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Belterra in Austin, Texas

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Belterra is a beautiful master-planned community situated peacefully in deep Southwest Austin. Belterra is a popular choice among families who want to live fairly close to the city, yet far enough away to enjoy a more laid back lifestyle. If you’re looking for a neighborhood with major shopping right at your fingertips, Belterra probably isn’t your best choice. But if you’re willing to drive just 10 minutes to major shopping centers in exchange for peaceful country living, Belterra is probably the perfect neighborhood for you.

Belterra Amenities

The Belterra Recreation Center features a beautiful junior Olympic pool, outdoor pavilion, fitness center, sports court, and ball fields. In addition to all of this, the Center’s playground for children includes a kiddie pool complete with fountains and water-dumping buckets for those Texas summers. Belterra features an extensive 25-mile trail system that winds through the neighborhood, making for appealing and convenient exercise and recreation. The Belterra's active neighborhood association regularly sponsors community activities such as movies in the park and book clubs.

Belterra Schools

Belterra residents attend schools in the award-winning Dripping Springs Independent School District. Elementary age children attend brand new Rooster Springs Elementary, which is conveniently located in the middle of the neighborhood. Older students attend Dripping Springs Middle and Dripping Springs High School. Other nearby preschools include Dripping Springs United Methodist Preschool, First Baptist Preschool, Your Growing Child Preschool, and Montessori Country Day School.

Belterra Homes

Belterra continues to grow and will eventually total to around 2,000 residences. As of September 2008, about 800 homes had been built or were under construction. Homeowners in Belterra can choose from new or resale homes of varying lot sizes. Homes range in size from about 1,800 square feet to almost 5,000 square feet, with prices that start at about 225K and stretch up to over 600K.

Belterra Location

Belterra is located in Hays County about 10 minutes west of the “Y” in Oak Hill and about 25 minutes from downtown Austin. Bordering the neighborhood are Sawyer Ranch Road on the west, Nutty Brown Road on the east, and US 290 on the north. A new section of Belterra, which is called “The Views at Belterra,” is also currently being developed on the east side of Nutty Brown Road.

Belterra Info

For more information about the Belterra neighborhood or to tour properties currently for sale in Belterra that meet your specific search criteria, please contact the Belterra specialist with Austin Home Network at (512) 416-9990 or