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Austin Westlake

Austinites have always known that their city is a great place to live. In the past few years, the rest of the world has discovered Austin. The city has emerged as one of the best place to live in the U.S. A growing economy, mild climate, natural beauty and vibrant culture set the stage for an unbeatable lifestyle. Now more than ever, the home market in Austin and Central Texas offers attractive opportunities for sales, leasing and building.

Nobody understands the local Austin real estate market better than our advisors. Owner Michele Turnquist is a fourth generation Austinite with real estate and economic development roots reaching back more than a century. Michele's family helped build the bustling new metropolis beginning in the late 19th Century. Her great-great grandfather served as mayor of Austin in the 1890s.

Michele's husband, Steve Turnquist, serves as the broker and is an integral part of the business. Her daughter, Kathryn Scarborough, is a leading luxury real estate agent in Austin. Supporting our brokerage is a team of more than 80 professional real estate agents who have each acquired knowledge and expertise through years of experience and success in the local real estate industry. Engel & Völkers Austin only hires full time, highly qualified agents with impeccable reputations.

Our brokerage has grown into a premier luxury real estate firm serving Austin and the surrounding area. Michele sits on the board of the worldwide LuxuryRealEstate.com Board of Regents an exclusive network of elite real estate brokers from around the world. Many Turnquist agents are members of Austin's Circle of Excellence, Platinum 50 and the Elite 25, as well as other prominent groups and organizations that recognize real estate excellence.

While our brokerage is known as a luxury real estate agency, Michele stresses to her agents that luxury comes in many forms and interpretations. "Luxury isn't what we sell, it's what we offer," she says. Luxury is about the experience, no matter the price point. Whether you're buying or selling a castle, condo or cottage, all our clients receive service fit for royalty.

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Austin Westlake's Listings

00000011 Selma Hughes Austin, Texas

$30,000,000 €25,455,000

Farms & Acreage, None

  • 1,000 SqFt
  • 115 Acres

115 acre ranch on the shores of beautiful Lake Austin with over 1850 ft of waterfront.This property is one of the last available large parcels of land on this pristine lake and features gently sloping terrain with pecan and oaks trees covering the...

Engel & Volkers Austin
EXCLUSIVE

5401 Maryanna Dr Austin, Texas

$8,750,000 €7,424,375

Residential, House

  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 9,210 SqFt
  • 4.69 Acres

Gated private cul-de- sac estate on 5 acres w Lake Austin access & boat dock. Furman + Kiel home features a separate 1 bdrm guest house w/ liv, kitchen, din & treehouse that sleeps 3. mahogany doors, eucalyptus cabinetry, 5 gas fireplaces & custom...

Engel & Volkers Austin
EXCLUSIVE

600 Ledgeway St West Lake Hills, Texas

$4,950,000 €4,200,075

Residential, House

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,500 SqFt
  • 1.47 Acres

This stunning Dick Clark design is under construction with a projected completion date of Spring 2017. This sleek contemporary design has sweeping views of the Austin skyline and the Texas hill country. This home consists of 4 bedrooms and 4.5 bat...

Engel & Volkers Austin
EXCLUSIVE

16219 Flintrock Rd Austin, Texas

$4,250,000 €3,606,125

Residential, House

  • 9 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 18,000 SqFt
  • 7 Acres

7 acre private gated estate, this compound with multiple homes, features single story custom home with 4 bedrooms,3.5 baths,gourmet kitchen, great master suite with newly renovated master bath, with 3 guest houses,a multi purpose entertainment ...

Engel & Volkers Austin
EXCLUSIVE

3817 Westlake Dr Austin, Texas

$3,295,000 €2,795,808

Residential, House

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,111 SqFt
  •  

This gated estate is situated at the top of the canyon boulder, extremely private this cozy home offers 3 bds,4 bths,liv/din areas with entertaining kitchen all with incredible Lake Austin views and only 15 minute drive to downtown Austin. Vast ou...

Engel & Volkers Austin
EXCLUSIVE

5203 Tortuga Trl Austin, Texas

$3,250,000 €2,757,625

Lot, Single Lot

  •  

Fantastic opportunity to own .804 acre(s) of sanctuary on Lake Austin. With approximately 100 feet of waterfront, an existing two stall boat dock and pier, this lot enables you to build the lake estate of your dreams with city services and minutes...

Engel & Volkers Austin
EXCLUSIVE

2503 Tydings Cv Austin, Texas

$3,195,000 €2,710,958

Residential, House

  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,775 SqFt
  •  

OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Oct 22nd, 2017, 2:00pm - 5:00pm - Stunning traditional limestone waterfront home in desirable Lake Austin neighborhood. This southern charmer boasts porches that run the length of the home both up/downstairs to experience all the visual wonder that is Lake Austin! All bedrooms ha...

Engel & Volkers Austin
OPEN HOUSE

920 Cypress Grove Austin, Texas

$2,195,000 €1,862,458

Lot, Single Lot

  • 2 Acres

Beautiful 2 acre lot on Lake Austin with 155' of main body waterfrontage. Lush tree covered lot located across from Balcones Canyon Land Preserve. Award winning schools with convenient shopping and restaurants minutes away. HOA will be established...

