The neighborhood of Lost Creek is located in Westlake, bordered by the Capital of Texas Highway to the east, Barton Creek to the south, and Bee Cave Road to the north. MoPac is easily accessible for the morning commutes, with downtown being only about six miles away. Development of the 750-acre neighborhood began in the ‘70s, with over 1,250 homes, most being built in the ‘70s and ‘80s. There are single and two-story homes, and many have been fully renovated with modern and transitional styles. It’s not uncommon for families to move within the neighborhood because they love living here and want to stay within the community.
The Lost Creek Country Club offers residents a laid-back club atmosphere. Golf can be enjoyed in one of the top courses in Austin. There are 16 tennis courts, three outdoor pools, a fitness facility with group classes, and a restaurant that offers a variety of options. There’s an active neighborhood association, which hosts various events throughout the year, such as our July 4th bash with an awesome fireworks show. There’s also a fall festival, and if you’re into clubs, there’s a mom’s club and the garden club.
Lost Creek attracts many families because of the highly acclaimed Eanes School District, which has received top state and national rankings. Students of the neighborhood attend Forest Trail Elementary, West Ridge Middle School, and Westlake High School. Eanes provides a wealth of resources, along with a wide variety of extracurricular activities for its students.
For recreation, Lost Creek is home to one of the most popular and beloved outdoor spaces, the Barton Creek Greenbelt. It runs from Lost Creek to Zilker Park and Ladybird Lake, providing over seven miles of trails for hiking, biking, swimming, and rock climbing. It addition, the neighborhood also has two parks, Boulder Trail Park and the Lost Creek Mud Park.
Residents of Westlake have many wonderful options for shopping and dining. Just five minutes away at the Village of Westlake, there’s an H-E-B for all your grocery needs, Mexican cuisine, such as Lupe Tortilla and Tacodeli, and for health enthusiasts, there’s Juice Land. The Barton Creek Square Mall, just up Capital of Texas Highway, offers anchor stores such as Nordstrom and a 14-screen movie theater. Heading east on Bee Cave Road you’ll find other options, such as Breed and Company, Randall’s Grocery, Pinkberry, and Trader Joe’s. And on the northern edge of the neighborhood is the Grove Wine Bar and Snap Kitchen.
Lost Creek really provides the best of both worlds for its residents. A hill-country lifestyle with wildlife, rolling hills, and scenic views, and a close-end location that’s minutes away from all this incredible city has to offer.