Quail Creek is a large neighborhood in North Austin's 78758 zip code. Between North Lamar Boulevard and Metric Boulevard, Payton Gin Road and Kramer Lane, the community's central point is Quail Creek Park, a 16-acre area with shade trees, walking trails, a playground, and picnic tables. With a location 9 miles north of Downtown Austin, near Interstate 35, Highway 183, and MoPac Expressway / TX-1 Loop, Quail Creek offers homeowners accessibility alongside local parks, schools, and shopping centers.
Dating to the late 1960s and early 1970s, Quail Creek homes for sale display period architecture of ranch-style, split-levels, and cottages. Facades of brick and stone intermingle with wooden accents and 2-car garages. With 3 to 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, floorplans average 1,200 to 1,900 square feet, although some are as large as 2,500 square feet. Wood-burning fireplaces and vaulted ceilings complete the picture, and updated homes include granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and tile flooring.
Typically just under a quarter acre, properties in Quail Creek feature large, open spaces underneath magnificent shade trees. Enclosed by privacy fences, backyards include covered porches and patios for outdoor entertaining. Swimming pools are also commonly available in this North Austin community. Tree-lined streets and private, spacious properties make Quail Creek homes for sale a beautiful and peaceful home-buying option.