Tarrytown / Pemberton / Old Enfield

A walkable, family-friendly neighborhood with unique community events and a rural charm, close to downtown Austin

Welcome to Tarrytown / Pemberton / Old Enfield

The Tarrytown, Pemberton, and Old Enfield region is one of Austin's most historic and beautiful neighborhoods. With its desirable waterfront proximity, lovely mansions, and lush gardens, it's no surprise that the area is one of the city's most popular places to live. It is located just west of downtown, offering residents a convenient location while still maintaining a sense of seclusion. It is known for its beautiful homes, which are on large lots with beautiful trees that are hundreds of years old. It is also home to several highly rated schools, making it an attractive option for families. The region has a variety of shopping and dining options, as well as easy access to outdoor recreation, parks, and trails. With its combination of convenience, luxury, and amenities, it's no wonder that the Tarrytown, Pemberton, and Old Enfield region is one of Austin's most popular neighborhoods.

Tarrytown is known for its beautiful waterside properties, some built as early as the 1920s. Today the neighborhood has a wide variety of architectural styles. Old Enfield is known for its historic, colonial-style homes boasting excellent views of the skyline as well as surrounding green spaces. Pemberton is an old established neighborhood known for its beautiful homes which span decades of various architectural styles. Many of these homes feature stunning views of downtown as well as the surrounding hills and valleys. The region is highly walkable, with plenty of parks and trails to explore. If you're looking for a peaceful place to call home, the Tarrytown, Pemberton, and Old Enfield region is definitely worth considering.


What to Love

  • Warm and welcoming, family-oriented community
  • Rural scenic landscape 
  • Close to downtown Austin
  • Incredible restaurants and shops 
  • Fun community events
  • Excellent schools


Local Lifestyle

The Tarrytown, Pemberton, and Old Enfield region is one of Austin's most prestigious and sought-after neighborhoods. Located on the shores of Lake Austin, the region offers stunning views, a relaxed lifestyle, and proximity to all the best that Austin has to offer. The area has a strong sense of community and residents enjoy a wide range of activities, including swimming, boating, fishing, biking, and hiking. It is also home to some of the city's best shopping and dining, as well as a variety of schools and parks. In addition, the area is just a short drive from downtown Austin, making it the perfect place to call home.


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The dining scene in the Tarrytown, Pemberton, and Old Enfield region is diverse and offers something for everyone. For those who crave Tex-Mex cuisine, Maudie's in Old Enfield is a local favorite. The restaurant has been serving delicious dishes for over 50 years and offers stunning views of Lake Austin. For something a little more refined, Tiny Boxwoods in Pemberton is an excellent choice. The restaurant features a seasonal menu that highlights the freshest ingredients from local farms and purveyors.

Polynesian-themed restaurant Hula Hut in Tarrytown is on the waterfront and provides a unique dining experience with live music and dancing. Mozarts Coffee in Tarrytown is located on the lake as well and is known for its spectacular Christmas lights display. It is the perfect place to grab a cup of coffee or a quick bite. The cafe features a full-service coffee bar as well as an outdoor patio overlooking Lake Austin.

If you're looking for a shopping destination that offers a little bit of everything, this region has much to offer. This charming neighborhood is home to a diverse mix of shops and boutiques, ranging from high-end retailers to local favorites. Estilo, located in between Tarrytown and Pemberton is one of the most popular shopping destinations in the area. This upscale retailer offers an array of designer fashion, jewelry, and home decor. Valentine’s is another must-visit shop in Pemberton. This local favorite specializes in modern women’s clothes, shoes, accessories, and more. Whether you're looking for a unique gift or just some retail therapy, the Tarrytown, Pemberton, and Old Enfield region has you covered.


Things to Do 

Deep Eddy Pool,in Old Enfield, is one of Austin's most beloved landmarks. The pool is spring-fed, which keeps the water clean and cool even on the hottest days. Deep Eddy is also home to a huge population of turtles, which are often seen sunning themselves on the rocks. Walsh Boat Landing in Tarrytown is another great spot for swimming, with a sandy beach and plenty of picnic tables.

Westwood Country Club, in Tarrytown, offers members access to an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, and a swim center. The club also has several dining options, including a casual grill and a fine-dining restaurant. The Annual Fourth of July Parade is a Tarrytown tradition. The parade features marching bands, vintage cars, and local businesses. Eeyore's Birthday Party is another popular event that takes place every year in Pease Park, and features live music, food vendors, and a parade of costumed characters. If you're looking for a historic and beautiful neighborhood to call home, the Tarrytown, Pemberton, and Old Enfield region is the perfect place for you.



The Tarrytown, Pemberton, and Old Enfield region is served by Austin Independent School District, whose mission is to give an all-inclusive educational experience that is first-rate, demanding, and visionary. It encourages all students to be responsible citizens and improve society.  

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