Located in the Old West Austin National Register Historic District, just minutes from downtown Austin, Pemberton Heights is a beautiful established neighborhood lined with majestic trees that form canopies over the graceful, immaculate streets.
The community’s residences include a variety of charming cottages, spacious dwellings, and grand estates — a mix of Tudor, Colonial, and Italian Renaissance revival homes. The area’s central location provides convenient access to The University of Texas at Austin, Texas State Capitol complex, the downtown Central Business District, and the city’s main medical center area. The schools that serve the area are among the most exceptional in the city.
Sitting upon a limestone shelf overlooking Shoal Creek, Pemberton Heights offers expansive views. Unique landscape elements include towering century-old heritage trees, beautifully designed traffic islands, and several small parks.
What to Love
- Variety of charming cottages, spacious dwellings, and grand estates
- Central location is part of an excellent school system
- Streets are filled with century-old trees, several small parks, and beautifully designed traffic islands
People & Lifestyle
Mainly inhabited by established empty nesters and wealthy families, the general price range for Pemberton Heights homes is between $600K and $20 million. Residents here are affluent, and families have lived in this area for generations.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Dining options abound in Pemberton Heights. Local favorites include , a gastropub that offers a broad craft beer selection and French-inspired fare in a rustic-chic setting; , a sophisticated restaurant in the Hotel Ella serving New American fare and drinks in an elegant space; and , a casual but elegant bistro in the DoubleTree Suites hotel serving American/Southwestern fare.
Things to Do
For those who enjoy the outdoors, the neighborhood is adjacent to the Shoal Creek Trail, a half-mile from Pease Park, two miles from the Lady Bird Lake/Town Lake Trail, and just a short drive from Zilker Park, the Barton Creek Greenbelt, Mount Bonnell and Emma Long Park.
Pemberton Heights is home to many excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Casis Elementary, K-5
- O. Henry Middle School, 6-8
- Stephen F. Austin High School 9-12