If you long for an Austin country club lifestyle at an affordable price, consider taking a look at the Balcones Village real estate for sale. Surrounding the Balcones Country Club, and with easy access to the Spicewood Golf Course, Balcones Village offers large homes, mainly built in the 70's and 80's, with big lots, mature trees, and plenty of peace and quiet. Many houses have side-entry garages which add a sense of fluidity and consistency to the neighborhood. Architecture is varied with ranch-style homes, split levels, Spanish-inspired homes, brick and stone work, and a few newer homes as well. Balcones Village is served by the highly respected Round Rock ISD, of which 35 out of 44 schools received the “Exemplary” rating, the highest rating awarded by the Texas Education Administration. In addition to the country club, Balcones Village boasts two parks. The beautiful Mountain View Park has picnic benches, sports fields, playgrounds, tennis courts, and gorgeous hiking and jogging trails. Talleyran Park has a baseball field, playground, and hiking trail. Even with the abundance of outdoor activities, Balcones Village is not isolated from the amenities of the city, with easy access to stores and restaurants and a quick drive to two local malls.
Balcones Village real estate for sale ranges from the $ 280's to the low $ 500's. No matter what end of the price spectrum you decide on, homes in this neighborhood offer plenty of space to spread out and multiple bedrooms for large families or those who like to entertain. A search in early 2013 for Balcones Village real estate for sale revealed one home for $ 299,000. Built in 1976, this home offered a classic one-story floor plan. The stucco exterior and the interior arches, stone, and wood details cave this home a true Texas flavor. At 2,781 square feet, this home offered three bedrooms, three baths, a workroom, sunroom, and courtyard – plenty of space to spread out and relax!
At the top price point, a newer home offered a no-less welcoming Texas vibe. With 2,935 square feet, this 2003 home was listed at $ 512,500. With four bedrooms and four baths, this home also offered a game room with bar, workshop space, and a balcony overlooking the golf course and lake. High ceilings with wood supports, pine cabinets, and a long, covered porch cave this renovated home a Hill Country feel.
With these two beautiful homes at either end of the price spectrum, you can find a variety of large, well maintained homes in between. Balcones Village offers beautiful houses, a quiet neighborhood, genteel living, and a price you can afford.