Westlake Oaks: A Luxurious Private Retreat
Located just off Bee Cave Road in west Austin, Westlake Oaks is an executive community with dense stands of oak trees on expansive private estates. Sundown Parkway provides access to these exclusive homes, located on large forested lots and offering the ultimate in luxury and privacy in lush natural surroundings. These luxurious properties come complete with a fourteen-acre common area with neighborhood stables, and regulation basketball and tennis courts are not unusual for these exclusive homes. Most homes in this area were built in the 1970’s and offer living spaces of 4000 square feet and up.
Secluded, Spacious Lots
Custom construction and spacious, airy rooms are the rule at Westlake Oaks. Most homes sit well back from the street on park-like treed lots, and solariums, outdoor living rooms, limestone patios and unique water features are commonplace features in this executive development. In-ground pools with adjacent lounge areas offer a private retreat for fun in the sun; outdoor hot tubs are available in some homes. With trees and green space offering natural barriers, each property offers seclusion and complete privacy; neighbors meet at the commonly shared stables to care for their horses or take a leisurely ride through the wooded greenbelt that runs through the community.
Custom, Luxurious Homes
Inside these opulent homes, custom cabinetry and luxurious touches are everywhere. Hardwood and Spanish tile floors predominate, while gourmet kitchens offer gorgeous polished granite or marble countertops and built-in stainless-steel appliances. Center islands and breakfast bars offer extra counter space for food preparation and a place for families to gather and discuss the day’s events. Exposed wood beams and vaulted ceilings give a warm natural glow to the spacious, open-plan living areas. Many homes feature game rooms, dens, and private offices, offering a little retreat for study, relaxation, and fun. Of course, walk-in closets are standard in the bedrooms, and some homes in this upscale community offer his and hers baths in the master suite. Some homes have elaborate exercise rooms featuring steam rooms and luxurious spas.
Excellent School District
Westlake Oaks is part of the highly-acclaimed Eanes Independent School District, allowing students the opportunity to attend Eanes Elementary School, which has received the highest rating possible from the Texas Education Agency. The Exemplary rating indicates that it provides students with an academically excellent grounding in their studies. Hill Country Middle School also has achieved the Exemplary rating, and instills in its students a sense of responsibility and pride in themselves while offering an academically superior educational experience. Westlake High School has achieved an Exemplary rating in addition to a number of other awards; Westlake was rated at number 52 in Newsweek’s 2008 listing of the top 1000 schools in the United States. Westlake High School consistently ranks in the top fifty of the College Boards Advanced Placement program. Westlake shines in high school athletics as well; its football team consistently competes at the State Championship level, and its baseball team has won two state championships. A number of former students at Westlake have gone on to compete professionally in the NFL and Major League Baseball. Westlake offers a wide array of extracurricular activities for its students, including its award-winning orchestra, theater, and marching band programs.
West Central Austin Convenience
Westlake Oaks offers easy access to the attractions of downtown Austin and its countless employment and entertainment opportunities. Its luxurious estates offer the ultimate in privacy, and numerous amenities provide the perfect retreat from the high-pressure world of corporate life. These unique and beautiful homes start at just under $1 million.
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