Southwest Austin is where convenient access to the eclectic area that is South Austin meets relatively affordable contemporary suburban living. Various open air malls and shopping areas are interspersed amongst the neighborhoods for effortless access to groceries, light dining or a family night at the movies.
Southwest Austin is split by I-35; on the west side of the freeway and constrained by US-290 to the north and west is an assortment of quiet subdivisions known for privacy, safety and friendly neighbors and a number of small outdoor recreation parks. On the east side of I-35, below W Slaughter Lane is another blend of subdivisions, typified by slightly smaller ranch homes. Shopping access is easy here as well and also has two large parks to walk around and take a moment to relax in the surroundings of great green spaces.