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Balcones Park is an established upscale neighborhood in central Austin, offering homebuyers luxury homes, gorgeous tree-lined streets and estate-sized lots just minutes from the downtown core. Balcones Park homes for sale are an eclectic mix of outstanding mid-century and modern custom architecture, with many properties overlooking beautiful Lake Austin. Camp Mabry borders the community on the west, giving the district an historic feel, while nearby Bright Leaf Preserve is a hidden jewel of hiking trails and protected woods. With the Mopac Expressway and Interstate 35 giving easy access to recreation and shopping, Balcones Park real estate is among the most desirable in Austin.
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About Balcones Park Real Estate
Ten minutes from the downtown core, Balcones Park real estate listings are a charming mixture of ranch, mid-century modern, traditional and modern. The area is particularly well known for having the finest 1950s era homes in the city, as well as custom homes on private lots. Balcones Park has some of the city's most expensive real estate, attracting well-educated and affluent residents.
Balcones Park Neighborhood Highlights
- Nearby Camp Mabry is the third oldest active military installation in Texas and houses the Texas Military Forces Museum, featuring hands-on history lessons.
- Nearby Mount Bonnell overlook offers hikes to some of the most beautiful views in Austin.
- Lush oasis Bright Leaf Preserve offers guided hikes.
- The community is considered both friendly and safe.
Families moving into Balcones Park will appreciate the excellent schools. Part of Austin Independent School District, Highland Park and Casis Elementary serve pre-kindergarten through grade five, while middle school children will attend O. Henry or Lamar Middle School. Both high schools, Austin High and McCallum, are highly ranked in the district, while Highland Park Elementary is a Blue Ribbon school.
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