Like many other neighborhoods in Central Austin, Oakmont was developed in stages. In the 1920s, a neighborhood was platted, but never developed. Had that been built, it would have been called Military Heights. However, it wasn’t until the following decade where 36th, 37th and the south side of 38th Streets were developed. These homes are unique in that they have alleys behind them. In the 1940s and 1950s the rest of 38th, 39th and 40th were developed, followed by 41st and 42nd St in the early 1950s. Roads in Oakmont Heights were originally unpaved, but that changed when the city annexed it in 1946. Today’s residents are drawn to the neighborhood’s mature landscaping and larger lots. Many of the streets are shaded with tall trees, which helps block some of the noise from MoPac. Scroll Down to Read our Oakmont Heights Neighborhood Guide.
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Oakmont Heights Austin Neighborhood Guide
Conveniently located within walking distance of much of Central Austin’s medical community and UT, Oakmont Heights is home to many medical professionals and professors. Oakmont Heights is only 10 minutes away from any Central Austin spot and is probably one of the best locations for the mobile family looking to take advantage of everything the city has to offer.
Oakmont Heights Neighborhood Map
Oakmont Heights is bordered by MoPac to the west, W 35th to the south, W 38th and Bull Creek Road to the east and W 45th St to the north.
Zip Code for Oakmont Heights
The zip code for Central Austin’s Oakmont Heights neighborhood is:
Oakmont Heights Homes
Most of homes in Central Austin’s Oakmont Heights neighborhood were built from the 1930s to the 1950s on larger lots. Like much of Central Austin, Oakmont Heights is experiencing some infilling, with new construction popping up more regularly.
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Average Oakmont Heights Home
The average home in Central Austin’s Oakmont Heights neighborhood has the following profile:
- 3 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- 1,500 sq ft
Oakmont Heights Sold Data – What Oakmont Heights Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Oakmont Heights and for how much? Where can I find pictures of homes that actually sold? How many days does it take to sell a home in Oakmont Heights? How many homes are currently for sale in Oakmont Heights? What’s the median sold price in Oakmont Heights? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Oakmont Heights? How’s the Oakmont Heights market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Oakmont Heights Sold Data Report.
Oakmont Heights Schools
Children who live in Central Austin’s Oakmont Heights neighborhood are served by the Austin ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Bryker Woods Elementary School – 10/10
- O Henry Middle School – 8/10
- Austin High School – 8/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools November 2016 ratings. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
Things to Do in Oakmont Heights
Only about 10 minutes away from every Central Austin hot spot, Oakmont Heights residents can take advantage of everything Austin has to offer.
Just about 10 minutes will take you to Austin’s Downtown. Check out the many great restaurants and maybe even tour the capital if you’ve never been.
Check Out one of Austin’s Local Coffee Shops
Some of my favorites in Central Austin are Caffe Medici, Austin Java and Mozart’s. Each has a totally different flavor and specialty.
Take a Hike at One of Central Austin’s Parks
Being in the middle of a metropolitan city you wouldn’t expect any decent hiking – but you’d be wrong. Bright Leaf Park, Mayfield Park and Barton Springs Creek Trail are just a few trails in Central Austin that will get your heart pumping.
Places to Eat in Oakmont Heights
Kerbey Lane Cafe
Kerbey Lane Cafe at the Southeast corner of Oakmont Heights is an Austin favorite. Open 24/7, Kerbey Lane has saved many from fast food. Unlike most 24 hour joints with less than average food, Kerbey Lane Cafe serves good quality food at a fair price. For a local favorite, try their queso and pancakes – but please not on the same plate!
Pasta and Co
For a great meal you can finish preparing at home, most prefer Pasta and Co., located at the Southeast corner of Oakmont Heights at 3502 Kerbey Lane. They make their own fresh pasta as well as sauces and complete meals. Whether you’re looking for ravioli to accompany your meal, or are looking for the entire meal including bread and salad that you can enjoy with your family at your dinner table, Pasta and Co is a place to try.
Most agree Hill-Bert’s Burgers, which has one location in Oakmont Heights, is a solid burger with great onion rings and fries. With a very large delivery area, you can be sure you can order these burgers and get them delivered to your Oakmont Heights home when you’re looking for a night in. Prices are more than reasonable.
Brick Oven on 35th
Pizza with a wine list? Yes, Brick Oven on 35th, located at the edge of Oakmont Heights, has an extensive wine menu and serves more than just pizza. Their pasta, especially the lasagna is what keeps locals coming back. If you aren’t looking to shell out the cash for dinner, try their lunch specials.
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Coffee in Oakmont Heights
Anderson’s Coffee Company
The old creaky wood floors add to the charm of this Oakmont Heights coffee house. Although they serve coffee ($1 for a 12 ounce cup!), they are most well known for the coffee beans and coffee accessories they sell. They roast their coffee every morning and sell it online and in the store. In business for 35 years, Austin agrees – Anderson Coffee is a must try!
Where to Work Out – Gyms Near Oakmont Heights
If you’re not looking for a traditional gym and you can settle for a track and some pull up and exercise bars, Camp Mabry may be the place for you. Most don’t know about the track because its inside a military base. Even still, it’s open to the public if you can show a photo ID and tell the guard at the gate why you’re there. Camp Mabry is just west of Oakmont Heights over MoPac.
Looking to take your fitness to the next level? Look no further than the highest rated CrossFit gym in Austin. The trainers are top notch and they will certainly help you meet your fitness goals.
Just a mile East of Oakmont Heights, Anytime Fitness is one of the newer gyms in Austin. Known for its “anytime” access, its not one of those overcrowded, stuffy gyms. Equipment is available, clean and well maintained. They aren’t pushy and members are very satisfied they chose this gym to work out.
Central Austin Realtor Specializing in Oakmont Heights
Rebecca Williamson and Cassandra Stoklosa are Central Austin Realtors specializing in Oakmont Heights homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Oakmont Heights, Rebecca and Cassandra know the area well and have the experience and tools necessary to make your next real estate transaction stress free. For more info about who we are and how we work, check out Buying a Home in Oakmont Heights and Selling a Home in Oakmont Heights.