The scenic Lost Creek community, with rolling hills and exquisite views, contains over 1200 custom built homes. Situated between Loop 360 and Barton Hills at the southern end of the Westlake community, it is adjacent to the coveted Barton Creek Greenbelt. Lost Creek is a mature, well-established neighborhood, and the average age of the homes here is around 25 years. Home sizes average approximately 3,500 square feet and prices range from $200K to around $900K. Commuting from Lost Creek is very convenient; downtown is only about a fifteen-minute drive and MoPac is only 5 minutes away. Austin Bergstrom International Airport is a quick 20 minutes from Lost Creek.
Lost Creek’s first homes were built in the mid 70s and building continued throughout the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. The architectural style of Lost Creek homes varies, each with a unique character, and all situated on mature lots with picturesque views, adding to the charm and diversity of the neighborhood. Many of the Lost Creek homes have been renovated and updated. Homes backing onto the Lost Creek Country Club or Barton Creek Wilderness Park are highly coveted in this neighborhood.
Most homes in the community are single-family homes, but there are also condominiums to be found if that is more to your liking. The tranquil community takes pride in their neighborhood and appreciates the area for its diversity in age, properties and people, and of course, its natural beauty. The Lost Creek community also has an active homeowners’ association hosting many yearly activities including the Spring Family Fun Day, Easter Egg Hunt, Neighborhood-Wide Garage Sale, Fourth of July Parade & Festival, the Fall Family Picnic and a Christmas Trail of Lights Event.
As part of the highly acclaimed Eanes Independent School District, residents of Lost Creek have preeminent schools available, many consistently rated Exemplary by the Texas Education Association. These quality schools include Forest Trail Elementary, West Ridge Middle School and Westlake High School, all within ten minutes of the Lost Creek neighborhood. The closest private schools are St. Gabriel’s Catholic School and St. Stephens Episcopal School and nearby pre-schools include Elsass Academy, Westlake Childcare and Butterfly Christian Pre-School.
There are a multitude of amenities within the neighborhood and surrounding area. The Lost Creek neighborhood has two community parks with picnic tables and grills for use by residents. Lost Creek has easy access to Barton Creek and the Barton Creek Greenbelt as well, where people enjoy hiking and swimming, picnicking and just taking it easy. The Westbank Community Library is about a 5-minute drive from the neighborhood.
Lost Creek Country Club offers a secluded retreat along Barton Creek. It is a private country club featuring a newly renovated golf course, 16 tennis courts, a state-of-the-art fitness facility, recreational and lap pools, lessons, leagues and teams across all sports and all levels and ages. The country club also offers other social amenities and casual and fine dining options. In the summer months, a “Big Chief” day camp is available to children where they can begin golf and tennis lessons and have a chance to cool off in the recreational pool.
Nearby Zilker Park is the perfect place to take the family with a pool for swimming, picnic areas, soccer fields, a large playground area, a hillside theater, a small train, and plenty of trails for hiking or jogging.
If convenient, diverse shopping and dining are on your want list, Lost Creek offers something for everyone. On the opposite side of 360 (Capital of Texas Highway) lies The Village at Westlake Shopping Center; Bee Caves West Shopping Center is located on the south side of Bee Caves Road just west of Loop 360 (Capital of TX Hwy), and both contain multiple neighborhood retail stores. Within five minutes of Lost Creek, residents can easily access Westbank Market with a grocery store and several dining locations. A number of specialty exercise options are available as well, including martial arts, Pilates and The Hills Health Club.