Located in Travis County, Bowling Green is a small, established neighborhood in north central Austin, off Burnet Road. Positioned between Highway 183 and Polaris Avenue to the north, Burnet Road to the west, Putnam Drive to the east, and Doris Drive to the south, Bowling Green is in the Central time zone and uses the 78757 zip code.
Situated six miles from the University of Texas at Austin, 10 miles from downtown Austin, and 16 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it’s only seven miles to Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas and nine miles to Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas. Homes for sale in Bowling Green are priced from $200K to $350K.
Close to major employers like IBM and Apple, Bowling Green real estate consists of about 60 single-family, one-story houses with ranch-style architectural design. Bowling Green listings usually have brick exteriors with painted wood siding. Some Bowling Green homes for sale have been recently updated while others need renovation, which presents a great investment opportunity for savvy buyers.
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Built in the 1960s and 1970s, Bowling Green real estate features modest homes fronted by large lawns, on quarter-acre lots. Bowling Green listings usually have two to three bedrooms, one to two bathrooms, large picture windows, carports or single-car garages, and fenced back yards shaded by tall trees.
Just 10 miles north of downtown Austin, Bowling Green listings range in size from 1,200 square feet to 2,500 square feet, averaging 1,152 square feet, at an average $282 per square foot, and an average price of $325K. Bowling Green real estate is sought after due to its affordable homes in a centrally located, popular neighborhood, close to downtown Austin.
Bowling Green homeowners shop at The Shops at Arbor Walk, Northcross Shopping Center, Gateway Shopping Center, The Domain, and The Arboretum in North Austin and dine at local restaurants such as Bartlett's, Kiefer's Café, Trudy's, and Chuy's. They go ice skating at the Northcross Center or catch a flick at the Regal Cinemas Gateway 16 and IMAX. A short bus ride or drive away, downtown Austin offers many other retail stores, casual and fine dining, nightly live music, cultural events, and frequent festivals.
Less than two miles away from Bowling Green homes for sale is the Beverly Sheffield Northwest District Park, set along Shoal Creek, with three swimming pools, two fishing piers, tennis and basketball courts, sports fields, playground, barbeque pits, picnic areas, and walking, jogging, and cycling trails. Three miles away is Quail Creek Park, which offers a walking, jogging, and cycling trail, volleyball court, barbeque pits, and playground and picnic areas that are shaded by a large grove of hackberry trees.
The 293-acre Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park provides swimming pools, basketball and volleyball courts, sports fields, playgrounds, barbeque pits, picnic areas, and scenic walking, jogging, and cycling trails. Bowling Green homeowners can take in a round of golf at the Valley Oak Golf Club or Great Hills Country Club, both five miles away from Bowling Green homes for sale.
Children who live in the Bowling Green neighborhood attend public schools of the Austin Independent School District (ISD) including Wooten Elementary School, Burnet Middle School, within walking distance of Bowling Green homes for sale, and Lanier High School. Nearby private schools include Paragon Prep, Stepping Stone School, Bright Horizons Family Center at Braker Lane, St. Francis Catholic School, and Brentwood Christian School, and Griffin School. Bowling Green residents can also take advantage of higher-learning institutions such as the University of Texas at Austin, Concordia University Texas, and Austin Community College, Northridge.
Bowling Green listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own an affordable home, in a centrally located, popular neighborhood, close to downtown Austin.
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