Located in South Austin’s Zilker neighborhood, Barton Skyline is a small community of 10 garden homes built by Riverside Homes, a popular infill developer. The community broke ground in 2010 after being featured on the Today Show in November 2010 and had an article written in the Statesman in January 2011. At the time, it was one of the few new construction projects within walking distance to school and dining. Today, Barton Skyline remains highly desirable because it offers South Austin home buyers modern style homes, private yards and luxury finish out. Scroll Down to Read our Barton Skyline Neighborhood Guide.
Barton Skyline Homes for Sale
Where is Barton Skyline?
The Barton Skyline Development is located in South Austin’s Zilker neighborhood at 2105 Goodrich Ave, 78704. The easiest access is from S Lamar on Goodrich. Barton Skyline’s prime location makes it walking distance to many shops, restaurants, Zilker Elementary and night life. Explore other South Austin neighborhoods in our South Austin Neighborhood Guide.
Barton Skyline Neighborhood Tour
Here’s what Barton Skyline looked like during construction.
Barton Skyline Garden Home Amenities
- 10 Unique, Open and Bright Floor Plans
- 3 – 4 Bedrooms
- 2.5 – 3.5 Bathrooms
- Two to Three Story
- 1,990 – 2,652 Sq Ft Plans
- Views of Downtown
- Two Car Garages
- Private Yards
- Energy Efficient
- Green Build
- Flex Space for Work, Play or Relaxation
- Optional 4th Bedroom
Build out was completed in 2012, so your only bet is to find one on the resale market.
Barton Skyline Sold Data – What Barton Skyline Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Barton Skyline 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 Skyline? How many homes are currently for sale in Barton Skyline? What’s the median sold price in Barton Skyline? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Barton Skyline? How’s the Barton Skyline market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Barton Skyline Sold Data Report.
Barton Skyline Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate in South Austin’s Barton Skyline neighborhood is 1.9749% as of the 2022 tax year, down from 2.1767% as of the 2021 tax year.
Barton Skyline Schools
Children who live in South Austin’s Barton Skyline neighborhood are served by the Austin ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Zilker Elementary - 8/10
- O'Henry Middle - 5/10
- Austin 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.
Zilker Elementary is just steps from Barton Skyline and you’ll probably see other residents walking their kids to school. Since this area can get backed up in the mornings and afternoons, you’ll be glad you live close.
Things to Do Near Barton Skyline
South Austin’s 78704 zip code is the perfect location for someone looking for a more neighborhood environment, but doesn’t want to be too far from Downtown Austin’s activities and night life. One of 3 bridges, S Lamar, S Congress or S 1st St will take you from 78704 to Downtown in just about 5-10 minutes which means on any given night you can head to The Driskill for a drink or 6th St to people watch.
Zilker Park is a great place to go to spend an afternoon outside. There is plenty of space to play your sport of choice or just bring a blanket and enjoy a book on a nice day.
South Austin Park and Recreation Center would be your park of choice if you like tennis, basketball or have kids that like to play in the park. They also have multi purpose ball fields if you have a group that wants to play volleyball or soccer.
Learn how to line dance at the famous Broken Spoke. A bar that’s been there for decades (with an old building to prove it) is known for its dance lessons.
Barton Skyline Walkability
If you’re looking for walkability in Zilker, you can’t get much better than Barton Skyline. Zilker Elementary is just 0.2 miles away and the shops and restaurants of South Lamar is less than 0.1 miles from your front door. Perfect for someone who likes to walk after dinner or likes to be able to walk to restaurants and shopping.
Places to Eat Near Barton Skyline
There are several restaurants on South Lamar so you’ll never get bored of your options. Black Sheep Lodge is a great place to get a burger and watch a game. La Feria is where you go when you want Mexican and margaritas and Kerbey Lane Cafe is a popular local Austin diner known for great late night dining.
Coffee Near Barton Skyline
If you’re looking for a traditional coffee shop where you can bring a book or your laptop and kill a few hours, head to Irie Bean on South Lamar. They have great coffee and a great atmosphere. Looking for a place to get a great cup of coffee? Try Summermoon on S 1st and Lightsey.
Where to Work Out – Gyms Near Barton Skyline
If you choose not to make your flex space a work out room, there are several options for residents wanting to get a good work out. Gold’s Gym on 290 is a popular spot for those looking for a more corporate gym with the classes included. If you’re the outdoorsy type, try Barton Creek Trail where you can watch kayakers in Lady Bird Lake while running. If you’re into CrossFit, you can’t get better than CrossFit Central Downtown.
South Austin Realtor Specializing in Barton Skyline
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are South Austin Realtors specializing in Barton Skyline homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Barton Skyline, 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 Skyline and Selling a Home in Barton Skyline.