The Lakewood neighborhood is a desirable Northwest community located in the Austin Hill Country. The neighborhood sits next to another sought-after neighborhood in Jester Estates and surrounded by multiple parks and green space. Most of the homes in the community were built in the 70’s, but has it’s fair share of remodels and brand new custom homes throughout the community. Lakewood is located within 13 miles of both Downtown Austin (South) and Lake Travis (North) off of Hwy 360. Scroll Down to Read Our Lakewood Neighborhood Guide.
Lakewood Homes for Sale
Lakewood Neighborhood Map
Lakewood is located on Lakewood Boulevard off of Hwy 360. The community is across from Bull Creek Park and connects to the neighboring community of Jester Estates. The neighborhood is located between RM2222 and Spicewood Springs Road making it an easy commute to Lake Travis or to Downtown Austin. Explore other Northwest Austin neighborhoods in our Northwest Austin Neighborhood Guide. Scroll down to continue reading our Lakewood neighborhood guide.
Lakewood Zip Code
Lakewood is located in Northwest Austin’s 78750 zip code.
The Lakewood neighborhood was developed in the 1970’s. Homes in the community are nice sized (over 2,000 square feet) brick homes on well kept .125 acre lots. The community has a lot of mature treeing and offer spectacular views of the Texas Hill Country. The popular Bull Creek Park is located directly across from Hwy 360 from the neighborhood.
Average Lakewood Home
The average home in Northwest Austin’s Lakewood has the following profile:
- 4 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- 2,505 square feet
Lakewood Neighborhood Tour
Lakewood Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate in Northwest Austin’s Lakewood neighborhood is 1.9749% as of the 2022 tax year, down from 2.1767% as of the 2021 tax year.
Children who live in Northwest Austin’s Lakewood neighborhood are served by the Austin ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Hill Elementary - 8/10
- Murchison Middle - 5/10
- Anderson High - 6/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of September 2023. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
Lakewood Sold Data – What Lakewood Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Lakewood 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 Lakewood? How many homes are currently for sale in Lakewood? What’s the median sold price in Lakewood? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Lakewood? How’s the Lakewood market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Lakewood Sold Data Report.
Grocery Shopping Near Lakewood
The closest big chain grocery store to the Lakewood neighborhood is Randalls which is less than 3 miles away on the corner of Spicewood Springs Road and Mesa Drive. Whole Foods and Sam’s Club are 4 miles away in the Gateway Plaza and Costco and HEB are also close by near Braker Lane.
Things to Do Near Lakewood
Lakewood is a popular neighborhood for residents with kids because of its central location to most of Austin. If you’re into boating, fishing or swimming, the Lakewood Community is near the Lake Austin Boat Ramp off Hwy 360 and just a 13 mile drive to Lake Travis. You are also only 13 miles from Downtown Austin making it a convenient commute to any annual festivities or events in the city. Popular Bull Creek Park is located just across Hwy 360 from the Lakewood Neighborhood. Bull Creek is a 48 acre park with barbecue pits, basketball courts, a fishing pier and one of the most popular dog parks in Austin.
Places to Eat Near Lakewood
The Lakewood neighborhood is near several great restaurants. Within a 5 mile radius there are over 50 restaurants serving just about everything. Waterloo Icehouse is a casual restaurant with great food and the perfect place to relax with a drink and listen to live music. If you want Italian, look no further than Siena Ristorante Toccano. Siena combines authentic Tuscan cuisine with local and organic ingredients. County Line on the Lake is the perfect place to bring your out of town guests. The restaurant is inside an old lake lodge sitting on Lake Austin. Their large redwood deck is the perfect place eat great BBQ, enjoy a cocktail and take in the gorgeous lake views.
Coffee Near Lakewood
The closest coffee is Starbucks in the Randalls Grocery Store on Spicewood Springs Road. If you want a real treat, try Rise and Shine Bakery on RM2222 for a pastries, Kolaches and a extensive coffee menu.
Gyms Near Lakewood
If you like to exercise in the outdoors, Bull Creek Park is the perfect place for any outdoor activity. You can jog the 3.5 mile trail along Bull Creek or join a pick up game at the Bull Creek Basketball Courts. If you need a more organized workout, Anytime Fitness is near by on RM-2222 and Jester Blvd. You also have Gym One on Spicewood Springs Road which is becoming a local favorite for a lot of Lakewood residents. We hope you’ve enjoyed our Lakewood neighborhood guide.
Northwest Austin Realtor Specializing in Lakewood
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Northwest Austin Realtors specializing in Lakewood homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Lakewood, 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 Lakewood and Selling a Home in Lakewood.