The community of Westlake saw rapid expansion in the 1970s and 1980s, helping it become a well-known and sought-after Southwest Austin suburb. Riddled with luxurious neighborhoods and pricey, upper-class communities, the Austin-Westlake Community has also become a booming area for upper-middle class families who relocate for employment opportunities both in the vicinity of Austin and also within Westlake itself. Residents enjoy everything from highly rated schools to local parades and a vast assortment of activities to enjoy in the neighboring city.
This property is one of the finest modern estates in Austin, or Texas for that matter. World-renowned architect Peter Gluck masterfully set this home on over 4 acres in the heart of Westlake. The acreage surrounding the house and detached guest house encompass a peninsula affording complete privacy with level and 100% enjoyable land providing a perfect, unobstructed view of downtown Austin. A spectacular home surrounded by nature less than 10
Perched high upon a prominent cliff above Lady Bird Lake’s Red Bud Island, this absolutely stunning 9,990SQ FT, 6BR, 9BA Mediterranean home offers some of the most enviable views in all of Austin. Sumptuous mahogany floors, plaster walls, Carrera marble, high barreled ceilings, 4-FP & an amazing attention to detail – all sublimely tucked within 4.4 private, lushly-landscaped acres w/lake access.
This is "Bud's Place". Designed by Dick Clark FAIA, built by Jon Luce. This home has it all. An irreplaceable site with panoramic views of the Austin skyline and Lake Austin. Imagine 58' of floor to ceiling glass in the main living/dining/kitchen that slides away and opens to an outdoor oasis featuring the most breathtaking pool imaginable. Only the finest finishes too numerous to list. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own
Gated private cul-de- sac estate on 5 acres w Lake Austin access & boat dock. Furman + Kiel home features a separate 1 bdrm guest house w/ liv, kitchen, din & treehouse that sleeps 3. mahogany doors, eucalyptus cabinetry, 5 gas fireplaces & custom light fixtures. 2 covered outdoor liv areas w/ fireplaces, outdoor kitchen w/ commercial appliances,Neil Tuckett pool, tennis court w/ vintage stadium seating, 1 acre stocked pond, 200+
300 Laurel Valley is a 1 of a kind legacy property in Westlake Hills. This in-town ranch is 13 acres with a 5400 Sf. home built in 2001 and recently updated. The large rooms were planned with entertaining in mind with over-sized bedrooms as well. City/valley views on the upper portion and a private homestead along a wet weather creek and pond. The main understated entrance on Laurel Valley allows easy paved access to the home through a small
Remarkable Heyl Homes estate w/ David Bravo interiors. Looking for the home that truly has it all.....look no further! The perfect estate for a family who loves to entertain. 2 guest apartments, home theater, 2 story office, & more unbelievable amounts of storage. Cool 50's diner built in the lower level attached to the kids game room. Need a place to practice indoor volleyball or basketball?...well take a look at what we've got for that!
Located atop one of the highest points in Westlake Hills with unobstructed downtown Austin views, the Waterfall
House was built by Jon Luce & Dick Clark Architects with the utmost attention to detail & extraordinary perfection.
