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Alister Balcones, formerly named Dakota Springs, features 342 apartment homes and is located just east of U.S. Route 183. Alister Balcones consists of one-, two- and three-bedroom homes with an average square footage of 1,044 and loft layouts available. Community amenities include a clubhouse, workout facility, two pools and spas, reserved parking, business center, billiards/shuffleboard room, theater, picnic area with grills, an indoor basketball court and a coffee bar.

Apartment interiors feature full size washers and dryers, Whirlpool white appliances, laminate counters, custom shaker-style cabinetry, built-in computer workstations, large walk-in closets, intrusion alarms and separate dining rooms. Select homes have attached garages, stainless appliances, fireplaces, faux wood flooring, private porches or patios and nine-foot or vaulted ceilings.

Alister Balcones is in close proximity to many major employers in the technology industry, including eBay/PayPal, Google and Amazon. Austin also boasts the state-of-the-art Apple Campus that includes approximately 1.1 million square feet of office space and is the second-largest Apple operation in the world.

  • Dog- and cat- friendly
  • Direct access garage parking available*
  • Reserved parking available*
  • Workout facility with professional grade equipment and separate free weight area
  • Indoor half-court basketball and sports court
  • Executive business center with conference room
  • Reimagined clubhouse with resident lounge and social kitchen
  • Billiards and game room
  • Theater Room
  • Coffee Bar
  • Two resort-style swimming pools and spas
  • Picnic area with barbeque grills
  • Wifi cafĂ© / printing lounge and work-from-home space
  • Prime location near the Apple, eBay and PayPal campuses
  • Five minutes to the Lakeline Metro station
  • Minutes to the upscale shopping at The Domain
  • Minutes to Highway 183 with easy access to downtown Austin and beyond
  • Complete online leasing experience with online rent payment and maintenance requests
  • *Reservation required
  • 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartment homes
  • Townhomes with attached garages available
  • Open, livable floor plans up to 1,400+ square feet
  • Loft layouts available*
  • Direct-entry homes available*
  • Separate dining area
  • Private balcony or patio
  • 9-foot ceilings
  • Ceiling fans
  • Built-in laptop station
  • Coming Soon! Wood plank-style flooring
  • Coming Soon! Stainless appliance package
  • Coming Soon! Quartz counters
  • Coming Soon! Designer tile backsplashes
  • Pantry*
  • Coming Soon! Pendant lighting
  • Individual washer and dryer
  • King sized bedrooms
  • Fireplaces*
  • Linen closet
  • Walk-in closets
  • Well-wired for technology
  • Additional storage
  • *in select homes

Features at Alister Balcones

Pet Friendly

At Alister by Mill Creek, we believe pets are people too. Our Alister communities love your furry companions.

Near Retail

Minutes to the upscale shopping at The Domain.

Coffee Bar

Stop by for your cup of morning Joe and take it on the go!

Peace Of Mind Service Guarantees

When you live in an Alister by Mill Creek community, it's Peace of Mind, All the Time with our unique service guarantees.


Alister Balcones is close to major employers such as eBay/PayPal, Apple, Google, and Amazon.


Break a sweat on our indoor basketball half-court or the professional grade workout equipment in our club-quality fitness center!