Highland Park - Location
The neighborhood of Highland Park is just North of Camp Mabry and South of 2222. One of the best ways to get a feel for it is to take a drive down Balcones Drive between Perry Lane and 2222. From Highland Park, it's an easy commute down Mopac to Downtown Austin and there's easy access to Mopac, 360 and 183 for reaching other destinations. Highland Park is truly a unique pocket neighborhood of Austin and should be checked out.
Highland Park - Homes
The average sized home in Highland Park is spacious with approximately 2,500 square feet, and three bedrooms. Development of this community occured primarily in the late 1940's and early 1950's so there are plenty of mid-century modern homes to choose from. Lots of these mid-century homes have been tastefully remodeled with modern finishes that still fit the architecture. Lots in this area tend to be on the large-ish with good tree cover.
Highland Park - Schools and Amenities
Perched on the East side of the Bright Leaf Preserve Highland Park offers something to please both urban dwellers and outdoor enthusiasts. Check out Chez Zee for Sunday brunch. The shopping center at 2222 and Balcones offers groceries and a selection of eating establishments. Perry Park is in the heart of the neighborhood and a favorite retreat for area residents. Hancock Drive can be reached from Balcones and gives you a direct route to all the activity on Burnet Road. This area tracks to Highland Park Elementary, Lamar Middle School and McCallum High.
Highland Park - Homes for Sale