With the perfect location on Barton Springs Road along Austin’s famed “Restaurant Row”, Barton Place is adjacent to the Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail, next to Zilker Park and Barton Springs Pool. And with Downtown Austin just minutes away, our residents will enjoy the best of both worlds: Urban living, shopping and convenience surrounded by all-natural greenery, streams and a beautiful lake within walking distance.
Lady Bird Lake (formerly named Town Lake) is a major recreation area for the city of Austin. Its banks are bounded by the Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail, and businesses offer recreational watercraft services along the lakefront portion of the trails.
Barton Springs is a set of four natural water springs located on the grounds of Zilker Park.The largest spring, Main Barton Spring (also known as Parthenia, “the mother spring”) supplies water to Barton Springs Pool, a popular recreational destination in Austin.
Zilker Metropolitan Park is a recreational area in the heart of south Austin (near Barton Springs Pool and Lady Bird Lake) that comprises over 350 acres (142 ha) of publicly owned land. It is named after Andrew Jackson Zilker, who donated the land to the city in 1917. The Zilker Botanical Garden, has often been called “the jewel in the heart of Austin”. Rose, herb and Japanese garden are interconnected with streams, waterfalls and Koi-filled ponds.
Whatever your palate is craving, it is all a short walk away. The best barbeque. The coldest margaritas. Life-altering queso. 24-hour dives. The award-winning Austin Java is located right next door, along with the rest of Austin’s best restaurants including Uncle Billy’s, Shady Grove, Romero’s, Chuy’s and more.
Austin has an eclectic array of shops and boutiques. Head to South Congress, or SoCo, for unique and vintage treasures from apparel to jewelry, artwork and more. The Austin area also offers outlet stores that will leave your hands full of can’t-pass-up steals. Experience a few of our favorites now. They may just become yours.
Ever wonder why Austin is known as the Live Music Capital of the World®? The slogan became official in 1991, after it was discovered that Austin had more live music venues per capita than anywhere else in the nation. Today, our city hosts nearly 200 venues and is home to thousands of musicians. Which means you can catch a show any day of the week, at almost any time.