Recent Listings in Western Ridge
Western Ridge is a lovely neighborhood in Hewitt, Texas. Hewitt is a quaint city near Waco, Woodway and McGregor, in the Waco Metropolitan Statistical Area. This area can be best described as a diamond in the rough. Waco is not as big of a city as nearby cities Dallas and Austin, but it is continuously expanding and changing. Waco has more of a country western feel, but more and more influences from Dallas and Austin are sparking up throughout the city. To locals, Hewitt feels like a part of Waco. Hewitt is south of Waco, bordering Woodway.
Western Ridge is a classic family-style neighborhood for the Waco area. The classic neighborhood consists of fresh, clean cut lawns, rows of homes, brick mail boxes matching the homes, and tree lines streets that create dramatic splashes of color each year in the fall. There is something charming about these neighborhoods that makes you want to raise a family here. The dreams you envision of playing in leaf piles, walking the dog through the quiet streets, making friends with your neighbors, having dinner parties, birthday parties, throwing footballs, and more.
Then you have the convenience. Western Ridge is right next to dozens of stores and restaurants providing all of your needs within walking distance of your home. Chapel Park is a splash park right next to Western Ridge. Round the kids up in their swim suits, grab some sunblock, and walk right down the street to Chapel Park. The spray pad here shoots water in every direction from June to September. What a fun way to cool off in the heat of Texas summer. When it comes to food, the options are endless, and they are all at the end of your block. There are the dozens of fast food options including Wendy’s, Bush’s Chicken, Whataburger, Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers, Sonic Drive-In, Taco Bueno and more. Then you have Summer Palace, George’s Restaurant and Bar, Cafe Cappuccino and 135 Prime, among others.
Summer Palace is your local Chinese restaurant, so if you love Chinese takeout, this is your go-to spot! They have all of your favorites from egg rolls to orange chicken, chicken fried rice, and beef with broccoli. George’s is a local hot spot. They have an extensive breakfast menu separate from the lunch and dinner menu with mouthwatering options like: steak and eggs, belgian waffles, french toast, breakfast tacos and country eggs benedict. Then the lunch and dinner menu tops it off with selections such as: BBQ sliced brisket sandwich, smokehouse burger, philly cheese steak, farm raised catfish and chicken fried chicken. The restaurant doubles as a bar, so stay for a few drinks on the patio after your meal. If you like to fine dine every once in awhile, check out 135 Prime. This is an immaculate restaurant with top-rated steaks and wine. 135 Prime has a prime selection of foods like the escargot, calamari, New York Strip, Chilean Sea Bass a la Prime, grilled shrimp, chicken picatta and more. This is a great place to go on special occasions and celebrations.
These restaurants and several more are within a fifteen minute walk from Western Ridge homes. That’s about a three minute drive. Stores in this area include Goodwill and CEFCO, but a little bit further down the road, you’ll find WalMart, Do It Best, Family Dollar, Autozone, Dollar General, CVS, and others! Convenience is knocking at your door in Western Ridge.
That’s not all there is to love about living here. The homes really top the cake. These homes are beautiful and affordable. It’s easier to make a decision when you look into one of the homes. Let’s look at one of the homes on the market. This three bedroom home has large trees shading the entire yard and the front of the home. That will be fantastic during the summer when the heat starts to set in. When you walk into the home, the tones are warm and cozy. There’s a double-sided wood burning fireplace in the family room and the dining room. Bright floor-to-ceiling windows all throughout the home bring in an abundance of natural lighting. In the kitchen, there’s even a skylight. You’ll also find stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and a breakfast bar. The large master bedroom has double doors leading in. The huge en suite has a romantic tone to it with the spa-like garden tub that has loads of space for candles between the tub and window. The bathroom in whole is beautiful. The gorgeous design etched into the center of the tile floor adds the perfect touch of elegance. You’ll never want to leave the bathroom. The backyard is expansive. It has a basketball hoop, a patio, plenty of room for play, an exquisite pool, and more. This area is perfect for the birthday parties you’ve already caught yourself dreaming up. This is one of many incredible homes in the dreamy and advantageous Western Ridge.