Southwest Austin features the well-established community of Bear Creek Oaks. The community began development in the 1970s and includes homes with a build date as recently as the early 2000s. There are still some available lots in the community, so there will likely be more modern homes built there. For house shoppers looking for a one-of-a-kind home on a large lot and near all the amenities that make Austin great, this is the perfect community.
Homes in Bear Creek Oaks
Bear Creek Oaks is located near FM 1826 and offers large homesites that can feature abundant trees, creeks or ponds. Since there are a great many trees and open space in the area, homeowners can often spot wildlife on their property like foxes and deer. Homes in the community are custom made, so house hunters will enjoy something new and different with each listing in the community. Outdoor areas often include guest homes, barns and workshops. Homes range in price from around $400K to over $1M.
Amenities and Entertainment
There is a variety of amenities and recreation available to residents of Bear Creek Oaks. The Grey Rock Golf Club offers golf, tennis, dining and a lovely event venue. Circle C Ranch Metropolitan Park has a variety of trails, soccer fields, volleyball and basketball courts and a disc golf course for outdoor recreation. Runners and hikers will enjoy the Slaughter Creek Trail, which is 4.9 miles of trail cutting through the beautiful wildflowers of Southwest Austin.
For more refined, indoor entertainment, locals frequent the nearby Alamo Drafthouse, which offers the latest movie releases as well as a selection of classics. Moviegoers can enjoy dining and drinks at their seats in this full-service theater. Another big benefit of Bear Creek Oaks is its proximity to Downtown Austin and all that the city center has to offer.
Students in Bear Creek Oaks have the advantage of both living in Austin and attending the esteemed Dripping Springs Independent School District. Elementary students will attend Sycamore Springs Elementary. Sycamore Springs Middle services the older students and high school-aged students attend Dripping Springs High School. Nearby private school options include the prestigious Austin Waldorf School and Austin City Academy. For higher education, there is The University of Texas and St. Edward’s University nearby.
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