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Travis Heights Homes for Sale

All Listings Under $100,000 $600,000 - $700,000
$700,000 - $800,000 $800,000 - $900,000 $900,000 - $1,000,000
Over $1,000,000
1115 Gillespie Place, Austin
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,032 SqFt

1115 Gillespie Place, Austin

$3,450,000
1820 Kenwood Avenue, Austin
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,594 SqFt

1820 Kenwood Avenue, Austin

$2,599,000 ↓ $76,000
New
813 Rutherford Place, Austin
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,543 SqFt

813 Rutherford Place, Austin

$2,195,000
2101 Kenwood Avenue, Austin
  • Residential
  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,674 SqFt

2101 Kenwood Avenue, Austin

$1,775,000
1018 Harwood Place, Austin
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,344 SqFt

1018 Harwood Place, Austin

$1,445,000 ↓ $50,000
1419 Travis Heights Boulevard, Austin
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,690 SqFt

1419 Travis Heights Boulevard, Austin

$1,295,000
1109 Mission Ridge, Austin
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,384 SqFt

1109 Mission Ridge, Austin

$950,000
1020 Harwood Place, Austin
  • Residential
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,917 SqFt

1020 Harwood Place, Austin

$925,000
1006 Harwood Place, Austin
  • Residential
  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,565 SqFt

1006 Harwood Place, Austin

$879,000
1008 E Live Oak Street, Austin
  • Residential Income
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 2,189 SqFt

1008 E Live Oak Street, Austin

$750,000
1008 E Live Oak Street, Austin
  • Land
  • 0 Beds
  • 0 Baths
  • 0 SqFt

1008 E Live Oak Street, Austin

$750,000
1008 E Live Oak Street, Austin
  • Residential
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,189 SqFt

1008 E Live Oak Street, Austin

$750,000

Real Estate Statistics
Travis Heights is one of Austin’s oldest neighborhoods, originally developed as an area of mansions in the 1920s when people realized the natural beauty and convenience of south Austin. It is quaint and historic yet hip and unconventional, offering the best of both worlds. It is also a highly walkable area close to the shopping and dining district of South Congress Avenue, many parks and downtown.
Property Types (active listings)
Average Price: $1,154,184
Total Listings: 16
Avg. Days On Market: 66
Avg. Price/SQFT: $426
Highest Price: $3,450,000
Lowest Price: $1,100
Avg. Property Age: 176 YEARS
Basic Statistics (active listings)

Homes for Sale in Travis Heights

The Travis Heights neighborhood is full of more than 20,000 unique homes—large historic mansions, smaller renovated bungalows and craftsmen, modern apartments, sizable yards, and detached garages with apartments. A prime location in the coveted 78704 zip code means this is one of the more expensive areas of town—expect to pay anywhere from $300,000 to $2 million. Travis Heights real estate is known to have an eclectic and diverse population of students, artists, musicians, families and longtime residents who espouse the “Keep Austin Weird” attitude.

Mature trees shade the houses and hilly streets, which can offer great downtown and Lady Bird Lake views. There are several major parks such as the 9-acre Stacy Park, which includes the Big Stacy spring-fed pool and the Little Stacy Park, which is connected by the Blunn Creek Greenbelt, and swimming pool, providing residents with sporting and play equipment, picnic areas, and a hike-and-bike trail.

There are features in this area that will provide you fun and exciting outdoor activities too such as a free wading pool, a playground, basketball courts, volleyball courts, and tennis courts. A playing field, picnic tables, and plenty barbeque pits that are available to both residents and guests. You'll never get enough of the amenities that the area offers.

Travis Heights is one of the older neighborhoods in Austin and it is one of the most exclusive and affluent areas of South Austin. Old mansions and homes with large yards are predominant in this neighborhood along with some few apartments in the area. The area has easy access to different amenities such as trendy shops, local businesses, and dining places in South Congress Avenue. There are also several major parks in the area.

