Welcome to Barton Creek
A secluded community in the rolling hills of Austin
Within a 20-minute drive to Austin, Barton Creek offers the best of both worlds. It’s easy to jaunt into downtown Austin for a vibrant lunch or take in the breeze over the hilly countryside of Barton Creek Resort and Spa. You can enjoy the nightlife at Salt + Stone or a hike in Zilker Park — Barton Creek truly has it all! The culture in Barton Creek is vivacious and lively, and there is always an opportunity to view someplace new.
Barton Creek’s coldest month is January with average lows of 39 degrees, which can be a nice break from the warm August summers of 87-90 degrees. Fall months are toasty, cozy, and cool all at once, creating a beautiful season with changing colors and a fresh breeze. Homes in the Barton Creek area are designed to match the town’s crisp luxury feel, and they are landscaped with a fine touch and pristine views from all angles.
The community consists of families, eager young professionals who settled into a town that will catapult their career, and people who have retired and are ready to enjoy the life they built. Find a home away from home at the Barton Creek Country Club where you have access to fitness centers, golf courses, and spa packages. Converse with new friends and neighbors, network, and soak up life in the rolling hills of Barton Creek.
What to Love
- Large luxury homes
- School systems are among the best in the state
- Luxury shopping, restaurants, and downtown Austin just a short drive away
- Many outdoor and indoor entertainment opportunities
- Proximity to major thoroughfares, such as MoPac, Southwest Parkway, and Bee Caves Road
Barton Creek offers a low-key, urban vibe while maintaining the upbeat vivacious culture of downtown Austin available within minutes. The neighborhood offers excitement for those looking as well as a peaceful charm for those wanting to relax in their luxurious homes. Residents of Barton Creek enjoy the many opportunities to enjoy nature at Fazio Foothills Championship Golf Course
and Zilker Park
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
With Austin being so close to Barton Creek, the places to go are unnumbered. You can shop until you drop at Barton Creek Square Mall
, which offers stores like Lululemon, Nordstrom, or Coach.
At Bob’s Steak & Chop House
you will find Texas-sized steaks seared to perfection. It’s hard to save room for Bob’s classic bread pudding with Grand Marnier caramel sauce, but well worth it. The Grove Wine Bar and Kitchen
has a large and lovely outdoor patio that’s perfect for brunch on the weekends. They have four locations near Barton Creek. The dining room at Blind Salamander Kitchen & Bar
, in Omni Resorts, has gorgeous views of the golf course and hillsides. The saffron risotto and ora king salmon are just a few highlights from their menu.
Also at Omni Resorts is Fazio Foothills Golf Course
— a golfer’s sweet spot and named one of Golfweek’s “Best Courses You Can Play in Texas.” On the Fazio Canyons Golf Course, you will play on greens surrounded by red oak and sycamore trees, and a bubbling creek winds through the course.
Things to Do
The hilly countryside of Barton Creek is filled with wine tours. Throughout the year, private and public tours are available for tastings of the hillside’s finest wines. If you are up for a short road trip, Bell Springs Winery
boasts the views of a lifetime and a few of the finest wines in the state of Texas. If you’re more of a foodie, the area also offers tours of local grub.
Barton Creek offers several river floats, which are the best medicine for a hot summer day. The Barton Creek Greenbelt
float is highly rated and lasts about three hours.
Barton Creek is in the Eanes Independent School District.