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Spotlight on Downtown Austin

Living in Downtown Austin is a unique experience. Here are a few things to consider if you are thinking about moving to Austin, Texas and want to be where the action is.

Downtown Living
Downtown Austin has several different types of real estate and living spaces available, from rental apartments to condos to single-family Austin homes. There are about 363,000 people living within 10 miles of Downtown Austin, and about 6,000 residents in Downtown Austin. Many people who live in this area also work here.

Staying Busy
There are many things to do in Downtown Austin. Most people living in the Downtown area find they do not need to go elsewhere for their daily needs. There are many schools, restaurants, banks, parks and trails. Shopping is convenient for groceries, clothing, drugstores and the little necessities of daily life. Some of the oldest places of worship in Austin are part of the Downtown landscape.

While many people have cars in Downtown Austin, walking, biking and public transportation are also options. The Capital MetroRail and bus lines are convenient to many places.

Downtown Austin also has access to fun. Whether your idea of fun is a night at the movies, a latte at the nearby coffee shop or a relaxing place to listen to music, Austin has it. Dubbed the “Live Music Capital of the World,” there are more than 60 venues featuring live music. There are museums and galleries, too.

For daily living, Brackenridge Hospital is a well-regarded Level II Trauma center serving the Downtown area and Central Texas. There are a number of doctor’s offices nearby, as well.

For more information about living in Downtown, Austin, contact our York Real Estate office.

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