The area is fortunate enough to live within a walking distance of stores and restaurants. To get around the neighborhood, some residents use bikes. However, similar to any place, almost all residents rely on cars to get around the neighborhood to get around the rest of the city. There are bus stops available in the area for those that do not have cars.

Many residents have vegetable gardens in front of their homes since the neighborhood is also known to celebrate arts and gardening. There are several art shops in the area. An annual Travis Heights Art trail is an opportunity for residents to open their homes for art exhibits and sales.

This urban and hip area has a population that is a mixture of college students, artists, local bands, families, and longtime residents. 

Where is Travis Heights Austin Located?

Travis Heights is located in south-central Austin. It spans from I-35 on the east, Congress Avenue on the West, Lady Bird Lake (or Riverside Drive) on the north, and Oltorf Street on the south. Whether you walk, bike, bus or drive, Travis Heights neighborhood residents are less than 3 miles from downtown and 10 miles from Austin-Bergstrom Airport on Highway 290.

things to do in travis heights

Things To Do in Travis Heights

The main thoroughfare in the Travis Heights neighborhood is South Congress (SoCo) Avenue offering eating, shopping, and people-watching with its funky boutiques, range of food establishments, nightlife, street musicians, and pop-up vendors. Residents and tourists alike walk SoCo Avenue for gourmet restaurants including Vespaio, South Congress Café, Botticelli’s, and Perla's Seafood and Oyster Bar, as well as more casual eateries like Guero’s and Torchy’s taco bars, Magnolia Café, Hopdoddy Burger Bar and Home Slice Pizza.

If your aim is to shop—from souvenirs to cowboy boots to antiques—you’ll find it here with Parts & Labour, Uncommon Objects, Allen’s Boots, Tesoros Trading Co., and Yard Dog Gallery. Stay awake for the music and nightlife at the Continental Club, Ego’s, and C-Boy’s Heart & Soul Bar. Walk over the South Congress Avenue bridge to downtown for more entertainment. And don’t forget to stop (and smell) the bats that live under the bridge and fly out at sunset for their dinner.

things to do in travis heights

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the many outdoor amenities of Stacy Park and trails surrounding Lady Bird Lake and Blunn Creek Greenbelt. Dogs can romp at the Norwood Estate off-leash dog park on Riverside. And photo enthusiasts will want to capture the “I love you so much” mural on the wall of Jo’s Coffee or “Your Essential Magnificence” sculpture on the corner of W. Live Oak Street.

Travis Heights Austin TX is just a few minutes away from the Barton Springs Pool, one of the most popular swimming holes and crown jewels in Austin located within Zilker Metropolitan Park. The pool measures 3-acre in size and has an average temperature of 68 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit which makes it ideal for all-year-round swimming. If you are looking into hiking and cycling, Barton Creek Greenbelt will be your go-to. This greenbelt has 7 entry points that make it easier for people to access the stunning greenbelt. Within the area, you can hike, bike, or mountain climb. There are also delicious food trucks near the Greenbelt you can go to after a long hike.

travis heights home with beautiful kitchen
travis heights home with beautiful kitchen

Travis Heights Real Estate

All homes in Travis Heights real estate come in unique shapes and sizes because of its historical background and neighborhood. Even the norm in the area is 2-bedroom and 1-bathroom bungalows, there are more types of houses that exist in the area such as mansions, modern apartments, and small houses. The location is still in high demand despite the houses that are quite old. Because of that, some prices can still be high. Expect to pay anywhere from mid to high $300K to $2M which also depends on the size of your home.

There are also neighborhoods with close proximity to Travis Heights that are hot in the Austin real estate. Within the 78704 area, Barton Hills is a neighborhood best known for having top-rated schools with the area being an ideal place for families with children. Barton Hills is a purely residential area with plenty of local businesses nearby. Bouldin Creek is another community within the 78704 area. Bouldin is popular with singles, young professionals, and creatives. Many Austinites find Bouldin a desirable place to live in because of its location and local attractions available within walking distance.

