West Lake Hills Homes for Sale
West Lake Hills – Austin TX is an affluent area located in Travis County, Texas. The city is 3.6 square miles of rolling hills and boasts nearly 2,000 upscale homes. The population of the area is around 3,000 residents, a rate that has grown about +3.6% since the year 2000. The most noted growth in Westlake real estate was around the 1970’s and ‘80s, but the population continues to grow. West Lake Hills Real Estate
The entire area falls within the Eanes Independent School District which is among the highest rated school districts in Texas. Eanes has won many awards in academic achievement and excellence for Texas Public Schools. Trinity Presbyterian School is also located in West Lake Hills. West Lake High School is well known for its upper ranking in education and list of other activities like football team, orchestra, band and theatre program. View Listings in West Lake Hills here.
There is no shortage of things to do, from all types of restaurants, attractions, and outdoor facilities. You can find various types of cuisine including the popular Izumi Sushi and Grill, Marye’s Gourmet Pizza, and Amy’s Ice-cream. Other attractions in the area include, Texas Military Forces Museums, The Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve and The Westbank Flower Market. The local website has all the important information and contact numbers residents and future residents would need; you can find everything from school information to online forms and ‘Sister City Projects.
Some history on West Lake Hills near HMY 360 and Bee Caves are some silos that once contained nuclear missiles. About a mile away from these missile silos is the command center for launching the missiles that is now a police training center. The silos were disassembled in 1966 but the can be seen on Google Maps across Bee Caves from Austin Ridge Bible Church.
The city of West Lake borders west of Lake Austin, east of HWY 360, north of Rollingwood and south of Bull Mountain. The city is west of downtown Austin and hosts some of the best Hill Country landscape with great views of the hills and lake. The easiest way to recognize West Lake Hill’s location is looking for the red and white communication towers along the city’s ridge line. View Homes in West Lake Hills here.