South Austin is locally defined as "South of the River" (aka Lady Bird Lake, formerly Town Lake). Home buyers in the market to buy a South Austin home for sale will find that prices go up the closer you go the river. Travis Heights, Barton Hills, and Bouldin Creek are among the more expensive South Austin neighborhoods. First-time home buyers should also look into South Austin condos for more affordable property ownership.
Some of the best scenic treasures the city has to offer are located in South Austin including Zilker Park, Barton Springs Pool, Palmer Events Center, Soco, and the famous Austin Hike and Bike Trails. The scene is very laid-back, diverse, and funky! Residents enjoy shopping at trendy stores along South Congress and S. Lamar Blvd.
Fantastic contemporary design by Architect, Winn Wittman for new construction by custom Builder, King G Properties III LLC in fabulous Travis Heights on a tree covered, private 12,336 SF lot with upper story views! Come pick your colors and flooring! Building to begin July, 2018
For Sale, a rare 1 acre lot with a new Fazio Designed 4000 square foot, 1 story, "to be built" Estate size home with 4 bedrooms 4.5 bath, 3 car garage, in ground pool, spa, with attached outdoor kitchen and entertainment area, in the heart of 78704! This is one of the last remaining undeveloped lots in 78704. Lots of great trees. Possible Owner Financing and possible Joint Venture.
Recently featured in Architectural Digest and Texas Monthly, this reimagined mid-century inspired modern home located in the heart of Zilker Park / Barton Hills is a collection of thoughtfully planned spaces that offers a variety of moods and atmospheres. This beautiful and entirely unique home feels expansive and cozy, lively and sorted. The design is a seamless mix of both the East and West Coasts with a Texas twist. Architecture by Burton
Luxury new construction from Joseph Builders in the heart of Bouldin. Quiet, private location. Modern design at its best, first rate construction quality featuring smart home technology, luxury finishes, huge windows, huge sliding doors, 1st floor luxury master retreat, 1st floor laundry, 1st floor in-law suite with own living room, large pool, second floor media room, Thermidor appliance, 2 car garage, Oak flooring, spray foam insulation,
This modern masterpiece in heart of Zilker Park was designed by Dick Clark + Associates & recently featured in Dwell Magazine. Beautifully appointed w/ top-of-the-line finishes including: terrazzo concrete tile, 7.5” white oak engineered plank hardwoods, DOCA cabinetry, Brizo, Grohe, Toto & LaCava fixtures, motorized shades, built-in speakers, climate-controlled garage, Miele 48” gas range & Thermador 48” stainless refrigeration
Travis Heights luxury home shows remarkable contemporary quality and design by award-winning architect Davey McEathron. Stunning entrance with soaring ceiling and walls of glass. This urban sanctuary exudes luxury with clean white walls, warm wood floors, natural light infusion and bold accents. An entertainer's dream with rooftop decks, sparkling underground pool and open shared spaces. Giant oaks and optimal location near parks &
Urban compound in heart of Austin: .27 acres 5 blks to downtown w downtown views. Exceptional NYTimes/AIA featured 2/2.5 custom home + adjoining 3/2 charming 1940 bungalow make a perfect pair. Sq. ft./Bed/Bath count includes BOTH homes. Sophisticated 909 Post Oak has exceptional detail/finishes: mesquite floors/steel doors/Italian tile. Perfect for downsizing buyer wanting the hip Austin lifestyle and an ideal lock/leave set up, w delightful 907
Dick Clark + Associates design built by Vinson Radke. Effective and functional plan, generous spaces both indoors and out. As seen in Architectural Digest- 30 feet of Marvin Sliding Doors across the back allow for seamless integration to the outdoors. Covered patios, floating stairs, interior and exterior details that resonate with the design enthusiast. Limestone wall, Miele Cooking appliances, Integrated Panel Refrigerator and Dish-Washer,
One-of-a-kind villa & estate. A lovely shaded outdoor courtyard with dining area and full bar offers an ideal outdoor entertaining space. The large lot is surrounded by a hand-built, stone wall and shaded by pecan trees. The interior offers multiple living, kitchen and dining areas and an elevator with views of Downtown Austin and Lady Bird Lake. 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 2 half baths in main house. Also, a 1 bed/1 bath casita. 3-car
Beautiful Modern Design on one of the coolest lots in 78704! Over a 1/4 of an acre w/ stone wall bordering Bouldin Creek - Western Sliders - Ram Windows - Rift & Quartered White Oak cabinets in Kitchen & Master Bath - Carrara Marble counters in Kitchen & Master Bath - Thermador Appliances 42” built in fridge & 48” stove - 60” Modern Linear Fireplace - 9” Plank White Oak Hardwood Floors throughout - On a dead end street so very
Beautiful 1955 A.D. Stenger home updated throughout in prime Zilker location one block from Barton Springs! Windows all around provide abundant natural light and treehouse feel backing to pool/spa and outdoor living area as well as woods and wet weather creek. Guest quarters downstairs with game room and kitchenette. Dual Fireplace, two outdoor covered decks, and so much more! TRULY A MUST SEE!
Moazami Homes New Construction in Bouldin Creek! Timeless style! Lots of windows with views of backyard and pool! Perfect kitchen for entertaining! Cozy living room w/ smooth plaster fireplace and built-ins. Spacious master overlooking backyard w/ 'California Closet' style closet system. Finishes include Western doors and windows, 5' Western entrance, Thermador appliances, European white oak floors, custom cabinetry, quartz counters, designer
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South of Ben White (Hwy 290/71), zip code 78745 offers more affordability. Cherry Creek, Western Trails and Grand Oaks are three of the most popular neighborhoods in the area. The immaculate homes show pride of ownership and many of the streets are shaded with towering Live Oaks. With the low home prices and convenience to downtown, it's no wonder this neighborhood has consistently been one of the fastest appreciating areas in the Greater Austin Area.
South Austin Schools
All South Austin property listings above are within the Austin Independent School District. Find homes for sale zoned for the specific elementary, middle, or high school you want your kids to attend.
South Austin is a broad region that can be broken down into two sections: 78704 is defined to the north by Lady Bird Lake (Town Lake). is defined at its borders by I-35, Highway 71, Mopac Expressway, and Lady Bird Lake. When people talk about keeping Austin weird, most likely they are thinking of South Austin 78704. You also have far South Austin which is defined with borders of Ben White, I-35, Manchaca and FM 1626 on the south. It's culturally accepted in Austin that both areas referred to as "South Austin."
The neighborhoods in South Austin are not only filled with unique architecture, they are also the home to many of the city’s artists. Creative landscaping, outdoor sculptures, murals, mosaics and other creative works fill the yards and streets of South Austin. Perhaps the quintessential South Austin feature is the Cathedral of Junk, a series of large sculptures and buildings, made entirely of junk, which has inspired many for more than a decade, even after it was temporarily shut down.
Then there is South Congress, a street brought back to life by a monthly festival called “First Thursday,” where local vendors, food trailers, and musicians come out to sell their products and help people celebrate life.
Some of the very best and well-loved bars and restaurants (such as Uchi, Taco Express, Vespaio, and the Continental Club), have become part of the fabric of this area. Also in South Austin, Zach Scott Theatre, Zilker Park and Barton Springs bring family fun to an entirely new level. Indeed, everywhere you look in South Austin is something, someone, or some business that has helped to make Austin great. With great neighborhoods and great homes, South Austin is an enviable place to live.
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