Judges Hill is a historic neighborhood located just a mile north of Downtown Austin at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and North Lamar Boulevard. This is one of Austin’s oldest communities and features the original estates of some of Austin’s judges and attorneys that were the first to live here.
The entire area has been dubbed a historic district but there are a few newly constructed condos and homes that have been fused into the neighborhood’s classic charm. Judges Hill real estate sits in Travis County’s 78701 zip code with North Lamar to the west, Rio Grande Street to the east, W. Martin Luther Kind Jr. Blvd. to the north and W. 15th Street to the south. For homeowners looking to buy a single family home or historic slice of Austin in downtown, Judges Hill could be the area for you!
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Judges Hill homes for sale boast mid-century bungalows, two-story colonials, one-story brick ranch-style abodes and contemporary condominium communities. These historic Austin gems are hard to beat with intricate attention paid to every aspect of design and architecture, both inside and out.
Average size of homes for sale in Judges Hill sit well over five thousand square feet but there are definitely a few smaller homes sprinkled throughout this well-established neighborhood. Condos in this area average in price around $300,000, but the older historic homes go for closer to two million dollars.
Judges Hill listings sit in the thriving center of Austin, just a mile from downtown and surrounded by original Austin charm and attractions. People love to walk or ride their bikes to nearby employers and establishments, including all of Downtown, Austin Community College Rio Grande and the University of Texas at Austin. Whole Foods, Shoal Creek Saloon, Wink and The Tavern are all iconic Austin businesses within a few minutes of Judges Hill.
For outdoor lovers in the area, Pease Park is a short walk from the Judges Hill neighborhood and features a creek, playgrounds and walking trails for local residents. The Texas State Capitol is just blocks away and offers unbeatable history and education opportunities for people looking to become involved or stay informed with current and historic Texas politics and lawmaking. For schooling, children living in Judges Hill attend exemplary Austin ISD schools.
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