South Austin + St. Elmo District

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South Austin + St. Elmo District Vibe

Innovative development projects in the St. Elmo District and South Austin neighborhoods spring the spirit of creation quintessential of the St. Elmo District back to life. These upcoming mixed-use projects create St. Elmo District micro communities filtered with urban wineries and breweries, musician and artist space, trendy tech offices, and the St. Elmo marketplace—a novel Austin indoor/outdoor shopping market reminiscent of El Mercado in Madrid. St. Elmo District hosts a variety of urban lofts, townhomes, and apartment buildings where residents gulp up the trendy Austin weird culture and creative urban charm. 

Homes in the St. Elmo District

​Encompassing the subdivisions Greenwood Hills, Battle Bend and Colonial Trails, homes in these neighborhoods hold a surprising affordability given the area’s south central location, only five miles south of downtown Austin. A large part of the neighborhood’s revival, the St. Elmo District is also home to many mix-use developments such as The Yard at St. Elmo, and the upcoming St. Elmo Public Market.

A neighborhood full of opportunities to invest and live, and popular to tourists and locals alike. Most the homes in the St. Elmo District are quaint at around 1,311 square feet. The St. Elmo District is the “it” neighborhood to find that diamond in the rough, and with a bit of polish, oozes with dream home potential. 

From modern urban creative living space to endearing bungalows with facelifts, this is seriously one cool neighborhood to live, work, and play.  


Students in St. Elmo District are zoned to schools in Austin Independent School District such as St. Elmo Elementary, Casey Elementary, Kokurec Elementary, Cowan Elementary, Bedichek Middle School, Covington Middle School, Paredes Middle School, Bowie High School, Akins High School, and Travis High School. St. Stephens University is also a stone throw from the St. Elmo District.

Life in South Austin + St. Elmo District

Previously dubbed East Congress, the St. Elmo District is conveniently nestled between Interstate 35, Highway 290, and Mopac, tucked into St. Elmo Street and South Congress. Minutes away from downtown, and blocks away from South Congress shopping, there is no place more central many would rather be. 

A HAVEN in the heart of South Austin

A gem in the heart of South Austin and a stone throw away from St. Elmo District, HAVEN, a South Austin retreat, redefines luxury living, perfectly melding a tranquil sanctuary within a buzzing central location. With 48 condominiums intricately designed and sustainably built, the HAVEN concocts harmony of space and splendor of aesthetics into the thriving South Austin culture.