Barton Hills is an ideal Central Austin neighborhood for those seeking a South Austin vibe; yet want the convenience of living close to many local hot spots. Barton Hills is located between Zilker Park and the Barton Creek Greenbelt, providing a natural playground just minutes away. Fun in the sun is only part of what makes Barton Hills an Austin favorite. An eclectic mix of restaurants along Barton Springs Road and South Lamar Boulevard are just around the corner for a variety of dining options. For more entertainment, downtown Austin is just a short drive away. Barton Hills can be found just outside of major roadway access, which adds to the appeal of this hillside neighborhood.
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Barton Hills Style
Barton Hills is a well established neighborhood, filled with secondary roads and tree lined streets. Barton Hills reflects the natural park like setting that surrounds it. Home styles range from classic ranch to modern styles. The range of homes covered by tree canopies and lush landscaping provide the comfortable vibe Barton Hills is known for. A mix of flat and hillside terrain allow for diversity in home styles designed to take advantage of the outdoor setting. Barton Hills offers residents the warmth of a small town neighborhood; with the benefit of living close to some of Austin’s most popular attractions.
Barton Hills Living
There is something for everyone to do just outside of Barton Hills. Zilker Park provides a variety of entertainment including the popular Austin City Limits Music Festival, Blues on the Green and annual kite festival. Barton Springs Pool, the Zilker Botanical Gardens and Umlauf Sculpture Garden are unique Austin attractions. Restaurant row along Barton Springs Road provide a variety of dining options including Italian, barbeque and Mexican cuisine. Many of the restaurants provide live music as well, which add additional appeal. For active residents, the Town Lake Hike & Bike Trail offers miles of well maintained paths that meander through Zilker Park along the banks of the lake. Barton Hills is just minutes from downtown, Austin which provides an abundance of urban nightlife.