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downtown AustinCentral Austin is one of the most desired locations in Austin, due to its proximity to downtown businesses and nightlife, the State Capitol and other Texas government complexes, and the University of Texas campus. In MLS areas 1B, 4, UT, and DT, central Austin always has been a popular place to live, work, and spend leisure time, and has seen an even greater resurgence since the introduction of high-rise and loft living. The skyline of downtown Austin has changed dramatically over the last decade and is a vibrant hub for many Austinites and for visitors and tourists.

Everything that's great about Austin can be found in the central district. This is where people come for entertainment, shopping, business, and a place to call home. Many of Austin's annual festivals are in central Austin, including the internationally renowned South By Southwest Music Festival, which helped the city become known as the "Live Music Capital of the World." Central Austin also is a hotbed of economic activity and high-tech innovation with its thriving business climate. Read More ...

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$449,000
819 E 31st St - Austin, TX 78705

Bedrooms
3
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
876
Acres
0.14
Year Built
1949
$449,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in East 31st Street
3 br, 1 ba, 876 ft²
MLS® #: 7961314
Price:
$449,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
7961314
Sqft:
876
Acres:
0.14
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
East 31st Street
Property Listed By:
Uptown Realty Llc

3/1 House W/ 2nd Living Space Just North Of Ut Campus / Ut Law School. Updated 3/1 Home With A Second Living Room That Can Be Used As Another Bedroom Or Study. Spacious Bedrooms, Ample Parking & A Backyard.

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$389,500
507 Sabine St #509 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
2
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
916
Acres
0
Year Built
2007
$389,500
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Sabine On 05 Residential Condo
2 br, 1 ba, 916 ft²
MLS® #: 8929262
Price:
$389,500
City:
Austin
Beds:
2
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
8929262
Sqft:
916
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Sabine On 05 Residential Condo
Property Listed By:
Up Realty

Sabine On Fifth Is Near To Ut Medical School, Metrorail, 6th St, Rainey St, Red River Music District, East Austin & All Downtown Has To Offer. On Waller Creek The Largest Urban Creek Renewal Project In Usa & Future Home Of The Sabine Promenade. Walk To Work, Shopping, Dining & Entertainment. Condo Has Been Exclusively Owner Occupied Featuring Many Upgrades, Soaring Ceil...

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$490,000
2515 W 45th St - Austin, TX 78756

Bedrooms
3
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,680
Acres
0.26
Year Built
1960
$490,000
City: Austin
Status: Coming Soon
House in Oak Haven Sec 02
3 br, 2 ba, 1,680 ft²
MLS® #: 6124535
Price:
$490,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
6124535
Sqft:
1,680
Acres:
0.26
Status:
Coming Soon
Subdivision:
Oak Haven Sec 02
Property Listed By:
Realty Texas Llc

Incredible, Fully Updated Home That Backs Right Up To A Greenbelt In The Heart Of Austin! This Is An Entertainer's Dream Home, Offering Large Open Common Areas, As Well As A Large Covered Patio. Nestled Close To Coffee Shops, Restaurants, Parks, Downtown And Shopping Areas This Home Lets You Enjoy The Best That Austin Offers. Home Will Be Available To Show On 3/4/17. Pl...

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$849,999
5507 Shoal Creek Blvd - Austin, TX 78756

Bedrooms
5
Baths
3
SQ. Feet
2,737
Acres
0.35
Year Built
1951
$849,999
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Shoalmont Add Sec 04
5 br, 3 ba, 2,737 ft²
MLS® #: 3954937
Price:
$849,999
City:
Austin
Beds:
5
Baths:
3
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
3954937
Sqft:
2,737
Acres:
0.35
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Shoalmont Add Sec 04
Property Listed By:
Moreland Properties

Delightful, Sunny Shoalmont Residence Just North Of Downtown And Convenient To All Things Austin! Spacious, Fenced Grass Front Yard With Mature Trees And Gated Entry With Access Off Cul-de-sac. Updated Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances And Large Center Island/breakfast Bar. Pool In Backyard With An Amazing Patio Including Outdoor Shower And Pool Bath. Close Prox...

