Central Austin

Central Austin is essentially a residential and recreational support system for the vast university that it surrounds. West Campus is densely packed with student-filled apartment complexes, casual eateries, and coffee shops. North of the campus is quieter, featuring a few laid-back bars with patios, and tree-lined streets with 1920s Craftsman bungalows. The Hancock area showcases one of the state’s oldest golf courses. 

Spend a day or a week in Central Austin, Texas, home to the University of Texas, Hyde Park, Anderson, North Loop, Brentwood, Allandale neighborhoods and more. Find decadent restaurants, dive bars, arts galleries, historic museums, coffee shops, iconic music venues and tons of vintage shopping. Find the top places to go and things to do in the area.


Central Austin Homes for Sale

Located on one of Tarrytown’s most coveted streets, 2517 El Greco Cove is a stunning custom 4 bed/4.5 bath home designed by Ryan Street Architects and built by nationally recognized Michael Deane Homes. 

Enter through a walled and gated courtyard flanked by Italian Cypress trees and graced with a water feature inspired from Aix-en-Provence.

Inside the home, you’ll appreciate the towering 20’ vaulted and intricately beamed ceilings in the open concept living room, dining room, and kitchen areas. Natural light bathes the home and is accentuated by the sophisticated neutral palette throughout. 

Massive steel and glass windows focus your attention on the fabulous lake-view outdoor space. The outdoor living room features a beautiful fireplace, limestone floors, covered dining area and an outdoor kitchen. The negative-edge pool and elevated hot tub enjoy envied views across the best of Lake Austin, Tarrytown, Westlake and beyond.

The kitchen was professionally designed for effortless entertaining. Custom cabinetry compliments the stunning white stone backsplash and countertops.  A single handle high-arc pull-down sprayer is the focal point of the gorgeous center island with ample seating. A 6-burner gas stove with griddle, commercial-style ice maker, wine fridge, bar sink, and delightful banquette complete this wonderful space. 

The main level primary bedroom features vaulted and beamed ceilings, oversized steel & glass windows, w/direct access to the hot tub and pool deck. The primary bathroom is indeed bespoke, with its dual commodes and dual walk-in closets.East facing privacy windows were designed for glorious morning light, and a stone-clad soaking tub was strategically placed for its private view of Lake Austin.    

The lower level was meticulously planned with three well-proportioned en-suite bedrooms, a family room with deck access, flex-office, 2 shelved storage rooms & a mirrored gym with ballet bar, pull up bar and cubbies for equipment. $8,500,000 Active

2517 El Greco CV Austin, Texas

4 Beds 5 Baths 4,580 SqFt 0.302 Acres

Exquisite grace and grandeur hallmark this magnificent home, beautifully preserving its authentic original details and offering 7,500+ square feet on two floors, including five principal bedrooms, an office, and five full and one-half baths. A masterpiece of craftsmanship, this home is light-filled and accented by soaring ceilings, walls of windows, and expansive outdoor living with idyllic water views. Truly a work of art, The Venetian of Lake Austin is sure to ignite the senses. The double-lot property offers over 180 feet of Lake Austin Waterfront, a single boat slip dock, and an additional boat slip for guests to dock their boat. Experience quiet moments of contemplation in the fresh air, private dinners al fresco, or gently stroll through the grounds reminiscent of an Italian garden! The grand entertaining and everyday living spaces are equally at home in this elegant residence that bespoke a sense of tranquility and serenity. The property has a rich and storied history. It was once a former Women's Symphony League Showhouse and was designed to capture the essence of the Italian Renaissance era by Impact Design and built by Keith Schoenfelt of Corias Homes. His inspiration for the home was that it would stand the test of time, both functionally and structurally. The flow of rooms in this residence, each one with its poetic character and exquisite designs, make this home a work of art. The formal living room encompasses an ample space with abundant natural light, creating a unique sensation of comfort and wellbeing. Come discover the magic of what The Venetian on Lake Austin has to offer! $7,500,000 Active

4511 ISLAND CV Austin, Texas

5 Beds 6 Baths 7,755 SqFt 0.530 Acres

Lovely, light-filled  Pemberton Heights classic on a a quiet street of exception homes.  Kitchen, utility room and baths have been recently renovated.  New lighting fixtures and paint throughout.  Large master adjoins two separate offices with sitting areas; four additional bedrooms have en suite baths.  Excellent room proportions include formal living and dining rooms, family room with built-ins and French doors opening to a delightful backyard pool and patio.  Upstairs bonus room has an en suite bath which can be used as a game room/work out room or sixth bedroom/nanny quarters. $5,400,000 Active

