Homes for Sale in Garden Oaks, TX
Located along the banks of Bouldin Creek, Garden Oaks is a residential neighborhood in South Austin only four miles from the downtown and capital. Central location, easy access to entertainment and outdoor activities, and the broad variety home types available in Garden Oaks real estate make this a very desirable community.
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Discover Garden Oaks Real Estate
Homes for sale in Garden Oaks span more than a century. Some of the cottages date back to 1902, but the majority of homes were built from the mid-1960s through today. Garden Oaks homes for sale offer great choices with updated bungalows and ranches to slick townhomes.
The average home price in Garden Oaks real estate is $551K. Since quite a few of the houses are from the 1960s and 1970s, the floor plan is a single story ranch of an average square footage of 1500. Many of the single family homes have ample yards with space to do a master suite add-on or create a backyard living space that functions as an extension of the home. Austinites love to create unique yards, whether it is spinning yard art or strings of lanterns hung across the fence posts. Garden Oaks embraces this with many homes having covered dyed concrete patios, outdoor kitchens, and fire pits. The average lot's size for single family homes for sale in Garden Oaks is about 1/5 of an acre.
The recently built townhomes and condos can be just 2 or 3 units of attached housing, loft spaces in a modern glass and steel building, or a small community of single homes that share a common area and amenities. This option is ideal for those who want a turnkey, no maintenance home in a fantastic location.
Amenities Near Garden Oaks, TX
Public transportation runs through the heart of Garden Oaks real estate. Hop the #5 CapMetro bus along Garden Villa Lane and ride all the way to the state capital or the UT campus in under an hour. Another huge advantage is that Google Fiber is available in this area. Put that home office to good use.
Residents of Garden Oaks are active participants at the South Austin Recreation Center. It offers a full schedule of events covering all age groups from tiny tots to sensational seniors with classes, after-school programs, and summer camps. Zumba in the Park is very popular as are the adult kickball leagues that play on one of the sports fields. Watch out for the stiff competition among the senior volleyball players. Teens can take art or life skills like money management, self-care and how to be a good citizen.
Eating in the Garden Oaks area is as diverse as the wildflowers growing along the banks of Bouldin Creek. The Odd Duck started as one of the 1st food trailers/trucks in the Austin food scene and one of the first to employ the fresh farm-to-table trend. In 2013 they opened their permanent structure still offering great food sourced locally. Coffee & Beer is a local spot named one of the “best beer bars in the US” by Zagat's guide. Using local roasters and breweries, adding live music and food catered from Veracruz Tacos are putting this small spot near Garden Oaks on the national map. Crafted and quality are the hallmarks of The AGBG within walking distance of Garden Oaks. Besides their extensive beer, wine, and cider menu, they have a Cajun menu with muffulettas, a crawfish boil, and pizza by the slice or pie. Kid, pup, and Wifi friendly.
Community Resources in Garden Oaks
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