Westlake, or as locals call it "Best Lake," also known as West Lake Hills, is an affluent area in the hill country just west of Downtown Austin. With its small-town living and around-the-corner access to the city, Westlake houses for sale have attracted Austinites seeking a close-knit community, amazing schools, development that preserves the environment, and a rural town feel.
With master-planned golf communities, and luxurious one-of-a-kind mansions overlooking rolling hills, it's little wonder Westlake has been recognized as a Gold-level Texas scenic city, for its natural beauty and public spaces.
Since its development in the mid-50s, locals of Westlake have enjoyed a lifestyle steeped in tradition; exemplified in the homes found here. Westlake real estate is some of the city's most expensive, and while there are neighborhoods like Westlake Village offering more diverse mid to high-range price points, the area is known for its regal homes and resort-style living.
From elegant and exclusive golf course communities, to breathtaking French country and equestrian estates, Italian villas and Colorado-inspired rustic mansions, Westlake houses for sale offer grand-scale amenities and oversized outdoor spaces.
Recreation And Lifestyle Near Westlake Properties
Named the most affluent community in the country by Forbes in 2011, the area is home to about 700 residents in several neighborhoods as well as Westlake Academy, an innovative public open-enrollment charter school.
West Lake properties and real estate is surrounded by many shopping and dining opportunities, from Southlake Town Square and Grapevine Mills Mall to restaurants offering some of the area's best dining options. There are family-friendly local attractions that range from several churches, classical music and a dinosaur exhibit, as well as many great parks and bike paths.
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