Westlake

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Living in Westlake is a great alternative to being in the heart of Austin—you’ll still have access to the city and all of its amenities without all the traffic and noise. Westlake is a prestigious area of Austin. With the rolling hills, Lake Austin, and Eanes School District, Westlake Austin apartments are in high demand and extremely hard to come by. Only a few Westlake Austin Apartments exist, and they are usually kept at high occupancy. But if you’re looking for Westlake Austin Apartments, you’ve come to the right place! Leave the city behind and head out west. The area west of Austin, Texas is scenic with rolling hills and sparkling lakes. Whether you are just out on a day trip, or thinking of settling west of Austin, there is plenty to see and do in the area just west of the capitol of Texas. Conveniently situated at the gateway to Hill Country, shopping at the Galleria is a fantastic first stop on your trip out of town. From small boutiques to name brands, the Galleria is a mecca for shopaholics from around the Lone Star State. Complete with diners and Mexican cantinas, wash down your shopping experience with a classic Mexican martini. When you think about fine wine, Texas might not be the first region that comes to mind. In fact, the area west of Austin is wine’s best kept secret. Tucked in the rolling hills of the west are dozens of vineyards turning out bold Texas reds and…

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Cedar Park

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Located just 17 minutes from downtown Austin, Texas, Cedar Park is well-established. The community was founded in 1887 and incorporated as a city in 1973. Now the third largest city in the Austin area with a population exceeding 54,000 within its city limits, the City of Cedar Park attracts residents from all over the globe because of its unique charm, close proximity to Austin and the Texas Hill Country, and the beauty surrounding the Lower Colorado River Lake System. Cedar Park has 860 acres of park space and there is truly something for everyone here. If you like hiking, bicycling, water sports, live music, fine wine, great food, shopping, or any other activity, you will find it in or very close to Cedar Park. This town truly has everything to offer every individual! Along with bountiful, lush parks, Cedar Park also offers some of the best local shopping in central Texas! When you shop and dine in Cedar Park, 2 cents of every dollar you spend stays in Cedar Park. It helps fund the thriving city’s parks, roads, and other city services. Plus it helps bring better quality, higher paying jobs to Cedar Park. By keeping it local, the city of Cedar Park is able to keep property tax rate low, all the while keeping quality of life high! So get those shopping bags ready and head over to Shops at Cypress Creek, Cedar Park Square or Shoppes at Lakeline Village for a little slice of retail heaven! Cedar Park…

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Round Rock

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Round Rock, Texas is one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. In 1970, there were only 2,700 residents, but today, Round Rock is home to more than 100,000 people. In spite of this rapid expansion, Round Rock is not feeling any growing pains. Just the opposite, Round Rock has used its new found popularity to grow into a healthy, self-sustaining city. The recent addition of an Ikea store has sent central Texans flocking to Round Rock. However, Round Rock has more to offer eager shoppers than Swedish furniture with sleek designs. Round Rock is home to the Premier Premium Outlet stores, attracting not only Texans but bargain hunters from around the world. For those looking for higher priced items, Lexus of Round Rock is just adjacent to the outlet stores. Round Rock is the home of the Round Rock Express, central Texas’ most beloved minor league baseball team. Owned by Reid Ryan – son of the Baseball Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan – the team has been a hometown favorite since coming to Round Rock in 2004. The team’s home field is Dell Diamond, an 85 acre, $25 million dollar state-of-the-art baseball stadium named after the computer giant Dell, Inc. Much of Round Rock’s recent boom can be attributed to a wealth of incoming employers who preferentially choose Round Rock for its highly educated workforce. One of the top employers in Round Rock is Dell, Inc. who has headquartered in Round Rock since 1996. Dell is the third…

