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Northeast Austin is a large quarter of the city that features attractive housing prices and excellent schools. The area encompasses homes that were built primarily between the 1970’s and 2000’s, including some new construction and newly remodeled homes (see Northeast Austin homes for sale). The area offers easy access to major freeways, allowing for quick travel times to and from work in almost any part of the city.

Major technology companies in this area include Samsung, Dell, Applied Materials, Apple, and Rackspace. Residents of the area have easy access to shopping hubs like the Arboretum and the iconic strip of shops and restaurants on North Burnet, as well as the Domain’s upscale outdoor shopping center. Many of the neighborhoods in Northeast Austin offer nature trails, park space, and swimming pools, as well as mature trees to provide shade and respite from the summer sun.

Properties in Northeast Austin

Northeast Austin homes were originally the suburbs of Central Austin before the city grew out towards Round Rock, and include many well established neighborhoods, with homes primarily made of stone and brick masonry. Mature oak trees line the streets of neighborhoods like Milwood, Jollyville, Wells Branch, and the North Lamar/North Burnet areas.


The Northeast Austin area is conveniently situated for quick access to downtown, North and Northwest Austin, Pflugerville, and Round Rock. It is considered part of the Austin city limits, (see City of Austin homes for sale) bordered by IH-35 to the west, Parmer Road to the north, Highway 130 to the east, and Highways 290 and 183 to the south. Homes in Northeast Austin generally are about 15 miles from downtown Austin.

Northeast Austin is in MLS area NE and zip codes 78721, 78723, 78724, 78725, 78754, 78653, and 78660.


Northeast Austin is in the Austin Independent School District, the Manor Independent School District, the Pflugerville Independent School District, and the Round Rock Independent School District.

Private schools in Northeast Austin include Hyde Park Baptist, Strickland School, Hill Country Christian School, Holy Family Catholic, School, Cedar Park Jewish, Great Hills Christian School, Summit Christian Academy of Cedar, Park, Grace Covenant Christian School, Shoreline Christian School, Brentwood Christian School, and Holy Word Lutheran School.

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Northeast Austin features a number of parks with a variety of amenities, which typically include open green space, playground equipment, picnic tables and pavilions, barbecue grills, volleyball nets, and basketball courts:

  • Copperfield Neighborhood Park (1425 East Yager Lane)
  • North Oaks Neighborhood Park (820 Plaza Drive)
  • Meadows at Trinity Crossing Park (5900 Trinity Meadows Crossing)
  • Harris Branch Neighborhood Park (11200 Farmhaven Road)
  • Gustavo “Gus” Garcia District Park (1101 East Rundberg Lane)
  • North Acres Neighborhood Park (1112 Hermitage Drive)
  • Walter E. Long Metropolitan Park
  • Lake Pflugerville

The YMCA of North Austin Community Recreation Center (1000 Rundberg Lane) is a newly built, 36,000-square-foot facility boasting a state-of-the-art health and wellness center, open-access community spaces, child watch center, gymnasium, indoor pools, and a site for a future community garden.

Swimming Pools are incorporated into neighborhoods, and require membership with a homeowner’s association or a guest pass for use. Northeast Austin facilities:

  • Walnut Creek Pool (12138 North Lamar Boulevard)
  • Willow Bend Pool (2801 Sauls Drive)
  • Anderson Mill Pool (10701 School House Lane)

Shopping and Restaurants

The Arboretum at Great Hills , located just off Highway 183 to the south of Northeast Austin, offers a park-like setting that is home to more than 40 shops and restaurants. The Arboretum features a wide tenancy of retailers such as Pottery Barn, Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Z Gallerie, The Gap, and AZIZ Salon and Day Spa. Shoppers can stroll the outdoor mall and stop to eat at restaurants like Cheesecake Factory, Five Guy’s Burgers, and Blue Baker.

The Domain shopping center features over 40 selections for upscale and mainstream retail and restaurant enjoyment. High-end retailers include Barneys CO-OP, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co. and Austin’s first Neiman Marcus, as well as traditional mall stores like Macy’s, Express, American Eagle Outfitters and Aeropostale. Restaurants include Daily Grill, Maggiano’s Little Italy, McCormick & Schmick’s, NoRTH and many more. The Domain also features luxury apartment living and high end office space.

The shops and restaurants of North Lamar and North Burnet feature Austin icons and signage that throw back to the city’s retro heritage. New favorites like Torchy’s Tacos and P.Terry’s dot the strips, while old favorites like Top Notch burgers (made famous by the film Dazed and Confused) still attract locals in their original buildings.

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