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Luxury Homes, Mansions, and High-End Real Estate for Sale

Browse houses and mansion style properties with luxurious and opulent features in Austin, TX for sale.
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THE LAKEHOUSE YOU'VE DREAMED ABOUT- Custom 13+AC Lake Travis waterfront estate with 650'+/- frontage and unobstructed panoramic views of the main basi...
Provincial Masterpiece. Located on the most private & prestigious street in Barton Creek - and situated on 5 lots totaling 4.04 acres overlooking the ...
A once in a lifetime opportunity to own 5.57 acres of Lake Travis Waterfront on the main basin with unobstructed, panoramic lake and hill country view...
Rare acreage on Barton Creek. 39.269 acres on both sides of Barton Creek offers ultimate privacy and location. Thirty minutes to downtown Austin or ...
Restrictions: Yes An amazing estate like no other, Your own private resort. 2 Escala addresses. An entire renovation just completed by designer/builde...
Welcome to 5420 Petticoat Lane, a 9+ acre, private pinnacle of Austin, Texas with sweeping views of downtown, the Texas State Capitol, the UT Tower an...
Main residence is approximately 7900 sq. ft. with guest quarters 2300 sq. ft. with an elevator and outside entrance. Impeccably designed custom home i...
Lake Travis Waterfront w/boat dock on 3 acres with private gate. Designed by Cornerstone Architects w/ many artistic features that take advantage of v...
This Santa Barbara style home is situated above Bee Creek. Gated and walled from the street, the private setting offers the perfect retreat only minut...
POTENTIAL FOR 5 BEDS. Tucked away in the hills of Westlake at the top of Mount Larson, Villa Montaña is an enchanting Mexiterranean home with sweeping...
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Nestled between an empty lot & Windy Point Park, this 5.8 acre lot with 227 feet of waterfront on main basin of Lake Travis faces SW towards Mansfield...
This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity consists of three tracts comprising nearly 8.5 acres over Lake Travis with cliffside water views curving north and...
Absolutely stunning, private estate on 5 exquisitely-landscaped acres with panoramic Lake Travis views from almost every room. Spectacular resort-styl...
The latest modern luxury in Westlake’s Scenic View gated neighborhood. Attention to detail is paramount, with finishes and fixtures selected by renown...
Stunning Trella Homes contemporary now well under construction. This home features beautiful views of north downtown, U.T. Campus and the Capitol buil...
World class estate in the highly sought after Green Park neighborhood of Westlake Hills & Eanes ISD. Originally built by the award winning groups of S...
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Rare generational estate setting on Lake Travis comprised of just under 8 acres. Approximately 600ft of main body frontage on deep water. Spectacular ...
One of the largest remaining penthouses at The Austonian. This residence is the pinnacle of space and luxury located in the heart of downtown Austin. ...

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Moving to Austin

Thinking about moving to Austin , TX? From the city's best neighborhoods to the lowdown on live music and food options, here's what you need to know about living in Austin.

Why Move to Austin, TX?

If you've been looking into moving to Texas, there's no doubt that Austin should be top of your list. Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in the US, and was even named as the No.3 best places to live in America for 2020-21.

There's an exciting tech, music, food and film scene in the city, as well as green spaces and outdoor activities, so you'll never run out of things to do. The crime rate in Austin is also consistently lower than Dallas and Houston, and Austin suburbs offer everything from friendly school districts to creative hubs.

Austin Averages:

The cost of living in Austin is lower than you would expect for such a buzzing city. The costs for real estate, energy, wages and taxes in Texas are below most states in the country.

  • Population: 2 million
  • Average age: 33
  • Austin average home price: $335,000
  • Austin average salary: $70,000
  • Minimum wage in Austin: $7.25 an hour

What's the Weather Like in Austin?

The average annual temperature in Austin is 68.6 degrees Fahrenheit. You can expect the weather in Austin to be summer-like even in spring, hot and humid in the summer, with mild temperature in the fall. While winters do get cold, snow is rare.

Winter: 40°F to 61°F
Spring: 50°F to 79°F
Summer: 87°F to 97°F
Fall: 50°F to 81°F

Best Neighborhoods to Live in Austin:

Whether you choose to move to the Austin suburbs or stay within the Metro area, here's some key neighborhoods to include in your dream home search:

Old West Austin

This historical district (composed of three neighborhoods: Old Enfield, Pemberton Heights, and Bryker Woods) has a quaint mix of architecture styles ranging from the late 1800s through the 1950s. It's one of the most sought after areas to live in Austin due to its proximity to Downtown and access to Lake Austin. There's also numerous cycling and hiking trails, and parks.

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Hyde Park

If you want a small town feel, community vibes and historic homes then Hyde Park is perfect. Just north of the University of Texas campus, it has easy access to Downtown yet feels miles away. Independent businesses are king here, with a liberal and welcoming atmosphere.

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Westlake Hills

Westlake Hills is an affluent Austin suburb within one of the best school districts in the country. It offers a scenic mix of Hill Country scenery with many of the upscale estate homes and waterfront properties enjoying lake views. It's also just a skip away from attractions such as Barton Springs, the 2nd Street District, and Congress Ave.

