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The Austin neighborhood of Highland Hills can be found in the northwest portion of the city near Lake Travis. Highland Hills is bounded by Dry Creek Drive to the south, Balcones Drive to the west, Mountain Climb Drive to the east, and Hart Lane to the north.
Despite the fact that this neighborhood is so close to the city center, Highland Hills homes for sale offer homeowners an unparalleled level privacy. Lots tend to be deep and heavily treed so that in many yards, it is difficult to even catch a glimpse of your neighbors. Often, these expansive yards are embellished by wonderful outdoor spaces that are perfect for entertaining guests. Some houses have backyard pools. Others include spacious rear patios where you can host summer barbecues or lounge in the sun. Some homeowners have converted their outdoor space into a fruitful garden where they take advantage of the exceptionally long growing season and cultivate veggies.
A Brief History of Highland Hills Homes
The majority of Highland Hills homes for sale were developed in the 1970s. Many of them have exteriors that are composed of white stone, red bricks, or brown bricks for a timeless and classic aesthetic. The majority of houses in this neighborhood take the form of single-story bungalows, although there are some exceptions to this.
Although many of the houses in Highland Hills date back to the 1970s, many of them have seen renovation over the years. As such, you might find yourself touring a freshly remodeled home that appeals to your contemporary tastes even though you are visiting a mature Austin neighborhood. Mature neighborhoods tend to feature larger yards and more impressive trees.
About Real Estate in Highland Hills
Overall, the houses in Highland Hills tend to be quite large. They range from three to five bedrooms, and some of them have floor plans that exceed 2,000 square feet. This makes them ideal for families. Prices for Highland Hills homes for sale tend to begin around $300,000, but can exceed a million dollars, depending on the size, location, and level of luxury of the property.
Many of the luxury homes on this market are accompanied by backyard pools. These pools are the perfect place for homeowners to beat the heat in the summer. Inside these incredible homes, it is not uncommon to find designs with elevated ceilings that allow for a spacious interior feel. In some homes, extra-large windows allow plenty of natural light to filter in.
Highland Hills homes for sale are highly desirable because of their ideal location, the unique level of privacy, and their fantastic location near Downtown. Properties that are listed do not sit on the market for very long, so it is important to act fast if you are interested in a home in this Austin neighborhood.
Lifestyle In Highland Hills
Homes in Highland Hills might feel remote and secluded, but they are located just off of the MoPac Expressway, which means traveling south to the Downtown of Austin or north to Round Rock or Pflugerville is simple.
Austin is becoming increasingly popular as a tech hub. Many of the startups and tech companies located in Austin can be found in the north portion of the city. Highland Hills enjoys an ideal proximity to these exciting new opportunities. Many of Austin’s major medical facilities are also located in the northern part of the city, making this area especially appealing to medical professionals as well.
Along the northern border of this community, residents of Highland Hills can enjoy a small retail corridor that includes a grocery store, banks, pet store, emergency center, public library, and post office. With all of the basics so close to home, residents of the community never have to travel far to find daily amenities
Parks & Recreation In Highland Hills
Highland Hills is not only in a great place to be to make the most of amenities within the city and career opportunities in North Austin; it is also a wonderful place to be to take advantage of recreation options in Austin. Highland Hills is near Lake Travis, one of the best places to swim, boat, suntan, and fish. Lake Travis has a limestone bottom, which makes the water appear exceptionally clear and pristine. This lake is one of the most popular in Austin.
There are two parks in Highland Hills: Allen Park and the Shinoak Valley Greenbelt. Both are treed and provide an excellent place to picnic or walk your dog.
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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from December 8th, 2019 at 11:01pm CST. 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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