Barton Creek, located in the beautiful green rolling hills of West Austin about 12 miles from downtown, has long been considered one of the most prestigious neighborhoods of Austin. Among its unique features are the all the beautiful greenbelts, rolling hills, and spectacular golf courses that make it seem as if you are miles and miles from big city life. But in reality, Barton Creek residents have numerous shopping, entertainment, and dining venues all within arms reach of the neighborhood.
Barton Creek Amenities
Barton Creek is especially famous for golf, as it features four beautifully designed courses including Crenshaw Cliffside, Fazio Canyons, Fazio Foothills, and Parmer Lakeside. Each of these ranks among the top 50 courses in Texas, and for tennis enthusiasts, Barton Creek also offers 12 lighted tennis courts. If the great outdoors is more your style though, Barton Creek also features miles of hiking trails that run along Barton Creek and through the rolling Texas Hill Country. And of course, Barton Creek residents can also take advantage of the famous Barton Creek Resort and Spa where membership will allow you access to the pool, the fitness center, and many great spa amenities. Classes such as yoga and kickboxing are also offered at the resort and spa.
Barton Creek Schools
Most of the Barton Creek neighborhood lies within the prestigious Eanes Independent School District where neighborhood children attend Barton Creek or Forest Trail Elementary, West Ridge Middle School, and Westlake High School. Residents living in the southeast corner of the neighborhood, however, attend highly respected schools in Austin ISD including Oak Hill Elementary, O’Henry Middle School, and Austin High School.
Barton Creek Homes
Homebuyers enjoy a wide variety of housing options in Barton Creek. With homes ranging in size from about 2,300 square feet all the way up to 41,000 square feet, and prices starting in the 300's and going up to several million, Barton Creek real estate truly has something for everyone. Two smaller and very exclusive communities called Escala and Mirador are nestled away in the back of Barton Creek along miles and miles of beautiful greenbelt. The largest home in Austin, with approximately 41,000 square feet, is located in this exclusive area of Barton Creek.
Barton Creek Location
Barton Creek is located off of Bee Caves Rd (2244) just 1 mile west of the intersection of 2244 and Loop 360 in West Austin. The back of the neighborhood can also be accessed from Southwest Parkway. Barton Creek is considered to be part of the popular "Westlake" area.
Barton Creek Info
For more information about the Barton Creek neighborhood or to tour properties currently for sale in Barton Creek that meet your specific search criteria, please contact the Barton Creek specialist with Austin Home Network at (512) 416-9990 or firstname.lastname@example.org.