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Whispering Oaks NeighborhoodA definite sign that you are inside the Whispering Oaks subdivision in south Austin is the sudden preponderance of street names with the name “oaks”: Lazy Oaks, Twisted Oaks, Towering Oaks, Scenic Oaks, Hidden Oaks, and of course the street that shares the same name as the neighborhood. This is accessed from busy Westgate Boulevard, off of even busier William Cannon Drive, but once inside the subdivision, you’re removed from the traffic and within a quiet residential mix of both homeowners and renters.......Read more

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$198,497
7208 Southwind Dr - Austin, TX 78745

Bedrooms
3
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,124
Acres
0.18
Year Built
1971
$198,497
City: Austin
Status: Active
House in Whispering Oaks 02
3 br, 2 ba, 1,124 ft²
MLS® #: 7878031
Price:
$198,497
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
7878031
Sqft:
1,124
Acres:
0.18
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Whispering Oaks 02
Property Listed By:
Coldwell Banker United Realtor

This Is A Great One Story Home With Many Features That Surround This Area, Metro Bus, Bowling, Doctors, Shopping Etc... New On The Market! Great Whispering Oaks Home. Situated On Lovely Oak Treed Lot. Great Neighborhood With All The Comfort Of Home.

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$229,800
7204 Southwind Dr - Austin, TX 78745

Bedrooms
3
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,209
Acres
0.23
Year Built
1971
$229,800
City: Austin
Status: Pending - Taking Backups
House in Whispering Oaks 02
3 br, 2 ba, 1,209 ft²
MLS® #: 2594659
Price:
$229,800
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
2594659
Sqft:
1,209
Acres:
0.23
Status:
Pending - Taking Backups
Subdivision:
Whispering Oaks 02
Property Listed By:
Elias & Associates Realty

You Get It All With This Home. Live In One Of Austin's Most Desirable Neighborhoods, Very Close To Downtown, Grocery Stores, Shops, Mopac, William Cannon, And Enjoy Your Own Pool During The Summer Time!this Is An Extremely Cozy And Beautiful Home In The Heart Of 78745 Zip Code. The Home Has Been Completely Updated With A Patio Overlooking The Gorgeous Pool Surrounded By...

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$232,000
7101 Whispering Oaks Dr - Austin, TX 78745

Bedrooms
3
Baths
2
SQ. Feet
1,395
Acres
0.21
Year Built
1970
$232,000
City: Austin
Status: Pending - Taking Backups
House in Whispering Oaks 01
3 br, 2 ba, 1,395 ft²
MLS® #: 4401278
Price:
$232,000
City:
Austin
Beds:
3
Baths:
2
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
4401278
Sqft:
1,395
Acres:
0.21
Status:
Pending - Taking Backups
Subdivision:
Whispering Oaks 01
Property Listed By:
Realty Austin

Charming Single Story Home In Super Hot South Austin. This Home Features High Ceilings, Concrete Floors, And Mil Plan. Come Enjoy Evenings On The Front Porch Or Back Patio. Extended Porch Perfect For Entertaining Oversized Backyard With Fresh Sod And A Dog Run. Great Location Nestled Between Mopac And Ih35.

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$299,000
849 Acorn St - Giddings, TX 78942

Bedrooms
4
Baths
3
SQ. Feet
2,995
Acres
0.39
Year Built
1993
$299,000
City: Giddings
Status: Active
House in Whispering Oaks
4 br, 3 ba, 2,995 ft²
MLS® #: 1623245
Price:
$299,000
City:
Giddings
Beds:
4
Baths:
3
Type:
Residential
MLS® #:
1623245
Sqft:
2,995
Acres:
0.39
Status:
Active
Subdivision:
Whispering Oaks
Property Listed By:
One Austin Realty

Bring All Reasonable Offers! Rare Opportunity For A One Of A Kind Home In The Upscale Whispering Oaks On A Double Lot. Property Has It All, Including A Chef's Kitchen Loaded W/ Wood Cabinets & High End Appliances,double Ovens,butler Pantry,cooktop,& Dishwasher. Fantastic Open Layout W/ A Single Level Master And 2nd/3rd/4th Bedrooms. Home Lives Much Larger Than The Specs...

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Properties in Whispering Oaks

Whispering Oaks is bordered on the north by William Cannon Drive, Shiloh Drive and the Shiloh subdivision to the south, Westgate on the west and Manchaca Road on the east.

This is an established neighborhood marked by older homes, the vast majority built between 1970 and 1973, with another phase in the mid to late 70s. According to tax records, nearly all of these original homes are still standing. Whispering Oaks also boasts tall, large old shade trees throughout, and substantial front yards, with some homes along Whispering Oaks Drive and Hidden Oaks sitting on generously sized lots. Otherwise, the area seems to be dominated by smaller, one-story residences with one or two car garages and more modest yard space.

One noticeable characteristic of this area is that most every street is equipped with speed bumps, to deter drivers from rushing through. There are a number of families here with small children, so safety appears to be a concern. Signs posted prominently announce that this is an area with an active neighborhood watch program.

Generally this neighborhood is in good shape, and you can find homes that although nearing 40 years old are kept in good repair and are well-maintained. Unfortunately you will also encounter homes that are the opposite. A few seem to be in various states of disrepair. Occasionally you will find a home that has a broken garage door or is in need of some significant exterior upgrading, siding or paint. There also appear to be no rules against what can or cannot sit on a property, so as a result there are driveways or yards here cluttered with trailers, boats, non-working cars, garbage or other objects occupying a permanent position within the neighbors’ view. This is a big contrast to other close by neighborhoods where homeowners associations restrict this.

Whispering Oaks is minutes from major south Austin roads and extensive shopping and conveniences, a lot of which is just a short drive away at Westgate and William Cannon.

Children here attend Cunningham Elementary, which has been given an above average rating* of “Recognized” by the Texas Education Association. Covington Middle school earns a solid “Academically Acceptable” rating, while high school kids will attend Crockett High School, also deemed “Acceptable”, but also known as a nationally recognized “Blue Ribbon School”.

*In addition to completion and drop out rates, the Texas Education Agency rates area schools in part based on results from the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills Tests. When the percentage of passing students is 65% or above (45% or above in Math and Science) they gain Academically Acceptable status, 70-75% or above Recognized status, and 90% or above, Exemplary status.

Whispering Oaks Real Estate Stats 

  • Date Established: 1970s
  • Location: Zip code 78745, MLS Area 10S
  • Number of Homes: 332
  • Schools: Cunningham Elementary, Covington Middle, Crockett High

The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.

Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from April 19th, 2014 at 8:50am CDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

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