Rivercrest homes are located in the 78746 Westlake zip code within the Eanes School District west of Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360) along Lake Austin. Rivercrest homes are located only minutes from the Austin Country Club and Davenport Village Shopping Center. It’s located about 20 minutes from downtown Austin, 12 minutes from the Arboretum area and about 10 minutes from Barton Creek Square Mall. The Austin Bergstrom International Airport is about 25 minutes away.
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Homes in Rivercrest were built in the late 1960’s through early 2000 with a few newer builds. Several of the older homes have been updated or remodeled for modern day accommodations. Many homes feature lake views while others are located on Lake Austin. Homes range in size from 1,800 square feet to over 6,000 square feet with 2 and 3 car garages.
Rivercrest Home Prices
Rivercrest homes typically start in the mid $800’s and go up to the multi-million dollar price range. Waterfront homes along Lake Austin will demand more in price starting at 1 million or more.
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Eanes Independent School District
Rivercrest 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
Rivercrest Area Grocery Stores
The closest grocery store to Rivercrest homes is the HEB located in the Villages at Westlake shopping center about 8 minutes away. There’s also a Randall’s located at the Westbank Market off Bee Cave Road (FM 2244) and Walsh Tarlton. It’s a little further than the HEB and about 12 minutes from Rivercrest homes.
Rivercrest Area Restaurants
There are a number of restaurants in the Westlake area close to Rivercrest. A few include Maudie’s Milagro, Opal Devine’s, 360 Uno, Eleven Plates & Wine and Thistle Café off Westlake Drive in Davenport Village. Right off Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360) on Westlake Drive there’s a Berryhill Baja Grill and Trento. It’s also less than 4 miles to The Grove, Hat Creek, Lupe Tortilla, Izumi Sushi, P. Terry’s and La Madeleine’s.
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.
Rivercrest Area Shopping
Shopping areas close to Rivercrest homes include the Barton Creek Square Mall where there are plenty of shops, Davenport Village, Villages at Westlake where the HEB is located and the Arboretum Area.
Aboretum is an open air cluster of stores providing a variety of upscale shopping options filled with restaurants, professional services, and boutiques. Major retailers like Pottery Barn, Barnes and Noble, and Sunglass Hut can all be found. Restaurants include the Cheesecake Factory, TGI Fridays, Kenobi Sushi and Thundercloud Subs. A local favorite, Amy’s Ice Cream, is also located in the Arboretum. Crate & Barrel and Saks Fifth Avenue are also in close proximity. Visit Aboretum for a complete directory.
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.
Davenport Village is located off Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360) and Westlake Drive. The center features several restaurants including Maudie’s, 360 Uno Trattoria and Wine Bar and Opal Divine’s (Freehouse). There is also a pharmacy and a Body Business health club and spa. Visit Davenport Village for a complete directory.
Villages at Westlake is located off Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360) and Bee Cave Road (FM 2244). It’s an outdoor shopping center that includes an HEB grocery store, several restaurants including La Madeleine, Lupe Tortilla, P. Terry’s, and Izumi Sushi and stores such as Dolce Baby, Twin Liquors, Tyler’s, Starbucks Coffee, Office Depot, Leslie’s Pool Mart and Westbank Dry Cleaners. Visit Villages at Westlake for a complete directory.
See our comprehensive list of shopping locations in Westlake.
Rivercrest Area Parks & Greenbelts
Parks located near Rivercrest homes include the Wild Basin Preserve and Emma Long Metropolitan Park. 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 www.texasoutside.com/bartongreenbelt for a map and Barton Creek Greenbelt access points.
Emma Long Metropolitan Park is located off City Park Road. This park charges a small entrance fee per car, but provides public showers, bathrooms and roped off swimming areas. Two sand volleyball courts are available on a first come first serve basis. Camping is available, but the park fills up fast so reserve your space early.
Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve is located on Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360) and provides hiking trails that cover over 227 acres of land. Pets, bicycles and picnics are prohibited. St. Edwards University acquired the Preserve in 2009 and it now serves as the living laboratory for the School of Natural Sciences. Trails at Wild Basin Preserve are open from sunrise to sunset each day.
See our comprehensive list of Westlake parks and greenbelts.
Rivercrest Area Country Clubs
There are several country clubs close to Rivercrest homes including the Austin Country Club and the Lost Creek Country Club located in the Lost Creek neighborhood less than 6 miles away. The Barton Creek Country Club is also close.
Austin Country Club is located on Lake Austin just to the east of Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360) and north of Westlake Drive offering incredible views of Lake Austin and the Pennybacker Bridge. Some of the amenities members enjoy include an 18-hole golf course, heated swimming pool, fitness facility, tennis courts, private boat slips, boat club and clubhouse. Please contact Austin Country Club for more information on membership.
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.
Rivercrest Area Gyms & Fitness Centers
There are several gyms and fitness centers close to Rivercrest homes. See below for a description and link to each. Please contact them directly for additional information.
Bikram Yoga Studio (Westlake-Davenport) is located at 3600 Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360). This hot studio offers a challenging 90-minute hatha yoga class designed to systematically work the entire body, creating optimum health and maximum function.
Body Business Health Club and Spa is located in the Davenport Village shopping center. Some of its services include boot camps, personal training, fitness classes, pilates, weight loss programs and a day spa.
The Hills Fitness Center This fitness center is located on Bee Cave Road 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.
Wild Basin Fitness is located off Bee Cave Road (FM 2244) on Beardsley Lane, just west of Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360). Some of the services include boot camps, cardio, pilates, yoga, strength training, balance, flexibility and personal training.