Apartments in North Austin

North Austin offers clean air, an outdoors lifestyle, and a 15-minute commute to the attractions of the Austin city center. The area also includes a good number of first-rate schools and high-end retail shopping centers.

Apartments in North Austin vary from moderately priced bachelor pads to elegant, modern, multi-room condos with onsite recreational facilities, off-street parking, and strong community spirit.

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Why consider an apartment in North Austin?

North Austin is one of the best locations for apartment living, offering a getaway from the hustle and bustle of big city life without sacrificing easy access to amenities. Residents have miles of hiking and biking trails, parks, and wildlife conservation areas on their doorstep, and they don't have to drive into the CBD to access first-rate shopping centers, libraries, medical centers, or other facilities.

Despite offering a favorable lifestyle, North Austin apartments are priced below the national average and offer good value all-round. Spacious floor areas, large, airy courtyards, and crystal clear swimming pools are characteristic of the more modern complexes, which are increasingly popular with young professionals and families.

Parks and recreation

North Austin is on the edge of Texas Hill Country, with its panoramic views, wildflower gardens, and wide open expanses. Closer to home, there’s the Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park, Balcones District Park, and Lake Travis with its diverse water sport activities. Those who are especially adventurous can even visit clothing-optional Hippie Hollow Park.

Walnut Creek is a popular mixed-use recreational area with mountain bike trails, softball diamonds, basketball courts, and swimming pools. It’s especially popular in spring, when the meadows are covered by carpets of flowers.

Easy access to employment

Austin is the chosen headquarters of several Fortune 500 companies, many in the technology sector. North Austin residents are within a close commute of the bustling business hub via a network of intra-city highways and public transport systems.

North Austin schools and colleges

North Austin boasts a number of leading schools, known for their strong academic records and impressive sports facilities. The majority of these fall within the Austin Independent School District.

Also near North Austin are the University of Texas and other notable higher education institutions such as the Texas Health and Science University and Austin Community College.