Ridgelea - Location
The Ridgelea neighborhood is a sweet little pocket located bewteen Mopac and Shoal Creek and 45th Street and 35th/38th Street. It's bordered by Rosedale on the East and Bryker Woods on the South. Mopac is the main north/south artery and is easily accessible from the neighborhood. But why drive? If you're a walker or a biker there are plenty of destinations you can easily reach nearby.
Ridgelea - Homes
The average sized home in Balcones has approximately 1,500 square feet, and two bedrooms. Development of this community occured primarily in the 1940's and 1950's. You'll find lots of cottage style frame and stone homes along with newer construction that has sought to keep within the architectural style of the neighborhood.
Ridgelea - Schools and Amenities
Ridgelea's southern border is 35th/38th street where you'll find Jefferson Square, Kerbey Lane (with shops and the famous original Kerbey Lane Cafe). Central Market is just a few blocks away on North Lamar, and "Lo Burn" is close as well. This part of Central Austin is close to the Medical District - home to the Heart Hospital, Seton Hospital and many physician offices. This area tracks to Bryker Woods Elementary, O'Henry Middle School and Austin High.
Ridgelea - Homes for Sale