Austin, by J&P Homes

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Tier 2 rankings tables
    (2013) NOTE: maps here are best viewed on a PC, Google maps ain’t working all that well on iOS devices (iPad, iPhone)…

Apartment Research

Friday – Saturday 2013-05-24 – 25. Driving down in the morning (leaving Walling at 06:09, arrive at Domain Parkside 09:56, 3 hr 10 min actual driving plus a stop for breakfast. Drove 203 mi / 327 km. Looked at seven complexes, three in the The Domain area and four additional nearby on other side (west) of MoPac – one of the big highways.
1. Domain Parkside (dead link 2020-12)
2. Villages at The Domain [slideshow]
3. Residences at The Domain
4. Marquis at Great Hills
5. Hardrock Canyon
6. Marquis at Ladera Vista
7. The Estate on Quarry Lake [slideshow, incl. one video]
Narrowed it down to two choices – #2 and #8 in table above. Austin, TX (2) Google map ‘Austin, TX (2)‘ by J&P (snapshot from 2013-05-27 09:17 CDT) – opens in new tab / win

The Estate on Quarry Lake

(Monday 2013-05-27, Memorial Day holiday) In the end, decide on one of the first units we looked at on Estate on Quarry Lake – the smaller, on first floor, with hard floors (no carpets!).
+ Area in general is great!! Lots of trees, walking distance to the quarry, Pure Austin (health club), Roaring Fork (restaurant), and shopping centers.
+ Good price, with W/D included
+ They offer a Home Purchase Protection Plan, for early termination ($750)
+ ~ 3 miles to P’s work
(-) Not the city-style living (like The Domain apartments)
* Parking? (Do offer reserved, covered, parking – $30/mon)
(Again) The slideshow, incl. one video. Useful information, when we sign up for services etc (from

The Estate On Quarry Lake

Leasing Office

4600 Seton Center Parkway | Austin, TX 78759 Main Line (512)418-7600| Fax (512) 418-7603 Alt format, and ‘800-number’: 4600 Seton Center Parkway Austin, TX 78759 Phone: (866) 623-0450 Office Hours: MON,WED,THU: 9AM-7PM TUE: 10AM-7PM FRI: 9AM-6PM SAT: 10AM-6PM SUN: 1PM-6PM Austin, TX EQL, Google map by J&P. Map shows entrance of apartment complex, approx. location of apt (GPS coordinates), locations where some media was shot, including Pure Austin (4210 West Braker Lane) and Roaring Fork restaurant (10850 Stonelake Blvd. Austin, TX 78759).  


Some examples:
To Work (P) – By car: 3.0 mi (4.8 km) / 9 min EQL 2 Work - Car
To Work (P) – By bike: 2.6 mi (4.2 km) / 14 min EQL 2 Work - Bike
Nearby shopping: Nearby Shopping
Downtown: 11.6 mi (18.7 km) / 18 min EQL 2 Downtown
Lake Travis: ~14 mi (22.5 km), < 30 min EQL 2 Lake Travis
Dallas (Walling Ln) to Estate of Quarry Lake:~ 200 mi (320 km) / 3+ hrs Dallas 2 EQL
(All maps open in new tab / window.)