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Western Trails Housing Market Trends
|# Listings||Average DOM||Average Price||Average $/SqFt||Median Price||Median $/SqFt||Average % Reduced|
|Sold Last 6 Months (Unlock Sold Listings)||16||39||$480,181||$254||$490,000||$245||2%|
*Western Trails Market Stats are based on Austin MLS data as of August 25th, 2019 at 11:40am CDT.
Western Trails Austin
Western Trails is an established neighborhood in South Austin close to a number of shopping areas and natural spaces. This Travis County community is in the 78745 zip code and features well-maintained homes in a great location.
With an average build date of 1966, Western Trails homes for sale offer mid-century 1-story designs with stone exteriors. Many of these homes feature either tasteful upgrades or total remodeling, while the remaining residences are fantastic candidates for customizing. Mature trees shade houses and lots, and backyards are large with patios for relaxing and unwinding.
Interiors average 2,300 square feet with 3-4 bedrooms and 2-3 bathrooms. As with the exteriors, many of the interiors are fully updated and reflect modern conveniences and details. Floor plans are open with kitchens overlooking living areas, while vaulted ceilings visually expand the space.
Where is Western Trails Austin TX?
Located in the 78745 zip code, Western Trails homes for sale are just 5 miles from Downtown Austin. Developed along Packsaddle Pass with borders of Hwy 290 to the north, Manchaca Road to the east, and Jones Road to the south, this neighborhood is 10 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
Things to do near Western Trails
Western Trails homes for sale enjoy an incredible location that bridges exciting urban life with a relaxing suburban vibe. Joslin Neighborhood Park is less than 1 mile away with sports courts and fields, a playground, and walking trails. Sunset Valley Nature Area is 3 miles away with additional trails for mountain biking and walking. Westgate Shopping Center is less than 1 mile away and offers a Central Market, Yoga Yoga, and Hyde Park Bar and Grill. For bulk shopping, Costco Wholesale is just 4 miles away, and for excellent healthcare, St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is less than 2 miles away.
Close to Highway 290 and MoPac Expressway / TX-1 Loop, residents have quick access to all parts of Austin and the surrounding areas. Downtown Austin is right around the corner with nightly live music, cultural events, and eclectic dining options.
Western Trails Schools
The Austin ISD serves the students of Western Trails. Younger students attend either Sunset Valley Elementary (PK-5) or Joslin Elementary (PK-5) while older students attend Covington Middle (6-8) and Crockett High School (9-12). The high school has an award-winning science club as well as cosmetology program. Private school options include a less than 1-mile drive to Austin Montessori School (PK-9) and a 3-mile drive to Veritas Academy (PK-12).
Neighborhoods near Western Trails Austin
Western Trails Neighborhood Video
[Western Trails] is a small family community nestled in the south of Austin, just south of Ben White between Manchaca and Westgate, north of Jones Road and south of Red Street or Western Trails. Traveling through the neighborhood, you’ll notice well-manicured lawns and beautiful mid-century architecture. The homes in the neighborhood are mid-century style homes built in the ‘50s and ‘60s. While there is no mandatory homeowners association, there is a voluntary neighborhood association. You’ll find most homes selling in their 200,000 to 300,000 dollar price range.
The neighborhood feeds into four schools, both Sunset Valley and Jocelyn Elementary, as well as Covington Middle School and Crockett High School. You’ll find the people of the community out jogging, walking their dogs, walking with their children. Right now, we’re standing here in Garrison Park. Jocelyn Park is also nearby where the neighborhood gathers during National Night Out for fun and games with their neighbors. In the Western Trails neighborhood, there’s a mix of age groups. Many elderly homeowners reside here as well as young professionals and families moving in more recently. Within a short walking distance of the neighborhood, you’ll find the Westgate Shopping Center, which houses Central Market, Yoga Yoga, Amy’s Ice Cream, Whole Earth Provisions, and many other shops that are distinctly Austin.
Downtown Austin is a short five to ten minute drive, or if you prefer to use public transportation, the Capital Metro bus can get you there in about 15 minutes. If live music is what you’re looking for, Hill’s Café off South Congress has live music most evenings of the week, and Strange Brew Coffeehouse is now open 24 hours, and also sharing live music most nights. Western Trails is a peaceful, family friendly community located conveniently in close proximity to Central Austin. The winding tree lined streets are dotted with well-manicured lawns and mid-century homes owned by both new homeowners and many original owners who have been here since the neighborhood was originally established.