Rutherford West is a master planned community offering spacious homes in Driftwood TX! Rutherford West offers acreage lots in the Central Texas Hill Country, minutes from Austin that are surrounded by a beautiful greenbelt. Located in Driftwood, Texas, Buffington Homes is building some of their most popular floorplans that feature covered patios, media rooms, gourmet kitchens and 3 car garages.
Built on acreage lots these homes in Driftwood TX are outside the busy city but still close enough for dining, shopping and entertainment. Rutherford West is close to shopping and restaurants in Buda. The original world famous Salt Lick Barbecue location is just down the road in Driftwood. Head minutes North to Austin and you have shopping, dining and an Alamo Drafthouse.
Build your dream home in Rutherford West; where the stars at night are big and bright.
10404 Brangus Road, Driftwood Texas 78619
Take Mopac South to 45 and continue to the 1826 intersection. Take a left on 1826 travel Southwest to 967. Take a left for about 2 miles; Brangus Rd will be on your left. Turn onto Brangus Road and the model is at 10404 Brangus Rd.
Located in North Central Hays County, the Hays Consolidated Independent School District reaches more than 221 square miles. The district’s 22 campuses are located throughout northern Hays County, serving nearly 18,000 students. Hays CISD is a proud partner with all of the communities it serves, providing extraordinary educational services and opportunities for students. Hays CISD graduates are ready for success!
Two 4-year high schools, five middle schools (6-8 grade), 13 elementary schools, an alternative high school of choice and disciplinary center comprise the district’s campuses, which have tripled in number since 2000. The district also features a state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center.
The district offers dynamic, rigorous instruction with a commitment to serve the unique needs of every child. Its modern, energy-efficient schools are ideal learning environments, staffed with highly-qualified, caring teachers and staff. Students are offered many specialized career programs and have access to an elementary magnet school program for science, engineering, technology, and mathematics. Both comprehensive high schools have Project Lead the Way designation and music, art, library, and PE are included in the weekly rotation at every elementary school. In the rapidly evolving world of educational opportunity Hays CISD is committed to partnering with families in designing the best program for each child.
One of the points of pride for Hays CISD is the quality of its extracurricular programs. The district recognizes the value of student participation in extracurricular activities and features award-winning band, choir, visual and theatre arts, and athletic programs. The expectation is for students to stretch their minds and expand their abilities as they fulfill their graduation goals.
Award-winning music, theater and athletic programs are part of the student offerings at Lehman High School and Hays High School as part of the rigorous general curriculum. Lehman High School, which opened in 2004, features a culinary program and a Navy JROTC. Hays High School, which is nearing its proud 50th anniversary, features the 2013 state championship softball team and a Marine JROTC program.
Hays CISD citizens are always ready and willing to volunteer, pitch-in, and help the schools. There is a lasting history of pride and support for the schools dating back more than 100 years. Everyone is welcome to be part of the school district family and all of its accomplishments.
Hays CISD schools are important to the quality of life in northern Hays County. The district works hard to ensure that children have the very best opportunities because they are the community’s future.
Carpenter Hill Elementary School 4410 RR 967 Buda, Texas 78610 | 512.268.8509 | website
Dahlstrom Middle School 3600 FM 967 Buda, TX 78610 | (512) 268-8441 | website
Hays High School 4800 Jack C. Hays Trail Buda, TX 78610 | (512) 268-2911 | website
North Hays County ESD #1
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*These tax rates are estimates and are subject to change. For specific tax rates please contact the actual taxing authority. Updated 02/02/2018.
Pedernales Electric – 888-554-4732
Texas Gas Service – 800-700-2443
W. Travis County Public Utility Agency – 512-263-0125
Vaquero (Garbage) – 512-420-8114
Crossroads Utility (Waste Water) – 512-246-1400
Time Warner Cable – 512-485-5555
AT&T – 800-288-2020
City of Dripping Springs | website
The Dripping Springs population, within its city limit, is about 1,500 although its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) is home to nearly 20,000.
Dripping Springs ISD | website
The Dripping Springs Independent School District offers a comprehensive curriculum based on a goal of student achievement. The curriculum addresses the needs of students from early childhood through twelfth grade. It is designed to promote student excellence and is structured to guarantee student success. Currently, the district operates four campuses along with a central administrative office, a special education cooperative, and separate transportation and support service facilities.
Motorola | website
Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications. The company develops technologies, products and services that make mobile experiences possible.
Seton Southwest Hospital | website
The Seton Southwest Hospital patient services are designed to target the growing needs of the southwest Travis County communities. As an acute care hospital, Seton Southwest provides high-quality, cost-effective care – with a range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical, obstetric and rehabilitation services.
Jack Allen’s Kitchen – 7720 HWY 71 West, Austin, TX 78735 | 512-852-8558 | website
Local in Source. Texan in Spirit! At Jack Allen’s Kitchen, you will find refined Southern-inspired flavors, crossed with the spice of southwestern cuisine that come together to create plates that will invigorate any palate and comfort the soul. Executive chef and owner Jack Gilmore, along with partner Tom Kamm set out to provide Central Texas with fresh, locally sourced food that puts smiles on faces while simultaneously giving back to those who need it most. Great bar – Amazing food!
