Benefits of living in a Master-Planned Community

Posted on 8/11/2020 by in News

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, most people are re-evaluating, not just their way of life, but also the community that surrounds them. While there are a number of reasons why you could be looking to buy in today's market, there’s even more reasons why you should buy at one of the master planned communities in Georgetown TX.

Wolf Ranch Master Planned Community

Developed by Hillwood Communities, Wolf Ranch is a premier master planned community in the heart of Georgetown, Texas. Perfectly situated just minutes north of Austin, located a half mile from I-35 on Hwy 29, Wolf Ranch sits uniquely on the San Gabriel River and offers beautiful views of the Texas hill country. Wolf Ranch is a place like no other where life takes a healthier, more vibrant course, filled with activity and guided by sustainability. Endless opportunities abound for people of all ages to enjoy. This is a whole new direction for community living.  

Hillwood Communities is known for beautifully designed master-planned communities and has been recognized and awarded 2018 Developer of the Year, Lifestyle Director of the Year, Master-Planned Community of the Year, and Best Model Home Park!

Hillwood is committed to bringing long-term value to our customers, partners and the communities we serve.  Through its Communities division, Hillwood Communities has delivered more than 30,000 single-family lots in 90 master-planned communities across 14 states and Costa Rica. These communities continue to raise the bar in terms of quality, innovation, and the unmistakable sense of community that sets each property apart. In addition to owning and managing its own developments, Hillwood Communities also invests in joint venture partnerships with other developers with compatible philosophies and experience. For more information, please visit

Benefits of a Master Planned Community

Benefits of Living in Wolf Ranch

Why should you live in a master planned community? There are many reasons to live in a master-planned community! 

There’s a big difference from buying any old home and building/buying one in a master-planned community. Besides the added convenience of parks within walking distance and amenities controlled and upkeep by your own community, you also get the added amenities of the towns and cities that surround the community.

Master-planned communities also give you the option to completely customize your home which ensures that your beautiful house won’t just blend in to a sea of similar houses. They even have the added benefit of an Homeowners association which helps better the neighborhoods and keep high community standards.

Master-planned communities strive to bring their residents together and form a community atmosphere worth sharing. 

Wolf Ranch currently offers the bulk of the benefits that master-planned communities generally provide including:

Wolf Ranch Amenity Center


Wolf Ranch is filled with amenities to help you enjoy your community to the fullest, enhance your life, and engage with the outdoors and natural surrounding of the land all within a few minutes of everyday conveniences, shopping and grocery stores, restaurants and dining, medical facilities, and so much more!

The Den - Award winning Amenity Center

We have a large amenity center that we call The Den and will be building a second one overlooking the South San Gabriel River in South Fork! The Den is an award winning state of the art amenity center with hilltop views, a luxury infinite edge pool overlooking the San Gabriel River, poolside fire pit, professional grilling area, interior air conditioned large gathering area with state-of-the-art meeting and lounging space for large gatherings, and an outdoor playground just steps away! All of which overlook the breathtaking views of the San Gabriel River. With amenities like that it’s no wonder that The Den won the 2019 Star Award for the Best Amenity Center.

Trails & Parks

Carved into the natural green spaces flooded with large heritage shade trees, along the San Gabriel river forks, or through the natural greenbelts and wandering ranch paths, Wolf Ranch is filled with beautiful park spaces and miles of hiking trails to help you engage with nature and embrace a healthier lifestyle filled with activity.  From Barefoot Park, Mary Charles Park, or the large hiking and biking trail buffering the South San Gabriel River, our residents can create countless adventures by exploring the landscape just inside our community!

Wolf Ranch also has direct access to the San Gabriel River forks that buffer the Middle Fork of the San Gabriel River and the South Fork of the San Gabriel River. Wolf Ranch features two unique sections to live in, The Hilltop and The South Fork, which feature beautiful parks and miles of scenic trails that connect the community with the hill country and of course, the water!

kids on a swing


Wolf Ranch has their very own on-site Lifestyle Manager who plans and executes hundreds of fun events and activities for its residents with the Lifestyle program. These (almost daily) activities are based around the interests of the people in the community. Some standing events include book club meetings, walking groups, and mahjong in the Den.

Our Lifestyle program features all types of activities for families and kids including goat yoga, poolside pilates, holiday events such as an Easter Egg Hunt for the kids, Zoofari Animal visits, and much, much more! Just minutes away, you can hop on over to the Wolf Ranch Town Center with friends and neighbors for the local Farmers Market and pop-up Carnivals. 


The Wolf Ranch HOA offers many services for the entire community including landscape maintenance, amenity maintenance to areas such as the amenity center and the pool, and resident compliance which makes sure each resident follows the HOA governing documents. This ensures that our community stays clean, looks good, and protects property value of every home.

Wolf Ranch has its own dedicated on-site HOA General Manager. This person oversees the day-to-day operations of the HOA and is there to help residents and ensures a smooth-running and beautiful community.


The HOA covers home automation and alarm monitoring for all residents in the community through a company called HomePro. Part of each resident’s HOA dues goes to the Alarm Monitoring Assessment which is a reduced, bulk cost for alarm monitoring of each home in Wolf Ranch. Wolf Ranch also prides itself in its great relationship with the Georgetown Police Department and organizes regular visits with them for our residents. We even have regularly scheduled events called Coffee with the Cops in our Den where residents can meet and have breakfast with our local GPD.

Wolf Ranch Master Planned Community

Best in Class Builders

With six different builders to choose from you can be sure that your house isn’t just another cog in the machine, including: Coventry Homes, David Weekley Homes, Drees Custom Builders, Highland Homes, Perry Homes, and Lennar.

Once you choose your homesite and builder you’ll have a design appointment with them individually where they’ll lay out an array of options to customize your home for your wants and needs.

Georgetown Proximity

Location. Location. Location - Convenience to Georgetown: 

Wolf Ranch is a master-planned community in the heart of Georgetown, Texas. Georgetown is known for its unique Southern charm and abundance of wineries, shops, and small town feel. You can walk the town square dancing between local shops and restaurants all while sipping on a glass of wine from one of their many wineries around town. It’s no wonder Georgetown was named The Most Beautiful Small Town in Texas. How quaint! 

Georgetown also prides itself on their community gatherings whether it be the Red Poppy Festival, or the Christmas Stroll on the square there are lots of events all year round that helps bring the community together! We believe it’s the beautiful town square and amazing residents that bring Georgetown to life and that’s why it’s been named one of the Top 15 Small Cities to Move to in The United States.