Balcones is a small, very desirable community conveniently located near major thoroughfares including Mopac, Hwy 183 and the new toll roads of North Austin. It is also within a five minute drive to premier shopping, restaurants, high-tech employers and less than twenty minutes to downtown.
Developed in the 1970s to early 1980s, the neighborhood features around 550 custom homes on roughly a quarter to half acre lots. It is known for large, mature oak trees, well-manicured lawns and traditional-style brick houses of varying shapes and sizes. You will also see remodeled contemporary homes popping up.
Although Balcones is relatively small, it offers a strong sense of community and a very active homeowners association. There are annual neighborhood events including Easter egg hunts, Fourth of July parades, Christmas parties along with individual special-interest clubs.
Balcones offers amazing amenities including a community center, pool, park and tennis courts.
Hot Spots: Truluck’s, Eddie V’s, McCormick and Schmick’s, The Domain, Aboretum Shopping Center
Outdoor Activities: Balcones Woods Amenity Center, Hyde Park Baptist Church (private park for homeowners), Balcones District Park, Schroeter Park, Balconies Country Club and Great Hills Country Club
Students Attend These Schools: Davis Elementary, Murchison Middle, Anderson High School
Price range: $363,000 – $451,000