What does it cost to buy a home in Bouldin Creek right now? In an ongoing series with Curbed Austin, real-estate analytics site NeighborhoodX takes a close look at the range of sales asking prices in the area to find out.
The neighborhood stretches from the river to West Oltorf Street between South Congress Avenue and West Bouldin Creek.
Like most central South Austin neighborhoods, it was for decades an affordable area to rent or buy and was home to a mix of working-class residents, musicians, and other creative types. Many who bought homes in the close-knit neighborhood then still live there, now joined by residents who can afford the higher prices commanded in the area, with its prime location and considerable charm.
The current average asking price for the neighborhood is $392 per square foot, although the individual properties that comprise this average range from $289/square foot to $539/square foot.
At the more affordable end of the price range, 2020 South Congress Avenue No. 2203 is a 928-square-foot, two-bedroom condo asking $269,000. At the upper end of the price range, 1403 South Sixth Street is a 3,671-square-foot house asking $1.98 million.