Balcones Woods is located in Northwest Austin between two of Austin’s popular areas – The Domain and The Arboretum. Homes were built in the 1970s, which is pretty similar to homes in that area. Located right behind Seton Hospital and near Northwest Austin’s tech corridor, its a popular spot for those who work close. Scroll Down to Read our Balcones Woods Neighborhood Guide.
Balcones Woods Homes for Sale
Balcones Woods Neighborhood Map
Balcones Woods is located in Northwest Austin between 183 and MoPac just north of the split. Explore other Northwest Austin neighborhoods in our Northwest Austin Neighborhood Guide. Scroll down to continue reading our Balcones Woods neighborhood guide.
Balcones Woods Zip Code
Balcones Woods is located in Northwest Austin’s 78759 zip code.
Balcones Woods Homes
Homes in Northwest Austin’s Balcones Woods neighborhood were built in the 1970s and have between 1,800 and 2,400 sq ft of living space. You can expect to find 3-4 bedrooms, 2-2.5 bathrooms and a two car garage. In 2010, homes ranged in price from $200,000 – $350,000 depending on size and condition. Lots are fairly large for the area, with a quarter acre on average.
Average Balcones Woods Home
The average home in Northwest Austin’s Balcones Woods has the following profile:
- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- 2,000 Sq Ft
- 2 Car Garage
- 1/4 Acre Lots
Balcones Woods Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate in Northwest Austin’s Balcones Woods neighborhood is 1.9749% as of the 2022 tax year, down from 2.1767% as of the 2021 tax year.
Balcones Woods Schools
Children who live in Northwest Austin’s Balcones Woods neighborhood are served by the Austin ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Davis Elementary - 7/10
- Murchison Middle - 5/10
- Anderson High - 6/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of November 2023. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
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Balcones Woods Sold Data – What Balcones Woods Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Balcones Woods and for how much? Where can I find pictures of homes that actually sold? How many days does it take to sell a home in Balcones Woods? How many homes are currently for sale in Balcones Woods? What’s the median sold price in Balcones Woods? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Balcones Woods? How’s the Balcones Woods market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Balcones Woods Sold Data Report.
Golf Near Balcones Woods
Two private clubs, Great Hills Country Club and Balcones Woods Country Club are just a few miles from Balcones Woods and both offer 18 holes of golf and social membership options. If you prefer to just go the public course route, try Hancock Golf Course in Central Austin.
Walkability of Balcones Woods
Though not a particularly walkable area, Balcones Woods has plenty of amenities within just a short drive.
Grocery Shopping Near Balcones Woods
The closest grocery shopping can be found at Randalls just over a half mile away on Research Blvd. You’ll also find a Whole Foods at The Gateway and H-E-B less than a mile away on Research Blvd. For those of you Costco fans, one of Austin’s two Costco’s is located just under a mile away as well.
Things to Do Near Balcones Woods
The Domain and The Arboretum are two of Austin’s most popular shopping districts and Balcones Woods is located between the two of them. The Domain is an upscale shopping and restaurant district and is expected to be Austin’s second downtown when its finished. The Arboretum was built several years ago and has many of your big box retailers.
Places to Eat Near Balcones Woods
Three clusters of restaurants are where you’ll find many of your dining options – The Domain, Arboretum and a small cluster on Research Blvd. At The Domain, try McCormick and Schmidt’s or The Daily Grill. At The Arboretum, try Eddie V’s or North by Northwest. If you want something quick and close, try Bone Daddy’s for BBQ, Short Stop or Chuy’s on Research Blvd.
Coffee Near Balcones Woods
Balcones Woods residents favorite is Its a Grind Coffee House on Amherst and Parmer Lane. If you prefer national chains, try Starbucks at The Arboretum or Dunkin Donuts. My favorite coffee near Balcones Woods is Scooters Cofeehouse on n MoPac.
Gyms Near Balcones Woods
For traditional gyms, try 24-Hour Fitness or Pure Austin Fitness. If you’re looking for something different, try HIT Center, a high intensity workout center where you’ll find a lot of equipment you’ve never seen before that will be sure to give you a tough work out. Thanks for reading our Balcones Woods neighborhood guide.
Northwest Austin Realtor Specializing in Balcones Woods
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Northwest Austin Realtors specializing in Balcones Woods homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Balcones Woods, Rebecca and Raymond know the area well and have the experience and tools necessary to make your next real estate transaction stress free. For more info about who we are and how we work, check out Buying a Home in Balcones Woods and Selling a Home in Balcones Woods.