Located just across Lake Austin, its hard to think of Rollingwood as its own city and not just another West Austin neighborhood. However, Rollingwood has been a city with its own fire, police, EMS and court system since 1955. In 2000, the city’s population was 1,403 and dropped in the 2005 estimate to 1,359 people. Because Rollingwood is only about 0.7 square miles, most residents identify with neighborhing West Lake Hills. Rollingwood is also located in the prestigious Eanes ISD, known for being one of the best school districts in the state. Scroll Down to Read our Rollingwood Neighborhood Guide.
Rollingwood Homes for Sale
Rollingwood Zip Code
Rollingwood is located in the 78746 zip code.
Rollingwood Neighborhood Guide – West Austin
When asked why they chose Rollingwood, most residents point to the mature landscaping, close knit and active community, exemplary schools and proximity to some of Austin’s best amenities. Even though Rollingwood is a smaller community with about 1500 residents, their city services are top notch. You won’t smell garbage in Rollingwood – they pick up twice a week!
Though originally developed in the 50s, many of the older homes have been extensively upgraded with modern appliances and features. So, if you’re looking for the conveniences of a new home in an established neighborhood, Rollingwood may be the place for you.
Rollingwood is bordered by Zilker Park and MoPac to the east, Bee Cave Road to the south, West Lake Hills to the west and Lake Austin to the north.
Homes in West Austin’s Rollingwood neighborhood were originally built in the 1950s, however most have been extensively remodeled and improved so you’ll get the benefits of an established neighborhood (mature landscaping, wider streets) with modern conveniences.
Most of the homes resemble their original outer character – one to two story brick homes, though some new construction has popped up in Rollingwood. You’ll find larger estates with spectacular views on Lake Austin with upwards of 5,000 sq ft of living space.
Average Rollingwood Home
The average home in Rollingwood, TX – West Austin has the following profile:
- 4 bedrooms
- 4 bathrooms
- 4,200 sq ft
Children who live in West Austin’s Rollingwood neighborhood are served by the exemplary Eanes ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Eanes Elementary - 9/10
- Hill Country Middle - 10/10
- Westlake High - 8/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of February 2024. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
Eanes ISD is regarded as the best school district in Austin. Consistently ranked as some of the top schools in the state, it is understandable why many of Austin’s residents desire to live in the Eanes School District.
Rollingwood Sold Data – What Rollingwood Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Rollingwood 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 Rollingwood? How many homes are currently for sale in Rollingwood? What’s the median sold price in Rollingwood? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Rollingwood? How’s the Rollingwood market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Rollingwood Sold Data Report.
Golf Near Rollingwood
Just across Lake Austin from Rollingwood, Lions Municipal Golf Course is the closest public course. With both a driving range and golf course, Lions is the place to go if you are a beginner to intermediate golfer who doesn’t want to fork over the money for a country club membership.
Things to Do in Rollingwood
Austin Science and Nature Center
A great (and free) activity for kids in Rollingwood. The Austin Science and Nature Center is a bit of an alternative zoo in that all the animals were unable to be rehabilitated and released into the wild, so they kept them there. Parking is easy and they also have plenty of indoor activities.
Hike at Zilker Nature Preserve
One of Austin’s many hiking trails, Zilker Nature Preserve is a favorite among Rollingwood residents. Just a few minutes drive from your home, you can be on the trail in minutes.
Rent a Boat at Zilker Park
For a fun afternoon, rent a kayak or canoe and spend the day on Lake Austin. You can rent them by the hour or for the day.
Places to Eat in Rollingwood
Though mostly known for their pizza, they also have pretty good pastas and salads. Located in Rollingwood Plaza, Pizza Nizza is a favorite not just among Rollingwood residents, but also Downtown and South Austin residents because of its easy access from MoPac. If you don’t feel like going out, they even deliver.
Serving Asian Fusion and Sushi, Bistro 88 in Rollingwood is a local favorite. Family owned and operated, Bistro 88 has been serving up sushi and other Asian inspired dishes to Rollingwood residents for over 10 years. When you’re in a sushi mood, try it for lunch or dinner and let us know what you think.
Coffee in Rollingwood
Trianon the Coffee Place
Another one of Austin’s many locally owned coffee shops, in fact the owners are Eanes parents. Located just north of Rollingwood, Trianon is best known for its iced coffee, but does have a pretty extensive food and drink menu. One of the very cool things about Trianon is they have a free conference room available for anyone to reserve.
Where to Work Out – Gyms Near Rollingwood
The Hills Fitness Center
Nestled at the start of Austin’s Hill Country, The Hills Fitness Center was recently named Austin’s Best Gym by Austin Fit magazine. With everything you could ask for in a gym – weight and cardio equipment, group fitness, personal training – The Hills Fitness Center has become one of Rollingwood residents’ favorite gyms.
Realtors Specializing in Rollingwood
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Realtors specializing in Rollingwood homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Rollingwood, 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 Rollingwood and Selling a Home in Rollingwood.