Featured Neighborhood: Allandale
Published on: August 24, 2020
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Ranked among the top 3 neighborhoods in Austin by Austin Monthly, the community of Allandale is a traditional, family-friendly neighborhood featuring quiet streets lined with mature trees and updated homes from the mid-20th century. The community is situated along Shoal Creek and provides convenient access to downtown Austin. Residents enjoy a tight-knit atmosphere, with about 10,000 residents there.

Within Allandale there are a variety of shops and retail establishments to provide the community with everything they need. Burnet Road, the area’s main commercial strip, provides dining options ranging from creative taco joints to foodie hotspots to relaxed pubs. There are also boutique shops and service providers within easy reach. The unique stores in Allandale include Catherine’s Antiques, where shoppers can find vintage and estate jewelry, furniture and china.

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Allandale residents have a variety of recreation options. Northwest Park offers activities such as swimming, tennis courts, basketball, baseball and a children’s playground. The Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park offers sports courts, a pool and a duck pond. The community also enjoys the remodeled Northwest Recreation Center which offers year round activities and programs for youth and adults as well as sports leagues and special events. At the center, there is a playscape, large grassy field, sand volleyball court, disc golf basket, horseshoe pit, and picnic tables. Visitors at the center can also enjoy the use of:

  • full court gymnasium
  • fitness studio
  • arts and crafts room
  • meeting room
  • multi-purpose room
  • teen room and a lobby with free wifi
  • ping pong, chess and foosball

The neighborhood association, established in 1973, is very active in bringing the neighborhood together, through events like the annual Fourth of July parade, and in improving the community, like building flood-prevention infrastructure. Amenities include the recently improved Beverly Sheffield Park and the Northwest Recreation Center for indoor sports and activities.

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Homes are a mix of affordable one- and two-bedroom houses and renovated homes with modern updates. Allandale is close to the center of town and offers easy access to local highways. Many of the houses have been here for decades and so have many of the residents.

Reach out to David Brodsky Properties to learn more about the Allandale community and how we can help you with your Austin relocation.