Northfield
Austin, Texas Homes for Sale

Overview

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Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$310,000 to $1,400,000
  • Closed Prices:$130,000 to $1,430,000
  • Median Sale Price:$480,000
  • Average $ per sq ft:$520
  • Association Fee Ranges:$496/quarter,$0 to $750,$0 to $270/mo,$0
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home
  • Age:1937 to 2021
  • Sq. Ft.:572 to 6,376Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:2 to 17Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:1 to 14Bathrooms

Homes for Sale

The community of Northfield consists of home designs and prices that accommodate a range of price points. Most common in this neighborhood are single-family homes, which usually have monthly homeowner association fees ranging from $36 to $939, and taxes for the year range from as low as $4,370 to as high as $18,500. There are also a variety of attached homes. Those usually have quarterly homeowner association fees ranging from $36 to $939. Property taxes for the year can range from $3,341 to $13,286.

Where to Live

Northfield offers a diverse mix of condos, and single-family homes throughout its borders. The heart of the neighborhood is made up of a large grid of ranch-style homes with ample yards. Affordable mid-rise condos are scattered around the periphery. Recently, luxury buildings have also popped up along the busy Lamar corridor. Of these, The Triangle is especially notable, featuring additional amenities for all residents that include shops, restaurants, bars, and a well-maintained park.

Where to Eat

Like the rest of Austin, Northfield prides itself on its a diverse array of international cuisines, ranging from adventurous gourmet to familiar no-frills dining. Food trucks, takeaways, cafes, and sit-down restaurants abound. In particular, you'll find Mexican, Mediterranean, Thai, Japanese, and American diner food. Vegetarian, vegan, and otherwise "green" food options are also quite popular in this part of town.

What You'll See

While Northfield residents come in all ages, this is a neighborhood that definitely skews to a young adult crowd either just starting their careers or attending grad school at the University of Texas a few miles south. Families with young children are also quite common, especially in the single-family homes towards the north. You'll also find dog lovers around every corner as the multiple parks, dog runs, and open fields makes Northfield an ideal dog-walking spot.

Friday Night Fun

For a fun night of bar-hopping, look no further than the trendy stretch of establishments on North Loop between Guadalupe and Avenue F. If you'd rather grab a pick-me-up, local favorite Epoch Coffee serves up delicious beverages and unique pastries 24/7. Fans of the arts should see what's happening at the Marchesa Hall and Theater to the northeast. The Marchesa regularly hosts events including film festivals, art shows, nationally touring bands, the holiday favorite Blue Genie Art Bazaar, and even Austin's annual indie comic book convention, STAPLE!

The Perfect Sunday

While Northfield doesn't have much in the way of tourist attractions, residents and their visitors can enjoy spending a lazy afternoon walking around the neighborhood parks and shopping centers. Of special note, this part of Lamar is a bibliophile's paradise: the enormous Half Price Books sports a respectable rare books section, while Austin Books & Comics has been recognized as one of the best comic book shops in the country. Out-of-towners may get a special kick out of the large parrot colony that makes its home by the UT Intramural fields.

Locals Love

Shopping, dining, and entertainment options are walkable • Lots of green spaces • Great local cafes • Access to public transportation.

Locals Don't Love

Traffic • Rowdy college students • Few grocery stores in the area.

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