Westlake is one of the most desirable areas in the entire Austin area, sought-after for its luxury homes with proximity to Downtown. This high-end community is in the 78746 zip code of Travis County and the acclaimed Eanes ISD.

With an average build date of 1993, Westlake homes for sale range from 1970s bungalows to brand new estates that overlook the surrounding hill country and Lake Austin. With such a broad span of construction dates, architectural styles include traditional ranch, French country, modern, Mediterranean, and classic suburban. Exteriors are stone, brick, stucco, and concrete with shingle, tile, or metal roofs. Many homes are on small acreage sites while others are on standard-sized lots. Outdoor amenities include covered patios and porches, extensive decking, pools, spas, outdoor kitchens, and fire pits. Larger estates also offer guest cottages, workshops, greenhouses, and cabanas.

Most Westlake homes have spacious interiors that average 4,600 square feet with 3 to 7 bedrooms and 3 to 13 bathrooms. A good number of homes are in their original 1970s condition and are strong candidates for remodeling, while other well-established residences offer tasteful and desirable upgrades. Estate-sized homes have the high-end custom details that discerning buyers seek, from wine cellars and dumbwaiters to media rooms, all-suite rooms, sumptuous master retreats, and multiple living areas. Finishes are quality, ceilings soar, and windows are oversized and dramatic. The rolling hills that surround Lake Austin make for stunning views from decks and patios. From outside to indoors, these homes offer residents the finest in Austin living.

Westlake neighborhoods include Davenport Ranch, Terrace Mountain, Deer Creek, Las Lomas, Lost Creek, Westlake Park, Green Park, and The Greene at Toro Canyon. For a full listing of Westlake neighborhoods, please consult your Realty Austin agent. Westlake lots for sale are also available, ideal for building a new dream home close to all the action.

Westlake homes for sale enjoy a prime location that is close to outdoor recreation areas, world-class shopping, and fine and casual dining. For golf and tennis in an upscale environment, residents choose from numerous courses and clubs including Lost Creek Country Club, Austin Country Club, Lion’s Municipal Golf Course, and Barton Creek Resort and Spa. And while Westlake residents love their golf, they also love rugged outdoor recreation like hiking and cycling, which they enjoy at Barton Creek Greenbelt and Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve. Shopping enthusiasts have nearly unlimited choices between the charming boutiques on Bee Cave Road to the mall experience at Barton Creek Square and the open-air shops at Hill Country Galleria in nearby Bee Cave. This community is enviably close to one of Austin’s most beloved destinations, Zilker Metropolitan Park. Zilker Park not only offers acres of green space for music festivals and Frisbee-playing, but it’s also home to Zilker Botanical Garden and Barton Springs Pool. Cultural events and activities are never far away with The Long Center for the Performing Arts, ZACH Theatre, and Dougherty Arts Center.

Westlake residents who love water sports are in luck because this community is unbelievably close to Lake Austin for water skiing, boating, swimming, and fishing. While many Westlake homes have boat docks, others have access to numerous private and public boat slips and docks in the area.

Eanes ISD, highly-rated for providing outstanding education, serves the students of Westlake. Primary schools include Barton Creek Elementary (K-5), Eanes Elementary (PK-5), and Bridge Point Elementary School (K-5). Middle schools are Hill Country Middle (6-8) and West Ridge Middle School (6-8). Westlake High School (9-12) is the district’s only public high school, enjoying a superior reputation both in Austin and around the state. It’s unusual that any school excels in as many areas as this one does, with its excellent academic record, championship football program, and award-winning music program. Private schools include Trinity Episcopal School of Austin (K-8), Fusion Academy Austin (6-12), and St. Stephen’s Episcopal School (6-12).