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The Barton Hills real estate market is one of the hottest among 78704 homes and condos. Homes for sale in Barton Hills currently range from $400,000 to 1.7M, while condos start just under $300,000. The neighborhood is ideal for families with children because of the safety and access to top-rated schools in the area. The key to finding the right house is timing and a good realtor!
The oldest houses date back to the 1940s and are mostly ranch-style and traditional homes with lots starting around a quarter-acre. Most Barton Hills homes for sale are from the 1970s and 80s but many of those are being renovated or replaced with more modern structures. There are also duplexes and low-rise condos/apartments on the north side of the neighborhood, ideal for young urban professionals. The community is surrounded by tall trees and homes with unique styles. Most homes for sale in Barton Hills Austin have gorgeous granite countertops, master bedrooms with walk-in closets, walk-in showers, and a gorgeous living room. Barton Hills real estate could have downtown or Greenbelt views and many short-term renters desire the 78704 homes and condos for the South by Southwest and Austin City Limits festivals.
Barton Hills is a neighborhood located in South Austin under the 78704 zip code. It is bounded by South Lamar Boulevard and the Zilker neighborhoods to the east. Barton Springs Road and the 351-acre Zilker Park to the north. Barton Creek and MoPac Highway to the west and the Capital of Texas Highway to the south. The neighborhood is also close to Downtown Austin's nightlife, dining and shopping areas.
It is a purely residential area with thriving local businesses and restaurants within the neighborhood. There are also shopping centers nearby. Barton Hills Austin has a population of over 10,400 and is one of the best places to raise a family. Barton Hills homes for sale are different than many other 78704 homes and condos because they have a more suburban feel compared to the urban feel of the rest real estate of 78704.
Barton Hills neighborhood draws many young families with children because it has some of the best and most desirable schools in Austin. Schools in Barton Hills Austin include Barton Hills Elementary, O. Henry Middle School, and Austin High School.
Barton Hills Elementary (K-6) that offers academic excellence for kindergarten through sixth grade in a warm and supportive school climate. The school offers strong environmental programs and hands-on science education. Barton Hills Elementary is known for its renowned choir as well as arts and culture programs.
O. Henry Middle School (6-8) offers strong academic programming and a focus on social and emotional learning. O. Henry was named 2012 Schools to Watch by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grade Reform.
Austin High School (9-12) is the oldest continuously operating public school in the state of Texas. Austin High offers more than 250 courses including English, math, social studies, science, STEM, fine arts, humanities, athletics, and world languages.
Preschool options include St. Mark’s Episcopal Day School (ages 2-5) and Faith United Methodist Preschool. There are other public magnet school programs and private institutions throughout the area.
Even though homes for sale in Barton Hills are in one of the most sought-after markets in Austin. You will feel like you are in a suburban paradise with its access to the Barton Creek Greenbelt, also know as the Greenbelt, which is one of the top trails in Austin with over 12 miles of trails. Families gather in the Greenbelt during the weekends to enjoy different activities from swimming, biking, and mountain climbing.
Barton Springs Pool, located within the Zilker Park, a popular recreational outdoor swimming pool in Austin that measures 3-acres. It has a record of visitors from 800,000 to 1.5 million in recent years. The pool's temperature ranges from 68 to 70 degrees making it ideal for a year-round swimming.
Zilker Park, the home of many festivals, including ACL and the Trail of Lights. There are lovely restaurants, shopping, and nightlife at your feet in Barton Hills Austin. South Lamar Boulevard is home to a plethora of restaurants, including the 52-year-old Broken Spoke dance hall, El Méson, Aroma’s, Phil’s Icehouse and Amy’s Ice Cream. Barton Springs Road offers Chuy’s, Shady Grove, Juliet and Uncle Billy’s. Across Barton Creek in the Spyglass neighborhood is Tacodeli. Enjoy movie nights with your friends or family at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema located at South Lamar.
In any direction, you have food shopping, including Whole Foods Market, HEB, Central Market, Trader Joe’s, Sprouts and Wheatsville Food Co-op. In addition to South Lamar, the popular South Congress and South First Streets is populated with one-of-a-kind boutiques. Sunset Valley, a 3-mile drive, offers most of the major big-box stores for any other need.
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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from May 30th, 2020 at 1:30pm CDT. 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.
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