Balcones West Housing Market Trends
|# Listings||Average DOM||Average Price||Average $/SqFt||Median Price||Median $/SqFt||Average % Reduced|
|Sold Last 6 Months (Unlock Sold Listings)||4||82||$527,750||$225||$541,000||$212||5%|
*Balcones West Market Stats are based on Austin MLS data as of October 24th, 2016 at 12:15am CDT.
Northwest Austin is home to Balcones West, a community enjoying a prime location with established homes on shady streets. This Travis County neighborhood is in the 78759 zip code and close to every creature comfort this part of Austin offers.
Balcones West homes for sale have an average build date of 1966, but there is nothing old about this neighborhood. Most of the homes have extensive remodeling, making them bright, airy and contemporary. The ranch style exteriors are brick or stone with shingle roofs. One and 2-story designs, as well as modern split-levels, are available. Additional exterior details include balconies, covered patios, privacy fences, pools, and lush landscaping.
Interiors average 2,200 square feet with 3-5 bedrooms and 2-3 bathrooms. Tasteful remodeling includes hardwood floors, French Doors, open kitchens with stainless steel appliances, huge master suites, and tons of built-ins for storage. Many homes also have skylights, adding loads of natural light into these lovely interiors.
Where is Balcones West Austin TX?
Located in the 78759 zip code, Balcones West homes for sale are just 8 miles from Downtown Austin. Developed along Starline Drive off Spicewood Springs Road, this community is 21 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
Things to do near Balcones West
Balcones West homes for sale enjoy one of the best locations around. For all their DIY needs, residents love that Lowe’s Home Improvement is less than 1 mile away. For hiking in a wooded, scenic setting, Stillhouse Nature Preserve is less than 2 miles away. For shopping and casual dining, Austinites from all over love The Arboretum at Great Hills and Gateway Shopping Centers, both just a 3-mile drive. And while excellent health care is all over the greater Austin area, it’s comforting to know that St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is a quick 6-mile drive.
This neighborhood is very close to MoPac Expressway / TX-1 Loop and Highway 183, making access to other parts of Austin as well as Round Rock and Cedar Park quick and convenient.
Balcones West Schools
The Austin ISD serves the students of Balcones West. Younger students attend Hill Elementary (PK-5) with older students attending Murchison Middle (6-8) and Anderson High School (9-12). The high school has an award-winning band program as well as an International Baccalaureate Program. Private school options include less than 1 mile to Austin Jewish Academy (K-8) and Casner Christian Academy (PK-1).
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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from October 24th, 2016 at 12:15am CDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.
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