About Southwest Austin
Southwest Austin is one of the fastest growing housing markets within the entire Austin area! Its proximity to downtown Austin, dining and shopping, mature trees, affordable homes and great school district, makes ir easy to understand why everyone wants to live in Southwest Austin!
Southwest Austin is defined by the triangle region that stretches across Mopac (Loop 1,) just north of Highway 290 and Highway 71, and down to the south edge of the county. Southwest Austin is ideal for folks who want to have a part of that “Austin feel,” with the convenience of many entertainment options and keeping a short commute, but with a more spacious and affordable home compared to central Austin.
Some popular and growing neighborhoods in Southwest Austin include Barton Creek, Belterra, Circle C, Legend Oaks, Maple Run, Meridian, Sendera, Village at Western Oaks, Westcreek, and Western Oaks, among many others.
Being so convenient to downtown Austin via Mopac, South Congress or South Lamar, it would be impossible to not find great food that Austin is known for! The Alamo Drafthouse on Slaughter Lane is a great place to catch a movie while enjoying great food with a local brewed beer. The Shops at Arbor Trails at William Cannon and Mopac are centrally located within Southwest Austin and offer stores such as: Whole Foods Market, CostCo, My Fit Foods, Tiff’s Treats, Mandola’s Italian Market, Austin’s famous Chuy’s Mexican Restaurant, etc.
Southwest Austin’s beautiful landscaping also lends itself to gorgeous golf courses, many parks and recreational activities including The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s gorgeous gardens filled with wildflowers and native plans. Cycling trails at The Veloway are located on over 100 acres.
Southwest Austin is a part of Austin Independent School District and also has several private schools in the area, including nearby prestigious Regents School of Austin. It provides easy and fast access to The University of Texas at Austin, St. Edwards University and multiple Austin Community College campuses.
The convenience offered by Southwest Austin, world famous great food and entertainment, parks and outdoor space, and fantastic school district, it’s easy to understand why Southwest Austin neighborhoods are the highest in demand in all of the Austin metro area!
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