10 Can’t-Miss Luxury Apartments in Austin

Posted by Brad Pauly on Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 at 11:22am.

rooftop view of The Bowie, at 311 Bowie Street in Downtown Austin

Want to live the good life in Austin, but aren’t looking to settle down and buy a property of your own? You’re in luck—Austin has no shortage of apartments that will put you in the height of luxury! Whether you want to live in the beating heart of downtown Austin or you’re looking for some distance from the hustle and bustle, here are just ten of the some of the most magnificent luxury apartments in Austin that you can rent right now! 

Ashton Austin

Ashton Austin, at 101 Colorado Street

101 Colorado Street - Rent starting at $2,731/month

As far as downtown Austin apartments go, Ashton is hard to beat. Located in the vibrant 2nd Street District, you’ll never be far from amazing dining and nightlife options. In the mood to catch a movie? Good news - you’re just a five-minute walk away from Violet Crown Cinema, where you can see the latest arthouse releases.

The Bowie

rooftop view of The Bowie, at 311 Bowie Street in Downtown Austin

311 Bowie Street - Rent starting at $1,752/month

A relative newcomer on the west side of downtown, The Bowie has already become a major name in Austin luxury. Their list of amenities includes two outdoor decks, a coffee bar, electric vehicle charging stations, and a rooftop infinity pool. And if you’re all about eating healthy, just walk one block north to Whole Foods!

The Catherine

interior lobby of The Catherine in Austin, a boutique luxyury apartment

214 Barton Springs Road - Rent starting at $2,555/month

Luxury apartments in Austin aren’t limited to one downtown cluster, though. The Catherine sits just across Lady Bird Lake to the south, but it’s still in manageable distance of all that downtown Austin has to offer. After you’ve checked out the private Sky Lounge, you can make the short walk to the Long Center. And when October comes, you won’t be far from Zilker Park and all the Austin City Limits festivities.

Cliffs at Barton Creek

master bedroom in The Cliffs at Barton Creek, Texas

3050 Tamarron Boulevard - Rent starting at $1,248/month

Looking to get even farther away from downtown? The Cliffs at Barton Creek are tucked close to the Barton Creek Greenbelt, perfect for anyone who needs a mix of nature and high-end living. But don’t worry, you’ll also be a short drive from the Barton Creek Square mall for all your shopping needs.

Gables Park Tower

interior lobby of Gables Park Tower Austin

111 Sandra Muraida Way - Rent starting at $2,495/month

Gables Park Tower serves as the border between North and South Lamar, so you’ll never be far from your Austin destination of choice. You’ll have easy access to Lady Bird Lake hiking and biking trails, too. And as far as convenience goes, you’ll be within walking distance of places like Trader Joe’s and True Food Kitchen.

Northshore Austin

luxury kitchen inside Northshore Austin, a premium luxury apartment

110 San Antonio Street - Rent starting at $2,084/month

Like Gables Park Tower, Northshore is also a Seaholm District mainstay. With its convenient location, you’ll get the perfect combination of lakefront and downtown views. Enjoy a private cabana alongside the infinity pool, or take a short walk to places like Ballet Austin, Lamberts Downtown Barbecue, and 3TEN ACL Live.

Overture Domain

outside view of Overture Domain, one 3100 Kramer Lane

3100 Kramer Lane - Rent starting at $1,750/month

Overture is unique on this list due to their status as an over-55 community. If you’re looking for active senior apartment with an emphasis on luxury, look no further. With a location firmly in the heart of the Domain, you’ll be surrounded by dining options. Need to get around town? No problem! Overture has a partnership with Lyft, and they’ll be happy to schedule a ride for you at the front desk.


Living room inside Seven Apartments Austin on West 7th Street

615 West 7th Street - Rent starting at $2,066/month

Seven’s place among elite downtown Austin apartments is well-earned. Its location puts you right in the lively West 6th district, so you’ll never be at a loss for entertainment. Every single residence has a balcony, meaning you’ll never miss out on the downtown view. And if you’re trying to stay healthy, you’ll love the 24-hour fitness studio and complimentary Whole Foods delivery service.

SkyHouse Austin

rooftop balcony on SkyHouse Austin

51 Rainey Street - Rent starting at $1,845/month

There are plenty of luxury apartments in Austin, but this is one of the few that can put you right on coveted Rainey Street real estate. If you’re looking for a more grown-up answer to Sixth Street’s boisterous nightlife, Rainey is likely what you’ve been missing. SkyHouse Austin looms high above the plentiful bar and restaurant options, all while offering resident lounges and a beautiful rooftop pool with views of the Austin skyline.

Whitley Austin

Whitley Austin's rooftop pool at dusk

301 Brazos Street - Rent starting at $1,873/month

Convenience is the name of the game at Whitley. Along with the usual luxury amenities (rooftop pool, yoga area, dog washing station), you’ll also find Royal Blue Grocery and Uncle Julio’s Mexican Food on the first floor of your building. And of course, the advantageous downtown location means you’re only three blocks away from Sixth Street nightlife.

How to Find A Luxury Apartment in Austin

Pauly Presley Realty offers FREE apartment finding services for renters in Austin. That’s right—you can use our apartment finder listing tool, completely free and with no questions asked. 

Simply go to the tool and check “Commercial Lease” in the “Type” dropdown menu to screen for only commercial apartments. From there, you can simply type in the neighborhood, zip code, or address where you want to live, and the tool will do the rest. You can use our tool to see all our live, local listings for your chosen area, along with current prices and recent photos. You can then even use the filter drop-downs (at the top) to select a minimum or maximum price—perfect for finding a luxury apartment in Austin that meets your price range. 

Looking for something more specific? Use the ‘More’ dropdown in our listings tool to filter our Austin luxury apartment listings by select features such as: 

  • the number of bedrooms and bathrooms

  • the property size or lot size

  • the year the apartment was built (great for screening new luxury apartments in Austin vs. old but renovated ones)

  • the days the listing has been on the site (ideal for finding new luxury apartment listings)

  • property features (such as an in-house pool or waterfront on the premises, or even an in-apartment fireplace)

Still can’t find the Austin luxury apartment of your dreams? Contact us today to speak to a Pauly Presley Realtor who can help you find a luxury apartment in Austin that meets all your needs and preferences!

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