Filled with mid-century homes built for veterans returning from WWII, these smaller homes are hidden behind Burnet Road and Anderson Lane. 

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Brentwood is bordered by Burnet Road on the West, Lamar on the east side, 45th Street on the south end, and Justin Lane on the north.  Just north of Brentwood is Crestview, a 1.2 square mile area bordered by Justin Lane on the south, Anderson Lane on the north, Lamar Boulevard on the east, and Burnet Road on the west.  Nearby Wooten is a triangular area bound by Anderson Lane on the south, Burnet Road on the west, and Highway 183 on the north and east.

Homes in Crestview, Brentwood & Wooten

Here you’ll find mostly two-bedroom, one-story bungalows with rectangular shapes that were bought by GIs returning from World War II. There are also many new construction homes being built here.      

About the Crestview neighborhood

This pleasant area is known for its established neighborhoods with tree-lined streets, charming small homes, and spacious lots.  With a mellow vibe, the area is a draw for families, creative types, and professionals alike.  In recent years this neighborhood has seen excellent appreciation.  In fact, Austin Monthly rated this the fifth hottest zip code in Austin in 2016. 

Technically Crestview and Brentwood are different neighborhoods.  Justin Lane divides the two areas, but they are adjacent to each other and share many similar qualities.  The nearby Wooten neighborhood offers similar homes at slightly lower prices. 

This neighborhood is moments from everything Austin has to offer and an easy commute to downtown and the University of Texas.  With the Crestview Light Rail Station on the east edge of the community, this is one of the few Central Austin neighborhoods with easy rail service into downtown.  

History of the neighborhood

Originally these neighborhoods were cotton and dairy farms on the outskirts of town with a fence dividing them where Justin Lane is today. This historic photo shows the intersection Justin Lane and Morrow as the neighborhood was being developed.  The Crestview Shopping Center was built in 1948 and remains a vibrant part of the neighborhood today.

Our favorite places in Crestview

  • Little Deli – for cherry pie and pizza
  • Threadgill’s  -- cooking and live music
  • Lala’s  -- for drinks at the place where it’s always Christmas 

Public schools in the Crestview attendance zone

Out and about in Crestview, Brentwood & Wooten

Crestview, Brentwood & Wooten Homes For Sale

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