Nearby featured Heart of Austin Homes neighborhoods include ...
Barker Ranch at Shady Hollow ♦ Bauerle Ranch ♦ Bridges at Bear Creek ♦ Brodie Heights ♦ Brodie Springs ♦ Gabardine ♦ Hillcrest ♦ Hills of Bear Creek ♦ Oak Parke ♦ Ravenscroft ♦ Reserve at Lynnbrook ♦ Shady Hollow ♦ Southland Oaks ♦ The Estates of Bauerle Ranch ♦ The Estates of Shady Hollow
Bridges at Bear Creek Subdivision ♦ Location
- Zip Code: Austin, TX 78748
- Austin MLS Area: SWE (Austin Southwest Region)
- Subdivision Location: The Bridges at Bear Creek subdivision is located near the south end of Brodie Lane in S/SW Austin. Take W. Slaughter Lane from either Mopac (Loop 1) or IH-35, then turn south on Brodie Lane. Follow Brodie Lane through Shady Hollow to the entrances to the neighborhood. The subdivision is also referred to as the Bridges of Bear Creek.
- More Neighborhood Info: Scroll down the page to learn more about the Bridges at Bear Creek neighborhoods.
Bridges at Bear Creek ♦ Homes for Sale
The home search that follows displays current MLS listings of homes for sale in the Bridges at Bear Creek subdivision in South-Southwest Austin. If you have a question, or want a NO Pressure Appointment to see homes in the Bridges of Bear Creek, call Jim at 512.913.1557.
Bridges at Bear Creek ♦ Real Estate Market Activity ♦ 2009-2013
The data in the table below are intended to give you an overview of Bridges at Bear Creek home sales activity for the past 5 years. The first subdivision sales that were recorded in the Austin MLS were in August 2008. Homes not listed for sale in the Austin MLS are not reflected in the data.
BRIDGES AT BEAR CREEK Austin ♦ Real Estate Market Data ♦ 2009-2013
# of Homes Sold
Median Sales Price
Avg. Sales Price
Sales Price Range
Avg. Days on Mkt.
Age of Homes Sold
Sq. Ft. of Homes Sold
||2008 to 2009
||2,014 to 4,309
||2008 to 2010
||2,130 to 3,850
||2008 to 2011
||2,010 to 4,285
||2008 to 2012
||1,938 to 4,413
||2008 to 2013
||1,800 to 4,384
Bridges at Bear Creek real estate market data from the Austin Board of Realtors, 1/1/09 - 12/31/13.
Bridges at Bear Creek ♦ Neighborhood Features ♦ Builders
Bridges at Bear Creek ♦ Builders, Homes & Neighborhood Features
In January 2013, new homes are still being built in the Bridges at Bear Creek. The builders include Buffington Homes, Megatel Homes, Mercedes Premier Homes and Scott Felder Homes. Homes in this community include some builder "spec" homes, a good selection of "to-be-built" builder models, and an occasional resale home. Community home sites include 50' (east side of Brodie Lane), 60', 1/2-acre, and 1-acre lots. The larger lots are in an estates section.
Two new sections of this community are being developed in early 2013.
These builders offer many variations of home sizes, elevations and floor plans, in homes that have either one or two stories. Home buyers can purchase homes that have from 2,014 sq. ft. to over 4,500 sq. ft. of living space.
Home features vary by builder and builder plan, but all homes in Bridges at Bear Creek have many high-end features that add beauty, living convenience and energy efficiency. Many of the homesites have mature trees. Some homes back up to green areas.
The Bridges at Bear Creek has no neighborhood amenities, such as a community pool. The beauty of the Bridges at Bear Creek is enhanced by the stone walls along the east and west sides of Brodie Lane.
Bridges at Bear Creek ♦ Area Amenities
Shopping, Eating, Entertainment: Nearby places for shopping, entertainment and dining include Shady Hollow Village (W. Slaughter and Brodie), The Shops at Arbor Trails (Mopac and Wm. Cannon) and Southpark Meadows (I-35 and W. Slaughter).
Outdoor Enjoyment: Grey Rock Golf Course and Plum Creek Golf Club, the Veloway (rollerblading and bicycling), Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and the Metro (Circle C) and Dick Nichols Parks.
Taxes & HOA ♦ Bridges at Bear Creek ♦ South Austin
Taxes in the Bridges at Bear Creek are assessed by a number of taxing entities, including Travis County, AISD, the City of Austin and Austin Community College. 2012 tax rates totaled $2.38 per $100 of property value. Tax rates usually change from year to year.
Membership in the Bridges at Bear Creek Homeowners Association (HOA) is mandatory. Per current MLS listings (January 2013), HOA fees vary quite a bit depending on which section of the neighborhood a home has been purchased.
Bridges at Bear Creek South Austin ♦ Utility Providers
Water/Sewer/Trash: City of Austin
Electricity: Pedernales Electric Cooperative
Natural Gas: Texas Gas Service
Cable/Phone: AT&T, Time Warner
Helpful Phone Numbers (utility providers, non-emergency)
Video Tour ♦ Bridges at Bear Creek Subdivision
The video that follows is aimed at giving you a visual introduction to the Bridges at Bear Creek: homes, neighborhood, etc. Click on the image to begin your tour. Enjoy!
Bridges at Bear Creek South Austin ♦ Public Schools for Students
Students living in the Bridges at Bear Creek learn the 3 R's at schools operated by the Austin Independent School District. For the 2012-2013 school year, the following schools were assigned to Bridges at Bear Creek students:
- Elementary School: Baranoff (Grades K-5 ♦ 12009 Buckingham Gate, Austin, TX 78748 ♦ 512/841-7100)
- Middle School: Bailey (Grades 6-8 ♦ 4020 Lost Oasis Hollow, Austin, TX 78739 ♦ 512/414-4990)
- High School: Bowie (Grades 9-12 ♦ 4103 Slaughter Ln., Austin, TX 78749 ♦ 512/414-5247)
Prospective homeowners should verify the current school assignments with the Austin ISD, since school attendance boundaries are occasionally redrawn.