Tarrytown

An idyllic suburb on the shores of Lake Austin.

Welcome to Tarrytown

One of Austin’s most desirable suburbs is Tarrytown, a picturesque enclave northwest of the city’s bustling downtown. Its tree-lined streets, classic Southern feel, and gorgeous homes have helped to establish its long-running reputation as one of Austin’s most affluent and sought-after communities. Beyond just its aesthetic beauty, the area is known for having a neighborly sensibility, with many long-time residents and families who’ve helped create and preserve a friendly, charming atmosphere for residents and those visiting some of Tarrytown’s beloved establishments. If you’re looking for a close-knit neighborhood with convenient proximity to all of the best amenities that Austin has to offer, Tarrytown might be the best choice for you to find your new home.

What to Love

  • Beloved for its proximity to Lake Austin, making sunny days on the water popular with residents.
  • From stylish contemporary architecture to classic 20th-century cottages, Tarrytown has a great variety of homes.
  • Cute coffee shops and restaurants with a neighborhood feel provide plenty of options to meet up with friends and neighbors.
  • Special community events are common year-round, including the popular Fourth of July Parade.
  • A variety of great public and private schooling options nearby

People & Lifestyle

Tarrytown is perfect for those who want to enjoy a peaceful, relaxed lifestyle but still reside close to Austin’s urban centers. With convenient access to both Downtown and UT, Tarrytown is a popular choice for residents who want to enjoy all the best of suburban living without sacrificing the great features of the city.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Though the area is almost entirely devoted to homes and green spaces, some of Austin’s most charming establishments are located in Tarrytown. Many residents, especially those who live nearest to Lake Austin, can enjoy a casual stroll to a restaurant for a night out or a friendly café for their morning coffee.

One of Tarrytown’s best restaurants is Fabi & Rossi, known for its elegant setting and refined menu of European dishes. Don’t forget to check out their excellently curated wine list, which includes a perfect pairing for every palate. If you’re looking for more casual options, try Food Food, a quaint lunch spot with homemade soups, salads, and more. Or head to Beer Plant, one of the area’s newer establishments—a unique, vegan twist on a classic gastropub where you’ll find a plant-based menu alongside craft beers and creative cocktails.

​​​​​​​Tarrytown also hosts one of Austin’s best coffee shops, Mozart’s, which is nestled right on Lake Austin and has a large seating deck to enjoy a quick morning coffee or an afternoon meal with friends.

Things to Do

One of Tarrytown’s absolute best features is not just its proximity to Lake Austin, but the many parks and green spaces where residents can enjoy relaxing days in a beautiful, natural setting. One of the most popular destinations is the Mayfield Park and Nature Preserve, which boasts gardens inhabited by wild peacocks, 21 acres of preserved area with walking trails, and facilities that host small weddings and other events. Golf enthusiasts will love the Lions Municipal Golf Course, while Red Bud Isle is a gorgeous dog park where canine companions can enjoy the water and roam off-leash. 

​​​​​​​Many residents also enjoy trips to Downtown Austin, which is located just southeast of Tarrytown and offers world-class shopping and dining options, alongside a thriving arts and culture scene.

Schools

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

  • Beloved for its proximity to Lake Austin, making sunny days on the water popular with residents.
  • From stylish contemporary architecture to classic 20th-century cottages, Tarrytown has a great variety of homes.
  • Cute coffee shops and restaurants with a neighborhood feel provide plenty of options to meet up with friends and neighbors.
  • Special community events are common year-round, including the popular Fourth of July Parade.
  • A variety of great public and private schooling options nearby

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