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Austin Highlands Housing Market Trends
|# Listings||Average DOM||Average Price||Average $/SqFt||Median Price||Median $/SqFt||Average % Reduced|
|Sold Last 6 Months (Unlock Sold Listings)||9||30||$279,767||$245||$278,000||$245||4%|
*Austin Highlands Market Stats are based on Austin MLS data as of January 27th, 2020 at 3:25pm CST.
Austin Highlands is a well-established community in Travis County located a few blocks off William Cannon Drive. Part of the Garrison Park neighborhood in the popular South Austin 78745 zip code, this area boasts quiet streets, mature trees and a convenient location with nearby amenities.
The area features primarily ranch-style, single-story homes built between 1970 and 1980, with the occasional 2-story option. Exterior features include traditional brick and Austin-stone facades. Austin Highlands homes for sale average 1,200 to 1,500 square feet of living space, with 2 to 4 bedrooms and 2 to 3 bathrooms. Outside, backyards with tall trees provide shade, scenery, and privacy. The area is pedestrian friendly, and residents enjoy strolling along sidewalks that line community streets. Austin Highlands is now a Google Fibre neighborhood, providing tech-savvy residents access to lighting speed internet connection.
Typical interior features include vaulted ceilings, open living spaces, and large rear-facing windows letting in lots of natural light. Many remodeled properties offer upgraded kitchens, bathrooms, and flooring, while other homes provide the layout and location to build a little sweat equity in a desirable area.
Where is Austin Highlands in Austin TX?
To find Austin Highlands from Downtown Austin, take Interstate-35 South to exit 228 toward William Cannon Drive, or take South 1st Street to Turtle Boulevard and turn right onto Emerald Forest Drive. Austin Highlands homes for sale are conveniently located just 6.5 miles from Downtown Austin and 11 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
Things to do near Austin Highlands
Travel just 5 miles from area homes to enjoy some of Austin’s finest retail and dining options. Enjoy a local food trailer or check out a local gallery along the hip South Congress and South 1st Street Districts. Or visit Barton Creek Square Mall with over 170 shopping and dining options to choose from, plus a 14-screen movie theater. Grocery shopping is just a mile down the road at the HEB grocery store on William Cannon. Recreational enthusiasts enjoy nearby Garrison Park where visitors run along a shaded jogging trail, join a pickup game on one of the many athletic fields, host a picnic at the barbecue pits, and cool off in The Garrison swimming pool.
Austin Highlands Schools
Austin Highlands homes for sale are within Austin ISD. Students in the area can walk or bike to Odom Elementary (PK-5), Bedichek Middle (6-8) and Crockett High School (9-12), each less than 1.5 miles from most homes. For public schooling options in the area, Austin Montessori (PK-9), St. Ignatius Martyr (PK-8) and San Juan Diego Catholic School are all within 5 miles of most homes.