Welcome to Tarrytown
A traditional, tight-knit enclave just west of the city’s core.
What was once farmland is now one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Austin, located just a few minutes away from downtown. Devoted residents, who love the community solidarity and the quiet, tree-lined streets, tend to put down deep roots here, so when homes become available, they’re snapped up fast.
Not long after it was established as a suburb in 1915, Tarrytown was being touted as a picture-perfect place “where oak trees charm the eye.” And so it remains today, with its lush canopy shading high-demand homes tucked along a scenic stretch of Lake Austin.
What to Expect
Well-kept properties and an unshakable sense of neighborliness.
It’s not unusual for generations of the same family to stick to their Tarrytown roots, which adds to the neighborhood’s small-town spirit. There is no denying residents’ homegrown pride for their area, which is apparent in everything from their neatly kept lawns to their penchant for patronizing longtime local businesses like Tarrytown Pharmacy, which opened in 1941.
Community get-togethers and a wealth of waterside diversions.
Whether it’s for school fundraisers, weekend sporting events at the West Austin Youth Association fields, or for the festive Fourth of July parades, locals gather often for a little fun. And since the neighborhood borders a section of Lake Austin on the Colorado River, you’ll likely see your friends at the public boat dock or sipping drinks on the patios at popular waterside restaurants like Hula Hut and Mozart’s.