Swede Hill Housing Market Trends
|# Listings||Average DOM||Average Price||Average $/SqFt||Median Price||Median $/SqFt||Average % Reduced|
|Sold Last 6 Months (Unlock Sold Listings)||8||41||$634,750||$367||$530,000||$330||3%|
*Swede Hill Market Stats are based on Austin MLS data as of October 27th, 2016 at 12:16am CDT.
Swede Hill Austin
Part of Austin's 78702 zip code, Swede Hill is on the National Registry of Historic Places. Founded by Swedish immigrants in the 1870s, original homes went up between 1880 and 1930. The University of Texas at Austin and Interstate 35 claimed part of the community, and what remains today lies just east of Interstate 35 between East 12th Street and East Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.
A diverse neighborhood with varied architecture, Swede Hill homes for sale range from early 1900s Victorians to modern designs from the late 1990s and 2000s. Floor plans are as distinct as the architecture, with 2-bedroom cottages of 700 square feet neighboring 5-bedroom modern luxury homes of 4,200 square feet. Historic charm and modern finishes mingle beautifully in this quaint East Austin community.
Lots of a quarter acre or less are lush with towering oaks and pecans. Columned porches look out on fountains and gardens, many enclosed by wrought-iron fences. With notable architecture, downtown views, and a prime East Austin location, Swede Hill homes for sale are a unique real estate option.
Where is Swede Hill Austin?
Swede Hill sits just across Interstate 35 from Downtown Austin. From 6th Street and Congress Avenue, take Congress Avenue north and turn right onto East 11th Street. Cross I-35 and turn left onto the access road. Turn right on East 12th Street and Swede Hill homes for sale are on the left, between East 12th Street and East Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, I-35 and Comal Street.
Things to do near Swede Hill
Located just east of Interstate 35, Swede Hill is about 1 mile from the University of Texas at Austin and the Texas State Capitol Complex and 1.5 miles from Downtown Austin. Neighborhood parks include Swede Hill Pocket Park, a place to relax and sit beneath the magnificent trees, and Kealing Park, with a swimming pool, playgrounds, basketball courts and tennis courts. Just south of the neighborhood on East 11th Street are some of East Austin's best-known eateries, such as Franklin Barbecue, Hillside Farmacy, and East Side Pies, all within 1 mile.
Swede Hill Schools
Austin ISD serves the Swede Hill community. Depending on the address, students attend either Blackshear Elementary (PK-5), Kealing Middle (6-8), and Eastside Memorial High (9-12) or Campbell Elementary (PK-5), Kealing Middle (6-8), and McCallum High School (9-12). The downtown area provides daycare and private school options, such as Stepping Stone School (6 weeks – 5 years), The Khabele School (18 months - 12th grade), and Cathedral School of Saint Mary (PK3-8).
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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from October 27th, 2016 at 12:16am 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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