Discover Cross Creek Ranch
The community of Cross Creek Ranch was originally a master-planned Trendmaker development. But this lovely, natural setting was taken over by The Johnson Development Corporation and has turned into a wonderful, thriving community. The development of Cross Creek Ranch was planned to incorporate the natural beauty of the area into the design and construction of the neighborhoods and homes in the community. It embraces the natural and incorporates it with the modern benefits that are all part of the homes and community here. Cross Creek Ranch contains walking trails and lakes that display natural Texas grasses and wildflowers throughout the year. This unique style of landscaping make Cross Creek Ranch a truly special place. Check out a map here.
Located in Fulshear Texas, just west of 99 in Fort Bend County, Cross Creek Ranch has everything you want in a community from gently rolling hills, easy flowing waterways and beautiful lakes, to premier luxury home builders, incredible amenities, two highly acclaimed school districts and an on-site elementary, Cross Creek Ranch has it all.
There is a Homeowners Association or HOA fee of around $1150 in Cross Creek Ranch at the present time. This fee helps cover maintenance and upkeep of the common grounds and amenities throughout the Cross Creek Ranch community. In addition, Cross Creek Ranch has a number of recreational areas like walking trails and swimming pools that are open to all Cross Creek Ranch residents. You will always have a place to enjoy the outdoors and cool off during Katy’s hot summer months. Learn more about Cross Creek Ranch swimming pools and recreation centers in the Amenities section of this page.
Cross Creek Ranch is a great place for family fun and for parents to raise their kids. There seems like there is always something going on. From fishing, swimming and biking/walking trails, to a wonderful meal at The Essence House Cafe or workout in the exercise facility, there is never a dull moment in the very unique master-planned community in the Katy real estate area and the Fulshear real estate and home selling markets.
Schools in Cross Creek Ranch
Katy, Texas is known for its fantastic schools which are served through the highly acclaimed and award winning Katy Independent School District. You can find more out about Katy ISD or any of the individual schools here. Lamar Consolidated School District is also growing fast and services part of the Cross Creek Ranch. You can find out more about Lamar CISD here.
Being that Cross Creek Ranch is a master-planned community in Fulshear and is growing quickly, it would be difficult to name all of the possible schools that your children may be zoned to without knowing in which area of Cross Creek Ranch your new home will be. The west part of Cross Creek Ranch is in the Lamar CISD and would be zoned to Huggins Elementary School, either Briscoe Junior High or Wertheimer Junior High School and beginning in 2016-2017, the new Fulshear High School. However, the eastern and northern parts are located in Katy ISD. You can look at Randolph Elementary School, Seven Lakes Junior High School and Tompkins High School to get an idea of how great the school system is in Cross Creek Ranch. You will be zoned to one of these schools, and their feeder junior highs and elementary schools, if you move to Cross Creek Ranch until new schools open.
Amenities in Cross Creek Ranch
Recreational activities abound in Cross Creek Ranch. Activities that are suitable for families and people of all ages. They include the pools, tennis courts facilities, waterways, lakes, workout facility, walking and biking trails and so much more. One of Cross Creek Ranch’s most popular amenities, Adventure Island Waterpark, is an enormous resort-style swimming pool with an attention getting 140-foot water-slide that begins on the community’s iconic Hill, which overlooks the main lake. The younger kids can also enjoy Splash-n-Spray Park while the older crowd can stay cool lounging on the shaded deck. Adventure Island even has a wading pool, dedicated lap lanes and tanning shelves with water jets.
Cross Creek Ranch also has its very own fitness center. This fully equipped 6,000 SF gym is professionally staffed and features state-of-the-art equipment for all workout levels, including the latest in advanced cardio equipment, free weights and spin cycles. Fitness classes, showers, lockers and on-site childcare services are also available. But Cross Creek Ranch also has the outdoors to exercise with walking trails, parks, lakes and so much to offer for those that enjoy this type of lifestyle. Cross Creek Ranch is also conveniently located near charming downtown Fulshear with it’s timeless old town feel and plenty of shopping and restaurants.
Property Taxes in Cross Creek Ranch
The property taxes in Cross Creek Ranch assessed by the county appraisal district of the county that a particular property is located in. Cross Creek Ranch lies within the boundaries of Fort Bend County. The appraisal district will assess the property value each year and taxes are determined off of that assessment. Property taxes are determined by using that county assessed value and dividing it by 100 (per $100 of value) and then multiplying it by the tax rate for that property. Most properties in Houston, Fulshear and Katy real estate markets are set up to pay school and county taxes. In addition to these to entities, if the property lies outside of a city limit, like some of Cross Creek Ranch homes do, then those properties are also, almost always, part of a MUD (Municipal Utility District) and will pay taxes to their MUD entity as well. More specific information can be found at the following county appraisal websites.: Fort Bend CAD. There is also a required educational fund that is charged when a buyer purchases a new home in Cross Creek Ranch.
Cross Creek Ranch Real Estate
When it comes to Cross Creek Ranch reach estate, there are a number of options available to a person or family that is interested in settling or relocating to the area. The choices that are available today include single family homes in all price ranges. The price range of residential Cross Creek Ranch real estate runs from the $200,000 to $1 Million+. If you are specifically interested in newly constructed homes (New Construction) in Cross Creek Ranch there are a variety of new homes and neighborhoods to choose from.
The details of homes in Cross Creek Ranch range in size from 1,400 to 7,000 square feet. These residences include homes with two bedrooms and two baths to homes with six bedrooms and six and a half baths. The higher end residences in Cross Creek Ranch have proven to be particularly attractive to executives associated with some of the major Houston area oil companies. This wide range of home size and price is part of the development philosophy of the master-planned communities. They also offer various recreational areas, shopping and eating establishments mixed around the development for residences convenience. This is all part of what make a master-planned community a very appealing option for most buyers as a place to live and raise their families. But is is also what make the resale values of Cross Creek Ranch, and all or our master-planned communities in Katy, continue to hold their values.
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If you are moving to Cross Creek Ranch and need help deciphering test scores in various Katy schools, allow Steve Reddell to assist you. His experience as a Katy REALTOR and his experience working as a teacher, coach and administrator in Katy for many years will offer you the perfect guidance. In addition, Cross Creek Ranch has a low crime rate with public safety being a top priority. Steve works with buyers and sellers throughout the community of Katy, Texas and all of West Houston. If you would like to buy Katy Real Estate in any neighborhood, he can help you. Contact Steve.
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