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Pflugerville

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Known as one of Austin’s most up-and-coming suburbs, the city of Pflugerville encompasses a large area just 14 miles north of Austin, Texas. You can live close to the hustle and bustle of downtown Austin, without having to pay the ridiculous price tag! Sounds good to us! For all you avid shopaholics, head on down to Stone Hill Town Center! Located just 12 miles northeast of Austin at the corner of State Hwy 130 and State Hwy 45, Stone Hill Town Center serves the thriving communities of Pflugerville, Round Rock, Hutto and Taylor. Stone Hill offers a wide variety of shopping choices including Super Target, Ross, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Best Buy just to name a few. Cinemark Theaters, 24 Hour Fitness and St. David’s Healthcare are now also open. Stone Hill Town Center is continually growing and adding more exceptional shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Pflugerville also now has its own waterpark! The Waterslide Mega Complex at Hawaiian Falls Water Park in Pflugerville offers an endless splash of thrills for families of all sizes. As the Big Kahunas head off to the six story free-fall at Sky Pfall or the 54-inch tube slide at Diamond Head Drop, the Lil’ Kahunas and parents can stay cool and relax in the Pfluger Kooler River. Kahunas of all ages can grab a free tube or body surf the three-foot rolling waves in our Breaker Beach Wave Pool, which is the centerpiece of this brand-new water park in Texas. Lake Pflugerville was created…

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Wells Branch

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Wells Branch is situated in North Austin between I-35 and Mopac, with easy access to everything north and south! It’s convenient to just about anywhere you need to go, with loads of shopping and restaurants in all directions. Wells Branch has always been a popular neighborhood Austin because of its location and accessibility to major roads, plus it is only 15 miles to downtown and a short drive to the Domain! Wells Branch is also close to the growing suburbs of Round Rock and Pflugerville, where major employers like Dell, IBM, National Instruments, Samsung, Freescale, and AMD are located (for all you techies out there). All of these employers are less than a 15-minute drive from Wells Branch. Public transportation is huge plus here, with the Capital Metro bus system with multiple stops, and the Metro Rail that takes you downtown and to the Domain. Wells Branch also contains a handful of beautiful parks and hiking trails! You can visit Mills Pond Recreation area, North Creek Park, or the Wells Branch Disc Golf Course, where the whole family, including your pets, are welcome! The cost of living and apartment prices are very affordable in this part of Austin, which makes it the perfect place to live if you enjoy the quiet and relaxed vibe away from the big city. Either way, Smart City can definitely help you find a sweet place to live!

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Northwest Austin Apartments

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Looking to live in Northwest Austin? If you’re looking for a cozy apartment in Northwest Austin, we don’t blame you. This neighborhood is absolutely beautiful. Living in this area, you will be right in the middle of the gorgeous Hill Country — and the views are truly amazing. Northwest Austin is typically a quieter area in Austin, and a good distance away from the bustling big city. This is a very residential spot within the city that’s perfect for apartment hunters searching for somewhere peaceful to lay their heads. This area has an abundance of things to do outdoors! One of our favorite places to explore is Mount Bonnell. This prominent lookout alongside Lake Austin has been a popular attraction since the 1850s. As Austin City’s highest point, at 785 feet, Mount Bonnell lets you enjoy breathtaking views of Downtown Austin and the surrounding area. This vista is by far the best place to enjoy panoramic views of the city. Hiking to the 360 Bridge Overlook is also something that every Austinite should do, and the views are most definitely Snapchat and Instagram worthy. In Northwest Austin, it’s only a short drive to Lake Travis, the Austin Aquarium, and shopping and dining at the Domain! Apartments here are usually pretty affordable, with lots of green space and trees around that make for beautiful views. Austin offers a number of really great neighborhoods, and our Northwest Austin apartments give you the chance to live in one of the best. Plus, properties…

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Northeast Austin

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Northeast Austin is the perfect Austin neighborhood for people seeking affordable living in a convenient central location. Northeast Austin’s proximity to major highways such as IH-35, Highway 183 and 130 make it easy for residents to travel just about anywhere in the city!! It’s just a short drive to central Austin, downtown, and the domain! This area is also within close proximity to major tech employers, such as Dell, IBM, and Samsung. Northeast Austin has easy access to well-maintained city parks, like Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park, and also the Northeast Metropolitan skate and bike park! Retail shopping centers like Ikea, and tons of restaurants are all a short drive away! Northeast Austin has grown and expanded vastly in the last 10 years, and the economy here is booming. Residents have access to great school districts like Austin ISD and Pflugerville ISD and apartments here tend to be more affordable.

