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Highlands at Oak Forest Housing Market Trends
|# Listings||Average DOM||Average Price||Average $/SqFt||Median Price||Median $/SqFt||Average % Reduced|
|Sold Last 6 Months (Unlock Sold Listings)||2||89||$511,250||$183||$450,000||$180||1%|
*Highlands at Oak Forest Market Stats are based on Austin MLS data as of January 28th, 2020 at 10:25am CST.
Highlands at Oak Forest Austin
Highlands at Oak Forest is a neighborhood of 100 homes located north of Great Hills Park off Jollyville Road in Northwest Austin. Traditional homes averaging over 2,100 square feet in size line Colina Lane, Heron Drive and Grapevine Lane in Travis County’s 78759 zip code. Just off US-183 / Research Boulevard, the neighborhood is 14 miles from Downtown Austin surrounded by similarly charming communities, good schools, and outdoor recreation areas.
By the 1980s, Austin’s population had spread north along major highways such as US-183. Developers created subdivisions with 3 and 4-bedroom houses averaging over 2,100 square feet in size. Elevations in brick and siding are common as are large windows and leaded glass front doors.
For the most part, 1980s architecture celebrated traditional design with formal living and dining areas but added the all-important family room with fireplace. Interiors, decorated in dark wood, wallpaper, and kitchens with laminate countertops and oak cabinetry, were typical of this era. These are highly functional floor plans that work because they provide separate spaces for activities. Most Highlands at Oak Forest homes for sale are updated with fresh paint, wood floors, new carpet and upgraded lighting and kitchen fixtures, yet their classic design remains popular in today’s market.
Where is Highlands at Oak Forest Austin TX?
Highlands at Oak Forest homes for sale are in Northwest Austin. To visit, take TX-1 Loop N / MoPac Expressway to US-183 / Research Boulevard. Exit toward Duval Road. Take Jollyville Rd to Oak Knoll Drive. Follow Oak Knoll Drive to Colina Ln into the neighborhood. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is 20 miles from Highlands at Oak Forest via US 183 S to TX-17 E.
Things to do near Highlands at Oak Forest
Jollyville Road flows along the border of many of Northwest Austin’s smaller neighborhoods providing an alternative to getting on a major highway just to run errands. It also leads to W Braker Lane, which cuts over to The Domain, only 5 miles away. Upscale shopping, dining, and entertainment are all available with over 100 stores and restaurants, many exclusive to this market. Great Hills Park, a 95-acre greenspace, is also nearby as is Quarry Lake with kayaking and swimming areas.
Highlands at Oak Forest Schools
Austin ISD serves Highlands at Oak Forest homes for sale. Davis Elementary (K-5), Murchison Middle (6-8), and Anderson High School (9-12) are the assigned schools for this community. Private school options include Summit Christian Academy (K-12), Hill Country Christian School (PK-12), and Austin Jewish Academy (PK-6).