If you’re dreaming of relishing the winter holiday season in a new home, this is the time to check out available or almost ready new homes in TRACE, a San Marcos master-planned community. The San Marcos home-builders for this community are Pacesetter Homes and Buffington Homes who know the area well and design homes to thrive in the Texas Hill Country.

You can visit Buffington Homes and Pacesetter Homes TRACE pages to browse their homes and floor plans. In the meantime, here are the new homes in TRACE that you can move into just in time for the holidays.

232 Horsemint Way, San Marcos, TX 78666
1,778 sq. ft., 3 bedrooms, 2 baths

This one-floor home based on the Caldwell plan from Buffington Homes is now available. Its right-sized kitchen filled with bold Kent Moore cabinets, which go beautifully with the light-colored floor and marbled granite countertops. While puttering around the kitchen, you’ll use stainless Whirlpool appliances and be able to watch the action in the family room.

The owner’s retreat bathroom has two sinks so you can move at a leisurely pace with lots of elbow room. The sleek bathroom cabinets continue the theme of mixing light and dark like in the kitchen. The walk-in shower with a seat will have you looking forward to your quiet time in the shower with plenty of room to move and store your shower items. The closet contains a mix of shelves and hanging rods. And for those days you want to relax in the back, the covered patio offers a perfect spot to do that. See the home in photos.

420 Spiny Lizard Ln., San Marcos, TX 78666
1,061 sq. ft., 2 bedrooms, 2 baths

Pacesetter Homes reports this affordable one-floor home will be ready in December. The layout uses the Mason plan where all the entertaining happens in the front half of the house and relaxing in the back where the bedrooms are located. The master bedroom comes with a giant walk-in closet and shower. Explore the floor plan see the front of the home.

116 Sage Meadows Dr., San Marcos, TX 78666
1,938 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 2 baths

This roomy one-floor home from Buffington Homes will be available right around Thanksgiving. Based on the Connally plan, this home has a modern front with a covered patio and a two-car garage. The home feels larger than its 2,000-sq. ft. because of the open floor plan with the inviting kitchen and family room. The kitchen features sought-after Kent Moore cabinets, granite counters, and a large center island for easy cooking and serving.

The owner’s retreat incorporates a walk-in shower with a seat and double vanity. The back also has an outdoor covered-patio for entertaining or just taking in the Hill Country fresh air. View the Connally floor plan to see the home’s layout and photos of the front of the home.

113 Bosque Dr., San Marcos, TX 78666
1,158 sq. ft., 2 bedrooms, 2.5 baths

From Pacesetter Homes, this cozy two-story home is based on the spacious Montgomery floor plan. Both bedrooms sit upstairs, so your first floor can truly be a place for entertaining with its open floor plan and covered back porch. This home is available and you can check out the photos to see what the front looks like and the layout.

You can visit the builders’ model homes to meet the team, look around, and ask questions.

Buffington Homes model home
208 Horsemint Way
San Marcos, Texas 78666

Pacesetter Homes model home
169 Bosque Dr.
San Marcos, Texas 78666

TRACE is located at Posey Road and I-35 (In your map app, use 1751 Posey Rd, San Marcos, TX 78666). Here’s a video to show you how to get to TRACE. The community is an easy drive to Austin and San Antonio. With more than 1,000 homes planned, it’s a great fit for people and families of all ages. They’ll savor living in this outstanding location on the edge of the Texas Hill Country with all the amenities everyone wants.

Here’s a video of the TRACE amenity center. TRACE in San Marcos is in the San Marcos CISD (Consolidated Independent School District).