East Austin Neighborhood Guide
Fun, events, food, and excitement are all words that perfectly describe East Austin. East Austin has gone through more changes in the last few years than any of the other nearby areas. The growth spurt in the area has caused the housing market to skyrocket and with the boom in people and money going toward the city, the roads, businesses, and city landscape have never looked better. You’ll have your choice of great restaurants along the Manor restaurant corridor including Hoover’s Eastside Café and Vivo’s. The funky, eclectic lifestyle draws artists to this wonderful area. The E.A.S.T. (East Austin Studio Tour) is a yearly tour that gives art lovers and patrons the opportunity to tour the neighborhoods and studios of local artists and purchase art directly from the artists.
East Austin possesses some of the most inexpensive real estates in the area, drawing in young people that formerly would have lived in the south part of Austin. Enjoy local attractions such as Boggy Creek Farm, a USDA-certified-organic urban market farm, and Big Red Sun, which designs unique gardens, houseware and furniture and clothing by local artists.
East 6th Street Food
Walking down east 6th street, one will pass graffiti-style murals, flashing LED signs, and food trailer parks. There are so many entertainment options to choose from depending on your mood. If you want to experience some fine dining in a bistro atmosphere, check out places like Mettle on East 7th, Blue Dahlia Bistro on East 11th, Eastside Café on Manor Road, or Justine’s Brasserie on Cesar Chavez. These places are known for their delicious menu options, locally sourced ingredients, and hip crowds. Yummy eastside favorites that are a bit more laid back include Gourmands Pub near East 7th, Eastside Kings food trailer, Yellow Jacket Social Club on East 5th, and Counter Culture Café. The east side is also home to some of the best Mexican and Tex-Mex food in Austin, with the famed Juan in a Million, Joe’s Bakery and Mexican Food, and Las Cazuelas Mexican Restaurant all calling East Cesar Chavez home.
East Austin Real Estate
Because of the growth in the area and the reasonably priced real estate, East Austin offers a large variety of options on the real estate market. Many of the homes in the area have an older charm with newly renovated interiors. The area has starter homes and condos starting as low as 65K to brand new contemporary homes for upwards of 500K. If you’re looking to make your own mark on your house there are plenty of homes in the area ready for renovations. The housing market in the area is on the rise and you can have all of the advantages of living in a fast-growing, diverse area without the high cost of city life.
Low-priced Austin real estate for sale gives prospective homeowners the opportunity to choose from many different types of homes from ranch-style properties to large two-story homes with manicured yards and swimming pools.
East Austin is the ideal place for people that are ready to move into a growing community and are ready to put their mark on their home and their neighborhood. The housing market is growing but still priced very well. You can live in a new, contemporary house to an older “fixer”. Because of the newness of the area, there is ample opportunity to take the city into your own hands and make it your own. Whatever you choose, East Austin has something for everyone and you can have the lifestyle that you’ve always imagined.
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