Travis Heights in Austin, Texas
Development of Travis Heights first began in the late 1800’s, and the area was initially marketed as an exclusive district of country estates for Austin’s upper class. But it wasn’t until the 1920s that development really began to take off in Travis Heights, during which time homes of varying sizes began popping up all along the streets. Today, Travis Heights is a great mix of hip condos, small bungalows, and historic mansions, and is widely considered to be among the most desirable neighborhoods in Austin. Over the past few years, the development of the South Congress “SoCo” area, with its unique shops and popular hangouts within walking distance of Travis Heights, have added an additional element of desirability to the neighborhood.
Travis Heights Amenities
Travis Heights is located in the 78704 zip code which maintains a reputation for being one of the most liberal and artistic zip codes in the Austin area. Travis Heights certainly fits the bill, with its whimsical neighborhood charm and unique architectural styles. The streets of Travis Heights streets roll up and down on a series of small hills that give some residents great views of downtown Austin as well as other local landmarks.
Travis Heights residents can enjoy nature in a beautiful 23-acre greenbelt along Blunn Creek as well as take advantage of numerous recreational activities in Big Stacy and Little Stacy Parks. These two parks are great for jogging, cycling, swimming, playing tennis, or just relaxing under one of their many large shade trees. Another local park in the Travis Heights area is called Norwood Estate Park, which has been designated a dog-friendly, leash free park. Many Travis Heights residents gather here after work and on weekends with their pets.
Travis Heights Schools
Travis Heights is part of Austin Independent School District, and children living in Travis Heights attend Travis Heights Elementary, Fulmore Middle School, and Travis High School.
Travis Heights Homes
Contemporary remodels and historic craftsman homes alike line the beautiful streets of Travis Heights. Homes in Travis Heights vary in size from 800 to over 5,000 square feet and range in price from 250K to well over one million dollars. The average price per square foot in Travis Heights is around $270. Travis Heights also offers some condo options starting from the 180s.
Travis Heights Location
Travis Heights is surrounded by Interstate 35 on the east, Oltorf Street on the south, Congress Avenue on the west, and Lady Bird Lake on the north.
Travis Heights Info
For more information about the Travis Heights neighborhood or to tour properties currently for sale in Travis Heights within your specific search criteria, please contact the Travis Heights neighborhood specialist with Austin Home Network at (512) 416-9990 or firstname.lastname@example.org.