Glenlake is a luxury community of about 180 homes with beautiful hill country and Lake Austin views. Glenlake is most known for its relaxed, close-knit environment and very active home owner’s association. Membership is voluntary, but there are many benefits to the $100 annual fee. With several community events planned throughout the year, like the Halloween Hayride, Glenlake keeps its residents involved. Scroll Down to Read our Glenlake Neighborhood Guide.
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Glenlake Northwest Austin Neighborhood Map
Glenlake is located next to Austin’s River Place neighborhood. The main street is Glenlake Drive, which can be accessed from City Park Road. Explore other Northwest Austin neighborhoods in our Northwest Austin Neighborhood Guide. Scroll down to continue reading our Glenlake neighborhood guide.
Homes in Northwest Austin’s Glenlake neighborhood sit on substantial 2+ acre lots, so many of them are very private. Many of the homes feature panoramic hill country and Lake Austin views. You’ll find several architecturally stunning custom homes, making the neighborhood truly unique. Because each property is so different, it’s hard to make any statements as to the typical home other than to say they are usually well over 4,000 sq ft on 2+ acre lots with stunning views. This uniqueness is a lot of what Glenlake residents like.
Lots are on septic tanks, which eliminates the sewer fee. Though not within Austin City Limits, the neighborhood gets its electricity and some building code enforcement requirements from the City of Austin. Water is provided by LCRA and solid waste services are provided by Waste Management/Longhorn Disposal.
Glenlake Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate in Northwest Austin’s Glenlake neighborhood is 1.8502% as of the 2022 tax year, down from 1.991% as of the 2021 tax year.
Children who live in Northwest Austin’s Glenlake neighborhood are served by the Leander ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- River Place Elementary - 5/10
- Four Points Middle - 5/10
- Vandegrift High - 7/10
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.
Glenlake Neighborhood Tour
Glenlake Sold Data – What Glenlake Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Glenlake 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 Glenlake? How many homes are currently for sale in Glenlake? What’s the median sold price in Glenlake? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Glenlake? How’s the Glenlake market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Glenlake Sold Data Report.
Things to Do in Glenlake
Camp at Emma Long Park. Yes, it may sound weird that I would suggest you camp so close to your home, however, why drive out in the middle of nowhere when you can be at this beautiful camp site in 10 minutes? The kids will love to bring the boat to the lake (Emma Long has 2 boat ramps), play some volleyball at night and sleep under the stars. There are 46 tent sites and 20 are available with water and electricity hook ups.
Take your dog to the off leash park at Emma Long park. Your dog will love the chance to roam free. Take advantage of one of the few off leash dog parks around Austin.
Join a country club. River Place Country Club is a great family club. They have golf, tennis, dining, a fitness center, spa and pool. There is really something for everyone here.
Places to Eat in Glenlake
Ski Shores Cafe has a popular local hangout since 1954. Under new management, the look has changed a bit but it’s still a great place to have a drink or burger and take in the beautiful Lake Austin views. Thanks for reading our Glenlake neighborhood guide.
Northwest Austin Realtor Specializing in Glenlake
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Northwest Austin Realtors specializing in Glenlake homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Glenlake, 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 Glenlake and Selling a Home in Glenlake.