Featured neighborhood: Take a closer look at Barton Creek


Barton Creek opened in 1987 and has become a major golf destination due to its four championship courses. Since the opening of Barton Creek Resort & Spa, the neighborhood has added 18 unique gated communities with over 1,000 existing and new homes with new lots still available. Homes range in size from 2,000-square-foot luxury golf course condominiums all the way up to estates with 15,000 square feet or more.

Build-out year: not built out

Square footage: 1,897-16,000+

Home values: $600,000-$5 million+

HOA dues (estimated): $640-$4,000 annually

Amenities: There are four golf courses offering members access to what is considered a destination resort. Barton Creek has indoor and outdoor pools, a tennis center and spa.

Schools: Austin ISD: Oak Hill Elementary School, O’Henry Middle School, Austin High School

Property taxes: There are five property tax rates in Barton Creek, from $1.85-$2.44, depending on which water/sewer utility is used. The highest tax rate is shown here:

Travis County 0.354200

Travis County MUD No. 5: 0.59000

Travis County ESD No. 3: 0.10000

Travis County Healthcare District: 0.106221

Austin ISD: 1.192000

Austin Comm. College District: 0.104800
Total (per $100 valuation) 2.447221

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Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.
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