Travis Country West is a desirable and peaceful neighborhood in Southwest Austin that is comprised of about 250 one and two story brick and natural stone homes on wooded and well-maintained lots. Newer and smaller than the original Travis Country, Travis Country West homes generally were constructed between 2002 and 2007 by builders D.R. Horton and Morrison Homes. Only ten miles from downtown Austin, four miles west of MoPac, and 3.5 miles west of the original Travis County, Travis Country West is in a convenient and particularly mobile location on the south side of Southwest Parkway. Close to the hill country, the neighborhood offers a combination of peaceful settings, everyday convenience, and an intimate nature that a community of its size affords. Large employer Freescale Semiconductors is only moments away from the neighborhood, as are many other businesses.
Home prices in Travis Country West are above the median range for Austin, with prices ranging from just below $300k to almost $500k, and membership dues to the active Travis Country West homeowner’s association are mandatory.
Travis Country West offers several community-centric features, including a private pool with a gazebo, a large playscape, and an almost two mile hike and bike trail that offers patrons a combination of gravel and blacktop surfaces.
Shopping is easy and convenient for residents of Travis Country West. An HEB grocery store is only three miles from the neighborhood, and about that same distance away are many large shopping centers that hold such stores as Whole Foods, Target, Costco, Sam’s, Lowe’s, Home Depot, Academy, and Barnes & Noble, plus countless restaurants such as Chuy’s, Kerbey Lane, Mandola’s, and P.Terry’s. The neighborhood is also a quick drive to both Barton Creek Mall and the Hill Country Galleria, which between them offer hundreds of stores, services, and restaurants.
Homes in Travis Country West are zoned for the Austin Independent School District, and numerous private schools such as St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, Regents School of Austin, St. Michael’s Catholic Academy, Austin Waldorf School, and Cedars Montessori School, are in the general vicinity, as are countless daycare outlets and preschools.