Are you trying to decide where you should live in Austin? Texas Hill Country beckons you. There are many advantages of choosing to live in hill country apartments over living in the middle of the city. The areas of Southwest Austin, Oak Hill, and Dripping Springs offer easy access to everything that Austin has to offer while also providing beautiful views and access to outdoor activities.
Advantages of living in Hill Country
While some people mistakenly believe that Texas is all flat, the Southwest area of Austin is located on the edge of Texas Hill Country and has beautiful rolling hills, greenery and terrific views of Lake Travis. When you choose hill country apartments, you will enjoy the beautiful views of the open, rolling hills that surround the area. You are also in an area that is not densely populated, which leads to less traffic and greater serenity. Apartment living in Dripping Springs, Oak Hill, and Southwest Austin is less stressful more laid back.
Residents of Southwest Austin have closer access to scenic attractions like the Hamilton Pool Nature Trail. After a short hike, you'll find a jade-green pool that is complete with a waterfall. The hills have numerous bicycle and hiking trails, allowing you to explore nature. At the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, you can enjoy more than 100,000 plant and flower species, walking trails and art exhibits. People who enjoy rock climbing can head to Reimers Ranch State Park. In addition to rock climbing, the park also has numerous easy walking trails that allow you to take in the gorgeous scenery.
Proximity to Downtown Austin
When you choose hill country apartments, you will enjoy close proximity to downtown Austin while also enjoying your ability to retreat back to your quiet home. Residents of Austin’s southwest corner have easy access to 290, allowing you to and from work quickly if you work downtown. You can easily enjoy all of downtown Austin’s entertainment options or simply enjoy the hip restaurants, bars and entertainment choices that are closer to home. Southwest Austin has grown quickly in the past decade, and there are many local options available to people who choose to live in hill country.
Living in the Texas Hill Country can allow you to enjoy the peacefulness of being close to nature while also being just a short drive away from downtown Austin. To learn more, take a tour of Ocotillo today.