Northwest Austin Homes for Sale or Rent

Found just 20 minutes north of downtown, Northwest Austin provides some of the city's most quiet, calm, and relaxing suburban experiences. The area has long been referred to as Austin's most scenic area, and it's no wonder why with its rolling hills, flowing wild grass, towering trees, and native Texas wildflowers popping up throughout this northern landscape. It's difficult to avoid getting a gorgeous hill country view, no matter where you are! Explore all Northwest Austin homes for sale, homes for rent, and real estate listings below. Or keep reading about Northwest Austin.

Overview of Northwest Austin

Northwest Austin homes range in price and styles, with more expensive Traditional and European inspired houses located further from Austin's city center. Traditional houses and low rise condos built in the 70s, 80s, and 90s are found as they get closer to downtown. With prices ranging from the low 200,000s up to the tens of millions, homes for sale in Northwest Austin truly do offer some of the city's most beautifully diverse living experiences.

Thanks to its proximity to Downtown Austin, living in Northwest Austin can be perfect for mature students, young or established families, and working professionals. With Loop 1 running directly into the city center, these properties are positioned perfectly, nestled between Austin's famous hills and the business epicenter of the city. Older students will love being only 15 minutes from campus, out of sight and out of mind of the younger crowds of East Austin or Southwest Austin. Many area professionals have also built careers with locally stationed companies such as Texas Instruments, Apple and Visa, just steps from the front door. For those braving the commute to Austin's core, there is a light rail train system between Northwest and Downtown, as well as convenient highway access.

As if the lush green scenery and hill county settings weren't enough, Northwest Austin is a quick 20 minute drive west to Lake Travis, where locals enjoy some of the best fishing, swimming, and water sports available in the region!

Parents looking to enroll their children in local schools will be overjoyed to find that Northwest Austin has some of the most highly acclaimed public schools in the city. The most notable options are Hill and Pillow for elementary children, Murchison and Canyon Vista for middle school kids, and Anderson High for the high school crowd.

Shopping & Entertainment

There's also a variety of incredible shopping experiences for those seeking to find more than just a home in Northwest Austin! One of the crown jewels of the area is the extremely popular and modern luxury shopping mall, The Domain, boasting over 70 specialty stores such as Burberry, Tiffany & Co., and Barney's New York. This 1.3 million square foot facility also sports fine dining, leased space for local businesses, and loft-style apartments. For a more humble and classic shopping destination, residents of Northwest Austin are welcome to visit nearby Lakeline Mall or the Arboretum Shopping Center for routine daily purchases.

Locals can also find a selection of prestigious country clubs near Northwest Austin. While there are many fantastic options, such as Crystal Falls, Cowan Creek, or Legacy Hills, there are two famous courses that exist in the area. The Spicewood Golf Course at Balcones Country Club offers 18-holes of world-class golf, along with tennis courts, swimming pools, and catered fine dining.

If you're looking for a quiet and relaxing alternative to Austin's surrounding suburbs, buying or renting in Northwest Austin should be at the top of your list. With a wealth of fantastic amenities, a strong sense of security, and the most revered natural setting in the city, Northwest Austin gives residents the opportunity to work hard and play harder.

Nearby Schools

Data by GreatSchools.org
Rating
Name
Address
Grades
Type
District
9500 McNeil Drive, Austin, TX 78750
9-12
public
Leander Independent School District
9700 McNeil Drive, Austin, TX 78750
6-8
public
Leander Independent School District
8403 Mesa Drive, Austin, TX 78759
9-12
public
Austin Independent School District
7005 Northledge Drive, Austin, TX 78731
K-5
public
Austin Independent School District
4900 Fairview Drive, Austin, TX 78731
PK-5
public
Austin Independent School District
8601 Tallwood Drive, Austin, TX 78759
PK-5
public
Austin Independent School District
3700 North Hills Drive, Austin, TX 78731
6-8
public
Austin Independent School District
12207 Brigadoon Lane, Austin, TX 78727
PK-5
public
Austin Independent School District
6720 Corpus Christi Drive, Austin, TX 78729
PK-5
public
Round Rock Independent School District
10610 Salt Mill Hollow, Austin, TX 78750
PK-5
public
Round Rock Independent School District
13414 Broadmeade Avenue, Austin, TX 78729
PK-5
public
Round Rock Independent School District
10805 School House Lane, Austin, TX 78750
6-8
public
Round Rock Independent School District
11104 Oak View Drive, Austin, TX 78759
PK-5
public
Round Rock Independent School District
11601 Olson Drive, Austin, TX 78750
K-5
public
Round Rock Independent School District
12400 Mellow Meadow Drive, Austin, TX 78750
9-12
public
Round Rock Independent School District
8455 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin, TX 78759
6-8
public
Round Rock Independent School District
10111 D-K Ranch Road, Austin, TX 78759
PK-5
public
Round Rock Independent School District
7825 Elkhorn Mountain Trail, Austin, TX 78729
PK-5
public
Round Rock Independent School District
5720 McNeil Drive, Austin, TX 78729
9-12
public
Round Rock Independent School District
8607 Anderson Mill Road, Austin, TX 78729
PK-5
public
Round Rock Independent School District
8849 Anderson Mill Road, Austin, TX 78729
6-8
public
Round Rock Independent School District
10210 Ember Glen Drive, Austin, TX 78726
PK-5
public
Round Rock Independent School District
5214 Duval Road, Austin, TX 78727
PK-5
public
Austin Independent School District

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