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About SoCo | Travis Heights | Bouldin | Zilker

Travis Heights, South Congress, Bouldin Creek, and Zilker lie south of Town Lake & share the 78704 zip code. These neighborhoods have the best of both worlds: a close proximity to downtown Austin and Ladybird Lake, access major Austin highways, diverse restaurants and bars, and a vibrant entertainment scene. A sign of its progressiveness, South Central Austin is constantly developing to keep up with its innovative population. Much of the area’s charm stems from its diverse real estate: numerous original Craftsman bungalows and Victorian homes built in the early 1900s sit alongside contemporary renovations and modern new construction. Townhomes and condo developments are also plentiful. While the population is predominantly young adults, excellent schools and an abundance of parks contribute to the increasing number of young families. The best way to define the chic and energetic population of South Austin would be through its own term: “the 78704”.

78704 Statistics

Total Listings: 242
Average Price: $748,350
Highest Price: $4,700,000
Lowest Price: $165,000

Keywords

Progressive Hip Family-friendly
  • The Neighbors

    Young adults, professionals, & families

  • The Lifestyle

    Free-spirited, dog-friendly

  • The Market

    Moderate to expensive

  • What To Expect

    Great restaurants, bars, and boutique shopping

  • What Not To Expect

    Cookie-cutter homes

  • You Will Love...

    Music festivals, outdoor life, entertainment

Eateries & Bars

  • Home Slice Pizza
  • Hopdoddy Burger Bar
  • Red's Porch
  • Broken Spoke
  • Gibson Bar
  • Elizabeth Street Cafe
  • Odd Duck
  • Uchi
  • House Wine
  • Dolce Neve Gelato

Shops & Stops

  • Kendra Scott
  • Stag for Men
  • Bicycle and Sport Shop
  • Lucy in Disguise
  • Jack & Adam's Bicycles
  • TOMs Austin

  

 

Neighborhood Details

Travis Heights—located directly across the river from downtown Austin—is bound by Lady Bird Lake to the north, Interstate 35 to the west, oltorf to the south, and trendy SoCo to the west. Development of the area began in the 1920s to provide exclusive housing for the wealthy. Today, Travis Heights is still considered to be one of Austin’s most desirable neighborhoods. With winding tree-lined streets, Victorian-style estates, and an array of parks, Travis Heights offers a great family environment.

Just west of Travis Heights lies the revitalized South Congress district—often referred to as Soco— which is home to many of Austin’s best local restaurants, shops, music venues, and food trucks. The Continental Room, Homeslice Pizza, Magnolia Café and Hopdoddy’s are a few of the most widely recognized establishments of the area. The main road of the SoCo district—Congress Avenue— spans from south Austin through downtown to the state capitol. Such a set up lends many skyline views to the residences, venues, and offices of the area. South Congress began as a rural road in the 1850s, and later grew to become a mecca for artists and musicians in the 1980s. This deep-rooted culture is cherished by the SoCo residents, preserved through flea markets, art exhibits, and farmer’s markets each Sunday and the first Thursday of each month.

Just west of SoCo lies Bouldin Creek—a neighborhood that blends the eclectic charm of South Congress with the quieter life. Streets of Bouldin are mixed with a variety of homes, most of which are walking distance to parks, schools, and entertainment. Residents of the area can enjoy local eateries, such as Threadgil’s and Bouldin Creek Café, as well as large events at nearby venues, like The Long Center and Auditorium Shores.

West of Bouldin Creek across the industry-lined thoroughfare of Lamar St, lies the Zilker neighborhood. Residents from all over Austin can be found kicking soccer balls, paddle boarding, or playing fetch with dogs at the 355-acre Zilker Park. Home to the Austin City Limits music festival, the Kite Festival, and Blues on the Green, Zilker Park offers greenery and river frontage to the Austin outdoors scene. The park also includes Umlauf Sculpture Garden, the Austin Nature and Science Center, 10.1 miles of hiking trails, volleyball courts, and Barton Springs pool—a 3-acre pool fed by natural springs. Many of Austin’s most popular restaurants, including family eateries such as Shady Grove and Maudies, as well as trendy establishments like Uchi and Olivia.

