Independence Park Housing Market Trends
|# Listings||Average DOM||Average Price||Average $/SqFt||Median Price||Median $/SqFt||Average % Reduced|
|Sold Last 6 Months (Unlock Sold Listings)||25||26||$362,488||$183||$362,500||$171||1%|
*Independence Park Market Stats are based on Austin MLS data as of September 26th, 2017 at 5:55am CDT.
Independence Park Austin
Independence Park is a unique village of Craftsman-style homes located off Manchaca Road in South Austin. With a location only 9 miles from Downtown Austin, in Travis County’s 78745 zip code, this community is a must see for buyers who long for a modern home with all the ambiance of living in an older neighborhood.
Independence Park homes for sale, developed by regional builder Scott Felder Homes in 2009, are in a quaint neighborhood that features architectural details that take buyers back to the early 1900s. Simple, functional, and more masculine than homes of the Victorian era, Craftsman houses have tapering pillars, porches and wide eaves with exposed rafters. Many of these elements are apparent at Independence Park creating a charming community inspired by yesteryear.
Buyers of Independence Park homes find Scott Felder Homes has taken the best of the Craftsman style and incorporated it into a design that works well in these 1,800 plus square feet houses. Exteriors include shingle and siding elevations, decorative shutters, tapered columns anchored by stone supports, and wide eaves with exposed rafters. Many of these houses have small front porches, attached garages, and rear patios or decks.
While the exteriors harken to days gone by, the interiors of Independence Park homes for sale are fresh and modern. The neighborhood features houses with 3 and 4-bedroom floor plans, high ceilings, recessed lighting, arched passages with rounded corners, and wood, tile and carpeted flooring. Many houses have large kitchens, fireplaces, and bonus rooms.
Where is Independence Park Austin TX?
To visit Independence Park homes for sale from Downtown Austin, take Manchaca Road south past West Stassney Lane turning right on Independence Drive into the community. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is 11 miles from Independence Park.
Things to do near Independence Park
With a location off Manchaca Road north of West William Cannon Drive, Independence Park homes are just across the road from Garrison Park and Municipal Pool. One of the few shaded parks in Austin, Garrison is a favorite of families who want a playground with plenty of benches, restrooms, and walking paths. For packing a picnic, HEB grocery Store is just 2.5 miles away. Major retail, as well as dining and entertainment, can be found 5 miles away at Southpark Meadows shopping center.
Independence Park Schools
Austin ISD serves students living in Independence Park. Cunningham Elementary (K-5), Covington Middle (6-8), and Crocket High (9-12) are the assigned schools for this community. Private school options include Bannockburn Christian Academy (PK-8) and Austin Montessori School (PK-9).
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Independence Park Neighborhood Video
Welcome to Independence Park. It’s a little bit of Americana in the heart of funky South Austin, located just south of Stassney with the main entrance off of Manchaca.
Everything you need is just a short trip away from Independence Park. Downtown is just six miles and it’s only 11 miles to the Austin airport. There is a quaint and charming feel to Independence Park and here you’ll get to know your neighbors. The neighbors are always out, visiting with each other, having block parties, walking the dogs, or simply gardening. This community is small and less than 250 homes, built between 2007 and 2012 by two area builders.
All of the homes were built in the contemporary craftsman style. This means they have inviting front porches where you can sit and read the newspaper, beautiful columns and enchanting curb appeal. These homes range in size from 1,200 to 2,500 square feet, the largest having tons of space, storage, four bedrooms and plenty of office space. There is plenty of room for your friends and family.
Independence Park is an easy living community where the HUA takes care of the common areas and landscaping. The amenities also include a wildlife refuge and duck pond as you drive into the neighborhood. What a treat it is to see migrating birds stopping to visit your neighborhood lake as they travel south for the winter. This community also has tons of walking trails tucked in behind the homes for everyone who loves to run.
If you’re looking for schools, Independence Park is part of the Austin Independent School District. Your kiddos have access to Cunningham Elementary, Covington Middle School and Crocket High School. Like being outdoors? Well, one of my favorite things about this community is that Garrison Park is located directly across the street. If you’re in the mood to shop, West Gate and Brody Oak Shopping Centers are a five minute drive away. Here you can find Central Market, Toys-R-Us if you have kids, Neiman Marcus Last Call for that little bit of bling, as well as Cavender’s Boots if you want a little more Texas in your life.
Looking for something sweet? We even have an Amy’s Ice Cream close by. If food is your thing, Hide Park Bar and Grill, known for its famous French fries, and if you love coffee, try Radio where you can grab a cup of Joe and Amigo’s Taco from Veracruz Food Trailer. After work, looking for a great happy hour, try our local Pint House Pizza.
Whether you’re an urban professional, young family, or empty nester, you will absolutely love Independence Park.
The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from September 26th, 2017 at 5:55am CDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.