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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.
Westlake livability factors
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.
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 |
|Colleyville||14||25,487||$520,000 ||$151,169 ||11||south|
|Grapevine||28||51,404||$315,000 ||$75,931 ||10||southeast|
|Keller||11||45,758||$376,000 ||$144,266 ||7||southwest|
|Roanoke||48||7,400||$294,000 ||$61,010 ||2||northwest|
|Southlake||1||29,941||$650,000 ||$170,742 ||8||southeast|
|Trophy Club||4||11,759||$420,000 ||$127,391 ||1||northeast|
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.
2002 Swallowtail Circle, Westlake, TX - $2,395,000
2111 Cedar Elm Terrace, Westlake, TX - $2,100,000
2030 Granada Trail, Westlake, TX - $2,249,000
2006 Wood Thrush Court, Westlake, TX - $1,986,000
1618 Fair Oaks Drive, Westlake, TX - $1,398,000
1400 Fountain Grass Court, Westlake, TX - $2,325,000
1513 Hunters Lane, Westlake, TX - $2,350,000
1801 Shady Grove Court, Westlake, TX - $1,725,000
2221 Cedar Elm Terrace, Westlake, TX - $1,485,000
1843 Broken Bend Drive, Westlake, TX - $1,999,000
More about living in Westlake
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Listing information last updated on March 17th, 2018 at 8:45pm CDT.