Recent Listings in Castle Heights
Castle Heights, also known as Austin Avenue, is one of many beautiful subdivisions all throughout the city of Waco, Texas. Waco is located halfway between Austin and Dallas. The weather in the area is warm and humid most of the time. Winters are usually mild while summers can get a little hot. Places surrounding Castle Heights include Brookview, Beverly Hills, Richland Hills, Brazos and the Heart of Texas. Castle Heights real estate is situated right in-between US Route 84 and Interstate 35 giving residents easy access to both. Castle Heights homes differ from most other homes in Waco with its rich history, historical homes and popularity. The homes have their own charm to them.
There are all sorts of homes for sale in Castle Heights, from 1940’s bungalows to grandiose estates. One of the Castle Heights houses in particular is small, quaint, and adorable. There’s a fireplace to cozy up to when the winter time comes around. Even through the mild Waco winter, the fireplace will come in handy. Make memories roasting marshmallows by the fire and preparing the space for Santa’s grand entrance. This Castle Heights home also comes with built-ins, stainless steel appliances, and his and her closets. There is an office study, a den and hobby room, and a spacious dining area. The back opens up to a big green backyard and brick patio. This area is perfect for get-togethers and fun times with the family. If you love hosting, this is also a wonderful party area with plenty of space for tables, chairs, a grill, and more.
Castle Heights is Waco’s very first historic district on the National Register of Historic Places, as of 2009. The historical marker designates most of the area north of Austin Avenue, from Thirty-Third Street to Thirty-Ninth Street as historic. This includes the Cottonland Castle that gave the neighborhood its name. Cottonland Castle is an 1890’s Gothic stone structure on Austin Avenue, and it is the oldest structure in the city.
Drive a couple of blocks down the road to find a million-dollar home with antebellum architecture and a brick pathway leading up to the door. This gorgeous estate is a large front yard with modest plants lining the brick pathway and a fountain in the garden area. Step inside to a breathtaking home. The space is abounding, and the interior is dazzling. There are aqua tones throughout with touches of vintage wallpaper giving the home a personality of its own. There’s an indoor Jacuzzi and a personal-sized pool in the back yard. The backyard is massive with a courtyard, a gazebo with a fireplace, fountains, and a lighted patio. This elegant single family home sits on 0.8 acres at a bargain price.
When it’s time to step out of your Wonderland home and explore the city around you, there are dozens of options to entertain. Dozens of auto shops decorate the area, so have no fear when car troubles start knocking on your door. There are many specialty shops, as well as popular chains like Toys R Us, Target, Lowe’s Office Max, Family Dollar, Michael’s, CVS, and many other stores of every kind. The Castle Hills area is literally filled with every place you’ll need. Groceries, repairs, errands, splurge shopping, browsing, and any other kind of shopping can all be done within a few minutes of your home. For the splurge and/or spree shoppers, Richland Mall is only a five-minute drive down the road. You could even walk there if you’re up for it, on top of the laps you’ll make in the mall itself.
If you’re looking to get out and have some fun, but don’t want to go shopping, there’s plenty of interesting things to do nearby. Waco is home to Cameron Park, Cameron Park Zoo, Hawaiian Falls, Cottonwood Creek Golf Course, Starplex Cinemas, Regal Cinemas Jewel 16, the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, the Mammoth National Monument, dozens of parks, and much more. If you appreciate the art of history and science, check out the Mammoth National Monument where guided tours take you back in time to see fossils that have been kept in pristine condition, with bone in bed. Learn something today that you didn’t know yesterday. If you’re up for a bit of extra knowledge, dive into Texas’ history at the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and see what life was like in the history of the Texas Rangers law enforcement agency over the years. Those of you falling asleep at this point can head on over to the Cameron Park Zoo, Hawaiian Falls, or one of many parks in the area. Catch some fresh air and soak up the sun.
Castle Heights real estate is thriving and consistently sought-after. The convenience, beauty, and unique qualities this area possesses just can’t be found anywhere else. Rich history and new growth lie side-by-side in Castle Heights, complementing one another and attracting people from all over.cting people from all over.