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$1,475,000
1510 Mohle Dr - Austin, TX 78703

Bedrooms
4
Baths
3
SQ. Feet
2,792
Acres
0.16
Year Built
2010
$1,475,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Bryker Woods
4 br, 3 ba, 2,792 ft²
MLS® #: 7789963
Price:
$1,475,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
4
Baths:
3
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
7789963
Sqft:
2,792
Acres:
0.16
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Bryker Woods
Property Listed By:
Realty Austin

Polished & Pristine 2-story Colonial Revival Home. Picture-perfect Curb Appeal In Bryker Woods! Incredible Details At Every Turn Include Crown Molding, Plantation Shutters, Wood Floors & Built-ins. 4 Beds + Lovely Study (or Formal Dining). Spacious Living Offers A Cozy Fireplace & Wall Of Windows. Outstanding Gourmet Kitchen Boasts Crisp Cabinetry, Stainless Appliances ...

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$539,700
222 West Ave #1312 - Austin, TX 78701

Bedrooms
1
Baths
1
SQ. Feet
821
Acres
0
Year Built
2016
$539,700
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Seaholm Residences Residential
1 br, 1 ba, 821 ft²
MLS® #: 2565730
Price:
$539,700
City:
Austin
Beds:
1
Baths:
1
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
2565730
Sqft:
821
Acres:
0.00
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Seaholm Residences Residential
Property Listed By:
Real Estate Alliance, Inc.

This Is Now The #1 Deal In Seaholm! The Largest 1 Bedrm And It Has Two Deeded Parking Spaces!(big Deal) Your Guests Simply Intercom To Concierge From Gate And Go Right In - Life Is Easy! Unit Faces Out To The Capitol View Corridor W/permanently Protected Panoramic Views Of Lady Bird Lake To Far Off Horizon & Beyond. Vibrant Downtown Austin Skyline. Live The Life In The ...

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$529,000
4107 Speedway - Austin, TX 78751

Bedrooms
4
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,419
Acres
0.15
Year Built
1925
$529,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Hyde Park Add 01
4 br, 2 ba, 1,419 ft²
MLS® #: 4490697
Price:
$529,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
4
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
4490697
Sqft:
1,419
Acres:
0.15
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Hyde Park Add 01
Property Listed By:
Sonnen Klar Residential

Fun Bungalow In The Heart Of Hyde Park! 4 Large Br's, 2 Baths, Parking For 4 Cars. Large Attic For Possible Conversion. Within Walking Distance To Many Popular Hyde Park Coffee Shops, Restaurants And Bars. Nest Ac Thermostats, Stainless Appliances, Fresh Paint. Ac Under 3 Years Old. 2 Blocks From Ut Shuttle Line. Lots Of Natural Light. Alley Access!

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$282,000
1910 Robbins Pl #203 - Austin, TX 78705

Bedrooms
2
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
930
Acres
0.03
Year Built
1984
$282,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
Condo in Robbins Place Condo Amd
2 br, 2 ba, 930 ft²
MLS® #: 5899269
Price:
$282,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
2
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
5899269
Sqft:
930
Acres:
0.03
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Robbins Place Condo Amd
Property Listed By:
Tcp Real Estate, Inc.

Desirable W. Campus Condo With Updates Including Complete Bathroom Remodel With Custom Tiled Walk-in Shower. Owner Also Installed Laminate Flooring And Plantation Shutters Throughout. In-unit Washer And Recently Purchased Dryer. No Carpet! Newer Paint. Private Balcony & Fireplace. 2 Reserved Parking Spaces: 1 Covered & 1 Uncovered. Need Leaseback For Tenants For $1500/m...

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$550,000
4919 Strass Dr - Austin, TX 78731

Bedrooms
3
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,150
Acres
0.24
Year Built
1951
$550,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Shoalmont Add Sec 03
3 br, 2 ba, 1,150 ft²
MLS® #: 8906803
Price:
$550,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
8906803
Sqft:
1,150
Acres:
0.24
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Shoalmont Add Sec 03
Property Listed By:
Pacesetter Properties

This Is The Lot You've Been Waiting To Purchase! Beautiful Terraced Lot Down To Shoal Creek With A Stone Patio Located Under A Magnificent Oak Tree. Remodel Or Rebuild Your Dream House. This Is Central Austin At It's Finest And It Is Within Walking Distance To Restaurants And Trails. Part Of The Detached Garage At The Back End Of The Property Is Located Within The 1...

