Milwood – Northwest Austin
Milwood is an affordable neighborhood of modest homes for sale that offer convenient access to Downtown Austin and North Austin employers. Stretching along West Parmer Lane between Anderson Mill Road and Amherst Drive, Milwood is a large community made up of many smaller Northwest Austin neighborhoods. The community is close to many major employers, including Apple, 3M and Cisco Systems, and the University of Texas J. J. Pickle Research Laboratory is just a few minutes’ drive south.
Milwood homes vary from older 1980s ranch style homes to newer subdivisions with suburban style homes. Residents in Milwood can join the active neighborhood association, which helps foster a strong sense of community within the large area, keeps residents informed of neighborhood events, and organizes many great community events, from the neighborhood watch to volunteer neighborhood cleanups.
Students in the neighborhood attend excellent schools in either these Austin ISD Schools: Summit Elementary, Murchison Middle School, and Anderson High School, or these Round Rock ISD schools: Jollyville Elementary, Deer Park Middle School, and McNeil High School, depending on the location of their home.
Austin ISD schools implement a rigorous curriculum to ensure all students achieve academic success. Anderson High School is the only high school in AISD with an International Baccalaureate program, with Murchison Middle School also offering International Baccalaureate classes.
Within the Round Rock ISD, teachers have an average teaching experience of over ten years. McNeil High School includes the Health Science Technology Academy, where students can choose a comprehensive selection of courses designed to prepare high school students for a career in the healthcare field, if they so choose.
Situated close to a number of outstanding parks, including Yett Creek Park, Balcones Park, and Walnut Park, you won’t have to look for a reason to get active outside! Residents can enjoy Balcones Community Park or Springwoods Park for outdoor recreation. For an entertaining family day out, Kiddie Acres Amusement Park & Miniature Golf is a great way to find local enjoyment for the kids. Milwood residents also have access to the trails and playgrounds in Rattan Creek Park.
Adelphi Acre Community Garden is the star of Milwood, recognized by the City of Austin’s Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Community Garden association. Their aim is to become a viable source of locally grown organic food for their community. Milwood residents also have access to the excellent services offered by the Milwood Library. Not only does it offer a book-ordering program, it also provides a meeting space for residents of Northwest Austin.
For shopping, you can head over to Lakeline Mall or The Domain to shop your favorite stores. Residents can shop for groceries from the H-E-B right in the neighborhood, and a Whole Foods store is just a few minutes’ drive south. Austin firsts, like Chuy's and Catfish Parlour, and Texas original, Rudy's Country Store and BBQ, are all just a short drive from anywhere in the community. For drinks and live music, you can dine out all day or all night at the 24-hour Kerbey Lane restaurant just a few minutes outside of Milwood.
Milwood is close to Highway 183 and MoPac, both major thoroughfares providing easy access to all parts of Austin. For a great community in a prime location, the search ends with Milwood. Top of Form