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Highland Hills

Highland Hills The delightful neighborhood of Highland Hills has something to offer almost everyone. Highland Hills is an older, established neighborhood in Northwest Austin, located just north and west of the intersection of MoPac and 2222.  Homeowners here enjoy picturesque scenery with large home-sites set in hilled, heavily treed surroundings. Highland Hills offers its residents convenient access to downtown Austin, the University of Texas, the tech corridor, and the lakes. Residents get all the benefits of living downtown without the negatives. The stunning views, the rolling hills, the wide tree lined streets, and large lots are just some of the amenities Highland Hills homeowners come to love. Professionals and academics enjoy a quick commute (ten minutes or less) to downtown, Seton Hospital and UT. Most of Highland Hills’ charming homes were built in the 1950s, 60s and 70s, and vary from established family homes (some completely renovated; others ready for remodel) to newer houses with all the amenities. The average sized home in the neighborhood is around 3,200 square feet, featuring 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. Highland Hills is serviced by Austin ISD, and students in the neighborhood attend one of the following schools: Highland Park Elementary School (rated Exemplary), Lamar Middle School (Acceptable), or McCallum High School (Acceptable), offering an outstanding arts program. Kids can play at Allen Park, a 10-acre park consisting of a limestone plateau covered by woodland filled with Juniper and Oak trees, intermingled with small, semi-open grassland areas. Allen Park offers recreational activities such as covered picnic shelters, BBQ grills, and hiking. The park offers a natural setting with panoramic views of the city. Crenshaw Athletic Club, one of the most prestigious gymnastics facilities in the country, is just down the road, with programs including gymnastics, swimming, pre-school education, after school care, birthday parties and an adult fitness center. The facility houses a fully equipped 12,000 square foot gym, an indoor heated pool, spa, steam sauna, assorted classrooms, fully equipped weight room, indoor running track and locker rooms for the adult fitness programs. Shoppers can find high-end shops and salons nearby on 35th St and at the Arboretum Shopping Center just a short drive away.