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.
EXTREMELY RARE & BEAUTIFUL 128 ACRE EQUESTRIAN RANCH W/ 1+ MILES OF BARTON CREEK FRONTAGE, CUSTOM HOME, PANORAMIC VIEWS, SCENIC CANYONS, ABUNDANT WILDLIFE ALL WITHIN MINS OF DOWNTOWN. Ranch gates are located in the Barton Creek & Crystal Mountain neighborhoods this is truly a unique one-of-a-kind opportunity for a very special buyer looking for acreage, privacy, location and development potential. For those special few looking for the
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.
Gracing a private double lot three acre hilltop in the heart of the Westbank, 4433 River Garden Trail is the epitome of a classic French country estate. A spectacular panorama showcasing the curvature of Lake Austin, Mount Bonnell & the Austin skyline provides the setting for this truly exquisite property. Grand formal areas and welcoming living spaces throughout the home invite owners to entertain in large groups or gather for intimate
EXTREMELY RARE & BEAUTIFUL 45 +/- ACRE EQUESTRIAN RANCH BARTON CREEK FRONTAGE,
CUSTOM HOME, PANORAMIC VIEWS, SCENIC CANYONS, ABUNDANT WILDLIFE ALL WITHIN MINS OF DOWNTOWN. Crystal Mountain neighborhood is truly a unique one-of-a-kind opportunity for a very special buyer looking for acreage, privacy, location and development potential.
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+
Enchanting 2.5+ acre estate discreetly located adjacent to ACC. Designed/built by award-winning LaRue & Heyl. Convenient to Downtown, Lake Austin, & ABIA. Pass through the majestic iron gates to a world of abandonment where privacy & peacefulness abound. Idyllic pastoral grounds with colorful parterres envelop this inviting custom home. Warm & welcoming with elegant finishes & timeless architectural detail. Thoughtfully
Featuring an unobstructed view of Downtown Austin, this magnificent new construction provides ample living space indoors and out. The home boasts an expansive living & dining, Thermador chef’s kitchen , lounging den and fabulous master suite all with breathtaking views of the Austin skyline.
One of Austin's finest, largest & most private estates has hit the market. This home's floor plan is well thought out by local architect Jim LaRue. Generous size rooms include a gym, sauna, cigar room/wine cellar, w/ private entrance, media room & game room. A large kitchen is equipped w/ high end appliances & the finest counter tops All bedrooms have their own attached baths. A smart home controlled by numerous IPADS. Outdoor
Rare large tract of land on Westlake Drive offers many opportunities to build a large private estate or to develop into several home sites. Large trees, flat and sloped land and a seasonal creek offer privacy and great location! Very close to downtown yet located in the acclaimed Eanes ISD, this property is close to Lake Austin, schools, restaurants and shopping.
Regal Sanctuary. Private Palatial 5 acre Estate situated in a small Prestigious Gated Community. Commanding views of 5000 acre Barton Creek Preserve. Masterfully designed, Mediterranean Contemporary conveys Timeless Elegance with dramatic Indoor & Outdoor Living. Sprawling Manicured Grounds & Gardens, perfect for entertaining guests or intimate family gatherings. This generous level 5 acre lot has room to add Casita or stable. Highly
This stunning Dick Clark design is under construction with a projected completion date of Summer 2017. This sleek contemporary design has sweeping views of the Austin skyline and the Texas hill country. This home consists of 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, but has an option to add a bedroom and bathroom. This will be a one of a kind home and will be in high demand, so please contact me today to get more information on this home.
Engel & Volkers Austin
Looking to buy a house in Westlake? Feel free to contact us with any questions.
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.
The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from February 26th, 2017 at 3:16pm CST. 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.
All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.