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Living In Westlake TX

This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Westlake and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Westlake in 2018 is like. Westlake livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Westlake homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional, more general information about living in Westlake.

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Westlake, which until a few years ago was mostly ranch land, is now being developed in a decidedly upscale way. Its two principal residential real estate developments have been the luxury homes neighborhoods of Glenwyck Farms and Vaquero, but recently new custom-built luxury homes have begun being built in the Entrada, Granada and Terra Bella neighborhoods.

Westlake also is home to Vaquero Golf Club, generally acknowledged by the local golfing community as one of the DFW metroplex's two best country clubs, regional offices of Fidelity Investments and CoreLogic and Deloitte's national training center. Westlake is located in north Tarrant County.

Only luxury homes currently are being built in Westlake ... these high-end custom homes are offered for sale at prices that range from about $1 million to more than $5 million


Looking for the best places to live in Westlake? One of the biggest reasons Westlake residential real estate is so desirable is its extraordinary neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Links to profiles describing some of the best of these neighborhoods are provided below.


Children living in Westlake are eligible to attend Carroll Independent School District or Keller Independent School District schools, or Westlake Academy, a charter school that provides instruction for grades K-12. Public schools attended by Westlake students are are among the best in the DFW metroplex.

Click on this Westlake schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Westlake public schools. District and campus ratings information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on the 2018 best Dallas Fort Worth school districts page. Similar performance information for DFW public high schools is available by clicking on this best Dallas Fort Worth public high schools link.


2016 estimated population 1,379 ... population density 206 residents per square mile

Additional demographic information about Westlake and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Westlake real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.13 percent to 2.26 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with2017 property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.


Approximately 16 miles and 18 minutes drive time without traffic to DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 23 miles and 23 minutes to the Las Colinas business center ... 23 miles and 27 minutes to downtown Fort Worth ... 31 miles and 32 minutes to downtown Dallas

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page.

Cities/towns near Westlake

from Westlake              
2016 median
house price
2015 median
household income
Colleyville1425,487$520,000 $151,169 11south
Grapevine2851,404$315,000 $75,931 10southeast
Keller1145,758$376,000 $144,266 7southwest
Roanoke487,400$294,000 $61,010 2northwest
Southlake129,941$650,000 $170,742 8southeast
Trophy Club411,759$420,000 $127,391 1northeast

Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, North Texas Real Estate Information Systems Inc. and Google Maps.

Moderately priced homes for sale in Westlake

Key to understanding what living in Westlake is like is knowing about Westlake housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Westlake single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Westlake single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Westlake homes for sale page.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

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2002 Swallowtail Circle, Westlake, TX - $2,395,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,934 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Elegant Transitional Home With Rustic Features On A Large Lot In Quiet Cul De Sac Of Vaquero. Warm Hardwood Floors, Stacked Stone Columns, Vaulted Ceilings & Exposed Beams Complement An Open Floor Plan With Spacious Living Open To Kitchen & Dining...

2111 Cedar Elm Terrace, Westlake, TX - $2,100,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 6,518 SQFT
  • 57 DAYS
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Beautiful Estate In The Exclusive Guard Gated Vaquero! Impressive Drive Up With Mature Trees, Lush Landscaping, Beautiful Water Feature And Two Courtyards With Gated Entry! Private Casita Off Courtyard With Kitchen, Bed And Full Bath! Gourmet Kit...

2030 Granada Trail, Westlake, TX - $2,249,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,985 SQFT
  • 119 DAYS
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Home Completed Dec 2017!!! Atwood Custom Home In Highly Desired Westlake. Choice Of Southlake Isd Or Westlake Academy. Amazing Floor Plan With Game Room And Media Room On The First Floor. Recessed Sliding Glass Doors Off Family Room And Game R...

2006 Wood Thrush Court, Westlake, TX - $1,986,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 6,001 SQFT
  • 122 DAYS
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Exclusive Vaquero Mediterranean Estate W Utmost In Privacy. Custom One Owner Property Meticulously Cared For, Ready For New Owner. Manicured Landscaping Frames Stone Facade Appointments, Accentuating Custom Features And Style. Solid Wood Door Open...

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1618 Fair Oaks Drive, Westlake, TX - $1,398,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,406 SQFT
  • 125 DAYS
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Gorgeous Custom Estate! Pristine, Light, And Bright Style Remodeled Home With 5 Bedrooms + 5 Full And 1 Half Bath. Choice Of Southlake Carroll Or Westlake Academy Schools! Beautiful Kitchen With Wolf Gas Range, Thermador Appliances, Kohler Farm Si...

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1400 Fountain Grass Court, Westlake, TX - $2,325,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 6,221 SQFT
  • 140 DAYS
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A 50,000 Allowance For Buyer To Use For Updates Or Repairs: Elegant Country French Home With Granbury Stone, Vermont Slate Roof, Knotty Alder Wood And 4 Isokern Fireplaces. Copper Gutters, Scraped Wood Floors Are Just A Few Of The Beautiful Ameni...

1513 Hunters Lane, Westlake, TX - $2,350,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.3 Baths
  • 7,133 SQFT
  • 143 DAYS
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Traditional Home In Heart Of Vaquero! An Excellent Family Home With An Open Floor Plan, Spacious Bedrooms, Large Game Room & Pool. The Dramatic Foyer Features A Two Story Ceiling, Elegant Curved Staircase & Openness To Spacious Formal Dining Room....

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1801 Shady Grove Court, Westlake, TX - $1,725,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 7,002 SQFT
  • 148 DAYS
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Fresh Paint Recently Added In Many Rooms. Roof Replaced In June 2017. Fabulous Premium Corner Lot In Gated Glenwyck Farms. Children Can Attend Either Westlake Academy Or Carroll Schools. Large Master With A Second Bedroom On The 1st Level. 3 ...

2221 Cedar Elm Terrace, Westlake, TX - $1,485,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,302 SQFT
  • 181 DAYS
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Relaxed Vaquero Living In This Village Home On The Greenbelt. Recently Painted With Excellent Finishes Such As Hand Scraped Hardwood Floors Throughout 1st & 2nd Floor, Dramatic Wood Staircase, Elegant Light Fixtures, Custom Glazed Cast Stone Firep...

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1843 Broken Bend Drive, Westlake, TX - $1,999,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 7,290 SQFT
  • 183 DAYS
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Exquisite Design & Impeccable Quality Describe This Exclusive French Country Estate! Located In The Gated Community Of Glenwyck Farms And Nestled On 1.04 Acres Of Lush, Private Grounds And Offering The Rare Choice Of The Highly Acclaimed Carroll I...

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Listing information last updated on March 17th, 2018 at 8:45pm CDT.