Together, Travis Heights, South Congress, Bouldin Creek, and Zilker lend history, culture, and charm to Austin’s motto: Keep Austin Weird.

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Photo of Listing #5790149

1612 Meghan Ln, Austin, TX - $4,700,000

Residential, House
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,321 SQFT
  • 108 DOM
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Incredible Contemporary Located In The Center Of Austin With Large Heritage Oaks Framing The Austin Skyline. The Gated Property Transcends You To A Lush Retreat With Pool And Spa. The Home Itself Is A Work Of Art Centered Around A Floating Stair...

Moreland Properties

1115 Gillespie Pl, Austin, TX - $3,450,000

Residential, House
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,032 SQFT
  • 220 DOM
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Fantastic Contemporary Design By Architect, Winn Wittman For New Construction By Custom Builder, King G Properties Iii Llc In Fabulous Travis Heights On A Tree Covered, Private 12,336 Sf Lot With Upper Story Views! Come Pick Your Colors And Floori...

Kuper Sotheby's Itl Rlty
Photo of Listing #4871443

1201 Azie Morton Rd, Austin, TX - $2,900,000

Residential, House
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,500 SQFT
  • 59 DOM
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JP and Associates Realtors
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1713 Waterloo Trl, Austin, TX - $2,899,000

Residential, House
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,000 SQFT
  • 91 DOM
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For Sale, A Rare 1 Acre Lot With A New Fazio Designed 4000 Square Foot, 1 Story, "to Be Built" Estate Size Home With 4 Bedrooms 4.5 Bath, 3 Car Garage, In Ground Pool, Spa, With Attached Outdoor Kitchen And Entertainment Area, In The Heart Of 7870...

Music City Real Estate
Photo of Listing #7233269

914 Garner St, Austin, TX - $2,850,000

Residential, House
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,152 SQFT
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Home Currently Under Construction With A Spring 2019 Completion. The Property Consists Of A Main 4 Bd/4.5 Bath/2 Living Home Plus The Original Stone House Being Rebuilt As A 1/1/1 Guest/pool House For A Total Of 5 Bedrooms & 3 Living. Outdoor Ente...

Gottesman Residential R.E.

1705 Valeria St, Austin, TX - $2,195,000

Residential, House
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,304 SQFT
  • 35 DOM
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Fab Architecture/mccabe Dev Collaborate In Zilker And It's Stunning! For The Most Discerning Buyers. Oversized Lot W/pool, Outdoor Fireplace &patio! Master Ste. Down, 10 Ft Ceilings &10 Ft Western Windows/doors. Carrera & Quartz Stone Countertops....

All Access Austin
Photo of Listing #1734772

2214 S 3rd St, Austin, TX - $2,115,000

Residential, House
  • 7 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 3,651 SQFT
  • 1 DOM
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Income Producing Dream In Bouldin Or Multi-gen Compound In Hottest Pocket Of 78704! Main Structure Is 2304sf, 4/3.5 With Pool And Includes Separate Studio/pool Room/guest Suite. Secondary Structure Is 1050sf, 2/1.5 With Completely Separate Stand-a...

The Davis Agency
Photo of Listing #5095780

813 Rutherford Pl, Austin, TX - $1,995,000

Residential, House
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,543 SQFT
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Steps From The Shores Of Lady Bird Lake, This Modernist Home W Skyline Views Offers A High-caliber, Custom Design W Total Perfection In Mind. Functional Outdoor Living W Large Balconies & Screened Porch. Sustainable Design = Low Cost Of Ownership ...

DEN Property Group
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706 Barton Blvd, Austin, TX - $1,900,000

Residential, House
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,244 SQFT
  • 5 DOM
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Available For The First Time In Over 40 Years, This Unique Property Sits On A Large .409 Acre Lot overlooking Barton Springs Pool With Spectacular views Of The Hill Country. This 3bd/2ba Home Features a Separate 1/1 guest House With Full Kitchen A...

