Typically defined as the territory just east of downtown Austin along I-35, East Austin is experiencing revitalization in terms of housing, businesses and amenities. The homes for sale in East Austin are certainly an eclectic mix of real estate characterized by an assortment of brand new lofts and condominium homes as well as remodeled single family homes and new construction.
Historically, East Austin neighborhoods had been neglected over the years but developers soon found a wealth of opportunity within the region and new subdivision and developments have found their way in this rediscovered real estate. Neighborhoods include Cherrywood, McKinney Heights, Forest Bluff and the Pedernales Lofts. This new activity has not gone unnoticed in not only the Central Texas area but East Austin’s popularity has been noted by none other than Forbes magazine, ranking East Austin in the Top Ten list of the “Hippest Hipster Neighborhoods.”
East Austin is home to hip, new restaurants and bistros. Each Sunday, East Austin residents enjoy the HOPE Farmers Market or take advantage of the flavorful fare offered by the recently introduced cadre of food trailers. Many an Austininte enjoy one of the few drive-in theatre experiences at the outdoor drive-in movie theatre. Musicians abound at the many night spots and restaurants that decorate the East Austin landscape.
Home prices are extremely affordable in East Austin with several condos, lofts and single family homes being offered in the low-to-mid $100,000 range with higher end homes priced in the mid $200,000’s. The development of East Austin is an ongoing process with many new subdivisions being created in the heart of this historic district.
East Austin is served by the Austin Independent School District and its physical location offers easy, quick access to major thoroughfares including I-35, US 183 and Highway 290.
East Austin Zip Codes: 78722, 78723, 78702