Just a few minutes from Travis Heights, Zilker is another family-friendly neighborhood known for its robust natural beauty and accessible creature comforts. The area offers abundant outdoor amenities and green spaces that are enjoyed by both locals and tourists. Galindo is a diverse neighborhood located within the 78704 zip code with homes that are ranch-style, bungalows that were built from the 50s n 60s although homes in Galindo have started to modernize as well with plenty of renovations and newly-built homes in the area. Aside from single-family homes, there are also numerous Travis Heights apartments and condos within the area.

Our Austin real estate agents are abreast of the latest real estate data and listings sold data in order to keep our home buyers and sellers up to date with the latest market trends in this coveted zip code.  

Please fill out the information in one of our contact forms to set up a smooth, no-obligation consultation with one of our local area experts.

 

Schools in Travis Heights

Travis Heights is being served by the highly-acclaimed Austin Independent School District. Here are the following schools within the neighborhood of Travis Heights.


Travis Heights Elementary (PK-5)

Address: 2010 Alameda Drive
Austin, TX 78704
Phone: (512) 414-4495


Travis Heights Elementary is a community built on collaboration from students, teachers, families, and partners that celebrates individuality and diversity. The school offers Pre-K, dual language, and service-learning programs as well as innovative digital strategies.

 

Lively Middle School (6-8)

201 E. Mary St.
Austin, TX 78704
Phone: (512) 414-3207


Lively Middle School (formerly Fulmore Middle School) is located on South Congress Avenue and serves approximately 1,000 students. Lively Middle School offers advanced academic programming, Lively Humanities and Law Magnet for International Studies, provides engaging coursework and that both challenges and supports students. The school also offers dual-language courses to sixth grades students.

 

Travis Early College High School (9-12)

1211 E. Oltorf St.
Austin, TX 78704
Phone: (512) 414-2527


Travis Early College High School has been serving students in South Austin since 1953. The school offers diverse academic offerings, strong athletics, fine arts programs, and other extracurricular activities. In partnership with Austin Community College, Travis is also the district's newest Early College High School which allows students to earn an associate degree while in high school.

Other institutions include the Texas School for the Deaf, University of Texas - Austin, and St. Edward’s University.

 

Neighborhoods Near Travis Heights

East Cesar Chavez

A popular destination for locals and tourists to visit a variety of bars, restaurants, and shops. Although the neighborhood has an old-town feel, the diverse style of homes, businesses, and people residing in the neighborhood keep the area alive and thriving. Lady Bird Lake borders the neighborhood which makes it one of the best places to stroll and admire the city skyline from afar.

South Congress

South Congress is the hottest destination for locals and tourists. The area passes over the Colorado River and consists of music venues, trendy stores, and upscale restaurants. South Congress is one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Austin that rich in culture and embodies the Keep Austin Weird slogan. There's no place like SoCo district! The neighborhood and stress are always live, vibrant, and energetic. With close proximity to the Travis Heights neighborhood, residents can enjoy the nightlife in cool bars with live music.

Dawson

A quiet and safe residential neighborhood in an urban setting located at South Austin. Dawson is relatively close to locally-owned restaurants and cafes, nightclubs, and outdoor amenities. An ideal spot in Austin for newcomers and students that are attending St. Edwards University. Residents in the area can conveniently reach other parts of the city through main roads and public transportation that is readily available in the area.'

Bouldin Creek

Bouldin Creek is one of the most desirable neighborhoods for families and young professionals. This amazing neighborhood is the perfect place to call home due to various amenities and outdoor activities you can enjoy with your friends and family. Bouldin Creek is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Austin with a walkscore of 81/100, hence, most errands can be done on foot! Locals love the walkablility and the convenience in the neighborhood. Many people believe that Bouldin Creek is the pinnacle of Austin living.

The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.

Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from November 28th, 2020 at 1:48pm CST. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.

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