Travis Heights is a historic neighborhood in South Austin, locatednext to Lady Bird Lake to the north, Interstate 35 to the east, Congress Avenue on the west and Oltorf Street on the south.Travis Heights is also an attractive neighborhood for its closeness to the newly rejuvenated South Congress Avenue, often called SoCo by locals. South Congress is full of hip cafes and stores, and attracts many tourists and young professionals from downtown longing to be close to the vibe of South Austin. [Read more about Travis Heights...]
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Travis Heights Neighborhood
Travis Heights is a colorful and charming neighborhood in South Austin with abundant natural beauty and a convenient location for commuters. Many of the homes date back to the 1920s. The area retains much of its old-world appearance. Many of the historic homes have been modernized inside but kept their original exteriors.
There are many outdoor amenities here. Nearby parks include barbecue grills, basketball, tennis and volleyball courts, a leash-free dog park, playgrounds, and a swimming pool.
Travis Heights is one of the older Austin neighborhoods and one of the more exclusive and affluent areas of south Austin. Old mansions and other homes, with sizable yards, along with a few apartments are here.
The eclectic builds available in the area have helped make Travis Heights an inviting place to call home for all sorts of different people and families.The population is a mixture of college students, artists, local bands, families, and longtime residents.
Travis Heights Lifestyle
Travis Heights is a outdoor enthusiastsdream neighborhood. The entire neighborhood is invitingly walkable, and home to an eclectic mix of colorful bungalows and modern apartments, surrounded by lush and established greenery and trees.Travis Heights hugs Lady Bird Lake and is close to expansive parks, and biking and jogging trails.
Travis Heights residents get to enjoy being near the center of everything, when the city isn’t busy coming to them they’re geographically close enough to experience the rest of the Austin while seldom leaving their own neighborhoods.
The neighborhood is conveniently located across the lake from Downtown Austin and next to famously trendy hotspots like South Congress, Travis Heights’ own locally owned convivial cafes and breweries which help to cultivate the neighborhood’s down-to-earth, and neighborly vibe.
Travis Heights Schools
Austin Independent School District (AISD) serves the students that live in Central Austin. With a district-wide enrollment of 84,500, AISD operate 129 different schools, among them are 84 elementary schools, 18 middle schools, and 16 high schools. AISD determines which schools that students will attend based on where their residence is located within a region.
Travis Heights is also conveniently close to the Texas School for the Deaf, which is run by the state of Texas for the sake of facilitating the deaf and hearing impaired community with specialized educational opportunities.
Private and religious schooling options are also readily available for parents that seek alternate educational opportunities for their children. Travis Heights is also incredibly close tothe campus of St. Edward’s University for collegiate living at home.
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