Rollingwood is a prestigious and highly desirable community located on the edge of Westlake, just a few minutes southwest of Downtown Austin. It is located inside of Park Hills Drive at Laura Lane at the North end, Bee Caves Road/MoPac to the South, Ridgewood Road on the East, and Zilker Park at the West. Rollingwood is a city with well-established, friendly neighborhoods located between Westlake and the city of Austin, nestled in between Austin's famed Zilker Park and the Westlake Hills area.
Commute times are very convenient from Rollingwood - only 15 minutes to downtown (20 in heavy traffic), and roughly a 30 minute drive to the Austin Bergstrom Airport.
With its convenient location, beautiful landscape, proximity to Zilker Park and downtown Austin, Rollingwood homes bring premium prices and have an average selling price of $700K plus, to over $1M. Homes in Rollingwood consist mainly of higher-end established homes, built between 1960 and 1980 and average around 4,000 square feet. Many have undergone extensive modern upgrades, with gourmet kitchens and sparkling pools, while keeping their original essence and custom features. Rollingwood real estate is in constant demand, and real estate listings often sell faster than the Austin city average.
The mature trees, large, well-manicured lots and well-tended home sites add to the community’s picturesque appeal. Rollingwood families enjoy the neighborhood playground and pool, and residents gather for holiday celebrations and participate in an active neighborhood association. Rollingwood also offers many sought after amenities including a member-based swimming pool, a neighborhood park with playground, and a number of sports fields and neighborhood tennis courts.
The private Western Hills Athletic Club is close by, and offers year-round swimming, basketball, tennis, volleyball, and outdoor fun for the whole family. Many of Austin’s many natural delights are just a stone’s throw from Rollingwood, including Zilker Park, Lady Bird Lake, and the Barton Creek Greenbelt.
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. Lady Bird Lake (Formerly Town Lake) offers hiking, walking, and biking trails, canoeing and kayaking. There are over ten miles of flat trails that run on both sides of the lake that are excellent for walking or biking and the trail around the lake is very popular. It offers great views of the lake and the Austin skyline. The Barton Creek Greenbelt is an urban oasis, with trails providing opportunities for biking, running, rock climbing, swimming and hiking.
Just down the road from Rollingwood, residents can shop at the many retail stores and one-of-a-kind boutiques or grab a coffee or a meal at one of the area’s many eating establishments, from family friendly establishments to fine dining.
Rollingwood has the added draw of being located within the highly acclaimed Eanes ISD, one of Austin’s finest school districts. Rollingwood-area students attend Eanes Elementary, Hill Country Middle or Westlake High schools, often rated as Exemplary by the Texas Education Agency. There are also several private school options within a 10-minute drive, including St. Stephen's Episcopal School, St. Michael's Catholic Academy, and St. Andrew's Episcopal School.