Northwest Hills

Northwest Hills is a community, developed between the 1960s and 1980s, is now a popular area for newcomers to begin their search for a home in Northwest Austin. Bounded by Far West Boulevard to the north and FM-222 on the south, the neighborhood is connected between RM-2222/Allandale Road and TX-1 Loop N, along Mesa Drive, in Travis County’s 78731 and 78759 zip codes. Northwest Hills, a community on the crest of Texas Hill Country, offers buyers a variety of home styles, sizes and price points. With Downtown Austin only 8 miles away, this neighborhood has it all. Buyers find Northwest Hills homes for sale in contemporary, traditional and ranch style floor plans with living space averaging over 2,700 square feet and 3-6 bedrooms layouts. Most homes have had interior renovations over the years with fresh paint, new kitchen appliances, and updated flooring. Not only gorgeous on the exterior with brick, stone, stucco or wood elevations but also, many of these Northwest Hills homes for sale sit terraced on hillside lots surrounded by mature trees, stone walls, natural landscape, and spectacular outdoor living areas. Even the more modest homes are elegant with views of the sunset or the city that take one’s breath away.

With a location just north of the Colorado River and Bright Leaf Preserve, Northwest Hills homes for sale are close to all kinds of outdoor activity both on land and in the water. Less than 5 miles from Loop 360 Boat Ramp, buyers of Northwest Hills access the Colorado River within 4 miles of their house. They hike and swim at Bull Creek District Park, less than 3 miles west on Lakewood Drive. HEB grocery store is 1.5 miles away providing picnic supplies for a hike to the top of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell, just 4 miles from this neighborhood.

Austin ISD serves students living in Northwest Hills. Highland Park or Doss Elementary (K-5), Lamar Middle or Murchison Middle School (6-8), and McCallum or Anderson High Schools (9-12) are the assigned schools for this community. Private school options include St. Theresa’s Catholic School (PK-8), Austin Jewish Academy (PK-6), and Paragon Prep (K-8).