Located in Travis County, North Creek is a small, established neighborhood in north central Austin. Positioned between East Applegate Drive to the north, North Lamar Boulevard to the west, Interstate 35 to the east, and East Rundberg Lane to the south, North Creek is in the Central time zone and uses the 78753 zip code.
Situated seven miles from the University of Texas at Austin, nine miles from downtown Austin, and 18 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it’s only five miles to St. David's North Austin Medical Center and seven miles to the Capital MetroRail’s Howard Lane station. A Capital Metro bus stop is located near the entrance of the North Creek neighborhood. Homes for sale in North Creek are priced from $183K to $300K.
Close to major employers like IBM and Apple, North Creek real estate consists of single-family, one-story and two-story houses with ranch-style and traditional-style architectural designs. North Creek listings usually have stone, brick, and stucco exteriors, open floor plans, and special touches such as foyers and vaulted ceilings. Some North Creek homes for sale have scenic views of the nearby greenbelt.
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Built in the 1970s, North Creek real estate features charming homes framed by tall trees and open porches, patios, and decks. North Creek listings usually have three to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, combined living and dining areas, breakfast bars, attached two-car garages, and private, fenced back yards.
Just nine miles northeast of downtown Austin, North Creek listings ranges in size, averaging 1,100 square feet, at an average $202 per square foot. North Creek real estate is sought after due to its affordable homes in a centrally located neighborhood, close to downtown Austin.
North Creek residents shop at The Shops at Arbor Walk, Northcross Shopping Center, Gateway Shopping Center, The Domain in North Austin, The Arboretum at Great Hills, and Round Rock Premium Outlets. They dine at local restaurants such as Bartlett's, Kiefer's Café, Trudy's, and Chuy's, 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.
A mile away, just across Lamar Boulevard, Quail Creek Park 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 Scofield Farms Neighborhood Park has volleyball courts, sports fields, picnic areas, and walking, jogging, and cycling trails. 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.
The Beverly Sheffield Northwest District Park, set along Shoal Creek, provides three swimming pools, two fishing piers, tennis and basketball courts, sports fields, playground, barbeque pits, picnic areas, and walking, jogging, and cycling trails. North Creek homeowners can take in a round of golf at the Valley Oak Golf Club, three miles away from North Creek homes for sale, or Great Hills Country Club, eight miles away.
Children who live in the North Creek neighborhood attend public schools of the Austin Independent School District (ISD) including Guerrero-Thompson Elementary School, Dobie Middle School, and Lanier High School, known for a variety of programs and clubs like a health sciences institute and Spanish theater program. Nearby private schools include Paragon Prep, Stepping Stone School, Bright Horizons Family Center at Braker Lane, St. Francis Catholic School, Brentwood Christian School, Our Savior Lutheran School, and Griffin School. North Creek 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.
North Creek listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own an affordable home, in a centrally located neighborhood, close to downtown Austin.
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