Homes for Sale in Brentwood, TX
Located in Travis County, north of downtown Austin, Brentwood is a quiet, established neighborhood in the heart of central Austin, between Mopac Expressway and I-35. Brentwood is in the Central time zone and includes the 78756 and 78757 zip codes. Six miles away from downtown Austin, 12 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, and only four miles from the University of Texas at Austin campus, it’s close to public transportation from the Crestview Metro Rail station. Homes for sale in Brentwood are priced from $265K to $1M.
Brentwood homes for sale are bungalow-style, with one and a half stories, and a low, pitched roof, on large lots, set back from the street with long driveways, in a setting of green spaces and mature trees that give the community a restful, charming park-like ambience. Brentwood listings feature mid-century ranch architectural design with three bedrooms, averaging 1,200 square feet of living space, with attached covered carports, some of which have been recently converted to enclosed garages. Some older homes need renovation, which presents a great investment opportunity for savvy buyers. !
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Discover Brentwood Real Estate
Originally a cotton farm, prior to being built in the late 1940s and 1950s as a mix of wood-frame, pier-and-beam cottages and ranch-style houses, Brentwood real estate has typically been remodeled, with additional space added such as a second story or a master suite while retaining the original hardwood floors. Brentwood listings usually have two to four bedrooms, one to three bathrooms, master bedroom suites, carport or garage, and spacious backyards.
Brentwood homes for sale range in size from 802 square feet to 3,251 square feet, with the average size being 1,675 square feet, for an average $347 per square foot, and an average price of $521K. Brentwood real estate is sought after due to its affordable, vintage-style homes, relaxing landscape, availability of public transportation, and proximity to downtown Austin.
Amenities Near Brentwood TX
Brentwood residents like to shop at the centrally located, vintage Crestview Shopping Center’s Minimax Grocery, Crestview Pharmacy, the Little Deli, and Crestview Barbershop. Residents also shop at Burnet Road and Anderson Lane retailers and dine at the Brentwood Tavern, Threadgill's, once frequented by Janis Joplin and known for live music and Southern comfort food, Top Notch Hamburgers, offering burgers and drive-in movies, and at Thunderbird Coffee, with its specialty of grilled peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
Brentwood residents can take advantage of the community’s centrally located Brentwood Park, which offers a swimming pool, soccer and baseball fields, tennis courts, barbeque and picnic areas, and playscape. They can also participate in gardening activities at the local community garden or shop at the Brentwood Neighborhood Association’s own farmers’ market. During the winter holidays, Brentwood residents enjoy decorating the canal along the neighborhood’s main street, Arroyo Seco, with luminarias.
Nearby, in the Crestview neighborhood, the 120-foot mosaic Wall of Welcome reflects the community and documents some of the history of the Brentwood and Crestview neighborhoods. The Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park offers a swimming pool, sports fields, tennis courts, picnic areas, pond, and large playcapes. Brentwood residents can take in a round of golf at the historic Hancock Golf Course or the Avery Ranch Golf Club in northwest Austin.
Children who live in the Brentwood community attend public schools of the Austin Independent School District including Brentwood Elementary School, Lamar Middle School, and McCallum High School. Both Lamar Middle School and McCallum High School are known for their Fine Arts programs. Nearby private schools include Austin Classical School, Redeemer Lutheran School, Brentwood Christian School, Petite Ecole Internationale, The Oakmont School, CS Lewis Hall, Northwest Montessori House of Children, Paragon Preparatory, and Shoreline Christian School.
Brentwood listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own an affordable, vintage-style home nestled in a quiet, greenbelt area, close to public transportation and to downtown Austin.
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