Village at Western Oaks community is located in Southwest Austin area with highly rated Austin Schools. This location is preferred because of the quick commute to downtown and large employers nearby; AMD and Freescale. Western Oaks development started in the late 1970's and was completed in 2003. The average home is 2150 square feet and size of homes range from 1300 square fee to 3500 square feet.
Western Oaks has some of the best Schools in Austin area. Western oaks feeds into a few different schools; Mills Elementary, Patton Elementary, Small Middle, Gorzycki Middle, Bowie High, and Austin High. www.Austinisd.org
There are great city parks nearby for all ages! Dick Nichols Park is located on Beckett lane and offers a pool, basketball, tennis courts, playing fields, sand volleyball, covered or uncovered picnic areas, playground, and trails! http://www.austinparks.org/apfweb/park.php?parkId=238
Close to the neighborhood is the Circle C Ranch Metropolitan Park on Slaughter Lane which offers great hiking and biking trails, tons of soccer fields, treed covered playground, sand volleyball, basketball court, and a small baseball field.
The Wildflower center sits right across Mopac and that is where the entrace for the Veloway is located. The Veloway is a paved trail that is a little over 3 miles for bicycle and rollerblading which sits along Slaughter creek. For more information on the visiting the Wildflower center and events: www.wildflower.org