North University Homes For Sale
With all of its charm and convenience of location, the neighborhood of North University is a coveted place in Central Austin. All backgrounds of people belong to this quaint neighborhood, which has become quite an eclectic array of individuals over the years. Students, young families, and professors proudly call North University their home, for it’s a lovely setting indeed. You’ll notice the delightful 20th-century bungalows lining the streets cloaked with ancient oaks. North University real estate is wide-ranging in variety, much like it’s growing population of inhabitants. Even though most of the homes found in this neighborhood date back to Austin’s deeper roots, you’ll come across contemporary single-family homes located in newer subdivisions. One of the best parts of living here is that residents can walk or bike to campus while hitting up some the best locale the city has to offer.
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Location is everything to people who commute to work and school, especially in a bustling city such as Austin, and you’ll have that sense of ease living in North University homes for sale. This grand neighborhood’s boundaries rest at 38th Street to the North, 27th Street to the South, Duval Street to the East, and the iconic Guadalupe Street to the West. This little pocket of Austin is considered to be densely populated, so it’s a great place to live if you value a sense of community in your neighborhood. It’s been described as a region that attracts hipsters, jazz fans, students, and anyone who appreciates grocery shopping late at night!
North University real estate dates back as far as the 1800s, as well as the 1900sHomeownersrs in this neighborhood work endlessly to preserve the historic nature of the area. Even the more contemporary style of homes found in the North University neighborhood has taken on hints from the past, with craftsmen and Santa Fe bungalows. Some older homes have undergone careful remodeling over the years to suit the modern buyer.
Inviting wrap-around porches, mature gardens with massive shade trees and larger lots are par for the course in this charming community. The homes are often on the larger side offering roomy floor plans starting at 1,100 square feet to 3,500 square feet. Home buyers can expect on average 2 to 5 bedrooms and bathrooms. If you have a growing family, you’ll appreciate the spacious backyard of these original homes, offering plenty of space for children’s play, gardens, and patios. Here are more lovely details to look forward to in your North University real estate:
- Original hardwood floors
- Crown moldings
- Arched hallways
- Vaulted ceilings
- Large European windows
- Brick-clad fireplaces
- French doors
These homes a fair in price in comparison to surrounding Austin neighborhoods. Modest sized-homes are an affordable option, though they might need a little more TLC. Overall, many people who invest in North University real estate buy homes for the purpose of income generating potential.
Life in North University
The North University neighborhood has quick access to all points of interest. Not only is the community convenient to the University and downtown, there’s some of the best shopping and entertainment found in Austin just blocks away from home. Consistent public transit makes getting around the city easy. If you don’t have a car, biking and walking are also great options for getting from point A to B.
One of the best perks of living here is being close to the famed Guadalupe Street. There you’ll find unique places to shop at on The Drag like Monkies Vintage & Thrift, Space 24Twenty, and a local boutique The Burlap Bag. Dobie Market is a local favorite, not just for its late hours! Enjoy a café, groceries, beer and wine, and a coffee bar. Spiderhouse is one of the best places to hang out and enjoy a café with live performances. Wheatsville Co-op is the only cooperatively owned grocery store in the state where you’ll find a fabulous selection of organic, fresh and local ingredients.
As for entertainment, North University is close to many watering holes and taverns. The Dive, Hopfield’s, and the Local Pub & Patio. The neighborhood has a few parks tucked away within. Residents have access to Adam-Hemphill Park which has a small greenbelt, Sparky Park, and Eastwood Park.
Schools Nearby North University
- Lee Elementary
- Kealing Middle School
- McCallum High School
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