1402 Ethridge Ave Austin, Texas

5 Beds 7 Baths 5,997 SqFt 0.300 Acres

This timeless design, by legendary architect Dick Clark, encompasses his trademark aesthetic with close attention to detail and style. This home is one of the last personally designed properties by Dick Clark and is located in Clarksville within the Castle Hill Historic District. Offering stunning views of downtown Austin and the Texas Capitol, this property is a rare new construction opportunity in the historical district. The open concept layout features high ceilings, a floating staircase, and accordion glass doors, bringing the outside in. A sleek, modern kitchen is thoughtfully designed with custom cabinetry, Carrara waterfall countertops, and Thermador appliances. Architectural elements of the home are complemented by white oak floors, Kelly Wearstler lighting, and Lutron electronics. Easily entertain outdoors under the covered patio or just relax poolside in the privacy of your own backyard. The primary suite on the second level, complete with a spa-like bathroom and custom closet, features an outdoor terrace overlooking the historic Moon Towers scattered throughout the area. Enjoy the Clarksville lifestyle just steps away from restaurants and local art galleries, or a quick 5-minute ride to Downtown Austin and Lady Bird Lake. There is truly nothing quite like this available in Austin today. 

* Main-level study area can be converted to a third bedroom. $5,200,000 Active

1115 W 11th ST 2 Austin, Texas

3 Beds 3 Baths 3,321 SqFt 0.152 Acres

Elegantly Finished Custom in Pemberton Heights. Richly finished custom on almost .4 Acre corner lot in Pemberton Heights. Home features tremendous indoor living/entertaining amenities. Amazing outdoor living! Well appointed kitchen and exceptional open wet bar area for entertaining. Backyard oasis with sparkling pool, spa, large back and side yards, including an outdoor living. Interior includes hardwood and marble flooring, gorgeous trim work, elevator, abundance of storage, cabinetry, and exceptional natural light. Move-in ready! Location is TOPS! Minutes from downtown and the University of Texas. Must see! $4,980,000 Active

2601 Wooldridge DR Austin, Texas

4 Beds 5 Baths 6,212 SqFt 0.398 Acres

Rare one-story Tarrytown home on the most charming street culminating at The Bauer House.  beautifully renovated and enlarged, the home sits on two legal lots -- 0.568 acre.  There are three bedroom suites and a second study which could become a fourth bedroom, five bathrooms, multiple living areas, two with fireplaces, state-of-the-art appliances, deep overhang porches surround a pool and resort-style grounds, four-car garage and copper roof.  A must see for the discerning buyer. $4,895,000 Active

1904 Hill Oaks CT Austin, Texas

3 Beds 5 Baths 4,596 SqFt 0.568 Acres

In the heart of central Austin’s coveted Clarksville neighborhood, an architectural masterpiece awaits. This 4,784 SF home features the modest facade of an original 1938 bungalow, paired with a breathtaking contemporary build-out.  Affectionately referred to as “Mullet House” due to its unique mixture of styling.   Creative sourcing of original materials, pops of color, artful tiling and superior design are just a few of the ways this one-of-a-kind gem has gained popularity in the world of Austin architecture. Walk through the front door and experience a journey from traditional charm to modern luxury. The old world entryway leads to a bright, spacious kitchen boasting a Bertazzoni range and euro cabinetry. Step outside the sliding glass doors onto a large deck, ideal for entertaining guests and basking in the area’s natural beauty. The main level is also home to a guest room with ensuite bath, a powder room, and 2 living spaces - one of which includes a two-story graffiti wall by two local artists. Travel upstairs, walls of windows offer tree dappled views from the master suite. The eclectic design continues into the master suite with vibrant tile framing the walk-in wet room. Two additional bedrooms feature vaulted ceilings and are joined together by a Jack-and-Jill bathroom. Descend the stairs to the lower level and arrive at a stylish living space outfitted with a Murphy bed - plus another bedroom, full bath, & kitchen. Sliding glass doors open out to the lower level to a covered patio with additional room for outdoor entertaining. The adjacent two-car garage houses a dumbwaiter shaft, connected to the main level kitchen above. A separate 414 SF guest casita offers additional accommodations and includes a living area, kitchen, bedroom, and full bath. Situated on 0.27 acres in a desired neighborhood just minutes from downtown, this exceptional home pays homage to tradition & redefines modern living.  Pool rendering is available.  Attractive STR P&L is available. $3,790,000 Active

