Explore by Neighborhood
Browse homes for sale by neighborhood and learn about what makes each one of these communities great.
Click a neighborhood below to start a new home search, read about its schools and amenities, and to find subdivisions within that neighborhood.
Central Austin has seen a surge in high-rise and loft living and an emphasis on fostering the lifestyle, conveniences, and amenities those living in the area desire. High-rise condos downtown make way for historic surrounding neighborhoods, offering an eclectic and appealing selection for homebuyers. Central Austin is home to the State Capitol, the University of Texas, historic hotels and theaters, and modern museums.
The best of authentic ATX right at your doorstep. Downtown Austin's high-end condos offer instant access to hundreds of downtown employers—not to mention trendy shops, exceptional restaurants, historic live music venues, and museums. Life downtown also provides convenient access to everyday needs, from grocery stores and dry cleaners to dog groomers and more. Endless outdoor adventures await at Ladybird Lake, adored by kayakers, rowers, runners, dog-walkers, canoers, and stand-up paddlers alike.
East Austin is undergoing a transformation and is continuously becoming more connected to the downtown area and the rest of the city. The area has a long city-related history dating to the 1800s, but many of the older homes are being renovated or replaced with newer, more modern homes. Many of Austin’s most popular restaurants make their homes here. East Austin has a mature artists’ community replete with galleries and art events. The Mueller neighborhood, a mixed-use residential, shopping, and business development, has enhanced of the area’s redevelopment.
Lake Austin homes are some of the most desirable and luxurious properties in Austin. With lake access or views, popular homes along Austin sell quickly and at higher price points than other homes in Austin. Lake Austin is a 20-mile stretch of the Colorado River, extending from Mansfield Dam to Tom Miller Dam, just west of downtown Austin. Boat ramps, watersports, and popular restaurants along the water corridor provide a feeling that is unmatched in other areas of town. Homes along Lake Austin are priced in the millions.
North Austin is a bustling region of the Austin metro area, with substantial neighborhood, business, and retail presence. Neighborhoods range from mid-century subdivisions to acreage homesteads to new construction, and homebuyers will find a diversity of pricing options in the area. Businesses located in north Austin include 3M, Motive, IBM, Seton Northwest Hospital, St. David's North Austin Medical Center, and the University of Texas J.J. Pickle Research Campus. Many individuals who work in the tech sector choose to live in north Austin.
Northwest Austin includes many of the scenic parts of town and comprises the area from downtown Austin toward the Texas Hill Country. Views can include the downtown skyline, the hill country or rolling city hills, and views of area lakes. A sizeable amount of luxury properties are in Northwest Austin, many near greenbelts, but there are homes of various price ranges in this large geographical area. Ample retail options and businesses help this part of town benefit from conveniences within this scenic locale.
Much of the “coolness” of Austin can be attributed to vibrant and eclectic South Austin. The area includes many neighborhoods and close communities that are experiencing a revitalization, as well as modern, urban new construction homes and multi-use properties. Quirky and vintage stores, popular restaurants, street fairs, walkability, and a relaxed, low-key vibe add to this area’s personality. Demand to live in this area has been strong, as it becomes more contemporary while retaining its old-Austin spirit.
With much of the area deemed environmentally sensitive, neighborhoods and retail establishments tend to be enhanced with more natural settings than some of the denser parts of town, and large swaths of greenbelt and protected lands are present here. Southwest Austin also has low crime rates and excellent schools. Homes start in the $200s and go to the millions. Businesses such as Freescale enhance the area’s appeal, with ample retail development to fulfill residents.
West Lake Hills, often referred to simply as “Westlake,” is a small city within central to west Austin along Bee Cave Road. With a few thousand residents, the area is highly desirable because of its school district, luxury homes, and established neighborhoods. West Lake Hills is fully within the top-rated Eanes Independent School District, an important qualification for many who choose to live in this enclave of Austin. Luxury homes can be found here, as well as homes with prime lots and landscaping, and many remodeled homes provide a sense of character to this established area.