Northwest Hills is another Austin neighborhood with a combination of large lots, proximity to many of Austin’s major employers and Downtown and a beautiful Hill Country setting without being out in the boonies. Residents enjoy the Northwest Hills retail space that is separated from the residential area with a green space buffer zone as it offers shopping and dining amenities closer to home. Scroll Down to Read our Northwest Hills Neighborhood Guide.
Northwest Hills Homes for Sale
Northwest Hills Austin Neighborhood Map
Northwest Hills is bordered by Far West Blvd, Mesa Drive, Spicewood Springs and MoPac. Explore other Northwest Austin neighborhoods in our Northwest Austin Neighborhood Guide.
Northwest Hills Zip Code
Northwest Hills is in Austin’s 78731 zip code.
Northwest Hills Homes
Built around the 1960s, homes in Northwest Austin’s Northwest Hills neighborhood are known for their open floor plans, large kitchens, Texas Hill Country views, limestone and brick houses, swimming pools (which are almost a staple) and well manicured lawns.
The newer, custom-built homes in Northwest Hills feature luxury amenities like polished concrete floors, outdoor living rooms and more living space. Some homes need remodeling and updating and some homes have already been remodeled. If you find one with a good layout that needs updating, you can make it what you want rather than paying for the previous home owner’s remodel, which likely doesn’t match your taste.
Average Northwest Hills Home
The average home in Northwest Austin’s Northwest Hills has the following profile:
- 4 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 2,600 sq ft
Northwest Hills Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate in Northwest Austin’s Northwest Hills neighborhood is 1.9749% as of the 2022 tax year, down from 2.1767% as of the 2021 tax year.
Northwest Hills Schools
Children who live in Northwest Austin’s Northwest Hills neighborhood are served by the Austin ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Doss Elementary - 7/10
- Murchison Middle - 5/10
- Anderson High - 6/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of November 2023. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
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Grocery Shopping in Northwest Hills
With an HEB located just south of Northwest Hills on Wood Hollow Drive and Far West Blvd and a Randalls just north on Mesa Drive grocery shopping couldn’t be easier.
Things to Do in Northwest Hills
Hike in Allen Park
One of the less known parks to hike in Austin, which Northwest Hills residents love. The hike is about 1 mile and don’t be surprised if you don’t see anyone the entire time you’re hiking. They even have picnic tables and BBQ pits, so you can also bring a lunch and make an afternoon of it.
Places to Eat in Northwest Hills
Went to Mirabelle recently for lunch and had a fabulous meal. Their Hawked salad is a local favorite. The bread they serve with it is to die for. Also tried the catfish and it is excellent as well. Looking forward to going back.
Musashino Sushi Dokoro
If you’re looking for good sushi and are willing to spend a few bucks to get it, you may want to head over to Musashino Sushi. Most rave about the freshness of the sushi and seafood. If you go on a Saturday night, be prepared to wait.
Where to Work Out – Gyms Near Northwest Hills
Most choose Gold’s Gym for what they offer for the price. With classes, cardio equipment, weights and child care included in your low monthly payment, its a no brainer for someone who’s looking for a little more than the basics for a fair price.
You’ll find Gym One north of Northwest Hills off MoPac. A locally owned Austin gym, they have everything you’ll need to get a good workout. If you need a jump start, they also have personal trainers that can help you accomplish your goals. Their memberships are month to month with no contract so you don’t have to worry about being locked into a membership.
Northwest Hills Sold Data – What Northwest Hills Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Northwest Hills and for how much? Where can I find pictures of homes that actually sold? How many days does it take to sell a home in Northwest Hills? How many homes are currently for sale in Northwest Hills? What’s the median sold price in Northwest Hills? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Northwest Hills? How’s the Northwest Hills market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Northwest Hills Sold Data Report.
Northwest Austin Realtor Specializing in Northwest Hills
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Northwest Austin Realtors specializing in Northwest Hills homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Northwest Hills, Rebecca and Raymond know the area well and have the experience and tools necessary to make your next real estate transaction stress free. For more info about who we are and how we work, check out Buying a Home in Northwest Hills and Selling a Home in Northwest Hills.