Welcome to Tarrytown/Clarksville
Tarrytown Homes For Sale
Family-friendly luxury, moments from downtown
Tarrytown/Clarksville is a perfect example of a beautiful tree-lined neighborhood with walkability and peaceful streets. Tarrytown is positioned beautifully against Lake Austin on the Colorado River, this luxurious, laid-back neighborhood provides a picture-perfect snapshot of southern family living. Clarkville is located just west of Downtown and is considered a historical neighborhood, once farmland peppered with plantations and cabins, is now one of the most coveted communities in Austin. This community features a lush canopy of ancient oaks, providing a sense of unrushed and unbothered serenity tucked away in the metropolitan Austin bustle, yet walkable to Downtown and with a handful of art galleries and great restaurants.
This tranquility has helped build a tight-knit community of family-friendly residents seeking a secure and fun place to build their futures with easy commutes to jobs in other districts of Austin. Tarrytown/Clarksville architecture varies in style, with traditional Tudor homes often neighboring 1920s country cottages, as well as modern homes in the last few years.
What to Love
- Exquisite luxury homes nestled against Lake Austin
- Small-town atmosphere close to downtown Austin
- Some of the highest-rated schools in Austin
- Great restaurants
- Highly walkable area
Tarrytown/Clarksville is a suburban family neighborhood full of ample green spaces and residential houses. Mature trees, stately mansions, and well-kept lawns line the streets, casting an atmosphere of serenity and sophistication. Several beautiful parks dot this neighborhood, encouraging families to enjoy the weather. Nearby parks are equipped with many amenities, including pools, playgrounds, picnic areas, and nature trails. This neighborhood also features a nature preserve and golf course, which is highly favored by residents and tourists alike. Proximity to Lake Austin provides easy access to watersports, boating, and fishing.
There are several coffee shops, cafes, and boutiques in this neighborhood, but Tarrytown/Clarksville is more focused on residential amenities and hometown living nestled away within the metropolitan bustle of greater Austin. You can easily satisfy any shopping needs just 10 minutes away in the downtown district.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Austinites take their culinary treats seriously, and Tarrytown/Clarksville residents are no exception! This neighborhood’s residents love to blend the calm serenity of their surroundings with masterful flavors and indulgent treats.
Mozart’s Coffee Roasters
is a picturesque coffee shop on Lake Austin. Stop by for freshly baked pastries, flame-roasted coffee beans, smoothies, and live music on the lakeside patio. Littlefield’s Tacos + Coffee
is another excellent option for outdoor dining. Littlefield’s features Medici coffee, Veracruz tacos, smoothies, and snow cones at a stylish open green lot perfect for spending time with the family and pets.
In Clarksville, you can’t miss stopping by one of Austin finest and oldest steak houses, Jeffreys
, a neighborhood fine dining restaurant featuring dry-aged prime beef and French American classics. Josephine House
, the sister restaurant to Austin fine dining institution Jeffrey’s, offering breakfast, lunch, brunch, happy hour, dinner & Monday night steak frites. The Clarksville cottage features a small marble bar for coffee or cocktails, intimate tables in the dining room, shady nooks on our patio and a grassy front lawn for lounging.
Trendy and delicious Clark’s
is a small chic West Austin neighborhood spot with a great raw bar, house-baked sourdough, fresh fish, lobster rolls, pan-roasted hamburgers, and tasty libations.
For gallery shopping, visit West Chelsea Contemporary
produces museum-worthy exhibitions featuring world-class blue chip, modern and emerging artists in Austin And New York. WCC is a World Class gallery filled with museum quality art.
For a convenient shopping experience, the Casis Shopping Center
offers a variety of stores, restaurants, and pharmacies in a walkable arrangement. Estilo Boutique
offers contemporary high-fashion designs for women and men from national and international sources. Hearth & Soul
is your one-stop shop for unique and elegant home goods, gifts, and clothing for any occasion.
Things to Do
For outstanding views of Lake Austin, head out to Oyster Landing Marina
. The marina is an excellent place to enjoy a day on the lake with friends, take in the sunset, and indulge in coffee from nearby Mozart’s. While you can imbibe the lush extravagances of Mozart’s Coffee Roasters
any day, make sure you catch their annual light show festivities during the holiday season. This local favorite coffee shop also hosts a regular schedule of live concerts, poetry readings, and open microphone nights. This lakeside retreat makes a perfect destination year-round for date nights and casual get-togethers.
Mayfield Park and Nature Preserve
is a beautiful place to visit the community gardens and historic cottage left to the city of Austin by Mary Mayfield Gutsch. Home to diverse flora and fauna, the preserve is an oasis in the busy city. Nearby, The Contemporary Austin - Laguna Gloria
is a 14-acre art museum that blends art and nature. Inside The Contemporary Austin, you can view traditional art installations, visit the cafe, take art classes, and buy gifts.
Tarrytown/Clarksville is home to several fantastic schools. Key educational opportunities include: