Since the mid-seventies, Great Hills has developed into a sizable swath of gated communities and luxury apartments nestled into hillsides. The area may have once felt far-flung, but as Austin’s sprawl continues to spread, it provides easy access to the city’s newest retail hubs.
Like its slightly southern sister, Northwest Hills, this pocket of single-family residences is surrounded by unbroken stretches of green.
Zip Code: 78759
MLS Area: 1A
School District: Eanes ISD
Most homes built between: 1980 and 1989
Average Household Income: $109,811
Time to Downtown: 18 Minutes
Time to Airport: 22 minutes
A plethora of cul-de-sacs and dead-end roads fan off from the long main streets, which means many homes back up to forests and creeks.