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Stunning Makeover Planned for Austin Park

August 11, 2019 4:06 pm

A major makeover will turn a local park into a stunning destination for residents of new homes in Whisper Valley TX. Renovations are planned for the 3,695-acre Walter E. Long Park in East Austin, just 5 minutes from Whisper Valley. It’s the largest public park in Austin and includes the 1,165-acre Lake Walter Long.

When the plans are approved, the park will undergo a major $800 million renovation that will make it a prime destination in the region. Amenities shown in the plans include an event lawn, expo center, cultural arts center, observation tower, ropes course, cabins, an amphitheater and horseback riding trails. The lake will get a new marina, boardwalk and beach, fishing piers, rowing course, boat rentals and a floating water sports zone. A Ferris wheel and planetarium are also part of the long-range plans. The renovations will be funded with private contributions and bonds.

These improvements are especially exciting for Whisper Valley residents. The community plans to connect its own 600-acre park with Walter E. Long Park, so residents can easily walk or ride their bicycles to the city park.

Whisper Valley is a community of high-tech but environmentally sustainable homes in a natural setting. Amenities within the community are outstanding in themselves. Residents can enjoy organic gardens, purchase fresh produce at their own farmer’s market, and take advantage of a resort-quality swimming pool and state-of-the-art fitness center. Google Fiber ultra-high-speed internet, Nest smart home technology, high-efficiency geothermal heat pumps and solar collection units are standard features in Whisper Valley homes. The community will also have two schools, a transportation center and emergency services station.

Homes in Whisper Valley start in the high $200’s. Buffington Homes has 17 floor plans to offer in the community for 50’ lots and 10 floor plans for 60’ lots.

If you want to move into Whisper Valley quickly, Buffington has 5 homes under construction now in the community. They will be completed between September and December 2019. One and two story homes are available with 3-4 bedrooms and 2-2.5 baths. Square footage ranges from 1,384-2,413. Prices on these homes are in the low to mid-$300’s.

Call Buffington Homes today at 512-856-5664 to tour our new homes in Whisper Valley TX.

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