Welcome to Westlake
Find luxury and leisure in this bustling Austin suburb
Located just a mere six miles from the center of downtown Austin, Westlake (or West Lake Hills) is a highly sought-after community offering the best of Texas Hill Country. With stunning views, endless amenities, and luxury real estate opportunities, this neighborhood has quickly become one of the state's hottest residential destinations.
What to Love
- Excellent educational opportunities
- Prime access to all Hill Country has to offer
- Peaceful residential lifestyle
Westlake is your all-access pass to the best Texas has to offer. This bustling suburb boasts palatial, private homes for sale, rolling hills with scenic trails perfect for hiking and biking, and views for days. Whether you’re more into long, leisurely dinners out or spending secluded time in nature, Westlake is all about quality living, no matter your mood.
Throughout Westlake, you'll find that there's always something going on. The area perfectly blends peace and quiet with endless dining and unique shopping opportunities: a testament to the eclectic desires of its resi dents. For those who settle in Westlake, escaping the hustle and bustle of Austin (without sacrificing amenities and educational opportunities) is a key draw.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
There's no shortage of tasteful dining here in Westlake, and no matter what you're craving, it can be easy to find. In the mood for authentic French cuisine? Head to the Blue Dahlia Bistro
, where you'll find a tasteful menu filled with delightful crepes, egg white frittata, and many other European-style favorites. Blue Dahlia serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Craving braised beef short ribs or green curry? Sway's the place to be
! The fusion Thai restaurant is known for its large portions and family-style vibes. It can get quite busy come dinnertime, so if you're running a little late or don't want to wait for a table to open, making a reservation or taking advantage of curbside and delivery options can be beneficial.
Something about hanging out with a glass of wine while you indulge in a few slices of pizza is the perfect way to wind down. The Grove
is your all-American wine bar and kitchen, and it offers a lovely patio where you can have a few drinks, share some laughs, and choose between finger foods or one of the many featured items off their extensive menu.
Things to Do
When it comes to enjoying the wilderness, Wild Basin Preserve
is the place to be. The 227-acre area was Austin's first preserve and is filled with some of the most beautiful trails in all of Texas. Whether you choose to request a guided tour or feel like hiking yourself, you're sure to see some rare species like the Golden-cheeked Warbler. To best protect the area, pets are not allowed.
For a little smoother terrain, visit Rollingwood Park
and catch one of the local baseball or soccer games. Rollingwood Park offers a few different trails and is a great place to enjoy the sunshine while you picnic and relax.
Looking for a private yet social activity in the area? Austin Country Club
is your full-service recreational option. The club boasts superior amenities and has over 100 years of history and tradition. It overlooks the great city of Austin, giving you above-quality views, and hosts some of the biggest golf tournaments in the state.
Education is a top priority in Westlake, which is why the schools rank in some of the highest slots throughout the state.
- Bridgepoint Elementary - Grades K-5 - Ranked #11 out of over 4,600 public elementary schools in Texas.
- Westlake High School - Grades 9-12 - Ranked #4 out of over 1,700 public high schools in Texas.