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Which Austin Luxury Neighborhoods Provide the Best Schools?

When you’re looking for the right neighborhood in Austin, you have to consider a few major factors. What is going to be the right vibe for your family’s personality? Do you need a specific school district or do you just want access to some of the best schools? What is your price-point and do you prefer something with luxury or a charming historic spot near Downtown?

Many people are seeking out luxury neighborhoods for the ultimate comfortable living experience while being near the best schools in the city for their growing family. You’ll find highly rated schools all over the city rather than in just one specific area which means that luxury buyers have way more options when it comes to their needs and preferences.

Take a look at these luxury neighborhoods in Austin featuring amenities like gated living, waterfront living, and golf courses while being within excellent schools.


You can’t go wrong living in Belvedere, this Hamilton Pool Road neighborhood offering the best “Texas” feel for luxury neighborhoods. It’s about 24 miles away from downtown Austin and about 29 miles from the airport located over in the Lake Travis school district. Since it has some undeveloped land, people often mistake this area for being a rural neighborhood while in fact, it’s a social, active community enjoy the suburban lifestyle.

Check out the luxury amenities like large lots, custom homes that aren’t just like the rest, and a community center. Your kids will get the quality education at Bee Cave Elementary, Lake Travis Middle & High, and then you’ll spend the weekends hanging by the community pool, the lazy river, or fishing at the pond and hiking the trails.

Pemberton Heights

If you like the idea of living in downtown Austin, you’ll definitely want to check out the Pemberton Heights neighborhood just two miles away. Its part of the Austin ISD which means the kids will go to Casis Elementary, O’Henry Middle, and Austin High School.

The neighborhood has an urban and historic lifestyle since it’s the most historic luxury in the area while still having great schools. It’s perfect for someone that wants to live where the elite of Austin once lived while being right by downtown and in a great school district. You’ll love that it has homes on large lots and all offer tons of character that new homes simply don’t.

Seven Oaks

Head over to West Austin where you’ll find Seven Oaks, a luxury neighborhood located off Bee Cave Road. It’s not far from downtown or the airport, it has a tax rate below 2%, and it’s in a great location. You won’t have as many community amenities, but you’ll be living in a neighborhood that’s hosted the Austin Parade of Homes before. The kids will get to go to Valley View Elementary, West Ridge Middle, and Westlake High School as part of the Eanes ISD.

Davenport Ranch

For those that prefer luxury living with all of the amenities, you’ll love Davenport Ranch, a luxury neighborhood for those that want to send their kids to the top rated Eanes ISD schools. It’s located just south of the 360 bridge featuring a range of housing options in a traditional, master-planned community. You’ll find luxury condos all the way to gated golf estates. It’s great having views of the hill country, golf course, and the lake.

In addition, you can attend some of the best schools while living in luxury neighborhoods of Austin by living in Barton Creek, Costa Bella, Rob Roy, Spanish Oaks, Stratford Hills, Westminster Glen, and Westview on Lake Austin neighborhoods. Don’t sacrifice luxury living or your children’s education; choose one of these locations for the best of both worlds.

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