Finding the right neighborhood to buy in often feels like being caught in a grown-up version of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. This school district is lacking extracurriculars. This community needs more green spaces. A neighborhood that feels just right might seem like a fairy tale, but hold on to your porridge, because we’re pretty sure that we found one in the community of McCormick Ranch.
What makes this gated development so perfect is how it combines the four elements of earth, air, water, and fire to create a place you’ll want to call home.
The striking view surrounding the McCormick Ranch development provides a deep connection to the Hill Country environment. This neighborhood makes outdoor living accessible, as there is plenty to draw you outdoors. McCormick Ranch is in the vicinity of hiking and biking trails, parks, playscapes, and picnic areas.
But you won’t need to wander beyond your yard to find inspiration from nature. The mindfully curated landscapes on the one-acre lots of McCormick Ranch reflect the beauty of the hills while ensuring that the acreage is sculpted to fit the tone of the home in its midst.
The earthiness goes beyond natural beauty at McCormick Ranch. Though it is a new development, there is a sense that it is a deeply grounded place, giving homeowners comfort in knowing that it’s a place to set down roots. Families with children and teens will find strong connections in the exemplary Leander Independent School District and ample nearby private school options. McCormick Ranch is a place with both an invigorating connection to nature that will keep you feeling young and a welcoming vibe that will make you want to grow old here.
When you first step into one of the 4,000+ square feet McCormick Ranch homes, the first thing you’ll notice is the sense of spaciousness. High ceilings and window-filled rooms with spectacular views both inside and out bring serenity into the interior spaces. The breezy feel is further amplified with exquisite design and building materials like blond wood floors, quartz countertops, tile accents, and luxury appliances. And wide doorways that open out onto covered porches and decks with ceiling fans and lights allow you to enjoy fresh air, whatever the hour or weather.
However, the sense of airiness is more than just aesthetics. McCormick Ranch homes also have plenty of room for whatever matters to you. If you’re a collector of recreational vehicles, the three stall garage may be your draw. If you have extended family staying with you, the added privacy of an in-law suite might be just what you had in mind. There is space to create a dedicated home office, workout room, or both. Whatever you choose, McCormick Ranch offers a place for you to be you.
Studies have shown that there are numerous benefits to living near water, including sleeping better, increased creativity, reduced stress levels, and lowered blood pressure. So it’s no wonder that many people find themselves drawn to water for vacation and relaxation. McCormick Ranch residents don’t have to plan a trip to tap into the restorative power of water. With Lake Austin just a stroll down the lane, and a nearby community boat ramp, residents can immerse themselves in lake life every day.
If floating in a private pool is more your style, you will also find your match at McCormick Ranch. All homes have sparkling pools paired with chic tiled spas. The open air pool and spa allow you to enjoy the drama of the surrounding landscape from the comfort of your personal oasis.
Though McCormick Ranch may be secluded, it does not take much effort to reconnect with all that the greater Austin area has to offer. Just 30 minutes from downtown Austin, there is always something going on to spark your interest. Whether it’s exciting nightlife, zipline adventures, boutique shopping, or upscale dining, you won’t have to go too far to find what lights your fire. With the established Steiner Ranch community nearby, new restaurants and shopping are always opening to serve the local community.
McCormick Ranch is also a perfect setting for your own entertainment. With ample space for guests, you can make your own hotspot with pool parties, barbeques, and game nights. The gourmet kitchens are a wonderful spot for crafting meals that feature Austin farmer’s market fare and artisanal food and drink.