Why you'd want to live in Bryker Woods
Bryker Woods is one of the premium, most sought-after high-end communities in Austin, located in the prestigious 78703 zip code in historic Central Austin. It features meticulously maintained houses, set on manicured lawns with old growth trees, in a variety of styles, with many dating from the 1930s. There are also many newer custom-built homes in this exclusive community. There is an undeniable historic charm to Bryker Woods. The community was developed between the 1930s and 1950s and spending an afternoon there does feel a little bit like going back to an earlier time. Bryker woods is bordered by Loop 1 on its west side and Shoal Creek on its east side, and it still retains a private, secluded feel. The residents of Bryker Woods include professionals, doctors, business leaders and faculty from the University of Texas. Bryker Woods is located directly in the heart of Central Austin. Even though it feels secluded, it’s close to everything Austin has to offer. It’s just three miles to downtown Austin and the University of Texas campus. It’s conveniently within a half-mile of Seton Medical Center (where many of its residents work). 38th Steet provides an easy conduit to Mopac and shopping at The Domain or The Arboretum. Pease District Park surrounds Bryker Woods and has beautiful biking and hiking trails. The Shoal Creek Trail is nearby as well for more opportunities for exploring the outdoors. Residents looking to grab a cup of coffee at an iconic Austin vendor drop by the Kerbey Lane Café. When residents are hungry, Central Market provides everything any foodie could desire. The 26 Doors Shopping Center and Jefferson Squaer provide more dining and shopping options nearby. Visiting Bryker Woods feels like travelling back in time. It’s hard not to be charmed by the stately, elegant houses and the manicured landscapes under large trees. It conjures feelings of nostalgia, but also exclusivity and history. It’s a brand name in this town, and residents are more than willing to pay extra to live there.