East Congress Homes For Sale

Less than a 5-minute drive from exciting SoCo lies East Congress - a tranquil suburban neighborhood perfect for young families who are looking for a more peaceful lifestyle with urban convenience close at hand. East Congress homes for sale offer residents the ultimate happy medium of a rural atmosphere just blocks away from vibrant South Congress character.

Unlike many other Austin communities, affordability is plentiful in East Congress - making this community accessible to a variety of price ranges and design preferences. If you're in the market for a new home that embraces the "Keep Austin Weird" mentality, East Congress real estate is a worthy investment and, quite possibly, a dream come true.

About East Congress Real Estate

East Congress is full of variety, with real estate representing an incredibly vast range of prices and time periods. Open lots in the East Congress area are priced between $35,000 to $100,000, while mobile and single-family homes ranging from $100,000 to multi-million dollar luxury properties. Although many East Congress homes for sale were built in the mid 2000s, others reflect the unique character and styling of the 1960s.

Perfect for young and growing families, East Congress homes for sale typically comprise ample interior space, complete with 3 bedrooms and 2-3 bathrooms. Much of East Congress real estate has seen recent remodels, now characterized by ranch-inspired interior designs and expansive living spaces.

Substantial backyards allow for large-scale entertaining,with towering trees to provide much-needed shade in the heat of the Austin summer. Boasting gorgeous, woodsy streets and a quiet, community-oriented atmposphere, East Congress homes for sale providde a welcomes break from the usual Austin bustle, while maintaining easy access to the fast-paced convenience of SoCo.

East Congress Community Highlights

The East Congress community presents itself as relatively quiet, offering a welcomed break from the rush of the city. Tree-lined streets and ample lots contribute to this area's slow-going mentality, but are situated near enough to Austin's most revered amenities to grant residents easy access to a change of pace. Indeed, East Congress real estate is just steps away from some of the most highly acclaimed entertainment in Austin.

Just 3 minutes from the I-35 and historic South Congress Avenue respectively, there's no shortage of dining, schooling, entertainment opportunities near East Congress. Although East Congress itself retains a relaxed vibe, SoCo is buzzing with trendy coffee shops, boutiques, food trailers, and bohemian style at all hours of the day.

Outdoor Activities

If the natural escape in your own backyard wasn't enough, East Congress living makes it easy to explore the outdoors with numerous nearby parks and sprawling creeks. East Congress is home to Battle Bend Park - a 4-acre green space tended by community members and complete with a children's playground, picnic tables, barbecue pits, and basketball courts for endless outdoor entertainment.

Williamson Creek and Williamson Creek Greenbelt run diligently through East Congress, and make for an ideal stroll or bike ride for the whole family to enjoy.

Dining & Shopping

In addition to its central location less than 5 minutes from exciting SoCo, East Congress is bordered by Stassney Heights Shopping Central and Stassney Square for eclectic shopping and dining opportunities. East Congress also has its share of funky restaurants and shopping for residents to peruse. Local cafes and restaurants of interest include:

Cafes & Desserts

  • Spokesman
  • Picnik
  • The Celia Jacobs Cheesecake Experience


  • Mariana's Kitchen
  • Hill's Cafe

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