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.
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 & welcoming living spaces throughout the home invite owners to entertain in large groups or gather for intimate
The last grand view lot at the top of The Summit at Mt Larson sets the stage for a remarkable residence.The concept design featured here by the design+build group,Forsite Studio,shows how architecture can work with topo to capitalize views of the lake and the Austin skyline. A rare opportunity to build in this sought after enclave of 42 homes. Gated and surrounded by some of the finest homes in Eanes ISD. Plans by Cornerstone Group are also
Retreat home to this waterfront paradise on 300+’ of Lake Austin. Extensively updated by Dalgleish builders, creates the potential for a retreat for all; a main wing with three living areas, two dining and three bedrooms plus a guest wing with full living/dining/kitchen and three bedrooms. A backyard oasis hugs the lake with lush lawns, a pool and spa, and expansive outdoor living. Two docks and two slips included. Eanes ISD.
Lake Austin estate on a double lot with approximately 190' of waterfront! This contemporary home was remodeled by renowned architects Furman + Kiel in 2013 and includes the main house, 2 bedroom guest house and a boathouse. Beautifully appointed rooms open up to expansive outdoor entertaining space just steps from the water’s edge with covered patios, large flat backyard, pool and spa. Ideally located across from a preserve for ultimate privacy.
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!
Panoramic city and lake views abound in this fabulous estate resting on a hilltop in one of the most sought after neighborhoods in Westlake. Custom built the home was thoughtfully planned down to every last detail including state of the art kitchen, theater & game room, MIL suite with elevator, high end whole house Crestron system, huge office and many high end features and finishes. It's an entertainer's dream with 7 living areas, infinity
Waterhouse construction complete this summer! Lake Austin’s newest modern guesthouse, sits just 15' +/- from the Lake Austin shoreline. Serene and luxurious with a world-class design with two fully-equipped master suites. Enjoy dinner and drinks in the upper level family room and kitchen or a game of pool in the lower-level game room. Adjacent is a two-story boat dock complete with two boat slips with lifts, two jet-ski slips and a screened-in
Must experience this majestic, rare 9+acre property perched at the top of a hill and backing to preserve land in Westlake area~Downtown is ~10 mins away~Huge downtown & hill country views~Ultimate privacy~Unique character~Casual, classic home w/many updates~Stately study, gym, steam shower, beautiful owner suite~Private road leads to park-like grounds~Many mature oaks~Great opportunity to start over & build magnificent dream home w/few
Spectacular Hacienda-inspired estate privately nestled on 8.7 acres. Thoughtfully designed by Charles Travis, AIA, Stewart Custom Homes then crafted with the finest materials & finishes. Gracious layout perfectly assembled for effortless entertaining & luxurious living. Encompassed in scenic, panoramic views from virtually every room. Minutes to downtown Austin, restaurants, shopping & Austin’s premier Eanes ISD school district. The
Live like you're in the "country" yet you're within the city! 26.76 acres offering the ultimate in privacy, proximity, and possibility. This exclusive estate is one of the few remaining of it's size. Especially suited for a family compound, retreat, and a many of other imaginative options - Horses or Car enthusiasts, a helicopter pad to name a few! Potential to be Subdivided. Exceptional convenience to Barton Creek, Westlake, Lakeway.
Magnificent Estate nestled in the hills of Westlake on a private cul-de-sac. Set in a gated community with lake access & private boat dock. From the inviting grand entrance & open floor plan to more intimate living spaces, this home is perfect for both entertaining & quiet living. Includes exquisite master suite, spacious kitchen & butler's pantry, media room, game room, library, gym & sauna. Backyard oasis with infinity edge
Classic Carriage-Style Gated Estate~Westlake area~Nestled on 2.5+ acres~Backs to greenbelt~Intimate & Private Cul-de-Sac~Circular drive w/Fountain & Porte-Cochere~Masterpiece designed by Jim LaRue~Epitome of casual elegance & an entertainment paradise w/wine cellar, humidor, billiards room w/wet bar, home theater, gym & dry sauna~Gourmet kitchen & snazzy bar with built-in Argon wine unit~Outdoor paradise includes pool
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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 August 17th, 2018 at 9:02am 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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