Last updated : March 2023
The Colony, a new home community located in the picturesque riverside city of Bastrop, is highly recognized for its first-class builders and resort-style amenities. It’s also the ideal place to enjoy the local footprint. Between the Friday night football games and the annual festivals, Bastrop has a strong sense of community.
Under the starry Texas skies, you’ll find the charming pathways of downtown. Full of small town appeal, walkability to shops, bistros and cafes and vintage architecture on every streetscape, Downtown Bastrop is beloved by its hometown for its culinary flair, historic sites and Lost Pines adventures. This is a place where yesteryear charm abides from every angle.
At The Colony, they’ve hand-selected the area’s top builders for their commitment to quality construction and attention to detail. With so many stunning designs and different plans available across a wide range of prices, there is something for everyone. They invite you to come find the perfect home – one your whole family will fall in love with.
A Perfectly Centered Lifestyle
Where the magnificent Colorado River meets the peaceful piney woods of Texas is where you’ll find true balance. Beyond the countless ways The Colony gives you to connect with one another, there are plenty of opportunities to disconnect outside. Surrounded by gently rolling hills and the lost pines, you can take in the splendor of the great outdoors and savor a carefree lifestyle.
Discover McKinney Roughs for yourself – a neighboring nature preserve with 18 miles of hike and bike paths and 12 miles of horseback trails. Explore rugged box canyons chiseled over millions of years. Stroll through colorful wildflower meadows. Canoe or kayak down the Colorado in perfect solitude.
Nearby, homeowners can take advantage of discounted memberships at the sensational Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort. Relish a day of pampering at Spa Django to rejuvenate body, mind and soul. Or take to the greens at Wolfdancer or ColoVista Country Club – two outstanding area golf courses.
The Colony’s neighborhoods offer a variety of awesome amenities—that far surpass other new home communities in nearby and the surrounding area. From multiple community pools to pocket parks, playgrounds, fitness centers and their extensive trail system – The Colony has it all!
This amazing park isn’t just a place to relax! Bring out your bike to race along the pump track, swing at the playground, slide down the hills or join in a game of pickle ball. Lakehouse Park is perfect for all our residents to unwind and get some sunshine.
Disk Golf Course
The 9 hole disk golf course meanders through the trees and rolling prairie along Sam Houston. West of the open 969 entrance, challenge yourself or your friends to a game of Frisbee golf. Rain or Shine!
The Amenity Center Complex
on Stephen F. Austin Blvd
The features of The Colony have been thoughtfully planned to help you stay active and healthy while having fun with your neighbors. At the center of it all is the spectacular clubhouse. Catch a workout or exercise class in the fitness center, then bask in a relaxing sauna afterwards. Beat the heat in the refreshing Junior Olympic-sized swimming pool. Or meet up with friends and family for get-togethers, barbecues and parties. Residents living within the gated areas have access to this facility.
Ideally located just east of FM969, The Overlook provides a true enclave of peace and tranquility. This beautiful new amenity center has commanding views of majestic live oaks and the spectacular Colorado River which borders The Colony. With its own private gated pool, you’ll discover the perfect place to go for refreshing dip or unwind and be at one with the breathtaking scenery. If you’re looking for more activity, the fitness room has the latest exercise equipment (and a TV to distract you) or you can stroll, hike or bike along the numerous walking trails that meander about the area. Residents on the east side of 969 have access to this facility.
Their amazing amenity center complex, Prairie Vista, offers more than a place to splash and relax! The complex also features a state-of-the-art play structure that will provide endless hours of challenging entertainment for children. And for the adults, they have picnic seating where you can rest. Residents on the east and west of 969 have access to this facility.
Greenbelt Dog Park
They haven’t forgotten the furry residents! Located on the west side of 969 past Angelina Park, you will find the Greenbelt Dog Park that is tucked away on the greenbelt. Homeowners will relish the opportunity to stretch their legs, walk their dogs and socialize with neighbors!
Located next to The Overlook amenity center on the east side of 969, Overlook Park is a 3 acre open land area. It is a tranquil location to picnic at one of the covered tables, read a book at the scenic overlook or throw down a blanket for cloud watching. There is also a trail that leads to down to the banks of the Colorado River – perfect for skipping rocks!
Extensive Trail System
One of their most popular amenities is their community trail system. A mix of paved and unpaved trails meander throughout the community – connecting neighborhoods and neighbors. It’s perfect for all residents year around- you can walk, run or bike. Be sure to watch out for deer and wild birds along your path.
Children who live in The Colony receive an exceptional education at Bastrop ISD schools. From Bluebonnet Elementary – located just across the street – all the way to the new Cedar Creek High School, students of all ages pursue academic excellence and community involvement. It’s a comprehensive curriculum geared to ensuring that each child has the opportunity to be his or her very best.
The Colony Schools
- Bluebonnet Elementary
- Cedar Creek Intermediate Schools
- Cedar Creek Middle School
- Cedar Creek High School
The Colony Riverside Schools
- Mina Elementary
- Bastrop Intermediate
- Bastrop Middle School
- Bastrop High School
Location and Driving Directions
The Colony is conveniently located to downtown Austin, Austin-Bergstrom Airport, major thoroughfares and just minutes to the new Tesla factory – set to open for production in late 2021! This will be the largest auto assembly factory to-date for Tesla, creating more than 5,000 jobs on the 2,100 acres site off Texas 130.
The close proximity to Austin offers the best of both worlds for all ages and life stages – University of Texas, the State Capitol, Zilker Metropolitan Park, Barton Springs Pool, Lady Bird Lake and Sixth Street –just to name a few. So, whether your day begins with making a quick commute to one of the financial or business centers or ends with bat-watching on South Congress, living close to Austin is just another perk of The Colony!
With the vibrant energy of East Austin nearby, residents of The Colony will enjoy the best of both worlds – surrounded by the serenity of Bastrop, but just close enough to relish the entertainment, music and hip foodie hangouts found in the City.