The landscape starts to subtly change in this historical area, lulling you into a state of tranquility. Welltaken care of homes from Craftsman style to castles are big and beautiful and five-star dining, antique stores, salons, art museums and shops mix together conveniently. And you’re only a few blocks from the hustle and bustle of downtown when you need an injection of city energy. You’re right next to the lake for boating and water views and cute, cozy spots like the West Lynn Street area beckon you to stay and enjoy an afternoon. You’ll really feel the neighborly vibe in this side of town.
Clarksville + Old West Austin District
Dating back nearly 150 years, Clarksville is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Austin. Historic homes mingle with funky restaurants and small businesses, lending a small town vibe to this central district.
Northwest Hills + Far West district
Surely one of the most picturesque districts of the city, the Northwest Hills area ditches the hubbub of the city in a favor of calmer atmosphere enriched with stunning natural vistas.
Quiet, low-key and impeccably maintained, this mainly-residential historic district offers easy access to downtown Austin and the University of Texas, as well as the shores of Lake Austin.
Westlake + Rollingwood district
This affluent district on the southern banks of the Colorado River is notable for many upscale residences nestled in the hills overlooking the lake and the city of Austin’s skyline.