Homes for Sale in Walnut Creek, TX
Located in Travis County, north of downtown Austin, Walnut Creek is a large, established neighborhood in north Austin, between I-35 to the east, West Braker Lane to the south, and North Lamar Blvd. to the west. Walnut Creek is in the Central time zone and includes the 78753 zip code. Situated 10 miles from both downtown Austin and the University of Texas at Austin campus, it’s 22 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and only four miles from St. David's North Austin Medical Center. Homes for sale in Walnut Creek are priced from $249K to $389K.
Named after the creek that forms the northern border of the community, Walnut Creek was a dairy farm prior to being developed. Walnut Creek real estate consists of one-story bungalow-type houses and single-family houses featuring ranch-style architectural design as well as newly constructed houses and condos. Some Walnut Creek homes for sale have been recently updated while others need renovation, which presents a great investment opportunity for savvy buyers.
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Mostly built in the 1950s through the 1970s, Walnut Creek real estate features large back yards, shaded by mature trees. One of North Austin’s oldest communities classed as a semi-urban neighborhood, and recently named one of the hottest Austin neighborhoods by "Austin Monthly," Walnut Creek has a diverse population, with a mix of younger couples, families, and retirees. Walnut Creek listings usually have three to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, renovated kitchens, and patios opening up to spacious, private back yards.
Walnut Creek homes for sale range in size from 1,536 square feet to 2,492 square feet, with the average size being 1,990 square feet, for an average $164 per square foot, and an average price of $324K. Walnut Creek real estate is sought after due to its affordable homes, large lots, and proximity to downtown Austin as well as to Round Rock and Pflugerville.
Amenities Near Walnut Creek, TX
Walnut Creek residents like to shop at Tech Ridge Center and at The Domain, NorthAustin's rapidly growing entertainment and business center, with luxury boutiques, local restaurants, and other attractions. Residents also catch a flick at iPic Theaters. Only minutes away, downtown Austin offers many other stores, casual and fine dining, nightly live music, cultural events, and frequent festivals.
Nearby, Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park offers a swimming pool, basketball courts, a leash-free area for dogs, and densely wooded hiking trails bordering the creek. In addition, residents enjoy hiking on the popular Copperfield Trail. Walnut Creek residents can take in a round of golf at the Harvey Penick Golf Course.
Children who live in the Walnut Creek community attend public schools of the Austin Independent School District including Walnut Creek Elementary School, Dobie Middle School, and Lanier High School. Nearby private schools include Stepping Stone School and Redeemer Lutheran School. Walnut Creek residents can also take advantage of higher-learning institutions such as the University of Texas at Austin and Austin Community College at Northridge.
Walnut Creek listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own an affordable home, with urban conveniences in a laid-back, suburban setting, and with an easy commute to downtown Austin as well as to Round Rock and Pflugerville.