1631 Palma PLZ Austin, Texas

6 Beds 6 Baths 5,043 SqFt 0.267 Acres

Back on the market with freshly painted interior and exterior! This Tarrytown home has been lovingly referred to as a retreat and a refuge by the current homeowners. Filled with modern elegance, contemporary conveniences & high-end finishes, this one has all the extras! A fantastic location, just blocks from downtown, Lady Bird Lake, Littlefield’s, Lions Golf Course, Mozarts, Maudie’s, Hula Hut and so many more Austin hot spots. With a sparkling pool as the centerpiece of the backyard oasis, this is an entertainer's paradise. The the backyard provides a covered cabana with ceiling fan, a large lounge deck, and an outdoor grill with a hot tub to enjoy poolside. Immersed in gorgeous features, find your way inside the seamless floor plan greeted by an inviting living room that boasts a beautiful floor to ceiling stone fireplace, wonderful built-ins, & gleaming wood floors. The flex space off of the living room is extremely versatile, great for either a formal living room or dining room and offering a large wine fridge. With the gourmet kitchen conveniently overlooking the living and dining room, it showcases stone counters, a huge center island, cabinetry galore, & all stainless appliances. Secluded & private, your downstairs primary suite is sure to please as it offers a cathedral ceiling with recessed lighting, access to the back deck, a relaxing sitting/reading area, & a lavish ensuite bath with a double vanity, a large walk-in shower with two shower-heads, & two walk-in closets. Upstairs you’ll find three secondary bedrooms, dedicated office, a large game room, & a media room. Lastly, above the three-car garage you will find a light-filled apartment that provides a full kitchen, a cozy living room, office space, a spacious bedroom with a full bathroom plus a laundry room. Don't miss out on this gem sitting in the heart of Austin! $3,750,000 Active

2006 Indian TRL Austin, Texas

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,230 SqFt 0.321 Acres

MAJOR PRICE IMPROVEMENT! This masterfully renovated estate in Waterford Place features 5 bedrooms, 5 baths and 3  living areas oriented around an elegant spiral stair case entry. No expense was spared in the fully remodeled chef-grade kitchen featuring brand new sub-zero and wolf appliances and highlighted by a masterfully crafted vent hood inviting guests and family to gather around its center island opening to the main living area. Light moves freely throughout the home offering the perfect blend of privacy and hill country views as you experience this wonderful home. The oversized 2 car garage has enough space to include a home gym and has ample room for storage or a workshop. Other exciting features include numerous patios and decks for all day lounging any time of the year as well as a built in hot tub. Please note, one of the bedrooms is attached to / accessible through bedroom 4 making it ideal for an office, game room, gym or nursery for guests. $3,099,999 Pending

4305 Waterford PL Austin, Texas

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,830 SqFt 0.470 Acres

Beautifully remodeled Tarrytown traditional on a spacious corner lot with gorgeous trees. This home was taken down to the studs, keeping the original classic architecture & structure, to create a seamless blend of historic beauty with modernized systems and on-trend finishes. Since it was grandfathered, more square footage was allowed on the lot than if it was torn down and rebuilt from scratch. As a result, nearly everything is new - siding, windows, plumbing, electrical wiring, HVAC, fixtures, roof, interior finishes, etc. This home offers 5 beds, 4.5 baths, 2 living spaces, 2 dining spaces, & an additional office nook or playroom with fabulous windows and natural light. There is ample space and flexibility for daily life, work, guests, & entertaining! The gourmet kitchen has a built-in breakfast niche along with a large center island and a large custom pantry with abundant cabinetry and storage.  Enjoy outdoor living/dining on the two spacious covered porches off the back of the house. Plus a 2-car detached garage with potential parking for a boat or RV along with a gas line for a generator.  This Tarrytown location is incredible on a quiet, tree-lined street walking distance to Mozart's, Lake Austin, WAYA, Lions Golf Course, and so much more. Plus new HEB grocery store coming soon on Lake Austin Blvd! Zoned for Casis Elementary, O Henry MS, and Austin High with plenty of preschool and private school options nearby, too. $2,750,000 Active

3207 Bonnie RD Austin, Texas

5 Beds 5 Baths 2,958 SqFt 0.148 Acres

Located on one of the most recognized and prestigious streets in Austin, this home has the very rare view of both Lake Austin and the unobstructed, entire downtown skyline.  Mt. Bonnell is the highest point in the city.  From either level of the decks or the great room, the sun and moonrise over the skyline has to be seen in person.  With an open floor plan on the main level, large kitchen, spacious decks and pool, it is made for entertaining and making memories with your family and friends.  The main bedroom has a fireplace as does the great room.  On the pool deck level are three bedrooms each with its own full bath.  These or other rooms downstairs are ideal for offices.  The kitchenette / wet bar is easily accessible from the pool and large pool deck. $2,600,000 Active

3501 Mount Bonnell RD Austin, Texas

4 Beds 5 Baths 3,942 SqFt 0.381 Acres

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