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Onion Creek Subdivision ♦ South Austin Golf ♦ Homes for Sale ♦ Real Estate

Homes for Sale ♦ Onion Creek Subdivision ♦ Southeast Austin

The section that follows displays MLS listings of homes and condos for sale in Onion Creek. For more information, call or text Jim at 512.913.1557.

Nearby Featured Heart of Austin Homes Neighborhoods The sign at the entry to the beautiful Onion Creek golf community in South Austin.

Addison Bradshaw Crossing Colorado Crossing Crossing at Onion Creek Easton Park ♦ Goodnight Ranch ♦ Legends Way at Onion Creek McKinney Heights Onion Creek Parkside at Slaughter Creek Reserve at McKinney Falls ♦ Ridge at Slaughter ♦ Vista Point

Onion Creek Subdivision ♦ Southeast Austin Location

  • Zip Code: Austin, TX 78747
  • Austin MLS Area: SC (South Central)
  • Neighborhood Location: The Onion Creek subdivision is located in South Austin on the east side of IH-35, just south of the Southpark Meadows retail center and the Parkside at Slaughter Creek subdivision. The main entrance to Onion Creek is from the IH-35 feeder at Onion Creek Blvd. There are additional entrances from the feeder at Boca Raton Dr., and on the east side of the neighborhood from Bradshaw Rd. Onion Creek has easy access to points north (Austin) and south (San Marcos and San Antonio), and to lots of shopping, eating and entertainment (including the large Southpark Meadows retail and residential development).
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Onion Creek Southeast Austin ♦ Real Estate Market ♦ 2011-2019

The table that follows is designed to give you an overview of real estate market activity in South/Southeast Austin's Onion Creek subdivision. This data includes sales of condos and also homes in the Legends Way neighborhood. 

 ONION CREEK Austin ♦ Real Estate Market Data ♦ 2011-2019


# of Homes Sold

Median Sales Price

Avg. Sales Price

Sales PriceRange

Avg. Days on Mkt.

Age of Homes Sold

Sq. Ft. of Homes Sold

2011 55 $259,000 $244,401 $115,430-$364,900 128 1974-2008 1,207-4,507
2012 76 $268,750 $273,996 $132,000-$550,000 93 1974-2012 1,207-5,300
2013 83 $280,000 $290,625 $132,000-$615,000 65 1974-2013 1,089-4,889
2014 64 $312,500 $305,769 $149,000-$548,300 64 1974-2011 1,207-4,194
2015 98 $321,000 $316,473 $155,000-$472,000 54 1974-2014 1,334-7,200
2016 92 $317,250 $320,367 $160,900-$597,650 50 1974-2016 1,207-4,677
2017 122 $310,450 $333,147 $249,900-$570,000 47 1974-2017 1,643-4,280
2018 85 $355,000 $365,871 $245,000-$599,000 55 1975-2018 1,741-4,624
2019 72 $379,450 $389,474 $270,000-$583,599 76 1974-2019 1,864-4,113

Onion Creek Austin real estate data from the Austin Board of Realtors, 1/1/2011 - 12/31/2019.
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Onion Creek Neighborhood ♦ Homes and Features

Homes & Neighborhood Features ♦ Onion Creek

Onion Creek features wide streets and Families who want to live in Onion Creek can choose between condos, garden or townhomes and single-family residences. As can be seen in the market data above, there is a wide variation in the sizes of homes, and in their prices, which range from the mid-$100s to over $500k.

Another development that is part of Onion Creek (Legends Way at Onion Creek) was begun in 2014, and is now complete. It was begun by RSI Homes, then finished by William Lyon Homes

The first homes of over 1,200 homes in Onion Creek were built in the mid-1970s, making the subdivision around 35 years old. The variety of home styles in Onion Creek, when put together with the stately trees, green yards, golf-course views and neighborhood amenities, make this one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in the Austin area!

Shopping, Eating, Entertainment and Outdoor Activities Near Onion Creek

Onion Creek is very near Southpark Meadows, one of the newest shopping, eating and entertainment developments in the Austin area. This huge development is anchored by major retail outlets like WalMart, Target, JC Penneys, OfficeMax, Marshall's, and The RoomStore, and by eating places like Chili's, Jason's Deli and ChickFilA (three of our favorites). Southpark Meadows also offers The Grove, a playgound for children and place for families to enjoy live Austin music, a movie theater for movie buffs, an auto repair place, banks and much more. With its many options, Southpark Meadows is a "go to" place for many.

There are also plenty of other outlets available, such as the Cabela's Outdoor store in Buda and a Home Depot and Lowe's just north of Onion Creek on IH-35. For outdoor enthusiasts, the Mary Moore Searight Metro Park, a 300+ acre offering of the City of Austin, is just to the west on W. Slaughter Ln. It has many features including picnic facilities, an 18-hole disc golf course, and basketball courts.

Onion Creek is a short drive from the 744-acre McKinney Falls State Park which opened in South Austin in 1976. The park features and has facilities for camping, hiking, road- and mountain-biking, fishing, family outings like picnics, and more. Onion Creek runs through the park.

The Onion Creek Club ♦ Golf, Tennis, Swimming

One of the beautiful holes on the Onion Creek Club golf course.The primary amenity of Onion Creek is the Onion Creek Club, a private club for residents of Onion Creek. The Club and the development take their name after the creek that meanders through the the midst of the neighborhood. The Onion Creek golf course features 27 beautiful holes of golf that are lined by towering oak, pecan and cypress trees, and by, in many places, lovely homes. The Club was founded in 1974 by golfing great Jimmy Demeret, who won the Masters Championship on three occasions. He also designed the original 18 holes of the golf course. Ben Crenshaw was one of the designers of the last 9 holes in the mid 1990s. The Onion Creek Club is the birthplace of the PGA Champions (formerly Senior) Tour, serving as host of the Legends of Golf Tournament for 11 years starting in the late 1970s. It also hosted an LPGA tournament for several years. The course presents a challenge for golfers of all skill levels.

Other features of the Onion Creek Club include a junior Olympic swimming pool, a large and active tennis center, fitness center, and facilities for dining and meetings. Membership in the Club is not required of residents, but many residents choose to belong.

Neighborhood Parks ♦ Onion Creek Austin

This lake adds to the beauty of the Onion Creek Austin neighborhood!Onion Creek neighborhood features two parks that can be enjoyed by residents: Edward M. Sullivan Park and Ballybunion Park. The Sullivan Park, the larger of the two, has a basketball court, softball field, play equipment for children, and picnic facilities. The other park features a gazebo, some picnic tables and a grill for those family and friend get-togethers.

Onion Creek ♦ Homeowner's Association (HOA)

Membership in the Onion Creek Homeowners Association is required. The HOA website contains a lot of useful information for homeowners. Among the things the HOA fees cover are landscaping of common neighborhood areas, handling of trash, and round-the-clock security patrol of the subdivision.

There is a separate association for owners of Onion Creek condominiums.

Public Schools for Onion Creek Students

Students attend schools of the Austin Independent School District. It is always wise to verify current schools with AISD since they can change from year to year.

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