Barton Creek

Barton Creek is southwest of downtown Austin, and it’s about a 20 minute drive to the hub of the city in light traffic.  Barton Creek covers a large area and has multiple exclusive communities within its boundaries.  The community is in the famous ‘Hill Country’ area and offers amazing views, multiple golf courses, and it’s namesake, the Barton Creek itself, runs right along the landscape.  Barton Creek Spa & Resort is located on Barton Creek Blvd, and is a wonderful destination itself.For more information on the homeowners association and community bylaws for Barton Creek, click here.

There are eleven exclusive communities within Barton Creek, and we’ve outlined those for you below.

For over ten years now, Barton Creek has matured and grown along with the Austin area at large.    Over the years, subdivisions within Barton Creek have emerged allowing more choices in style and build of home.  This master planned community offers not only homesites, but also luxury apartments, condominiums, and an exclusive retirement community. Each and every pocket of Barton Creek has its own unique feel.

In looking to the 2009 numbers for Barton Creek, we are including all subdivisions and discussing Barton Creek as a whole.  In 2009, Barton Creek saw 46 homes change ownership.  The highest sales price was recorded at $5,150,000 for a 15,266 square foot home. The average sale in Barton Creek was recorded at $1,078,745, and the low sale came in at $550,000.  On average, homes sold for 93% of their original list price and spent about 147 days on the market. 

Compared to 2008 stats, the high sale in ’08 was $3,400,000 for a 8,650 square foot home, lowest price recorded was $625,000, and the average sale came in at $1,086,028.  31 listings sold in the community overall in 2008, based on recorded data.  It would appear that 2009 saw more activity as the market changed and buyers found values they could not turn away.

Public schools serving this are Oak Hill Elementary & Barton Creek Elementary, O Henry Middle School, and Austin High School & Lake Travis High School.  The Terraces development is part of the Eanes Independent School District. Private schools within Barton Creek include St. Andrews Episcopal School, Regents School of Austin, St. Gabriel’s Catholic School and St. Michael’s Catholic Academy.

More subdivision information & subdivision Map

There are three sections of The Woods: The Woods, The Woods II, and The Woods III.

The Woods are adjacent to the Fazio Foothills Golf Course and offer traditional Hill Country and Mediterranean-style villas. Homesites range from .5 to 1.4 acres. The Woods II are located between two golf courses and have some of Barton Creek’s finest estate homes on homesites averaging 1 or more acres.

The Woods III is the third phase and has executive homes in rolling hills with Hill Country vistas.

Homes in Wimberly Lane overlook Barton Creek and are in walking distance of two private schools.

The Watersmark offers a wonderful and natural setting where the natural vegetation and mature trees have been left undisturbed whenever possible. Watersmark is situated close to a variety of recreation, including golf, tennis, hiking, and swimming. The homes are individually designed to suit each lot’s unique landscape and the contemporary architecture has been featured in Western Interiors Magazine.

The Terraces are at the northern gateway of Barton Creek. They offer beautiful vistas of the Texas Hill Country. Schools are in the highly acclaimed Eanes Independent School District.

In The Ridge, homes of native limestone and terra cotta roofs offer convenient golf cart access to the adjacent Fazio Foothills Golf course and the club. It is one of the original Barton Creek neighborhoods.

North Rim is set against a backdrop of green Hill Country canyons, and overlooks the winding path of the Barton Creek waters.

Mirador (often seen as Mirador/Escala) is an exclusive community of homes on Mirador Drive and Escala Drive. Overlooking from a hilltop ridge, these estates (some as large as 11 acres), feature beautiful gardens, resort-style pools, and some have gated entryways. Amazing views of the Texas Hill Country, the Fazio Canyons Golf Course, and the Austin skyline are abundant.

The homes on Escala Drive are above the Fazio Canyons Golf Course. There are fifty four estate homesites, with each averaging 3+ acres. These homes are designed to blend seclusion, luxury and environmental sensitivity. Winding tree-lined streets and panoramic views of rolling hills enhance the natural beauty of Escala. The sun rises over the distant city skyline and sets each evening over the Fazio Canyons Golf Course.

Situated high on the crest of a hill, Governor’s Hill consists of detached townhomes that have dramatic 360 degree views of the beautiful surrounding Hill Country.

The Foothills consist of executive homes on 1-3 acre homesites with golf views of the Crenshaw Cliffside Golf Course and the Lost Creek Country Club.

The Fairways offers Craftsman-inspired, detached condominiums with golf cart access to the Fazio Foothills Golf Course.

The Estates of Barton Creek offers large, level homesites with elegant landscaping. Large scale homes with a variety of architectural styles are found here.

Adjacent to the Fazio Canyons Golf Course, Calera Drive has exquisite homes in a spectacular setting. There are 53 homesites and they average a bit more than one acre, with some having golf course vistas and others with views of the distant hills.

Exclusive retirement community – Querencia at Barton Creek

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