Old Southwest Homes & Real Estate - Reno, NV
Find the newest home listings in Old Southwest, Nevada today! The Old Southwest is one of the most sought after and desirable areas to live in Reno. It is known as the “apple of Reno’s eye”. Old Southwest is close to Downtown and Midtown and borders the Truckee River. The neighborhood then runs west of McCarran Blvd., and south to Plum Lane. The area has a small town neighborhood feel as residents walk and ride their bike to get around. This is a historic neighbourhood with homes in the area built between 1920 and 1960. The Old Southwest coined its name due to the number of older homes. For more information on real estate for sale in Old Southwest, Nevada, schedule a showing, call us today or send an email!
Homes For Sale in Old Southwest Reno, NV
The homes for sale in Old Southwest are varied from cottages to mansions that are intermixed throughout the streets. The yards are large and lined with matured trees and the neighborhoods are quiet and friendly.
Homes for sale in Old Southwest were built in the early 1900s and have undergone substantial renovations and upgrades over the years.There are several areas of mid-century modern homes where it is evident homeowners take pride in the historical preservation of their properties.
The prices of the homes depend on a variety of factors, such as size and condition of the home. The average price is between $320,000 and $450,000. There are also homes that have been sold for well over $1 million.
Old Southwest, Reno, Community Amenities
There are a handful of recreation areas and parks throughout the neighbourhood. Parks are within easy walking distance, such as Idlewild Park, one of the largest and most popular parks in the Old Southwest. Home to a duck pond, and sports activities like a pool and a skate park for the children. Next to the park, Truckee River is the ideal spot for a family day as they host activities throughout the year. Another major park in the area is Betsy Caughlin Donnelly Park, a 30 acre park. Families can take one of the walking trails or sit on the benches and soak up the majestic views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Popular restaurants are within walking distance. Not far is The Brewer’s Cabinet along California Avenue, among other restaurant establishments that serve up favorite comfort foods. Coffeebar on Mount Rose Street is popular with the locals. The Riverwalk District is home to some of the area’s best restaurants and shopping. Also nearby is Shopper’s Square, which has some of the smaller shops and restaurants.
Old Southwest, Reno, School Information
Old Southwest is located in the Washoe County School District. One of the schools in the district, Mount Rose Elementary School was built in 1912 and added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Huffaker Elementary School
980 Wheatland Road, Reno, NV
Pre-Kindergarten - Grade 6
Student Enrollment: 481
Elizabeth Lenz Elementary School
2500 Homeland Drive, Reno, NV
Pre-Kindergarten - Grade 6
Student Enrollment: 467
Edward L Pine Middle School
4800 Neil Road, Reno, NV
Grade 6 - Grade 8
Student Enrollment: 1,003
Damonte Ranch High School
10500 Rio Wrangler Parkway, Reno, NV
Grade 9 - Grade 12
Student Enrollment: 1,813
*Disclaimer: Always check with your local school district to confirm enrollment and attendance eligibility.