Rosedale is an older, comfortable, residential neighborhood in the northwest section of central Austin. The central part of the neighborhood has older, modest-sized homes and some new construction, while the outer sections have restaurants and shops.
The area has several major parks with a pool, playscapes, tennis courts, and athletic fields. The community is close-knit and the residents take an active part in maintaining the charming, historic feel to their neighborhood.
The neighborhood is conveniently located next to MoPac (Hwy. 1), one of the local highways, providing access to other parts of the city. The area is also not very far from downtown and the University of Texas. Public transportation is also ample here.
Rosedale is one of the older neighborhoods, dating back to the 1930s and 40s. It is a traditional residential neighborhood, with homes on tree-lined streets, parks, and local businesses and restaurants. A place where people can jog, bike, and walk their dogs along the streets. The amenities, safety, and highly rated schools make this an attractive neighborhood for families.
Many of the homes are modestly-sized and date back to the 1930s to 50s, and reflect the architecture of that period. But the relatively large lot sizes enable new, larger homes to be built. Many of the older homes have been renovated inside but retain their original exterior look and feel.
The neighborhood has several parks, most notably Ramsey Park/Playground which has a swimming pool, a playground, ball field, picnic tables, and BBQ grills, and Shoal Creek, which has running and bike trails.
The neighborhood is just a few minutes' drive from downtown and the University of Texas. It also borders Hwy. 1 and Lamar Blvd., a local thoroughfare, which offer access to other parts of the city. Public transportation by bus and rail is accessible to residents.
The neighborhood has a strong sense of community. The population is a mix of single professionals and young families attracted by the neighborhood's convenient location and amenities, and longtime residents who are now empty-nesters and retirees. The population tends to be older as the neighborhood is popular among retirees.
Views From the Street
|Ramsey Park||W. 44th St. and Shoalwood Ave.||Chiappero Tr.|
|W. 42nd St. and Medical Pkwy.||W. 40th St. and Shoal Creek Blvd.||W. 45th St. and Burnet Rd.|
Facts and Figures
Real Estate and Apartments
Rosedale has many older, bungalow-style homes built in the 1930s to 1950s, and some newer, larger homes. Many of the older homes have been modernized in the interiors but kept their original external appearance. Because of the neighborhood's desirable location and amenities, home prices are elevated and homes retain their value. Prices start at $300K for an older, unrenovated home, and run up to $800K for a newer or renovated house.
Rosedale, Austin, Texas
Major Zip Code: 78756
Other Zip Code: 78731