Windsor Hills is a sizeable Northeast Austin neighborhood about fifteen minutes from Downtown Austin. Close to I-35, commuters to the Silicon Hills area of North Austin have easy access from Windsor Hills.
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The wide tree-lined streets, well-maintained yards and the comradery of this tight-knit community are qualities of Windsor Hills. The lots average about one-quarter of an acre. This neighborhood has been around since the 1960s and 1970s, so most of the yards have mature shrubs and blooming bushes. Maple, pecan, and live oak trees shade the front lawns and sidewalks while many backyards have mature fruit-bearing trees of lemon, apples, peaches, and pears. Within Windsor Hills real estate runs a large rustic greenbelt and several spring-fed ponds.
These mid-century homes for sale in Windsor Hills are mostly one-story ranch style with open floor plans and spacious rooms. These houses are natural materials of brick and stone with either wood or composite siding. Many of the Windsor Hills homes for sale have upgraded their HVAC, plumbing, and windows to be more energy efficient while retaining many of the vintage architectural design features. Some of these features include parquet or terrazzo flooring, vaulted ceilings, bi-level living or family rooms centering on a large fireplace with a hearth, and many built-ins providing extra storage. Bedrooms are spacious, and some have built-in bookshelves or desks. Many of these homes are conducive to the indoor-outdoor lifestyle on the non-negotiable list for buyers in the Austin area. A covered patio, a large deck or a gazebo in the backyard next to a well-tended garden are typical throughout Windsor Hills real estate.
Windsor Hills is a peaceful suburban neighborhood and a desirable location that appeals to new families or settled singles who are looking for an affordable housing option with an easy commute and access to many amenities.
Within Windsor Hills, there is a rustic greenbelt that runs through the neighborhood. While there are no marked trails, it's a great area for an early morning jog or walking the dog. Windsor Hills borders on the Gus Garcia Community Garden and Recreation Center. Many of the plot owners like to trade their vegetables and flowers with other gardeners. There is plenty of seating areas and a few tables where folks gather to play chess or dominos.
Just five minutes away is a large H-E-B grocery store, and nearby is a Target Super Center. Two large shopping centers are within a fifteen-minute drive of Windsor Hills. Tech Ridge Center Mall and Creekside Square have a variety of shops, dining, and services for Windsor Park residents. The famous Austin dining spot, Jack Allen's Kitchen, has a newly opened location in Creekside so no more driving to Round Rock for their famous brunch.
There are many dining options available near the Windsor Park area. El Pollo Rico and Donuts4U are just two of the walkable establishments that are within the neighborhood. Just a short drive, three miles without having to get on a highway, are two Austin must-visit places. Trudy's North Star, a Tex-Mex favorite, has daily brunch with Mexi-Martinis, a new menu daily and plenty of chips with homemade salsa to whet the appetite.
Top Notch Burger Stand & Drive-In has been serving up burgers to Austinites since 1971. The rest of the country thinks it's famous for being in the movie Dazed and Confused, but locals know it's for their onion rings and Hot Rod Nights once a month.
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