The Colorado Foothills are one of ten subdivisions that make up the Highland Park West Balcones neighborhood. It was first developed in the 1950s and 1960s with one story ranch homes. Around the tech boom when the land become much more valuable, builders started building custom multi-million dollar estates. These large, luxury homes are located on the outskirts of Balcones Drive where they back to Camp Mabry. Scroll Down to Read More Our Colorado Foothills Neighborhood Guide.
Colorado Foothills Homes for Sale
Colorado Foothills Central Austin Neighborhood Map
The Colorado Foothills is located just west of Camp Mabry and MoPac along Balcones Drive. Explore other Northwest Austin neighborhoods in our Northwest Austin Neighborhood Guide. Scroll down to continue reading our Colorado Foothills neighborhood guide.
Colorado Foothills Zip Code
The Colorado Foothills neighborhood is located in Austin’s 78731 zip code.
Colorado Foothills Homes
Homes in Central Austin’s Colorado Foothills neighborhood are mostly medium sized ranch homes built in the 1950s and 1960s with a few multi-million dollar estates. The first development began in the Foothill Parkway/Foothill Terrace roundabout and then spread to Balcones Drive. The newer, larger homes are found on Balcones Drive. Prices can be anywhere from $500,000 for a single lot to upwards of $8,000,000 for an estate.
Average Colorado Foothills Home
The average home in Central Austin’s Colorado Foothills has the following profile:
- 3 bedrooms
- 2.5 bathrooms
- 2,500 sq ft
- Around an acre lot size
- Built in the 50s/60s
The average excludes the larger, custom estates which are so unique, we didn’t feel it was appropriate to include them in the average.
Colorado Foothills Sold Data – What Colorado Foothills Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Colorado Foothills 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 Colorado Foothills? How many homes are currently for sale in Colorado Foothills? What’s the median sold price in Colorado Foothills? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Colorado Foothills? How’s the Colorado Foothills market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Colorado Foothills Sold Data Report.
Colorado Foothills Schools
Children who live in Central Austin’s Colorado Foothills neighborhood are served by the Austin ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Casis Elementary - 10/10
- O'Henry Middle - 5/10
- Austin High - 6/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of September 2023. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
Colorado Foothills Photos
Things to Do Near The Colorado Foothills
Mayfield Park and Nature Reserve. With 2 acres of cottage gardens, you can spend an afternoon just exploring the area.
Laguna Gloria. Otherwise known as the Austin Museum of Art. Here you can watch the peacocks strut around whil you have a picnic or explore the art museum.
Central Austin Realtor Specializing in Colorado Foothills
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Central Austin Realtors specializing in Colorado Foothills homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Colorado Foothills, 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 Colorado Foothills and Selling a Home in Colorado Foothills.