Westcreek, a Hidden Gem in Southwest Austin?

Imagine a neighborhood that is minutes to Downtown Austin, yet secluded. Picture this neighborhood having easy access to popular restaurants, boutique and mainstream shopping, and several new fitness centers. Envision being able to walk with your kids to an exemplary-rated elementary school. Lastly, imagine this neighborhood with average home sales near the Austin median price range.

Now stop daydreaming and go visit Westcreek.

Where is Westcreek?

Westcreek is a secluded neighborhood, tucked away off of William Cannon, in between MoPac and the 290. This hidden triangle of homes in Southwest Austin has everything I mentioned above, and it’s no surprise that home sales have remained strong here.

During the last two years, a time period that many would say was the worst time ever for residential real estate, prices in this neighborhood steadily increased in value.

Westcreek Homes For Sale

  1. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,640 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,189 sqft
    Year built: 1979
    Parking spots: 2
  2. 2 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,397 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,009 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Parking spots: 2
  3. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,041 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,143 sqft
    Year built: 1981
    Parking spots: 2
  4. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,779 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,971 sqft
    Year built: 1981
    Parking spots: 2
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,666 sq ft
    Year built: 1983
    Parking spots: 2
  6. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,901 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,753 sqft
    Year built: 1982
    Parking spots: 2
  7. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,332 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,585 sqft
    Year built: 1982
  8. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,532 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,100 sqft
    Year built: 1981
    Parking spots: 2
  9. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,477 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,848 sqft
    Year built: 1979
    Parking spots: 2

See all Westcreek MLS Listings.
(all data current as of 5/25/2017)

Listing information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read full disclaimer.

A Closer Look at Westcreek Homes

Most of the homes in Westcreek were built in the early 1980’s, and many have been nicely remodeled. The ones that haven’t been remodeled often sell at a price that attracts real estate investors looking to remodel and sell for a premium, seeking to collect a profit on the spread. And in Westcreek, they appear to be succeeding.  There is a mix of one-story and two-story homes in Westcreek, and most are situated on lots providing just the right amount of yard space.  The Oak trees have had time to mature in Westcreek to offer wonderful shade during warm summer days.

A current snapshot (as of the time this article was written) of the housing market in Westcreek shows that there are only two active homes for sale, ranging in price from $187,500 to $225,000.  There are three homes that are pending taking backups, ranging in price from $164,900 to $249,000. Two of those homes went pending in under one month’s time!  Nine Westcreek homes sold in the past six months, ranging in price from $142,000 to $245,000.

If you are looking for a close-in neighborhood of attractively-priced homes with an elementary school with AISD’s exemplary rating (Patton Elementary School), give me a call and I’ll meet you over in Westcreek to check out some of the available inventory.

About Joseph Ensor

Joseph Ensor is an Austin Realtor and the co-founder of ENSOR Real Estate Group. In addition to representing select clients, he works closely with each of his team members to help them build a successful career in selling Austin real estate. As a graduate from Arizona State University with a degree in Finance, he enjoys helping his clients and his team members with the mathematical side of each transaction. With over 18 years of experience in real estate investing and sales, he understands the overall complexities involved in a real estate transaction. He uses his expertise to overcome challenging situations and his objective is to work diligently and intelligently toward a positive outcome for his team and for his clients.

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