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Neighborhood Spotlight: Mesa Park

Mesa Park | 78759 

Situated between The Arboretum and The Domain, Austin’s northwest Mesa Park neighborhood is a great spot for those in search of more affordable home options in a prime location, with some of Austin’s best dining and shopping just minutes away. Most homes in Mesa Park were built in the 70s and 80s, and generally range between 1,200 and 2,000 square feet, with 3-4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.  

Average List Price: $590,000


Situated between Mopac and 183 to the east and west, bordered by Duval Rd to the north and Wind River Rd to the south. 


Mesa Park was first developed in 1972, just one year before the current L.C. Anderson High School was built nearby. It was around this time that Willie Nelson and other “alternative” artists like Stevie Ray Vaughn were first establishing Austin’s music scene, while the city’s first major tech wave brought plants from large companies like IBM, Motorola and Tracor into the city, along with their thousands of employees.

These major developments to the city’s culture and industries are arguably what defined the Austin that we know today, and brought about a developmental boom that established many Austin neighborhoods such as Mesa Park. 

Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin 1970s

Top Spots

For a bite: Rudy’s BBQ, Roaring Fork, Juliet Italian Kitchen, True Food, IchiUmi Sushi, Salvation Pizza, Velvet Taco

For a drink: Dave and Buster’s sports bar, Brass Tap, Jack & Ginger’s, Wonder Bar

For fun: Regal Gateway IMAX, Bull Creek greenbelt

For the kids: Schroeter Park Playground, Chuck E. Cheese

Roaring Fork Stonelake

Our Local Agent’s Picks: Denai’s Top 3

Bell Real Estate agent Denai is a proud resident of the Mesa Park area. Below are her top three go-to’s for a guaranteed beautiful day in her neighborhood.  

  1. Q2 Stadium for an exciting time cheering on the Austin FC soccer team! Don’t forget to wear green!
  2. Schroeter Park for a picnic and frisbee with the kiddos
  3. Hyde Park Baptist Church Quarries Park for walking trails, SUP boarding on the lake, and fireworks on the 4th of July
Q2 Stadium, home to Austin FC

Considering a move to Mesa Park? You can browse all active listings in 78759 here, or contact our local agent Denai Jenkins for more personalized assistance. 

Image credit (in order of appearance):  The two quarry lakes in northwest Austin by Reddit User u/MoBotoJ; Burton Wilson via Austin Monthly:; Top Brunch; Jonathan Sigal via MLS Soccer 

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