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McKinney Heights Subdivision ♦ Southeast Austin Location
- Zip Code: Austin, TX 78747
- Austin MLS Area: SC (Austin Southeast)
- Neighborhood Location: The McKinney Heights neighborhood is located on the east side of IH-35 in South Austin. Take William Cannon east from IH-35, turn right on Salt Springs Dr., then left on Thaxton Rd. Then turn right at the sign marking the entrance to the neighborhood (Panadero Dr.).
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Homes for Sale ♦ McKinney Heights ♦ Southeast Austin
Use this interactive home search to view current MLS listings of homes for sale in the McKinney Heights subdivision. If you find a home that interests you or want a NO Pressure tour of homes in McKinney Heights, call Jim at 512.913.1557.
McKinney Heights ♦ Real Estate Market Update ♦ 2011-2016
The data in the following table is designed to give you a history of home sales, sizes and ages for the past 6 years of real estate activity in the McKinney Heights subdivision.
McKinney Heights ♦ Real Estate Market Data ♦ 2011-2016
# of Homes Sold
Median Sales Price
Avg. Sales Price
Sales Price Range
Avg. Days on Mkt.
Age of Homes Sold
Sq. Ft. of Homes Sold
McKinney Heights Austin real estate market data from Austin Board of Realtors, 1/1/2011 to 12/31/2016.
Neighborhood Features ♦ McKinney Heights ♦ Southeast Austin
History, Builder and Homes in McKinney Heights Austin
This large development is a project of KB Home, initially started in 2002. In 2015, the neighborhood was completed. The neighborhood actually goes by three different legal names: McKinney Heights, McKinney Park East and Sheldon. All in all, "McKinney Heights" is meeting the needs of many new and resale home buyers in this area of Southeast Austin.
The homes in McKinney Heights vary pretty widely in features, size and price. As mentioned above, new home sales by KB Home was finished in 2015, leaving a resale home as the option for home buyers who want to live in the McKinney Heights subdivision.
The sales prices for the 59 homes purchased in 2016 averaged $2096k, and ranged in price from $150k to $276k. This data, when compared to that from prior years shows a significant strengthening of the McKinney Heights real estate market.
Shopping, Entertainment and Other Area Attractions
The prime amenity for this neighborhood is the community pool and playground area, which are open to homeowners and their guests. The activity area features playground equipment for the kids, a concrete basketball court and a covered picnic area for gatherings.
McKinney Heights residents can also enjoy a number of shopping and eating-out places scattered along IH-35 in the South Austin area. These include Southpark Meadows, a very popular destination. Southpark Meadows features banks, furniture stores, a movie theater, many small businesses, and large-box stores like a Super WalMart, Sam's and Best Buy.
There are many other nearby outlets at the intersections of IH-35 and William Cannon/Stassney, south of Austin in Buda (Cabela's) and Kyle, and in areas toward Austin.
Golfers can "play a round" at the City of Austin's Clay and Kizer golf courses, and at the Grey Rock and Plum Creek Golf Clubs. Those who like parks and trails have available to them several nearby: the City of Austin's Mary Moore Searight Metro Park just off W. Slaughter Ln., and the McKinney Falls State Park. These two, and others, are multi-featured parks designed for the enjoyment of a wide range of visitors.
Since McKinney Heights is located close to IH-35, it is fairly simple to get to area jobs, entertainment and attractions in the Austin area. Travel to points south (San Antonio, e.g.), east (the airport), west (Lake Travis and the Hill Country) and north to Austin and beyond from IH-35 can be made.
The McKinney Heights Homeowner’s Association (HOA) and Taxes
Owners of homes in McKinney Heights are required to maintain an active membership in the neighborhood HOA (McKinney Park East HOA). Taxes in the McKinney Heights neighborhoods (including McKinney Park East and Sheldon) are assessed by the City of Austin, the Austin ISD, Travis County and other entities. The total tax rate, which varies from year to year, was set at around $2.23/$100 of property value for the year 2016.
McKinney Heights Austin ♦ Public Schools for Students
Students living in the McKinney Heights neighborhood attend schools of the Austin Independent School District. Potential McKinney Heights homeowners should verify the currently assigned schools with AISD.