Pemberton Heights

This suburban community is exclusively residential. There are no stores, restaurants, or commercial businesses inside the borders of Pemberton Heights.


Welcome to Pemberton Heights

Tree-lined, centrally located neighborhood showcasing the best of Old Austin

Perfect landscaping, tree-lined streets, and regal homes are core characteristics of Pemberton Heights. As part of the Old West Austin Historic District, this neighborhood has an established and distinguished look and feel. It is situated north of Clarksville and east of Tarrytown. Pemberton Heights borders the MoPac Expressway to its west and North Lamar Boulevard to its east.

This suburban community is exclusively residential. There are no stores, restaurants, or commercial businesses inside the borders of Pemberton Heights. As a result, locals enjoy a sense of peace and serenity that is almost impossible to find elsewhere in Austin. Even though the immediate area is strictly residential, convenient shopping and top-tier dining are minutes away.

Homes in Pemberton Heights can accurately be described as stately and impressive. They are often two stories and have plentiful square footage. Because this neighborhood is highly sought-after, homes come with a premium price tag. Most properties start near $1.5 million, and prices can climb to the mid-millions.

What to Love

  • Centrally located (just minutes from Downtown Austin)
  • Part of Old West Austin Historic District
  • Exclusively residential area with stately homes and immaculate landscaping

People & Lifestyle

Pemberton Heights is an idyllic — almost storybook-like — neighborhood. It is a suburban oasis that is marvelous for anyone looking to escape the busyness of city life. The community environment is relaxed, tranquil, and private.

Families are especially fond of Pemberton Heights for its spacious homes, safety, and highly rated schools located nearby. It is almost impossible not to fall in love with this picturesque part of the Old West Austin Historic District.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Minutes outside of Pemberton Heights, you’ll find a wonderful selection of stores and restaurants. North Lamar Boulevard connects the neighborhood to top-rated establishments of all kinds.

Plan on running your weekly errands? Stock up on your favorite foods and beverages at three of the area’s closest grocery stores: Wheatsville Food Co-op, Rabbit Food Grocery, and Fresh Plus Grocery. Want to visit stores that are unique to this part of Austin? Make plans to browse the selection at Lo-Fi Vintage, Antone’s Record Shop, and Serendipity Bridal.

Exceptional restaurants surround Pemberton Heights. You can dine on the cuisine of your choice just minutes from the neighborhood. Locals especially enjoy the menu items at places such as Littlefield’s Tacos + Coffee, Musashino Sushi Dokoro, Cabo Bob’s, Dirty Martin’s Place, Bikkle Jamaican Restaurant, The Pizza Press (themed as a 1920s eatery), Hopfields, El Patio Restaurant, and Phoenician Resto Cafe.

Things to Do

When you’re looking to get out and about, there are wonderful things to do, see, and experience both in and around Pemberton Heights.

If you are looking to stay close to home, plan on venturing out to one of Pemberton Heights’s five parks. Hartford Triangle is the northernmost park situated just east of the expressway. Moving further south, you’ll be able to visit Wooldridge Triangle Park, Jarratt Triangle Park, and Harris Triangle Park. Want to take Fido along for the ride? At the 81-acre Shoal Creek Greenbelt, you can hike the various trails and stop by the well-maintained dog park.

Immediately outside of Pemberton Heights, you’ll encounter even more recreation and amusement. Tennis enthusiasts should make plans to play a few games at the Caswell Tennis Center. If volleyball or basketball is your sport of choice, check out Shoal Creek Volleyball Courts and Pease Basketball Court.


Pemberton Heights is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

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