Top Reasons to Live in the River Rock Ranch Neighborhood

Nestled alongside the San Antonio suburb of  Boerne, Texas, River Rock Ranch offers the coveted  Texas Hill Country lifestyle so many home buyers seek. As an exclusive, gated neighborhood, this master-planned community not only presents a variety of homes, it also presents a range of sought-after amenities. Panoramic wooded vistas, stunning views, and resort style living may top the list of reasons people flock to the River Rock Ranch, but there are many reasons why they stay. We’ve taken all the selling points of the community into consideration and ranked them, to give you the top six reasons to live in  River Rock Ranch.

#6. Young Homes:

A newer neighborhood, the homes of River Rock Ranch are barely a decade old, with many still being built. For the homebuyer who prefers a move-in ready home,  homes for sale in River Rock Ranch range in build dates as far back as 2008. For those who prefer to build their home, high-quality builders, including Perry Homes and the award-winning Highland Homes, offer the opportunity to build a home from the ground up. Built with high-quality modern craftsmanship, stylish architecture, and an abundance of natural light sources, the homes in River Rock Ranch include luxurious standard features and open floor plans.  

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Whether you build new or buy pre-owned, choosing a home in River Rock Ranch ensures that your home will include today's modern features.

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#5. Prime Location:

Located off Boerne Stage Road, River Rock Ranch allows residents easy access to major highways IH-10 and Loop 1604. Due to its location, the neighborhood offers a short commute to large employers such as Valero, USAA, UTSA, and the South Texas Medical Center, Additionally, shopping, dining, and entertainment abound in the area, with both La Cantera and the Rim shopping centers less than 10 miles away, along with nearby Leon Springs, Six Flags, and Boerne. For the avid golfer in the family, multiple golf courses including the  Fair Oaks Ranch Golf Club and Palmer Course at La Cantera can also be found within just a few miles of River Rock Ranch.

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#4. Large Square Footage on Oversized Lots:

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It is a well-known fact that many of San Antonio’s newest neighborhoods come with lots that are limited in size. Not so in River Rock Ranch. As a community with oversized home sites, it’s not just the homes that offer a significant amount of space, it’s also the nearly quarter of an acre lots they sit atop.

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Because homes in River Rock Ranch offer 4 or more bedrooms and up to five bathrooms, it’s no surprise that those who seek a large amount of square footage find their home in this community. In fact, the minimum amount of square footage in a River Rock Ranch home is 2,600 square feet, and many of the homes in the community reach nearly 5,000 square feet!.

With a variety of homes sizes available in River Rock Ranch, the average price ranges from $400,000 to $600,000.

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#3. Sought-After Education:

Children living within River Rock Ranch attend schools within the Northside Independent School District, a public education system known for its longstanding excellence.

As the largest school district in San Antonio (and the fourth largest in Texas), Northside ISD provides over 110 campuses with quality public education. Among those campuses, are the high-achieving and highly coveted Dr. Sara B. McAndrews Elementary, Rawlinson Middle, and Clark High School, of which students living in River Rock Ranch attend.

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#2. Resort-Style Amenities:

The amenities of River Rock Ranch are plenty, with the guarded entry gates of the neighborhood only the beginning. Within the confines of the neighborhood, residents have access to a children's playground, fitness center, resort-style swimming pool with a meandering lazy river, expansive clubhouse, and so much more.

#1. Hill Country Setting:

Given the neighborhood’s location just on the cusp of Texas’ acclaimed scenic Hill Country, River Rock Ranch is nothing short of serene. 

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With live oaks dotting the landscape, peaceful surroundings, and views that are simply stunning, there is no question that the vibes of the Hill Country abound. 

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