Countryside Homes are located in the 78746 Westlake zip code within the Eanes School District The neighborhood is adjacent to the Bee Cave Woods neighborhood, west of Mopac Expressway (Loop 1) and east of Walsh Tarlton Lane. Countryside homes are conveniently located near Barton Creek Square Mall, Zilker Park and about 10 minutes from downtown Austin. The neighborhood is also only minutes away from the nearest grocery store and shopping centers. The Austin Bergstrom International Airport is about 25 minutes away.
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Countryside was developed in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. Homes range in size from around 1,650 square feet to 3,000 square feet with a 2 car garage for most.
Countryside Home Prices
Homes typically start in the high $600’s for smaller homes and go up to the mid $800’s for larger homes. Many of the homes in Countryside have been updated or remodeled for modern day accommodations.
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1908 Wychwood Drive Austin, TX 78746
Eanes Independent School District
Countryside students attend Eanes ISD, one of the most desirable school districts in Central Texas. The nationally recognized school system includes 6 elementary schools, 2 middle schools and 1 high school with a total of 7,700 students.
Private Schools Located in the Westlake Area:
St. Gabriel’s Catholic
St. Stephen’s Episcopal
Countryside Homes Area Grocery Stores
The closest grocery stores to Countryside homes are the Randall’s located at the Westbank Market off Bee Cave Road (FM 2244) and Walsh Tarlton and the HEB located in the Villages at Westlake shopping center. The Randall’s grocery store is less than 5 minutes away from Countryside homes while the HEB is about 10 minutes from most locations. There’s also a Whole Foods Market about 10 minutes away in Downtown Austin.
Countryside Area Restaurants
There are a number of restaurants in the Westlake area close to Countryside homes. A few favorite Westlake spots include The Grove, Hat Creek, Lupe Tortilla, Izumi Sushi, P. Terry’s, La Madeleine, Texas Honey Ham, Hai Ky & Rudy’s BBQ.
Another popular area about 8 minutes away from Countryside is located off Barton Springs Road. This area is close to Zilker Park and includes local favorites such as Austin Java, Baby Acapulco, Chuy’s, Shady Grove and Uncle Billy’s. There are also plenty of restaurants to choose from in downtown Austin located about 10 minutes away.
Depending on what you are hungry for, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from in Westlake. See our comprehensive list of restaurants in Westlake..
Countryside Area Shopping
Shopping areas close to Countryside homes include Barton Creek Square Mall where there are plenty of shops, Westbank Market where the Randall’s is located and the West Woods Shopping Center across the street.
Barton Creek Square Mall is located off South Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360) and Mopac Expressway (Loop 1). It’s a 2 level shopping mall with plenty of options for shopping. Anchor stores include Macy’s, Nordstrom, Dillard’s, Sears, and J.C. Penny along with other stores such as the Apple Store, Forever 21, The Gap, Victoria’s Secret and Abercrombie & Fitch. AMC Barton Creek Square also resides here. Visit Barton Creek Square Mall for a complete directory.
Westbank Market is located off Bee Cave Road (FM2244) and Walsh Tarlton in the heart of West Lake Hills. It’s an outdoor shopping center that includes a Randall’s grocery store, several restaurants including Jason’s Deli, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Zpizza, Starbucks Coffee, and other stores such as Fedex Office Center, Westbank Dry Cleaners, Tomlinson’s Pet Supply Store, and Massage Harmony. This shopping center is also close to the West Woods shopping center.
West Woods Shopping Center is located in the heart of West Lake Hills off Bee Cave Road (2244) and Walsh Tarlton across from the Westbank Market. This outdoor shopping center includes several restaurants such as Las Palomas Restaurant and Bar, Bombay Grill Indian Food, Trianon Coffee and My Fit Foods. Other stores include Stein Mart, Radio Shack, Petco Animal Supplies, Michaels and The UPS Store. A U.S. Post Office is also located here. Visit West Woods Shopping Center for a complete directory.
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Countryside Parks & Greenbelts
Countryside homes are close to several parks including Rollingwood Park, Red Bud Isle, Westlake Beach, Zilker Park and the Lady Bird Lake Hike & Bike Trail. The Barton Creek Greenbelt is also close.
