Located in Travis County, in the South Austin area, Austin Highlands is an affordable community that’s part of the Garrison Park neighborhood, north of William Cannon Drive and east of South First Street. Only 6 miles away from downtown Austin and 11 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it's situated close to prime shopping, dining, and recreation amenities. Homes for sale in Austin Highlands are priced from $239K to $319K.
Austin Highlands real estate features quiet streets with sidewalks and shaded by mature trees. A Google Fibre neighborhood, Austin Highlands provides residents with lightning-fast Internet access.
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Built in the 1970s, Austin Highlands homes for sale are typically ranch-style, single-story houses with Austin-stone facades and traditional brick. Austin Highlands listings usually have open living spaces, vaulted ceilings, two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and large rear-facing windows overlooking back yards shaded by tall trees. Some properties have been recently remodeled with upgraded flooring, kitchens, and bathrooms while others offer interested buyers the opportunity to earn “sweat equity” in an increasingly desirable area.
Austin Highlands homes for sale have an average size of 1,030 square feet, for an average price $233 per square foot, and with an average sale price of $240K. Conveniently located close to work, shopping, and recreation, Austin Highlands offers affordable homes in a suburban atmosphere.
Austin Highlands residents can shop at the Sunset Valley Village shopping center and dine at authentic Mexican cuisine restaurants such as Taqueria Los Jaliscienses, El Pollo Rico, and Taquerias Arandinas. A five-minute drive away is an HEB grocery store, Barton Creek Square Mall, a multi-screen movie theater, and local galleries in the South Congress and South First Street Districts.
Recreational opportunities include Longview Park, which offers a trail, athletic fields, playgrounds, and picnic areas and Garrison Park, with its shaded jogging trail, picnic areas, baseball and softball fields, basketball courts, playgrounds, and a swimming pool. Nearby is also the scenic Stephenson Nature Preserve.
Children who live in Austin Highlands attend public schools of the Austin Independent School District including Odom Elementary, Bedichek Middle School, and Crockett High School, all of which are within walking or biking distance. Private schools Austin Montessori, St. Ignatius Martyr School, and San Juan Diego Catholic School are nearby.
Austin Highlands listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to live in a still-affordable community close to downtown Austin, with abundant shopping, dining, and recreation opportunities.
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