University Hills was built in the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s. Once considered as one of Austin’s lower income neighborhoods, it is now booming as part of East Austin’s revitalization trend. With this trend comes newly remodeled and updated homes. There is a mix of traditional and modern architecture. This neighborhood offers wide streets, quiet neighbors, tall trees and plenty of shade.
Homes in University Hills
The properties in University Hills sell between $100,000 and $500,000. Many of the one and two story homes have been updated to granite counter tops, wood floors and contemporary kitchens. The lots are spacious and surrounded by lots of trees. The homes offer multiple bedrooms, which is attractive to families looking for affordable housing close to downtown.
University Hills Amenities
If you love being outdoors, the Dottie Jordan Neighborhood Park offers a pool, playscape, picnic areas, basketball court, tennis courts and walking trails at an 11 acre park. There is also the Little Walnut Creek Greenbelt, Bartholomew District Park, Davis White Northeast District Park and the Mueller greenbelt and park. Just around the corner on the Historic Browning Hanger, you will find the Mueller Trailer Eats. The Browning Hanger also hosts the Mueller’s Farmer’s Market, featuring family friendly live music, and over 40 venders who sell fresh produce and homemade products. If you are looking for convenience and a neighborhood far from cookie cutter, University Hills might be the neighborhood for you!
There are also dining, shopping and nightlife options in no matter which direction you drive. Some of the area’s favorite restaurants include Tres Amigos Restaurant and Cantina, Cuban Sandwich Café, Fran’s Burgers, Midtown Sports Café, and Amaya’s Tacos with many more options available. The Mueller Market District is minutes away from University Hills. It offers many trendy retail stores and places to eat and an 83,000 square foot HEB grocery store.
University Hills Schools
Students living in the hidden University Hills neighborhood attend Austin ISD schools in Northeast Austin. Two of the middle schools are split by gender, giving young students the option to attend a single gender school if that works better for their learning needs.
7309 Lazy Creek Drive
Austin, TX 78724
Homes for Sale in University Hills
Restaurants Near University Hills
Entertainment and dining options are prevalent in Northeast Austin, and many amazing restaurants are located within a short distance from the University Hills neighborhood. Here are a few of the best rated ones on Yelp in the Northeast Austin area.