Homes for Sale in Ford Oaks, TX
Ford Oaks homes for sale lie in a small, secluded community of mature homes lining Gail Street, just off West Slaughter Lane. The community has entrances on Riddle Road and Old Manchaca Road. The average square footage of homes here is 1,972.
This established neighborhood has some of the first home constructed in Southwest Austin. Some homes saw construction in the 1940s and 1950s, and Ford Oaks can tell much of the history of Southwest Austin real estate.
Ford Oaks Homes for sale are modestly priced and make greater starter homes or investment opportunities. The community takes its name from the huge oaks in abundant display. There is also newer construction, with an average construction date of 1999, allowing a variety of architectural styles to abound here. The community is 15 minutes from Downtown Austin.
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Discover Ford Oaks Real Estate
If you are considering a move to the area, you should give Ford Oaks a try. The quiet neighborhood is at the intersection of West Slaughter Lane and Manchaca Road in the 78748 zip code.
Ford Oaks Homes for Sale is 14 miles from Austin-Bergstrom Airport for those expecting friends and family to visit. You can also catch direct flights the Caribbean!
Amenities Near Ford Oaks, TX
While Ford Oaks has a country-feel, but you don't run out of thing to do or new restaurants to try. For example, the Tres Amigos Restaurant and Cantina makes their own queso, which they claim is the best in Texas. It's down the road from the community. You can also stock up for the week at the HEB grocery store, ideally located for your quick weekday trips too.
Also, if you decide to move to the community, you can join other residents and travel south homes for sale in Ford Oaks to find trails alongside Slaughter Creek. Hike with the river on one side and wooded hills on the other for a great way to stay active and explore your new home.
Ford Oaks is a great place to raise a family and enjoy life away from the city center, without giving up easy access to all Downtown Austin has to offer.
Community Resources in Ford Oaks
- Austin Fire Department (512) 974-0130
- Austin Utilities 507-433-8886
- Austin Public Library (see site for locations, hours and contact information)
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