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SOUTHWEST AUSTIN

Just Listed

5902 Cannon Mountain DR

Austin, TX  78749

$337,900

3 BR2 BA1,502 SQFT0.18 ACRE
MLS# 1037806
512 Proper LLC
Just Listed
Upcoming Open House

1604 Shannon Oaks TRL

Austin, TX  78746

$879,900

4 BR4.5 BA3,365 SQFT0.49 ACRE
MLS# 4406749
Knippa Properties
Just Listed

130 Saint Richie LN

Austin, TX  78737

$330,000

3 BR2 BA1,963 SQFT0.18 ACRE
MLS# 1820971
Realty Austin

8713 Moccasin PATH

Austin, TX  78736

$572,758

4 BR3 BA2,659 SQFT0.21 ACRE
MLS# 2214659
HomesUSA.com

7116 Windthorst CV

Austin, TX  78736

$599,990

6 BR4 BA3,646 SQFT0.23 ACRE
MLS# 3757127
HomesUSA.com
Just Listed

11312 Naples CV

Austin, TX  78739

$569,900

4 BR3.5 BA3,515 SQFT0.23 ACRE
MLS# 4453126
Jovio

503 Vale ST

Austin, TX  78746

$1,995,000

4 BR4 BA4,697 SQFT0.5 ACRE
MLS# 9768472
Berkshire Hathaway TX Realty
Just Listed
Upcoming Open House

10913 Canfield DR

Austin, TX  78739

$725,000

3 BR2.5 BA3,023 SQFT0.3 ACRE
MLS# 9361048
The Gill Agency

6115 Back Bay LN

Austin, TX  78739

$535,000

4 BR3 BA2,858 SQFT0.18 ACRE
MLS# 7963317
Keller Williams Realty
Just Listed
Upcoming Open House

7101 Viridian LN

Austin, TX  78739

$574,900

4 BR3.5 BA3,498 SQFT0.25 ACRE
MLS# 2077367
Pure Gold Realty
Upcoming Open House

1610 Kemp Hills DR

Austin, TX  78737

$724,900

4 BR3.5 BA3,589 SQFT1.84 ACRE
MLS# 7201235
Coldwell Banker United REALTOR
Upcoming Open House

7209 Lookout Bluff TER D-12

Austin, TX  78735

$379,900

3 BR2.5 BA2,288 SQFT0.29 ACRE
MLS# 6246754
The Leaders Realty, LLC
Just Listed

8709 SKY MOUNTAIN DR

Austin, TX  78735

$2,000,000

MLS# 7823604
Broker Network Realty, Inc.

2705 Maravillas CV

Austin, TX  78735

$1,449,000

4 BR4 BA5,855 SQFT0.87 ACRE
MLS# 3171449
Coldwell Banker United REALTOR

13525 Mesa Verde DR

Austin, TX  78737

$399,900

4 BR3 BA2,611 SQFT0.19 ACRE
MLS# 7126553
Berkshire Hathaway TX Realty

6803 Smokey Hill RD

Austin, TX  78736

$325,000

3 BR2 BA1,290 SQFT0.37 ACRE
MLS# 2390620
Keller Williams Realty

Homes for Sale in Southwest Austin, TX 

Located in Travis County, Southwest Austin is a family-oriented, hilly, suburban area of Austin, between Highway 290 and Highway 71 to the north, the Travis County line and IH-35 to the south, Mo-Pac/Slaughter/IH-35 to the east, and the Travis County Line to the west. Southwest Austin is in the Central time zone and includes zip codes of 78735, 78736, 78739, 78745, 78748, 78749, and 78752. 20 miles away from downtown Austin and 20 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, many neighborhoods in Southwest Austin offer more space at affordable home prices than central Austin. Homes for sale in Southwest Austin are priced anywhere from $209K to $2.6M.


Southwest Austin homes for sale range from condos and townhomes to classic ranch and suburban houses in subdivisions as well as custom-built estates on multi-acre lots. Nestled in the heart of the picturesque Texas “hill country,” Southwest Austin listings are available at a wide range of price points in older, well-established neighborhoods as well as in modern developments. Vacant lots are also available for those who desire a custom-built home.


Living in southwest Austin homes puts excellent amenities and opportunities for outdoor recreation just outside your front door. Much of the area is bordered by Barton Creek Wilderness Park, which features excellent trails for walking, biking, hiking, and jogging, as well as picnic areas, wildlife viewing opportunities, and vast greenspace. Zilker Park is located in the northern part of the area where residents will find Barton Springs Pool and Zilker Botanical Garden. Southwest Austin real estate is also near an assortment of great restaurants, shopping centers, and great schools. Homes in this area are served by the Austin Independent School District. This large district has an enrollment hovering near 87,000 at 124 schools. It was ranked "academically acceptable" in the most recent TEA accountability ratings.


Many people who look for homes in Southwest Austin prefer houses in Oak HillCircle C Ranch and Travis Country.


