Balcones Creek, Boerne TX – FAQ Guide

June 27, 2019    By: smarttouchteam

Balcones Creek, Boerne TX – Everything You Want to Know — Frequently Asked Questions Answered


Located just north of San Antonio on the IH-10 corridor, Balcones Creek is one of the most beautiful new home developments in Boerne, TX. Offering the perfect combination of privacy and convenience, Balcones Creek features both traditional stunning 3 and 4 bedroom homes on large, treed homesites in Balcones Creek Estates and luxurious 2 and 3 bedroom low-maintenance garden homes in Balcones Creek Gradens. Explore our FAQs to get answers to your questions about Balcones Creek in the 78006 zip code and discover the top reasons to choose this unique community for your new home.


Balcones Creek Story and Master Plan

Located in an area first settled by German immigrants, Balcones Creek is comprised of four distinct neighborhoods: The Estates, The Preserves featuring 70’ homesites, The Preserves featuring 55’ homesites, and The Gardens.


Award-winning Sitterle Homes, one of the most respected Texas Hill Country home builders, builds in two neighborhoods at Balcones Creek: Balcones Creek Estates and Balcones Creek Gardens.


Balcones Creek Estates: Exquisite Homes on Large, Treed Homesites

Balcones Creek Estates showcases our elegant one and two-story traditional homes. Sitterle Homes began as Texas Hill Country custom home builders, and it shows in every detail of these beautiful homes. Each home is set on a homesite from ¼ to ½ acre, shaded by beautiful mature oak trees.



What are available Balcones Creek Estates floor plans?

We offer twelve spacious floor plans in Balcones Creek Estates, ranging from 2,654 sq. ft. to 3,801 sq. ft. Choose a one or two-story design with 3-4 bedrooms and 3 – 4.5 baths. Each floor plan comes with 3 choices of elevation. View our designs and chose a plan that is right for you!

Available floor plans at Balcones Creek Estates:

BCE Ashbourne

2,635 sq. ft.

3 BR, 2.5 BA, 3 G, 1 Story

From $485k


3,002 sq. ft.

3 BR, 3 BA, 3 G, 1 Story

From $506k

BCE San Marino

3,134 sq. ft.

4 BR, 3.5 BA, 3 G, 1 Story

From $513k

Mansfield with Bonus

3,09 sq. ft.

3 BR, 2.5 BA, 3 G, 2 Stories

From $517k

Verona II

3,199 sq. ft.

4 BR, 3 BA, 3 G, 1 Story

From $518k

Galatino with Bonus

2,816 sq. ft.

4 BR, 4.5 BA, 3 G, 2 Stories

From $521k

BCE Positano

3,347 sq. ft.

4 BR, 3 BA, 3 G, 1 Story

From $533k

BCE Perugia

3,199 sq. ft.

4 BR, 3 BA, 3 G, 1 Story

From $534k

Brentwood with Bonus

3,542 sq. ft.

4 BR, 3 BA, 3 G, 2 Stories

From $542k


3,452 sq. ft.

4 BR, 3.5 BA, 3 G, 1 Story

From $568k

BCE Torino

3,690 sq. ft.

4 BR, 4 BA, 3 G, 2 Stories

From $572k

BCE Montego

3,812 sq. ft.

4 BR, 4 BA, 3 G, 2 Stories

From $583k


What new homes for sale Boerne TX are available now at Balcones Creek Estates?

10138 Descent

2,635 sq. ft.

3 BR, 2.5 BA, 3-car garage

1 story

From $550,340

28931 Bearcat

3,034 sq. ft.

3 BR, 3.5 BA,3-car garage

1 story

From $553,671


Balcones Creek Gardens: Luxurious, Low-Maintenance Garden Homes

Looking for the lock-and-leave convenience of a garden home? Get all the freedom without giving up any of the luxury at Balcones Creek Gardens.


What are the available Balcones Creek Gardens floor plans?

