Tanglewood Forest is one of the best places to live in Texas. It is conveniently located 14 miles from Downtown Austin and the same distance to the Austin Bergstrom International Airport. If you’re looking for a cozy home with a spacious and open feel, then Tanglewood Forest homes for sale could be perfect for you!
The streets are wide and lined with massive trees, which is one of the biggest selling points of this cozy neighborhood. There are numerous one level homes, as well as two levels, and the properties range in square footage from around 1000 square feet all the way up to 2000+ square feet. Most of the lots in this neighborhood are larger than lots in newer neighborhoods, and there is a bit more space in between the homes. Covered front porches on many of the homes offer homeowners a chance to enjoy their outdoor spaces in front. Covered backyard patios provide plenty of space for private outdoor entertaining.
Within the community, Tanglewood Forest residents enjoy a community pool tennis courts jogging trails and children’s playscape. Additional outdoor recreation can be enjoyed at Bauerle Ranch Park and Mary Moore Searight Metropolitan Park, which are each less than 3 miles away from the community. Shopping and casual eateries are less than 4 miles away at Southpark Meadows, one of Austin’s largest retail areas.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one’s commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Tanglewood Forest neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Tanglewood Forest is served by the Austin ISD. The elementary schools are either Cowan Elementary or Kocurek Elementary. For middle school the neighborhood students attend Bailey Middle. High School students attend Akins High School which boasts a great reputation for its award-winning marching band and journalism programs. Private school options include a less than 4-mile drive to Bannockburn Christian Academy and Primrose School of Shady Hollow.