Neighborhood Spotlight: Lost Creek
If you haven’t checked out the Lost Creek neighborhood in your home search in Lake Travis, this is definitely a neighborhood you won’t want to miss. It’s in the beautiful Lake Travis area while being just southwest of Downtown Austin, popular for its community amenities, natural beauty, and access to some of the top schools. Take a look at what you’ll find when you move to Lost Creek Neighborhood.
Where to find it
Lost Creek is located in the area considered West Austin office of Highway 360 and Bee Cave Road. You’ll find it near the popular Barton Creek and Westlake Hills areas. The neighborhood actually spans from Rob Roy to the north to the neighborhood of Barton Creek to the south.
The neighborhood has great access to everything being just 15 minutes from downtown, a half hour from the airport, and just 10 minutes from the best attractions in Lake Travis. Look for it by turning west onto Lost Creek Boulevard from the highway, and as the only residential area that really surrounds the Lost Creek Country Club more separated from the more northern subdivisions of Knollwood, Rob Roy, and Sky Forest.
What type of housing to expect?
Real estate in Lost Creek is beautiful, consisting of mostly older homes in a variety of designs. You’ll find popular ranch style homes, more modern designs, multi-level floor plans, and 3-side masonry. It’s an established, upper-middle class neighborhood with homes dating back to the 1970s, and prices averaging the $700k mark. You’ll definitely find options lower and higher in price depending on the location and the lot size.
Amenities to enjoy
Life in Lost Creek is wonderful for homeowners. You’ll get to enjoy so much natural beauty, as well as top-notch amenities and wonderful neighbors. You’ll find both natural and man-made attractions to get you outside and enjoying your community. The Lost Creek Trail is the perfect place to get some exercise and fresh air, especially when it opens up to caves, green spaces, fishing spots, and even swimming holes to cool off from the heat.
When you’re ready to enjoy some entertainment, check out the Lost Creek Country Club for a great deal of amenities. Whether you want to hit the links with your colleagues or relax at the swimming pool, the Country Club has whatever your weekend is looking for. Hit the gym throughout the week or work on your tennis skills before enjoying social events at the banquet hall and restaurant.
On the weekends, you’ll have easy access to restaurants, shopping, grocery stores, and an office park for job opportunities or services you may need.
For the kids
In addition to wonderful amenities like the trails and swimming, you’ll definitely want to live in Lost Creek if you are considering schooling options. Lost Creek is home to an award-winning school district, the Eanes Independent School District, which includes everything from Barton Creek Elementary to Westlake High. You’ll be in good hands as these schools are known for their academic rating, higher student-to-teach ratios, and excellent college acceptance rates.
Lost Creek has a little bit of everything to make life a little more comfortable. Check it out if you’re looking for a wonderful home in a beautiful neighborhood close to all of the things you want to enjoy as a family!