Located in the rolling hills West Austin, the Barton Creek community offers all the perks of country living only 20 minutes from downtown. Comprised of sixteen neighborhoods each with its own gate and unique vibe, the Barton Creek area is sought after for its picturesque views, spacious homes and proximity to excellent schools including four private schools and Austin ISD and Eanes ISD homes. Home owners enjoy a wide variety of housing options with some neighborhoods offering luxury condominiums, others featuring spectacular country estates and Mediterranean-style villas. The recreational focal point is the Barton Creek Resort and Spa and is one of Austin’s premier country clubs. Most Barton Creek homes come with a membership to the Barton Creek Country Club which offers some of the best dining, golfing, swimming, tennis, fitness and spa facilities in the city. The nearness of Bee Cave Road and 360 provides Barton Creek residents easy access to Central Austin’s cultural, entertainment and restaurant scene making it ideal for someone looking to take advantage of all Austin has to offer. Scroll Down to Read our Barton Creek Neighborhood Guide.
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Barton Creek Neighborhood Guide
Barton Creek covers a large geographical area, so there is still space for the neighborhood to grow and expand. As such, there are plenty of home sites available to build your custom dream home.
Barton Creek is divided into several communities within the neighborhood. Whether you need to be overlooking the 18th green or if you’d prefer to live one street over, there is a home site or resale available for you.
Where is Barton Creek?
Barton Creek is bordered by Barton Creek, Bee Cave Road and Southwest Parkway. Most access this West Austin neighborhood from Barton Creek Blvd off Bee Cave Road. Explore other West Austin neighborhoods in our West Austin Neighborhood Guide.
Barton Creek Zip Code
Barton Creek is located in Austin’s 78735 zip code.
Barton Creek Homes
Homes in West Austin’s Barton Creek neighborhood were built in the 1990s and 2000s and are much larger than homes in older Austin neighborhoods averaging about 4,500 sq ft. You can find everything from a 2,500 sq ft 3 bedroom, 3 bath home to a 15,000 sq ft 7 bedroom, 9.5 bath mansion.
Average Barton Creek Home
The average home in West Austin’s Barton Creek neighborhood has the following profile:
- 4 bedrooms
- 4.5 bathrooms
- 4,500 sq ft
Barton Creek Sold Data – What Barton Creek Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Barton Creek 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 Barton Creek? How many homes are currently for sale in Barton Creek? What’s the median sold price in Barton Creek? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Barton Creek? How’s the Barton Creek market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Barton Creek Sold Data Report.
Barton Creek Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate in West Austin’s Barton Creek neighborhood is 2.1907% as of the 2021 tax year.
Barton Creek Schools
Most children who live in West Austin’s Barton Creek neighborhood are served by Austin ISD with the exception of The Terraces neighborhood of Barton Creek, which is served by the Eanes ISD. Children who live in Barton Creek will likely attend the following schools:
Austin ISD Schools
- Oak Hill Elementary School – 6/10
- O Henry Middle School – 5/10
- Austin High School – 6/10
Eanes ISD Schools (The Terraces Neighborhood)
- Barton Creek Elementary School – 9/10
- West Ridge Middle School – 9/10
- Westlake High School – 9/10
Because these schools are located at least 15 minutes outside Barton Creek, many Barton Creek kids attend one of the five private schools located in Barton Creek.
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of February 2022. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
Commuting to and from Barton Creek
Barton Creek is tucked away between Barton Creek and the Texas Hill Country, so commuting in and out of the neighborhood is not as convenient as one of Central Austin’s neighborhoods. On a good day – and provided its not rush hour – it will take about 20 minutes to get to Downtown Austin and 25 minutes to get to the airport. Rush hour will probably take you to right around 40 minutes to get downtown.
Most who choose to live in Barton Creek are willing to sacrifice the convenient commute for the beautiful scenery, top golf courses and country club lifestyle. If you’re more of an urban hipster who cannot stand to spend one minute in a car, you may want to head to one of Central Austin’s neighborhoods.
Things to Do in Barton Creek
Barton Creek Country Club
When you live in Barton Creek, you’ll find you’ll spend most of your time at Barton Creek Country Club (a property owners membership is included with most Barton Creek homes). From daily workouts to golf to a relaxing spa day, you’ll find everything you need at the Club. Organized sports more your thing? The Club even has organized sports for all ages.
Hike Barton Creek Trail
Some of the most beautiful scenery in Austin can be found in Barton Creek. Instead of hitting the gym, spend an afternoon hiking and enjoying the outdoors.
Barton Creek Golf Academy
Golf game a little rusty? Want to polish up your skills? Invest in yourself and get a lesson, or two, with one of the great golf pros. Barton Creek Golf Academy is one of the most respected golf instruction schools in the state.
Golf in Barton Creek
Barton Creek Country Club
With four championship courses designed by some of the top golfers in the world, Arnold Palmer, Ben Crenshaw and Tom Fazio, Barton Creek residents have no shortage of fabulous golf courses. Most recently rated the #1 Golf Resort in Texas by Golf World, Barton Creek Country Club’s courses promise to challenge even the most advanced golfer. Other national publications that have ranked Barton Creek Country Club’s courses as one of the best places to golf in the US include Golf Magazine and Golf Digest.
Places to Eat in Barton Creek
Barton Creek Country Club
Noticing a pattern? You’ll find just about every recreational activity at Barton Creek Country Club. Some of the finest dining in Austin is available at the club, so you’ll see many Barton Creek residents dining there. There are several restaurants and dining rooms to choose from, but all promise excellent food with an Austin flair.
For those who want a different type of meal, most head to Downtown Austin and enjoy one of several restaurants and night spots there. Whether you’re looking to have sushi at Uchi or appetizers at 219 West or steak at Austin Land and Cattle, Downtown Austin has something for everyone.
Where to Work Out – Gyms Near Barton Creek
Most residents choose to work out in the fitness center at Barton Creek Country Club.
West Austin Realtors Specializing in Barton Creek
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are West Austin Realtors specializing in Barton Creek homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Barton Creek, 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 Barton Creek and Selling a Home in Barton Creek.