Friday, July 26, 2013

Great Hills Apartments


This month, we’re spotlighting the Great Hills Neighborhood of Austin, Texas. This week, we’re taking a look at some of the apartments in this Northwest Austin area.

Great Hills Apartment is a gorgeous respite surrounded by lots of trees to make you feel like you are in nature, but within walking distance of the grocery store.  Units have washer dryer connections and stainless steel upgrades in the kitchen.

Broadstone Great Hills includes washers and dryers in all units and has garages available.  The complex has greenbelt views and backs to a golf course, plus it has a pool and a fitness center.

Shadow Oaks has phenomenal management, beautifully landscaped grounds, plus really affordable rental rates.  Every unit has washer/dryer connections, and every first floor unit has beautiful wood floors throughout the entire apartment.

Balcones Woods has townhome style one and two bedroom units, some with stainless steel appliances, and provides discounted cable packages.  The complex has tennis courts and boat parking so you don’t have to go far to get your ride for a day on the lake!

Estate on Quarry Lake is a gated community with lake views and standard stainless steel appliances.  Washer and dryers are included, all two bedrooms have attached garages, and the complex provides door to door trash pick up.

Looking for an apartment in Great Hills? A Plus Apartments can help!  Give us a call today at 512-231-1400 to take advantage of our expert knowledge of the vacancies, move-in specials and amenities at all the best Great Hills addresses. 

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Friday, July 19, 2013

Great Hills Schools and Employers


This month, we’re spotlighting the Great Hills Neighborhood of Austin, Texas.  This week, we’ll be taking a look at the schools and some of the employers in this Northwest Austin enclave.

Students in Great Hills attend either Round Rock or Austin ISD schools.  Hill Elementary is an AISD school and is ranked Exemplary.  Their mascot is the Armadillo, their colors are orange and blue and Hill's mission is to inspire and empower students to rise to the challenges of the 21st century.

Laurel Mountain Elementary is a Round Rock ISD school and is ranked Exemplary.  Their mascot is the Lionsand their colors are red and white.  Their mission is to provide a safe, nurturing environment in which all children will develop the skills, strategies, and attitudes necessary to become independent explorers, critical thinkers, leaders, and responsible citizens.

Murchison Middle School is an AISD school for sixth through eighth graders.  Their mascot is the Matador and their colors are orange and gold.  Murchison’s mission is to inspire lifelong learning and citizenship while fostering social responsibility and personal well-being.

Canyon Vista Middle School is an Exemplary Round Rock ISD school whose mission is to inspire future leaders.  Its mascot is the Mustang and its colors are red, white and blue.  

Students in AISD attend Anderson High School, whose mascot is the Trojans and whose colors are Blue and Gold.  The mission of Anderson High School is to work together as a community to enable individual growth, to develop personal success and to make a positive contribution to our global society.  

Students in Round Rock ISD attend Westwood High School, which is ranked Recognized and whose mission is to prepare a diverse student population for the challenges of an ever-changing world.  Texas Monthly, US News & World Report, and Newsweek in recent years have listed Westwood amongst the top 10 high schools in the state of Texas and amongst the top 100 in the nation.  Westwood’s mascot is the Warriors and their colors are burnt orange and white.
Great Hills’ location in North Austin and near major freeways makes it a convenient place to commute to either downtown Austin, Round Rock, or tech employers along Capital of Texas Highway/360.  

Great Hills Country Club offers employment in many areas:  Golf Cart and Bag Services, Tennis Operations, Golf Course Maintenance, Housekeeping, Wait Staff, Kitchen Staff - Cooks, Line Staff, Dishwasher, and Seasonal positions including Lifeguards and Pool Service Staff.

Altera Corporation is located in the Arboretum, which is less than 3 miles from Great Hills, and is the pioneer of programmable logic solutions, enabling system and semiconductor companies to rapidly and cost effectively innovate, differentiate, and win in their markets.

Looking for an apartment in Great Hills? A Plus Apartments can help!  Give us a call today at 512-231-1400 to take advantage of our expert knowledge of the vacancies, move-in specials and amenities at all the best Great Hills addresses. 

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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Great Hills Dining and Entertainment


This month, we’re spotlighting the Great Hills Neighborhood of Austin, Texas.  This week we’ll be taking a look at the dining and entertainment options in this popular Northwest Austin enclave.  

North By Northwest Restaurant and Brewery is a great choice for those looking for great brews and great food in one place.  North By Northwest brews their own delicious beers so you can try something you can’t have anywhere else.  Their food is eclectic American, so you can get choose a good old fashioned burger, pizza, pasta or salads to go with your homemade beer.

Newks Express Cafe is a great choice for deli food like sandwiches, salads and soups, but they also have some exotic surprises like Crawfish Mac and Cheese.  Free breadsticks and crackers help keep everyone from the picky toddler to grandma happy!

Roaring Fork’s wood fired cooking is inspired by the American West, and wants you to feel like you’re enjoying food that was just cooked over a campfire.  Of course, that’s if your campfire food is prepared by a gourmet chef!  The Cedar Plank Salmon, Rib Eye and Burgers all get high marks, and they have an outstanding wooded view from their outside patio.

Friends (or family) can’t decide what they want to do?  Well, you don’t have to!  Everyone can get what they want at Main Event Entertainment.  From bowling, to Rock Climbing to Laser Tag and more, Main Event has something for everyone!  There’s even food if you work up an appetite playing.

Ready to have a truly unique movie watching experience?  IPic Theaters allows you to watch a first run movie in a reclining lazy boy chair with a blanket if you want one, while eating gourmet food and sipping on hand-crafted cocktails. 
 The ticket price reflects the cushy experience, but aren't you worth it? 

Looking for an apartment in Great Hills? A Plus Apartments can help!  Give us a call today at 512-231-1400 to take advantage of our expert knowledge of the vacancies, move-in specials and amenities at all the best Great Hills addresses. 

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Friday, July 5, 2013

Great Hills


This month, we will be spotlighting the Great Hills Neighborhood of Austin, Texas. This Northwest Neighborhood is located North of 360 and West of Highway 183 and was first established in the mid-1970’s.  Great Hills is a popular location because of its proximity to many local freeways.  In addition to Loop 360/Capital of Texas Highway and Highway 183, RM 2222 and Mopac are also located close by.

There are many great attractions in the area.  The Arboretum, a collection of shops and restaurants, is just a five minute drive away.  There is also the The Great Hills Country Club, which has a challenging 18-hole championship course, tennis courts and lessons, and swimming.  

A bit further afield, Great Hills is less than five miles from the Domain, an open-air shopping mall that has luxurious high-end retailers and dining establishments.  

Looking for an apartment in Great Hills?  A Plus Apartments can help!  Give us a call today at 512-231-1400 to take advantage of our expert knowledge of the vacancies, move-in specials and amenities at all the best Great Hills addresses!

Want to learn more about Great Hills?  Check out our other articles...
Great Hills Dining and Entertainment
Great Hills Schools and Employers 
Great Hills Apartments