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South Austin

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South Austin is a world all its own. This unique community is home to natural beauty and a diverse, progressive population. As soon as you cross Lady Bird Lake – the stretch of the Colorado River that divides the city – you’ve hit South Austin. Leaving the high rises of downtown safely in your rearview, enter a part of town that is all about having fun, taking it easy and keeping it weird. South Austin is home to Barton Springs and Zilker Park. Considered the life-blood of the city, Barton Springs Pool has been attracting sun worshipers and swimmers for generations. There is nothing like a quick dip in the water – which remains a constant 62 degrees year round – to prepare you for a hot Texas day. During the summer Zilker Park puts on weekly free concerts on the Great Lawn. The Zilker Blues on the Green concert series has hosted big names like Los Lonely Boys and Dale Watson. South Austin is also home to the South Lamar Alamo Drafthouse. The Drafthouse – a revolution in movie going – is not only a theater but a fully functioning restaurant and bar as well. Order freshly made pizzas and local beers and enjoy the latest blockbuster. On Thursday nights head to the Drafthouse for Terror Thursday and enjoy cult classics and food specials. If you are searching for an Austin neighborhood that is nice, quiet, and overall a bang for your buck, South Austin is the ideal neighborhood…

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Southwest Austin

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We absolutely love Southwest Austin! It still has the “coolness” of South Austin and the 78704, but it’s so much more affordable. Here you get the most bang for your buck and you’re likely to find a wide range of prices to fit your budget! Plus it’s just outside of the busy city, so it tends to be very quiet and clean with beautiful Hill Country views and lots of green space. The Veloway Park is nearby- a circular 3-mile bike bath only dedicated to bikes and rollerblades- and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is close as well! The southwest location is great because it’s a short drive to downtown, and it’s the closest area to wineries just outside of Austin. All my wine loving people need to move here ASAP because places like Fall Creek Vineyards, Duchman Family Winery, and Trattoria Lisina & Mandola Vineyard are amazing and so close by! The Austin Zoo is nearby too and is a great place to spend the day with family or friends. Plus they host multiple events throughout the year- like Easter egg hunts, fun runs, and Boo at The Zoo! This area is really great for people who enjoy the quiet and clean side of Austin, and who are looking for affordable rent while being close to amenities downtown. Drive South/Southwest past the Austin city limits and find yourself in the Texas Hill Country. This expanse of rolling hills plays host to a number of small towns with all…

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Southeast Austin

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The Southeastern portion of Austin is the place to be! Apartments here range in wide varieties, from new and posh to more historic and retro. You’ll be uber close to Lady Bird Lake, McKinney Falls State Park and Onion Creek Metropolitan Park, which means basically all of your outdoor adventure sports can be conveniently accessed, from Frisbee golf, to paddle boarding, to biking and running! Plus, all our Southeast Austin properties are right off I-35, which means you can get downtown and to the delicious and fun 6th Street restaurants and bars with ease! Southeast Austin is also within close quarters to South Congress and all the funky and eclectic shops, dining and watering holes to be found there! With such a solid location, it’s no wonder people are flocking to the properties in this area, and with almost 50 apartments to choose from, your options are pretty much limitless. You can afford to be picky in choosing exactly the right dwelling that flawlessly fits your personality and style. This area alone is so up-and-coming and it’s on FIYA. East Riverside is a popular neighborhood in the Southeast because it is just outside of downtown. It’s also the most affordable place to live for it’s proximity to downtown! Southeast Austin has a very hipster vibe, it’s definitely the place you wanna be if you’re into chill bars and rustic restaurants. Draft Pick is a popular sports bar in Southeast Austin that features Texas beers on tap, pub grub, and the…

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