Encompassing some of the most prestigious neighborhoods in Austin, West Austin is rich in history and features stunning estates and luxurious town homes. Located in the heart of Austin, this area is known for its historic homes, abundant green space, and easy access to the entire city. Mature trees tower over the well-established streets in these neighborhoods with new luxury housing added each year. Residents enjoy the quintessential Austin life — fine dining, upscale & eclectic shopping, easy access to outdoor activities, and close proximity to live music. Ideal for anyone looking for a slice of heaven, Central Austin epitomizes life in the ATX. This area is in the Austin ISD
and several private schools like Hyde Park, St. Andrews, St. Stephens,
are easily accessed.
West & Central Austin Real Estate Market
West & Central Austin real estate consists of townhomes, estates, and more. Contact the West & Central Austin real estate agents & realtors at the Kathryn Scarborough to find bungalows, mansions, houses & homes for sale in West and Central Austin, Texas.
Tarrytown is an affluent, well-established community just west of Mopac (Highway 1) in Central Austin. Known for its stately homes, manicured lawns, and Live Oak-lined streets, Tarrytown features easy access to several area parks, Lions Golf Course
, Lake Austin, and the Deep Eddy Pool.
Residents enjoy a short commute to Downtown Austin to enjoy eclectic shopping, fine dining, and a wide variety of entertainment. Westwood Country Club
is a great neighborhood club with boat docks, a pool, and a very popular tennis program.
Pemberton: Situated in the Old West Austin National Register Historic District, Pemberton Heights is a majestic neighborhood distinguished by its tree-lined streets, grand estates, and historic feel. Pemberton Heights is known for its large lots, immaculate lawns, and family-friendly vibe. Conveniently located by the University of Texas, the Texas State Capital, and the city center.
Clarkesville was settled in the 1870s by freed slaves and is one of the most historic areas of Austin. Many of the homes are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is a relaxed, pedestrian-friendly neighborhood with charming bungalows and beautiful historic mansions. Nestled in this neighborhood are some of Austin's best restaurants: Jeffreys, Josephine's House,
and Galaxy Cafe.
It is located within minutes of downtown, the hike and bike trail on Lady Bird Lake, and all the great shopping/restaurants along Lamar Blvd.
Old Enfield/Deep Eddy: One of the oldest neighborhoods in Austin, Old Enfield offers elegant estates, manicured parks, and nationally acclaimed schools, all within close proximity to downtown. Located just west of the University of Texas, the community features a unique mix of old and new, while retaining its historic charm. Minutes from the heart of the city, residents enjoy easy access to dining, shopping, and hike & bike trails.
Brykerwoods is an established and sought-after neighborhood surrounded by abundant amenities including hike & bike trails, upscale dining, and easy access to the city center. A mix of charming bungalows and historic homes, Brykerwoods is a one-of-a-kind neighborhood in one of the most centrally located locations. The local elementary school, Brykerwoods Elementary,
is within walking distance of most homes.
Watersedge: Set in the hills overlooking Lake Austin, Watersedge is an upscale neighborhood offering a retreat from reality just miles from Downtown Austin. Established in the 1990s, Watersedge is filled with one-of-a-kind residences ranging in both styles and amenities. Residents enjoy private access to Lake Austin, top-rated schools, and close proximity to major area employers including both Facebook and Google.
Highland Hills: This neighborhood is just on the cusp of West Austin and is a great location for commuting around Austin. The neighborhood is well established with good size lots of most homes are ranch style.
Balcones: Balcones Hills was developed in the 1970s and many of the homes were built around that time. The area has community parks, a pool, and tennis courts. The proximity to Loop 1 (Mopac) and 35th street make it a popular location.