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01/15/2014 04:07 PM Posted by:

The University of Texas at Austin

The University of Texas at Austin was founded in 1883 and is one of the largest and most respected universities in the nation.  UT offers a diverse learning community, with students from every state and more than 100 countries.  The university exhibits world class talent and unique Texas traditions.  Discover more about UT online or visit their beautiful campus located in the heart of the city, conveniently accessible by Cap Metro Commuter Rail ... only thirty five minutes from Crystal Falls!    

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12/03/2013 03:24 PM Posted by:

1890 Ranch Offers Shopping, Dining & Entertainment

1890 Ranch makes it all easy offering the Cedar Park and Leander communities over 80 stores, services, restaurants and entertainment options including anchors such as Academy, Super Target, PetSmart, Hobby Lobby, Bealls and a 12 screen Cinemark theater complex. The shopping center is adjacent to the new Cedar Park Regional Medical Center and Texas Hill Country.

1890 Ranch is truly a complete shopping, dining and entertainment destination conveniently located ten minutes away from Crystal Falls on 183A Toll Road at the Whitestone Blvd. exit in Cedar Park.

http://www.shop1890ranch.com/pdfs/DirectoryMap.pdf


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10/29/2013 04:10 PM Posted by: Crystal Falls

Crystal Falls Only Twenty Minutes From Downtown Austin

One of the many perks of living in Crystal Falls is enjoying small town living, while still being in close proximity to downtown Austin and all the hip city has to offer.  Home to the Texas Longhorns and often referred to as the "Live Music Capital of the World", Austin is known for its great music & food, unique laid back vibe, awesome running trails, and all around good fun.  Austin was also voted one of the fittest cities in the US by Shape magazine. 

So whether you are in the mood to visit a great history museum, listen to some live music, grub at a local taco bar, or go for a run around beautiful Lady Bird Lake...Austin has something for you only twenty minutes away!

http://365thingsaustin.com/

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10/15/2013 01:58 PM Posted by: Crystal Falls

Local Parks and Recreation

Whether you enjoy swimming, hiking, playing basketball or enjoying an outdoor picnic, there is a place for you.  The city of Leander operates and maintains approximately 180 acres of local park lands.

Facilities include: a junior Olympic-size swimming pool, water playscape, 2 lighted multi-purpose athletic fields, lighted basketball court, 4 soccer/football fields, softball/baseball field, amphitheater, trails, picnic areas, 3 pavilions, BMX track, skate park, disc golf course, 4 playscapes, 5 restrooms, and one concession building.

Leander Parks and Recreation also offers recreation programs and special events including: Full Moon Concert Series; Movies in the Park; Public Swimming and Swim Lessons; Holiday Tree Lighting; Christmas Tree Recycling; Kite Festival; Spring Egg-Stravaganza; Liberty Fest; Bluegrass Festival; Fitness classes; Active Adult Day Trips.

For more information visit http://www.leandertx.gov/parksites       
               

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10/07/2013 02:08 PM Posted by: Crystal Falls

Crystal Falls offers easy access to beautiful Texas Hill Country wineries

Crystal Falls is conveniently located near several beautiful Texas Hill Country wineries.  Whether you spend a day, a weekend or a week in the Texas wine country, you're in for a great trip of world class wines, genuine Texas hospitality and a taste of an exciting agricultural industry that has made Texas the fifth leading wine producing state in the US.

With more than 35 wineries in the area, Texas wine country is as diverse as the land.  You can visit boutique cellars tucked away on country roads or large wineries that dominate spacious vistas.  If time permits, you may want to stop and treat yourself to a relaxing stay at one of the charming winery bed and breakfast to de-stress from fast-paced living.

To learn more about the Texas wine country, please visit  http://texaswinetrail.com/map

   categorized under:  LeanderTexas Hill Country
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09/19/2013 04:27 PM Posted by: Crystal Falls

Crystal Falls selected for new leander assisted living center

PinPoint Commercial , LP and Thrive Senior Living, LLC recently announced plans to build an assisted living and memory care facility in Crystal Falls.  The center will be located on the northwest corner of Lakeline Blvd. and Crystal Falls Parkway and will be a one-story building containing up to 90 beds to served the Leander/Cedar Park communities.

