DEFINE DRIPPING SPRINGS IN YOUR OWN WORDS
The Gateway to the Hill Country. Dripping Springs is a big small town with a quant town square, locally owned businesses, hometown festivals and neighbors attending Friday night high school football games. It feels like you are actually living in “Friday Night Lights”.
WHY IS DRIPPING SPRINGS YOUR FAVORITE AREA?
I moved to Dripping Springs in 2005 because I wanted a smaller community where big city activities were not a big influence on my kids and where there are more open spaces; Hill Country open spaces. You also seem to build deeper relationships with your neighbors in Dripping Springs; you see them at dinner, grocery shopping and community events.
WHAT MAKES DRIPPING SPRINGS UNIQUE?
The school district is innovative and has high test scores along with a high graduation rate. 98% of graduating seniors go onto college, but with farm and ranch opportunities.
WHY WOULD SOMEONE WANT TO LIVE IN DRIPPING SPRINGS?
Great school district scores, median price of homes in the Mid $400k range, close proximity to downtown Austin and large lot/acre opportunities.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE DRIPPING SPRINGS AREA RESTAURANT?
Trattoria Lisina and Mandola Vineyard nearby in Driftwood
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE MENU ITEM?
Filleto – 8 oz beef grilled tenderloin topped with Gorgonzola. OMG so good.
WHAT IS A GREAT DRIPPING SPRINGS OUTDOOR EXPERIENCE?
Hamilton Pool Preserve, there is a grotto complete with a 50ft waterfall and brilliantly green waters. Perfect place to cool off in the summer!
WHAT IS A DRIPPING SPRINGS EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED?
Founder’s Day Parade and BBQ cook off.
WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE TO SHOP IN DRIPPING SPRINGS?
Mercer Street and Belterra Village.
WHAT IS A HIDDEN GEM IN DRIPPING SPRINGS?
Treaty Oaks Distilling for a spring/summer lazy Sunday hang out. Food trucks, live music and whiskey tasting room.
WHAT IS A PLACE TO TRULY DISCONNECT IN DRIPPING SPRINGS?
Take a Saturday or Sunday drive down Devil’s Backbone and either stop at the overlook with a picnic basket or a quick cocktail at Devil’s Backbone Tavern.
WHAT'S YOUR SOURCE OF PASSION FOR REAL ESTATE?
I have been in customer service industry for over 25 years. I love building deep connected relationships with my clients. I truly feel the closing table is just the beginning of a long relationship. My clients turn into lifelong friends and their trusted advisor on all things real estate and home needs.
Kim Burke is a dedicated Real Estate professional with Kuper Sotheby's International Realty. Whether you're looking to buy, sell, or just have a question, she is here to help.