West Lake Hills is a small suburb of Austin located west of Downtown and sits at the foot of the Texas Hill Country. Because of its location, you get the views of the hill country in one direction and the gorgeous Austin skyline and/or Lake Austin in the other. What else makes the West Lake Hills area one of the most desirable around Austin is the school district. The Eanes School district is one of the best and helps make West Lake Hills one of the most prestigious areas around Austin. Scroll Down to Read our West Lake Hills Neighborhood Guide.
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West Lake Hills TX Neighborhood Guide – West Austin
West Lake Hills is bordered by the Wild Basin Wilderness Park to the north, Lake Austin to east, The Rollingwood Community to the south and Highway 360 to the west.
West Lake Hills TX Zip Code
West Lake Hills is located in the 78746 zip code.
West Lake Hills Homes
The West Lake Hills community does have it’s fair share of apartments, condos and multifamily homes, but most of the community is made up of well kept single family homes built in the late 80’s and 90’s built on mature tree covered lots. The average home size is around 3,200 square feet and an average sales price of $800,000. Because West Lake Hills is not is Austin city proper, West Lake’s own city ordinances protects the community and it’s views to it’s own higher standards.
Average West Lake Hills Home
The average home in West Austin’s West Lake Hills neighborhood has the following profile:
- 4 bedrooms
- 4 bathrooms
- 3,300 sq ft
West Lake Hills Sold Data – What West Lake Hills Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in West Lake 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 West Lake Hills? How many homes are currently for sale in West Lake Hills? What’s the median sold price in West Lake Hills? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in West Lake Hills? How’s the West Lake Hills market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our West Lake Hills Sold Data Report.
West Lake Hills Schools
Children who live in West Austin’s West Lake Hills neighborhood are served by the prestigious 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.
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Golf in West Lake Hills
The closest golf course to West Lake is a short drive across Lake Austin to Lion’s Municipal Golf Course. Lion’s “Muni” has been around since 1934 and was of the most popular courses in Austin. It is a short course compared to today’s standards, but a very playable course.
Things to Do in West Lake Hills
Being in West Lake Hills you are a close proximity to the best of Austin. Being at the foot of the Texas Hill Country, you are surrounded by green space, hiking trails, rolling hills and a wildlife preserve. You are a short drive from popular Zilker Park, swimming at the Barton Springs Pool, boating on Lake Austin and the nightlife and entertainment of downtown. During the Fall you can enjoy the Friday Night Lights at one of the best high school football teams in Austin at West Lake High.
Places to Eat in West Lake Hills
Las Palomas established in 1983 as a family owned restaurant serving incredible cuisine from the interior of Mexico. Some say it’s the best kept secret in Austin. Bistro 88 has been serving upscale dining to Austinites for over 10 years. Bistro 88 is a Euro-Asian fusion restaurant serving steak, sushi, seafood and game. Hangtown Grill is in the Village of West Lake Shopping Center. Hangtown is a high quality family diner serving hamburgers, sandwiches, gourmet pizza and more.
Where to Work Out – Gyms Near West Lake Hills
Hills Fitness Center has been voted as one of Austin’s best gyms. The Hills integrates indoor and outdoor recreation and fitness on their 11 acre campus. Being a member, you have full use of their state of the art equipment and machines, heated indoor and outdoor pool, lighted fitness trails, basketball, volley ball courts, racquetball courts and more.
Realtors Specializing in West Lake Hills
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Realtors specializing in West Lake Hills homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in West Lake 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 West Lake Hills and Selling a Home in West Lake Hills.