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One of the most popular areas in Austin is the South Austin region, which has long been a favorite of locals for its eclectic & unique personality (which is home of the phrase “Keep Austin Weird”), its rolling hills and greenbelts, its proximity to the beautiful Texas Hill Country, its closeness to downtown Austin and the excellent school districts in South Austin.

South Austin is both hip and laid-back at the same time. It has a relaxed vibe but endless options for music, food, shopping, and outdoor activities all within a short walk, bike, or drive into downtown.

Learn more here about South Austin homes for sale in Austin, Texas.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $720K
Lowest Price $170K
Highest Price $15.4M
Total Listings 441
Avg. Days On Market 58
Avg. Price/SQFT $389

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Homes For Sale in South Austin

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More About South Austin Real Estate

In South Austin, you'll find a mix of housing options. With an average build date of 1988, South Austin homes offer nearly every type of architectural style—from small bungalows to traditional ranchers, luxury & modest mid-rise condos, and high-end estates, and all within a short walk or bike into downtown or the popular shopping and dining corridors of South Lamar, South First, or South Congress.

South of Highway 71 features a range of housing from mid-century homes on larger lots to newer master-planned communities. While not as walkable, homes are more affordable and in closer proximity to major shopping areas.

Residents of South Austin who love the outdoors, can enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities. Just south of downtown is the 350-acre Zilker Park, which is host of the annual Austin City Limits Music Fest and home to year-round spring-fed swimming at Barton Springs Pool. In addition, residents can enjoy Auditorium Shores at Town Lake Metropolitan Park, where they enjoy a dog park, hike and bike trails, other festivals and music concerts.

Music lives in the heart of South Austin with local live music venues like Continental Club, Saxon Pub, The Broken Spoke, and Strange Brew.

For shopping and dining, the eclectic South Congress Avenue, with local boutiques and eateries set against the backdrop of the capital, and mainstream Southpark Meadows or Westgate Shopping Center offers something for everyone. Well-known eateries like Guero's Taco Bar and Home Slice Pizza are local favorites. Dozens of additional restaurants, cafes, and diners offer a broad range of food from burger joints and vegan menus to Vietnamese, Mexican, Indian, and Thai fare.

Residents who love cultural events have their choice of excellent venues from Palmer Events Center, The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Zachary Scott Theatre, and Dougherty Arts Center, all of which host a multitude of annual charity and non-profit events, local art shows and shopping fairs, as well as local theater, ballet and other performing arts acts.

School Districts in South Austin

Students living in the South Austin area are served by the Austin ISD, with a number of exemplary schools, including Barton Hills Elementary and Bowie High School. Younger students attend elementary schools such as Barton Hills Elementary (K-5), Dawson Elementary (PK-5), and Sunset Valley (PK-5). Older students attend Bailey Middle (6-8), Covington Middle (6-8), and O. Henry Middle (6-8) as well as Travis High (9-12), Crockett High (9-12), and Stephen F. Austin High School (9-12). All of the high schools enjoy excellent reputations for academics and special programs. Private school options include San Juan Diego Catholic High School (9-12), Bannockburn Christian Academy (PK-5), Athena Montessori Academy (PK-K), and Veritas Academy (PK-12).

South Austin Neighborhoods & Location

South Austin resides in the 78704, 78745, 78748, and 78749 zip codes. South Austin starts just below downtown's Lady Bird Lake and extends as far south as Slaughter Lane, with Mopac and West Bouldin Creek serving the western border, and I-35 to the east. The main divide is Highway 71 with the iconic 78704 zip code to the north, featuring neighborhoods such as Travis Heights, Bouldin, and Zilker.

Popular South Austin neighborhoods include Travis Heights, Bouldin, Zilker, Cherry Creek, Western Trails, and Barton Hills.

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