July 15th, 2020

Orchard Ridge in Liberty Hill, Texas, Announces CastleRock Communities as Latest Builder at Award-Winning Masterplan

CastleRock Communities is the latest builder to join Orchard Ridge, the award-winning community with orchards, community gardens, walking trails and neighborhood parks developed by Freehold Communities in Texas Hill Country. With 248 acres, Orchard Ridge is the amenity-rich community that emphasizes healthy, abundant living.

“CastleRock Communities is a high-quality, Texas-based builder with a strong presence in the greater Austin market, making them a great addition to the Orchard Ridge team of builders,” said Freehold Communities Texas Division President Matt D. Matthews. “We welcome them to Orchard Ridge as it continues to emerge as one of the most desirable communities in Liberty Hill zoned to Leander Independent School District.”

CastleRock Communities will offer homes in a variety of floor plans at Orchard Ridge, ranging from 1,604 to 2,817 square feet, with three to five bedrooms and two to three and one-half bathrooms. Prices are expected to start from the mid $200,000s and all of the residences will offer multiple options for personalization to suit a wide range of family preferences.

The team at CastleRock Communities will work with its buyers to customize their new home in a way that reflects their style and taste. Its Design Gallery has a wide range of modern features, luxurious products, exclusive designs, latest technologies and refined colors which allow buyers to tailor their new home to suit their needs and budget. A qualified group of professional Decorators and Interior Designers are available to assist buyers with their selections and in the design process from start to finish.

CastleRock Communities is committed to delivering homes that exceed code requirements for comfort and efficiency. Through its exclusive “Energy Plus” program, CastleRock Communities builds upon its previous commitment to meet all Energy Star Certification requirements, delivering homes that exceed code requirements for comfort and efficiency.

“CastleRock is active in five of Austin’s top 10 communities and is excited to be a part of the rapid growth and success of Orchard Ridge,” said Lance Wright, CastleRock Communities Partner.

About Orchard Ridge

East of Liberty Hill, Texas, a stately grove of classic oaks stands at the center of Orchard Ridge, the new masterplanned community in Texas Hill Country, with new homes that create a sense of place. Orchard Ridge gradually slopes into an expansive basin of seasonal creeks and ponds—creating the perfect environment to cultivate a thriving new community based on a fresh new style, celebration of heritage and abundant activities. It’s the perfect location for the nature enthusiast whether it’s camping, hiking or swimming in the rivers. Orchard Ridge offers an expansive collection of amenities and scenic expanses inspired by the past—with an eye toward the future. Steeped in the basic principles that define “Vital Communities,” Orchard Ridge embraces healthy living, connectivity, stewardship and a strong foundation for home and family.

Orchard Ridge Community Gardens

Live Healthy, Live Happy is the theme of Orchard Ridge. Nestled in the heart of the community is The Founders Garden. Here, residents have access to 20 raised beds dedicated to growing vegetables, flowers and herbs. An additional 12 raised beds form the community garden which is planted with blueberries, raspberries and strawberries.

With the support of the HOA, the gardens are tended so that residents can enjoy the beauty as well as the bounty of fresh, organic produce.