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.
Masterfully remodeled 100-year-old Victorian home. Contemporary craftsman inspires extraordinary results of classic old-world structure and elegant new-world luxury. Exquisite details and unique finishes throughout. Entertainers dream with a huge gameroom, 6 queen bunkbeds, and full second kitchen.Private pool house features lounge, kitchenette, and a 1BD 1.5 BA retreat. Bocce ball courtyard, pool, spa and outdoor deck. An absolute treasure in
Opportunity to purchase acreage in Austin near Slaughter Lane and Brodie. Continue as an estate homestead, use as a club house or redevelop. There is a 2 story Barn Workshop with office and upstairs storage or finish out as apartment. The Pool house is finished as a fishing cabin with 1/2 bath. The Pool is a beach style shallow depth pool next to a 12' depth fishing pond. A stream runs from the homes back patio to the pool. Centered on open air
Perched on a hilltop w/ downtown views in Travis Heights, this custom home, designed by J.C. Schmeil & built by Melde Construction, was executed with unsurpassed attention to detail & quality. Walls of retractable glass doors focus on the downtown views from each level & lead to expansive outdoor living areas, a screened porch & pool. Other features include top of the line materials, elevator & 2,500 gallon rain water
SQFT inc 653 sf det guest house w/full bath. Stunning design created by Murray Legge & crafted in a contemporary style by GreenTex Bldrs. Nestled among mature oak trees, this 6 bed/4 bath gorgeous remodel is mins from DT Austin & w/in walking dist to Zilker Park. Custom features inc: Acacia hardwoods, IPE hardwood & gas fireplace on top floor deck, 24 gauge metal roof, Tylo infrared sauna in master bath, 15.5 SEER Amana A/C,
Uniquely spacious and with appointments found only in a high-end custom home, this Jay Corder-designed contemporary gem is well-situated near Stacey Park in Travis Heights. Features include downtown views, swimming pool, custom Brazilian cherry and marble floors, Sapele and Wenge cabinetry,14' nano doors,Onyx wet bar, stainless steel suspended fireplace, private master suite with spa/steam shower and heated floors, 3rd floor office, rooftop
New 2 story modern farm house. On a beautiful tree lined, flat 11,480 sq ft lot. Main house boasts a large living, dining, fire place with soaring ceilings, complete chef's kitchen, office space with library, private first floor master bedroom suite-3 full bedrooms / bathrooms up with outdoor deck and access to a spacious roof top deck. Large yard with many options. The 3 car detached garage includes a cozy and private livable space with its
This is a one of a kind house with lots of upgrades in the South Congress Area. Over 1200 sf of roof top deck. A fire pit, and an outdoor kitchen with views of downtown makes this space ideal for entertaining. The 3rd level is the master bedroom. The main living space is on the 2nd level with bedrm/outside deck. Kitchen includes a 48” Jenn-Air gas range. The lowest level has a kitchen / 2 full baths with a separate entrance. Perfect for a home
WALK. EAT. SHOP. PLAY. 78704- Luxury downtown living in a gated community on BOULDIN AVE. 6 City View homes perched in the tree tops above Boudin Creek with private creek access. 4 sold and 2 available. Easy walk or bike ride to Zilker Park to enjoy festivals & restaurants on Barton Springs. Private outdoor living w/ room for pool & 2 levels of patios with a city view over the treetops to downtown. High end designer finishes include
Serene, gated luxury home nestled into the banks of upper Bouldin Creek. No expense spared on this bright, open new build w/adorable & exquisitely appointed guest house. 2-gated driveways, mature trees, expansive covered entertaining patio with full outdoor kitchen overlooking spa/hot-tub/splash pool - all creekside. Privacy and quality aplenty, equidistant between South Congress and S 1st streets. Hand-crafted metal stairs, cool fixtures
Modern and private sanctuary located in Austin's highly sought-after SoCo neighborhood. Walking distance to SoCo restaurants and entertainment. The home incorporates the indoors with the outdoors using sustainable & natural materials. The back yard features an L-shaped saltwater pool, a spa, ipe deck and a rustic limestone wall for privacy. This 4 bed/3 bath home has clean lines and beautiful custom finishes throughout. Garage has been
FAB Architects & McCabe Development have teamed up, once again. Light infused home w floor-to-ceiling glass overlooking pool & heritage oaks. Walking distance to Elizabeth St. Café, Sway, 7th Flag, Fresa’s & more. Private, corner lot w alley access & 2-car garage. Lutron MR 16 low voltage art lighting, Level V finishes, 10 ½ ft. ceilings, white oak floors, outdoor grill, butler’s pantry, chef’s Kitchen w/ wolf/Sub-Zero package w/
House designed by Antenora Architects. Warm contemporary. A Copious number of windows bring in plenty of light and afford a soothing view to the tranquil shaded yard. Screened porch with ceiling fan off main living affords year round outdoor living space. Ally access to oversized 2 garage with covered porch space leads to the mud room back entry. Downtown skyline view from rooftop deck. The prime location is just a block away from
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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.
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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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