About Balcones Park Homes for Sale
Balcones Park is one of Austin’s most prestigious neighborhoods, providing an established and very scenic Central Austin community that puts residents close to almost everything the city has to offer. [Read more about Balcones Park...]
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Homes in Balcones Park are located take west of 45th street, marking the beginning of some of the rolling hills that mark the far central and western portions of town.Balcones Park is part of the 78731 zip code, homes in the community are set back under a canopy of tall beautiful trees that cast refreshing shade over the neighborhood in the heat of summer. Many of these homes are luxury estates, large private homes secured from public view by the private manner of the neighborhood’s location. A few highly coveted properties along Mt. Barker and Mt. Bonnell Road offer stunning views of the Colorado River below.
Most of Balcones Park’s homes are established mid-century properties, however,older lots are often experiencing new builds if an outdated property is demolished and replaced. The variety of different builds has meant that there’s something for just about every potential home buyer in the area.
Tuscan and other European-style architecture has been introduced that includes more living space and more custom home design option for home buyers and builders. These new Austin custom homes have featured exteriors with stone and stucco finishes, impressive entryways, water features, and covered outdoor living spaces that take advantage of this gorgeous setting. Most lots are tremendously expansive, providing room for home buyers to enjoy a genuine piece of scenic property alongside their upscale homes.
Balcones Park Lifestyle
Balcones Park puts residents close to all things Austin and the nearby Texas Hill Country. Access to the city center while remaining outside of the direct urban spots doesn’t come any more convenient than this place.
Absolutely everything located in the Greater Austin Area is within reach with an address at Balcones Park. The community seem to enjoy the best of both worlds with quiet and serene neighborhoods that allow residents to zip in and out of Austin’s cosmopolitan centers with little hassle.
Austin staples such as Rainey Street and 6th Street are quick commutes, as is virtually every part of town due to the area being so centrally located. The beauty of greenbelts and lakes are short drives away, and ultimately all of the city is within reach for a Balcones Park resident, and much of it is even walking distance or biking distance. Bicycle lanes are available throughout Balcones Park, making it a particularly inviting community for avid cyclists.
Balcones Park Schools
Austin Independent School District (AISD) serves the students that live in Balcones Park. With a district-wide enrollment of 84,500, AISD operate 129 different schools, among them are 84 elementary schools, 18 middle schools, and 16 high schools. AISD determines which schools that students will attend based on where their residence is located within a region.
Private and religious schooling options are also readily available for parents that seek alternate educational opportunities for their children.
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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from February 18th, 2019 at 2:15am 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.
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