Homes for Sale in Northwest Austin, TX
Northwest Austin is a fast growing area that has large master-planned developments, mid-sized suburban neighborhoods, and small, secluded micro-communities. Built along the sloping elevations, river fronts and greenbelts, Northwest Austin is the gateway to the scenic vistas of Texas Hill Country.
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Discover Northwest Austin Real Estate
Northwest Austin has many properties with spectacular views of downtown Austin, Texas Hill Country, and two of the Highland Lakes most active waterfronts, Lakes Austin and Travis. Many of the Northwest Austin homes for sale are on sizable, wooded lots, with many communities along the gently rolling hills surrounded by natural greenbelts. From sprawling Mediterranean style estates, ultra-contemporary with multi-level lofts opening onto roof decks capturing the views, updated mid-century modern cottages and spacious suburban ranch styles. As the city grew and new high-tech companies like Apple, Facebook, and Flextronics opened large campuses, the Northwest Austin real estate portfolios added many townhouses and condominiums.
Developers of Northwest Austin homes for sale took great care in preserving the natural surroundings which has resulted in the well thought-out placement of the communities. Wide streets stretch out under live oak, maple and cypress trees with pocket parks, playscapes and jogging trails incorporated into these neighborhoods making it very family friendly. Tiny neighborhoods have retained their appeal by keeping vintage 1960s bungalows but updating the interiors to be more energy efficient. In the master-planned communities of Northwest Austin real estate, the homes are built to take advantage of the sweeping vistas of the lakes and hills. The condos and townhouse communities are designed to be low maintenance in areas that are close to transportation, dining, and entertainment areas. Homes for sale in Northwest Austin are as diverse as the fields of wildflowers that grow along the banks of the Colorado River.
Growing families, empty nesters, urban singles and sportive seniors will find that Northwest Austin real estate has a home for available that checks off their must haves in location, style, size, and budget. Northwest Austin has combined the best qualities of suburban living with premier shopping, dining, and entertainment venues often associated with the downtown Austin area.
Amenities Near Northwest Austin, TX
Living outside is one of the unspoken core values of Austinites, and there is plenty of opportunity in Northwest Austin. Balcones, Great Hills, and Twin Creeks are full-service private country clubs offering championship 18-hole golf courses, tennis, aquatics and clubhouse dining. These areas are filled with great public parks maintained by the city of Austin and are hubs of neighborhood activities including flag football, disc golf, classes for all ages, public pools and summer camps.
The big draw for residents of Northwest Austin is the easy access to both Lake Travis and Lake Austin. Public access to water activities and a boat launch are located Emma Long Metropolitan Park on Lake Austin or Mansfield Dam Park on Lake Travis both about fifteen minutes from the northwest area.
There are three major shopping malls within Northwest Austin area with a combined total of over 300 shops, boutiques, cafes and entertainment venues. The Domain, Arboretum, and Lakeline Mall have household name stores like Dillard’s, Nordstrom’s and Apple with small local boutiques and even a weekly farmers market at Lakeline.
While East Austin and Downtown venues like Rainey Street are well known for their dining and nightlife, many of the famous Austin restaurants have opened locations in the ever-growing Northwest Austin area. Chuy’s, Kerbey Lane Café, Torchy’s Tacos and the world famous Alamo Draft House are popular local favorites. This area also has its own unique clubs, pubs, and bars such as NXNW Brew Pub, Baretto Kitchen & Cocktails, 77 degrees and the Rose Room, a tri-level nightclub that’s part of the new entertainment district Rock Rose north of the Domain.
Community Resources in Northwest Austin
Emergency Services: 911 for emergency
- Austin Police Department (Non-Emergency) - (512) 974-2000
- Fire- Austin Fire Dept – (512) 974-0130
- Travis County Animal Control—311
- Seton Northwest Hospital – 11113 Research Blvd. – (512) 324-6000
- Northwest Austin Civic Association - P.O. Box 26654 Austin, Texas 78755
- Electric: Austin Energy – (512) 494-9400
- Water: Austin Water – 512-972-0000
- Gas: Texas Gas Service – (800) 700-2443
- Cable Service & High-Speed Internet: AT&T Uverse – (800) 464-7928
- High-Speed Internet: Google Fiber high-speed internet - (844) 36-FIBER
- Trash: Texas Disposal Systems - (512) 421-1300
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The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.
Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from January 20th, 2018 at 8:36am CST. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.
All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.
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