Dive into Peninsula at Plum Creek! Located in Kyle, Texas, Peninsula at Plum Creek is a gated section of the 2,200-acre Plum Creek master planned community. Conveniently located only 30 minutes away from downtown Austin, Peninsula at Plum Creek allows residents to be on the outskirts of a large city while still being part of a growing urban community. With affordable housing and a bustling community, it’s no wonder Plum Creek has grown so much since its 1997 inception. Check out the exciting community that awaits you at Peninsula now!
Two builders offer residents a combined total of 18 floorplans. With low costs and plenty of customization opportunities, there’s a design for everyone. Read more about the builders and their selection of houses below.
Empire Communities purchased locally owned Centerra Homes in 2018, adopting Centerra Homes into its long history of excellence. Since its creation in 1993, Empire has built over 20,000 houses in Texas, with another 10,000 already in the works. Empire emphasizes sustainable, innovative designs, “where smart space planning and quality building meet.” Interested homeowners can choose between 12 different floor plans, which start in the $200s. Take a look at the Reilly plan, a 3-bedroom house with an optional fireplace that’s laid out perfectly for entertaining guests!
Since 1976, M/I Homes has based its business practice on its cofounder’s motto of “always remember to treat our customers right.” With a dedication to energy efficient homes and creating communities, M/I Homes has worked closely with its valued customers to build over 100,000 homes across the country. M/I Homes offers 6 floor plans in Peninsula at Plum Creek, each with three different elevation designs, starting in the $200s. Owners looking for space might elect for the Donley plan, a two-story design with upgrade options that include a deluxe owner’s bath.
Looking for a Quick Move-In home in Peninsula? There’s plenty available to choose from!
There’s no shortage of amenities and activities available at Peninsula! Located on the Plum Creek Golf Course, Peninsula residents have convenient access to the 18-hole course, which spans over 7,100 yards. After a few rounds, residents can take advantage of several other outdoor activities, including multiple hiking and biking trails, two large pools, and catch-and-release fishing at a 30-acre lake. There are plenty of parks and playgrounds that are perfect for the whole family – even a dog park for your furry friends. Residents will also enjoy the security of being in a gated community, as well as additional perks such as regular front lawn maintenance.
Kyle is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas, and Peninsula at Plum Creek is located right in the heart of it. A quick 3-mile drive will take you to the Kyle Marketplace, where there are several grocery stores (including H-E-B, Target, and Walmart) and a wide selection of restaurants. The EVO Entertainment Center is a convenient 3 miles north of the master planned community, where families can experience a movie theater, bowling alley, and restaurant all in one. For those seeking the great outdoors, Lake Kyle Park is a 5-mile drive away, where there’s wildlife and city-held events all year long. Downtown Austin is only a 30-minute drive north, so a weekend trip is just a short car ride away!
The Texas Education Agency assesses the performance of students in public grade school using the Texas Academic Performance Report, or TAPR (formerly Academic Excellence Indicator System, or AEIS). Scoring of districts and campuses is as follows:
- A – Exemplary Performance
- B – Recognized Performance
- C – Acceptable Performance
- D – In Need of Improvement
- F – Unacceptable Performance
Hays Consolidated Independent School District
Peninsula at Plum Creek is part of Hays Consolidated Independent School District, which has 19,859 students spanning across 24 campuses. Hays CISD has a solid B performance, which is an improvement over the district’s C rating last year. Learn more about the schools the students will be zoned in below.
Students start their academic careers at Laura B. Negley Elementary School, located at 5940 McNaughton. Negley opened its doors in 2006, and 850 students attend from Pre-K to 5th grade. As far as school performance, Negley has received an A rating two school years in a row. This includes an impressive 100/100 in the Closing the Gaps category, which is defined as measuring “the percentage of different groups of students that performed above state goals in four areas.”
For grades 6 – 8, students attend Barton Middle School, where their motto is “Dream. Explore. Achieve.” Located at 4950 Jack C. Hays Trail in Buda, TX, Barton has 805 students enrolled as Bobcats. Like Negley Elementary School, Barton has a solid A rating, with particular acclaim for performances in math and science.
For grades 9 – 12, students enroll at Hays High School, located at 4800 Jack C. Hays Trail in Buda. Hays High School has a B rating, and has seen an increase in overall rating points from 83 to 87 in the past two school years. 2,961 students are currently enrolled, and these Rebels (their mascot, not a phase) have scored high academic achievement in mathematics.
Where Austin Goes to Grow
Located in the epicenter of Kyle while still being a convenient drive away from Austin, Peninsula at Plum Creek represents the future of Kyle. Enjoy urban delights and outdoors fun all wrapped into one community; find your new home in Peninsula at Plum Creek today!
Sarah graduated from Trinity University in 2012 with a degree in International Relations and Political Science. She writes blogs on new homes, decor, communities, and more for NewHomeSource. When she’s not writing, you can find her spending time with her three cats.