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Reservoir Heights Housing Market Trends
|# Listings||Average DOM||Average Price||Average $/SqFt||Median Price||Median $/SqFt||Average % Reduced|
|Sold Last 6 Months (Unlock Sold Listings)||1||7||$499,000||$357||$499,000||$357||7%|
*Reservoir Heights Market Stats are based on Austin MLS data as of January 22nd, 2020 at 4:40am CST.
Reservoir Heights Austin
Back in the 1950s and 1960s, Austin was experiencing the rapid development of homes in North Central Austin and other outlying areas of the city. Many of these 1-story modest bungalow-style homes had pier and beam construction which has some advantages over today’s concrete slab foundations. These simple, functional homes were built up above the ground level by sinking posts below the surface to rest on stone. Many homes built today have slab foundations that are cost-efficient but don’t offer some of the benefits or livability of pier and beam or post and beam construction.
Buyers searching in North Central Austin find many pier and beam foundation homes in neighborhoods such as Brentwood, an increasingly popular community due to location and the eclectic mix of home styles and sizes. Those considering Reservoir Heights homes for sale, a section within Brentwood, will find most owners have upgraded or remodeled their bungalow with the latest features in home design. While averaging only around 1,100 square feet, many of these homes retain their original charm yet have interiors with wood and tile flooring, chef-style kitchens, spa-like baths and beautiful outdoor living areas. Infill construction has added more modern homes with eco-friendly features that meet the demands of today’s homebuyers.
Reservoir Heights is an excellent example of a neighborhood’s value determined by location and ambiance over merely square footage and age of the property. In Austin, a hip and happening area trump many of the home features and amenities that buyers flock to find in new suburban construction. For the home buyer who values the ability to personalize their home, Reservoir Heights is worth putting on their list.
Where is Reservoir Heights Austin TX?
To explore North Central Austin and Reservoir Heights homes for sale from Downtown Austin, take North Lamar Blvd to West Koenig Lane. Head west on West Koenig Lane taking a right on Woodrow Avenue. Reservoir Heights homes for sale are along two streets in North Central Austin. Buyers may find listings off Woodrow Avenue at Romeria Drive heading east and also along Payne Avenue heading west. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is 17 miles from Reservoir Heights via TX-183A Toll Road.
Things to do near Reservoir Heights
North Central Austin has a wide variety of recreational parks and pools open to residents living in the area. Beverly Sheffield Northwest District Park and Brentwood Neighborhood Pool are both less than 2 miles from most homes in this community. HEB grocery store and a Walgreens Pharmacy are less than a mile away and are accessible to Capital Metro’s #320 bus between Woodrow Avenue and Burnet Road. Connecting bus #5 run along Woodrow Avenue giving residents of this area an easy way to get around North Central Austin and into the city.
Reservoir Heights Schools
Austin ISD serves students living in Reservoir Heights. Assigned schools for this community are Brentwood Elementary School (K-5), Lamar Middle School (6-8), and McCallum High School (9-12). Paragon Prep (K-8) and St. Louis Catholic School (PK-8) are additional options serving residents who prefer a private school setting for their child.