About Cedar Park Homes For Sale
Just under 20 minutes to downtown Austin, Cedar Park, Texas is the 4th fastest growing city in the US according to Forbes Magazine. The city has grown by more than 400% in the last decade and it’s easy to see why. It is well known for being a safe city with a reasonable cost of living and an excellent public school system. The Leander Independent School District is highly rated and classrooms are well run with a 15 to 1 student-teacher ratio.
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HISTORY OF CEDAR PARK
The history of Cedar Park goes way back–in fact, archaeologists have discovered evidence that suggests the area has been continually inhabited by humans since around 5000 B.C.! The area was initially inhabited by several Native American tribes such as the Comanche, Lipan Apache, and the Tonkawa. European settlers arrived in the 19th century and the community originally known as Running Brushy was founded in 1887. Cedar Park as we know it today was officially incorporated as a city in 1973 and is now the third largest city in the Austin area, with 54,000 people calling it home. Cedar Park is a booming community and consistently rates as one of the most coveted places to live. Movato recently ranked it the 5th Most Desirable Suburb in the US and Family Circle Magazine placed Cedar Park, TX on its 10 Best Towns for Families list.
CEDAR PARK REAL ESTATE
Homes in Cedar Park offer a wide range of pricing and affordability. Buyers get a lot of value for the price in terms of amenities, space, safety, and proximity to Austin. The real estate in this area is in high demand due to the desirability of living in Cedar Park. You’ll find mostly single family homes here, but there are also several impressive apartment complexes. There’s recently been a boom of apartment, townhome, and condo development that is expected to draw more people into the area.
EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES IN THE CEDAR PARK AREA
Cedar Park is a terrific place for the active or adventurous. Residents can zipline across Lake Travis, trek through one of Williamson County’s 750 known caves, or take a day trip to several wineries and vineyards. Kayaking and fishing are also offered on the historic Brushy Creek. For sports lovers, the Cedar Park Center regularly hosts Texas Stars Hockey and Austin Toros Basketball games. The arena even brings in big musical acts like George Strait. The city itself hosts a number of special events throughout the year, such as the Heritage Festival, Concerts in the Park, and the unique Cave Day during which residents can tour caves typically not open to the public. Visitors and residents will find a number of highly rated restaurants, bakeries, and bars in town. Whether you’re craving Thai food, pizza, sushi, or classic Tex-Mex, you’re sure to find it done well in Cedar Park. The city encourages residents and visitors to shop locally, as it donates 2 cents from every dollar to funding new roads, parks, and libraries for the city. Cedar Park’s website even provides residents and visitors with a map of local shops and restaurants they can support to keep the city strong and thriving.
A HIGHLY RATED CITY
For those who want a safe, friendly place to call home near the city of Austin, you can’t do much better than Cedar Park. It has an excellent location that gives residents a reasonable commute into Austin but also provides all the entertainment you need within city limits. Renters and homebuyers alike will have their pick of comfortable and affordable new places to call home. To learn why everyone is raving about Cedar Park, call Pauly + Presley today to set up a showing!
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