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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.

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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.


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.


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              
house value
household income
Grapevine3653,982$273,600 $83,675 10southeast
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.

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1490 Forest Knoll Drive, Westlake, TX - $1,865,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,434 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Coming Soon To The Knolls At Solana, Westlake’s Newest Luxury Gated Community. Modern Luxury At It Finest! Offering Abundant Natural Light & A True Open Concept Living. Upgrades Include Grand Entry With 20' Ceiling, Floating Staircase, Sliding Gl...

2109 Falcon Pass, Westlake, TX - $2,595,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,967 SQFT
  • 22 DAYS
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Welcome Home To This 2020 Renovated Residence Positioned On A Quiet Cul-de-sac In The Highly Coveted, Guard Gated Vaquero Golf Community In Westlake,tx. Well Manicured Landscaping Provides An Appealing Drive Up And Continues Around The Courtyard S...

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1606 Fair Oaks Drive, Westlake, TX - $2,550,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.3 Baths
  • 8,753 SQFT
  • 22 DAYS
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This Stunning Home Is Like Living In Resort. Best Of Both Worlds With Choice Of 2 Outstanding Schools Districts; Carroll Isd And Westlake Academy. This Totally Updated Home Has 9 Fireplaces, 8 Bathrooms, And 5 Bedrooms. 2 Master Suites On First Fl...

2108 Ascension Trail, Westlake, TX - $2,495,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 5,611 SQFT
  • 87 DAYS
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Masterpiece Of Luxury, Technology And Easy Living. Open Concept, Impressive Design, And Detailed Finishes. Family, Kitchen And Dining Allows Endless Entertaining. Gourmet Kitchen With 10ft Island, Thermador Appliances, Fridge, Freezer, Catering K...

2005 Rock Dove Court, Westlake, TX - $2,699,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6.1 Baths
  • 6,405 SQFT
  • 103 DAYS
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This Exquisite Custom Estate Home Is Located On A Quiet Cul De Sac In Vaquero. The Main Estate Nestled Among Magnificent Magnolia Trees Is 6405 Square Feet And The 1205 Square Feet Separate Guest House Is Surrounded By Lush Landscaping Over Lookin...

1405 Fountain Grass Court, Westlake, TX - $2,650,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5,595 SQFT
  • 133 DAYS
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Fabulous Custom Contemporary Home With Spectacular Open Floor Plan. Automobile Lovers Will Have Showroom Garages To House Their Beautiful Vehicles. Custom Finishes Include French White Oak Flooring, Premium Marbles And Granites, Phillip Jeffries W...

1401 Hawthorn Way, Westlake, TX - $2,495,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5,466 SQFT
  • 138 DAYS
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Rare Opportunity For A Large Lot In Vaquero! Located On A 0.99 Acre This Home Is Surrounded By Mature Trees & Private Park Like Setting. Spectacular Outdoor Living Has Multiple Patios, An Outdoor Kitchen, Firepit, Covered Cabana & Large Yard With ...

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2317 Cedar Elm Terrace, Westlake, TX - $1,625,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,658 SQFT
  • 151 DAYS
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Spectacular Golf Course Views From This Rare Single Story Vaquero Village Home! Great Room Style Living With An Open Floor Plan Featuring Spacious Dining, Living Room & Well Equipped Kitchen. Master Suite Has His & Hers Baths Joined By Spacious Wa...

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4 Comillas, Westlake, TX - $1,540,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,226 SQFT
  • 553 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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Listing information last updated on October 31st, 2020 at 4:30am CDT.