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The Neighborhood

Q: Who lives in Vaquero?
A: The neighborhood is made up of a wide variety of people of many ages and backgrounds. It is home to many working professionals and business leaders, several professional athletes and empty-nesters, all of whom desire a beautiful home in a neighborhood that provides peace of mind.

Q: How many homesites are there?
In Vaquero’s 525-acre community, there are sites for approximately 300 homes, more than half of which are already built and occupied.

Q: What schools do children attend?
A: Most of the school age children in Vaquero attend the nationally recognized Westlake Academy, a public charter school featuring the popular International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. The neighborhood has a paved walkway that leads directly to Westlake Academy so kids can walk or ride bikes to school. Several private schools are also nearby.

Q: What’s the feel of the neighborhood?
A: The key word is “neighborhood.” Vaquero is a community where people come out of their homes to walk the trails, attend activities at the pool and Club, play golf or take a fitness class and enjoy interacting with friends and neighbors.

 

The Amenities

Q: What kind of amenities does Vaquero offer?
A: Vaquero is unlike any other community in the number of amenities and level of service available to Club members. Along with golf privileges at the Tom Fazio designed golf course, members enjoy a luxurious 28,000 square foot Clubhouse with dining areas, event grounds, world-class spa, state-of-the-art fitness center and heated lap pool. Members also take advantage of concierge services that cover everything from dog walking to airport shuttle and chauffer services, dry cleaning, domestic services and more.

Q: What if I’m not a Club member?
A: Homeowners in Vaquero enjoy the beautiful grounds, paths throughout the community and the 24 hour attended community access gates.

 

Building a Home

Q: What are the building and design guidelines?
A: Community guidelines direct the exterior aesthetics by setting standards for the quality of building materials, gates and fencing, landscaping, building heights, exterior lighting and improvements. Custom homes are subject to the approval of the Design Review Process which is conducted by the Design Review Committee. Complete standards are available in the Vaquero Custom Estate Guidelines.

Q: How does the Design Review Process work?
A: The Design Review consists of six steps that begin with a pre-design conference, preliminary design review, final design review, pre-construction conference, on site reviews and compliance.

Q: Who is on the Design Review Committee?
A: The Design Review Committee is appointed by the Vaquero Homeowners Association Board of Directors and is comprised of resident volunteers, a licensed consulting architect and administrative personnel from the HOA.

Q: Is there a list of approved builders?
A: No, property owners are welcome to use any builder and architect they would like, the building plans, however, are subject to the regulations of the Design Guidelines and the approval of the Design Review Committee.

 

Homeowners Association

Q: What does the Homeowner’s Association oversee?
A: The Vaquero Homeowner’s Association oversees the community access, maintenance and upkeep of common areas including streets and landscaped areas other than those associated with the Clubhouse and Golf Course. Attended entry gates provide controlled access to the community with guest permission required by the homeowners. Vaquero seeks a strong sense of community while creating an environment that is aesthetically superb, featuring premier architectural home design and quality of construction. To complement the open acres of pastoral rolling hills, natural post oaks and lakes, Vaquero has created design guidelines for residential homes that support the rustic landscape.

Q: Who makes up the HOA leadership?
The HOA consists of a Board of Directors as well as individual committees created to oversee specific areas or community aspects with an office and property manager located on site.

Q: What are the HOA dues for Vaquero property owners?
A: $2500 billed every six months for a total of $5000 annually.

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