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Westwood Housing Market Trends
|# Listings||Average DOM||Average Price||Average $/SqFt||Median Price||Median $/SqFt||Average % Reduced|
|Sold Last 6 Months (Unlock Sold Listings)||7||32||$1,147,071||$388||$875,000||$381||3%|
*Westwood Market Stats are based on Austin MLS data as of February 24th, 2018 at 12:10pm CST.
Westwood is a large community of homes in Westlake, just west of Rollingwood. The neighborhood has easy access to Bee Cave Road. RM 2244 to the south, with 4 entrances including Bulian Lane, Westbrook Drive, Blueridge Trail, and Westwood Terrace. With a location just 5 miles from Downtown Austin in Travis County’s 78746 zip code, residents enjoy acclaimed Eanes ISD schools, proximity to Zilker Metropolitan Park and a neighborhood convenience center just outside their community.
Buyers of Westwood homes for sale find older homes, built in the 1960s to 1970s, which often are candidates for remodeling. These residences, ranging in size from 1,500 to 3,000 square feet, are a mix of 1-story ranch homes and multi-level contemporaries. With well-established landscaping and this prime location, these homes may be just what buyers are looking for in a renovation or DIY project. For others, they may find an older home that has already been updated saving new owners a lot of work and allowing them to enjoy their home right from the start.
Where is Westwood Austin TX?
Learn more about Westwood homes for sale. From Downtown Austin, take MoPac Expressway/TX-1 Loop S to Bee Cave Road. Turn right on Bee Cave Road entering the neighborhood at Bulian Lane, Westbrook Drive, Blueridge Trail, or Westwood Terrace. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, 14 miles away, has service to most US cities across the country.
Things to do near Westwood
Westwood homes for sale are within a half mile of West Woods Shopping Center. Randall’s grocery store, Jason’s Deli, Starbucks and a US Post Office make grabbing a bite to eat or running errands relatively easy. Outdoor activities and seasonal events are just over 2 miles away from Zilker Metropolitan Park. Residents enjoy hiking the Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail, visiting Zilker Botanical Garden, or taking the plunge into the chilly waters of Barton Springs Pool.
Eanes ISD serves students living in Westwood. Eanes Elementary (K-5), Hill Country Middle (6-8), and Westlake High (9-12) are the assigned schools for this community. Private school options include Trinity Episcopal School (K-8), Fusion Academy Austin (PK-K), and The Girl’s School of Austin (K-8).
Neighborhoods near Westwood Austin
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Westwood is located between MoPac and 360, also bordered by Bee Caves, Las Lomas, and Westlake Hills. It’s about 15 miles to the airport and about five miles west of downtown.
Westwood is in Old Westlake in the heart of Austin. It has a quaint community but yet urban feel. People are drawn here due to the beautiful tree-lined streets, location, schools, and lifestyle. It is a community of about 250 homes and the lot sizes average from about 1/3 to 1/2 acre.
The style of homes vary, from most being older, traditional ranch-style one-stories all the way to newer, modern and contemporary houses. Some homes have views of downtown or could have views with new construction.
Westwood has a great community feel. It’s an active neighborhood with a list-serve, book clubs, wine gatherings, and a Halloween party.
Eanes Elementary is located off Bee Caves Road and is one of the most unique campuses in Eanes ISD. It is said that coming to school at Eanes is like coming to school in a park. The outdoor campus promotes a healthy learning environment.
Westwood feeds into Hill Country Middle School which is located off of Walsh Tarlton. Westlake High School is located off West Bank and is ranked among the 100 Best High Schools in the country. Ninety-five percent of their graduating class continues on to college. Westlake football games are very popular and a lot of fun to attend.
Westwood is in a great location. It’s within walking distance to a lot of restaurants and West Bank Market. Nearby is a popular food trailer park, Midway. It has a lot of great food trailers, live music on certain nights, and a playscape for the kids.
A short drive away is Zilker Park, which is known for music festivals like ACL and Blues on the Green. Kayaking and paddle boarding is also available on Lady Bird Lake.
Lake Austin also has places where you can launch your boat, do some skiing or wake surfing and have a bite to eat at Hula Hut.