Bouldin Creek

Just across Lady Bird Lake from Downtown Austin, Bouldin Creek is at the center of the coveted 78704 zip code. Created at the turn of the century, this area experienced rapid growth in the 1920s and 1930s, and many homes from that era remain. Brimming with historic charm, Bouldin Creek blends Old South Austin with modern amenities creating an eclectic community of diverse architecture, funky shops, and fantastic restaurants. Walkability is one of the main attractions in this neighborhood, with South 1st Street running through the middle and South Lamar Boulevard and South Congress Avenue at the outer edges. Made up of about 2,700 properties, Bouldin Creek homes for sale run the gamut from early 20th-century craftsman to 21st-century modern. Seven-hundred square foot bungalows neighbor 4,000 square foot contemporary designs in this artistic and colorful community. Here you will find homes suited to every taste, including cottages with hardwood floors, French doors, and crown molding, as well as minimalist floorplans with Carrara marble countertops, slate tile, and Swarovski crystal chandeliers. Outdoor spaces are just as unique as the interiors with heated pools, pagodas, fire pits, and outdoor kitchens creating fabulous entertainment areas. Balconies overlook xeriscaped landscaping and rooftop decks afford views of the downtown skyline. Many Bouldin Creek homes for sale have alley access and detached studios and garages, providing extra living quarters, workspaces, and storage. With such a broad selection of styles and one of Austin’s finest locations, Bouldin Creek is a premium option for potential homebuyers.

Surrounded by some of Austin’s most famous parks and shopping and entertainment districts, Bouldin Creek homes for sale are in an excellent South Austin area. South 1st Street, the central artery of the community, is bursting with local stores, coffee shops, and restaurants, including an array of Mexican and Tex-Mex options. Live music, boutiques, antique shops, and award-winning restaurants litter the roadways of South Congress Avenue and South Lamar Boulevard, at the eastern and western borders. Just north of the neighborhood, Auditorium Shores offers concerts and events as well as a leash-free dog area. Butler Pitch and Putt features 9 holes of golf, and Lady Bird Lake and the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail provide outdoor recreation and pedestrian access to downtown. Within the neighborhood, Dawson Park and Ricky Guerrero Park feature playgrounds and a splash pad and the West Bouldin Creek Greenbelt offers a wooded hiking trail. Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods Market’s flagship store, and an HEB grocery store are within 2 miles.

Students in Bouldin Creek attend Austin ISD schools. Becker Elementary and Travis Heights Elementary (PK-5), Fulmore Middle (6-8), and Travis High School (9-12) are the assigned schools for this community. Some nearby daycare and private school options are Mainspring School (0-4 years), Athena Montessori Academy (Preschool – After School), and The Khabele School (Preschool – 12), within 2 miles.