Querencia at Barton Creek is one of the most desirable independent senior living communities in Austin, Texas – and for good reason. Upscale amenities, exhilarating views and carefully curated services let residents enjoy a carefree and enriching lifestyle where their every desire is met. In fact, we are one of just three senior living communities in Texas to earn a 5-star rating in every category from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
Located in west Austin, Texas our 38-acre campus is home to independent senior living residents who enjoy access to an unparalleled level of service, exceptional amenities and personalized health and wellness plans. Relax and rejuvenate in our Cool Springs Spa, entertain on your private terrace or share a bite to eat with friends in one of our spacious courtyards.
Should you need it, your residency also includes access to our on-site health center, which was ranked among the nation’s top health centers by the U.S. News & World Report.
Is an independent living experience at Querencia right for you? Our community draws sophisticated and vibrant individuals from Texas and beyond. Visit us to discover if this is the right community for you. But don’t take too long… our waiting list fills up quickly.
Independent Living Floor Plans
Modern, Distinctive Living
Whatever lifestyle you prefer, we are sure to have a residence to suit you. Choose from 19 distinctive independent living floor plans, offering modern finishes that can be customized to your tastes. See our residences for yourself by scheduling a customized tour.
Independent Living Amenities and Services
Hospitality in Texas Hill Country
Querencia celebrates what is best in Texas Hill Country, offering residents shared common areas and accommodations that reflect a modern western style and sensibility. Here, you will find warm, accomplished individuals who have chosen to live out this chapter of their lives in a carefree, resort-style environment that is nonetheless true to its Texan roots. Many of our amenities and services are included as part of our residents’ pre-determined monthly service fee, depending on the contract type.
- Mesquite Dining Room
- Limestone Grill
- Private Dining Room
- Guest Suites
- Heated, Covered Outdoor Pool
- Dog Park
- Spacious Lounges
- Fitness Center
- Aerobics Studio
- Two-Mile Nature Trail
- Landscaped Grounds and Courtyards
- Resident Gardens and Outdoor Terraces
- Creative Arts Studio
- Woodworking Shop
- Private Meeting Rooms
- Beauty and Nail Salon
- Business Center
- Guest Suites
- Life Care Priority Access
- On-Site Health Services
- Wellness Program
- 24/7 Concierge Service
- Pet-Friendly Policy
- Scheduled Transportation
- Gated Underground Valet Parking
- Utilities, including Heat/AC, Electric, Water and Wi-Fi (excludes telephone)
- Weekly Flat Linen Service
- Weekly Housekeeping
- 24-Hour Emergency Call System
- On-Call Maintenance Services
- Valet Services
- Parking Options, Including Covered Parking
Clubs and Social Groups
Community Living in Austin, Texas
Celebrate the Texas High Life
Querencia is ruggedly sophisticated, full of vibrant, fascinating and laid-back residents who share a love for this part of the country. Here, you can maintain your privacy and independence, but still forge new relationships while taking advantage of everything the area has to offer.
Entertainment, Activities and Attractions Near Austin, Texas
Querencia is located on the west side of Austin, Texas on 38 acres of stunning Texas Hill Country. This location offers a sense of serenity and privacy while still being just minutes away from all of the city’s activities, attractions, shopping and dining options. Here are some highlights of things to see and do around the area.
Shopping Near Austin
- 2nd Street District
- The Domain
- The Arboretum
- Westgate Shopping Center
- Capital Plaza
- Casis Shopping Center
Outdoor and Wildlife Near Austin
- Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve
- Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch
- Colorado River Park Wildlife Sanctuary
- Zilker Metropolitan Park
- Barton Creek Greenbelt
- St. Edwards Park
- Emma Long Metropolitan Park
- McKinney Falls State Park
- Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Activities and Attractions Near Austin
- Austin Zoo
- Texas Capitol
- Barton Springs Municipal Pool
- Cathedral of Junk
- Harry Ransom Center
- Austin Aquarium
- Circuit of the Americas
- Texas Governor’s Mansion
Museums Near Austin
- Blanton Museum of Art
- Bullock Texas State History Museum
- LBJ Presidential Library
- Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum
- Mexic-Arte Museum
- Austin Nature and Science Center
- Texas Memorial Museum
Just a few of our 19 Independent Living floor plans.
1 BED, 1.5 BATH
Create your own retreat in the Ballard. This home boasts a large living and dining area, right-size kitchen, powder room and formal foyer. The private bedroom suite connects to the inviting terrace.
1 BED, 1.5 BATH
Choose the Comal and have all you need. The private bedroom suite includes a spacious walk-in closet. An open living and dining room (with bar) spills into the kitchen.
2 BED, 2 BATH
Salado’s formal foyer welcomes you to an airy living and dining space, which spills into the kitchen. Find laundry tucked away in the hall bath.
2 BED, 2 BATH
The Pecan home boasts an open kitchen and living space with a cozy breakfast nook. A large primary suite and additional bedroom with hall-accessed bath offer private retreats.
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Independent Living Testimonials
Meet the People of Querencia
“We have so many wonderful residents at our community, and I feel blessed to call them my friends. Querencia is not only a great place to call home, but it also offers so many opportunities to get involved. I have no choice but to stay active!”
“Querencia is an extraordinary place. Harry and I moved to Austin on my son’s suggestion because he believed Harry would receive better care at Querencia, and he did. With deepest thanks to all involved – from the bottom of my heart.”
Independent Living FAQs
Do you have questions about independent living at Querencia? These are some of the most common questions we receive from prospective residents about our community.
An entrance fee is an upfront sum to help cover community operating expenses and prepay some of the fees that come with offering access to continuing care for life. It also ensures priority access to higher levels of health care, in case you ever need it. Your entrance fee is based on the size of residence you choose and the number of occupants.
The independent living monthly service fees vary based on the size of your residence and the number of occupants. This comprehensive fee covers a variety of services and amenities, including your meal plan, maintenance, housekeeping, utilities, scheduled transportation, concierge services, fitness center, activities and events, and much more.
Pets are permitted in all independent living residences at Querencia. When you visit, please speak with one of our lifestyle experts for details.
Get in Touch About Independent Living Near Austin, Texas
If you have questions, or to schedule a tour of your future home, please contact one of our team members.