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A tranquil oasis where luxury meets natural beauty

Welcome to Spicewood

Nestled in the serene Hill Country, Spicewood offers a sublime sanctuary far removed from the frenetic energy of urban life. Here, exclusivity meets diversity, a place where active lifestyles blend seamlessly with tranquil vistas. The allure of Spicewood isn't just its peace and privacy—it's the lifestyle that allows you to truly live.
In other words, Spicewood is a small, rural community that offers residents a peaceful and tranquil lifestyle, with access to the Colorado River and various outdoor activities. It is also close to Austin for those who need to commute to work. Spicewood is a great place to live for people of all income levels, with different housing options available.

What to Love

  • Luxurious amenities and exciting recreation options
  • Ideal respite from urban chaos, with rolling hills and winding roads.
  • Boating and so much more right at your doorstep
  • Equestrian delights, tennis, and hiking
  • Premier wineries

Local Lifestyle

Spicewood is a rural community just north of Austin, just an hour’s drive from the city. Residents enjoy the balanced lifestyle afforded by their prime location. Outdoor enthusiasts pursue all kinds of passions, from fishing and boating to biking and hiking. The community has a diverse slate of housing options — everything from stately Colonials to new construction is in play. Whether you're a water enthusiast taking advantage of Lake Travis or an equestrian seeking the perfect trail, you'll find your oasis here.

Dining and Entertainment

Spicewood residents know Opie’s Barbecue serves the best barbeque in town. The award-winning restaurant is known for its slow-smoked brisket, ribs, and sausage. Opie's also has a wide selection of sides, including mac and cheese, potato salad, and coleslaw.
Few places offer a culinary and entertainment experience quite like Spicewood. Start with the enchanting Willie Nelson's Luck Ranch, where you can immerse yourself in live music, horseback riding, and scenic beauty that captures the essence of Texan culture. It’s not just a ranch; it's a gateway to a different dimension of leisure and lifestyle.
For an elegant night out, make a reservation at El Gaucho Winery. The ambiance is dripping with sophistication, the service is impeccable, and the culinary offerings are of the highest quality. It's the kind of place where special occasions find their perfect backdrop.

Things to Do

Perhaps the best way to introduce yourself to the Spicewood community is the Pedernales Farmers Market. The market features a variety of vendors selling fresh produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods, and other handcrafted items. It’s a delightful gathering that offers everything from organic produce to artisanal treasures.
For adventure-seekers, Cypress Valley Canopy Tours promises an exciting time. The zipline tours are a great way to experience Hill Country from a different perspective. Or go off-grid at Krause Springs — a natural swimming hole ideal for swimming, sunbathing, and spotting wildlife. The spring water at Krause Springs is a constant 68 degrees, making it a refreshing place to swim on a hot day. The springs are also surrounded by lush greenery, providing a shady and relaxing place.
As indicated, Spicewood delivers high-end experiences at Spicewood Vineyards. The winery offers tours and tastings of its award-winning vintages, making it an excellent choice for a romantic getaway or fun day out with friends. Another must-try, 5 Soul Wine Co is set on 10 acres of lush Texas Hill Country and has a unique, relaxed venue. Enjoy your food and wine in the courtyard with friends, take up a game of pickleball, or sit inside to watch a game on the TVs as you savor their refreshing, accessible wines.


Residents of Spicewood are zoned for either Lake Travis Independent School District or Marble Falls Independent School District. Students attend Spicewood Elementary School, Marble Falls Middle School, and Marble Falls High School.

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Overview for Spicewood, TX

1,396 people live in Spicewood, where the median age is 51 and the average individual income is $35,179. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Spicewood, TX

There's plenty to do around Spicewood, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Yellow Dog Coffee, Compadres Tacos, and Camp Balcones Springs.

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Dining 2.91 miles 36 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 1.67 miles 5 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Active 4.89 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.81 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Beauty 2.91 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Spicewood, TX

Spicewood has 504 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Spicewood do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,396 people call Spicewood home. The population density is 153.257 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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The following schools are within or nearby Spicewood. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Spicewood Elementary
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