Welcome to Clarksville
Victorian style merges with Main Street glamour in this quaint neighborhood
Founded in the early 1800s, Clarksville is rich with historical landmarks and stunning picturesque architecture. In 2022, the neighborhood was voted the best place to live in Austin, TX — and it's not hard to understand why. Clarksville is the kind of movie-perfect town you see on the big screens. The neighborhood offers a slice of paradise for everyone! From shopping to dining, entertainment, and more, the area blends modern-day trends with historical value and is adjacent to some of Austin's finest establishments.
What to Love
- The eclectic and urban setting
- Proximity to nightlife and entertainment, bordering downtown
- Accessibility via public transport, biking, and walking
Cozy and laidback only touch the surface of how richly divergent Clarksville is when it comes to a neighborhood setting. Being in the heart of Austin, everything is easily accessible, and you're right at the center of some of the best adventures throughout the city. Clarksville is seemingly the best of both worlds, meaning that whether you're looking to lounge around by Barton Springs Pools or have a few drinks at one of the local bars, or get out and be active on one of the many trails — you have access to all kinds of adventures and hobbies.
The neighborhood is friendly, open, quaint, and charming, with many walkable destinations.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
There's no shortage of fine dining when it comes to living in Clarksville, and Jeffrey's Steakhouse
is one of the best. The restaurant's menu is rich in flavor, and they offer full bar service to compliment your meal. Jeffrey's is the perfect place for celebrating, hosting private events, and when you're just looking to spoil yourself.
Looking for a new favorite place to grab brunch or a restaurant that feels like you're simply stopping by a friend's to catch up? Head on over to Josephine House
. The restaurant neighbors Jeffrey's and acts as a spin-off for the sistering establishment. Josephine's is located in a small blue cottage and provides a cozy atmosphere for all your dining desires.
Other great options include Cipollina
, a small bistro with delicious pizza and paninis, or Clark's Oyster Bar
. The oyster bar brings you fresh seafood, an open kitchen, and outside seating to enjoy those sunshine-filled days. Cipollina offers open space seating and is considered one of the most-loved Italian restaurants in Clarksville.
Things to Do
Clarksville is home to various recreational activities, and the parks are some of the best in all of Austin, Texas. Pease District Park
is one of the few public park locations you can take advantage of when you want to spend some time outdoors. From disc golf to art exhibits, the park is filled with activities for everyone.
For hiking, picnics, and playgrounds, you can head over to West Enfield Neighborhood Park
. The park is on the northern end of a greenbelt and features tennis courts, a swimming pool, and perfect green fields to play soccer. Many locals enjoy biking around the city, taking in the green views, and indulging in the warm weather throughout spring and summer.
Overall, Clarksville offers the perfect blend of outdoor activities with coffee shops, theaters, and arts.
Texas notably has some of the highest ranking schools all across the nation, and Clarksville proudly shines within the curriculum.
- Mathews Elementary - Grades K-5 - Ranked #421 out of 50,843 public elementary schools in America