Clarksville is a popular Central Austin neighborhood located just West of Downtown in the 78703 ZIP code in Area 1B of Austin's MLS. Clarksville's homes for sale are some of the most historic homes in Austin. Many were built in the 1910's and 1920's. There are some "teardowns" in this neighborhood, which has worked hard to retain a historic character. Most consider Clarksville to run east to west from N. Lamar to MoPac, and north to south from Enfield to 5th Street. The neighborhood association defines it a bit more narrowly, though. Homes are smaller in Austin's Clarksville neighborhood, mostly due to their age. Many homes are around 900-1,800 square feet, and a few are larger than 2,000 square feet. The area is served by the Austin ISD. Students in Clarksville attend either Casis or Matthews Elementary, O. Henry Middle School, and Austin High School. This is a seller's market neighborhood. The neighborhood is adjacent to downtown, making it a short bike ride from all of the businesses, shops, restaurants, and bars downtown has to offer. The homes in Austin's Clarksville area have a great deal of character, and the neighborhood has many options for food, coffee, and services. Some small negatives to living in Clarksville: price and availability. There aren't many homes that come up for sale in the neighborhood, and those that do go fast. You're also trading space for convenience.
For those looking for private schools, the closest one to Clarksville are Redeemer City School (Pre-K to 8th), Cathedral School of St. Mary (Pre-K to 8th), Concordia Academy (9th to 12th) and The Khabele School (6th-12th). There are many other area options available. For preschools, Montessori House of Children and Open Door Preschool are convenient options.
For Clarksville area outdoor amenities, Clarksville Park and Wading Pool and West Austin Park and Wading Pool are both nearby. These areas include tennis courts, basketball, picnic facilities, playgrounds, and a dog park. Golf is available nearby at Lions Golf Course in Tarrytown. The Shoal Creek hike and bike trail is nearby, as is the hike and bike trail at Lady Bird Lake. For indoor fitness, the upscale gym Pure Austin is located at 5th and Lamar. Volleyball, kickball, and basketball leagues are available through the Austin Recreation Center. For community activites, The Clarksville Community Development Corporation and the Old West Austin Neighborhood Association are the primary community groups for the area.
For groceries, The Whole Foods flagship store is located nearby at 5th and Lamar. There's also a Randall's just west of the neighborhood on Lake Austin Blvd and a smaller market, Fresh Plus, on West Lynn.
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