South Austin neighborhoods technically begin just south Lady Bird Lake and extend all the way down through Travis Heights, Shady Hollow, Onion Creek and beyond. Some of the most popular parts of Austin immediately surround the areas around Auditorium Shores and Zilker Park and is home to some of Austin’s most quirky, eclectic real estate to be found.
Overlooking the iconic Auditorium Shores are the homes located in Barton Hills, a community established in the early 1900s and home to thousands of Austin residents. Just to the east of Barton Hills are the homes in Travis Heights, characterized by older, established homes on the higher end of the price range.
South Austin is one of the most popular spots in all of Austin. Auditorium Shores is home to several music and entertainment events throughout the year including the internationally known Austin City Limits Music Festival held in the fall of each year. The Palmer Auditorium is also here and is also home to year round theatre and music events featuring some of the world renowned performers.
South Congress is quickly defining Austin. Quirky, fun and vibrant, “SoCo” is a hip collection of bars, restaurants and shops that has become part of Austin’s soul and sound. The homes for sale around South Congress are a mixture of older homes that have been remodeled to tear-downs replaced by homes designed by some of the trendiest architects in the country.
Homes in South Austin gradually begin to settle in more of a traditional suburban mode as one moves southward towards the edges of south Austin. One of these communities on the southernmost part of Austin is Onion Creek. Just 10 minutes south of downtown Austin, this golf course community was originally built in the 1970s and has played host to several nationally sanctioned golf tournaments throughout the past fifty years.
Just about every size, style and price of homes in South Austin can be found, providing the perfect opportunity for home buyers of all types. South Austin truly provides a selection of homes not found anywhere throughout the Central Texas region.
ZIP CODES: 78704