Located in Travis County, Ebony Acres is a small, established neighborhood in the central part of East Austin, along Grant Street. Positioned between East 12th Street to the north, Franklin Avenue and Greenwood Avenue to the west, Deloney Street and Givens Park to the east, and Pennsylvania Avenue to the south. Ebony Acres is in the Central time zone and uses the 78721 zip code.
Situated three miles from downtown Austin and the University of Texas at Austin, and seven miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it’s only three miles to both Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas and Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas. Homes for sale in Ebony Acres are priced from the high $100Ks to the high $200Ks.
Ebony Acres real estate consists of around 20 single-family, one-story houses with a mix of bungalow-style and ranch-style architectural designs. Perched on a sloping hillside that ends in a cul-de-sac, Ebony Acres listings usually have stone, brick, and stucco exteriors. The name of the neighborhood originates from African Americans settling there and forming a community, successfully building houses on terrain with a challenging 45-degree slope.
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Built from the 1950s to the 1970s, Ebony Acres real estate offers modest homes on larger lots than can typically be found in East Austin. Ebony Acres listings usually have three bedrooms and two bathrooms, surrounded by an abundance of tall trees and ornamental plants.
Just three miles east of downtown Austin, Ebony Acres listings range in size, averaging 1,170 square feet, at an average $340 per square foot. Ebony Acres real estate is sought after due to its affordable homes in a tranquil, historical neighborhood, with easy access to public transportation and close to downtown Austin.
Ebony Acres homeowners like to shop at Mueller Retail Center and the Domain in North Austin, dine at local restaurants such as Contigo and Eastside Cafe or catch a flick at the Galaxy Highland 10 Theatre or Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. A short drive or bus ride away, downtown Austin offers many other retail stores, casual and fine dining, nightly live music, cultural events, and frequent festivals.
Givens District Park, within walking distance of Ebony Acres homes for sale, offers swimming pools, recreation center, tennis and basketball courts, sports fields, playgrounds, barbeque pits, and picnic tables. Nearby, the Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex offers games, bowling, movies, and skating. The Frank Erwin Center hosts music performances and basketball games. The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum tells "the story of Texas" history and displays IMAX movies. Ebony Acres homeowners can take in a round of golf at the Morris Williams Golf Course, just a mile away.
Children who live in the Ebony Acres neighborhood attend public schools of the Austin Independent School District including Sims Elementary School, Garcia Middle School or Pearce Middle School, and John H. Reagan High School. Nearby private schools include St. Austin Catholic School and Kirby Hall School. Ebony Acres residents can also take advantage of higher-learning institutions such as the University of Texas at Austin, Huston-Tillotson College, and Austin Community College, Rio Grande.
Ebony Acres listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own an affordable home, in a tranquil, historical neighborhood, with easy access to public transportation and close to downtown Austin.
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