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.
For buyer wanting urban/DT lifestyle but w privacy/outdoor space. Only 3 blocks from Ladybird Lake/Long Center, easy walk to Whole Foods/Seaholm/DT, stunning NYTimes/AIA featured custom home + adj. charming 1940 3/2 bungalow make the perfect pair. Sophisticated 909 Post Oak has exceptional detail/finish out: mesquite floors/steel doors/Italian tile. Perfect second home. Delightful 907 Post Oak serves as guest house/office/rental/investment. 3rd
Dick Clark Architecture/Interiors built by Vinson Radke. Effective and functional plan, generous spaces both indoors and out. 30 feet of Marvin Sliding Doors across the back elevation allow for seamless integration to the outdoors. Covered patios, floating stairs, interior and exterior details that resonate with the design enthusiast. Move in ready. Room for pool. Limestone wall, Miele Cooking appliances, Integrated Panel Refrigerator and
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,
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 PRICE! Another award-winning work of art by Alterstudio and this team: a glass box, meticulously completed by the perfect combination of elements, thoughtfully executed to bring the majestic nature outside in. Custom details throughout with no detail spared. Breathtaking floor-to-ceiling glass in the great room, complemented by carefully positioned windows and skylights in all other spaces capture views, trees, breezes and natural light at
Situated one block south of Town Lake and walking distance to Austins' Rainey Street sits this custom modern design on an elevated, private lot. High ceilings and walls of glass give private elevated views. Smooth finish walls, custom cabinetry and tile work accent the vast living spaces that exudes luxury. The gourmet chefs kitchen has Miele stainless appliances and raised granite island bar, all open to dining, living and the underground pool.
Want to live in Zilker and have immediate rental value?? I have 2 energy efficient homes on a 0.22 acre lot in the Zilker area, built 2014! Move in the main house and rent out the back house!! The main house is 3/2.5 (2803sq ft) and quality custom construction. This place is architecturally stunning and a work of art! The guest house is a 1/1 (484sq ft) with the same quality construction and look. Immediate rental value and gorgeous all in 1.
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.
Stunning Travis Heights home on 1/4 acre lot located on one of the best streets in the city. Quiet and peaceful street yet walking distance to hip restaurants on SoCo, bars and downtown nightlife. Lady Bird trail is 1/4 mile away! Enjoy the gorgeous negative edge pool and spa from your private yard overlooking Blunn Creek or from one of the 5 terraces. Too many features to list...see attachments for more info. A truly must see home in an
Stunning luxury new build in Bouldin Creek with attention to detail & designer finishes selected by Heather Scott Interiors. Still close to all the action, this home features 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms + casita with STR potential & 3rd level bonus room. Entertainers dream with large kitchen, open floor plan & multiple outdoor areas that include 12’ sliding glass walls + room for a pool! City views from owner's suite & bonus room
UNDER CONSTRUCTION! Contemporary energy efficient home on quiet street in Zilker. First floor features master suite, 2nd bedroom/office; 2nd Floor has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths,2nd living. Kitchen has top of the line Jenn-Air appliances, sub-zero type refrigerator, 6 burner stove, drawer microwave, custom cabinetry, Silestone counters, LED recessed lighting, built-in bar at island, walk-in pantry. Standing seam metal roof, Anderson windows, tankless
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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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