Dripping Springs, Texas, or simply “Dripping” as dubbed by the locals, is home to just over 2,000 residents and is located about 20 minutes from downtown Austin. As with other areas in Central Texas, Dripping Springs is experiencing the introduction of new developments in and around Dripping, assisted by recent improvements to highway 290 which, the main artery from Dripping Springs to downtown Austin.
Dripping Springs real estate is a varied lot, characterized by smaller, entry level homes in Dripping Springs to larger ranch estates that grace the Dripping Springs countryside. Dripping Springs is surrounded by the wonders of the outdoors with its gentle, rolling hills and tree covered lots. Dripping Springs is also an equestrians’ paradise with equine facilities located in the area.
Dripping Springs is an active, friendly town and home to a variety of community events throughout the year including the popular Dripping Springs Farmers Market, Founders’ Day Festival and the Wild West Fest. Dripping’s relatively remote location is an attractive draw for its residents yet its proximity to nearby Austin provide easy access to all things metropolitan including first class medical facilities, shopping and the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Dripping Springs’ location is in an idyllic location, cradled by the Texas hills and surrounded by wildlife with easy access north on highway 12 to Bee Cave or south to Wimberley.
Home prices in Dripping Springs can be found well under $100,000 to absolutely exquisite ranch estates commanding several million dollars. The median home price in Dripping Springs is around $350,000. Newer, master planned communities can be found along highway 290 and all around Dripping Springs. Dripping Springs students are served by the Dripping Springs Independent School District and the district sports a brand new high school and a newly renovated middle school. There are two elementary schools, one middle school and one high school in the school district.