Homes for Sale in Woodhaven, TX
The West Austin community of Woodhaven is a large neighborhood with late mid-century home amongst the foothills of Westlake. Just a short drive to downtown Austin or Lake Travis, Woodhaven real estate Is convenient to both work and leisure activities.
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Homes for sale in Woodhaven are mostly late mid-century from the 1970s and early 1980s. The home styles reflect the clean lines of traditional one or two story homes to contemporary houses with multiple elevations, glass walls, and unique architectural design. The average square footage is about 2400 with lot sizes averaging one-fifth of an acre. Many of the Woodhaven homes for sale are built from a combination of natural materials such as stacked stone, brick, and stucco. The more contemporary homes predominantly emphasize energy efficiency, sustainable materials, lots of natural light through the use of tempered glass to bring the outside indoors.
This is a community with mature landscaping of well cared for lawns and extended entertaining areas. The homes for sale in Woodhaven are built into the contours of the terrain with varying elevations per block. Terraced yards, stone retaining walls and raised gardens are utilized in order to expand the outdoor space. Some owners of Woodhaven real estate have built multi-tiered decks to take advantage of the downtown Austin skyline or the Texas Hill Country views.
Amenities Near Woodhaven, TX
With its central location, Woodhaven is great for those seeking an active lifestyle. Eanes Creek runs through the community with creek-side trails for jogging, hiking, and biking. Barton Creek Greenbelt’s Trails End entrance is a 20-minute walk or 5-minute drive from Woodhaven. This entrance is close to the rock climbing site called the Hill of Life and the swimming hole at Sculpture Falls. Just a short drive north is the public Westlake Beach on Lake Austin. Swimming, beach volleyball, concession stand, water volleyball, sandy beaches and picnic pavilions are open from May until September with lifeguards on duty.
Shopping is convenient to Woodhaven with a Randall’s and Trader Joe’s both about 10 minutes away. Barton Creek Square has 180 stores, boutiques, entertainment, and restaurants. Adventuring across Mopac opens up the shopping options to unique and vintage shops along South Lamar.
Marye’s is a local favorite serving up eat in or take and bake handcrafted pizza. Happy hour is nightly with locally brewed beers and Texas Hill Country wines. Deciding on what’s for dinner isn’t an issue with the Midway Food Park just a short walk from Woodhaven. At least four or five trucks are there every day, a playground for the kids and on weekends they have live music.
Woodhaven has a great central location that is attractive to families, urban-suburban singles and retirees that want a low-key lifestyle in one of the popular areas of Austin.
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