Old Enfield Neighborhood Profile
Some of Austin’s most successful and famous people live in Old Enfield, an Austin neighborhood famous for its gorgeous historic mansions and fabulous living. Stroll along the tree-lined streets of this neighborhood, you are sure to see some colonial style homes dating back a century, some beautiful newer homes, and maybe even some familiar faces that you may recognize from the news.
Old Enfield is a neighborhood that has at all. The clean streets and beautiful details in the common areas in this neighborhood recall an earlier time. At the same time, unlike historic regions in other cities, Old Enfield offers plenty of modern amenities as well as options. You don’t have to live in a historic mansion to live here — although certainly the antique and well-maintained homes in the area are considered prized real estate. Condo communities and apartment complexes are also available in the community along the Enfield Road area, and newer homes that date from the 1950s or later are often located close to the beautiful historic homes as well. Whether you want a newer property, condo living, or a showcase estate, you can find it in Old Enfield.
Old Enfield offers a peaceful and tidy haven in the middle of a bustling city. Homeowners in the area enjoy the expansive Pease Park, which boasts open fields, trails that border Shoal Creek, and an open leash area for pet owners. In addition, the oldest golf course in the state can also be found here. Whether you want to jog, bicycle, enjoy views of the state capital, golf, fly a kite, or just read a book, this park accommodates your needs. Nearby West Austin Park and the local Caswell Tennis Center are also great places for recreation and relaxation.
Old Enfield’s location in the heart of one of the most interesting cities in Texas also has its advantages. Just a few blocks away, the University of Texas offers excellent classes in just about every subject imaginable, as well as many amenities available to Old Enfield residents. Nearby shops and restaurants provide some of the best fine dining and shopping in all of Austin, and nearby Lamar Boulevard offers a great diversity of dining experiences and shops. No matter how you want to live, you can be sure that you will live well in Old Enfield.
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