Northwest Austin Homes for Sale - Northwest Austin Real Estate, TX
Austin is located in central Texas less than 90 miles north of the city of San Antonio. This community is conveniently located near four major thruways including highways 183, 2222, 620 and 360, making travel to and from this primarily suburban community very simple.
Stretching for about 10 square miles, Northwest Austin's landscape is reflected in the identity of its neighborhoods with names like Great Hills, Steiner Ranch, River Place, Canyon Mesa, Oak Forest and Cypress Creek. Other communities include Windridge, Barrington Oaks, Jester Estates, Westminster Glen, Long Canyon, Hunter's Chase, Forest North, Balcones Woods, Mesa Park, Milwood, Balcones Village and Anderson Mill. Combined, these neighborhoods provide a refined family-oriented, cul-de-sac living type of community lifestyle. Real estate options consist of single-family detached homes for sale, estate properties, condominiums, townhouses and land lots, with prices varying depending on location.
The economy and employment opportunities within the community are influenced strongly by major companies such as Solectron, 3M and Apple. Students in grades K-12 are served by the Austin, Cedar Park and Round Rock school districts. The University of Texas, Austin Community College and Texas State University Round Rock Higher Education Center are less than a 20 minute drive away. The community also provides plenty of parks for public recreation and leisure, of which City Park is the most prominent. Golf enthusiasts can take advantage of the three outstanding local golf courses and clubs. More cultural and recreational activities are available nearby in other parts of the city.