Homes for Sale in Lafayette Heights, TX 

Lafayette Heights real estate is a highly desirable East Austin community that dates back to the 1950s. These homes feature distinctive exteriors that can't be spotted within the newer communities of East Austin. Rightfully so, the previous homeowners of Lafayette Heights listings cherished their homes, offering today's homebuyers well-maintained options. In some of these charming abodes, homebuyers can even spot updated features and appliances.

Of course, the homes for sale at Lafayette Heights are highly sought after for their designs and features, but their prime location definitely adds more value. Lafayette Heights is a short bike ride away from The University of Texas, the Texas Capitol, and downtown Austin. The residents here have limitless shopping and dining options and there are popular attractions right outside their doors. Home buyers that are interested in Lafayette Heights listings can expect to enjoy all the East Austin has to offer.

If you'd like more information about Lafayette Heights homes for sale, please continue reading below.

Discover Lafayette Heights Real Estate

Homes for sale at Lafayette Heights are located east of Interstate 35, along Lafayette Avenue. There are many favorable amenities near Lafayette Heights but the one that seems most popular among travel enthusiasts is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, which is only 9 miles away from the community.

Lafayette Heights is a scenic community that boasts well-manicured lawns, mature trees, and tasteful landscaping. Among the home styles, homebuyers can expect to spot modest cottages and bungalows. With ample space for the whole family, these floor plans offer between 2 to 3 bedrooms.

Lafayette Heights homes for sale come attached with excellent schools that fall under the Austin Independent School District. School assignments include Maplewood Elementary, Kealing Middle, and McCallum High School, which are all within a 4-mile radius of the community. Some nearby private schools include St. Andrew's Episcopal School, which is about 2 miles away and Cathedral School of Saint Mary, which is less than 3 miles away. Besides The University of Texas, some higher education options in the community include Austin Community College and St. Edward's University.

Amenities Near Lafayette Heights, TX

To get some shopping done, residents can take a 3-mile drive to the Mueller Market District, which is a home to a variety of retailers like Old Navy and Best Buy. This shopping center is also a home to a market, where residents can pick up fresh produce. Residents can also take care of errands at the nearby Hancock Center. There are other nearby conveniences, including St. David's Medical Center, which is within 1 mile of the community.

For entertainment, outdoor enthusiasts can head over to Patterson Park, where visitors can enjoy a game of volleyball or tennis and take a refreshing dip in the pool. Couples can head over to Alamo Drafthouse for dinner and a movie. For a family fun day, residents can tour the many museums that are stationed in downtown Austin, including Bullock Texas State History Museum and The Contemporary Austin. For happy hour, residents can check out Moloko Bar, which is only 1 mile away from Lafayette Heights.

Community Resources in Lafayette Heights

Animal Control – 311, (512) 978-0500

Emergency Services – 911

Fire: East Austin (non-emergency) – (512) 974-0130

Police: East Austin (non-emergency) – (512) 974-5000

Urgent Care:

- Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas – 1500 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78701 – (512) 324-7000

- FastMed Urgent Care – 3607 Manor Road, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78723 – (512) 928-4600

- Rosewood Zaragosa Health Center – 2802 Webberville Road, Austin, TX 78753 – (512) 978-9400


- Cable Service:

 - Direct TV – (800) 543-1549

 - DISH Network – (512) 870-8221

 - Grande Communications – (512) 220-4600

 - Time Warner Cable – (512) 485-5555

- Electricity: Austin Energy – (512) 494-9400

- Natural Gas: Texas Gas Service – (800) 700-2443

- Solar: Texas Solar Power Company – (512) 459-9494

- Telephone:

 - AT&T – (888) 294-8433

 - Grande Communications – (512) 220-4600

 - MCI Worldcom – (800) 950-5555

- Trash & Recycling: Austin Resource Recovery – 311, (512) 494-9400

- Water: Austin Water Utility – (512) 972-0000

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