DYK Butler Farms: Home on the Range
It’s always fun to play a friendly game of DYK. So, did you know that Butler Farms, master-planned community is just the kind of home-building opportunity that inspired the song “Home on the Range?” This classic cowboy song is sometimes called the unofficial anthem of the American West.
The song, written in 1872, is dedicated to the beauty and the peace of mind associated with finding a home that you truly love. When it comes to choosing the perfect place to call home, Butler Farms residents live in a community “where seldom is heard a discouraging word.”
Amenities: The Skies Are Not Cloudy All Day
Butler Farms is designed to be enjoyed with amazing amenities. There are playgrounds and scenic parks, green belts for walking and cycling, and nature trails combined with fitness-inspired equipment for an invigorating workout. Friends and families can meet and greet each other by taking advantage of many fun features, like the resort-style swimming pool and neighborhood amenity center.
At Butler Farms, enjoyment is essential.
Did you know?
- whether you’re a professional angler or just want to toss in a few worms, Butler Farms provides residents with a fully stocked, catch-and-release fishing pond and pier.
- River Ranch County Park is close by and offers camping, picnicking, hiking, biking, horseback riding, nature watching, and more. The South Fork of the San Gabriel River meanders through a portion of the park.
- the town of Liberty Hill has a 2.2-mile downtown shared-use path and is planning future expansions to include a system of pathways through the whole town.
Builders: Oh, Give Me a Home
According to environmental psychologists, a person’s home connects with their self-definition. In fact, a person’s home is often viewed as an extension of themselves.
Did you know…
- owning a home provides people with an increased sense of security, identity, belonging, and privacy.
- the homebuilders at Butler Farms have made it their business to design homes that reflect the distinctive tastes and design needs of future homeowners.
Location: Home, Home on the Range
Butler Farms is in the Texas Hill Country, a region that stretches from Austin to San Antonio. Did you know that it’s also considered one of the 50 most beautiful places in the US?
It sure is. Here are some reasons why.
Did you know…
- the countryside west of Austin springs to life every April with colorful fields of Texas bluebonnets. Mahomet, to the north of Liberty Hill, has only a few roads and buildings, so it’s the perfect place to see bluebonnets grow.
- that the caves in the region are just as beautiful as the rolling hills? Limestone formations hollowed out by a steady stream of water have created natural wonders such as Longhorn Cavern State Park, Cascade Caverns, Natural Bridge State Park, Colorado Bend State Park, and Cave Without a Name.
- in October, the Liberty Hill International Sculpture Symposium holds an event that brings together renowned sculptors from around the world to create works of art. You can visit Sculpture Park to see work created by artists from six different countries.
- the city of Austin, renowned as the “Live Music Capital of the World,” is less than an hour away by car. Austin is the go-to destination for arts, cultural events, and world-class cuisine. From Downtown Austin’s Sixth Street on over to South Congress or Rainey Street, there’s always something exciting to see or to do!
Education: Seldom is Heard a Discouraging Word
Butler Farms is in the Liberty Hill Independent School District, a 5A public school rated as “recognized” by the Texas Education Agency. Liberty Hill ISD spends about $26,127 per student (The US average is $12,383).
Encouraging kids to achieve is what LHISD is all about. Ready for a pop quiz?
Did you know…
- that a brand-new LHISD elementary school located inside Butler Farms is already in the planning stages.
- overall, a greater expenditure per student leads to better student outcomes like higher test scores, graduation rates, and college enrollment.
History: Where the Buffalo (and the Longhorns) Roam
The name Butler Farms is synonymous with the history of ranching in Texas, from cattle drives to cultivating herds of Texas Longhorns. Did you know that the Texas Longhorn originated from cattle that came to the New World with Christopher Columbus?
Like they say, the rest is history.
Did you know…
- The University of Texas at Austin has been known as the Longhorns since 1903.
- In 1853, the Bryson family settled in what would become Liberty Hill and soon after, they opened a new stagecoach stop. The Bryson Stage Stop was in service for over 40 years, and hundreds of guests were welcomed at the old pioneer home.
- a working horse farm was once operated on the site where the lovely Texas Hill Country homes at Butler Farms are now located.
DYK: Butler Farms: Deep in the Heart of Texas
Butler Farms is located “Deep in the Heart of Texas,” another hit song that reminisces about the overwhelming beauty that is the Texas countryside. At Butler Farms, the stars at night are big and bright and the prairie sky is wide and high, just like the song says!
Did you know…
The folks at Butler Farms can assist you in finding your own home on the range deep in the heart of Texas! Call today to set up an appointment.