Cedar Park Real Estate
The City of Cedar Park is a suburb of Austin, Texas. Situated to the NW of Austin, Cedar Park is just 17 minutes from downtown Austin. Cedar Park is well-established as a great place to live while enjoying easy access to all Austin has to offer. As a City in its own right, Cedar Park offers residents strong community leadership and a friendly small town environment with all the conveniences of city living.
The community was founded in 1887 and incorporated as a City in 1973. It’s now the third largest City in the Austin metro area, with a population exceeding 81,000 within the City limits. The City of Cedar Park attracts residents from all over the globe because of its close proximity to Austin and the Texas Hill Country. Cedar Park has 860 acres of park space and there is truly something for everyone here. If you like hiking, bicycling, water sports, live music, fine wine, great food, shopping or any other activity, you will find it in or very close to Cedar Park.
The national online real estate brokerage firm Movato has named Cedar Park the “Fifth Most Desirable Suburb” in the country in terms of amenities, cost of living, education, unemployment, household income and safety. Cedar Park is one of Family Circle Magazine’s “Ten Best Towns for Families” and Forbes Magazine has identified Cedar Park as one of “America’s Fastest Growing Suburbs”. Security corporation SafeWise recently ranked Cedar Park near the top of its “50 Safest Cities in Text” list, and for several years Cedar Park has had one of the lowest crime rates for cities of its size in Texas according to the Texas Department of Public Safety’s annual Crime in Texas Report.
The Leander Independent School District (LISD) serves Cedar Park, parts of West Austin and Leander. The district is one of the fastest growing in the State as the population of Austin is growing rapidly and many families are looking to the suburbs for affordable housing and good schools.
Cedar Park is also very pet friendly with its own dog park, Cedar Park Bark Park, as well as many pet friendly trails and restaurants. There is also an active Facebook Group dedicated to reuniting lost pets with their owners and even finding new homes for pets needing adoption. Situated between Leander and Cedar Park is the area’s first dog friendly bar, Dog House Drinkery.
Top Employers in Cedar Park include the Leander Independent School District, City of Cedar Park, National Oilwell Varco, Regional Medical Center and many others. Telecommuting is also very popular in the Austin metro as there are many high tech companies in the area. Cedar Park has two co-work spaces for those who want an office environment, but work from home; Hamlet and T-Werx. There are also several others in North Austin just minutes away.
Brushy Creek Trail – 3400 Brushy Creek Rd
Champion Park – 2525 W New Hope Dr.
Veterans Memorial Park & Pool – 2525 W New Hope Dr.
Elizabeth Milburn Park – 1901 Sun Chase Blvd
The Texas Museum of Science and Technology – 1220 Toro Grande Dr
HEB Center at Cedar Park – 2100 Avenue of the Stars
Austin Steam Train – 401 E Whitestone Blvd C-100
Cedar Park is a great place to live for people of all ages and interest. Friendly neighborhoods, abundant amenities and close proximity to Austin are just a few of the reasons living here is so desirable.