Milwood is hidden gem for home buyers in Austin. This is due it being an urban neighborhood with houses being in the high 100s to low 200s but offering many of the amenities that a suburban buyer wants. Some of these amenities are abundant shopping and excellent schools. Being an older-established neighborhood, it also offers home buyers large oak trees, neighborhood greenbelts, and easy access to major commuting options. This area is an excellent option for young families or first time home buyers that are seeking an in-town neighborhood.
The newer parts of Milwood are zoned for Round Rock ISD while the older part is zoned for Austin ISD. The part of the neighborhood that is zoned for Austin ISD currently is zoned for Anderson High School, which is a top ranked high school according to Newsweek.
A key selling point of Milwood is its access to major shopping destinations and access to employment centers. Within two miles of Milwood are some of the most visited shopping destinations in Austin such as The Domain, The Arboretum and Arbor Walk. There are also numerous grocery stores close by, with two Whole Foods, Costco, Sams, and several HEBs. Major employers within 5 miles of Milwood are National Instruments, The Domain, 3M, TCEQ, General Motors Information Technology Division, and Dell's research and development labs. It is also excellently serviced by public transportation via numerous bicycle routes and the Cap Metro Red Line Park and Ride.
Homes in this area tend to be built in the mid 1980s but are well maintained. There are a few renovated houses in this neighborhood but most are not. Most houses are one story homes that are around 1400 sq ft. However, the only downside to this neighborhood is that it is extremely popular. A house in good condition here tends to be sold in days.
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