Homes for Sale in Meadowbrook, TX
Tucked away in the Windsor Park neighborhood is the community of Meadowbrook. Located just six miles from downtown Austin, this quiet enclave of mid-century ranch homes is one of East Austin’s best-kept secrets.
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Discover Meadowbrook Real Estate
Homes for sale in Meadowbrook were built in the mid-1950s. As was the style of that time period, most of the houses were built in the center of the lot with almost equal footage in front and back yards. Meadowbrook homes for sale run an average of 1500 sq. ft. and the lot size is about one-fifth of an acre. Many have been renovated, keeping the Boho-modern aesthetic with updated features like open concept, energy efficient HVAC, new windows, and low flow bathrooms. Preserved original features such as subway-tiled baths, built-ins, or terrazzo floors maintains the character of the house while modernizing for today’s lifestyle.
One of the hallmarks of the mid-century designers and architects was an attempt to get more people to enjoy the outside. As a result, many of the homes for sale in Meadowbrook have large sliding patio doors that lead to shaded backyards planted with trees like Montezuma cypress, pecan, and Southern Live Oak. The front lawns in Meadowbrook real estate are a burst of color with drought-tolerant native grasses and vibrant plantings of flowering bushes that attract butterflies and bees.
Amenities Near Meadowbrook, TX
Because of the strategic location of Meadowbrook real estate, getting around with Austin Metro is very easy. CapMetro routes 320 and 485 stop at Cameron Road and Glencrest Drive, the heart of Meadowbrook. Within this Windsor Park neighborhood and just beyond are an abundance of interesting places to explore, shop, and eat.
A small shopping area just across from the Reagan Center includes a Pizza Hut and once a month sponsors a food truck roundup, joining the stationary location of the Pollos Asados El Norteño trailer. A larger outdoor mall, Capital Plaza, has a large Target, several specialty shops, and one of Austin’s most popular burger joints, P. Terry’s. Once a month the Low Rider Club of Austin meets in the parking lot displaying cars, motorcycles, and trucks, complete with live music, food stands, and tailgating.
The Windsor Park Homeowners Association advocates for the neighborhood. They keep a calendar and newsletter about changes in traffic patterns, new businesses opening, and upcoming events. There is a community garden near the public library and the WPHA organizes a community block party and a community garage sale.
Community Resources in Meadowbrook
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