The Villages of Western Oaks, like its sister community The Villages of Legend Oaks is located in the 78749 zip code of Travis County. This iconic neighborhood has a border of Slaughter Lane to its south, and it lies west of MoPac Expressway and south of William Cannon. It is a neighborhood that is split by Escarpment Lane and Convict Hill Rd. With The Villages of Legend Oaks nestled within its midst, The Villages of Western Oaks has tremendous access to Mopac/Loop 1 and Hwy 290/71 and a major East/West road Willam Cannon Road. Western Oaks is 16 miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, ideal for quick access to the International Airport.
The Villages of Western Oaks homes is less than 11 miles from Downtown Austin for its residents to access work, Downtown’s scintillating nightlife, and world-class shopping.
The neighborhood sits at the center of multiple parks and greenbelts, shopping centers, and service areas. The convenience of shopping, outdoor. The neighborhood itself has a running trail while additional trails, a volleyball court, and pool are less than 1 mile away at Dick Nichols District Park. Major shopping is just miles away at Shops at Arbor Trails with a Whole Foods Market and a Costco Wholesale. For date night with dinner and a movie, it's hard to beat Austin's own Alamo Drafthouse Cinema just 2 miles away.
City parks are plentiful in The Villages of Western Oaks area, with Dick Nichols Park housing a pool, basketball and tennis courts, a volleyball sandpit, playing fields, and a concrete trail. Close by is the Veloway in Slaughter Creek Metropolitan Park. It boasts more than three miles of dedicated biking and skating trail. With homes built in the 1980’s, 1990’s and the early 2000’s, in The Villages of Western Oaks you will see brick or stone exteriors in the classic suburban style. Trees are large, especially in the older sections, shading the lots and making outdoor fun enjoyable. Interiors average 2400 square feet with 3-4 bedrooms and 2-3 bathrooms. A move to remodel has sparked a trend of open floor plans and high ceilings to expand the space, while large windows allow for an abundance of natural light. Fireplaces, wood and tile floors, updated appliances and countertops, and large master suites all add to the charm of these lovely homes.
Grey Rock Golf Course is just a few miles away from The Villages of Western Oaks, as is the Barton Creek Greenbelt, an expansive oasis of hiking, swimming, and Hill Country seclusion that many Austinites love to take refuge in. Southwest Austin is full of shopping and dining options, with Westgate shopping center and Barton Creek Square Mall both close by.
The Austin ISD serves the students of The Villages of Western Oaks. Because of the size of this community, elementary students attend either Mills Elementary (PK-5) or Patton Elementary (PK-5), while middle school students attend Gorzycki Middle (6-8), Small Middle (6-8), high schoolers go to either Bowie (9-12) or Austin High School (9-12). Both high schools enjoy excellent reputations while Bowie features an award-winning marching band program, and Austin offers a superior jazz band program. Private school options include a less than 3-mile drive to Headwaters Montessori/ International Baccalaureate Program (PK-12), as well as Bannockburn Christian Academy (PK-5) and a less than 5-mile drive to Veritas Academy (PK-12).
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