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$2,995,000
1602 Leigh St - Austin, TX 78703

Bedrooms
4
Baths
5
SQ. Feet
5,669
Acres
0.26
Year Built
2003
$2,995,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Pemberton Heights Sec 01
4 br, 5 ba, 5,669 ft²
MLS® #: 8257876
Price:
$2,995,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
4
Baths:
5
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
8257876
Sqft:
5,669
Acres:
0.26
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Pemberton Heights Sec 01
Property Listed By:
Kuper Sotheby's Itl Rlty

Elegant & Traditional Pemberton Home Built In 2003. Extensive Updates, Attention To Quality & Detail. Gracious Formals, Cozy Family Areas & A Fantastic Stone Terrace Overlooking A Lush Walled Garden. The Stone Wall Insures A Peaceful & Private Retreat In The Heart Of Town. Sumptuous Main-level Master Features A Cut Stone Fireplace, Vaulted Ceiling & Access To The Terrac...

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$579,000
505 E 50th St #b - Austin, TX 78751

Bedrooms
3
Baths
3
SQ. Feet
1,389
Acres
0.28
Year Built
2017
$579,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Mueller Fred A
3 br, 3 ba, 1,389 ft²
MLS® #: 4360572
Price:
$579,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
3
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
4360572
Sqft:
1,389
Acres:
0.28
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Mueller Fred A
Property Listed By:
Robert Griffice

Sophisticated Luxury In The Heart Of Central Austin! Thoughtful Touches Create A One-of-a-kind Property. The Open Kitchen Has Generous Counters, Downdraft Island Range, Walk-in Pantry, Custom Shelves & Recessed Refrigerator. The Living Room Has Vaulted Ceilings, Polished Concrete & Built-in Bench Seating. The Master Suite Occupies Entire 2nd Floor And Feels Like A Luxur...

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$869,000
505 E 50th St #a - Austin, TX 78751

Bedrooms
3
Baths
3
SQ. Feet
2,404
Acres
0.28
Year Built
2017
$869,000
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Mueller Fred A
3 br, 3 ba, 2,404 ft²
MLS® #: 7889271
Price:
$869,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
3
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
7889271
Sqft:
2,404
Acres:
0.28
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Mueller Fred A
Property Listed By:
Robert Griffice

Right-sized Executive Home Is Perfect For Busy Professionals! Lots Of Space For Entertaining Inside & Out. The Kitchen Has An Oversized Island & Generous Wall Of Full Height Cabinets. Kitchen/dining Area Opens To A Rear Covered Patio. The 1st Floor Master Suite Also Opens To The Covered Patio & Features A Large Picture Window To Enjoy The Private Rear Yard. Dedicated St...

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Properties in Central Austin

Bryker Woods homes AustinUrban excitement blends with old fashioned charm in central Austin, which is home to many beautiful historic sites, such as West Austin Park, and old neighborhoods such as Allandale, Pemberton Heights, and Brykerwoods. AustonianThese areas feature some of Austin's finest historical homes, many of which are surrounded by large, carefully manicured properties dotted with mature oak and cottonwood trees, affording shade and privacy. The University of Texas at Austin provides an additional backdrop of classic architecture and landscaping for many homes between Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. and E. Dean Keaton St.

Homes in central Austin range from cottages from the 1800s to remodeled or new construction luxury homes to sleek, high-rise condominiums. Demand for all properties in central Austin is high, and demand for condos has exceeded the availability of units in many cases, despite rampant construction over the last few years.

 

Neighborhood Location

Central Austin is bordered to the north by FM 2222, the east by IH-35, the south by Lady Bird Lake, and the west by the Colorado River. Central Austin includes zip codes 78701, 78703, 78705, 78731, 78751, and 78756 and is served by the Austin Independent School District.

Amenities and Attractions

Austin’s recorded history began in the 1830s when Anglo-American settlers arrived in Central Texas and founded the village of Waterloo on the banks of the Colorado River, the first permanent settlement in the area. By 1839, Waterloo adopted the name Austin and became the capital of the Republic of Texas. The Texas State Capitol is an enormous pink granite building with a dome taller than that of the U.S. Capitol, a point of pride for many Texans. The Capitol building enjoys a prominent place in the skyline at the head of Congress Avenue. Tourists tend to start at the Capitol Visitors Center in the old General Land Office building and move on to the Capitol itself, completing their tour a few blocks north at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, which includes three floors of exhibits and an IMAX theater.

