Barton Springs Estates is set in the natural beauty of huge oaks and rolling hills providing a welcome retreat from a busy schedule. This 425+ acre master planned development is situated in a wooded area surrounding and overlooking Barton Springs Lake, a 25 acre reservoir built in the early 1900's. The property is level to gently sloping with a variety of native trees accenting beautiful building sites. The subdivision's close proximity to Longview and Gilmer give residents easy access to shopping, recreation, medical and employment centers. Gilmer ISD has TEA "Recognized" rated elementary.
Taxing entities are: Upshur County, Gilmer ISD, Upshur County Rural Fire District. Please contact the Upshur County Appraisal District office at 903-843-3041 for tax rates.
Utilities services available through:
Upshur Rural Electric Co-op
Bi-County Water Supply
Etex Telephone (also offers TV and Hi-Speed Internet)
IESI waste disposal service
Each homeowner is responsible for installing an individual aerobic septic sytem as approved by Upshur County.
Gilmer Fire Department and Upshur County Sheriff Department.
While we do our best to provide accurate information about availability of services, sometimes things change. We strongly suggest that you verify the services you require are in fact available to the property you are considering.
From Longview, go north on Highway 300 (Gilmer Road), right on FM 726, left on FM 1650. Go approximately 3 miles to property on both sides of the road. Alternate Longview route: Go north on Highway 259, left onto FM 1650, then 9 miles to Barton Springs Estates on both sides of road. Turn on Teal then Pintail for Phase 3 or turn on Cardinal then Widgeon for Phase 4.
From Gilmer, go east on Highway 154 approximately 4 miles to property at intersection of FM 1650. Signs should be visible.
Restrictions have been recorded to maintain the integrity of the neighborhood. All sites are restricted to custom site-built homes. Minimum square footage is 1,800 sf of living area. Mobile homes are not permitted. Per the Homeowner Association, dues are $235 per year per lot for 7/1/19-7/1/20.
NOTE: After clicking on the links above, a pdf file should download to your computer. In the Complete Restrictions document, scroll down to view any addendums, amendments or restrictions for subsequent phases.