BARTON CREEK AUSTIN
The Barton Creek community takes pride in its prosperity, with larger residences – typically 3,800 square feet or larger. Here, home buyers will discover custom built homes in many architectural styles all within the same residential area. While this exceptional selection of architectural forms is diverse, they are always consistent in quality. Complete with every modern furnishment, most Barton Creek homes for sale were initially built in the early 90’s while the median age of most homes built is from around 2000. This area provides a wellspring of one of Austin’s largest protected greenbelts. At the center of this lush greenery are four beautiful world-class golf courses.
WHERE IS BARTON CREEK?
This neighborhood lies south of the Colorado River, less than ten miles from Downtown Austin. There is easy access to Mopac Expressway for those looking to travel to other parts of the city for entertainment or work. The lush greenery of this region is in part provided by the actual Barton Creek itself, with the nearby greenbelt providing nature lovers a remote sanctuary in the same neighborhood.
THINGS TO DO NEAR BARTON CREEK
The Barton Creek Resort & Spa is a great place to start for leisure and recreation. An abundance of tennis courts, swimming centers, a spa wellness center and multiple fine dining venues promise year-round recreation, and the finer comforts to its members. There are four distinct championship golf courses, designed by golf legends Tom Fazio, Ben Crenshaw, and the Arnold Palmer. The courses themselves offer members access to what is considered a destination resort by enthusiasts looking for the highest quality in golfing. The golf courses are accompanied by indoor and outdoor pools, a tennis center and spa, plus thousands of square feet in exercise facilities. Finally, the area’s proximity to the Barton Creek Greenbelt provides for unparalleled access to one of the most beautiful parts of the Texas Hill Country.
This neighborhood is served by Austin ISD. Students attend Oak Hill Elementary, O. Henry Middle School, and Austin High School. As an alternative to the public school system, many students in this neighborhood attend Saint Andrews Episcopal School, Saint Michael’s Catholic Academy, Saint Gabriels Catholic School, or Regents Christian School.
Elementary Schools: Oak Hill
Middle Schools: O. Henry
High Schools: Stephen F. Austin