The North Austin area is roughly bordered by Round Rock to the north, Cedar Park to the northwest, Pflugerville to the east, and Central Austin to the South. Most neighborhoods in the area have convenient access to major employers, easy access to 183, I-35, and/or Mopac (Loop 1) highways, and are close to most of the major shopping areas of Austin.
Buyers interested in North Austin real estate have a wide range of choices in this popular area, from the established Anderson Mill neighborhood to the exclusive golfing community of Avery Ranch. These communities offer easy access to the employment opportunities available in the downtown area, including jobs with the University of Texas; additionally, they are within easy commuting distance of major high-tech employers including Texas Instruments and Motorola. Families will appreciate the outstanding education provided by the Austin Independent School District and the Round Rock School District; ample green space and quiet residential streets make North Austin neighborhoods an outstanding choice for families as well.
Anderson Mill is one of the most popular mature neighborhoods in Austin. With home prices ranging from the $120s to around $250,000, the area is affordable for first-time buyers. The Anderson Mill community offers its residents sixty acres of parks, greenbelt, and recreational space including two heated swimming pools for all-year-round exercise.
Avery Ranch is ideally situated between Round Rock, Cedar Park, and the city of Austin, making it the perfect location for residents who commute to employment in any of the three cities. A planned golf community, Avery Ranch was designed with luxurious family living in mind. Children in the neighborhood attend the Leander or Round Rock Independent School District and enjoy ample green space within each subdivision. Home prices start at around $170,000 and can range as high as $800,000 or more for exclusive golf course properties.
Most of North Austin falls into the Austin ISD or into Round Rock ISD, both of which are excellent school districts. North Austin encompasses many neighborhoods of varying price range, from starter neighborhoods through million-dollar-plus estates.