Park Forest Housing Market Trends
|# Listings||Average DOM||Average Price||Average $/SqFt||Median Price||Median $/SqFt||Average % Reduced|
|Sold Last 6 Months (Unlock Sold Listings)||20||21||$323,753||$257||$310,000||$263||1%|
*Park Forest Market Stats are based on Austin MLS data as of April 23rd, 2017 at 6:15pm CDT.
Park Forest Austin
Park Forest is an established South Austin community. One of the earliest neighborhoods developed south of Highway 290; the location offers convenience to Austin's major thoroughfares along with Downtown Austin 7 miles away.
Lush greenbelt lots lead up to the ranch-style homes built in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Some Park Forest home for sale include updates to give them more of a contemporary feel. Homes average 1,200 square feet. Inside Park Forest homes are 3 to 4 bedrooms, updated kitchens, and patios opening up to private fenced backyards. Home also contain classic ranch features like carports, beamed ceilings, and a select few also have sunrooms.
Where is Park Forest Austin TX?
To visit Park Forest in South Austin's 78745 zip code from Downtown Austin, drive Interstate 35 S and take the Hwy 71 W/Hwy 290 W toward Johnson City exit. Continue on Highway 290 and in 2.4 miles take the Manchaca Road exit toward Farm to Market 2304/Manchaca Road. After exiting take the first left onto Manchaca Road. In less than a half mile turn left onto Forest Hill Drive. Park Forest homes for sale are 11 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and 2 miles from St. David's South Austin Medical Center.
Things to do near Park Forest
Park Forest homeowners enjoy a variety of fun, peaceful activities within the area. Residents use Garrison Park's basketball courts, playscape, softball field, trails, and pool. Or a jog through Cougar Creek Greenbelt provides more scenic vistas and then offers some retail therapy from Sunset Valley Shopping Center. Many more stores are near the Highway 290 and Capital of Texas Highway intersection including Central Market and Target along with local dining spots like Hyde Park Bar & Grill. McKinney Falls State Park makes for a fantastic weekend getaway that's only 9 miles from Park Forest homes for sale. Fish in Onion Creek, hike through the hill country, and then camp underneath the stars.
Park Forest Schools
Austin ISD serves students living in Park Forest. Joslin Elementary (PK-5), Covington Middle (6-8) and Crockett High School (9-12) are the assigned schools for this neighborhood. Area private schools and daycares include Strickland Christian School (K-8) and the Khabele School's Early Childhood Campus (18 months- age 3).
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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from April 23rd, 2017 at 6:15pm 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.
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