Tanglewood Forest, Austin Real Estate
Where is Tanglewood Forest?
Tanglewood Forest is a South Austin neighborhood which sits on the border between MLS Areas 10S and SWE. The entirety of Tanglewood Forest is in zip code 78748.
Just south of South Austin’s Cherry Creek, Tanglewood Forest occupies the area between West Gate Boulevard and Manchaca Road immediately north and south of Slaughter Lane.
Read more about this area, or see below for listings of homes for sale in Tanglewood Forest.
Tanglewood Forest Homes for Sale
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10201 Brantley, Austin TX
In multiple offers,cutoff 4/21 @ 5:00pm. Exciting 1 story boasts many unique features which turn a house into a home. Hardwoods & high ceiling, Arched openings w/spacious areas instill a bright & airy...
9910 Willers, Austin TX
One of Austin's favorite neighborhoods in an ideal South location, walk to park, pool, shopping, restaurants, and only 10 minutes to downtown. Nice sized rooms with great open floor plan, flex room could...
10103 Ivanhoe, Austin TX
Darling 1-story tucked into Tanglewood Forest on a cul-de-sac. Beautifully xeriscaped front yard. High ceilings throughout. MIL floorplan & open living/dining/kitchen = great for entertaining. Recent interior...
3001 Larson, Austin TX
Wonderfully updated single-story, huge trees, cul-de-sac lot, 10' high & vaulted ceilings, bay window in master bedroom, updated throughout including Travertine floors, Silestone & granite counter tops,...
9704 HOLLY SPRINGS, Austin TX
Totally remodeled!! Hard tile, carpet, and laminate wood flooring* Interior and exterior paint* Lighting and plumbing fixtures* Appliance package including range, dishwasher, and vent hood* Countertops*...
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What is Tanglewood Forest like?
Many Austinites think of Tanglewood Forest as an area catering to families because of its community pool and park—both visible from Slaughter Lane—but this South Austin neighborhood is populated by all types of residents. Singles, families, and empty nesters all call Tanglewood Forest home.
A short commute to downtown, it is a pleasant, comfortable neighborhood with a feeling of closed-in security and relaxed living.
What kind of houses and lots are in Tanglewood Forest?
Tanglewood Forest was first developed in the early 1980s, with construction continuing into the early 1990s and even later. Recent years have seen more multi-family development in the neighborhood.
Typical homes in Tanglewood Forest have three bedrooms and two baths and are built on slab foundations. Two car garages are fairly standard. Homes in the area are constructed largely of masonry—primarily brick and native stone.
Like any established neighborhood, condition of real estate in Tanglewood Forest runs the gamut, but in general the area feels clean and well-kept.
Older homes in Tanglewood Forest were built on fairly standard lots, but the newer sections—built in the 1990s—are situated on larger-than-typical lots, some of them greater than a quarter of an acre.
What should I expect to spend for a house in Tanglewood Forest?
Real estate prices in Tanglewood Forest range from the mid $100,000s to the low $200,000s, depending on square footage, lot size, year built, and exact location within the community.
An average Sold listing at the time of this writing (April 2008) is a 1985-built, three bedroom, two bath home with a two car garage and 1,464 square feet of living space for $147,000. That’s $102 per square foot.
What's close to Tanglewood Forest? (Dining, shopping, entertainment, athletics)
Tanglewood Forest has a terrific location for people looking for a place near the city with the security and relaxed atmosphere of a less urban neighborhood. Downtown Austin with all of its jobs, entertainment, restaurants, and world famous music and nightlife are a short drive up either Interstate 35 to the east or Mopac Expressway to the west.
But one needn’t go that far to enjoy life in South Austin, which has made a name for itself as the city within the city of Austin. South Austin has its own favorite spots. Randalls and HEB Grocery stores, clothing shops, banks, It’s About Thyme Nursery, movie theaters, bowling alleys, music venues, Seattle’s Best Coffee , Maudie’s Tex Mex Café, Brick Oven Restaurant and Shogun Japanese Restaurant ( Best Succi in the area) are all nearby. The same is true of parks, greenbelt access points, community swimming pools, and other opportunities to enjoy the rich outdoor life for which Austin is known.
What about the schools in Tanglewood Forest?
Students living in Tanglewood Forest can attend nearby Austin Independent School District schools: Kocurek Elementary School, Cowan Elementary, Bailey Middle School, and Akins High School.
In 2007 Texas Education Agency accountability ratings, all of these schools performed to TEA standards. Cowan Elementary and Bailey Middle School both exceeded standards, earning Recognized status from the TEA. The other schools listed above all received Academically Acceptable status.
For more information about Tanglewood Forest real estate contact Davis Company at 512-473-2444 (office) or 512-585-0045 (cell).