DEN Property Group

907/909 Post Oak St, Austin, TX - $1,895,000

Residential, House
  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,977 SQFT
  • 29 DOM
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Two Adjacent Properties In Historic Bouldin Creek! 907 Is A Classic Bouldin Home W/ A Covered Front Porch And Canopy Of Tall, Mature Trees. Hardwood Floors Throughout All The Living Areas And Bedrooms Lead To A Private Backyard That Is Shaded & Fe...

Coldwell Banker United REALTOR
Photo of Listing #8990128

406 W Milton St, Austin, TX - $1,895,000

Residential, House
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,013 SQFT
  • 18 DOM
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Beautiful Modern Design On One Of The Coolest Lots In 78704! Over A 1/4 Of An Acre W/ Stone Wall Bordering Bouldin Creek - Western Sliders - Ram Windows - Rift & Quartered White Oak Cabinets In Kitchen & Master Bath - Carrara Marble Counters In Ki...

Realty Austin
Photo of Listing #9884302

1909 Paramount Ave, Austin, TX - $1,890,000

Residential, House
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,085 SQFT
  • 59 DOM
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Stunning Soft Modern New Build On One Of The Most Prestigious Streets In '04. Quality Construction, Luxurious Finishes, And A Comfortable Yet Spacious Design. This Home Is Perfect For Living & Entertaining With 4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, 3 Living A...

Blairfield Realty LLC

518 Sunny Ln, Austin, TX - $1,850,000

Residential, House
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,376 SQFT
  • 8 DOM
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Stunning Custom-built Spanish Style Villa. Artistically Detailed With Breathtaking Views Of Lady Bird Lake And The Austin Skyline. Prime Location. Walking Distance From South Congress And Downtown. Enter Through The Serene Courtyard Featuring An O...

Keller Williams Realty

3814 Wadford St, Austin, TX - $1,600,000

Residential, House
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 4,303 SQFT
  • 81 DOM
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Location! Location! Location! St. Eds University, Downtown South Congress Amenities Steps Away. Nearly 1/4 Of An Acre Corner Lot! Open Floor Plan With Plenty Of Space For Outside/inside Entertainment! First Floor Open Plan With 1 Small Bedroom A...

JB Goodwin, REALTORS
Photo of Listing #8937259

815 W Mary St, Austin, TX - $1,599,900

Multi-Family, Duplex
  • 3,275 SQFT
  • 81 DOM
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Brand New Webber Studio Designed Duplex With Luxury Finishes Throughout. Tons Of Natural Light In Every Room! Each Unit Features Private Backyard Space, Open-concept Living, 3 Beds And 3 Full Baths And Xl Master Bedroom Decks With Sun Roof. Kitche...

Kuper Sotheby's Itl Rlty
Photo of Listing #8522063

1813 Cresthaven Dr, Austin, TX - $1,450,000

Residential, House
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,131 SQFT
  • 148 DOM
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Custom Builder's Own Home Remodeled With Highly Upgraded Materials In The Sought After 04 Neighborhood. Secluded Backyard That Goes To The Middle Of Barton Creek Has Wonderful Pool, Spa & Screened Porch.enjoy Abundant Light From Pella Windows/door...

Markley Realty

505 Havana St, Austin, TX - $1,450,000

Residential, House
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 3,245 SQFT
  • 8 DOM
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Selling Together Or Separate With Hoa Regime. No Hoa If 1-owner. Large Lot And Private Fenced Spaces For Both. House #1 Is 3/3.5 W/spectacular Dt Views From Master & Upstairs Living/office/flex Room. Quality Throughout - Attention To Detail On Eve...

Moreland Properties
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1701 Dexter St, Austin, TX - $1,395,000

Residential, House
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,000 SQFT
  • 97 DOM
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Exceptional Modern Design By Select Builders In Prime Zilker Location! This 2-story Feats. Highly Desirable Floor Plan W/ Master Suite + Guest Bd On The Main Level & 2 Bds + Loft Upstairs W/ Spacious Balcony Offering City Views. Expansive Living, ...

Keller Williams Realty