Balcones Park is a small neighborhood of larger than average 1950’s ranch and mid-century modern homes on larger than average lots between Lake Austin and Camp Mabry. Balcones Park is known for it’s mature landscaping, old oak trees and sloping lots. The neighborhood is perfect for someone looking for a more secluded and private home due to the size of the individual lots. It is still a very central neighborhood, with easy access to Lake Austin and Mount Bonnell. Recently, modern new construction mansions have replaced some of the Mount Bonnell. Recently, modern new construction mansions have replaced some of the 1950's ranch style homes giving the neighborhood a more diverse choice of housing styles. The Balcones Park neighborhood borders Tarrytown to the north, and is the premier neighborhood in the 78731 zipcode.