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Featured Apartments in Northwest Austin, Austin, TX
Washer and dryer included in most homes!!! ...
Austin TX, 78759
Beautiful Ridge Views... Central Location, Downtown Fifteen Minutes Away
Austin TX, 78731
Audubon Square is centrally located in Northwest Austin close to Hwy 183 and 620 offering spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments.
Austin TX, 78750
Located on Research Blvd in Austin, TX, Balcones Club is easily accessible from I-35, close to shopping at the Lakeline Mall, and about 20 minutes from downtown Austin.
Austin TX, 78750
Brand New Exterior Appearance...Located in Walking Distance to Public Transportation, HEB and Alamo Draft House. This community is able to cater to potential residents with some credit and rental issues with addtional security deposits. This includes broken leases, evictions, forclosures and some bankruptcies from more then 24 months old.
Austin TX, 78750
Northwest Austin, Austin, TX
Living in Northwest Austin
Northwest Austin covers quite a bit of territory. Primarily, this quadrant of metropolitan Austin is residential, but there are hipper, busier neighborhoods closer in to the city. As you travel outwards, the area takes on a more leisurely suburban feel, with rolling hills and fewer commercial zones. Picture family-friendly streets with pockets of stores and restaurants.
Most of the homes in this part of Austin were built in the 1970s and '80s. The farther from Downtown you get, however, the newer the construction. The Austin suburbs keep growing to meet demand! Everything north of 2222 and west of the MoPac Expressway to the city limits is considered Northwest Austin.
Northwest Austin Lifestyle and Entertainment
While most of Northwest Austin is made up of homes and apartments, there are still plenty of locations for you to get your shopping and dining in. The neighborhoods of Great Hills and Balcones Village offer excellent retail opportunities, for example. The Arboretum, an open-air mall here, includes some of country's top names in shops and restaurants. There are nightspots in Northwest Austin, as well. Check out Reed's Supper Club, for live jazz and dry martinis.
If you're looking to get out into the sunshine, there are plenty of parks in Northwest Austin. Take a stroll through St. Edwards Park or play a few rounds at Balcones Country Club.
Northwest Austin Rental Market
Northwest Austin rentals range from large old houses to modern apartments and condos in mid-rise complexes. Most buildings are on the newer side of things, with development in this part of town really taking off as of the 1970s. Living out this way can be convenient for many who work for close by high-tech firms. You'll also find a lot of families choosing homes in Northwest Austin. Expect to pay around $1,100 a month in rent here.
Commuting from this part of the city is facilitated by the Capital Metro MetroRail, which runs from its Leander terminus all the way Downtown. Capital Metro bus routes also serve Northwest Austin. Driving into the city is direct, but 183 can get gummed up with traffic on weekdays.
Northwest Austin Resources
There are a few public libraries in Northwest Austin, including the Spicewood Springs Branch and the Milwood Branch. You'll find United States Post Offices just off Route 183 and the MoPac Expressway. The Austin City Council has seven members, including the mayor. Councilmen and women are elected at large by city voters.