Pecan Springs-Springdale is a quiet, established, residential neighborhood. The neighborhood is in an enclave on the northeast side of Austin, rather removed from the noise and activity of the city, but clean, pleasant, and well-kept. Many of the people living here are longtime residents who form a close-knit community.
The neighborhood is known for a friendly, welcoming
atmosphere. There is not much within the neighborhood in the way of
nightlife or entertainment. There are some restaurants and bars in the area.
Pecan Springs-Springdale is a quintessential older suburban Austin neighborhood –
quiet, with modest, ranch-style homes built around the 1960s and friendly,
longtime residents. The multi-ethnic population of largely Mexicans and African
Americans is close-knit and the people look out for each other.
The population average age is older than the city average. The neighborhood’s quiet atmosphere and safety attracts seniors and empty nesters. Housing is affordable here – a typical home is priced in the mid $100K range, which attracts younger families. There are some affordable apartment complexes which makes the neighborhood attractive to students, although the neighborhood is about 20 minutes’ drive from downtown and the University of Texas. The neighborhood is close to Hwy. 183 and 290, two major local highways, making the rest of the city accessible.
Within the neighborhood is Pecan Springs Park, and Bartholomew District Park is nearby. Also just west of the neighborhood is the Mueller Development, a mixed-use urban village with a large shopping center, residences, parks, and open green space.
Pecan Springs-Springdale is an attractive neighborhood for people looking for a clean, quiet, environment, as well as singles and families looking for affordable housing.Neighborhood Association Website
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Real Estate and Apartments
Pecan Springs-Springdale has mostly one-, two-, and some three-bedroom homes, built in the 1950s and 60s. Home prices are typically in the mid-$100K range.