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Barton Springs Pool - South Austin, TexasSouth 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.

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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from November 29th, 2015 at 1:15pm CST. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

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South Austin Neighborhoods

South Austin Real Estate Opportunities

cherry-creek-austin-homesSouth 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.

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South Austin Real Estate Market

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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