Barton Creek Greenbelt is spread over 809 acres and offers runners, mountain bikers and hikers over 7.9 miles of trails. Rock climbers are also drawn to the limestone cliffs. During the summer, the Greenbelt provides Austinites with a refreshing swimming hole. There are several access points to the Barton Creek Greenbelt. One of the more popular and easier access points to the Greenbelt is off Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360). Visit Barton Creek Greenbelt for a map and access points.
Lady Bird Hike and Bike Trail (also known as Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail) is the most used trail in Austin, totaling approximately 6 miles. The main trail is quite wide and extremely popular. Many locals bring their dogs with them for a jog or walk. Other trails branch off of the main one. The trails are smooth, primarily flat and mostly crushed granite. The beautiful and beloved lake that runs through the center of Austin was called Town Lake for decades. It was renamed Lady Bird Lake in July of 2007 in honor of former first lady and Austin resident Lady Bird Johnson.
Red Bud Isle is a popular park in Austin for dog owners. It is a leash-free park for dogs and their owners that covers over 17 acres of land. Red Bud Isle is located off of Redbud Trail, between Lake Austin Boulevard and Westlake Drive. Kayakers and canoeists are often seen nearby on Lady Bird Lake.
Rollingwood Park is a quiet, hidden park in the Rollingwood neighborhood just west of Mopac Expressway (Loop 1) and north of Bee Cave Road (FM 2244). It has 2 play areas for children, a pavilion and baseball fields (Hatley Field). It is also near the Rollingwood community pool.
West Lake Beach is located in West Lake Hills off Westlake Drive on Lake Austin. Although it’s a privately owned park, it’s also open to the public. West Lake Beach provides a roped off swimming area with volleyball net, picnic tables, grills and a volleyball court. Fishing is allowed with your own fishing pole and bait.
Zilker Metropolitan Park is located in the heart of downtown Austin. It covers over 351 acres and provides visitors with picnic areas, sand volleyball courts and the popular Barton Springs Pool. There are many city-wide events that take place throughout the year at Zilker Park including Austin City Limits Music Festival in October, the Kite Festival in March, the Zilker Holiday Tree in December and The Zilker Hillside Theater Musical in the park during the summer months. It is also home to the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum as well as the Austin Nature & Science Center.
Countryside Area Country Clubs
There are several country clubs located close to Countryside homes including the Lost Creek Country Club located in Lost Creek and the Barton Creek Country Club. See below for additional information.
Barton Creek Country Club is located off Barton Creek Boulevard just south of Bee Cave Road (FM 2244) and west of Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360). Amenities include a full service spa, fitness center, personal training, 4 pools, an indoor running track, tennis courts and a dining room. With its four championship golf courses, Barton Creek Country Club has been named the Number 1 Golf Resort in Texas. Please contact Barton Creek Country Club for more information on membership.
Lost Creek Country Club is located west of Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360) in the Lost Creek neighborhood. Some of the amenities members enjoy include golf, tennis, swimming, dining, fitness and junior programs. Other membership benefits include networking events and participation in competitive tournaments. Please contact Lost Creek Country Club for more information on membership.
Countryside Gyms & Fitness Centers
There are several gyms and fitness centers located close to Countryside homes in Westlake. See below for a description and link to each.
Joy Moves is located on Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360). The studio offers classes for all skill levels. Some of the classes include circuit, mat/tower, pilates cardio sculpt and reformer.
Pure Barre is located west of Mopac Expressway (Loop 1) in the West Woods Shopping Center on Bee Cave Road (FM 2244). This fitness studio offers a technical workout using a ballet barre.
The Hills Fitness Center is located on Bee Cave Road (FM 2244) just east of Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360). Services and amenities include massage, personal training, pilates, swimming pool, outdoor running trail, basketball, racquetball and fitness equipment.
Yoga Vida is located on Bee Cave Road (FM 2244), very accessible from Mopac Expressway (Loop 1) or Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360). This hot studio offers a full schedule of classes 7 days a week.
Yoga Yoga 360 is located on Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360) close to Barton Creek Square Mall. Yoga Yoga offers 3 major yoga styles, as well as many other different kinds of classes.