The Top 10 epIQ Communities in Austin, Texas

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The Top 10 epIQ Communities in Austin, Texas

Jessica Lee · Nov 29, 2023

On ApartmentRatings, real renters have the ability to rate and review their apartment communities based on their experience touring and/or living in them. ApartmentRatings offers renters the ability to see what life is truly like at a community through a report card grade style format called epIQ. Every month we highlight a major city across the country and the communities that have the highest epIQ Grades in that city based on the feedback from the residents who live and/or have lived in those communities.

This month we’re highlighting the Top 10 epIQ communities in Austin, TX that have the highest epIQ Grades. If you’re moving to Austin, TX and are looking for apartments, check out these top 10 communities as rated by verified renters.

Griffis Lakeline Station – 13425 North FM 620, Austin, TX 7871

Interesting Feature: Access to a variety of local shops and groceries! Just a 5 minute drive from convenient stores like Best Buy and the Lakeline Mall or get all your house-hold needs from Target, Sam’s Club, HEB Plus, and H Mart right next door. 

Verified Resident Review: “Everyone at Griffis Lakeline goes above and beyond. Not once, in my five years here, have I had any problems. In addition, they keep the grounds beautiful, and well manicured. It has been a pleasure living here, and looking at other complexes in the near vicinity, I feel that I made a good choice when I moved here.”

The Royce at 8100 – 8100 W Anderson Mill Rd, Austin, TX 78729

Interesting Feature: A great sense of community with the array of amenities offered. Take your pup to the Dog Park to enjoy a day in the sun and swing by the Paw Spa after! Utilize the Picnic Area with BBQ grills or the Party Kitchen with Shuffleboard to mingle with your fellow residents.  

Verified Resident Review: “Very good management. Proactive communication and maintenance during winter storms and swimming pool maintenance during summer. Rent has been reduced and is much more competitive now. I upgraded to a 2 bedroom apartment and the transition was very smooth.”

Arbors at Tallwood – 8810 Tallwood Dr, Austin, TX 78759

Interesting Feature: Only minutes from some of the best shopping, dining, and entertainment destinations! With 4 local coffee shops nearby, 5 eateries like Estância Brazilian Steakhouse and 7 grocery markets including Costco and Whole Foods, this neighborhood can’t be beat! 

Verified Resident Review: “This is a gorgeous property in a beautiful neighborhood. Great schools close by. Tons of shopping options, near the Domain and perfect distance from downtown. Truly caring staff – office and maintenance both. Stellar service sets this property apart from others in this price range.”

Lexington Hills – 2430 Cromwell Circle, Austin, TX 78741

Interesting Feature: Close vicinity to a number of parks, trails, and nature visits! Check out the Colorado River Park Wildlife Sanctuary or take in the scenic trails at Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail – only a 10 minute drive away. 

Verified Resident Review: “I was pleasantly surprised about the community activities that are organized for the residents. With prompting but without pressure, residents are invited to the office several times in a month to enjoy a variety of events such as a delivery of fresh produce, donuts & coffee and burgers on the grill. These kinds of gatherings promote a family atmosphere.”

Bent Tree Apartments – 8405 Bent Tree Rd, Austin, TX 78759

Interesting Feature: A great location for cafes and delicious eats! Choose from over 15 local restaurants like Another Broken Egg Cafe or Ramen Tatsu-ya and save some room for dessert at Amy’s Ice Cream. 

Verified Resident Review: “I love the fact of easy access to anywhere in Austin. I have a very short trip to work, a fifteen minute drive. I enjoy the peace and quiet some background noise but nothing major to distract from the quietness. Very enjoyable here.”

Bridge at Heritage Woods – 12205 North Lamar Boulevard, Austin, TX 78753

Interesting Feature: Embrace the pinnacle of luxury living, offering an indoor spa with a waterfall, steam room, and cedar sauna! Grab some friends and throw a potluck in the clubhouse – including a kitchen, bar, and lounge area.

Verified Resident Review: “The management team has been exceptional, responding promptly to any inquiries or concerns. They’ve gone above and beyond to create a sense of community within the building, organizing events and creating spaces where residents can connect and build relationships. Location-wise, the apartment is situated in a vibrant neighborhood with easy access to shops, restaurants, and public transportation. It strikes the perfect balance between a bustling urban environment and a peaceful residential area. Overall, my experience in this apartment has exceeded my expectations. It’s not just a place to live; it’s a home that enhances my quality of life. I would highly recommend this apartment to anyone seeking a perfect blend of comfort, style, and community.”

Overture Domain Apartments – 3100 Kramer Lane, Austin, TX 78758

Interesting Feature: The perfect place for coffee aficionados! This location sits in the heart of over 15 coffee shops and cafes. Enjoy a warm cup of joe from Summer Moon Coffee or grab a quick bite to eat with your favorite latte from Cafe Java – both within a 10 minute drive! 

Verified Resident Review: “I am in my third year of living at Overture Domain. Moving here has been one of the best decisions I have made. This is a lovely place and one that I am proud to bring friends and family. The staff are responsive to our needs and do their best to create a warm and home-like experience. The activities and fitness classes are fun and so appropriate. I have made so many wonderful new friends and would recommend the Overture Domain to anyone.”

Bridge at Sweetwater – 2323 Wells Branch Pkwy, Austin, TX 78728

Interesting Feature: A fun-filled location residents rave about. Host an exciting happy-hour at Top Golf or plan a family-friendly trip to the Austin Aquarium – both just 15 minutes away! 

Verified Resident Review: “The Bridge at Sweetwater is a place I am proud to call home. It is in a great location. The property is kept clean and the yards well manicured. It is a quiet property where the residents are considerate of one another. The office staff and maintenance crew go above and beyond to keep this a top notch complex. They are all courteous, knowledgeable, professional and kind.”

The Park at Summers Grove – 2900 Century Park Boulevard, Austin, TX 78727

Interesting Feature: A stunning outdoor amenity sundeck that includes a picnic area, grilling stations, and a swimming pool! 

Verified Resident Review: “The Park at Summer’s Grove is a great community. The office staff and maintenance crew are amazing. The time that I have been living here, it has been great. It’s an amazing community of great people. They are always having events where we can get together and have fun. I will just say it’s a great place to be.”

Preserve at Wells Branch – 1773 Wells Branch Pkwy, Austin, TX 78728

Interesting Feature: They are pet friendly and offer a variety of amenities including a basketball court, playground, and billiards room as well as access to hiking trails and disc golf so you always have activities to choose from the comfort of your apartment home! 

Verified Resident Review: “Rent is reasonably priced for the area and the location is close to shopping and my job. The rental property and grounds are well maintained. I enjoy having nature trails nearby. Management has done a great job of quickly responding to any requests I have had.”


What is epIQ?
The “Experience & Performance Intelligence Quotient (epIQ) Index” is a single performance metric powered by verified ApartmentRatings reviews & SatisFacts surveys, designed to give renters a comprehensive and authentic understanding of what living at a community is like prior to signing a lease.

Presented in an easily understood letter grade report card format, the epIQ Index delivers the most authentic, relevant, and actionable resident experience and community performance data over a rolling 365 day period.

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