For newcomers to Austin, understanding the various areas of the city and surrounding communities may be a challenge. Austin has major roadways that serve as boundary markers for several sections of the city including North Austin.
Imagining an inverted triangle, North Austin’s southern apex is located at the point where Interstate 35 and US-183 intersect about 7 miles north of Downtown Austin. The other sides of the triangle become US-183 heading northwest and Interstate 35 heading northeast. The northern base of the triangle sits at TX-45 running east and west at the top of the triangle. The neighborhoods in between include Jollyville, McNeil, Wells Branch, North Burnet, Northwood, Wooten, Scofield Ridge, Mesa Park, Millwood and many other small communities. Most North Austin homes are in Travis County’s 78727, 78728, 28729, 78753, 78758, 78759 zip codes.
Buyers searching for North Austin homes find a variety of homes built beginning in the late 1940s up to today. For some, these homes mean an opportunity to find a renovation project or fixer upper. Others may adore the well-established feel of traditional neighborhoods with sidewalks and streetlights, and many buyers want affordable housing convenient to where they work, excellent schools or shopping areas. Listings for North Austin homes for sale are often contemporary, mid-century modern or traditional styles and average about 2,200 square feet in size. Most homes are single-family with brick, stone and siding exteriors. They feature covered entries and patios and front-load garages or carports.
New construction is also popping up throughout North Austin with national builders creating new neighborhoods that take advantage of the area's convenient location to schools and employment centers. Whatever the reason, there are North Austin homes for sale in neighborhoods to suit just about every buyer according to the price, style, and size.