Homes for Sale in Elm Grove, TX
Elm Grove is a micro-community in the HOT neighborhood of Holly in East Austin. With its location so close to the Rainey Street Entertainment District and just 2 miles to downtown, Elm Grove real estate is some of the most sought after in Austin.
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Discover Elm Grove Real Estate
Homes for sale in Elm Grove are a mix of modern design, classic 1940s bungalows, and Craftsman cottages. A community of only three blocks, Elm Grove real estate is very desirable for its larger lot sizes ranging from one-fifth up to over one acre. Many of the original Elm Grove homes for sale have been replaced with contemporary modern buildings using sustainable materials with clean lines and angular roofing to accommodate rainwater runoff and solar panels. There has been some preservation of the older bungalows and cottages by updating the HVAC, plumbing, and windows. In an effort to add square footage to these smaller homes on big lots, some houses have been reconfigured with raised roofing to add a second floor with a balcony to maximize the lake or skyline view. With this innovative mix in Elm Grove real estate, it has created a visually interesting neighborhood that embraced the “Keep Austin Weird” movement.
Amenities Near Elm Grove, TX
CapMetro buses #21 & #22 stops at Holly and Waller for easy access to Rainey Street, downtown or points east.
One of the location advantages is being so close to outdoor activities. Elm Grove real estate is right next to the Festival Beach Community Garden that provides the community with a larger space to grow flowers, vegetables and share with their neighbors. It is part of a large park that runs along Lady Bird Lake and includes the 10 mile Ann and Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail that goes from Pleasant Valley in East Austin all the way up to Barton Hills in South Central Austin. The park has ball fields, two fishing docks, two swimming pools, access to picnic facilities and the site of many festivals all year.
The Royal Blue Grocery, an urban bodega is less than a mile from Elm Grove. The local H-E-B store is just over a mile away on E. 7th. The 2nd Street District is a mixed-use outdoor area that has boutique style shops, a variety of dining options and entertainment venues.
Just a short walk from Elm Grove is the Rainey Street Entertainment District, a collection of bars, pubs, food trucks and live entertainment that attracts both locals and visitors from all over the world. Banger’s Sausage and Beer Garden has the largest tap menu in Austin serving over 104 beers on draft. Handcrafted sausage, Saturday Smoke Outs, a dog park with a sausage made just for Rover, and a live music stage, Banger’s is a local favorite. The Blackheart is located in an old Victorian house in the middle of Rainey Street. The house is actually on the National Historic Register of Homes so great care was taken to stay within the guidelines when building out the bars and stages. The Blackheart serves bourbon and whiskey. The bar was named one of the top whiskey bars in Men’s magazine. While they don’t serve food, Tommy Want Wingy, a chicken lollipop stand is just steps away.
Community Resources in Elm Grove
Emergency Services: 911 for emergency
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