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.
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,
Extraordinary work of art, designed by Alterstudio:a glass box, meticulously completed by the perfect combination of elements, thoughtfully executed inside and out. Custom steel and limestone privacy wall belies the magic that unfolds beyond it. Breathtaking floor-to-ceiling glass in the great room, complemented by carefully positioned windows and skylights capture views, trees, breezes and natural light at every turn. With no detail spared,
Steps from the shores of Lady Bird Lake, this modernist home with skyline views offers a high-caliber, custom design with total perfection in mind. Functional outdoor living with large balconies and screened porch. Sustainable design = extreme low cost of ownership with total utilities < $250/month. High elevation, north facing, elevator, commercial-grade construction, and 2500 gal rain collection system. Vacation Rental Investment
New Build on quiet cul-de-sac WITH VIEWS in 78704! Minutes from downtown and walking/biking distance to bars & restaurants. Commute made easy with access to 71, Mopac & 35. Experience the quality and service of David Weekley Homes in Central Austin, TX. This build features a spacious 2-story with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, game room, study, multiple covered patios, gourmet kitchen open to family & dining area, and plenty of storage.
Luxury new construction from South Austin Development Group in the heart of Zilker. Quiet, private location with incredible downtown views. Modern design and first rate construction quality, luxury finishes,huge windows,large master retreat, Laundry room, 1st floor office,La Habra Stucco, Oak floors, large 3rd floor den with roof top terrace, Thermador appliances, spray foam insulation, museum finish drywall & more. Today for a private tour.
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
Custom, quality new construction on top of Terrell Hill in 78704, offering 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 2 living areas, an over-the-top chef’s kitchen, 2 car garage, and patio spaces galore. This is an entertainer’s and outdoor lover’s dream home. This backyard lives like a luxury resort with a jaw dropping swimming pool, decks, patios, and more. The carefully curated interiors feature stylish wood flooring, sexy tile selections, and high-end,
Quintessential Austin development opportunity on under 1.03 acres in HOT 78704! Minimal heritage trees. A small creek and city sewer line conveniently run along the backside of this rectangular lot including space for a retention pond. Easy downtown & airport access. Existing structure also has potential and includes solar panels, google fiber, multi level living spaces w/private entrances, original pine refinished floors, 6,000 gal rain
New Build on quiet cul-de-sac WITH DOWNTOWN VIEWS in 78704! Minutes from downtown & walking/biking distance to numerous bars & restaurants. Easy access to 71, Mopac & 35. Experience the quality and service of David Weekley Homes in Central Austin, TX. This build features a spacious 2-story with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, game room, study, multiple covered patios, gourmet kitchen open to the family & dining area and plenty of
GREAT WALKABILITY and a rare custom-built home 1 block from South Congress shops and restaurants, a mile from Lady Bird Lake, the hike and bike trail, 1/2 mile from Stacy Park, 2 miles from the center of Downtown Austin. Modern contemporary home features large windows and tons of natural light. Panoramic views of city and sunsets from the rare, rooftop deck. Beautiful, screened-in porch and large fenced-in yard. Low-maintenance, terraced
Another stunning new home from Joseph Builders! Clean modern design and first rate construction in Bouldin. Features include a Pool, Downtown views, smart home technology, huge windows, master suite with walk in closet, and garden tub, studio over 2 car garage w/full bath, upgraded sound insulation, roof top deck, and a fully fenced front yard w/ built in grill. Professionally curated finishes include oak floors, Thermador appliances, solid
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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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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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