Neighborhood Spotlight – Village at Western Oaks

November 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Neighborhood Spotlight series is a new part of West Austin Properties. About once a week we will spotlight a neighborhood in Austin. We will take you on a tour of the area, including: commute times, local shopping, home styles, schools, amenities, market statistics, history of the area, etc.

Watch the video, check out the homes for sale and let us know what your favorite neighborhood is in Austin!

This week’s spotlight neighborhood is Village at Western Oaks in Southwest Austin.

The Village at Western Oaks has stately and modest homes that share a commonality like brick facades, Traditional Texas Stone, and many grand Oak trees. I have been told that Austin has 7 different types of Oak Trees. Many are a hundred years old with sprawling branches that yearn to touch the ground and spreading around a diameter of 4 feet. In the Village at Western Oaks builders built around the groves of oak trees, making the neighborhood seem to be much older than it is.

Built from the early 1980′s thru 2003 this area boasts a great school system, a part of the Austin ISD, with several school being rated as blue ribbon. Many community parks, some HOA and the Dick Nichols Park and Recreation Area is operated by the City of Austin and free for anyones use.

Driving down Escarpment at almost any time of the day one sees people outside just “doing” and enjoying the Texas… (to continue reading, visit the neighborhood page by CLICKING HERE.)

Current Homes For Sale in Village at Western Oaks:

About Laura

Laura is a third generation native of Austin who grew up in Tarry Town in Central Austin. She is the owner and broker of West Austin Properties and has been selling real estate in the Austin area since 1979. Laura is married to the love of her life, Brad, and they have two grown daughters. Together, they love to explore all of the fun spots Austin has to offer.