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Why the Hill Country is a Great Place to Live

HillCountryThe Texas Hill Country is the destination of choice for both vacationers and new land buyers. Here are just a few of the reasons the rolling Texas hills make a great home.

Location: Considered by many to be the heart of Texas, the Hill Country encompasses a region of central Texas known for tall, rugged trees, gently sloping hills, and numerous topographical wonders, such as Enchanted Rock. Small towns, like Wimberley, Gruene, Fredericksburg, Boerne, Bandera, and Kerrville, boast historic buildings and small town charm, and are a short drive from larger cities like Austin and San Antonio.

Recreation: The Hill Country is an outdoorsman’s dream. Recreational areas and natural beauty abound. Numerous hills, lakes, rivers, and streams offer the perfect place for camping, fishing, hunting, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, rafting, swimming, boating, skiing, climbing, riding, hiking, walking, bird watching, and bicycling.

Shopping: If you’re in the mood to shop, the Hill Country has a variety of options. Antiques, gifts, clothing, jewelry, art, and more are available in the towns throughout the Hill Country. Fredericksburg is a frequent destination for travelers and is known for its quaint downtown and locally owned specialty shops. The San Marcos outlets are also a popular destination for shoppers.

Lifestyle: Many who come to the Hill Country are seeking friendly neighbors, a relaxed pace, and a place where they can raise a family and eventually retire. The Hill Country towns pride themselves on maintaining their quaint charm, and many boast impressive historic downtowns that residents love and visitors travel to see.

If a move to the Texas Hill Country is in your future, Texas Homesites can help. We have land for sale in beautiful master planned communities and golfing communities in Texas that offer the serenity you’re seeking and the amenities you expect in a planned community. Take advantage of affordable Texas land and begin custom building a home in the Hill Country. For more information about Texas real estate, find Texas Homesites on Facebook and Twitter today.


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