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West Lake Hills
Located in the 78746 zip code, West Lake Hills is just 6 miles from downtown Austin. Developed on either side of Bee Cave Road between Capital of Texas Highway 360 and Mopac Expressway/TX-1 Loop, this community is 15 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The West Lake Hills neighborhood has large beautiful homes with mature trees lining the winding streets. The views are unmatched and invite you to get out in nature and enjoy the many great outdoor activities.
West Lake Hills residents enjoy a premium location with easy access to major shopping and entertainment opportunities. The community itself is large and offers casual eateries, and fine dining destinations. Quaint shopping intermixed with a mall and theater adds to the charm Barton Creek Square Mall is a quick 4-mile drive while Lions Municipal Golf Course is just 3 miles away. Residents drive 3 miles to Zilker Park where they soak up the sun, swim and fly kites, while Barton Creek Greenbelt is a 12 mile oasis for some of the best hiking, biking, rock climbing, kayaking and swimming. With Downtown Austin just a few miles away, residents have unlimited options for nightly live music, cultural events, festivals, and dining. Restaurants in the area include barbecue spot Country Line on the Hill, southwestern restaurant and bar Jack Allen’s Kitchen, and The Grove Wine Bar.
Westlake Austin, according to the Chamber of Commerce, is home to industries that include clean energy, technology and healthcare. The Westlake business community more specifically, includes companies like management consulting firm Accenture and tech giant Intel. The Hospital at Westlake Medical Center and Arise Austin Medical Center are both in the area, too, so medical professionals abound.
The highly touted Eanes ISD serves the students of West Lake Hills. Younger students attend Eanes Elementary (PK-5) and Forest Trails Elementary School (K-5). Older students attend Hill Country Middle (6-8) and West Ridge Middle (6-8) before moving to Westlake High School (9-12). The high school, consistently rated as one of the best in the country, is proud of its multiple state titles across several athletic programs. It’s true that everything its football field touches turns to gold, or at least NFL players, Super Bowl XLIV MVP and New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees being the most high-profile to date. Westlake High also has an award-winning band program, and superior academics. Private school options include a 1-mile drive to Trinity Episcopal School of Austin (K-8) and a 5-mile drive to St. Stephen’s Episcopal School (6-12).