Homes for Sale ♦ Tanglewood Forest in South Austin
The section below displays the current Active and Pending MLS listings of Homes for Sale in the Tanglewood Forest neighborhood. If you find a home that interests you, or want a NO Pressure Appointment to see a home in Tanglewood Forest, call Jim at 512.913.1557.
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Tanglewood Forest Subdivision ♦ South Austin 78748 ♦ Location
Tanglewood Forest Subdivision, South Austin ♦ Real Estate Market ♦ 2011-2016
You will find information about real estate activity and the homes in Tanglewood Forest in the following table. The MLS data covers the past six years.
TANGLEWOOD FOREST AUSTIN ♦ Neighborhood 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
TANGLEWOOD FOREST AUSTIN real estate market data from the Austin Board of Realtors 1/1/2011 - 12/31/2016.
Tanglewood Forest South Austin ♦ Neighborhood Features & Local Amenities
Homes and Builders ♦ Tanglewood Forest Subdivision
Homes in Tanglewood Forest were built in two periods: 1982-1988, primarily by Milburn Homes and Doyle Wilson Homes, and 1992-1997 by builders Wilshire Homes and Merit Homes. Overall, the subdivision is a fairly large one in South Austin (but is a lot smaller than Cherry Creek).
These residences in Tanglewood Forest range widely in size, from a bit over 750 sq. ft. to over 2,400 sq. ft of living space. Some of these homes have 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom, while others are 3/2, 4/2 or 4/2.5, and provide buyers with either single- or 2-story design choices.
Most homes in the neighborhood have 1-car or 2-car garages, but through the years some garages have been converted to provide more living space for owner/occupants. It is probable that a good mix of the homes have been updated or upgraded also.
Tanglewood Forest South Austin ♦ Amenities and Shopping
Homeowners and residents of Tanglewood Forest have many options for shopping and eating out. There are several major retail centers along W. Slaughter Ln., including Tanglewood Village at the intersection of W. Slaughter and Manchaca Rd., Shady Hollow Village at Brodie Ln., Southpark Meadows at IH-35, and the Escarpment Village in Circle C Ranch. There are a number of other options available along IH-35, on William Canon Dr., on Brodie Ln. (Sunset Valley), and on Mopac (Shops at Arbor Trails, e.g.). There are many small business establishments in the area also.
The City of Austin operates several public parks close to Tanglewood Forest. These provide a number of options for recreation and family outings. The largest of these parks are the Metro Park in Circle C Ranch and the Mary Moore Searight Park, both on W. Slaughter Ln.
Golfers can play the City of Austin's Roy Kizer, Jimmy Clay and Grey Rock golf courses, and also the Plum Creek Golf Club located in nearby Kyle, TX.
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and the Veloway (a rollerblading and bicycling track) both are located on the eastern edge of the large and nearby Circle C Ranch community.
Taxes, Utilities and the Tanglewood Forest Limited District
Tanglewood Forest is in the jurisdiction of the City of Austin. Taxes are levied by the Austin ISD, the City of Austin, Travis County, the Limited District, and some smaller entities. Taxes on properties in the subdivision during the 2015 tax year had a total tax rate of $2.48/$100 of assessed property value. The City of Austin provides these utilities for Tanglewood Forest residents: electricity, water, sewer, and solid waste pick-up.
The Tanglewood Forest neighborhood has no mandatory HOA and monthly dues, but it does have some restrictions. The neighborhood's primary amenity center features a community pool, playscape and playground, picnic tables, cinder walking trail and two tennis courts. Residents also have access to three other neighborhood parks -- Greenbriar Park, Howellwood Park and Lindshire Park (with a popular pond that is home to ducks and turtles).
Public Schools for Students ♦ Tanglewood Forest Subdivision
Students living in Tanglewood Forest attend public schools operated by the Austin Independent School District. Before purchasing a home in Tanglewood Forest, prospective homeowners should verify current school assignments with the Austin ISD.