The Lake Forest Neighborhood

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Lake Forest is an incredibly popular neighborhood in East Round Rock set just north of Gattis School Road and stretches across Forest Creek Drive. The Forest Ridge neighborhood sits directly to the east of the neighborhood while Sonoma lies to the west. This is a great neighborhood for growing families and move-up buyers as well as being a popular area for people relocating from out of state. The family environment, great schools and easy access to major roadways makes this an ideal location to live, work and play.

It’s located in a prime spot with quick access to both toll roads 45 and 130. Living in Lake Forest means you can get to almost anywhere fast with quick access to shopping, schools and entertainment. Several grocery stores are just down the street while shopping areas like La Frontera, the Shops at Stonehill, and the outlet mall is just a short drive away. See the AAA baseball team the Round Rock Express play at the Dell Diamond or spend an afternoon at Old Settler’s Park. These are just some of the great local places just minutes from Lake Forest.

Homes in Lake Forest

Lake Forest is an elegant community of 618 homes, split into three contiguous different sections with a wide variety of homes ranging from the low $200s to over $600s. The Village One and Village Two sections feature move-up homes in the $220K to $400K price range. Village Three is located north of Forest Creek Blvd and is filled with custom homes on over-sized lots with prices starting around $400K and going up to $600K and above.

Lake Forest Amenities

Lake Forest has great neighborhood amenities for its residents. Two city parks – Brushy Creek Park and another near the southern border of the neighborhood off of Gattis School Road – are encompassed within the neighborhood. Jogging trails weave through a forest of native trees to a local pond (with catch and release fishing) and fountain. A smaller park includes 2 playscapes (one for tots and one for older children) with plenty of shade trees located near the community center, a basketball court, a lighted tennis court, a small splash pool, and a junior Olympic-sized pool.

The neighborhood HOA is also very active, regularly hosting neighborhood events to celebrate holidays and bring the neighborhood residents together. A community clubhouse, with a kitchenette, is also available to rent for events.


Lake Forest Schools

Lake Forest is in the Round Rock ISD system, which oversees over 30 elementary schools, 10 middle schools and 5 high schools. Over 45,000 students attend the schools in the district, which stretches into North Austin and parts of Cedar Park. According to the district, the number of students enrolled in Round Rock ISD schools has increased 15% in the last five years. Continued growth is expected as more subdivisions are built in the areas served by RRISD.

Both the elementary school and middle school are conveniently located within Lake Forest, making the schools within walking distance for many homes in Lake Forest.

Blackland Prairie Elementary

2005 Via Sonoma Trail
Round Rock, TX 78664

Ridgeview Middle School

2000 Via Sonoma Trail
Round Rock, TX 78664

Cedar Ridge High School

2801 Gattis School Road
Round Rock, TX 78664

Homes for Sale in Lake Forest

Restaurants Near Lake Forest

Entertainment and dining options are prevalent in Round Rock, and many amazing restaurants are located within a short distance from the Lake Forest neighborhood. Here are a few of the best rated ones on Yelp in the East Round Rock area.

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