Homes for Sale in Balcones West, TX 

Balcones West real estate is an antique community in Northwest Austin. Although a nice portion of these homes were built during the 1960s, they offer a distinctive charm that still attracts today's homebuyers. Expect to find 1 and 2-story abodes, with brick exteriors and well-manicured lawns that are complimented by tasteful landscaping. Some homes have been remodeled to feature dramatic entryways, modern kitchens, and updated appliances.

Balcones West real estate's charm is not only due to the endearing collection of homes but the prime location. The residents of this historic community are in the midst of some of Austin's largest employers, including IBM, popular parks, expectational education options, and dozens of activities. Residing at Balcones West means enjoying all that Northwest Austin has to offer.

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Discover Balcones West Real Estate

Homes for sale at Balcones West are located near the intersection of Baywood Drive and Spicewood Springs Road. These homes are within walking distance of many establishments including Jiffy Lube, China Café, and Taco Shack. A part of Travis County's 78759 zip code, Balcones West is only 7 miles away from downtown Austin. Convenient for frequent travelers, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is about 18 miles away.

Homes for sale at Balcones West are nestled along rolling hills and feature traditional style architecture. These spacious interiors offer an average square footage of 2,200 with 3 to 5 bedrooms and 2 to 3 bathrooms. Some updates that can be spotted throughout these homes include stainless steel appliances, large master suites, and well-polished hardwood flooring. Outdoors, homebuyers can expect to find balconies, private pools, and covered patios.

Balcones West listings are zoned to schools that fall under the Austin Independent School District. School assignments include Hill Elementary, Murchison Middle, and Anderson High School, which are all within 2 miles of the community. Balcones West listings are also convenient to private schools like The Magellan International School, which is within walking distance of the community and Grace Covenant Christian School, which is about 2 miles away. The University of Texas and Austin Community College are about 7 miles away for students seeking higher education.

Amenities Near Balcones West, TX

Balcones West homes for sale are just east of North Mopac Expressway. On the other side of this major roadway are numerous establishments including Walmart Supercenter, Lowe's Home Improvement, and Bank of America. If residents traveled north on MoPac they will find even more shopping options like Costco.

Within this area are fun-filled entertainment options like The Arboretum, where residents have access to a variety of major retailers and dining options like the Cheesecake Factory. Movie fanatics can choose between Regal Cinemas and Alamo Drafthouse. For residents who enjoy spending their Saturdays admiring waterfalls and taking in nature, Bull Creek Park is less than 4 miles away. This popular park is also a home to an off-leash dog park, sports courts, and a natural swimming area.

Community Resources in Balcones West

Animal Control – 311 (in Austin), (512) 974-2000 or (512) 978-0500 (unincorporated area)

Emergency Services – 911

Fire: Austin Fire Department (non-emergency): Station 1 – (512) 974-0130

Police: Austin Police Department (non-emergency) – (512) 974-2000, (512) 974-5000

Urgent Care:

- FastMed Urgent Care – 3607 Manor Road, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78723 – (512) 928-4600

- MedSpring Urgent Care Central – 3906 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78756 – (512) 861-8040

- U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group – 2000 West Anderson Lane, Austin, TX 78757 – (512) 459-4367

- VIK Medical at River Place – 10815 Ranch Road 2222, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78730


- Cable Service:

 - AT&T Uverse – (800) 464-7928

 - Time Warner Cable – (512) 485-5555

- Electricity: Austin Energy – (512) 494-9400

- Natural Gas: Texas Gas Service – (800) 700-2443

- Telephone:

 - AT&T – (888) 294-8433

 - MCI Worldcom – (800) 950-5555

 - Time Warner Cable – (512) 485-5555

- Trash & Recycling: Texas Disposal Systems – (512) 421-1300

- Water: Austin Water – (512) 972-0000 

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