Barton Hills

Welcome to Barton Hills

A trendy neighborhood with beautiful parks and lots of places to dine and shop


Barton Hills is a hip neighborhood in Austin, Texas. Many consider it one of the best communities for families to live in the metropolitan area, and it also attracts many professionals. It is an active community with a bustling atmosphere and a peaceful environment to escape from the hustle and bustle of commercial districts. Its property selection consists of up-to-date and well-maintained homes, ranging from chic condominiums to lavish estates. 


With nature trails, athletic fields, botanical gardens, and swimming pools, the Barton Hills neighborhood has endless recreational opportunities. There are also great places to dine, cool shops to check out, and awesome festivals to attend, making it a place with something for everyone. Located just 10 minutes from downtown Austin, it is a prime location for commuters. As one of Austin’s most desirable communities, Barton Hills is a lovely place to live. 


What to Love

  • Lush parks and beautiful outdoor spaces 
  • A trendy neighborhood with a community-oriented atmosphere 
  • Scrumptious eateries and delicious restaurants 
  • Convenient location close to commercial districts and seasonal festivals 
  • Recreational centers and athletic facilities 

Local Lifestyle

Life in Barton Hills is fun and down-to-earth. Residents have everything they need within the neighborhood without ever having to stray too far from home. The ample destinations to find entertainment, recreation, and leisure keep people leading an active lifestyle. As a perfect blend of residential and urban, the community's quality of life is high. 


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The Barton Hills neighborhood is loaded with upbeat establishments and unique venues to check out. There is a vibrant culinary scene full of bold international flavors. One of the hottest places that community members adore is Broken Spoke. With comfort food, cold beer, live music, and lots of dancing, it’s a superb spot to spend a night on the town. The giant burritos and Tex-Mex dishes at Chuy’s make it a popular spot for locals. For some of the best seafood in the area, dinner at Salt Traders Coastal Cooking never disappoints. Lots of fantastic restaurants and eateries are located close to the neighborhood as well, such as Uchi, which serves fresh sushi and Japanese specialties. 


As far as shopping goes, there are fabulous options in Barton Hills and in its vicinity for residents to choose from. There are many stylish boutiques, specialty stores, department stores, supermarkets, and pharmacies. Major retail complexes are also nearby, offering tons of high-end brands in everything from apparel to technology to home decor and more. Barton Creek Square can be reached in under 10 minutes, featuring a huge directory of stores and many places to dine.


Things to Do

There are loads of fun things for residents and visitors to do in the Barton Hills neighborhood. Those who enjoy the great outdoors love spending their days under the shining Texas sun in the spectacular Barton Creek Greenbelt. With miles of hiking and biking trails and places to fish and swim, this natural oasis is a wonderful place to explore the environment. 


Locals also love visiting the nearby Zilker Metropolitan Park and swimming in Barton Springs Pool. Within the park, strolling through the colorful Zilker Botanical Gardens makes for a pleasant experience. 


There are also loads of social gatherings and seasonal festivals that are always a blast to attend. Austin City Limits Music Festival brings world-famous artists to the community for days of performances and fills the area with excitement. The Blues on the Green Festival is a favorite event, attracting thousands of people for good music with lots of fun food. 



Residents of Barton Hills have a blend of public and private schools to choose from. Students attend the Austin Independent School District, which fosters academic achievement by offering features such as top-of-the-line equipment and small class sizes. 




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