Old Enfield (Austin, TX)
By Jeff Harris, Selling Austin. Every Day
Originally part of the 350+ acre estate of former Governor Elisha Pease, Old Enfield began development in phases around 1916 in Austin, Texas.  Decendants of the Governor started the Enfield Development Co. to build homes west of Shoal Creek near downtown Austin and the University of Texas.   Both grand and more modest homes were built in the subdivisions and today these graceful properties are reminescent of an earlier, easier time.  Much restoration has taken place in the area and some of Austin's most significant residences stand here as a testament to those gentler decades.  The historic Pease mansion, completed in 1853 and also known as "Woodlawn", still anchors the neighborhood and has been restored on its remaining 4 acre parcel. Adjacent to Old Enfield are the historic neighborh...
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By Jessica Honegger
Quote: "Is there any place else to live in Austin? I can enjoy estate-style living but meet friends anywhere in the city in a moment. I love to spread out a blanket and read in Pease Park..." Old Enfield Resident, 14 years   Turn south off of busy 24th street and find yourself transported back in time in the Old Enfield Neighborhood. Historic colonial style homes rest side by side with quaint cottages built from 1910-1950 but with all the updates a modern home buyer expects. Old Enfield in December is a sight to behold with lights and sights that will delight children and the young at heart.  Proudly situated within short distances to Downtown, University, and Mopac access but with the feel of a forest enclave, Old Enfield beckons residents to stay for a lifetime.    The foundation of ...
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By Eric Bramlett
(Bramlett Residential)
Old Enfield is considered one of the older and more genteel neighborhoods in Austin, Texas. Just walk down the tree lined streets of this community and look at the beautiful colonial style historic houses in the area, and you're sure to be taken back to an earlier time, before computers and before Texas became famous for its oil. In fact, the neighborhood continues to hearken back to an earlier era.  Old Enfield offers a restful retreat in the center of Austin. Situated between 24th St and Enfield Road, west of Lamar Boulevard, Old Enfield offers some of the most beautiful restored mansions in the city. At the same time, though, newer construction homes are also available in the area. From homes that the back almost a hundred years, to homes that were built in the 1950s, Old Enfield of...
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