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BLUE HILLS ESTATES REAL ESTATE

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Homes for Sale in Blue Hills Estates, TX 


Located in Travis County, Blue Hills Estates is a small, established neighborhood in southwest Austin, along Blue Hill Drive, off Thomas Springs Road. Positioned between Distant View Drive to the north, open space to the west, Highway 71 to the east, and Thomas Springs Road to the south, Blue Hills Estates is in the Central time zone and uses the 78736 zip code.

Situated 14 miles from downtown Austin and the University of Texas at Austin, and 18 miles Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it’s only five miles to Seton Southwest Hospital and eight miles to The Hospital at Westlake Medical Center. Homes for sale in Blue Hills Estates are priced from the low $300Ks to the high $700Ks.

Close to major employers like AMD and NXP Semiconductors, Blue Hills Estates real estate consists of custom-built, one-story and two-story houses with a traditional-style architectural design. Blue Hills Estates listings usually have stone and brick exteriors, open floor plans, and special features such as vaulted ceilings, decks, detached workshops, and dog runs. Some Blue Hills Estates houses for sale have special attributes such as backing up to Barton Creek Preserve or ponds and wooded areas.

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Private driveways wind amongst tall trees, leading to Blue Hills Estates homes for sale, giving them a country estate feel. Blue Hills Estates real estate sits on large lots ranging from an acre to four acres in size, offering privacy and space to spread out. Blue Hills Estates listings usually have three to five bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, master suites with walk-in closets and double vanity bathrooms, multi-car garages, and large backyards.

Just 14 miles southwest of downtown Austin, Blue Hills Estates listings ranges in size, averaging 2,300 square feet, at an average $266 per square foot, and an average price of $700K. Blue Hills Estates real estate is sought after due to its country estate homes in a Texas "hill country" neighborhood, within commuting distance to downtown Austin.

Amenities Near Blue Hills Estates, TX

Blue Hills Estates homeowners like to shop at the Hill Country Galleria in Bee Cave, Center of the Hills shopping center in the Oak Hill neighborhood, Tanglewood Village Shopping Center, Southpark Meadows, Shady Hollow Village, and the Domain in North Austin. Residents dine at local restaurants such as Francesca's, Café Blue, Jack Allen’s Kitchen, and Nutty Brown Cafe, or catch a flick at the AMC Barton Creek Square 14 or Regal Cinemas Westgate 11. A short drive away, downtown Austin offers many other retail stores, casual and fine dining.

The adjacent Barton Creek Greenbelt provides 12.68 miles of scenic hiking trails and beautiful limestone bluffs for rock climbing as well as seasonal swimming holes. The nonprofit rescue and animal sanctuary Austin Zoo is near the Blue Hills Estates neighborhood. The 350-acre Mary Moore Searight Park offers fishing piers, tennis, volleyball, and basketball courts, disc golf course, sports fields, off-leash dog area, barbeque pits, picnic areas, and horseback trails.

The 40-acre Garrison District Park provides sports fields, swimming pool, basketball courts, playgrounds, barbeque pits, picnic areas, and a walking and jogging trail. The 20-acre Longview Neighborhood Park offers sports fields, basketball court, playgrounds, barbeque pits, and picnic areas. The eight-acre Goat Cave Karst Nature Preserve offers a shaded trail and allows viewing water-formed caves, sinkholes, and protected bats.

The three-mile Veloway loop at Circle C Ranch Metropolitan Park has a car-free paved track for cycling and rollerblading. Across the street from the Veloway, the 279-acre Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center features wildflower meadows, native plant gardens, and educational space to learn about native Texan plants. Blue Hills Estates homeowners can take in a round of golf at the Spanish Oaks Golf Club, six miles away, Falconhead Golf Club, seven miles away or Grey Rock Golf Academy, nine miles away.

Children who live in the Blue Hills Estates neighborhood attend public schools of the Austin Independent School District including Baldwin Elementary School, Small Middle School, and Bowie High School, known for its award-winning marching band program.

Nearby private schools include Cedars Montessori School, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, La Petite Academy of South Austin, The Goddard School, and Regents School of Austin. Blue Hills Estates residents can also take advantage of higher-learning institutions such as the University of Texas at Austin, St. Edward’s University, Concordia University Texas, and Austin Community College, Rio Grande.

Blue Hills Estates listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own a country estate home, in a Texas "hill country" neighborhood, within commuting distance to downtown Austin.

Community Resources in Blue Hills Estates

Animal Control – 311, (512) 978-0500

Emergency Services – 911

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

Police: Austin (non-emergency) – (512) 974-8243

Texas Highway Patrol: Austin (non-emergency) – (512) 506-2847

Urgent Care:

- Five Star ER – 8721 Manchaca Road, Austin, TX 78748 – (512) 893-7420 (10 miles away)

- Seton Southwest Hospital – 7900 Farm to Market Road 1826, Austin, TX 78737 – (512) 324-9000 (5 miles away)

- The Hospital at Westlake Medical Center – 5656 Bee Cave Rd, West Lake Hills, TX 78746 – (512) 327-0000 (8 miles)

Utilities:

- Cable/Satellite Service:

   - DirecTV – (800) 543-1549

  -  DISH Network – (512) 870-8221

  -  Grande Communications – (512) 220-4600

   - Time Warner Cable – (512) 485-5555

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

   - Power outages – (512) 322-9100

- Internet:

   - AT&T Internet/DirectTV – (855) 293-7676

   - AT&T U-verse – (844) 723-0252

   - Cox Communications – (866) 298-1514

   - DISH Network – (512) 870-8221

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

- Solar: Texas Solar Power Company – (512) 459-9494

- Telephone:

   - AT&T – (888) 294-8433

   - MCI Worldcom – (800) 950-5555

   - Time Warner Cable – (512) 485-5555

- Trash & Recycling: Austin Resource Recovery – 311, (512) 494-9400

- Water: Austin Water Utility – (512) 972-0101

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