Downtown Austin, A Great Place to Retire
Retire in Downtown Austin for Comfort and Convenience with Everything You Need Right at Your Fingertips
Published on: June 12, 2019
Older couple setting table
Photo By: Ivan Samkov

Austin, Texas is the ideal city for those looking to retire for a multitude of reasons.  And moreover retiring to the Central Austin area is not only convenient for seniors but also completely enjoyable.

The downtown area of Austin is full of condominiums and high-rises, perfect for downsizing and packed with luxury amenities to make life a little easier.  Some of the perks of buying a condo upon retirement can include the decrease of property upkeep such as landscaping or basic home repairs.  On-site concierge services assist with any hassles that condo-owners may have and not to mention the valet parking makes living downtown very convenient.

Here are some basic stats on living in the downtown Austin area:

Downtown Austin Zip Code: 78701

Lifestyle: Urban Condo Living, Very Walkable

Distance to Austin Airport: 12 minutes 7 miles

Price Range: $175k – $4MM

Median Price: $451,625

Average Price: $649,776

Average Beds/Baths: 1/2

Average Sq Ft: 1,127

Year Built: 1925-2018

Living in the downtown Austin area is great for seniors because of the proximity of walkable stores, restaurants, parks – you name it.  Everything you need from healthcare options to entertainment and church is nearby.

With everything being so close and the upkeep being easy, this lends time for retirees to spend their downtime enjoying life and exploring the downtown Austin area.


For more information on the Downtown Austin area and to view condominiums for sale.