Residents of Southbridge Villas love living in South Austin for its endless recreation opportunities. The community has its own park and is also located near Mary Moore Searight Park. This city-owned park offers hike and bike trails, a disc golf course, horseback riding, and areas for picnicking. Great public golf courses, including Jimmy Clay Golf Course and Roy Kizer Golf Course, are also near the Southbridge Villas.There are a number of excellent higher-education institutions easily accessible from Southbridge Villas, including St. Edward’s, a private Catholic university located in South Austin, Austin Community College, and the University of Texas at Austin. Texas State University, located in San Marcos, is just 30 miles south of Austin and offers excellent undergraduate and graduate programs and an easy commute for South Austinites.
Residents of Southbridge Villas send their children to school in the Austin Independent School District. AISD recently received the largest Teacher Incentive Fund grant in the country from the U.S. Department of Education to expand the district's efforts to hire and retain the best teachers and administrators. Crockett High School, Southbridge Villas’ nearest high school, is a National Blue Ribbon School. Crockett boasts award-winning theater, band, and choir programs for its students to participate in. Crockett also offers students a state and regional award-winning Science Club, with a very active Gifted and Talented program. At Covington Middle School, students will take courses in the fine arts from award-winning faculty. The Covington Colts have their pick of music, theater, and digital arts programs. Cunningham Elementary features a brand-new building.
Residents of Southbridge Villas do most of their shopping at the nearby H-E-B, only 1.5 miles from this community. The store also offers a full-service pharmacy and business center. For those looking for organic produce or specialty ingredients, there is a Central Market and Sprouts Farmers Market just a few miles away. It takes just a couple of minutes by car to get to the Westgate shopping center, where you’ll find salons, health and wellness stores, a pet hospital, and a Regal movie theater. A little to the west of Westgate, Sunset Valley Marketplace offers big stores like Office Max, Home Depot, and Wal-Mart.
Southbridge Villas is a newer neighborhood located in South Austin offering private, luxury living and access to Austin’s best workplaces, schools, and entertainment. Southbridge Villas are located off of Manchaca Rd, between the intersections of Slaughter Ln and William Cannon. The community is ideally located near major roadways including Highway 290, Interstate 35, and Loop 360. From William Cannon you can easily get to Mopac Loop 1 to the west and Interstate 35 to the east. Manchaca is a major road through South Austin and the location of many popular destinations. Austin-Bergstrom Airport is just 20 minutes to east, on Highway 71.