Homes for Sale in Southwest Austin
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When we think of Southwest Austin Homes for Sale, we think of neighborhoods that have a suburban feel within minutes of Downtown Austin. Most of the area is served by the Austin Independent School District. Read More...
Southwest Austin, Texas is characterized by gorgeous rolling hills and mature oak trees, all just twenty minutes from the excitement of Downtown Austin. Residents of this picturesque area enjoy a plethora of recreational opportunities at places including neighborhood parks and lush golf courses.
The Grey Rock Golf Club is a popular destination, as is the Dick Nichols District Park with its green space, football fields, softball fields, basketball courts, lighted tennis courts and biking and hiking trails. Adding to the allure of Southwest Austin is its proximity to multiple shopping centers like Escarpment Village, Sunset Valley, and Barton Creek Square Mall. Together these venues offer local shops, major retailers, restaurants and everything else you might need. Furthermore, Southwest Austin is only minutes from Downtown and all of its fantastic shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities.
Prospective homebuyers with children are continually drawn to Southwest Austin because of the schools. Students living in Southwest Austin are served by the highly-esteemed Austin Independent School District, which operates several schools recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools. Most Southwest Austin students are served by James Bowie High School, the largest school in the district with an estimated 3,000 students. Elementary Schools serving Southwest Austin include Baranoff, Bernice Kiker, Bertha Casey, Cowan, Cunningham, Kocurek, Menchaca, Mills, Nan Clayton, Oak Hill, Patton, and Sunset Valley. Middle school students attend Bailey, Covington, Paredes, and Small Middle schools.
Southwest Austin is defined as the area bounded by Mopac to Highway 71, I-35, the Travis County Line and Slaughter Lane to I-35. Neighborhoods in Southwest Austin are diverse and include everything from new custom estates on multi-acre lots to traditional ranch-style homes in well-established communities. There are also limited numbers of vacant lots available in Southwest Austin for those desiring to build their own dream home. Master-planned communities in Southwest Austin include reputable neighborhoods like Meridian and Circle C, both of which have community centers, swimming pools, basketball courts, volleyball courts and running trails. If you are seeking a more relaxed atmosphere with mature oak trees, consider the homes for sale in Legend Oaks, the Village at Western Oaks and the Heights at Loma Vista. In the Oak Hill area, you’ll find several smaller neighborhoods offering a wide variety of housing options in a broad price range. Regardless of what you are looking for, Southwest Austin provides a perfect balance of quiet residential areas and convenient access to Austin’s many phenomenal amenities and attractions.