Canyon Grill Ice House – 3799 Hwy 290 West, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 | 512-858-7100 | website
Texas Monthly called it the “Best Chinese Restaurant” in the Hill Country! Canyon Grill boasts a wide variety of Chinese cuisine, as well as great sandwiches, burgers, pasta and more. Enjoy outdoor dining on the patio with a mini zoo for the kids!
Creek Road Café – 301 Hwy 290 West, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 | 512-858-9459 | website
Fine dining in the Hill Country. Creek Road Café boasts spectacular dinner and lunch menus, showcasing fresh, locally grown and produced foods, as well as an extensive wine and beverage list.
Flores Mexican Restaurant – 2440 Hwy 290 East, Dripping Springs, TX 79620
It began with a popular taco stand more than 30 years ago, and the four Flores family locations still offer traditional Mexican fare with rich histories and ingredients. Come by for Sunday brunch and enjoy a variety of dishes and hot, fresh tortillas, and save room for their famous flan and tres leches cake!
The Salt Lick – 18300 FM 1826, Driftwood, TX 78619 | 512-894-3117 | website
Arguably the most famous BBQ in Central Texas-maybe beyond-the original Salt Lick is located just down the road in Driftwood. With one of the last traditional open-pit BBQs you’ll find in a restaurant, this is truly down-home Texas dining. Served family style or by the pound, you can enjoy brisket, sausage, ribs and unbelievable sides, as well as homemade pies and cobbler. Be sure to bring cash-they don’t take plastic.
Austin Pizza Garden- 6266 Hwy 290 West, Austin, TX 78737 | 512-891-9980 | website
A South Austin favorite, the Austin Pizza Garden is located near the Y in Oak Hill. Featuring signature thin crusts available in white or whole wheat and a huge selection of toppings and signature combinations, there’s a pizza here for everyone.
27008 Ranch Rd 12 S, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 | 888-224-3644 | website
Offering artwork, gifts, jewelry and custom framing. Whether you’re looking for a beautiful art print, stunning original canvases or a unique gift, this is the place to come. Wesley Gallery showcases Roberta Wesley’s art and licensed products, as well as the works of other prominent Austin area artists.
John Christian Designers and Jewelry Craftsmen
14101 W. HWY 290 #900, Austin, TX 78737 | 888-646-6466 | website
Designer and craftsman John Waugh has been in the jewelry business for more than 50 years. As the leader of ArtCarved, Keepsake and Orange Blossom jewelry, he is recognized as an industry leader, creating pieces for clients around the world. Lucky for us, he’s located right here in South Austin.
Cowgirls & Lace
111 West Hwy 290, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 | 512-894-0350 | website
Cowgirls & Lace boasts a distinctive collection of designer fabrics, custom window treatments, bedding and decorative accessories for the home and office.
Barton Creek Square Mall
2901 S Capital of Texas Hwy, Austin, Texas 78746 | 512-327-7040 | website
If you love shopping, you’ll love shopping at Barton Creek Square with its more than 180 specialty retailers and anchor stores including Dillard’s, Macy’s, JCPenney, Nordstrom and Sears. Shop in luxury at Barton Creek Square, where you’ll find beautiful tile, comfortably stylish carpeting, wood floor accents, plush leather seating areas and benches throughout. Explore and discover nationally renowned stores such as The Apple Store, Armani Exchange, BabyGap, Metropark, Pottery Barn Kids and Solstice.
Prime Outlets at San Marcos
3939 IH-35 South #900 San Marcos, Texas 78666 | 800-628-9465 | website
Recently ranked the 3rd Best Place to Shop in the World by ABC’s “The View,” the Prime Outlets at San Marcos is a haven of over 130 luxury and brand names. Only a 25 minute drive from your new home in South Austin, the Prime Outlets are pet friendly and open to groups. For each group of 10 or more, the Prime Outlets will provide each group member with a free coupon book and shopping bag, as well as a $5.00 meal voucher for the driver.
Hill Country Galleria
12700 Hill Country Blvd, Bee Cave, Texas 78738 | 512-262-0001 | website
Beautifully designed outdoor mall with over 100 shops & restaurants including Barnes & Nobles, Whole Food Market, Cinemark Movie Theatre and Dick’s Sporting Goods. Featuring events and live music during the spring and summer months, check their website for complete listings and info!
Hamilton Pool 24300 Hamilton Pool Road, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 | 512-264-2740 | website
One of the Hill County’s favorite swimming spots, Hamilton Pool was formed when the dome of an underground river collapsed thousands of years ago, leaving a deep, spring-fed pool. There is a 45-foot waterfall, hiking trail and beautiful natural grotto. Enjoy this natural wonder, and please help us protect its delicate ecosystem for future generations.
Driftwood Vineyards 4001 Elder Hill Road, Driftwood, TX 78619 | 512-858-9667 | website
With 14 acres of vineyards producing 8 grape varieties, Driftwood Vineyards proudly produces a range of reds and whites with the taste of the Hill Country. Wine tours and tastings are available, as well as private events and a beautiful picnic area.
Pedernales Falls State Park 2585 Park Road 6026, Johnson City, TX 78636 | 830-868-7304 | website
Only 15 miles west of Dripping Springs, this 5,211-acre park is located along the banks of the Pedernales River, offering camping, fishing, hiking, swimming and tubing, mountain biking and much more.
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