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Allandale

For a family-friendly place to live in Austin, Allendale ticks all the boxes. Many young professionals live here and it has a charming suburban feel yet is mere minutes from Downtown. Housing is affordable and residents enjoy a strong community sense with an active neighborhood association and local restaurants.

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North Loop

Quirky, interesting, safe and - we predict - the next big thing in Austin. North Loop is an up-and-coming neighborhood with funky bars and boutiques and a unique vibe. North Loop borders I-35, providing convenient access to the rest of the city. Residents are a vibrant mix of students, professionals, artists and longtime locals.

See listings in North Loop here

Buying a Home in Austin:

Homes for sale in Austin don't spend long on the market, so act quick! Listings spent an average of 37 days on the market in September. Most homeowners want to sell their properties quickly, so make sure you are ready to move soon when looking to buy a home in Austin.

Nearly 28,480 homes sold in the Austin metropolitan area in the first 9 months of 2020, which is 4.4% more than the same period in 2019. Single-family homes account for 90% of Austin sales so far in 2020, and are up 4.6% over the same period in 2019.

This is one US housing market that is really heating up.

How’s the Walkability, Bikeability, and Public Transportation in Austin?

Getting around Austin is easiest if you have a car. Three of the nation's 10 largest cities – Houston, San Antonio and Dallas – are no more than three hours away, so living in Austin makes exploring Texas a breeze.

Walkability: Austin is the 29th most walkable large city in the US. The most walkable Austin neighborhoods are Downtown, West University and University of Texas-Austin.

Bikeability: Austin is still pretty car-centric, but there are strides being made to improve bike lane structure in the city. You can download the Austin B-cycle app to rent a bike using 24 hour/day, on demand bicycle stations in the city.

Public Transportation: Capital Metro is the easiest way to get around Austin. The city also has a network of bus routes, new MetroRapid Route 801 and MetroRail service.

Essential Checklist for Moving to Austin:

  • Voter Registration: When you move to a new city, you should make sure to get registered to vote as soon as possible. For info on registering in Texas, see here.
  • Driver's License: It's also very important to change your driver's license. Find info on getting a license in Texas here.
  • Vehicle Registration: Are you bringing your car with you? Here's where you can get new license plates.
  • Trash & Recycling: Get this organised from the get go! See here for how you can set up Austin's trash and recycling services for your new home.

Things to do in Austin, Texas:

Festivals and Events:Austin is famous for its year-round festivals. The Austin Food + Wine Festival showcases the best innovative cuisine. Old Settler's Music Festival is all about the best of Americana, bluegrass and roots music for more than 30 years; Fantastic Fest features sci-fi, horror, fantasy and other genre films; and SXSW Music, Film and Interactive Conferences and Festivals is a must-visit.

Outdoor activities: There's a reason why Austin is often ranked one of the fittest cities in the US - there's a LOT to do here! With 300+ days of sunshine, you can enjoy hot springs, bike and hike trails, cycling, stand-up paddle boarding, and even leisurely kayaking.

Culture: With a nickname as the 'Live Music Capital of the World', it's no surprise Austin is chockablock with culture. Music, art, and diverse cultures make the city great. The Mexican American Cultural Center celebrates the Latino community, as does the George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center for the city's African-American cultural district, Six Square. An emerging Asian influence has resulted in marketplaces, festivals and parades.

Sports: Moving to Austin will have you cheering on its local teams. Football, rugby, roller derby and soccer: there's a team for every type of sport fan to support in Austin. The University of Texas Longhorns teams have earned 51 national championships since 1949!

Austin Food & Nightlife

Dining out in Austin: Austin has a delicious mix of cuisines to try, from Tex-Mex institutions like Matt's el Rancho, authentic Texas barbecue or New American to ramen from Ramen Tatsu-ya. Be sure to check out the iconic food truck and trailer venues across the city.

Bars and nightlife in Austin: The nightlife in Austin is legendary, with more than 250 live music venues offering everything from rock to blues, hip hop to Latino. Various districts offer different bar scenes: East Austin Entertainment District is young and hip; Market District is for upscale cocktails and an older crowd; and Red River is where you can dance the night away to live tunes.

Grocery shopping in Austin: From large supermarkets to Korean stores, farmer's markets and everything in between, it's easy breezy to get your groceries while living in Austin. You can see which grocery stores deliver to any of our Austin listings.

Frequently Asked Questions for Luxury Homes, Mansions, and High-End Real Estate for Sale

What are common features of luxury homes?

Some extraordinary features of luxury homes include open floor plans including a grand entryway, use of technology, gourmet kitchens, bars and wine cellars, extensive outdoor amenities like open air kitchens, swimming pools, hot tubs, cabanas, and tennis courts, a home gym, game and theatre rooms, spa-style bathrooms, huge bedrooms, and dressing rooms.

How many Luxury Homes, Mansions, and High-End Real Estate for Sale ?

There are 634 Luxury Homes in Austin, TX currently.

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