Clarksville is an historic neighborhood in the southwest region of the city. The area features many homes with rich Texas history and is located in close proximity to downtown attractions. Perfect for young professional families working in the city and established families looking for a home close to the urban environment, residents will find Clarksville a great neighborhood in which to live, work, and play.

Close to the Barton Springs Pool, numerous bike trails, and modern restaurants and grocery stores, you can take your pick of transportation modes when you live in this central location. Where eclectic meets traditional, you get Clarksville, a neighborhood with appreciating home values and a one-of-a-kind experience. Check out this artsy and historic neighborhood to see if it is right for you, and you may just find the perfect new home.


Barton Hills

Centrally located, this established, tree-laden neighborhood thrives with multiple Violet Crown Trail and Barton Creek Greenbelt access points. Barton Springs Pool and Zilker Park sit adjacent to this community. It began with renowned Austin architect A.D. Stenger, who built his signature mid-century modern homes in the 50’s. Most homes in Barton Hills were established through the 70’s by multiple builders. Currently, you will see these gems mixed among remodeled and rebuilt homes. Barton Hills sets apart because it is an active, friendly neighborhood with an award-winning school, and proactive voluntary neighborhood association. This unique community has much to offer, and is a favorite of Waterloo Realty, with many of our agents choosing to live here.



Outdoor activity friendly, walkable, and sociable, Zilker is a great neighborhood in which to live and visit. The area in South Austin is known for its preservation of nature and lively activities year round. Zilker is just south of Barton Hills, and homes in the areas date back to the 1920s. If you’re looking for a place where you can feel the paradox of living inside and outside of a city at once, Zilker is the neighborhood for you.

From Umlauf Sculpture Garden and music festivals like Austin City Limits and SXSW, this area of Austin is either peaceful and serene or alive with bustling activity. Zilker Metropolitan Park is one of Austin’s most beloved areas in which to live and play. Enjoy Frisbee golf, kayaking, and more, and then head over to Chuy’s Tex-Mex restaurant for some tasty cuisine. Close to nightlife hotspots and other urban attractions, if you live anywhere in Austin, you’ll come to love Zilker.


Bouldin Creek

The Bouldin Creek Neighborhood is historic and diverse. Homes feature a vast array of architectural design that range from the turn of the 20th century to modern and eclectic homes. You will find the neighborhood, like the architecture, is richly diverse and community oriented. Cared for by the Bouldin Creek Neighborhood Association, this area of Austin welcomes new families and offers many volunteer opportunities.

The area is home to great schools like Becker elementary and features old world charm on its roadways with decorated roundabouts. Pet friendly and environmentally focused, residents here will find Bouldin Creek provides a quiet atmosphere perfect for raising a family, starting up a new business, or escaping from the bustle of the downtown area. Enjoy walking around the shopping and dining districts where art galleries and one-of-a-kind restaurants grace the roadways. People from all backgrounds will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere Bouldin provides.


Travis Heights

Travis Heights boasts Stacy Park with its spring-fed pool and adjacent park and swimming pool. You will find homes that range from small dwellings to large mansions and eclectic apartments. If you’re looking for a hot neighborhood in Austin, you’ll find what you’re looking for in Travis Heights. The broad range of real estate opportunities brings people from all walks of life together in this centrally-located neighborhood.

You may have heard of “SoCo” in Austin, short for South Congress Avenue. In Travis Heights, you’ll be as close as you can be to this area filled with tourist attractions, coffee shops, and retail storefronts. If you want to escape from the concrete jungle, head on over to the 40 acre Blunn Creek Nature Preserve for a quiet afternoon walk or invigorating run. Come to Travis Heights for the reputation and stay for the residential atmosphere featuring an all-in-one approach to living.



Rollingwood is just west of the downtown area and is filled with married couples and new families. The community oriented neighborhood is smaller in comparison to others around town, and the city features a park where several community activities take place. From swimming to playing ball on the weekends, this safe family environment is in the Eanes Independent School District.

Whether you drive into the downtown area every day or you prefer to live, work, and play in Rollingwood, the area is established. With some of the best schools in this area and beautiful homes with yards for your children to play in, it’s no surprise that many moving to Austin prefer the city of Rollingwood as their first choice. Grocery stores like Trader Joe’s and access to Zilker Park and the Greenbelt make Rollingwood a premier location for families who need nearby recreational outlets and an easy drive to anywhere in the city. You may find your next home when you visit this small city on the outskirts of Austin.

Travis Country

Travis Country 

Homes in the Travis Country area of Austin range from smaller 3 bedrooms to larger properties with plenty of space for growing families. Environmentally aware, residents here have access to the Blue Valley Amenity Area with a creek, pond, tennis courts, basketball courts, and more. Blue Valley Pond is the central highlight of this pet-friendly area and is the perfect place to play fetch, do a little fishing, or host a barbecue.

If you’re looking for a quiet atmosphere where you can live your life in peace with access to great restaurants, schools, and a variety of fitness amenities, Travis Country could be your next move. Look forward to community events like plant sales and 5k’s or get involved by volunteering in this West Austin locale. They even keep their Facebook page up-to-date so you will never miss another great event.



The Tarrytown Neighborhood is located a mere three miles from downtown Austin. Filled with shopping opportunities at two outlet malls and a quiet atmosphere, this affluent area also caters to outdoor enthusiasts. Reed Park and a golf course are both nearby, helping professionals relax after work and keeping the community atmosphere thriving.

People of all ages and family makeups choose Tarrytown when they start looking at great places to live in Austin. While there aren’t too many restaurants in this primarily residential area, there are a couple of high quality coffee shops and cafes where locals stop by for lunch or grab breakfast on their way into work. You will find the homes in Tarrytown to be larger and more expensive than some areas of the city, but beauty and atmosphere are perfect for families looking for a calm and charismatic experience.



This neighborhood is known as a wealthier district in Austin. The average cost of homes in the area is over a million dollars. Most residents in the area are middle aged, and all children in the area attend schools in the Eanes Independent School District. Homes in this region tend to sell in a little over a month after being listed. Homeowners choose the area for its premier landscape, quality schools, and proximity to amenities.

If you want space, beautiful homes, and easy access to the downtown Austin area, Westlake may be the spot you fall in love with. Whether you choose West Lake Hills, an incorporated city, or the surrounding area known as Westlake, you will find a community environment with appreciating home values and a classic sense of style.