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Westlake homes and the surrounding areas within the Eanes Independent School District are part of Austin’s illustrious western suburb officially known as the City of West Lake Hills. Westlake offers some of the most exclusive real estate in the Austin area, widely sought after for its proximity to excellent schools such as Westlake High School, known for its superb academic and athletic programs. Westlake is just a short drive from many major employers, including BazaarVoice, HomeAway, Google, Facebook, and various business centers. Many choose Westlake for its perfect blend of luxury homes and convenient location. Westlake residents enjoy short commute times, abundant shopping, fine dining, and a relaxing lifestyle in a community with a heavy emphasis on education.

Westlake Market Statistics

Residential Listings: 198
Average Size (Sq Ft): 4,375
Average Year Built: 1993
Average List Price: $1,785,359
Highest Price: $9,950,000
Lowest Price: $139,900
Average Price / Sq Ft: $391
Highest Price / Sq Ft: $3,552
Lowest Price / Sq Ft: $97

Note : Statistics represent residential listings only. Search all Westlake Real Estate Listings here.

Perhaps the main reason that many families choose Westlake over Austin’s other communities are the stellar schools in Eanes Independent School District. The flagship campus in Westlake is Westlake High School. In 2011 Westlake High School was ranked 72nd on Newsweek’s list of America’s Top High Schools. As the only high school in the Eanes district, Westlake High accomodates students from West Lake Hills, Rollingwood, and other communities in Southwest Austin.

Westlake High School is known for educational excellence, offering an extensive selection of advanced placement (AP) and specialized courses including graphic design, journalism, technical theater, orchestra, computer science, ASL, Chinese, human geography, and much more.Westlake High School also has a phenomenal selection of extracurricular programs, including a football program that was once home to current Saints quarterback Drew Brees.

Public schools in the Eanes ISD system include:

Residents of Westlake enjoy the beautiful rolling hills on the edge of the Texas Hill Country in West Austin. In Westlake, you’re never far from a lake, creek, greenbelt, or hiking trail. Westlake’s natural resources encompass some of the most prized undeveloped land, stunning views, and water recreation areas in all of Central Texas. Residents also enjoy a wide variety of shops at nearby Barton Creek Square Mall and the Hill Country Galleria. And when you’re feeling like a night out, Downtown Austin is just minutes away. With its great location in West Austin, Westlake homeowners enjoy a wide variety of amenities, not a one too far from home.

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As the name implies, Westlake if west of Lake Austin. It covers approximately 31 square miles and is a blend of urban community and natural beauty with winding roads through the hills revealing some of the best views in the area, yet it's only 10 minutes from downtown. Typically when someone says they live in Westlake, they're referring to the area geographically covered by the Eanes Independent School District.

Some of the homes in Westlake are 25 to 30 years old, and many of them have been renovated and expanded to meet the needs of today's buyers. There is also new construction available, and every type of architecture is represented: traditional homes, contemporary homes, Tuscan style, and everything in between. Prices range from $300,000.00 to the multimillions, with a few pockets of lower-priced homes and condominiums. There are properties secluded on hilltop acreage, and there are waterfront properties located on Lake Austin.

Contrary to popular myth, the Eanes School District has the lowest tax rate of any of the districts in the area. The Eanes District is rated exemplary by the Texas Board of Education, as are eight of the nine schools. Westlake High School is rated in the top 100 nationally by both Newsweek and US News and World Report magazines. For those desiring a private school education, there are many options in Westlake or within easy commuting distance.

Austin has two major shopping malls, and one of them, Barton Creek, is located in Westlake. The only Nordstrom's department store in Austin is located at this mall. The Village at Westlake shopping center is located at the intersection of Bee Caves Road and Capital of Texas Highway, and is home to small boutiques, restaurants, and what many people say is the best HEB grocery store in the state. All along Bee Caves road, residents will find restaurants, specialty shops, medical facilities, and other necessary services. Las Palomas serves interior Mexican food. For great Tex-Mex, head to Maudie's. Another local favorite is Texas Honey Ham, The Grove, and the iconic food trailers across the street are also favorite neighborhood spots. The Barton Creek Greenbelt is an urban oasis with many access points in Westlake. Westlake Beach is a favorite spot for school field trips and corporate events. Austin Country Club, which was founded in the 19th Century, is located here, as is Lost Creek Country Club. Barton Creek Country Club is nearby. All three provide golfing, tennis, dining, and social activities. When you combine the landscape, the people, the location, the schools, and the lifestyle, it's easy to see why Westlake is one of the premier areas in Austin.

The city of Westlake is a pristine, centrally located neighborhood. Residents with homes in Westlake have the luxury of a close proximity to both entertainment and outdoor recreation opportunities, while still having nearby Austin as an urban center. Westlake itself is located to the west of Lake Austin (hence the name) and features a wide variety of dining, entertainment, and healthcare options, as well as proximity to major Austin employers.

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