There are several neighborhoods around Austin where you can see the Downtown skyline in the distance. For the best views, you’re going to want to find a neighborhood that is slightly elevated and not too far away. Because every home is situated differently on a lot, you’re going to want to go to each home to confirm is has the type of view you desire.
Neighborhoods with Best Austin Skyline Views Map
To help you narrow down where you would find Downtown Austin skyline views, we made a list of the Top 5 Austin Neighborhoods with the Best City Views. First, we’ll give you a map with the neighborhoods shaded so you can get a visual sense of where they’re located. Then, we’ll explain each of our choices and give you a link to get more information.
Neighborhoods with Best Austin Skyline Views: Highland Park – West Balcones
Highland Park – West Balcones is a collection of smaller neighborhoods in Central Austin. Many of them sit perched on Mount Bonnell, which gives the homes a beautiful view of the Downtown Austin skyline as well as Lake Austin and the Texas Hill Country.
For more info and to search homes for sale, visit our Highland Park West Balcones Neighborhood Guide.
Highland Park West Balcones Homes for Sale
Neighborhoods with Best Austin Skyline Views: SoCo – South Congress
South Congress, or SoCo as its commonly called, has amazing views of the Capital from South Congress Ave. Because you’re so close (just across Lady Bird Lake) to Downtown Austin and not as elevated, you won’t see those sweeping Austin skyline views you’ll find in Highland Park – West Balcones. But, that doesn’t mean it isn’t a great view. You know it must be pretty good when all of the capital pictures you see are taken from South Congress Ave.
For more info and to search homes for sale, visit our SoCo Neighborhood Guide.
SoCo – South Congress Homes for Sale
Neighborhoods with Best Austin Skyline Views: Clarksville
Some of Clarksville is slightly elevated and when you look at how close Clarksville is to the Downtown area, you’ll see how these homes could have a beautiful city view. For the best views, try the neighborhood’s northwest side. Clarksville is one of the oldest sections of Austin with many of the homes named one of Austin’s Historical Landmarks.
For more info and to search homes for sale, visit our Clarksville Neighborhood Guide.
Clarksville Homes for Sale
Neighborhoods with Best Austin Skyline Views: Bartons Bluff – Spyglass
Located a tad southwest from Downtown Austin and perched atop a small hill, Bartons Bluff – Spyglass is one of the best neighborhoods for city views in Austin. Just far enough to get a sweeping skyline view, but close enough to actually see it, you’ll find these views to be quite spectacular. Built primarily in the 1990s, Bartons Bluff – Spyglass is one of the newer neighborhoods in the area.
For more info and to search homes for sale, visit our Bartons Bluff – Spyglass Neighborhood Guide.
Bartons Bluff – Spyglass Homes for Sale
Neighborhoods with Best Austin Skyline Views: Stratford Hills
Located just west and across Lake Austin, you’ll find this beautiful waterfront community. Homes that are located on Lake Austin enjoy an unobstructed view of the city, which as you can imagine, is quite spectacular, especially at night. Homes in Stratford Hills average around 5,000 sq ft on ½ – 1 acre waterfront lots.
For more information and to search homes for sale, visit our Stratford Hills Neighborhood Guide.
Stratford Hills Homes for Sale
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