-aged children will value the Block House Creek’s inclusion in the highly-regarded Leander Independent School District, a system boasting a high school graduation rate of over 99%. Block House Creek Elementary (K-5), Wiley Middle (6-8), and Rouse High School (9-12) serve this neighborhood. Founders Classical Academy (K-10) offers another option for education within 2 miles of most homes.