Without a doubt the most prestigious community in all of Bastrop and eastern Travis county is The Colony. The homes for sale in The Colony reflect a level of sophistication and seclusion rarely found in rural homes surrounded by the beauty of the Lost Pines and the Colorado River.
Located just east of Bastrop and a short 15 miles from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, this new development has been providing its residents with a country setting with the latest in new home amenities. Home prices here in The Colony can start in the mid $200,000 range and there are a few garden homes in The Colony as well although they number very few. On the higher end, the larger estate homes on two acre lots approach $700,000 and 5,000 square feet of living space. The homes for sale in The Colony are all relatively new with the oldest homes being built in 1999 with new lots available as well. In nearby Austin, similar homes could be twice as expensive and not offer anywhere near the lifestyle that The Colony provides. Attention to detail and expert craftsmanship are one of the luxurious characteristics of The Colony homes for sale. Ceilings are vaulted with triple crown molding. Floors are adorned with exotic hardwoods and imported tiles. Gourmet kitchens offer the finest in stainless steel appliances such as Viking ranges and Sub Zero brands. Expansive food prep areas and countertops feature high end custom granite with deep dual stainless steel sinks and separate butlers pantry and preparation areas.Large lots mean there is plenty of room for entertaining with designer pools being part of these estate homes for sale graced with outdoor kitchens, custom decks and lush landscaping. The Colony homes for sale can have three and four car garages are available that graciously greet your guests as they approach your home.
In an ideal location for those who appreciate the quiet life yet still close enough to enjoy the offerings of major metropolitan areas, The Colony homes are only 20 minutes away from Austin and 90 minutes away from San Antonio. Many residents work in downtown Austin and enjoy the short commute while also being just a short drive away from the airport for those weekend getaways. The homes for sale in The Colony are just a part of all that this highly sought after community has to offer. The residents of The Colony enjoy their very own Junior Olympic Sized swimming pool and adjacent community center for entertaining friends and family or just watching the kids splash in the pool while you catch up with your favorite book. And no need to join a fitness center as The Colony has its own state of the art fitness facility that offers treadmills, stationary bikes, weight machines and a sauna with exercise classes offered as well. Let the kids loose on The Colony's own playscape or hand them their fishing poles and have them catch their own trophy at the on-size fishing ponds. Take a relaxing stroll along one of the many hiking trails that criss-cross The Colony. The homes for sale in The Colony have their own lighted tennis courts, soccer, baseball and softball fields as well as basketball courts for everyone to enjoy. And as an added bonus, residents of The Colony get discounted rates at the acclaimed Wolfdancer Golf Club located at the nearby Lost Pines Resort, waterpark and spa.
This ideal location provides not just a sophisticated country setting but is also convenient to all types of shopping both in Bastrop and nearby Austin. Or head east and spend a weekend at the Bastrop State Park for fishing, camping and hiking. There is a nearby acute care hospital in Bastrop along with an experienced collection of physicians of all types and major care hospitals are located just a few miles down the road. Tempt your palate at any of the Bastrop dining establishments offering all types of fare. Quick access to Highway 71 and the new 130 toll road means getting to and from The Colony is a breeze no matter which direction you're heading. The Colony is served by the Bastrop Independent School District for grades pre-K through 12th. The homes for sale in The Colony really do have it all and offer some of the best value for high end homes found anywhere throughout Central Texas. If you appreciate the homes for sale in The Colony then you owe it to yourself to take a peek at the homes for sale in Tahitian Village and the ColoVista homes for sale.