Barton Creek Real Estate
Barton Creek is the most affluent community in Austin, TX, and part of Travis County in Texas’ Hill Country. It is just 10 miles southwest from Austin city limits via the Capital of Texas highway (aka Loop 360) and is regarded as one of the most beautiful areas of Austin, with its rolling green hills and a definitive identity where luxurious living is situated right in the middle of the untouched natural beauty of the Texas countryside.
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Barton Creek, Austin Homes Information
This community is made up of 6 different neighborhoods across 5.4 square miles, and the variety of Barton Creek homes for sale in each of them offers plenty in the way of choices for well-qualified homebuyers looking to live in Austin’s most select community. The vitality of the Barton Creek Real Estate market is always buoyed by the number of palatial homes here that appeal to successful professionals working in Austin, as well as retirees from the area and elsewhere.
Many homes here were built in the 1990s and up to the early 2000s, and roughly 70% of real estate is classified as "new." Most properties are detached single-family dwellings, but there are some townhomes and a few condominium developments making up part of Barton Creek Real Estate as well.
Residences here are typically in excess of 3,800 square feet in size, and many Barton Creek homes for sale will be on lots 1 acre in size or larger. Most homes will have at least 4 bedrooms, and many will have 6 or more. Even entry level homes here will be in the 1 million+ price range, and Italian Renaissance, Hill Country Modern, Craftsman, Mediterranean and Spanish Revival architecture themes are common with the homes here.
There are 4 Property Owner's Associations in Barton Creek; Barton Creek Southwest, Barton Creek North Master, Barton Creek South, and Barton Creek Estates. Membership is mandatory and homeowners are subject to deed restrictions and architectural guidelines for building new homes.
Many homes in Barton Creek will feature:
- Granite kitchens
- Extensive landscape detailing
- Patio pools
- Stainless steel appliances
- Marble countertops
- Integrated wireless security technologies
Living in Barton Creek, Austin TX
Barton Creek is a decidedly peaceful, quiet, picturesque, and retiree-friendly community, but the high prices attached to Barton Creek real estate are matched by the fact that the community is among the top 15% of high-income neighborhoods in America. The majority of residents are professionally employed, but there is an older median age here and a larger percentage of residents (73%) are homeowners.
The community is along Austin’s largest protected greenbelt, and wonderful for nature lovers with a winding 12+ mile trail and numerous well-known spots; Spyglass, Lost Creek, Bull Creek, Rae Dell Land Bridge and Gus Fruh pool to name a few.You also have the Barton Creek Wilderness Park and Barton Creek Habitat Preserve nearby, and Barton Creek itself runs all the way to Lady Bird Lake in Austin.
Homebuyers weighing Barton Creek Homes for Sale should consider as well the three world-class golf courses in the immediate vicinity. You can’t going wrong spending a day on the links at Crenshaw Cliffside, Lost Creek, or Fazio Foothills. The Austin Rowing Club is right nearby as well.
Next up in our listing of attractive points are the 4,000 acre Barton Creek resort and spa and the Barton Creek Country Club. The club is an 11,000 square foot facility that feature an indoor pool and track, cardio equipment, aerobics and pilates studios, and assisted weight machines and free weights.
We need to mention the Barton Creek Pavilion too, as it's the place to be for outdoor concerts and events during spring and summer evenings.
Residents have 180 specialty shops ready for their perusal at Barton Creek Square Mall, and if you can't find what you’re looking for there then you likely will at Hill County Galleria off Bee Cave Parkway. Bergstrom International Airport is 18 miles away.
Schools in Barton Creek include:
- Oak Hill Elementary School
- Forest Trail Elementary School
- O. Henry Middle School
- West Ridge Middle School
- Austin High School
- Westlake High School
- St. Andrew's Episcopal School
- Saint Michael's Catholic Academy
- Saint Gabriels Catholic School
- Regents Christian School
And you're not far away at all from the University of Texas.
The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from December 19th, 2018 at 7:30am CST. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.
All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.