Barton Creek and Lost Creek Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Texas
Barton Creek and Lost Creek are upscale communities located just 10 miles west of downtown Austin. Real estate options consist of single-family homes, condominiums, townhouses and land for custom building. Barton Creek is well-known for its golf courses, designed by Tom Fazio, Ben Crenshaw and Arnold Palmer. This area provides property owners with automatic social memberships but they may purchase golf memberships separately. Additionally, residents can play tennis on 12 lighted courts, work out at the Fitness Center, enjoy spa treatments or swim in the pool. Dining options here range from elegant to regional specialties to snack bar fare. The Barton Creek community was designed to preserve the beauty of the Texas Hill Country, offering scenic trails, greenbelts and open space. The Barton Creek Preserve, on the southern banks of Barton Creek, protects the habitats of endangered species.
Lost Creek is a well established community with two neighborhood parks, 16 lighted tennis courts, several pools and a swim team, a fitness center with spa treatment options and the Lost Creek Country Club. The 18-hole golf course was designed in 1970 by Dave Bennett, Fellow for the American Society of Golf Course Architects. The community has easy access to the Barton Creek Greenbelt and residents actively participate in their community or voluntary neighborhood associations. Children living in Barton and Lost Creek neighborhoods attend outstanding schools primarily in the Austin, Eanes, Marble Falls or Dripping Springs School Districts.
Barton Creek is comprised of many neighborhoods, with the average single-family home priced in the mid-$700,000s. Barton Creek Ranch homes start in the mid-$200,000s. Barton Creek Ridge homes are priced from $1 million and up. Lost Creek homes are priced from the low $300,000s. Condominiums and townhouses in Barton Creek start in the mid-$200,000s, as do units in Lost Creek. There are land parcels available at both Lost Creek and Barton Creek for custom building.
Barton Creek and Lost Creek Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of March 2nd, 2015: homes priced around $738,140 compared to $704,672 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +5%. For Monday, March 2nd, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.92%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.00%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.23%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.06%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Barton Creek and Lost Creek TX. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Barton Creek and Lost Creek to help you find the best home!