Surrounded by Texas Hill Country and within easy reach of Austin’s Northwest Corridor, the master planned community of Crystal Falls in Leander, Texas pairs high-level amenities with a sense of tradition and a true tie to nature. This community offers the best in golf, tennis, shopping, and more, and is home to top schools that make it a haven for families.
With Hill Country views, custom homes packed with comfort, and sites that let you build your home just the way you want it, Crystal Falls is ready to embrace you.
With seven builders offering more than 50 floor plans across multiple neighborhoods, you have plenty of options. Pick your favorite floor plan to have a home custom-built on your choice of sites or choose from the many quick move-in homes that are ready for you and your family right now. Some of the builders in this community are:
- As one of the builders associated with McGuyer Homebuilders, Coventry Homes has been part of new developments in Texas since 1988. The company is known for its Eco-Smart building protocols, creating energy-efficient homes within environmentally friendly communities, and is a pioneer in smart-home automation that enhances security and comfort for home buyers. Grand Mesa at Crystal Falls offers nine floor plans to choose from, all set within a community that features multiple play areas and pools, plus tennis, volleyball, and disc golf facilities. The four- and five-bedroom homes start in the low $570s and boast media rooms, game rooms, studies, and large garages.
- The 90-year history of Drees Custom Homes has led to the company winning numerous awards for its distinctive architecture and customer service. Drees uses smart home technology to build homes that are energy-efficient and designed to meet the needs of growing families. In Grand Mesa at Crystal Falls, buyers can choose between eight floor plans with options for three to five bedrooms. Homes start in the $570s, with optional features including multiple garages, upstairs patios, coffered and beamed ceilings, pocket offices, and many flexible design options to suit owners’ needs.
- With more than 100 years of experience as a homebuilder, Taylor Morrison offers several communities within Crystal Falls, all tailored to the needs of the home buyer. The company also has easy-to-understand financing and home warranty plans that let buyers enjoy peace of mind throughout the entire home buying and building process. In Crystal Falls, Taylor Morrison offers 17 floor plans in Grand View, Canyon Bend and Overlook, with three- to five-bedroom plans available, starting in the mid $420s. The Plateau features three- to four- bedroom homes, with nine floor plans to choose from, starting in the $380s. The three- and four-bedroom homes in Crystal Cove also come in the buyers’ choice of nine floor plans and start in the low $290s. All homes are designed for sophisticated entertaining and offer beautiful exteriors that blend seamlessly with the surrounding Hill Country, master suites that serve as restful havens, and flexible design that allows for game rooms, bonus rooms, and ample storage.
Crystal Falls is designed to let residents enjoy the dramatic landscapes of the Hill Country, taking in breathtaking views from their own communities and heading into canyon preserves and open spaces to experience nature to the fullest — all while enjoying lush amenities that turn every weekend into the good life.
The Crystal Falls Golf Course welcomes all to the picturesque beauty of its 18 holes, with a large clubhouse and the 19th Hole Pavilion, an outdoor entertaining venue complete with an outdoor kitchen and covered stone patio and fireplace. Families can enjoy several swimming pools set in surroundings constructed from locally quarried rock. Choices include a Junior Olympic pool for serious swimmers, splash pools for the little ones, and a grotto pool with waterfalls and underwater seating.
Tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, and an 18-hole disc golf course also beckon residents outdoors, and local trails encourage nature lovers to explore the beauties of the Hill Country. Nearby, you’ll find a fishing lake well-stocked with bass, catfish, and perch.
Locals often head to downtown Austin to enjoy the city’s world-famous music scene, and the University of Texas campus provides entertainment via museums, eateries, and live music and theatrical performances.
Closer to home, Crystal Falls residents root for the Houston Astros’ Triple-A team, which plays at the Dell Diamond in Round Rock; the Round Rock Premium Outlets draw shoppers from the entire Austin area to take advantage of the fabulous bargains at top stores.
Nearby Lake Travis offers fishing, water fun, social events, and live music, serving as a focal point for those who like to relax outdoors. Serious nature lovers can head just a bit west to the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge to hike and explore.
The Crystal Falls neighborhood is in the acclaimed Leander Independent School District, which boasts a 99% graduation rate and a Student Achievement Score of 94%.
Elementary students in Crystal Falls attend one of three schools: Whitestone Elementary, Patricia Knowles Elementary and William J. Winkley Elementary. Whitestone Elementary at 2000 Crystal Falls Parkway is home to just over 780 Wildcats and boasts a student-to-teacher ratio of 13 to one. For the 2018-19 academic year, Whitestone received an overall A on their annual report card.
William J. Winkley, which is located at 2100 Pow Wow, enrolls around 680 students as Wolverines annually. For the 2018-19 academic year, Winkley earned an overall A on their annual report card.
Patricia Knowles Elementary, located at 2101 Cougar Country Drive in Cedar Park, enrolls just under 600 students as Wranglers annually. The campus boasts 11 students to every teacher, and received an overall C on their report card for the 2018-19 academic year.
Students move on to middle school at either Running Brushy or Leander Middle School. Both schools have received B rankings for the 2018-19 academic year. Leander Middle School at 410 Southwest Street is noted for high academic achievement in mathematics and social studies; the school is also in Texas’ top 25% for comparative academic growth as well as for “closing the gap,” which is a measure of student performance across different populations. Roughly 1,000 students enroll annually as Leander Tigers.
Running Brushy Middle School is located at 2303 Lakeline Boulevard in Cedar Park. The school received an overall B for the 2018-19 academic year, and around 1,200 students enroll as Running Brushy Cougars each year.
From there students progress to Leander High School, located at South Bagdad Road, and serving more than 2,100 students. This acclaimed high school receives an overall A from the Texas Education Agency, as well as an A grade for student achievement. Leander High is an International Baccalaureate school, and most of the students at the school take advantage of the Advanced Placement offerings. Leander High’s marching band and robotics program regularly win awards and accolades.
Natural Beauty, Legendary Living
Life in Crystal Falls pairs relaxation and outdoor fun with convenient access to the Northwest Austin tech corridor as well as to the natural beauties of Lake Travis and Austin’s Hill Country. With beautiful homes featuring stunning views and the ability to customize building to meet your own needs and preferences, Crystal Falls welcomes homeowners to a life of comfort and enjoyment. Find your new home in Crystal Falls today.