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Windsor Park

by REATX Realty in Neighborhoods
windsor parkIn this funky corner of northeast Austin, at the 51st Street/Cameron Rd. exit off IH-35, is the Windsor Park neighborhood. Here you will find bungalow and ranch-style homes built in the 1950s (west of Berkman Dr.), and larger 1960s homes (east of Berkman), all built on large lots with native trees. Studded within the area are apartment homes and duplexes. With its proximity to central Austin, and the relative affordability of the east side, Windsor Park is primarily home to young families, first-time homebuyers, and older residents from the neighborhood’s inception. Although east Austin is now a vital and desirable area, that wasn’t necessarily the case 20 or 30 years ago. So residents who bought their homes here in the 80s tend to be adventurous of spirit, and strong advocates for the neighborhood. Windsor Park’s most recent demographic shift happened in the late 1990s after the Mueller airport became inactive. Without the noisy planes, Windsor Park and other neighborhoods that bordered the airport underwent a huge growth spurt as new residents flocked to these previously overlooked areas. windsor-park-austin-historyToday, Windsor Park is filled with a diverse mix of people. Here you are likely to encounter artists, musicians, xeriscaped lawns, funky chicken coops, and yard art. Windsor Park is bordered to the south at E. 51st Street, to the north at Hwy. 290, to the west at IH-35, and to the east at Manor Rd. At E. 51st Street, the PromiseLand megachurch occupies a good chunk of real estate. And right across the street, the brand new Mueller neighborhood is taking shape as it develops on the site of the old Robert Mueller airport. windsor parkThe E. 51st Street corridor is sprouting retail stores and restaurants constantly. Windsor Park residents are able to take advantage of Mueller’s new retail (including a new HEB green concept grocery store planned for 2013), the proximity to Dell Children’s hospital, and the trails and parks of Mueller without the price tag. To the west is the bustling activity of Cameron Rd. The UT shuttle and the #37 bus run this heavily traf?cked, fast-food dotted route. Cameron Road has benefitted from a recent re-striping, which has made it safer for bikes, cars, and pedestrians. Sandwiched between Cameron Rd. and IH-35 is the Capital Plaza shopping center which is anchored with a Target and a Walgreens. The neighborhood is bordered to the north by Hwy. 290 which gives excellent access to IH-35 and all points east and west. To the east is Manor Rd and its easy access to the University of Texas. Running up the middle in a north-south direction is Berkman Dr., serviced by the #300 bus. On the southern tip of Berkman at E. 51st Street, you will ?nd Bartholemew District Park – a large municipal park with baseball ?elds, trails, basketball courts, splash pad, a pool (currently under construction), covered pavilions, and a popular disc golf course. Bartholemew is undergoing a huge renovation and is scheduled to have a dog run, new trails, and a new swimming facility in the next couple of years. At the north end of Berkman are shopping centers, churches, and Supermercado El Rancho – a large hispanic grocer with an attached restaurant/takeout area. Notable neighborhood icons include watering hole and brunch spot, Nomad Bar (corner of Cameron and Corona); the trashy, much loved music venue, Carousel Lounge on E. 52nd Street; and the often praised Cuban Sandwich Cafe on Briarcliff, which has been featured on TV’s Cooking Channel. There’s Paco’s Tacos on E. 51st Street, Pollo El Regio at 290 and Berkman, S-H Donuts on Manor, and plenty of taco trucks. Goods and services include dental offices, medical offices (near Dell children’s), and the Joyce Willet School of Dance, which has been a favorite of neighborhood children of all ethnic and economic backgrounds for over 40 years. There is also a recently renovated public library. Windsor Park elementary schools are Harris and Blanton, and students feed to Pearce Middle School, and Reagan High School.

