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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 2019 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 real estate and homes for saleWestlake 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

Neighborhoods

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.

Schools

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.

Demographics

2017 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 with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.

Commutes

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 Trophy Club              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
populationmedian
house value
median
household income
milesdirection             
Colleyville1026,674$456,100$164,68211south
Grapevine3653,982$273,600 $83,675 10southeast
Keller1447,266$334,000$126,0137southwest
Roanoke278,135$248,600$67,2182northwest
Southlake131,824$627,700$207,9178southeast
Trophy Club1112,340$348,100$139,1561northeast


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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1614 Fair Oaks Drive, Westlake, TX - $1,595,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,883 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Exquisite Estate In Gated Community With Choice Of Carroll Isd Or Westlake Academy. Enjoy The Private Backyard Oasis With Saltwater Pool, Covered Outdoor Patio With Fireplace, Fridge & Built-in Gas Grill. Bright Open Floor Plan With Windows Throug...

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2212 Cedar Elm Terrace, Westlake, TX - $1,795,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 5,205 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautifully Appointed Villa Overlooking The 8th Hole On The Vaquero Club Golf Course. Open Floor Plan With Rich Hardwoods, Exposed Woods Beams And Stunning Views From Upstairs Balcony. Kitchen Equipped With New Viking Appliances, Expansive Cabinet...

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1403 Fountain Grass Court, Westlake, TX - $2,695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,971 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Build With Calais Custom Homes On One Of The Last Remaining Lots In The Acclaimed Gated & Guarded Neighborhood Of Vaquero, Westlake! This Home Design Features A C-shape Configuration W Floor To Ceiling Windows & Views To The Courtyard With Ample R...

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1805 Millstream Court, Westlake, TX - $2,298,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 6.2 Baths
  • 7,698 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Builder's Personal Home In The Desirable Glenwyck Farms Of Westlake - Choice Of Carroll Isd Or Westlake Academy! Located On A Near Acre Cul De Sac Lot, This Home Has It All & More! The Chef's Kitchen Is Complete With Top Of The Line Appliances, La...

2322 Cedar Elm Terrace, Westlake, TX - $1,860,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.2 Baths
  • 5,164 SQFT
  • 11 DAYS
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Beautifully Appointed Villa Located On The 1st Fairway Of The Prestigious Vaquero Club. Open Floor Plan With 4 Bedrooms Including An Attached Guest Casita, 5 Full Baths, 2 Half Baths, Wet Bar And First Floor Media Room. Gourmet Kitchen With Vikin...

1413 Post Oak Place, Westlake, TX - $2,299,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5,300 SQFT
  • 21 DAYS
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Stunning Vaquero Home With Transitional Design & Tons Of Natural Light. Entry Foyer, Executive Study & Family Areas All Wrap Around The Private Courtyard With Fire Pit, Perfect For Entertaining. Open Family Room With Stone Fp. Chef's Kitchen With...

1400 Fountain Grass Court, Westlake, TX - $1,899,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 6,221 SQFT
  • 36 DAYS
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This Charming French Country Home With Granbury Stone, Cedar Accents, Vermont Slate Roof, Gas Lanterns, Copper Gutters And Beautiful Landscaping Is Stunning. The Interiors Include Hand Scrapped Wood Floors Throughout, Beautiful Decorative Lighting...

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1465 Dove Road, Westlake, TX - $1,270,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,200 SQFT
  • 55 DAYS
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Come Be A Part Of Westlake! This 1 Acre Lot Includes A Lovely 3200 Sq Ft Stone “barndominium” Registered As A Guest House. Everything You Need Ready To Build In Front Of This Home. This Home Was Built To Act As A Guest Home, With Enough Space To S...

1602 Creekwood Court, Westlake, TX - $1,725,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6.1 Baths
  • 5,832 SQFT
  • 90 DAYS
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Custom Home By Cadence Builders In A Gated Community In Westlake! Carroll Isd Or Westlake Academy! Over 1 Acre Lot, Located On A Cul-de-sac, Beautifully Landscaped With Circle Drive. High Ceilings, An Elegant Staircase, And Flowing Hardwood Floori...

1804 Shady Grove Court, Westlake, TX - $1,750,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.3 Baths
  • 6,230 SQFT
  • 103 DAYS
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Tuscan Inspired But Lightened For Todays Discerning Buyer.versailles Pattern Stone Flooring Enhances Much Of The First Floor.solid Knotty Alder Cabinets And Trim In Kitchen And Family Room.stencil Detail In Woodwork And Iron Work.volcano Exotic Gr...

2000 White Wing Cove, Westlake, TX - $2,275,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,743 SQFT
  • 140 DAYS
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The Stunning Custom Estate Offers A Private Lifestyle Of Luxury In Exclusive Vaquero. Sited On A .72 Tree-filled Acre Lot, The 5,743 Sqft., 4 Bdrm Home Features Inspiring Spaces & An Exceptional Amount Of Exquisite Outdoor Space. All Bedrooms Offe...

1475 Dove Road, Westlake, TX - $1,595,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,771 SQFT
  • 168 DAYS
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Nestled In Westlake On 1.2 Acres, This Single Story Allows Students To Attend Both Southlake Carroll Isd & Westlake Academy. The Open Floor Plan Features Hardwood Floors Throughout, Kitchen Has Viking Gas Range & Appliances. Rustic Features Includ...

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4 Comillas, Westlake, TX - $1,590,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,226 SQFT
  • 266 DAYS
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Extraordinary New Construction Townhome By Crescent Collections Custom Homes. Gorgeous Water Views Off Of Private Veranda. Fantastic Living Space With Elevator, Spacious Master, Large Basement That Includes A Guest Suite Theatre And Game Room With...

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6 Comillas, Westlake, TX - $1,247,050

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,563 SQFT
  • 266 DAYS
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Extraordinary New Construction Townhome By Crescent Collections Custom Homes. Gorgeous Water Views Off Of Private Veranda. Fantastic Living Spaces, Spacious Master, Large Basement That Includes A Guest Suite And Game Room With Wet-bar. Open Concep...

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2006 Wood Thrush Court, Westlake, TX - $1,835,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 6,001 SQFT
  • 274 DAYS
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Beautiful Custom Vaquero Estate. The Gorgeous Light & Bright Entry Draws You In W Soaring Ceilings & Sweeping Stair Case. The Gourmet Kitchen Boasts Top Of The Line Appliances, Dual Sinks & Bakers Counter W Magnificent Backyard Views Opening To Th...

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Listing information last updated on January 18th, 2020 at 5:30am CST.