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Neighborhood Spotlight: Canyon Creek

A community full of great amenities and wide streets, Canyon Creek is one of the top neighborhoods near Austin, TX. The neighborhood location provides something many desire and it's also a very scenic area in the Texas Hill Country.


Canyon Creek is found north of Austin and surrounded by other communities, such as Avery Ranch, Colina Vista, Anderson Mill and Bull Creek Ranch. It's close enough to commute to Downtown Austin and to UT. The location also makes it easy to get to the lakes and enjoy plenty of beautiful scenery throughout the area.

Real Estate in Canyon Creek

The homes found in Canyon Creek are a bit larger with the average right at 3,000 square feet. The floor plans are spacious and many include game rooms or media rooms. The average home will include four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and a total of 3,000 square feet of living space.

Many of the homes are newer and were built within the last decade. David Weekley Homes and Standard Pacific Homes are responsible for building most of the homes throughout Canyon Creek.


Those living in Canyon Creek will have an Austin address, but will be served by the exemplary schools of the Round Rock ISD and Leander ISD. Schools most students will attend include:

  • Canyon Creek Elementary School
  • Grandview Hills School
  • Four Points Middle School
  • Grisham Middle School
  • Vandergrift High School
  • Westwood High School

Great Schools ranks all of these schools, except Grandview Hills School as a 9/10 or 10/10. Grandview Hills School received a 7/10 ranking.

Things to Do Near Canyon Creek

The location of Canyon Creek allows residents to enjoy all of the attractions found throughout Austin, Texas. It's also found very close to Lake Travis and Lake Austin, which provides plenty of great water activities to enjoy, such as fishing, water skiing, boating and swimming.

The Alamo Drafthouse is a very popular spot for adults to enjoy with dinner and a movie in the same building. In addition, residents of Canyon Creek enjoy golfing at the Woodland Greens Golf Center and River Place. The Woodland Greens Golf Center provides a great place to practice, while River Place gives golfers quite a challenge.

Plenty of dining is found nearby including Oasis in Lake Travis, Saccone's Pizza and many other options. The community also offers two community centers and an Olympic size swimming pool for residents to enjoy.

Those looking for a gym or fitness center have two choices near Canyon Creek. Anytime Fitness is found nearby and open 24/7. The other area gym is called Punch Kettlebell Gym, which provides a unique take on working out. Both give residents good options for working out near Canyon Creek.

Living in Canyon Creek

Those looking for a great location close enough to commute to Downtown Austin will enjoy Canyon Creek. It's an upscale community with larger houses found not far from the city. Many residents also enjoy the great views from the homes within this popular neighborhood.

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