Jester is surrounded by the Balcones Canyonland Preserves, and Jester residents enjoy gorgeous, stunning panoramic views of the Canyonland, downtown Austin and the rolling hills of West Austin. This comfortable family neighborhood features large homes built between 1982 and 2013.
Jester is conveniently located in Northwest Austin, near the intersection of Loop 360 and 2222. About 15 minutes from downtown Austin, the State Capital and the University of Texas. It is also close to several high tech firms, the Arboretum and the Domain shopping areas and Lake Travis, Lake Austin and Ladybird Lake are all within a few miles. And the iconic 360 Bridge is only a short, two minute drive away.
The streets in Jester Estates are designed to minimize traffic and enhance the sense of community. There are two entrances and exits for the neighborhood, one from 2222 and the other from Loop 360. Jester Boulevard runs all the way through the neighborhood and has a bike lane and sidewalk, where residents enjoy walking and biking. There are many cul-de-sacs and small loops within the neighborhood and Jester Boulevard ends at the entrance to the Balcones Canyonland Preserve, so there is no through traffic.
At the 2222 Entrance, there is a retail shopping area with many conveniences like a dry cleaner, a small food market, a dentist and an anytime fitness facility. There are also several restaurants close by like Waterloo Ice House, Siena Italian Restaurant, Bamboo Asian Grill, Papa John's Pizza and the neighborhood sports bar called My Place. The nearby four point shopping center has an H-E-B for your grocery shopping needs and a Starbucks for your early morning coffee.
Students in Jester Estates attend Austin ISD Schools, Hill Elementary, Murchison Middle School and Anderson High School. Hill Elementary is a Blue Ribbon School and has been given an exemplary rating by the Texas Education Agency. Murchison Middle School is implementing the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program that feeds into the high school program at Anderson High School, the only high school in Austin ISD, where the International Baccalaureate Program is offered.
The Jester neighborhood amenities include a community pool with lap lanes, tennis courts and a children's playground. Bull Creek is also just a short drive from the neighborhood for swimming and cooling off on a hot summer day. Jester also has several social groups like the Jester Page Turners Book Club, The Early Morning Boot Camp Workout and the Jester Uncorked Wine Lover's Group.
With the natural reserve surrounding the neighborhood, Jester residents are treated to viewing lots of wildlife, including birds like hummingbirds, cardinals, blue jays and a protected warbler. We also enjoy gorgeous sunrises and sunsets.