West Lake Hills

West Lake Hills is one of the state’s more desirable neighborhoods, offering a range of homes for sale in Austin, Texas. Located just six miles from Downtown Austin, the properties here enjoy spectacular views of the hill country while retaining the breathtaking views of the Austin skyline and Lake Austin.

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“Located just six miles from Downtown Austin, the properties enjoy spectacular views of the hill country while retaining the breathtaking views of the Austin skyline and Lake Austin.”

West Lake Hills: Beautiful Luxury Homes for Sale in Austin, TX

On lots of up to five acres, the spacious and pristine homes of West Lake Hills are a perfect choice, whatever your preferred style of architecture. West Lake Hills is a beautiful neighborhood offering stunning Tuscan villa-style homes. The neighborhood also boasts a fantastic range of contemporary new homes for those looking to relocate in Austin. 

The Areas Around West Lake Hills 

West Lake is bordered by the picturesque Wild Basin Wilderness Park, Lake Austin, Rollingwood Community, and Highway 360. 

With 3,253 residents, West Lake Hills has a friendly neighborhood feel and is a thriving community. Established local neighborhoods include: 

  • Angelwylde

  • Cortona

  • Governors Hills

  • Parkstone

  • Treemont

All of these neighborhoods offer a variety of contemporary and classic houses for sale in Austin. The area falls under the 78746 zip code. 

The School District of West Lake Hills

The Eanes Independent School District is rated exceptionally high and is one of the reasons why West Lake Hills is an area of sought-after houses in Austin. Eanes ISD consists of several excellent schools: 

  • Eanes Elementary (PK-5) 

  • Forest Trails Elementary School (K-5)

  • Hill Country Middle (6-8) 

  • West Ridge Middle (6-8) 

  • Westlake High School (9-12)

Westlake High School is justifiably proud of its unrivaled academics, including its award-winning band program and athletic programs that have gained numerous state titles. 

A Premium Location for Sports and Recreation 

With its proximity to several major shopping areas and recreation activities, West Lake Hills is the perfect area for all those looking for a place to call home in Austin, Texas. 

Downtown Austin is a lively hub for cultural events, nightlife, and dining. The serene Bees Cave Preserve is perfect for walking, biking, and enjoying a relaxing stroll—ideal for all outdoor enthusiasts.

Red Bud Isle Park provides an oasis for canoeing and kayaking, while golf is just a few miles away at the Lion's Municipal Golf Course

For wildlife lovers, the Wild Basin Nature Reserve is a short drive away. Enjoy strolling along the hiking trails while discovering the native plant and wildlife species that flourish in the area. 

West Lake Hills Hospitals 

Property buyers can rest assured that The Hospital at Westlake Medical Center in West Lake Hills is one of Austin's top acute care facilities. The center offers top-quality traditional hospital care alongside high-tech diagnostic procedures and urgent care for emergencies. 

Trust the Experts When Searching for West Lake Homes

With decades of real estate experience, the professionals at Austin Luxury Realty are the go-to experts for finding you a perfectly priced property in West Lake Hills. So contact them and start searching for your new home today!


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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.

West Lake Hills Boundaries
West Lake is bordered by Wild Basin Wilderness Park, Lake Austin, Rollingwood Community, and Highway 360
West Lake Hills Regions
Austin - West - Travis County
3,253 Residents

West Lake Hills MLS Zip Codes
Homes are available in the 78746 zip code

West Lake Hills Neighborhoods
Angelwylde, Cortona, Governors Hills, Parkstone, Treemont

West Lake Hills Schools
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Elementary Schools: Eanes
Middle Schools: Hill County
High Schools: West Lake

West Lake Hills Sports/Rec
Lion’s Municipal Golf Course
Bee Caves Preserve
Red Bud Isle Park
Wild Basin Nature Reserve

West Lake Hills Hospitals
West Lake Medical Center