Wood Glen is the best neighborhood in Round Rock, TX…
…in our humble opinion. But, we can think that because we live there! With its beautiful homes, mature trees, numerous amenities, and unbeatable location, we think Wood Glen is the best neighborhood in Round Rock, TX.
Wood Glen features large single-family homes and quiet cul-de-sacs that encourage a comfortable atmosphere between neighbors. Residents find plenty of space within the beautifully designed 1,900-4,300 square foot homes, sitting on quarter-acre to half-acre lots. There’s a total of 548 homes, built from 1997-2003. Prices range from $300-$675K with the average price per square foot being $148. The property tax rate in Wood Glen is approximately 2.3%, which is one of the lower tax rates in the area.
Wood Glen is the Best Neighborhood in Round Rock, TX because you Can’t Beat the Location!
Nestled in the northwest corner of Round Rock, Wood Glen has the best location in Round Rock. It’s close to everything: major employers, awesome restaurants, amazing parks, shopping, and entertainment. It can’t get any better than this! It’s located off of Old Settler’s Blvd, just west of IH 35, ideally situated for commuters to Austin, Cedar Park, Leander, and Georgetown. For air travel, Wood Glen is only 37 minutes from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
Nearby major employers include Dell, Samsung, TECO-Westinghouse, National Instruments, Apple, St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, and Texas A&M Health Science Center. Residents enjoy a quick commute, located just minutes from major roads and highways including IH 35, SH 130, Toll 45, RR 1431, RR 620, and SH 79.
If we’re not watching our waistlines, we’ll mozy on over to ‘Restaurant Row’. Just 3 minutes away, we have: Chuy’s, Rudy’s BBQ, Hopdoddy Burger Bar, Kerbey Lane Café, Cracker Barrel, Cover 3 and more. Jack Allen’s Kitchen has my favorite salad, the Country Club Fancy Chicken Salad; their pimiento cheese is the best I’ve ever had. While we’re not seafood enthusiasts, Wood Glen is also very close to Salt Traders Coastal Cooking, for the avid shell and scale lover. If you’re craving the famous yellow donuts from Round Rock Donuts, it’s only a 6 minute drive.
Wood Glen’s Amenities & Nearby Parks
To burn off all those calories from touring ‘Restaurant Row’, take advantage of Wood Glen’s amenities! Plenty to choose from: a junior Olympic-sized pool and covered baby pool, lighted tennis court, sport court, sand volleyball, children’s playscape, and hike and bike trails. We love grabbing our bikes and riding through the tree lined trails, or watching our boys burn energy on the playscape and swings. We’ve spent hours splashing and swimming in the enormous pool.
Other close-by outdoor activities include our favorite, Play for All Abilities Park, of which Baker Realty is a proud sponsor. Every section of this 51,000 square foot park helps all children develop specific skills. It’s a ‘must see’ in Round Rock, Texas.
If you want to move on to bigger fields, head to Old Settlers Park. This park’s 640 acres provides ample space for various activities. This is where our boys have run countless races in the Healthy Kids Running Series, enjoyed July 4th fireworks, and Christmas light drive-throughs.
Southwest Williamson County Regional Park (WILCO), an 8 minute drive from Wood Glen, has 800 acres and is heaven for the outdoor enthusiast: 8 tennis courts, 6 basketball courts, 2 softball fields, 11 soccer fields, football field circled by a 400 meter track, playscape, and trails. At WILCO, we love the Cedar Rock Railroad miniature train, especially when its decorated for Halloween, and the Quarry Splash Pad, especially during the heat of summer.
Shopping & Entertainment near the Best Neighborhood in Round Rock
If all of that isn’t enough to wear you out, there’s always shopping!! The Round Rock Premium Outlets are 7 minutes away from Wood Glen. We love riding the little train by all the stores (www.justtrainfun.com). And who can resist stopping by the Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and picking up some chocolate-caramel covered apples?? Delicious!
Right next door is Bass Pro Shop. Our boys love watching the bass and trout swim around in the 16,000 gallon aquarium. Couple of times, our boys have visited the Easter Bunny there too! Connected to Bass Pro Shop is our favorite place to bowl, Uncle Buck’s Fishbowl and Grill. The bowling alley is decorated like a huge aquarium, with tons of tropical fish and a sunken ship. Once you bowl here, you won’t go anywhere else!
For the chef in the home, an enormous HEB is just 5 minutes away from Wood Glen. Or grab carry out from one of the various restaurants right next door – Salata, Pei-Wei, Zoes Kitchen, Freebirds, Mimi’s Café, and more, including our favorite burger joint, MOOYAH Burgers.
And last but definitely not least, Wood Glen is just 13 minutes away from the Dell Diamond and Kalahari Resorts. We’ve watched tons of minor league baseball games and eaten gobs of cotton candy. The field is nice and the seats are comfy; we love the atmosphere. Across from Dell Diamond is the new Kalahari Resorts, opening November 2020. With this being America’s largest indoor water park, we know we’ll be spending countless hours of family fun there. Can’t wait to make the memories!
Round Rock Independent School District
Onto more ‘serious’ thoughts…Wood Glen is located in the Round Rock Independent School District, a highly desired school district that offers outstanding education. Wood Glen is zoned for: Old Town Elementary, James Garland Walsh Middle, and Round Rock High School.
If you or your kids want to further their education post high school, Wood Glen is just a hop, skip, and jump away from Texas A&M Health Science Center, Texas State University Round Rock Campus, and Austin Community College.
As you can see, Wood Glen has a lot to offer! The location can’t be beat, the nearby shopping & entertainment will keep anyone occupied, and the homes are beautiful, spacious, and enveloped in mature landscaping. Wood Glen is the best neighborhood in Round Rock, Texas! Contact Baker Realty today, if you’re thinking about buying or selling a home!