Pemberton Heights

Beautiful homes in an affluent community.

Welcome to Pemberton Heights

Pemberton Heights is an elegant residential area near Central Austin, just north of Downtown. It’s known as a high-end, affluent community with an extensive legacy of being home to some of Austin’s most influential residents. The neighborhood is also part of the Old West Austin Historic District, along with the nearby communities of Old Benfield and Bryker Woods. Thanks to its array of gorgeous homes, including everything from classic 20th-century bungalows to Spanish Colonial Revivals and Tudor manors, Pemberton Heights has established itself as Austin’s premier living community for those with refined tastes seeking to live near all of the best dining, shopping, and entertainment the city has to offer. Just a short drive to UT Austin, Downtown, and South Austin, the area is perfect for those who want an easy commute and access to an urban lifestyle but with the kind of large homes and sprawling grounds one can expect only from properties in a more distant suburb. If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind home in a prestigious community, Pemberton Heights is a fantastic choice.

What to Love

  • One of Austin’s most prestigious communities.
  • A traditional neighborhood feel, with gorgeous streets and a close-knit sensibility.
  • Close to everything Austin has to offer: Downtown, UT, South Austin and more.
  • Beautiful, architecturally distinct homes with large properties and tons of character.
  • Over 20 historic homes and properties right in your neighborhood.
  • Some of the best restaurants and bars in the city are just a short walk or ride away.

People & Lifestyle

Residents of Pemberton Heights often move here in search of a high-end suburban feel. They spend their days enjoying its walkable, tree-lined streets and venturing out to nearby communities like Tarrytown to enjoy charming cafés, parks, and the beautiful shoreline of Lake Austin. For a more trendy and exciting atmosphere, the popular shopping and dining of West Campus are right next door. In Pemberton Heights, the best of Austin is right at your doorstep.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Pemberton Heights’ convenient location gives you access to some of Austin’s most beloved dining and shopping districts. In nearby Tarrytown, you’ll find charming coffee shops and refined restaurants dotted along the shoreline of Lake Austin, like popular café Mozart’s and Tex-Mex favorite Hula Hut.
Just east of Pemberton Heights is West Campus, where many hip restaurants and shops are located. Indie bookstore Malvern Books is popular for its community-oriented feel and events, while Buffalo Exchange is a trendy clothing shop for bargain hunters. When you’re ready for a great meal, try El Patio, a family-owned restaurant serving excellent Mexican dishes, and finish off with a delicious dessert at Polkadots Bakery.

Things to Do

Pemberton Heights is surrounded by great cultural, artistic, and historic features to explore.

On a nearby strip of Guadalupe Street known as The Drag, you’ll find many trendy shops and restaurants along with Cactus Cafe, a staple of Austin’s music scene that hosts a variety of great acts. You can learn about Austin and Texas history at the Neill-Cochran House Museum, which features era-accurate living quarter displays alongside historic and artistic exhibitions.

​​​​​​​When you want to spend time outdoors, head to nearby Lake Austin to enjoy the water, spend a day at Mayfield Park and Nature Preserve, or play a round of golf on the picturesque greens of the Lions Municipal Golf Course.


Pemberton Heights is part of the Austin Independent School District, which offers public and private options including:

  • Casis Elementary School
  • Good Shepherd Episcopal School
  • O’Henry Middle School
  • Stephen F. Austin High School
  • The Girls’ School of Austin


Anna Morrison Lee, a fourth generation Austin resident, has always embraced her family’s core belief in service. You will immediately realize, she brings this dedication to every transaction.

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