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.
An investors dream! Huge, nearly half acre lot (.47 acres). There are two dwellings on this property. Each is a 2-1, 850 sq. ft. They are not metered separately, thus the units share utilities. One rents for $1,600 and the other for $1,450. Continue renting or tear down and build as has been done all along the street.
Eight free-standing homes designed by MF Architecture & built by Sett Studios. Located in the heart of the Bouldin Neighborhood, it is steps away from 1st Street & only a couple of blocks from South Congress. Bouldin Place offers the best of both worlds: neighborhood feel & urban living w/ near proximity to restaurants, shopping & downtown Austin. 3 different floor plans - 2 & 3 bedrooms available - Stunning interior finishes
Home currently under construction with a Spring 2019 completion. The property consists of a main 4 bd/4.5 bath/2 living home plus the original stone house being rebuilt as a 1/1/1 guest/pool house for a total of 5 bedrooms & 3 living. Outdoor entertaining area overlooking the swimming pool. Located on a quiet tree lined street just a few blocks from Zilker Park and Barton Springs Pool. Walk to the famed Hike and Bike Trail, Umlauf Sculpture
Raise the shades and enjoy the view of your backyard & patio fireplace while basking in the natural light of the living room with its almost floor to ceiling windows, indoor fireplace and built-in shelves. Serve up a fantastic meal in the gourmet Kitchen with plenty of storage and built in SS appliances. Create a space for yourself in the office with hardwood floors & French doors. Retire to the Master with bay windows, en suite with
Location, Location, Location! One story located within minutes to downtown Austin, convenient to shopping, restaurants, and parks. Rare Battle Bend home ready for move-in! Nice private backyard with covered patio for you to enjoy the Austin weather.
Contemporary newer construction tucked into a quiet neighborhood minutes from Dittmar Park, South Park Meadows, and easy access to highways. The open floor plan flows nicely with generous kitchen, living, and dining space, and is great for time with family and entertaining. Enjoy a low maintenance lifestyle with lawn care, exterior maintenance, and landscaping all handled by the HOA. Roughly $23,000 interior and exterior upgrades including SS
Honey Stop the Car!!! This meticulously maintained, open and spacious 3 bed, 2 1/2 bath home is one that will check everything off your list. It features extravagant upgrades such as premium granite in the Kitchen and all Bathrooms; Wood floors in the Family Room, Living/Dining Room, and upstairs Hallway; Designer paint throughout; A Spa like master bath. The Back Yard is an Entertainer's dream with a covered patio, covered BBQ area, and large
Great investment opportunity in a amazing Austin location on a large lot just under .5 acres. Home is sold AS IS. Street has multiple new construction projects on it. Walking distance to great shopping, restaurants and bars. Lot extends past the creek in the back of home.
New home located in brand new Summerrow community. Gorgeous 3/2.5 two story with brick/stone exterior, stainless appliances, beautiful kitchen 42" White Cabinets, wood floors, and blinds throughout. Unique South Austin vibe with nearby Texican Cafe, Valentinas, Tex-Mex, BBQ, & night life at Moontower Saloon. Easy access to Downtown Austin, entertainment, dining, and shopping, AISD schools, and numerous parks. Milestone Community
New home located in brand new Summerrow community. Gorgeous 2 story home with brick and stone exterior, Stainless Steel appliances, beautiful kitchen backsplash, and blinds throughout. Unique South Austin vibe with nearby Texican Cafe, Valentinas, Tex-Mex, BBQ, & night life at dog-friendly Moontower Saloon. Easy access to Downtown Austin, entertainment, dining, and shopping, AISD schools, and numerous parks. Milestone Community Builders.
New home located in brand new Summerrow community. Gorgeous 2 story home with brick and stone exterior, Stainless Steel appliances, beautiful kitchen granite counters, and blinds throughout. Unique South Austin vibe with nearby Texican Cafe, Valentinas, Tex-Mex, BBQ, & night life at dog-friendly Moontower Saloon. Easy access to Downtown Austin, entertainment, dining, shopping, AISD schools, and numerous parks. Milestone Community Builders.
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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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