Major Austin Neighborhoods in Eanes ISD
published on April 18, 2012
Eanes Independent School District encompasses a beautiful stretch of land that encircles several large subdivisions in the Texas Hill Country on the border of Austin. Each neighborhood has the advantage of being part of one of the best school districts in the country, but they also have unique properties based on community character and proximity to businesses and attractions. (To view all homes for sale in Eanes ISD or by the schools in the district, click here.)
Barton Creek West
Barton Creek West is a quiet community of 398 homes located in the southwest hills of Austin. The community has amenities that include a junior Olympic swim center, playground, entertainment pool, and over 400 acres of protected greenbelt along Barton Creek. The greenbelt is populated by thick stands of native trees and plants that are habitat for many birds (including several endangered species) and wildlife. The major nearby roads include Bee Caves Rd to the north, Southwest Parkway to the south, Barton Creek Blvd to the east, and Hwy 71 to the west. Nearby attractions include Barton Creek Spa and Resort, The Shops at the Galleria, and Barton Creek Mall. As part of the Eanes Independent School District, the zoned schools include Barton Creek Elementary, West Ridge Middle School, and Westlake High School.
The subdivision features a variety of housing styles, sizes, and prices with a wide range of upscale properties, including single-family homes and luxury homes. Many homes feature luxurious amenities like outdoor swimming pools and patios with fireplaces that take advantage of the surrounding Hill Country views. The neighborhood is six miles from downtown, minutes from the Austin Country Club, the oldest golf course in Texas, and next to the Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve. It spans 227 acres and has more than two miles of trails that wind through the woodland and grassland. Another popular spot is Emma Long Metropolitan Park, which is about 3 miles from the neighborhood. The park spans more than 70 acres and is located on the shores of Lake Austin. It’s home to sand volleyball courts, camping and picnic areas, and a designated swimming area with men’s and women’s restrooms and showers. Residents also have access to Lake Austin, thanks to two boat ramps in the park. Near Davenport Ranch – just two miles away – sits Davenport Village, an upscale shopping center that’s home to more than 40 vendors. The prestigious schools zoned for the neighborhood include Bridge Point Elementary, Forest Trail Elementary, Hill Country Middle School, and the nationally recognized Westlake High School.
Lost Creek offers residents access to Eanes ISD, a superior public water system, hill country views, and homes priced from a mid-range tier and higher. Homeowners enjoy their own country club amenities with Lost Creek Country Club, located in the center of the neighborhood, with 16 tennis courts, three pools, and a large dining room. Zoned schools for Lost Creek include Forest Trail Elementary, West Ridge Middle School, and Westlake High School.
The Rob Roy subdivision is made up of several neighborhoods in the heart of West Lake Hills, nestled along a bend on Lake Austin between the lake and Capital of Texas Highway, just north of Bee Caves Road. Rob Roy offers a peaceful, impeccably maintained environment of elegant homes on estate size lots and breathtaking views of Lake Austin and the Hill Country. Rob Roy is one of Austin’s largest private residential neighborhoods, with vast green belts, mature trees, lush landscaping, and scenic Hill Country views. The neighborhood is 15 minutes from downtown, 10 minutes from schools and golf courses, and 20 minutes from Lake Travis. Rob Roy also has access to excellent shopping at Barton Creek Square Mall, the Hill Country Galleria, and The Village at West Lake Shopping Center. The magnificent Wild Basin Wilderness Park nature preserve, a 227-acre area ideal for hiking and biking, is just minutes away on the other side of Capital of Texas Highway. Schools for neighborhood children include Bridge Point, Forest Trail, and Barton Creek Elementary schools, West Ridge Middle School, and Westlake High School. Additionally, the nationally acclaimed St. Stephen’s Episcopal School is located just 3 miles away and draws students from throughout the area.
Folded into the heart of Texas Hill Country, Senna Hills is a well-maintained neighborhood that offers plenty of amenities for residents to enjoy. The area is bordered by Bee Caves Road on the south, which gives easy access to Loop 360, and is just 13 miles from Downtown Austin. The neighborhood is surrounded by rolling hills and plenty of green space, giving residents beautiful views of the area. The subdivision boasts about 350 single-family homes, many of which are situated on large lots. The neighborhood gives residents access to a variety of recreational opportunities. The Senna Hills amenity center features a large swimming pool and wading pool, basketball and tennis courts, and a play scape for children. Residents also have access to the walking trails that weave through the greenbelt. The award-winning Barton Creek course is just 3 miles away, and has been ranked by Golf World as the #1 Golf Resort in Texas. Nearby is Barton Creek Square Mall and The Shops at the Galleria. School zoning includes Barton Creek Elementary, West Ridge Middle School, and Westlake High School. There are also several private schools within a few miles, including St. Michael’s Catholic Academy, St. Gabriel’s Catholic School, Lake Hills Montessori, and The Children’s Center of Austin.
Seven Oaks is a West Austin neighborhood with 153 home sites, situated on estate size lots of one to six acres of land, that blends dramatic views of the Texas Hill Country with the convenience of proximity to downtown. Spectacular views and spacious homes with mature trees and beautiful landscaping characterize the charming Seven Oaks neighborhood. The neighborhood is located south of Lake Austin on Bee Caves Road, just 2.7 miles west of Loop 360 and three miles east of Highway 71. The luxurious homes are known for vaulted ceilings, casitas, and sparkling swimming pools situated in beautiful interior courtyards. Nearby is more than 1,000 acres of land on the Barton Creek Greenbelt that is perfect for hiking, biking, and just relaxing. The Barton Creek Resort and Spa is minutes away, as is the Emma Long Metropolitan Park. The park is one of the largest in the city and features several picnic facilities with barbeque pits, a basketball court, fishing pier, and more than 10 miles of hike and bike trails. For shopping, the Hill Country Galleria and Westlake Village are a short drive away and feature both large department stores and specialty shops. Youth in the neighborhood will attend Valley View Elementary, West Ridge Middle School, or Westlake High School.
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