Homes for Sale in West End, TX
Just three streets make up the picturesque community of West End. Located just off South Lamar Boulevard, in the Zilker neighborhood in South Austin, West End real estate consists of a diverse mix of solidly built mid-century homes from the 1940s and 1950s with some new homes constructed in the last few years.
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Mostly bungalows and ranches, West End homes for sale range in price from the low $400s for those needing a little updating to over $1MM modern new homes. The current average pricing is $672K. While most of the homes are modest in size, several have been renovated with a raised roof to add a loft area. The average square footage is 1214. Many of the homes for sale in West End have porches with lattice work, ornamental railings, wide steps and manicured yards. Large maple, oak, and pecan trees provide shade, and many front yards have lovely flowering bushes like azaleas and Annabelle Hydrangea. On a summer walk through this community, it’s not unusual to have the scents of lilac and lavender fill the air.
Just three miles from downtown Austin, a few blocks to the bars and restaurants on South Lamar and easy access to public transportation as well as the well-maintained community makes West End real estate very popular with everyone from students to seniors.
Amenities Near West End, TX
There is no lack of great activities near West End. Lady Bird Lake with ten miles of trails along the shoreline surrounded by old growth trees on one side the ever-changing Austin skyline on the other. Zilker Park is a short walk and is the host location for the SXSW concert series every spring.
Supporting all the arts in Austin is the Long Center for Performing Arts on the grounds of Town Lake Park. Home to the Austin Symphony, Austin Opera, and Ballet Austin, the center also has a summer concert series, kids camps, art shows and workshops. Grammy award winning choir ensemble Conspirare makes their home at the Long Center. In the outdoor amphitheater called Auditorium Shores there is a statue of legendary bluesman Stevie Ray Vaughn who got his professional start in Austin.
Along South Lamar are restaurants, bars, clubs and coffee shops. Breakfast is always great a Snooze. The Alamo Draft House has combined the best of entertainment with a full menu and bar, and nine high-definition movie screens that show first-run films, locally made films and curate themed collections. Date night is easy on South Lamar. There’s Uchi for sushi or some wine and charcuterie at Roma’s Italian Kitchen and Bar.
Community Resources in West End
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