On the opposite end of Congress Avenue is the 416-acre Lady Bird Lake, which separates central Austin from south Austin. Its nine bridges include the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge, summer home to a colony of a million Mexican Free-tailed Bats , and the James D. Pfluger FAIA (Lamar Blvd.) Pedestrian/Bicycle Bridge, which provides hikers, walkers, runners, joggers, and bicyclists with a safe means of getting from one side of the lake to the other.

Driskill hotel Austin

Other popular attractions along Congress Avenue are the Paramount Theatre, a restored motion picture palace that is mostly used as a performing arts venue but that hosts movie premieres and revivals of classic films, and the Arthouse at the Jones Center, a gallery that shows innovative artwork.

On the east side of downtown, a leading attraction is East Sixth Street, often compared to New Orleans’ Bourbon Street. It is lined with bars and live music venues filled with college students and tourists. It is also home to the historical Driskill Hotel, a Victorian showplace that opened in 1886. Intersecting with East Sixth is Red River Street, which is known for its music venues. A little further south is the 881,400 square foot Austin Convention Center.

West of Congress is the Second Street District, which includes Willie Nelson Boulevard. The Second Street District is lined with upscale restaurants, boutiques, the Antoine Predock-designed City Hall, the Austonian, and the W Hotel.

Just north of the Second Street District is the Warehouse District, with bars and restaurants aimed at a professional crowd. North of that is yet another bar and restaurant district - West Sixth Street - which has flourished due to the increased population density created by high-rises.

At the intersection of West Sixth Street and North Lamar are Book People, the largest independent bookstore in Texas, the Whole Foods flagship store, which is a wonderland for foodies, and Waterloo Records, one of the largest and most respected music stores in the United States. West of Lamar is a section of art galleries.

Blanton museum AustinJust north of the State Capitol is the huge campus of the University of Texas at Austin. Book a tour of the UT Tower for a spectacular view of the city. The Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, a block north of the Bullock Museum, has collections of antiquities, prints, and European and American art dating from the Middle Ages to the present day. The Texas Memorial Museum, housed in an Art Deco building near the Law School, specializes in natural history and paleontology. The dinosaur and fossil exhibits are a huge hit with children.

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library & Museum has artifacts from the late President's political career and a reproduction of the Oval Office as it was decorated during his administration. Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium is home to Texas Longhorn football games, and the Frank Erwin Center is a venue for touring musical acts. The Visual Arts Center displays work designed by UT art students. The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center is a special collections library. While most of its holdings are accessible only to scholars, there are exhibits on the ground floor of some collection highlights, including the world's first photograph, a Gutenberg Bible, and other historical, literary, cinematic, and artistic treasures.

The area around UT is filled with bars, restaurants, and shops. The Drag is a section of Guadalupe Street west of campus stretching roughly from MLK Boulevard north to 32nd Street. While the Drag has lost some of the bohemian vibe that characterized it from the 70s to the 90s, it's still a great place for people-watching. Tourists can stock up on UT Longhorn-related clothing and other souvenirs at the University Co-op.

Further north is Hyde Park, a residential community known for its beautifully restored Victorian and Craftsman-style homes. While there are pricier and more luxurious neighborhoods in town, if you asked many Austinites where they'd live if they had the money, they often say Hyde Park. One highlight of Hyde Park is the Elisabet Ney Museum, the home and studio of an eccentric sculptress who moved to Texas after establishing her reputation sculpting the famous and the powerful in Europe. Among her most familiar works are the statues of Sam Houston and Stephen F. Austin in the southern entrance foyer of the State Capitol.

North of Hyde Park is North Loop, a hipster-dominated area that includes a few vintage stores, dive bars, and funky restaurants. West of downtown are such neighborhoods as Clarksville, Pemberton Heights, and Tarrytown. (If you explore Pemberton Heights, make sure and drive by the Pemberton Castle at 1415 Wooldridge Drive, which was used as the sales office for the subdivision in the 1920s).

Other attractions in the western part of Central Austin are Camp Mabry, a National Guard camp that is home to the Texas Military Forces Museum, and, on the shores of Lake Austin, the Austin Museum of Art-Laguna Gloria, which includes the Italianate villa of philanthropist Clara Driscoll, and an art school.

The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.

Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from February 27th, 2017 at 7:45am CST. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.