Balcones Woods

by | Feb 17, 2013 | Neighborhoods | 0 comments

Balcones Woods is a North Austin neighborhood located East of 183 between Braker and Duval off Balcones Woods Drive.  This small community is coveted for its location, which is convenient to employers both in Austin and Round Rock, its schools, and its suburban feel.
Apartments in Balcones Woods range from $615 for a 460 square foot one bedroom, one bath, to $1650 for a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom 1,019 square foot townhouse style unit.  There is bus service for both Cap Metro and the UT shuttle within walking distance, so the area is also popular with students.
Balcones Woods has direct access to 183, and is just minutes from Mopac, Loop 360 and I-35.  Area employers include Seton Northwest Hospital, Dell, which is just north in Round Rock, and Apple, who is expanding their operations very nearby.
For shopping and dining, both the Arboretum and the Domain are just a few minutes away.
If you’re hungry, the Arboretum features delicious restaurants like Brio Tuscan Grille, which features Tuscan-inspired Italian food and fun specials like $5.00 Martini Wednesdays and $5.00 wine and drink specials throughout the week.  What better way to beat a case of the Mondays or get over the hump of hump day?
For shopping for the wee ones, The Arboretum has Gymboree, which features adorable clothing that will last for kiddos from birth to age 12 and Janie and Jack, which has precious high-end outfits  that will keep the little one in your life looking good from birth to middle school.
Looking to take in a movie?  Regal Arbor Cinema shows art movies in a comfortable, high-end setting.  Don’t have to worry about sticky popcorn soaked floors or screaming rug rats at this theater!
If you prefer a more luxury setting for your shopping and dining experience, head up and over to The Domain.  Here, you can enjoy high end retailers like Tiffany’s, where you can fantasize about getting one of those sweet little jewels in the famous robin’s egg blue box.
Anthropologie has all the latest trends you’ve seen in Lucky or In Style, not only for yourself but also for your home.  You’ll feel like a starlet in their beautiful clothing and taking a spin in the dressing room is fun even if your pocketbook is more Walmart than Neiman Marcus.
Ready to have a truly unique movie watching experience?  IPic Theaters allows you to watch a first run movie in a reclining lazy boy chair with a blanket if you want one, while eating gourmet food and sipping on hand-crafted cocktails.  The ticket price reflects the cushy experience, but aren’t you worth it?
Welcome home to Balcones Woods, where you can enjoy all that Austin has to offer!

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