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South Lamar is the effortlessly cool neighborhood that all other neighborhoods strive to be like. With a diverse selection of people and its convenient location to all amenities, downtown Austin and public transport; South Lamar is an ideal place where you can find yourself living. Unlike other spots in the city, South Lamar lends itself to a feeling of authenticity that is often duplicated but never perfected by other trendy ‘hoods. South Lamar homes exemplify this straightforward cool factor by not taking themselves too seriously. In this neighborhood, mid-century bungalows are tucked beside modern condos and single-family homes. With an unassuming nature, South Lamar is home to a diverse group of people who are able to relax and enjoy the good things in life.

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South Lamar Neighborhood Overview

Without even trying, South Lamar has captured a diverse and interesting cross section of real estate opportunities. While some streets are lined with cheerful single-family homes with brightly painted doors, other streets contain modern townhomes perfect for young families or professionals.

South Lamar homes are as varied as they are creative. Modern flair and mid-century design collide in many properties with minimalist exteriors and modern, energy efficient interiors. Many older homes are upgraded with new appliances, hardwood flooring, covered patios, and more. There are no hard-set South Lamar real estate trends, which is part of the charm of this unique neighborhood. Additionally, they have beautiful yards where children would be more than happy to play out back in.

Like many other communities in Austin, green space is important. Although the properties may range from high-end new constructions to mid-century bungalows, you will almost always find the streets lined with shade-providing trees and lush, green shrubbery.

Living in South Lamar

The atmosphere in South Lamar is laid back, effortless, and friendly. Unlike other trendy neighborhoods in Austin, South Lamar is cool without really trying. Inexpensive dining options, unique boutiques, and an attitude that encourages supporting small business keeps South Lamar flying under the radar, while its close proximity to parks and recreation allows residents to enjoy the outdoors in the big city.

During the day, it’s common to see people rollerblading, biking, jogging, and enjoying the weather in the nearby Barton Creek Greenbelt and Zilker Metropolitan Park, but when the sun goes down, South Lamar is known for its vibrant nightlife. Dive bars, bowling, movies, and more are all within walking distance in South Lamar.

South Lamar Schools

There are a few different schools offered for those moving to the area with children. Located in the Lamar County School District, the schools offered are the Elementary, Middle, Intermediate, Technology and High School. All are within a short distance from the homes in the area.

South Lamar Community Highlights

  • Ample green space to enjoy the outdoors.
  • Numerous local boutiques, vintage shops, and more within walking distance.
  • High priority placed on supporting local and "keeping Austin weird."
  • Known for its inexpensive dining options and dynamic nightlife.

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