A seamless flowing floor plan integrates the outdoors by way of multiple walls of 10' steel & glass windows & doors that fully open to just over +/1000 SF of patio living, a negative edge pool/spa &
Stunning Modern design on 1.86 Acres in Westlake Hills designed by renowned Architect Bernardo Pozas. Features amazing views of Austin Skyline from almost every room, complete w/unique marble floors, dramatic floor to ceiling windows,custom cabinetry,Thermador chef's kitchen & Control 4 system.Open design w/ fabulous master suite, guest & office on main. Amazing heated pool w/ lap pool & waterfall.Huge bonus room overlooking
Spectacular Hacienda-inspired estate privately nestled on 8.7 acres. Thoughtfully designed by Charles Travis, AIA, Stewart Custom Homes then crafted the finest materials & finishes. Gracious floorplan perfectly assembled for effortless entertaining & luxurious living. Encompassed in scenic, panoramic views from virtually every room & window. Minutes to downtown Austin, restaurants, shopping & Austin’s premier Eanes ISD school
Last chance for a land opportunity like this in Eanes! 26.76 acres offering the ultimate in privacy, proximity, and possibility. This exclusive estate is especially suited for a family compound, retreat, and a multitude of other imaginative options. It also offers the potential to be Subdivided for Future Development or to fulfill an Estate Planning need. Exceptional convenience and access to Barton Creek, Westlake, Lakeway. Only minutes to
Located on a quiet cul-de-sac on a scenic hilltop in Westlake Hills overlooking downtown Austin is a stunning triumph of form and function. A Modern masterpiece of architectural design, low environmental impact, efficiency and durable sustainability. 360 degree infinity pool that serves as the central focus for all of the living spaces, and acts as a reflecting pool to the Austin skyline. Forward thinking elements integrated throughout the
Beautiful luxury home on sprawling 4 acre estate in the heart of Eanes ISD. Exclusive resort style residence makes up this very private entertainer’s dream. Perfect setting for outdoor living with expansive patios, two putting greens, volleyball court, heated deep-water pool and spa. Private Balcones Preserve cave lot with lighted walking trails. The designer home includes downtown views, ceiling to floor windows, a theater room, walk-in wine
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Westlake real estate listings vary from middle to ultra-upper class. According to recent U.S. census data, the median combined family income in West Lake Hills is $232,913, and home values vary depending on the neighborhood.
The average sale price among Westlake home listings is currently around $1,000,000, while the ritzier neighborhoods like Rivercrest and Rob Roy are significantly more expensive, featuring Lake Austin mansions and pristine, luxury neighborhoods. Real estate in the most exclusive Westlake neighborhoods can top $10,000,000.
The Eanes Independent School District is among the state's top school districts. The district serves around 8,000 students across six elementary schools, two middle schools and the high school that is nationally recognized by Newsweek magazine as #72 in the nation. Among teachers at Eanes district schools, 37% hold a master's degree or higher, and more than half have over 10 years of teaching experience (Eanesisd.net). In fact, seven of the nine campuses have been recognized as U.S. Blue Ribbon Schools.
Westlake is located along the south shore of Lake Austin on the edge of the Texas Hill Country. Residents of this area have the opportunity to enjoy the vast assortment of activities provided both within Westlake and in neighboring Austin. From world-famous musical festivals to luxury restaurants and wine bars, there is never a lack of things to do in the vicinity of Austin.
It's not uncommon for families to look for Westlake homes for sale because of job relocation and new career opportunities. Major sectors of employment include research and development, microelectronics, government sector jobs and the tech industry—including local corporate office branches of Facebook and Google. There is also the possibility to work in Austin's entertainment field, as there are multiple international music and film festivals that base out of the famous American city.
Residents of Westlake may also enjoy plenty of activities within the community itself. The city hosts multiple restaurants, including fine dining experiences, as well as shopping centers and state-of-the-art medical facilities. The community also provides annual parades and opportunities for civic-minded individuals to give back to their community.
Community sports are also available in Westlake and surrounding Austin, including the World Adult Kickball Association, the Austin Valkyries Women's Rugby Club, and the Austin Recreation Center that includes competitive tennis and skate parks for kids. If hitting fairways and greens is your thing, the Lost Creek Country Club and Austin Country Club are both located in the area. Both Westlake and the City of Austin will likely continue to grow in coming years, especially if the tech sector in the region continues to expand.
One final note: when searching for information about Westlake/West Lake Hills, be careful not to confuse it with the town of Westlake near Dallas/Fort Worth which shares the same name.
Westlake is bordered by Lake Austin to its north. Along it's banks you will find some of the finest luxury homes anywhere in Texas. It's a environmentally sensitive due to it's close proximity to the Edward's Aquifer and Barton Creek Watershed. There are many greenbelts, nature preserves and endangered species within the Westlake community.
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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from October 21st, 2017 at 12:15pm CDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.
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