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Bryker Woods - Austin Neighborhood Spotlight

Posted by Brad Pauly on Friday, January 15th, 2016 at 10:20am.

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Highlights

  • Median Household Income: $71,000
  • Median Age: 36
  • Average Household Size: 2

The houses in Bryker woods are almost entirely well-built houses from over 50 years ago. The houses stand as a testament to Austin's ability to grow while maintaining a rich culture and tradition. Those looking for houses in Bryker Woods will have to look often and buy fast - housing here is in high demand. Photo Source: Bryker Woods Neighborhood Blog

 

Location

Bryker woods is a historic Austin neighborhood located in zip codes 78703 and 78705. Bryker woods lies just south of Austin's 35th street, bordered on the west by MoPac Expressway and contained on the east side by the green belt. It ends on the south just past Westover Rd.

 

Areas of Interest

Bars & Pubs

Draught House Pub & Brewery

Draught House carries a selection of beers you won't find anywhere else in Austin - unless you head to the local breweries that make them. Rare beers at reasonable prices have sent this pub skyrocketing in popularity over the last 3 years.

The Local Pub & Patio

It's a sports bar made the way sports bars were originally intended. TVs play your favorite sports all night, and the bar provides billiards and Fussball for those who need a distraction from the cozy, Texas-themed atmosphere.

Crown & Anchor Pub

The all-wood aesthetic complements the restaurant style atmosphere inside. The patio boasts a wide bar with extra seating for those who enjoy fresh air with their drinks. Enjoy classic American grill food alongside your favorite brews.

 

Restaurants

Olive & June Italian Food

In addition to Americanized Italian fare that locals know and love, Olive & June also offers authentic Italian antipasti and dishes. Enjoy cured meats and sharp cheeses alongside fabulous wine pairings or unique cocktails.

Uchiko

Uchiko is a staple of Austin that serves real Japanese food in a modern setting. It is a blend of Austin and Japan that will make you feel right at home with exotic flavors. Billed as farmhouse dining, it's a taste of the countryside of Japan.

Santa Rita Tex-Mex Cantina

With weekend brunch and happy hour every day, Bryker Woods residents can't stop themselves from heading to Santa Rita. Fill your belly with classic Tex-mex treats like nachos and quesadillas or try some of Santa Rita's special plates.

 

Parks & Recreation

Shoal Creek Trail

The trail runs along Shoal Creek and features a bounty of nature as well as playgrounds for the kids, exercise equipment for the grown-ups, and beautiful views of Texas wildlife. The trail is miles long and perfect for jogging or dog walking.

Pease District Park

Pease is famous for disc golfing and large events headed by student groups from the University of Texas at Austin. In the spring, thousands of Austin residents gather to celebrate Eeyore's Birthday in local tradition.

House Park Stadium

Built for football, most area high school games and scrimmages happen on these grounds. Attendance is big for these events, and you can often hear the cheers of rowdy fans as you pass by.

 

Schools

Bryker Woods Elementary

An elementary school built solely for residents of Bryker Woods. The small student to teacher ratio ensures that Bryker Woods children receive a superior quality education.

Saint Andrews Episcopal School

St. Andrews is a private school for local children that serves a larger area than Bryker Woods Elementary. The school helps prepare students for higher education.

 

Community

The Bryker Woods community participates in:

  • City beautification projects
  • Parades
  • Youth development programs

The neighborhood boasts an area-wide pride in the natural beauty of the trees and shrubs and the superior condition of the housing. The 2,800 residents within the community rarely sell their property.

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