Buy a home in Clarksville, and you will be living in a bone authentic neighborhood with a small town soul and a buzzing city heart. Clarksville is a pearl of a community resembling the eclectic and quaint vibe of the neighboring Hyde Park, Crestview, and Rosedale neighborhoods. An area once primarily populated with freed African American slaves, Clarksville neighborhood escapes busier developments of downtown Austin because of its historical preservation status. Very few neighborhoods can match the Clarksville neighborhood’s proximity to Downtown Austin and The University of Texas, while preserving such quiet streets and extravagance of amenities.
Clarksville neighborhood is north of downtown and appeals to people as unique as the homes lining the winding streets. Students and artists pile into funky, older apartments. Young professionals line up to own refurbished condominiums, and young families test their space limits in older homes, oozing charm. Exquisitely maintained Clarksville homes of all shapes and sizes sparkle the Clarksville neighborhood with raw beauty. While the homes in Clarksville price points reflect the neighborhood’s desirability, this doesn’t prevent Austin residents from snatching up hot real estate for sale in Clarksville.
Clarksville borders downtown, and sits between the East of MoPac to the west of North Lamar Boulevard, north of West 6th Street to south of West 15th Street.
Part of the Austin Independent school District, Clarksville children have the public school options of attending the highly accredited schools, Matthews Elementary, O Henry Middle School, and Austin High School.
Walk community gardens, art galleries, and chow down at delectable eateries. There is no shortage of things to do in Clarksville. The West Austin Park, Shoal Creek hike and bike trail, Jeffrey’s, Cipollina, and Nau’s Pharmacy are some of Clarksville local’s favorite hot spots. Of course, minutes from Downtown Austin, Clarksville residents also enjoy all the luxuries of downtown living before escaping back to their quieter neighborhood, just a stone throw away from where they work and play.