Welcome to Westlake Hills
An affluent Hill Country community with top schools.
Experience upscale living and a relaxed pace of life in Westlake Hills. This picture-perfect community is nestled in Austin’s Hill Country and offers some of the most luxurious homes in the area. With neighborhoods providing lakeside views and residences tucked into the nooks of the hillside, you’ll have a number of options to choose from when it comes to finding a home you will fall in love with.
Westlake Hills is somewhat of an undiscovered gem. The unexpected appeal of Westlake Hills lies in the quaint and serene atmosphere found throughout the neighborhoods. Westlake Hills is a popular destination for those seeking a sophisticated community to serve their lifestyle needs. Residents enjoy the family-friendly activities available in the area, and Westlake Hills is home to some of the best schools in the greater Austin area.
What to Love
- Top-rated schools
- Sophisticated and affluent atmosphere
- Access to a range of amenities
Life in Westlake Hills is enjoyable, close-knit, and sophisticated. The community spans four square miles and allows residents to get to know their neighbors in a manner not many other communities allow. Residents enjoy upscale homes that offer plenty of space and privacy. The community prides itself on having some of the best schools in the Austin area. Because of this, residents can look forward to a number of community events and boosters aimed at supporting the local schools. In true American fashion, Westlake Hills offers the type of community atmosphere that comes out to cheer on its high school football team every Friday night.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
In Westlake Hills, there are a number of upscale restaurants and entertainment establishments to enjoy. The shopping center, Davenport Village, is a popular destination because there are a number of shops and restaurants residents enjoy. This walkable shopping area is also a great place to enjoy the vibe of the community. Dining out on patio squares, watching people, and enjoying the beautiful Austin weather are just some fun activities available.
When it's time to get a great bite to eat, you'll have plenty of upscale restaurants in Westlake Hills. A popular destination is Jack Allen’s Kitchen. This upscale establishment has an expansive menu that boasts wonderful Texan flavors.
For a more casual outing, Blue Dahlia Bistro is another great place to stop by. Using organic and locally-sourced ingredients, the bistro offers a charming menu that reflects some of the best flavors of Austin. This bistro is also known for its superb hospitality and does a great job complementing the overall vibe felt throughout the greater Austin area.
For even more flavor and cultural immersion, Sway is a lovely Thai restaurant to experience. With traditional Thai dishes, diners enjoy a cozy meal with love and passion.
Things to Do
Throughout Westlake Hills, there are plenty of events and activities to enjoy at any time of the year. One of the most popular destinations for residents in Westlake Hills and the surrounding Austin area is the Austin Zoo. The Austin Zoo has a number of exhibits that draw out the inner child of all visitors. It's a great way to experience the magic of the animal kingdom while learning about the beautiful creatures and their habitats.
Barton Springs Pool is a great place to explore if you want to enjoy the outdoors. The pool is located within Zilker Park and is roughly three acres in size. This is the best destination to cool off and enjoy time with friends and family during the warmer months.
You can also enjoy the outdoors by planning a day trip to Mount Bonnell Trail. This beautiful trail is the highest point in Austin and gives you an amazing 360-degree view of the beautiful valley below. The picturesque lake and hillside landscaping below make the trek up the hill worth it. Another beautiful trail to explore is Sculpture Falls. This beautiful trail gives you some stunning views of the natural beauty in Austin, and it's a great way to get a good day of exercise. The trail is roughly 3.2 miles out and back and is a fairly decent hike for those wanting to get out and enjoy nature.
Finally, you can wrap up a wonderful evening out on the town by planning a date to Westlake Community Performing Arts Center. This performing arts center hosts a number of performances throughout the year and is a lovely way to experience the community's creative side.