Westlake Hills

Centrally located, Westlake Hills  makes for an incredibly nice commute when working in downtown Austin, or heading out to Lake Austin, or even Lake Travis.   Offering downtown skyline views from one direction, and Hill Country beauty in the opposite, Westlake Hills is quite a desired commodity in Austin Tx real estate! Combine this with gracefully designed homes and tree-covered lots, rolling hills and city ordinances that keep down the clutter of signs and shadows of high-rises, and you have one of the Austin’s most desired neighborhoods.

The City of West Lake Hills was founded and incorporated as a village in 1953, and is comprised of 2,560 acres (four square miles), approximately 1,000 homes and 200 businesses. From city waterfront to tight knit community, Westlake Hills is one of Austin’s most desired neighborhoods.  Though it is dubbed a ‘suburb’, it’s central location can rival any.

The city has its own city government and it’s school district is none other than the acclaimed Eanes ISD . Its easy proximity to MoPac and Loop 360 make Westlake Hills a seamless part of the Austin metro area. The Westlake Hills city limits begin a few blocks West of MoPac & Zilker Park.  For a detailed zoning map, and general overview of Westlake Hills area, click here.  The city also boasts its own fire department.

2009 saw strong continued activity in this area of Austin.  The following numbers are based on a map search of the described area, and recorded data as of January 2010.   The total number of sales came in at approximately 103 homes sold, and an average sales price in 2009 of approximately $930,000 for a 3,866 square foot home.  The high sale ranked at $5.5M for about 1400 square feet, and the low sale was recorded at $690,000 for 3,448 square feet.


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