Windridge and Oak Forest are older subdivisions that surround Oak View Park in Northwest Austin.
The homes from both Oak Forest and Windridge share many desirable characteristics: mature oak trees, lots that are partially flat and partially hilly, and are mostly four-sides masonry (limestone and brick) with some siding on the second story. The overall character of the area is that of well-maintained properties, some with extensive and meticulous landscaping. Although many of the streets are wide, many are also quiet, and many of these homes are in coves (cul-de-sacs). This area has terrific proximity to 183 (3 to 7 minutes) and 360 (8 to 12 minutes), making it the area of choice for many people who need to commute towards central Austin.
Please note that these are not photos of homes for sale. These photos are meant to show the general nature and character of homes in this area of Northwest Austin.
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The schools for Oak Forest and Windridge are acclaimed Round Rock ISD Schools:
(Kathy) Caraway Elementary School
11104 Oak View Dr.
Austin, TX 78759
Canyon Vista Middle School
8455 Spicewood Springs Rd.
Austin, TX 78759
Westwood High School
12400 Mellow Meadow Dr.
Austin, TX 78750
Description of Oak Forest
Oak Forest was built between 1972 and 1996 and has over 750 homes. This older subdivision is located North and Northeast of Oak View Park. The smallest home in this subdivision is 1308 square feet in conditioned space (not including covered porches, patios or garages). The largest is 3643 square feet. The average home is just over 1950 square feet and the median home size is just over 1900 (half of the homes are smaller than 1900 square feet and half are larger). Because this subdivision was built in many sections over 24 years, the architectural styles vary considerably, from single-story ranch homes to much grander scales homes with high ceilings and newer architectural details such as crown moulding and coved ceilings.
Description of Windridge
The 228 homes in the Windridge subdivision were built between 1981 and 1996 in four sections and wrap around the South and West sides of Oak View Park. The smallest home in this subdivision is 1688 square feet in conditioned space (not including covered porches, patios or garages). The largest is 4926 square feet. The average home is just over 2600 square feet but the median home size is just under 2400 (half of the homes are smaller than 2400 square feet and half are larger).
Real Estate Market Data for Windridge and Oak Forest in Northwest Austin
As of May 23rd, 2010, there are 16 properties for sale in this neighborhood, ranging from $220,000 for a 1604 square foot home built in 1971 to $599,900 for a 3784 square foot home built in 1993.