In an article in this past Sunday’s Austin American Statesman, M.B. Taboada wrote about the increase in larger country homes selling around Austin. Focusing on areas of Hays County like Buda, San Marcos and Dripping Springs, the author described a growing trend toward larger homes on larger acreage. Drawn to the idea of living with no neighbors visible from one’s windows, people are seeking out the privacy and greater contact with nature possible with Hill Country living. Doing a quick search today through our site, www.AustinHomeListings.com we found 23 listings in Travis County on lots larger than 25 acres. However, when you widen the search to lots that are five acres and above, 158 listings pop onto the screen. So, depending on your definition of country living, you can find a wide variety of great Austin homes for sale that feature Hill Country views within reasonable driving distance to Austin’s cultural amenities. Also, our search system will reveal land listed for sale that could provide the ideal site for the dream home you’ve been wanting to build. So, be sure to click through to www.AustinHomeListings.com or call us at 512.300.0928 to start your search for your own little piece of country living.