Local Listings for Windsor Park

1,973 sq ft sf
4 beds
2 full, 1 part baths
15,420 sqft sf (0.35 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,300 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
8,189 sqft sf (0.19 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,196 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
9,365 sqft sf (0.21 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,170 sq ft sf
3 beds
8,537 sqft sf (0.20 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,765 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
10,628 sqft sf (0.24 ac)
Listing Status: Active

2,106 sq ft sf
4 beds
2 full, 1 part baths
16,509 sqft sf (0.38 ac)
Listing Status: Active

3,289 sq ft sf
6 beds
3 full baths
10,149 sqft sf (0.23 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,653 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
7,320 sqft sf (0.17 ac)
Listing Status: Active

2,498 sq ft sf
4 beds
2 full baths
9,278 sqft sf (0.21 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,309 sq ft sf
2 beds
2 full baths
7,361 sqft sf (0.17 ac)
Listing Status: Active

2,668 sq ft sf
4 beds
3 full baths
16,770 sqft sf (0.38 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,444 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
7,361 sqft sf (0.17 ac)
Listing Status: Active

2,286 sq ft sf
4 beds
2 full, 1 part baths
10,280 sqft sf (0.24 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,930 sq ft sf
4 beds
2 full baths
35,793 sqft sf (0.82 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,650 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
8,537 sqft sf (0.20 ac)
Listing Status: Active

2,100 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
13,503 sqft sf (0.31 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,377 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
8,189 sqft sf (0.19 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,140 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
7,623 sqft sf (0.18 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,709 sq ft sf
4 beds
2 full baths
10,454 sqft sf (0.24 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,573 sq ft sf
4 beds
2 full baths
11,891 sqft sf (0.27 ac)
Listing Status: Active

2,040 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
8,494 sqft sf (0.19 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,735 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
12,240 sqft sf (0.28 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,667 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
6,577 sqft sf (0.15 ac)
Listing Status: Active

2,701 sq ft sf
3 beds
3 full baths
11,282 sqft sf (0.26 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,700 sq ft sf
4 beds
2 full baths
8,581 sqft sf (0.20 ac)
Listing Status: Active

2,172 sq ft sf
4 beds
2 full, 1 part baths
9,147 sqft sf (0.21 ac)
Listing Status: Active

2,649 sq ft sf
4 beds
2 full, 1 part baths
16,335 sqft sf (0.38 ac)
Listing Status: Active

978 sq ft sf
3 beds
7,535 sqft sf (0.17 ac)
Listing Status: Active

2,395 sq ft sf
4 beds
3 full baths
10,018 sqft sf (0.23 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,087 sq ft sf
3 beds
9,365 sqft sf (0.21 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,134 sq ft sf
3 beds
10,280 sqft sf (0.24 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,449 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
13,764 sqft sf (0.32 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,381 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
8,363 sqft sf (0.19 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,760 sq ft sf
4 beds
2 full baths
7,100 sqft sf (0.16 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,744 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
14,679 sqft sf (0.34 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,769 sq ft sf
4 beds
2 full baths
9,104 sqft sf (0.21 ac)
Listing Status: Active

768 sq ft sf
2 beds
21,780 sqft sf (0.50 ac)
Listing Status: Active

2,752 sq ft sf
4 beds
3 full baths
17,424 sqft sf (0.40 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,520 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
8,232 sqft sf (0.19 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,466 sq ft sf
3 beds
3 full baths
8,712 sqft sf (0.20 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,342 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
8,145 sqft sf (0.19 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,950 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full, 1 part baths
10,977 sqft sf (0.25 ac)
Listing Status: Active

2,172 sq ft sf
4 beds
3 full baths
9,147 sqft sf (0.21 ac)
Listing Status: Active

2,031 sq ft sf
4 beds
3 full baths
10,628 sqft sf (0.24 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,720 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
8,145 sqft sf (0.19 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,705 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
8,363 sqft sf (0.19 ac)
Listing Status: Active

1,594 sq ft sf
3 beds
2 full baths
10,280 sqft sf (0.24 ac)
Listing Status: Active


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