Although it isn’t as well known as other South Austin communities, the neighborhood of Zilker is a highly desirable address in this one-of-a-kind city. Zilker affords an outstanding degree of convenience with downtown Austin to the north, parks and green spaces to the west, and some of the city’s best-known dining and shopping options within walking distance. The neighborhood is named after one of Austin’s most beloved parks, Zilker Park. Zilker Park is home to the South by Southwest and Austin City Limits music festivals, as well as the annual Holiday Trail of Lights.
Furthermore, Zilker is a family-friendly community with abundant open space and highly regarded schools. Points of interest in the area include the Lady Bird Lake hiking and biking trail, Barton Creek Greenbelt, Barton Creek Pool, the Botanic Garden, and the Umlauf Sculpture Garden. In addition to these recreation destinations, as well as the fabulous shopping and dining establishments, Zilker is also home to live music venues and nightclubs. Additionally, public bus routes serve the community and afford easy access to the other exciting amenities and attractions in the city.
Residents of Zilker include musicians, artists, students and professors, hippies, single young professionals, and families of varying ages and sizes. Because of its popularity, Zilker is one of South Austin’s more expensive neighborhoods. This is especially true of the north and northwest parts of Zilker, nearest Barton Creek, and the lake. The southern part of the community tends to have more affordable Zilker properties. Most homes for sale in Zilker were constructed between the 1950s and 1960s, though there are exceptions. Exceptions include a variety of fairly new condos in Zilker, which offer a wide variety of desirable shared amenities. As a result of the diversity of Zilker properties, listing prices fall across a vast range. If you are interested in more detailed information regarding currently listed properties in Zilker of South Austin, Texas, we would love to assist you so please do not hesitate to contact us as soon as it is convenient.
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