Zilker is considered one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Austin due to its location and incredibly picturesque setting. It has rolling hills and tree-lined streets.

It is a community of laid-back lifestyles where the residents are often seen gathering for coffee, local music, or drinks. Residents also spend hours in the nearby Zilker Park and Barton Springs.

Homes include everything from smaller homes to large estates, and the neighborhood is comprised of new houses as well as original and historic homes.

ZILKER LOCATION and FACTS -- The Zilker neighborhood is located south of Lady Bird Lake, approximately bounded by Lamar Boulevard to the southeast/south, La Casa Drive to the south, Rabb Road and Robert E Lee Road to the west and Barton Springs Road to the north. Its zip code is 78704.


OUT & ABOUT IN ZILKER -- The Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Flipnotics, a coffee shop and used clothing store, Irie Bean Coffee Bar, The Shady Grove and Uncle Billy's Brew & Que are popular locations for residents of South Austin. The Zilker Neighborhood is also home to many places that are familiar throughout Austin. The Tex-Mex restaurant Chuy's is very popular.  Zilker Park is home to  Zilker Botanical Gardens, which includes the Taniguchi Oriental Garden and the Austin Area Garden Center and the Austin Nature and Science Center, which offers a wide variety of programs for children and adults, as well as the opportunity to explore the environment with hands-on exhibits, interactive nature and science trails and live Texas wildlife. In addition, the Center hosts the "Splash" Environmental Exhibit which is an educational display about the Edwards Aquafier. It is also known for Barton Springs Pool,  the Zilker Tree and Trail of Lights, and music festivals such as Austin City Limits and South by Southwest.

A waterfall in Zilker Park. For more Zilker Park photos, click here.

Zilker Neighborhood Association
Zilker Yahoo Group


    School District:
Austin Independent School District
Zilker Elementary School
O. Henry Middle School
Stephen F. Austin High School

Close to Zilker Park lies Campbell’s Hole, with its pebbly beach, and rumored to be visited by Robert E. Lee, and outlaws Bonnie and Clyde.

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Have a question about a home or want to talk about selling yours? Or, if you have any other questions or comments, then feel free to e-mail or call using any of the information below. You will get a response as quickly as possible.

Jacqueline Wittmuss, Broker
Phone: 512.892.4663
Direct: 512.917.1717
E-mail: jacqueline@jwproperties.net


JW Properties
5611 Hwy 290 West
Austin, TX 78735                                        
Phone: 512.892.4663
Fax: 512.892.4680

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Jacqueline Wittmuss, Broker
JW Properties
Jacqueline Wittmuss, Broker
JW Properties
Ph: 512.892.4663Fax:512.892.4680
5611 Hwy 290 West
Austin, TX 78735 US
5611 Hwy 290 West, Austin, TX78735
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