Discover Southwest Austin, TX Real Estate

Built in the 1960s through the 2010s, Southwest Austin real estate has brick, stone, or stucco exteriors. Southwest Austin listings usually have one to seven bedrooms, one to ten bathrooms, private balconies, covered patios, expansive decks, one-car to four-car garages, swimming pools, and spas. They usually have open floor plans with large master suites, spacious kitchens, fireplaces, and wood and tile floors. Older houses offer a great opportunity for renovation by savvy investors.


Southwest Austin homes for sale range in size from 1,162 square feet to 9,469 square feet, with the average size being 2,914 square feet, for an average $172 per square foot, and an average price of $415K. Southwest Austin real estate has become increasingly sought-after in recent years due to the area’s thriving economy, plentiful recreation options, excellent schools, and consistently appreciating housing value.

 

Homes for Sale in Southwest Austin, TX Neighborhoods

Popular Southwest Austin neighborhoods include Circle C Ranch, Legend Oaks, and Village of Western Oaks. Demand for these neighborhoods can be high, and many offer great locations, friendly neighbors, and good school districts.


In the exclusive Barton Creek neighborhood, houses are often over 4,000 square feet and priced in the seven figures.


Named for the ranch that once operated in the area, houses in the master-planned Circle C Ranch neighborhood, southwest of the "Y" at Oak Hill and south of Slaughter Lane, include special amenities such as a swimming center, basketball and volleyball courts, running trails, large greenbelt, golf course, and community center, with prices ranging from the low $300Ks to over $900K.


In the High Pointe neighborhood homes for sale have three to five bedrooms, two to five bathrooms, range in size from 2,100 square feet to 4,338 square feet, for an average $145 per square foot, and an average median list price of $445K, and are priced from $389K to $549K.


In the Knolls at Slaughter Creek neighborhood, houses border the Slaughter Creek greenbelt.


In the master-planned Legend Oaks neighborhood, located in Oak Hill, in a beautiful setting of the Texas “hill country,” amenities include two swimming pools, tennis courts, walking trails, and a playscape.


The Maple Run neighborhood is known for modest, single-story homes built in the early 1980s, sized around 1,400 square feet, with three bedrooms and two baths.


In the master-planned Meridian neighborhood, houses tend to be over 4,000 square feet and have exceptional amenities such as a swimming pool, basketball and volleyball courts, running trails, and community center.


In the popular Shady Hollow neighborhood, homes tend to be larger on spacious lots and with large trees, offering amenities such as swimming, tennis, basketball, and a playscape.


The Westcreek neighborhood is known for modest homes built in the early 1980s, sized around 1,400 square feet.


The Oak Hill neighborhood is comprised of numerous smaller communities. Other communities such as the Village at Western Oaks, Legend Oaks, and Heights at Loma Vista are known for their old-growth oak trees.


Amenities in Southwest Austin, TX

Southwest Austin residents enjoy a wide range of shopping including the shops at Escarpment Village, Sunset Valley, Arbor Trails, and Southpark Meadows, as well as Barton Creek Square Mall with department stores, local merchants, restaurants, and all kinds of services. Residents enjoy dining at Chuy’s, Jack Allen's Kitchen, Hencho En Mexico, and many otheres. Residents can enjoy sweets from Tiff’s Treats or catch a flick at the Alamo Drafthouse and AMC Theatres. Only minutes away, downtown Austin offers many other stores, casual and fine dining, nightly live music, cultural events, and frequent festivals.


Nearby is the Dick Nichols District Park with green space, hiking and biking trails, basketball courts, football and softball fields, and lighted tennis courts. The famous seven-mile Barton Creek Greenbelt offers hiking the forested trails, swimming in the creek, and caving. Southwest Austin residents can take in a round of golf at the Grey Rock Golf Course or the Oak Hill Golf Range. Many homes in Southwest Austin are also a short distance from beautiful hikes at Hamilton Pool and Krause Springs Park.


Other attractions in the area include Barton Creek Wilderness Park, Zilker Park, and Slaughter Creek Preserve Trail and Athletic Fields, Bauerle Ranch Park, Metro Park, the three-mile paved Veloway for cycling and rollerblading, and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center with spectacularly landscaped gardens of native plants and wildflowers.


Children who live in the Southwest Austin community attend public schools of the Austin Independent School District. Public elementary schools include Oak Hill Elementary School, Kocurek Elementary School, and Baranoff Elementary School. Public middle schools include Bailey Middle School and Covington Middle School. Public high schools include Akins High School, Bowie High School, Crockett High School, and Stephen F. Austin High School, all of which feature competitive academics and excellent music programs.


Nearby private schools include Bannockburn Christian Academy, Primrose School of Shady Hollow, Veritas Academy, and the prestigious Regents School of Austin. Southwest Austin residents can also take advantage of colleges and universities close by including the University of Texas at Austin, Austin Community College, Concordia University, St. Edward’s University, Huston-Tillotson University, the Austin Graduate School of Theology, Seminary of the Southwest, and Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.


Southwest Austin listings offer prospective homeowners the opportunity to own a home that fits your budget and lifestyle in an area with plentiful recreation options, excellent schools, and consistently appreciating housing value, close to downtown Austin.

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