Located in Travis County, Parkinson Place is an established neighborhood off Reagan Terrace, in South Austin. Positioned between East Riverside Drive to the north, Chelsea Lane to the west, Interstate 35 to the east, and Woodland Avenue to the south, Parkinson Place is in the Central time zone and uses the 78704 zip code.
Situated three miles from downtown Austin and the University of Texas at Austin, and nine miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, it’s only five miles to both St. David's South Austin Medical Center and Victory Medical Center, and six miles to U.S. Healthworks Medical Group. Homes for sale in Parkinson Place are priced from between $300K to $1M.
Close to major employers like St. Edward's University and St. David’s South Austin Hospital, Parkinson Place real estate consists of one-story houses with mid-century ranch-style architectural design, ending in a quiet cul-de-sac street. Parkinson Place listings usually have stone, brick, and stucco exteriors, varying floor plans, private gardens, and swimming pools.
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Built from the 1960s to the 1970s, Parkinson Place real estate offers homes on generously-sized quarter-acre lots, set on top of some of Austin’s most coveted hills and ridges, offering excellent views. Parkinson Place listings usually have two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, kitchens with stainless-steel appliances, spacious patios, and sizable backyards, surrounded by tall oak trees.
On the east side of the Travis Heights community, just three miles south of downtown Austin, Parkinson Place listings range in size and are well-maintained. Parkinson Place real estate is sought after due to its attractive homes on generously sized lots in an established neighborhood, close to downtown Austin.
Parkinson Place homeowners like to shop at the Saint Elmo Public Market, Sunset Valley Village shopping center, and South Lamar’s thriving retail and dining district. They dine at local restaurants such as South Congress Café, Matt's El Rancho, Odd Duck, Uchi, Casa Maria, Conan's Pizza, Trudy's South Star, historic Hill's Cafe, Barley Swine, and Sazon. Parkinson Place residents frequent the South Congress entertainment district or catch a flick at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar. A short drive away, downtown Austin offers many other retail stores, casual and fine dining, nightly live music, cultural events, and frequent festivals.
Parkinson Place homeowners can walk to the woodsy, six-acre Little Stacy Park, set along Blunn Creek, which offers a wading pool, tennis, volleyball, and basketball courts, sports fields, playgrounds, barbeque pits, and picnic areas. Just a couple of miles away, the South Austin Recreation Center offers programs for children, adults, and seniors as well as tennis and basketball courts, sports fields, playscape, and picnic areas.
Four miles away from Parkinson Place homes for sale is Battle Bend Park, which has basketball courts, playgrounds, barbeque pits, picnic areas, and beautifully landscaped areas planted and maintained by neighbors. Six miles away is the Barton Creek Greenbelt with 12.68 miles of scenic hiking trails and beautiful limestone bluffs for rock climbing as well as seasonal swimming holes.
The 40-acre Garrison District Park provides sports fields, swimming pool, basketball courts, playgrounds, barbeque pits, picnic areas, and a walking and jogging trail. McKinney Falls State Park has hiking and cycling trails, bouldering, camping, and picnic areas. Parkinson Place homeowners attend outdoor concerts and festivals at Auditorium Shores, two miles away. Parkinson Place homeowners can take in a round of golf at the Riverside Golf Course, four miles away, or the 18-hole Roy Kizer Golf Course, designed by Randolph Russell, seven miles away.
Children who live in the Parkinson Place neighborhood attend public schools of the Austin Independent School District including Travis Heights Elementary School, Fulmore Middle School, and Travis High School. Nearby private schools include Austin EcoSchool, Austin Montessori School, St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School, San Juan Diego Catholic High School, Khabele School, and Veritas Academy. Parkinson Place residents can also take advantage of higher-learning institutions such as the University of Texas at Austin, Concordia University, St. Edward’s University, and Austin Community College, South Austin.
Parkinson Place listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own an attractive home on a generous-sized lot, in an established neighborhood, close to downtown Austin.
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- St. David's South Austin Medical Center – 901 West Ben White Boulevard, Austin, TX 78704 – (512) 447-2211 (5 miles away)
- U.S. Healthworks Medical Group – 3801 South Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78704 – (512) 447-9661 (6 miles away)
- Victory Medical Center – 4303 Victory Drive, Austin, TX 78704 – (512) 462-3627 (5 miles away)
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