About West Lake Hills Homes For Sale
West Lake Hills is a community located in West Austin known for the gorgeous homes built into the cliffs overlooking the western edge of the Colorado River. The real estate in this neighborhood is some of the most elite in all of Austin. The area draws in residents with its exquisitely constructed homes and by having some of the best schools in the city. If you’re looking for exclusive, top of the line real estate, look no further than West Lake Hills.
West Lake Hills
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West Lake Hills
History of The Area
A relatively newer community, West Lake Hills (also known as “Westlake”) was founded on September 9, 1953. Starting as an intimate community of 700 people, it remains rather small in population still with just over 3,100 residents. Citizens and elected officials of West Lake pride themselves on their dedication to preserving the rural environment and natural beauty of their neighborhood.
West Lake Hills Real Estate
West Lake Hills is the site of some of the most desired real estate in the Austin area. Homes in this neighborhood tend to be the most expensive in the area as well, due to their large floor plans, stunning yards, prime location, and unbeatable views of the city from the hilltop. Many families move to this location to take advantage of the good schools in Eanes Independent School District. Interested buyers will have their choice of houses built in the 1960s all the way up to modern construction. Apartment and condo seekers will find some upscale communities with resort style grounds and impressive amenities.
Events & Activities in the Area
Being a 5 to 10 minute drive to downtown allows those living in West Lake Hills to take advantage of all the entertainment and excitement in downtown Austin. The neighborhood itself is tucked away in its own corner of the city, like living in a luxurious part of the countryside. You’ll find some nice dining options in this neighborhood, such as Marye’s Gourmet Pizza and Izumi, a sushi grill with a signature Westlake Roll on the menu. A quick drive across the river also brings lots of options of cafes and eateries that have patio seating right on the water. For outdoor activities, in this neighborhood you’re not far from Bee Creek Reserve or the Zilker Botanical Gardens. You’ll also see many Austinites out on their boats in this section of the river. In addition, golf players will be happy to know that Lions Municipal Golf Course is just a few minutes away. If it’s unbeatable location, high class living, and beautiful surroundings you want, West Lake Hills is the perfect home for you. To find a home that is rich in style, space, and amenities begin your search in West Lake Hills, Austin TX.
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