Werkenthin homes are located in the 78733 zip code within the Eanes School Districtoff Cuernavaca Drive just north of Bee Cave Road (FM 2244). Werkenthin homes are about 25 minutes from downtown Austin, 10 minutes from the Hill Country Galleria and about 15 minutes from the Barton Creek Square Mall. The Austin Bergstrom International Airport is about 30 minutes away from Werkenthin homes.
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Werkenthin is a small community of luxury homes. The community was developed in early 2000. Homes range in size from 3,000 square feet to over 8,000 square feet in size. Most homes are on larger lots with at least an acre or more and feature 3 car garages or larger. Several of the homes in Werkenthin have incredible views of the hill country.
Werkenthin Home Prices
Werkenthin homes typically start in the mid $900’s and go up over one million in price. Home prices in Werkenthin vary based on size, lot and features
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Eanes Independent School District
Werkenthin 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
Werkenthin Area Grocery Stores
There is a Whole Foods in the Hill Country Galleria and an HEB close by off Bee Cave Road (FM 2244) and 71. There’s also an HEB located in The Villages of Westlake shopping center off of Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360) and Bee Cave Road (FM 2244).
Werkenthin Area Restaurants
There are a number of restaurants in the Westlake area close to Werkenthin homes including The 263 Restaurant & Provisions, Lake Hills Hot Stuff Pizzeria off Cuernavaca Drive, The Grove Wine Bar and Kitchen and Bee Caves B-B-Q off Bee Cave Road (FM 2244).
Another popular area about 12 minutes from Werkenthin homes is the Hill Country Galleria. This area has plenty of outdoor shopping and restaurants such as All Star Burger, Buenos Aires Café, Café Blue, Iron Cactus Mexican Grill, Mimi’s Café and Zingers Bar & Grill
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.
Werkenthin Area Shopping
Shopping areas close to Werkenthin homes include the Barton Creek Square Mall where there are plenty of shops, Villages at Westlake where the HEB is located and the Hill Country Galleria
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.
Hill Country Galleria is located at the intersection of Bee Cave Road (FM 2244) and Highway 71. It’s an outdoor shopping mall that includes several restaurants such as All Star Burger, Buenos Aires Café, Café Blue, Iron Cactus Mexican Grill, Mimi’s Café and Zingers Bar & Grill. It also has several shops including American Eagle Outfitters, Dicks Sporting Goods, Dillard’s, Eddie Bauer, Banana Republic, Barnes & Noble and Vans. Cinemark Hill Country Galleria also resides here. Visit Hill Country Galleria 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.
Werkenthin Area Parks & Greenbelts
There are several parks near Werkenthin homes including the Commons Ford Park on Lake Austin, Wild Basin Wilderness Park and two parks located in Lost Creek including Lost Creek and Boulder Park. The Barton Creek Greenbelt is also close. See below for a description and link to each.
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.
Commons Ford Park is located on Commons Ford Road. This park covers 215 acres and includes 2 trails, one featuring waterfalls and the other offering lake views. You can fish, use the boat ramp or enjoy a picnic by the lake. You can also reserve a picnic area or even a 2,500 square foot house for bigger events. No swimming is allowed.
Boulder Park in Lost Creek is located just south of Bee Cave Road (FM 2244) and west of Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360). It’s a small, hidden park in Lost Creek and provides the perfect place for a picnic or a walk.
Lost Creek Park is located just west of Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360) in Lost Creek on Lost Creek Boulevard. It has a playground for children, grills and picnic tables.
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.
Werkenthin Area Country Clubs
There are several country clubs close to Werkenthin homes including the Barton Creek and Lost Creek Country Clubs.
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.
Werkenthin Area Gyms & Fitness Centers
There are several gyms and fitness centers located close to homes in Werkenthin. Please contact them directly for additional information.
Gold’s Gym & Pilates Bodies –This Gold’s Gym is located just off Bee Cave Road (FM 2244) near Bee Cave Plaza. It features the latest cardio and strength training equipment as well as a wide variety of group exercise programs including yoga, group cycling, mixed martial arts, muscle endurance training and pilates. Personal trainers are also available to help customize your workouts.
West Austin Athletic Club Located off Bee Cave Road (FM 2244) on Patterson Lane close to West Ridge Middle School and the Barton Creek West neighborhood, the West Austin Athletic Club offers members five pools, tennis courts, fitness center and a playground. You will find activities for the whole family. Summer camps are also offered for different age groups and include swim, tennis, specialty, and active camps.
Westlake Crossfit is located on Cuernavaca Drive, just north of Bee Cave Road (FM 2244). Services include personal and group training.
Wild Basin Fitness is located off Bee Cave Road (FM 2244) on Beardsley Lane, just west of Capital of Texas Highway (Loop 360). Services include boot camps, cardio, pilates, yoga, strength training, balance, flexibility and personal training.