"We chose Crystal Falls as the location for our next project for several reasons.  For starters, Crystal Falls is the #1 community in Austin's booming northwest corridor which has very favorable demographics for our project.  Crystal Falls also has tremendous future growth in both the residential and commercial aspects of the master planned community which are very encouraging.  "We are thrilled to become a part of Crystal Falls," said Charles Turner, Principal with PinPoint Commercial.

"The Legacy at Crystal Falls" is designed around an innovative Main Street and neighborhood concept, where each wing of the facility serves as a separate neighborhood for the residents.  Each neighborhood will have its own uniquely themed common areas, designed around a central "Main Street" with amenities such as a restaurant, movie theater, store, spa, gym and sports bar.  This design philosophy gives residents as much freedom and choice as possible by allowing them to choose the areas that interest them.          

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09/12/2013 02:15 PM Posted by: Crystal Falls

Welcome to Crystal Falls Golf Club

Ambush Canyon PondCrystal Falls Golf Club, located in the heart of the beautiful Crystal Falls community, hosts an impressive 18-hole golf course that tests golfers of all ages and skill levels. Near Lake Travis and only 35 minutes away from downtown Austin, our well-maintained golf course is a testament to the beauty of the surrounding Texas landscape.

Crystal Falls Golf Club is in the picturesque Hill Country with a peaceful atmosphere and abundant wildlife. With water hazards that come into play on 12 of the 18 holes, this 6,654 yard golf course may be short, but it is still challenging.

Crystal Falls Golf Club
is also home to the Hill Country Amateur which was voted “Tournament of the Year” in 2010 by the Austin Amateur Golf Association. Come out and play, and you’ll see why our golf course is one Austin’s favorite places to play. 

For more information, visit crystalfallsgolf.com

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09/30/2010 10:17 AM Posted by: Crystal Falls

Introducing Cap Rock at Crystal Falls

Our newest addition, Cap Rock at Crystal Falls, is nestled in the tenderloin of the golf course just off Crystal Falls Parkway. This gated community, built exclusively by Grand Haven Homes, will include homes over 2,000 sq. ft. built on lots ranging from 60’ to 80’ in size, many backing to the Crystal Falls golf course. Grand Haven Homes is striving for a cohesive “resort-like” look with West Coast architecture, tile roof components, gourmet kitchens and lavish outdoor entertaining areas. A tightly restricted buffer zone adjoining the golf course restricts the removal of trees and maintains the environment desired by golfers while allowing empty nesters/active adults to enjoy the convenience of this prime location.

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09/30/2010 10:17 AM Posted by: Crystal Falls

Amenity Centers Provide Active Family Fun

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors and take advantage of nearby Crystal Falls amenity centers, which offer swimming, sand volleyball, soccer field, grilling, playscape, and tennis. The fishing lake and disc golf course at Quarry Park offer families a chance to exercise and spend some quality time together—no tee time re-quired! Disc golf supplies can be obtained at The Disc Nation Austin Superstore.

   categorized under:  Disc GolfNeighborhood Amenities
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09/30/2010 12:00 AM Posted by: Crystal Falls

New Sidewalk Helps Keep Kids Safe

Work is complete on the new sidewalk along Bagdad Rd from Crystal Falls to the high school. This finalizes a joint endeavor between The Lookout Group and the City of Leander to ensure safe travel for children walking to Leander High School.

“We were striving for something special,” said Mr. Bozak, “and are very pleased with this one-of-a-kind sidewalk that is both artful and practical.”

   categorized under:  Neighborhood AmenitiesSchools
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09/30/2010 12:00 AM Posted by: Crystal Falls

New Signal Light to Benefit The Highlands, Winkley Elementary

Children riding bikes and walking to Winkley Elementary in the fall will benefit from the new signal light currently being installed at the entry to The Highlands. Heavy traffic on Lakeline prompted the City of Leander to take action to protect the children going to and from school. City police and volunteer crossing guards have been previously on duty, and the light is a welcome addition.

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