Just west of Camp Mabry, lies the hilltop community of Balcones Park. Located near Mount Bonnell many of the homes in Balcones Park come with a gorgeous shot of the Downtown Austin cityscape. Balcones Park is an established community just minutes from Lake Austin and Downtown Austin. Just a short distance to downtown, close to shopping and dining, upscale homes, and near the best view in town at Mount Bonnell Park, Balcones Park is a community highly-desired by home buyers.
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Balcones Park features incredible luxury homes, many of which have been heavily remodeled. The streets of Balcones Drive and Edgemont Drive are heavily shaded with soaring oak trees creating almost a tunnel of trees. The curb appeal and architecture of homes in Balcones Park is remarkable. With most of the homes built in the 1950s, Balcones Park has a great mid-century vibe that home buyers really enjoy blending with contemporary style. Balcones Park homes for sale can reach well into the millions. The houses in Balcones Park are sizable though with the average being around 3,200 sqft.
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Balcones Park is a higher-end, luxury homes neighborhood surrounded by greenbelts and privacy. The neighborhood is sandwiched between Camp Mabry to the east and Bright Leaf Preserve to the west. Bright Leaf Preserve is a 216 acre Nature Preserve once privately-owned by Georgia Lucas, whom acquired the land in 34 separate real estate transactions. Now passed away, the land is currently owned by the Austin Community Foundation, who carries out Georgia's wishes to share the gorgeous property's natural beauty with everyone. Bright Leaf Preserve leads guided hikes for the public as private expeditions are not allowed.
Perry Park just north of Balcones Park in Highland Park offers resident's some recreation near home. Perry Park was originally a quarry and is part of the Balcones fault zone. Perry Park offers a soccer field, baseball field, playground, two tennis courts, a running track, a basketball hoop, picnic tables, and a pavilion. Perry Park is located behind Highland Park Elementary, with whom it shares a parking lot. The park hosts many events for Balcones Park resident's including an Easter Egg Hunt and movie screenings.
Mount Bonnell Park within Balcones Park community is a five acre park which features some trails, picnic tables, and a long staircase leading to a breath-taking view of Austin's skyline. Another park in the area is Mayfield Park and Nature Preserve known for their wandering peacocks! The 22-acre park also features trails, meandering creeks, ponds, and is the chosen location for art shows, parties, and gardening projects.
Near Balcones Park is one of the only golf spots in the Central Austin area, Lions Municipal Golf Course. Serving players since 1934, the Lions Municipal Golf Course has hosted such notable golfers as Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson, Tom Kite, and Ben Crenshaw. The 6,001 yard, 18-hole course is lined with mature trees and the fairways and greens are well maintained. The Lions Municipal Golf Course hosts two tournaments a year.
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