Boerne Texas new home builder Sitterle Homes offers twelve exciting, comfortable floor plans in Balcones Creek Gardens, ranging from 1,826 sq. ft. to 2,635 sq. ft. Choose from one or two-story options with 2 to 3 bedrooms, 2 to 3 baths, and up to a 3-car garage. Each floor plan comes with 3 choices of elevation. Each floor plan is designed for convenience and maximum livability, with features like a large study that can be used as a 4th bedroom or home office, and options including an outdoor kitchen, extended covered patio and outdoor fireplace. View our designs and chose a home that is right for you!

Available floor plans at the Balcones Creek Gardens:



1,826 sq. ft.

2 BR, 2 BA, 2 G

1 story

From $358k


1,937 sq. ft.

3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2 G

 1 Story

From $361k



2,024 sq. ft.

2 BR, 2 BA, 2 G

1 story

From $369k



2,257 sq. ft.

3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2 G

 1 Story

From $369k


2,071 sq. ft.

3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2 G

 1 Story

From $372k


2,164 sq. ft.

3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2 G

 1 Story

From $373k



2,145 sq. ft.

2 BR, 2 BA, 2 G

 1 Story

From $380k




2,368 sq. ft.

3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2 G

 1 Story

From $389k



2,296 sq. ft.

2 BR, 3 BA, 2 G

 1 Story

From $391k




2,372 sq. ft.

3 BR, 3.5 BA, 3 G

1 Story

From $410k




2,635 sq. ft.

3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2 G

 1 Story

From $410k




2,490 sq. ft.

3 BR, 3.5 BA, 2 G

 1 Story

From $417k



What Boerne, TX homes for sale are currently available at Balcones Creek Gardens?

9927 Barefoot Way


2,369 sq. ft.

2 BR, 2.5 BA, 2-car Garage

1 story

From $432,252

9935 Barefoot Way


1.937 sq. ft.

3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2-car Garage

1 story

From $399,161

29131 Bambi Place


2,071 sq. ft.

3 BR, 2.5 BA, 2-car Garage

1 story

From $405,580


What standard features are included in Sitterle Homes luxury garden homes?

Balcones Creek Gardens standard features include:

      • Single-story elegant garden home designs
      • Zero lot line homesites for ultimate privacy
      • Stone and stucco exterior
      • Spacious open-living and kitchen floor plans
      • All lawn and landscaping maintenance provided
      • Advanced fiber-to-home technology
      • Covered patio or loggia
      • Customizable luxury features and finishes



Where is Balcones Creek?

The physical address for Balcones Creek is 28954 Bearcat, Boerne, TX 78006. The community is just north of San Antonio in the IH 10 Corridor – about a 15-minute drive from San Antonio.

From I-10 West: Take I-10 West. Exit Scenic Loop. Take the turnaround. Go approximately 3 miles and turn on Balcones Creek.

From I-35 North: Take I-35 South. Take exit 172 and merge onto TX-1604 West. Merge onto I-10 West towards El Paso. Ecit Scenic Loop. Take the turnaround. Go approximately 3 miles and turn right on Balcones Creek.


Boerne, TX is what county?

Boerne is located in Kendall county, Texas.


How far is Boerne, Texas to San Antonio, TX?

Boerne is 20 miles north of San Antonio.

What community amenities are available at Balcones Creek?

Balcones Creek has all the amenities you’d expect to find in an upscale community, including a beautiful community center and swim center. Homeowners can enjoy both a large lap pool and a smaller walk-in pool with beach for the kids.

Balcones Creek also has some unique amenities. The Community Garden is tended to by gardening enthusiasts who live in Balcones Creek. And the Purple Martin Habitat offers excellent bird watching. The historic Monken House, beautifully restored, gives a fascinating glimpse into how early settlers in the area lived.

Balcones Creek Gardens is bounded by lush greenbelt.


What’s the weather like in Boerne, TX?

As an overview of Boerne, Texas weather, the average annual temperature is approximately 66 degrees. Average annual rainfall is just over 38 inches, with May, June and October seeing the highest amounts of precipitation.

As far as temperatures are concerned for 78006 weather, average high temperatures range from 61 degrees in January to 94 degrees in August. Average overnight lows range from 35 degrees in January to 70 degrees in July.


What health care is available in north San Antonio? 

