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The Zilker neighborhood is home to some of the most interesting properties in the city. Bordered by Lady Bird Lake and the Union Pacific Railway, it offers numerous laid-back comforts and amenities. Much like the rest of Austin, Zilker is a trendy neighborhood with numerous restaurants, juice bars, coffee joints, and more. Zilker gives home buyers the best of both worlds because of the neighborhood's close proximity to nightlife and ample opportunities for outdoor activities. This relaxed area is ideal for those looking to capture a slice of nature with all the trendy amenities of the city. Named after Zilker Park, one of the largest and most used parks in the area, it has plenty to offer the homeowner.

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About Zilker Real Estate

Zilker has some of the most diverse real estate properties in the city. Gorgeous modern condos are juxtaposed next to breathtaking mid-century bungalows and futuristic single-family homes. With a mixed group of people, you can find retirees, families, and some students living throughout the neighborhood, Zilker has something for everyone with a wide price range that is perfect for young professionals and mature homebuyers alike.

High-end homes in this neighborhood often consist of cubic homes with an industrial feel, modern fixtures, trendy concrete and quartz finishings, and more. These homes offer unique architectural features, energy-efficient appliances, and spa-inspired bathrooms. Luxury features such as infinity pools are also often found with these properties.

The condo market in Zilker is also strong, with new developments giving homebuyers the opportunity to own without worrying about cutting grass or other maintenance. Condos in Zilker are reasonably priced and feature interesting features such as barn-inspired sliding doors, industrial appliances, soaker tubs and more.

Older properties round out the real estate market in Zilker. These mid-century and older homes are full of character while maintaining a sense of trendy luxury that homeowners in the area seek. Large trees and beautiful yards are prominently found on these properties, providing an idyllic atmosphere that is relaxed and comfortable.

Living in Zilker

If there were a uniform for residents of Zilker, it would consist of a pair of much-loved worn jeans, slouchy t-shirts, and comfortable athletic shoes—or in one word: effortless. The ambiance in Zilker is laid-back, relaxed, and happy. Residents in the area enjoy grabbing a green juice from the local juice bar to enjoy in the nearby Zilker Park or Lady Bird Lake.

Zilker is often considered the greenest neighborhood in Austin because of its proximity to parks and its residents' love of outdoor activities. Seeing people biking, roller-skating, kayaking, paddle boarding, and jogging through Zilker is completely normal and encouraged.

Community Highlights

  • Within a close proximity to numerous bike paths, parks, and other outdoor activities.
  • Contains numerous trendy coffee shops, quality restaurants, and more with a strong focus on natural and organic products.
  • Home of the Umlauf Sculpture Park in Zilker Park.
  • Zilker Park is home to Austin City Limits as well as numerous other festivals and attractions.
  • Easy to navigate by bus, bike, or car.

Zilker Schools

Part of the Austin Independent School District, Zilker provides an Elementary, Middle and High School for those living in the area. Thought of as a highly sought after school district, Zilker can provide families with children the peace of mind knowing the school district is top rated.

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