Homes for Sale in The Foothills, TX
The elegant Hill Country gated community of The Foothills is located within the Barton Creek North Master Planned Community in West Austin. This enclave of exclusive executive estates is built into the gently rolling hills and fairways that dominate this area of Austin.
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Discover The Foothills Real Estate
The homes for sale in The Foothills are built along the curvature of the countryside with homes placed to take advantage of the natural beauty of the terrain. The average lot sizes are one acre or more. The Foothills real estate retains its exclusivity with only forty-five of these spacious lots. These estates are mainly one or two story custom built homes that have a European countryside aesthetic or modeled on a modern Georgian Colonial with large columns and balconies with cast-iron railings. Lush landscaping with strategically placed lighting highlights unique features like reflecting pools or pathways leading to the private courtyard or large porches.
The Foothills homes for sale are five-thousand square feet and upward proving ample space for growing families and invited guests. Enchanting from the moment the front door opens to soaring ceilings, curved staircases, and arched doorways. Huge floor-to-ceiling windows frame the breathtaking views and bathe the room in natural light. Top of the line interior design features wide plank hardwood flooring, designer color palates, under-mount lighting and large fireplaces that blend into the stylistic tone of the home. State-of-the-art technology is seamlessly integrated throughout the property and many are wired with Smart House control panels and high-speed internet. Gourmet kitchens are designed to be a gathering place featuring large islands wrapped in quartz or granite with a waterfall profile. Chef style appliances, coffee stations, glass enclosed temperature controlled wine cellars and large pantries are just some of the hallmarks within homes for sale in The Foothills. Many of these expansive homes have full media centers, backyard guest cottages, and game rooms.
The private family spaces are designed for a variety of inhabitants, with some having dual master bedrooms on first and second stories to accommodate extended family or guests. Extra-wide hallways flowing between the rooms are a perfect canvas for an art alcove, trophy display or a photo collage while also giving a sense of grandeur. Thoughtful planning of every detail makes a perfect space for creating lasting family memories.
Resort style backyards were created for entertaining with large freeform or infinity pools surrounded by large trees that provide natural shade. Covered patios with an adjacent outdoor kitchen and dining pavilion expand the entertainment options. Under the canopy of stars in the Texas sky, the water will shimmer with LED lights for late night swimming or relax in the soothing spa.
Amenities Near The Foothills, TX
The Foothills real estate sites are between two of the most prestigious golf courses in Texas. Both designed by the renowned golf architect Tom Fazio, each course offers a unique experience. Fazio Canyons was the first to be certified as an Audubon International Signature Sanctuary for incorporating existing legacy copses of Texas Live Oak into the course. Fazio Foothills incorporates the peaks and valleys of the sloped hillside into the 18-hole Par 72 challenging course, causing Golf Channel’s Matt Ginella to proclaim “Best described as a roller-coaster ride through the Texas Hill Country, without the screaming.”
The entrance to The Foothills is along Lost Creek Boulevard that leads to the Loop 360 that is lined with shops, dining, and services. Barton Creek Square has over 180 stores and entertainment venues including a Dillards, Apple, and a 14 screen IMAX theater. Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, H-E-Bm and Randall’s grocery stores are within a short drive of The Foothills.
Whether it’s a late lunch at the 8212 Wine Bar & Grille, family dinner at Rudy’s Country Store and BBQ, or grabbing something off the secret menu at Torchy’s Tacos on the way to a free concert at Long Center, the variety of dining choices close to The Foothills is endless.
Community Resources in The Foothills
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