Milwood | Austin TX
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Milwood Neighborhood: Milwood is a giant subdivision built by Milburn Homes from the late 1970s until the late 1990s. In consist of 1000s of homes spread out over several miles of Northwest Austin. Because the area is so big and spread out, Milwood has evolved into three distinct neighborhoods:
North Milwood (the area North of McNeil – 78729) is now known as Rattan Creek. Rattan Creek consists of approximately 2800 homes that are in the Round Rock School District (Deerpark Middle and McNeil High School), lies outside the Austin City Limits and is maintained by North Austin MUD #1.
Central Milwood is the area of Milwood South of McNeil Road and North of the Riata office park – 78727. It consists of approximately 670 homes in the RRISD (Canyon Vista Middle and Westwood High School) and is in the City of Austin.
South Milwood is the area South of Riata office park -78727- consisting of approximately 1600 homes. It falls within the Austin School District and is in the Austin City Limits.
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Milwood Homes: South Milwood was the first section Miburn built. Construction started in 1978 and finished up around 1984. Houses in this section range from about 1300 to 2600 square feet. Central Milwood was built in only two years, 1984-1985. It consists of a section of smaller garden style homes of approximately 800-1200 square feet and a section of standard sized lots with 1200-1800 square feet. The last section to be built was North Milwood which was built from 1984 until 1999. There are two sections of smaller ‘zero-lot-lines’ homes of 1100-1700 square feet and the standard lots being 1600-3400 square feet.
Milwood Amenities: North Milwood has two parks maintained by North Austin MUD#1. Rattan Creek Park is centrally located in the neighborhood and features a hike & bike trail and greenbelt, Jr. Olympic swimming pool that is open and heated in the Winter (home of the McNeil Maverick Swim Team and Hurricane Youth Swim Team), 4 tennis courts, community center, basketball and sand volleyball court, soccer field, multi-age playscapes, picnic tables and barbeque pits and two reservable covered pavilions. Robinson Park features multi-age playscapes, two soccer fields, walking trail, sand volleyball court and a picnic pavilion.
South Milwood has the 51 acre Balcones District Park with a basketball and volleyball court, playscape, picnic tables, barbeque pits, Balcones Pool and hiking trail with a Walnut Creek waterfall! South Milwood also features the centrally located Milwood Branch of the Austin Public Library. Besides library material it also offers free meeting space for the neighborhood. Nearby the library is the neighborhood Adelphi Acre community garden. For neighborhood youth the Balcones Youth Sports baseball and softball fields are less than a mile away.
Milwood Location: One of the greatest assets of Milwood is its proximity to Major employers, roads, restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Situated in the high-tech corridor between Parmer and 183, McNeil and Mopac, major East/West and North/South access is easy.
The neighborhood is surrounded by some of the biggest office parks in the city with major employers like Apple, Oracle, Accenture, Flextronics, Charles Schwab, Paypal and State Farm employing thousands. Many residents enjoy 5-10 minute commutes to their jobs -even during rush hour on rainy days!
Dozens of restaurants from casual to fine dining are nearby and Lakeline Mall, the Domain and Arboretum are only minutes away.