Hot Homes: 5 stunning Downtown living spaces

Daydream with us as we take a peek inside some of the best Downtown living has to offer.

Floor-to-ceiling windows show a view of the Austin skyline behind them in this modern living room. In front of the windows, two gray couches sit in front of an abstract, natural wood coffee table. To the right, a dark gray textured wall contains a pane of glass.

The floor-to-ceiling windows in this penthouse at The Independent are a show-stopper.

Photo by Sophie Epton

Although we love every neighborhood in Austin, there’s just something about Downtown life.

Between waking up to the ATX skyline and living within walking distance to dozens of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks, living in the heart of the city comes with major perks.

Do a little daydreaming with us as we take a look inside five on-the-market apartments + condos in Downtown Austin.

The Austonian, 200 Congress Ave.

This luxury high rise near the 2nd Street District contains 40,000 sqft of residential amenities including a pool, game room, private spa, dog park, theater, and a 56-story-high floor fitness center with views on all sides.

Unit 25C | 2 bed, 2 bath | $10,000 per month
Every room in this fully furnished corner unit has views of Lady Bird Lake. The kitchen is outfitted with luxury appliances — including a six-burner Wolf range — and the apartment also contains electric window shades. Don’t miss the California closet, bathroom television, and balcony.

The Independent, 301 West Ave.

The Independent is nestled just adjacent to the Austin Central Library and the Seaholm District. The apartment complex also contains a gym and yoga studio, heated infinity pool, a movie theater, and dog washing station.

Unit 5203 | 3 bed, 4.5 bath | $45,000 per month
The Terrace Penthouse Residence occupies 4,500+ sqft on the 52nd floor of this Downtown tower. In addition to containing not one, but two custom closets, this unit contains a fitness room, a study, media room, and a 1,195-sqft terrace.

Unit 4103 | 2 bed, 2 bath | $8,500 per month
Just 10 floors down from the Terrace Penthouse Residence lies a fully furnished apartment designed by interior designer Carrie Livingston. The space features 17 floor-to-ceiling windows with a stunning view of Downtown, an office, and a walk-in closet.

Austin City Lofts, 800 W. 5th St.

On the corner of 5th Street and West Avenue, this condo complex is just a short walk from the 2nd Street District, Republic Square, and many other Downtown amenities. The building also contains a pool perfect for sweltering summer days.

Unit 1207 | 2 bed, 2 bath | $10,750 per month
This two-story penthouse also features two-story windows to fill your home with skyline views. The furnished home holds lots of charm, including exposed brick walls, wood floors, and a balcony.

The Waller, 1104 Sabine St.

Amenities at The Waller include a Jo’s Coffee on the ground floor, a 32-story-high penthouse lounge, a two-story fitness center, private yoga studio, two pools, and a dog park. The complex is also within walking distance of Waterloo Park and the many iconic venues of the Red River Cultural District.

Multiple units | 1-3 bed, 1-2.5 bath | $1,651-$9,500 per month
Although this luxury apartment complex is still under construction, the Waller is currently accepting pre-lease applications.

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