About Old Enfield
Old Enfield is one of Central Austin’s most historic neighborhoods. In the early 1900’s it was where the wealthy would go to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Driving around the neighborhood, you’ll still see some of these original mansions intermixed between smaller bungalows built in the 1950’s. This mishmash of well kept homes, mature landscaping and tree-lined streets adds to the the charm and visual appeal of Old Enfield.
Where is Old Enfield
Old Enfield is sandwiched between some of the most historic and sought-after neighborhoods in Austin: Tarrytown, Clarksville and Pemberton Heights. Just west of and a quick commute to UT, the neighborhood draws many professors and coaches. Its proximity to MoPac also makes commuting north and south fairly painless.
What to Do in Old Enfield
Old Enfield is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in Austin. Besides strolling the rolling streets and admiring the majestic homes throughout the neighborhood, you can check out some fantastic restaurants, boutique coffee shops, parks and green space. Old Enfield is a popular neighborhood among foodies with some of Austin’s finest restaurants just a few blocks from the neighborhood. Upscale dining options for dinner like Wink and Austin Land and Cattle and Galaxy Cafe for breakfast are popular. Old Enfield is also the perfect location to experience some of Austin’s more interesting events and festivals such as the annual celebration of Eeyore’s birthday and the highly touted Jazz Festival at Pease Park. Not only does Old Enfield offer you the best of Austin at your doorstep, you are also just minutes from the energy of the UT campus and the entertainment districts of downtown.