Lakeway – Hill country sunsets

Lakeway, only 30 minutes from downtown, features some of the most spectacular Austin hill country and lake views.   Once a sleepy retirement community and hippie hangout (heard about Hippie Hollow?),  Lakeway’s transformation into a bustling urban microcosm is being fueled by people seeking a relaxing Austin lifestyle and exemplary Lake Travis and Leander schools.  Jobs abound with the opening of the Lakeway Regional Medical Center.

South Austin – The heart and soul of weird

South Austin is where weird meets chic.   Modern condos nestle beside 2 bedroom bungalows hailing from the 50’s.   South Austin is where the movement started as a stomping ground for the 50,000+ University of Texas students.  It’s replete with funky neighborhoods with character to spare:  Travis Heights, Bouldin Creek, Zilker, Barton Hills, SoCo (South Congress) and South Lamar.  South Austin is home to lots of very interesting shops, (check them out at the street party every First Thursday), cool eateries like Tuti Fruti, Doc’s Bar and Grill and Guero’s Restaurant which features live bands

Downtown condos – View it all, do it all

Downtown Austin condos have it all whether you want to explore nature at  Barton Springs and Lady Bird Lake (formerly Town Lake), dine at fine restaurants, or take in a play at Zachary Scott Theater.   and the best Austin restaurants and shopping whether you prefer weird or chic.  Austin is known as the “live music capital of the world,” featuring many bands, dueling pianos, and comedy acts in the 6th Street and Warehouse entertainment districts. Prices for downtown Austin condos range from $250,000 to well over $2 million.

Austin Dog Parks


Auditorium Shores*

920 W. Riverside Drive 512/974-6700
On the banks of Town Lake, just west of the First Street Bridge. Auditorium Shores is an outdoor concert venue with an especially busy summer schedule, a place to catch the fireworks on the Fourth of July and the hub of Austin's most popular hike-and-bike trail. Leash free area from South First to Bouldin Avenue.

Tanglewild -- Sold

Wow! A custom-built Austin home with a walled compound right in the middle of the city.  My clients love SAM builder’s standard features: marble floors, stainless steel appliances and granite counters throughout. Residents attend schools in Austin Independent School District and specifically Anderson High, one of the only Austin schools with a 8 out of 10 rating.

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