Neighborhood Guide

North Central Austin

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North Central Austin is booming. Young professionals and families especially love the tranquility, the tree lined streets, and the convenience to downtown Austin. There are plenty of places to shop, dine out, or just grab a cup of joe without the hassle of traffic jams and crowds of people.

Where to Visit

The University of Texas at Austin is just south of North Central Austin. There’s always something going on there, and catching a Longhorns’ home game is a must for the sports enthusiast. If shopping’s your thing, you can spend days discovering what’s new at the Domain, Austin’s open air shopping center. There are over a hundred stores to choose from, including Neiman Marcus, Louis Vuitton, Lilly Pulitzer, and Stuart Weitzman.

If you’re in the mood to dine out, but don’t want the hassle of driving into downtown Austin, try one of North Central Austin’s many fine restaurants. Tumble 22 Restaurant specializes in Nashville hot chicken with southern sides and cocktails. District Kitchen partners with sustainable farms to ensure you’ll get the freshest ingredients when you dine with them. Genuine Joe Coffee House is a popular hangout that offers live music and open mic nights.

One of the great things about Austin is its 20,000+ acres of parkland. No matter where you live there are plenty of dog and kid friendly parks with hiking and biking trails to choose from. North Central’s Austin’s favorite green spaces include Balcones Park, Gracywoods Neighborhood Park, and Emma Long Metropolitan Park.

North Central Austin Neighborhoods

There are more than 30 subdivisions in North Central Austin. They range from homes with a 1950’s feel to brand new condominiums. The following will give you a taste of what’s available.

Allandale is a quiet neighborhood lined with mature trees. Homes here are traditional and family friendly. Many are mid-20th century updates. The Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park offers residents a pool, duck pond, and sports courts. North Central Austin homes in Allandale average around $685,000 according to

Crestview offers you bungalows and mid-20th century ranch homes. Amenities like Top Notch Burgers and the former Minimax have been around for many years. The Burnet Road Farmers Market and JuiceLand are newer additions. North Central Austin homes for sale here range from $550,000 to $1,070,000 according to

Highland Hills is full of trees and curving streets. Originally developed in the mid-20th century, it boasts large homes on generous lots. Views of Cat Mountain and the hill country are fantastic. Homes in the neighborhood are currently selling for $757,000 to $1,000,000 according to

Visit North Central Austin to see for yourself what everybody is talking about. You might just fall in love and decide to make it home.

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