When buying a home in Old West Austin you will be met with a plethora of historical homes exuding character and elegance, including: Grand two story Colonial, Neo-Classical, and the even a gothic mansion, reminiscent of a more distinguished era. Despite the classical homes, the size of homes you buy in Old West Austin are surprisingly comfortable, averaging around 2,400 square feet. If walls could talk these homes will share a story of unparalleled authenticity.
Old West Austin is a gem of Central Austin located in the desirable 78703 zip code, encompassing three historic neighborhoods: Bryker Woods, Old Enfield, and Pemberton Heights. Only two miles from downtown Austin and a few miles to the University of Texas at Austin, this prime Old West Austin location is ideal for anyone craving true central Austin living. However, living in Old West Austin, you retain rare luxury of peaceful, slower living paragon of Austin when it was still a small, quirky town. Manicured gardens and lawns line the streets, while canopies of trees shades the front porches and breezeways of inviting, effervescent homes.
Every student in this region is served by Austin ISD and will attend the highly acclaimed Austin or Travis High school. For residents that choose private school, there are many neighborhood options, including Concordia Academy, the Redeemer City School, and the Rawson-Saunders School.
When you live in Old West Austin, there is no shortage of recreation, nightlife, shopping, and Austin festivals, in your own proverbial backyard. Lions Municipal Golf Course, Lake Austin, and several neighboring parks, including Red Bud Isle—a dog lover’s paradise, make this central living feel like a nature retreat 365 days a year.