Located in Williamson County, in southwest Austin, Oak Park is a neighborhood with a rural feel, along Oakclaire Drive and Parkwood Drive, between Southwest Parkway to the north, West William Cannon Drive to the west, and Highway 290 West to the south. Oak Park is in the Central time zone and uses the 78735 zip code. Situated 10 miles from downtown Austin, 14 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, and 10 miles from the University of Texas at Austin campus, it’s only four miles from Lewis Family Medicine and Urgent Care and seven miles from Seton Southwest Hospital. Homes for sale in Oak Park are priced from around $100K to around $400K.
Oak Park real estate consists of over 70 one-story, mid-century single-family houses featuring traditional ranch-style architectural design. Oak Park listings in this suburban neighborhood are characterized by long, horizontal rooflines that extend over carports or garages, and are surrounded by green space. Many Oak Park homes for sale have been recently updated while others need renovation, which presents a great investment opportunity for savvy buyers.
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Mostly built in the 1960s and 1970s, Oak Park real estate features decorative front doors, step-down living rooms, vaulted ceilings, skylights, and overhanging eaves. Oak Park listings usually have smaller three to five bedrooms, small two to four bathrooms, large kitchens, and family rooms that open onto tree-shaded backyards. Oak Park real estate is close to local employers such as Solar Winds, YETI Coolers, and NPX Semiconductors.
Oak Park homes for sale range in size from 1,500 square feet to 3,000 square feet, with the average size being 1,797 square feet, for an average $179 per square foot, and an average price of $276K. Oak Park real estate is sought after due to its affordable homes in a safe suburban area, tranquil greenbelt area, and proximity to downtown Austin.
Oak Park residents can take advantage of the community’s swimming pool at Dick Nichols Park. Residents like to shop at Arbor Trails, Brodie Oaks, Escarpment Village, and Sunset Valley Village and dine at the Cypress Grill among others. Only minutes away, downtown Austin offers many other retail stores, casual and fine dining, nightly live music, cultural events, and frequent festivals.
Nearby, Gaines Creek Park and Gaines Creek Greenbelt offer walking and jogging trails that lead to Barton Creek and the Barton Creek Greenbelt. Other nearby parks include Legends Oaks Park, Archstone Greenbelt, Convict Hill Quarry Park, andWilliamson Creek West Greenbelt. Oak Park residents can take in a round of golf at the Grey Rock Golf Club, Palmer Lakeside Golf Course, and Fazio Foothills Golf Course.
Children who live in the Oak Park community attend public schools of the Austin Independent School District including Oak Hill Elementary School, which is within walking distance of most Oak Park homes for sale, Small Middle School, across the street from Oak Park listings, and Austin High School. Nearby private schools include Austin Montessori School, Regents School of Austin, St Andrews Episcopal School, Bannockburn Baptist Christian Academy, and Veritas Academy. Oak Park residents can also take advantage of higher-learning institutions such as the University of Texas at Austin and Austin Community College at Pinnacle.
Oak Park listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own an affordable home nestled in a serene greenbelt area, close to downtown Austin.
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