Travis Heights – Austin, Texas

/Travis Heights – Austin, Texas


As Austin has grown, Travis Heights has transformed from a rural neighborhood south of the river into a trendy area with a lively personality.  This South Central Austin neighborhood features an eclectic mix of single-family homes and condominiums on lots ranging from smaller subdivided properties to larger, corner acreage.  The homes for sale here vary in design with an array of historic craftsman, traditional, contemporary, and farmhouse style all in this section of town.  Shading both the housing itself and the outdoor gathering areas are large vintage trees. Just as designs vary, buyers will find interior features ranging from original floor plans ready for updating, smaller yet tasteful upgrades, complete remodels, all in addition to many new builds in the area.  Character is found throughout this South Austin neighborhood.  There is something for every buyer here.


Travis Heights homes are just 3 miles from the heart of Downtown Austin. With borders of I-35 to the east, Hwy 290 to the south, Congress Avenue to the west and the Colorado River to the north, the neighborhood has a clearly defined place within Austin.


Travis Heights homes for sale have a great location within Austin. With superior walkability, residents can easily access popular South Congress Avenue, where shoppers go for a multitude of shops, services, cafes, and fine dining.  Guero’s Taco Bar, Vespaio, and South Congress Café are local favorites, meanwhile trendy new eateries opening regularly.  In this area of town, municipal parks beloved by residents include Little Stacy Park and Big Stacy Park, which are destinations for swimming, picnicking, and tennis-playing. Zilker Park is another South Austin hot spot offering vast green areas for Frisbee playing, picnicking, and music concerts.  In addition, Downtown Austin is always available for residents to take in additional live music, unique festivals, happy hours, and late night dinners.


Austin ISD serves the students of Travis Heights. Younger students attend Travis Heights Elementary (PK-5) while older students attend Fulmore Middle (6-8) and Travis High School (9-12).  Private school options include Montessori House of Children (PK-K), San Juan Diego Catholic High School (8-12), and St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic School (PK-8).

Higher education includes the nearby campus of St. Edward’s University, off of South 1st Street.  Also within easy access are: The University of Texas at Austin, Austin Community College, and Huston-Tillotson University.

Austin ISD:

Elementary Schools:  Travis Heights

Middle Schools:  Fulmore

High Schools:  Travis