78704 zip code is located in the heart of South Austin just south of downtown with its northern border being Ladybird Lake, Ben White to the south, I-35 to the east, and the Barton Creek green belt to the west. It’s located just a couple minutes from downtown, and about 15 to 20 minutes to the airport. The three main corridors of 78704 are South Lamar, South First, and South Congress, with the number of condo options available along all three. Some of the most popular buildings include Barton Place, which is located along Barton Springs’ restaurant row.
It features a unique mix of ones, twos, and three bedrooms, with one bedrooms starting in the 200,000s. Located just across from Ladybird Lake is South Lamar’s Bridges on the Park. It offers one and two bedrooms starting in the 300s. The Denizen has a mix of town homes and flats, and more of a neighborhood setting. One bedrooms start in the mid 200,000s. 78704 is zoned to the Austin Independent School District with students attending one of nine schools, including the exemplary rated Barton Hills Elementary, and Austin Elementary.
78704 is more than just a zip code. It’s a way of life. Music lovers frequent the rockabillian blues of the Continental Club or the legendary honky tonk of the Broken Spoke. Art lovers will enjoy the galleries and studios. You can take in a world class performance at the Long Center. For those who crave the outdoors, there’s the hike and bike trail around Ladybird Lake or exploring all the treasures of Austin’s backyard, Zilker Park, including Barton Springs Pool. Shopping local is the thing to do along the South Congress strip, with favorites like men’s store Stag, and the kitschy collectibles at Uncommon Objects. Or head to South Lamar and South First for clothing boutiques like Moss, home stores like Mockingbird, or record shops like End of an Ear.
Foodies will get their fix at famed sushi spot Uchi, farm to table favorite Barley Swine, or Modern Time Masterpiece Sway. Or you’re never too far away from some exotic food trailer, guaranteed to satisfy any craving. If you’re thirsty, you can head to Jo’s for the city’s best coffee and people watching, or cool off with a local beer at the ABGB. But no day is complete without homemade ice cream from Lick. In South Austin, there’s truly something for everyone, and all within close walking or biking distance. But it’s the relaxed vibe coupled with the limitless options that truly makes this the perfect place to call home.
What makes South Austin so unique is the 78704 lifestyle, perfect for those who love the music, the arts, or the outdoors. So whatever your passion or price point, the perfect South Austin condo awaits.