If you are looking for upscale living and easy access to other areas of Austin, look no further. Activities are abundant here. Tarrytown’s perimeter is located with 35th Street to the North, Enfield to the South, MoPac to the East, and Lake Austin to the West. This location gives residents the luxury of accessing a variety of businesses as well as popular local hangouts.


Tarrytown is anchored by two main shopping centers: Casis Village, built in 1952, by the Bryant family, and Tarrytown Shopping Center, developed by the Crusemann family in 1939, and now owned by Jeanne Crusemann Daniels. One of the first tenants in the shopping center is Tarrytown Pharmacy, a part of the community since its founding in 1941. During its 80 years in the neighborhood, and now located in the Casis Shopping Center, the pharmacy has been more than just a place to buy prescriptions. In addition to being a friendly place to pick up medication, you may also purchase cards and stationery, candles, giftware and jewelry crafted by local artists. Hearth and Soul delights with a variety of apparel, home decor and gifts. Estilo, a separate boutique each for men, women and children feature national and international designed clothing and accessories. For fine jewelry, L Majors Jewelers is one of the best.  In May 2023, Casis Shopping Center was sold and to a partnership between Austin-based Ivy Cos. and 35 South Capital. According to Roger Plourde, cofounder and managing partner of Ivy, the new owners plan to make renovations to the Center’s facade, landscaping and common areas. “Everyone involved has deep, Texas roots and a great respect for how important Casis Village is to the Tarrytown neighborhood and beyond,” stated John Morton, CEO of 35 South Capital.

Private Clubs

Within the area are two well loved private clubs, Westwood Country Club and Tarry House. Westwood Country Club, an 11-acre country club located on the Lake Austin Shoreline, was established over 50 years ago. Today, it offers its members swimming, tennis, and fitness facilities, as well as banquets and catering. Westwood prides itself on the emphasis it puts on family, and because of this there are plenty of activities for families and children. Members and visitors enjoy coming to relax in this tranquil, oak shaded setting. The other private club in this area is Tarry House. Established in 1960, Tarry House is nestled away in the shade and located in the heart of the neighborhood. It provides members with a pool, great food, and good service.


On a nice day, pack up some snacks and go to Reed Park or Mayfield Park with friends or family. Reed Park lies on 6 acres of lush grass. It is a wonderful place to unwind on a lazy afternoon. It has picnic tables, a swimming pool and wading pool. Due to its open space, it is great for morning boot camps, yoga, or just a place to throw the Frisbee with a friend or play fetch with a pet. Mayfield Park and Preserve, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, was given to the city of Austin by Mary Mayfield Gutsch for all to take pleasure in. With its peacocks, koi ponds, water lilies and 21 acres of footpaths and wildlife habitat, it is full of beauty. It is located next to Laguna Gloria, now home of the Contemporary Austin outdoor sculpture museum known for its unique experience of history, art, and nature. Visitors may view inside exhibitions, as well as the sculpture and gardens outside on the grounds that look out over Lake Austin. The grounds also feature a popular art school offering many types of art classes.


A number of cool local hangouts and restaurants take advantage of stunning lake views and even lake access. Examples of these include Hula Hut, Ables on the Lake, and Mozart’s Coffee Shop. In the Casis Shopping Center, Food! Food! serves up daily specials, sandwiches and soups to dine in or take away. The original Maudies to the south offers the best Mexican food and margaritas around and serves as a neighborhood hub. Cisco’s at Muny is another more hidden gem serving Mexican favorites where golfers and diners can enjoy migas, enchiladas or even burgers and hot dogs on the patio behind the driving range.


The West Austin Youth Association (WAYA) has athletics for all ages on their campus at Exposition and Enfield. West Austinites have enjoyed baseball, kickball, basketball and volleyball there for years. For golfers, there is the treasured Lions Municipal Golf Course, a public course that golf legends, Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite cut their teeth on. The course is currently owned by the University of Texas and is on the target list to sell. West Austin has mounted an extensive public campaign to keep the course as it is.


School assignments within Tarrytown neighborhood are Casis Elementary School, O. Henry Middle School, and Austin High School. Casis was completely rebuilt in 2021 and offers its students after school enrichment activities, such as Chess Club, Spanish Club, Robotics Club, Stage Song and Science Fair. All three schools have excellent academic programs. O’Henry is scheduled to be rebuilt in 2024-2025. Austin High has four outstanding Academies, one for Classical Studies, one for Design and Technology, one for Global Studies and one for Science and Innovation.


While many homeowners are trying to preserve the unique character and architecture of the homes here, many are still being torn down to replace with new construction. The location near downtown and on Lake Austin makes it an extremely popular neighborhood. Many of the homes here are sold by word of mouth making it particularly important to work with a neighborhood expert.

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