For many, Austin is one of the best places to live in the whole of America. It offers some amazing scenery, a great music scene, very green spaces, and a vibrant restaurant culture. Every twelve months there is always a large number of people choosing to come and live here. If you are wanting to do the same, then please read on to read about some of the best neighborhoods that surround the great city of Austin.


Tarrytown can be found on the northern side of Lake Austin. It also sits on the western side of the city of Mopac. It is a town that is full of character and charm. Tarrytown is home to a large number of beautiful parks, peaceful streets, stunning homes and a range of excellent schools. This fabulous town is only three miles from the city of Austin. During the 1930’s and 1940’s several historical buildings were built. It is these buildings that bring the character and charm to the area. Today, there are always brand new homes being built. Many of them are small homes. If you are seeking a small home, then consider moving to this peaceful town.

West Lake Hills

Many locals know West Lake Hills for its very attractive luxurious homes. There are many beautiful hills within the area that are best seen from the Southern side of Lake Austin. West Lakes is located on the Western side of the city of Austin. The area was developed during the 1970’s and 1980’s. It’s real estate is very exclusive. It offers a wide range of exciting outdoor amenities. These include: The Lions Municipal Golf Course, the Barton Creek Wilderness Park, the Barton Creek Greenbelt, the Zilker Park and the Red Bud Isle. If you have a love for outdoor activities, then West Lake Hills is a must.

west lake hills community entrance

West Lake Hills is home to some of the wealthiest individuals in Austin. This wealth and luxurious lifestyle is enjoyed by those that love to pampered. Austin Regenerative Therapy is one such place that nearby residents can frequent to experience a relaxing spa environment while having a few minor, beauty enhancing medical procedures performed such as Botox, Dysport, Laser Lipo, facials, etc. I really is a life of luxury in West Lake Hills!

Avery Ranch

Avery Ranch is located twenty miles from the north side of the city of Austin. It is a fabulous country area with plenty of hills and a great community spirit. All of it’s schools have received some great awards over the years. All of the homes are very affordable. There are approximately four thousand homes within the area. Avery Ranch is a great area for those with families. There are a range of amenities which include: the Avery Ranch Golf Course, tennis courts, a very large lake, plenty of schooling options and a variety of religious groups. An ideal place to move to with a family.


As the name suggest, it is home to the beautiful Lake Travis. It is surrounded by some amazing hills that are sure to impress. Many of the homes here have lots of amazing oak trees around them. Most homes can see Lake Travis very easily. All homes have plenty of space in and around them, many of them are remarkably elegant. Residents can enjoy lake vistas border, and have a great time driving or cycling along the windy roads.

When you relocate here, you will quickly notice the impressive community. Lakeway is home to a fabulous resort that comes with a spa. Lakeway continues to grow. It’s schools are well respected. There are two golfing clubs close by for those who love to play golf.

These are just a few of the best neighborhoods that Austin has to offer. Have a look into all of these yourself before you make your final decision to move to this great area. You will not regret it when you do decide to make the move.