City of West Lake Hills

Thinking of moving to the City of West Lake Hills?

The City of West Lake Hills is located on the west side of Austin on the edge of the Hill Country. The city developed rapidly in the 1970s and 1980s with many luxury homes in the hills on the south side of the Colorado River.

West Lake Hills has a real community feel to it. There is plenty of shopping within the city, but maintains its rural aesthetics. The town covers 3.7 square miles, much of which is dedicated to parks and green space, most notably Wild Basin Wilderness Park, a stretch of rolling hills and forests in the city’s northwest corner.

West Lake Hills is also known as “Westlake”.

West Lake Hills Homes for Sale

Where is the City of West Lake Hills located?

West Lake is located west of Austin approximately north of  Bee Caves Road and east of Loop 360.  It is west of the City of Rollingwood.

City of West Lake Hills Home Styles

Lot sizes are generally larger in West Lake Hills, and larger lots allow for bigger houses. From estate sized homes, to standard sized homes with large yards, you will find a bit of variety here from the traditional styles of the 60’s, to ultra modern contemporaries, to Mediterranean flare. The landscape allows for a bit of diversity here. The larger lots also add rural appeal, because homes are generally not close together.

Local Fun in Westlake

For those that like to dine out, there is a good mix of restaurants in West Lake. There are also plenty of recreational centers and boat access to the lake. As mentioned earlier, there is green space preserved for hiking, and mountain biking.

City of West Lake Hills school district

The City of  West Lake Hills is located in the Eanes Independent School District.

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