Barton Creek is approximately ten miles southwest of downtown Austin, and sits between Bee Cave and Westlake Hills.
Photo By Bruce Turner
Barton Creek may be located close in to downtown Austin, Texas, but feels as though it is a world away, with its panoramic views of the Texas Hill Country, Barton Creek, and even downtown Austin. With 20 residential communities to choose from and a wide array of neighborhood amenities, there’s no doubt that those lucky enough to live in this exclusive area feel they have stumbled into their own little paradise on earth.
Located only 10 miles southwest of downtown Austin, Barton Creek covers the territory between the communities of Westlake Hills and Bee Cave. Homes here tend to be large and private, with an average size of 5,000 square feet, and start in the $400,000 range and go up to $6,000,000. Depending on the location of the home, school-age children attend schools in Austin Independent School District, Eanes Independent School District or Lake Travis Independent School District.
Residents also may wish to indulge in the pleasures offered by the 4,000 acre Barton Creek Resort & Spa, featuring country club membership, as well as exceptional restaurants and one of Austin’s most exclusive spas. Golfing enthusiasts will enjoy playing on their choice of three championship courses designed by Tom Fazio, Ben Crenshaw and Arnold Palmer. Fazio Foothills and Fazio Canyons are listed as the “Top 100 You Can Play” courses by Golf Magazine, while Golf Digest ranks Barton Creek as among the “Best Golf Resorts in North America.” The Barton Creek Golf Academy is ranked as one of the best schools in the country for learning to play the finer points of the game.