Travis Heights Homes - Austin TX
Search the newest Travis Heights homes for sale & real estate in South Austin below! 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 desirable areas of town. Travis Heights real estate is known to have a variety of single family homes, duplexes, and all of the types of housing that show the “Keep Austin Weird” attitude. The Travis Heights neighborhood is within the 78704 zip code.
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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 bbq 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 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 page is updated with Travis Heights home listings several times per day directly from the Austin, Texas MLS. Each Travis Heights MLS listing includes the property price, days on market, square footage, year built, lot size, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, assigned schools, construction type, and other important details as entered by the listing agent in the MLS.
Also review local Travis Heights property tax information and the current listing status (active, under contract, or pending). As available, numerous property features such as greenbelt locations, views, swimming pools and Travis Heights neighborhood amenities including parks and golf courses will be listed.
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.
Travis Heights Things to Do
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.
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.
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
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 many 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
Just a few minutes from Travis Heights, the Austin Zilker neighborhood is 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 great neighborhood located within the 78704 zip code with homes that are ranch-style, bungalows that were built from the 1950's and 1960's although homes in Galindo have started to remodel as well with plenty of renovations and newly-built homes in the area. Aside from single-family homes, there are also numerous apartments and condos within the area.
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 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.
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.'
The Bouldin Creek neighborhood is one of the most desirable neighborhoods for new home buyers. This amazing neighborhood is the perfect place to call home due to various amenities and outdoor activities all people can enjoy. 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 one of the pinnacles of Austin living.
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