About Barton Hills
Barton Hills is an attractive neighborhood because of the natural scenery and convenient location. The Barton Creek Greenbelt runs through the neighborhood, and Zilker Park, Lady Bird Lake, and downtown are a short trip by car or public bus.
The neighborhood’s residents have ready access to hiking, biking, live acting and musical performances, shopping, and nightlife. They also can reach downtown and other parts of the city readily.
The area is safe and with access to a large park and top schools is a good place for young families.
Living in Barton Hills
The Barton Hills real estate market is one of the hottest among 78704 homes and condos. Homes for sale in Barton Hills currently range from $400,000 to 1.7M, while condos start just under $300,000. The key to finding the right house is timing and a good realtor!
The oldest houses date back to the 1940s and are mostly ranch-style and traditional homes with lots starting around a quarter-acre. Most of the homes for sale in Barton Hills are from the 1970s and 80s but many of those are being renovated or replaced with more modern structures. There are also duplexes and low-rise condos/apartments on the north side of the neighborhood, ideal for young urban professionals. Barton Hills real estate could have downtown or Greenbelt views and many short-term renters desire the 78704 homes and condos for the South by Southwest and Austin City Limits festivals.
Things to do in Barton Hills
Even though homes for sale in Barton Hills are in one of the most sought-after markets in Austin, you will feel like you are in a suburban paradise with its access to the Greenbelt, Barton Springs Pool, and Zilker Park, the home of many festivals, including ACL and the Trail of Lights. There are lovely restaurants, shopping, and nightlife at your feet.
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South Lamar Boulevard is home to a plethora of restaurants, including the 52-year-old Broken Spoke dance hall, El Méson, Aroma’s, Phil’s Icehouse and Amy’s Ice Cream. Barton Springs Road offers Chuy’s, Shady Grove, Juliet and Uncle Billy’s. Across Barton Creek in the Spyglass neighborhood is Tacodeli.
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