Developed in the 1960s, University Hills is situated in central East Austin. Located south of Hwy 290, west of Hwy 183, and east of Northeast Drive, the community is a mix of all ages, races, and professions. You’ll find winding, tree-shaded thoroughfares, comfortably sized ranch-style homes, spacious lots, and affordable prices that make it attractive for anyone who wants to be close to downtown without the larger payments. Many homes back up to creeks and greenbelts that meander though the neighborhood offering you privacy and a convenient location at the same time. If you want a large home and yard for the family, University Hills should be on your list of considerations.
University Hills Homes for Sale
Homes in University Hills
While many of the homes in University Hills are being updated from their 1960s charm, you can find either vintage or remodeled properties reflecting the changing demographics of the neighborhood. Original owners included many city service workers such as police, firemen, and teachers, but as housing prices creep skyward, college professors, medical personnel and young families are all finding this area to be both attractive and affordable. Homes are being updated with granite counters, hardwood floors, and open floor plans. Priced between $125,000 and $250,000, homes have three to four bedrooms and a generous floorplan of 1,300 to 2,200 square feet of living space.
University Hills Austin Attractions
The close proximity to Hwy 290 and Hwy183 provide University Hills with easy access to downtown and shopping, and if you need to get out of town, it’s a quick drive to Austin Bergstram International airport. The new Mueller Airport development is just south of the neighborhood and has shopping, dining and that all important Home Depot for your remodeling projects. And for the kiddies, Dottie Jordan Park, near the center of the neighborhood, offers a recreation center with activities including After School Programs, Summer Camps, Senior Bridge, and University Hills Line Dance. You’ll also find a playscape, two lighted tennis courts, a lighted basketball court and a community swimming pool!