Balcones Creek is close to several excellent hospitals. Stone Oak is becoming known as a central location for health care. Methodist Stone Oak Hospital is known for using the latest technology in various surgeries, including neuro microsurgery, and for excellent orthopedic surgeons.

Other hospitals in north San Antonio include Baptist Emergency Hospital and North Central Baptist Hospital.


Who are the top employers near Balcones Creek?

The eight largest employers in Kendall County are:

Given its proximity to San Antonio, Esperanza is also an easy commute to several major employers in north San Antonio, such as Lackland Air Force Base and USAA.


What are the top Boerne Texas things to do?

Boerne offers almost endless opportunities to enjoy the natural beauty of the Hill Country and the outdoors. Boerne’s 300-acre City Lake Park has rivers and creeks to paddle and tube, and hiking and biking trails that will satisfy your need for a casual day trip or a rigorous adventure.

Boerne also has parks and trails in town for walking, biking, enjoying a picnic by the Cibolo Creek in River Road ParkGuadalupe River State Park is just 15 minutes away.

Another popular attraction is the Boerne, Texas Cave Without a Name, eleven miles northeast of Boerne. A natural, living cavern, The Cave is filled with spectacular formations of Stalactites, Stalagmites, delicate Soda Straws, Cave Drapery, magnificent Flowstones, Rimstone Dams, and more.  Enjoy a tour of the six major rooms in comfort; 66 degrees year-round, easy walkways, brilliant lighting.

With a combination of dynamic acoustics and an exquisite natural backdrop, both performers and guests declare concerts in the Cave Throne Room as most memorable.

Boerne is also known for its festivals, lively arts scene, and community events.

Boerne is less than 15 miles from San Antonio where you can visit Fiesta Texas, Sea World, The Alamo and The River Walk. It’s the perfect starting point for day trips to many unique local destinations such as Comfort, Bandera, Johnson City, Kerrville, Fredericksburg, New Braunfels and San Marcos.


Where’s the best shopping near Balcones Creek?

Boerne, Texas businesses can be found on the Hill Country Mile. Take a stroll and check out the locally owned boutique clothing stores, unique art galleries, home décor and antiques.

And it’s only a short drive to San Antonio, where you’ll find endless shopping. Examples include the upscale mall, The Shops at La Cantera. The Village at Stone Oak Shopping Center is also close by, with shops that include Target, Hobby Lobby, Home Goods, and PetCo.


What are the Boerne Texas best restaurants?

Although Boerne is known for its traditional German cuisine, you can find everything from Boerne, Texas BBQ to pizza to Mexican food in this charming town.

A few of the most popular local restaurants are:

      • The Creek Restaurant is known for seafood, steak, and outstanding service.
      • The Dodging Duck Brewhaus is a popular Boerne, Texas brewery, with everything from German fare to Thai food and of course, a variety of beer.
      • Little Gretel Restaurant is a popular choice for Boerne Texas breakfast and brunch. They serve Czech and German food, but they’re also known for great burgers.
      • Valeria Ristorante Italiano gets rave reviews for the freshness of its food and excellent service.


What fitness facilities are close to Balconces Creek?

Fitness enthusiasts will find a wide variety of workouts in Boerne.

      • Planet Fitness is open 24 hours. Members love the cleanliness of the club, and the specialty classes like Silver Sneakers.
      • The Boerne Hill Country Family YMCA offers a variety of fitness classes, a diverse selection of equipment, and child care.
      • 24/7 Health & Fitness has classes from Abs to Zumba. Members appreciate the reasonable membership prices.
      • Specialized Fitness offers great boot camp classes, as well as Summer Speed and Agility camps for kids.
      • Ninja City is inspired by the American Ninja Warrior competitions. Classes are available for Ninjas of all ages, and there are also summer camps for kids ages 5 to 14.


What schools are available to Balcones Creek residents?

Students in Balcones Creek are served by the excellent Boerne ISD, which is consistently ranked one of the top school districts in Texas.

Children in kindergarten through 5th grade attend Kendall Elementary School, located on Old San Antonio Road. Boerne Middle School South is a Texas recognized school. Boerne-Samuel V. Champion High School is located on Charger Boulevard near Kendall County Fairgrounds Road.