Enter the Texas Oaks neighborhood, located south of Slaughter Lane in South Austin, and you’ve entered an enclave of lovely two-story homes in a neighborhood filled with mature trees, lively families and proud homeowners. There are two parts to the Texas Oaks development, north and south neighborhoods, however the one that most people identify with is the southern area bordered by Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park on the east and Slaughter Creek on the west and south. With it’s isolated feel and surrounding green spaces, Texas Oaks is a peaceful retreat from busy city living.
Texas Oaks Homes for Sale
Homes in Texas Oaks
Homes in Texas Oaks were built from 1981 to 1993 with the majority of construction occurring in the mid 1980s. You can find smaller homes from around 800 square feet for about $125K, but the majority of homes are about 1,500 square feet, 3 beds, 2 baths and sell in the $160Ks. There are a number of properties that back to the surrounding green belts and these lovely residences may have up to 2,300 square feet and sell for $220K. Averaging a little over $100 per square foot, these homes are a great bargain for the homeowner who enjoys having so much of nature’s beauty in a city environment.
Texas Oaks Austin Attractions
One of the best things about Texas Oaks has a lot to do with recent developments in the area. Once on the southern edge of Austin, the area has seen much growth since the development of Southpark Meadows. Acres and acres of rolling hill country ranch land that once housed an outdoor music venue has been sold and changed to acres and acres of shops, restaurants and even some big box retailers. This huge shopping destination is just south of Slaughter Lane and is literally minutes from your home in Texas Oaks. The spacious neighborhood park of Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park compliments the area with its various facilities. You can play disc golf, enjoy the two basketball or tennis courts, picnic with the family or walk any of the 6 miles of trails. Also, Friends of MMSMP are building an off-lease dog trail at the north end of the park. So what do you get when you mix parks, shopping, dining, and homes? You get a great neighborhood to call home!