South of Lady Bird Lake, South Austin covers a wide variety of terrain and lifestyles. Barton Hills benefits from adjoining Zilker Park while South Congress (SoCo) with its funky shops, great restaurants and cool bars has become an Austin hot spot. Smaller bungalows and contemporary, loft style condominiums are common in this area. Just to the east is Travis Heights, one of Austin’s oldest neighborhoods known for its abundance of craftsman bungalows and Victorian Revival style. Further south, a boom of development has brought great housing options for a variety of needs to an area that remains convenient to downtown, the airport, shopping and major employers.


Cathedral of Junk – Located in a quiet neighborhood, this sculpture’s home has become an homage to discarded objects, proving that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Don’t forget to make an appointment.


We take our shopping seriously in Austin, and South Austin has wonderful, local boutiques. Here are some of our favorites: