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Homes for Sale in Northwest Hills, Austin, TX

Northwest Hills is a picturesque suburban enclave in the northwestern corner of Austin, Texas.

The land was once the site of an old quarry, then developed by David Barrow Sr. and his brother Edward in the 1950s. The community is sometimes called “Far West” after its main thoroughfare, Far West Boulevard. It features long, winding streets that meander through rugged green spaces, creating a serene and natural atmosphere. It encompasses several subdivisions, including Vista West, Parkhill, Lakewood Park, North Cat Mountain, and more. You’ll find single-family homes with brick and limestone exteriors, spacious garages, and meticulously landscaped yards. Students and young professionals will love the availability of condos, townhouses, and apartment complexes. Northwest Hills has several bus lines and entry and exit points to the Mopac Expressway, offering a convenient alternative to the often congested Interstate 35.

COUNTRY VISTAS: Northwest Hills, Austin, TX, homes offer incredible views of the Texas Hill Country. Some back up to wooded canyons, creating opportunities for delightful wildlife sightings. Many enjoy views of lush protected forests in Bull Creek Preserve, which features sloped gorges and canopies of oak and Ashe juniper. You’ll also witness panoramic scenery if you get on a guided hike at the serene Bright Leaf Preserve, a 200-acre nature sanctuary. The calming and rejuvenating effect of these natural surroundings is priceless.

NEARBY AMENITIES: Northwest Hills neighborhood has a wealth of recreational options. The Dell Jewish Community Center is open to all and offers a year-round heated pool, a weight room, exercise classes, and summer camps. It is also home to Jewish schools and synagogues. The Westover Hills Club provides memberships, year-round tennis lessons, and a swim team, The Wild Orcas. There is also a seasonal community pool on Hart/Far West and a dog park on Bull Creek off Lakewood Drive. These amenities ensure an active and engaged living.

DINING & SHOPPING: The neighborhood hosts a variety of local and national businesses, stores, and restaurants. You’ll find an H-E-B, Randall’s, USPS, CVS, Reid’s Dry Cleaners, and two strip shopping centers. You’re also just a short drive from West Anderson Lane and Northcross Mall, which features a new, low-profile Walmart. The Domain or the Arboretum is only a 10-minute drive for more options. Nearby dining options include Kapatad Kitchen and Cafe, Biderman’s Deli, Mr. Gatti’s Pizza, Saffron Austin, 5280 Burger & Taphouse, Chez Zee American Bistro, and more. You’re amid convenience and culinary delights.

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Homes in Northwest Hills, Austin, TX

5 Real Estate Facts About Homes for Sale in Northwest Hills, Austin, TX

  • Most homes in Northwest Hills, Austin, TX, were constructed from the late 1960s through the 1970s, showcasing Colonial, Californian Ranch, and Texas Tuscan villa architectural styles.
  • If you’re looking for more modern luxury, newly built homes as recent as 2023 offer expanded living rooms and spacious outdoor living spaces.
  • The single-family residences of Northwest Hills range from $1.1 million to $3.2 million, with 2,400 to 3,700 square feet.
  • Home lots are generous in size and range between 0.23 to 0.58 acres.
  • Condos and townhouses range from $230,000 to $595,000, with easy-to-maintain floorplans measuring 871 to 1,700 square feet.
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Northwest Hills, Austin, TX Map

MoPac Expressway lines the eastern borders of Northwest Hills, and Mesa Dr is to the west. RM 2222 outlines the southern perimeters, while Spicewood Springs Rd is to the north.

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Things to do Around Northwest Hills

Stillhouse Hollow Nature Preserve

A paved trail takes you through a landscape of moss-covered junipers leading to a scenic overlook.

Allen Park

A 10-acre oasis with picnic tables and trails set against the backdrop of the Downtown skyline.

Austin Country Club

This family-oriented social club features a challenging golf course designed by Pete Dye that will test your golfing skills.

Austin Galleries

Their collection features 19th-century original oil paintings, contemporary abstracts, fine arts, antiques, and prints.


Schools near Northwest Hills

School NameGradesAdmission
Doss Elementary SchoolK - 5Public
Murchison Middle School6 - 8Public
Anderson High School9 - 12Public
St. Theresa's Catholic SchoolK - 8Private
Austin Jewish AcademyK - 8Private
Magellan International SchoolK - 12Private