Welcome to Steiner Ranch, River Place, & Jester Estates
Luxurious and desirable lakefront communities that offer resort-style living close to Austin
Steiner Ranch, River Place, and Jester Estates are luxurious and desirable lakefront communities located approximately 30 miles northwest of Downtown Austin. These beautiful communities offer resort-style living and the convenience of being close to major businesses, shopping, and entertainment. Residents of these communities are professional couples and families. They enjoy an active outdoor lifestyle that includes walking, biking, hiking, boating, swimming, and watersports. While these communities share the benefits of natural beauty, rolling hills, lake views, and excellent schools, they also have features and amenities that make them unique.
Steiner Ranch is a master-planned community nestled in the hills between Lake Austin and Lake Travis, so it is often referred to as “The Land Between the Lakes.” It is a prestigious and sought-after neighborhood with an elegant and established community feel. The community has incredible views of the lakes and hill country and is home to the UT Golf Club. It is a peaceful community with custom homes, mature vegetation, and manicured yards. Steiner Ranch has three resort-style community centers, miles of hiking and biking trails, parks, playgrounds, picnic areas, tennis courts, and community pools.
River Place is a delightful and scenic neighborhood set on a hilltop with fabulous lakes and hill country views. It is a lavish master-planned community featuring custom homes with diverse architectural styles, including Spanish, Mediterranean, contemporary, colonial, and Texas ranch. The community is home to the world-class River Place Country Club and the River Place Nature Trail. Amenities include golf, tennis, parks, and trails.
Jester Estates is a laid-back and family-friendly community with a mix of older and newer homes. The area boasts fabulous panoramic views of the Colorado River and hill country, endless natural beauty, and thriving wildlife. The mix of luxurious amenities and proximity to downtown make it a highly desirable community. This active community features a luxurious community pool, tennis courts, and playgrounds. The community hosts many clubs and events throughout the year, including a book club and wine club.
What to Love
- Beautiful and scenic location
- Close to downtown Austin
- Resort-like amenities
- Excellent school
The neighborhoods of Steiner Ranch, River Place, and Jester Estates are beautiful upscale communities with a vibrant, family-friendly vibe. Residents enjoy an active lifestyle that takes advantage of the extensive outdoor green spaces, lakes, and rivers. Hiking, biking, boating, swimming, fishing, golf, and tennis are all popular with the residents of these communities. Neighbors gather at local clubhouses, community pools, and golf courses for fun, exercise, and socializing. These communities offer a luxurious and peaceful oasis close to the businesses in Downtown Austin.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
These communities are close to many upscale and excellent dining venues. Waterloo Ice House offers American favorites in a casual and inviting setting. The outdoor courtyard dining area is a lovely spot to enjoy dinner with the family. Siena Restaurant is a beautiful and romantic restaurant featuring authentic Italian fare.
There are several movie theaters located within five miles of these neighborhoods, and the nightlife and entertainment venues of Austin are 30 minutes away. The area is also close to the Domain Shopping Center, which is an outdoor mall that features upscale shops, boutiques, restaurants, and a movie theater. The Arboretum is also nearby and offers high-end shops, dining, and art galleries.
Things to Do
The neighborhoods of Steiner Ranch, River Place, and Jester offer many amenities for an active lifestyle. There are miles of trails for hiking, walking, biking, and skating within the communities. The communities also have elegant swimming pools, fitness facilities, parks, and playgrounds where residents can relax, exercise, or just gather for some social time. The nearby lakes and rivers offer endless opportunities for water activities, including boating, sailing, kayaking, paddleboarding, swimming, fishing, waterskiing, and wakeboarding. There are nearby boat rental establishments, like CPYB Boat Rentals, where pontoon boats can be rented for a fun day out on the lake.
The communities offer championship golf courses like the UT Golf Club and River Place Country Club. Families head to the Lake Travis Zipline Adventures for a fun day trip. Volente Beach Resort and Waterpark is another family-friendly destination offering swimming, waterslides, and activities. Being so close to Austin, the residents of these communities are also close to many popular festivals like the Austin City Limits Music Festival, the Austin Food & Wine Festival, the Old Settler’s Music Festival, ABC Kite Fest, the Texas Craft Brewers Festival, and the Fourth of July Fireworks & Symphony.
Leander Independent School District is lauded for its exceptional schools that rank in the top 10% of Texas schools.
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