Engel & Volkers Austin
EXCLUSIVE

920 Cypress Grove Austin, Texas

$2,195,000 €1,862,458

Lot, Single Lot

  • 2 Acres

Beautiful 2 acre lot on Lake Austin with 155' of main body waterfrontage. Lush tree covered lot located across from Balcones Canyon Land Preserve. Award winning schools with convenient shopping and restaurants minutes away. HOA will be established...

Engel & Volkers Austin
EXCLUSIVE

N/A Austin, Texas

$2,195,000 €1,862,458

Lot, Single Lot

  • 2 Acres

Engel & Volkers Austin
NEW TO MARKET

12917 Hacienda Rdg Austin, Texas

$2,049,000 €1,738,577

Residential, House

  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 5,495 SqFt
  •  

Nestled away in the protected, private & secluded Spanish Oaks community, this classic Santa Barbara custom style home offers over 5400 sq. ft of on-trend design with the functional open floor plan & layout ideal for comfortable family living. No ...

Engel & Volkers Austin
EXCLUSIVE

924 Cypress Grove Austin, Texas

$1,895,000 €1,607,908

Lot, Single Lot

  • 2 Acres

Beautiful 2 acre lot on Lake Austin with 155' of main body water frontage. Lush tree covered lot located across from Balcones Canyon Land Preserve. Award winning schools with convenient shopping and restaurants minutes away. HOA will be establishe...

Engel & Volkers Austin
EXCLUSIVE

Recent Transactions

00000011 Selma Hughes Austin, Texas

$30,000,000 €25,455,000

Farms & Acreage

  • 1,000 SqFt
  • 115 Acres

115 acre ranch on the shores of beautiful Lake Austin with over 1850 ft of waterfront.This property is one of the last available large parcels of land on this pristine lake and features gently sloping terrain with pecan and oaks trees covering the...

Engel & Volkers Austin
SOLD

7829 Escala Dr Austin, Texas

$5,595,000 €4,747,358

Residential, House

  • 5 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 10,896 SqFt
  • 4.06 Acres

Exquisite home is situated on 4 acres offering formal living/ dining, study/ open kitchen family room/breakfast area/game room/bar/ television pit/media room/wine cellar. Master bedroom/ master bath/ his& hers vanities/California walk in closets. ...

Engel & Volkers Austin
SOLD

18109 Travis Cir Lago Vista, Texas

$5,495,000 €4,662,508

Residential, House

  • 8 Beds
  • 10 Baths
  • 11,720 SqFt
  • 13.46 Acres

Wonderful opportunity to own fully gated estate/compound on private peninsula on Lake Travis North shore w/1000 ft. gently slopping water frontage. Includes main residence, guest house & 2 guest apartments, 4 full kitchens, & negative edge pool &...

Engel & Volkers Austin
SOLD

N/A Austin, Texas

$4,950,000 €4,200,075

Residential, House

  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 6,730 SqFt
  • 1.07 Acres

Engel & Volkers Austin
SOLD

8208 Big View Dr Austin, Texas

$3,995,000 €3,389,758

Residential, House

  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 6,729 SqFt
  • 1.01 Acres

Beautiful custom home with 121' of Lake Austin water frontage in established River Place neighborhood. This home features custom upgrades and detail throughout with incredible grounds providing full sports court, pool with slide, spa, fire pit and...

Engel & Volkers Austin
SOLD

8700 Big View Dr Austin, Texas

$3,695,000 €3,135,208

Residential, House

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,891 SqFt
  • 2.07 Acres

Amazing 2+acre lot on Lake Austin with 600+ of waterfront.Architecturally designed, nestled into 200+ year old cypress and Pecan trees,featuring waterfalls and two giant flat grassy yards.Built in 2006 this home features 5 bedrooms,5.5 baths,3 liv...

Engel & Volkers Austin
SOLD

36 Water Front Ave Lakeway

$3,390,000 €2,876,415

Residential, House

  • 5 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 8,000 SqFt
  •  

New construction overlooks private cove on Lake Travis!Hand carved cantera stone,exotic hardwoods,200 s.f. outdoor living,wine cellar.Marina Pkg.avail. 13'x34' boat slip avail. accessed from common area 3 lots over. Exquisite detail in every way.

Engel & Volkers Austin
SOLD

3407 Woodcutters Way Austin, Texas

$2,995,000 €2,541,258

Residential, House

  • 7 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 8,678 SqFt
  •  

This gorgeous livable estate home has everything! Award winning master ba,study,library,media,gameroom,gourmet kitchen open to family rm,outdoor living/kit w/firepl.poolw/spa,huge playscape,lush landscaping,hardwoods,travertine,air cond garage,& on!

Engel & Volkers Austin
SOLD

2620 Ravello Ridge Dr Austin, Texas

$2,875,000 €2,439,438

Residential, House

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 9,112 SqFt
  • 1.38 Acres

Timeless custom estate located on the 5th fairway of the Fazio Foothills. Private enclave in one of Austin's most exclusive neighborhoods. Unsurpassed quality & exquisite finishing details. Features sprawling hardwoods, gorgeous custom light fix...

Engel & Volkers Austin
SOLD

17800 Kingfisher Ridge Lago Vista, Texas

$2,811,100 €2,385,218

Residential, House

  • 7 Beds
  • 12 Baths
  • 11,814 SqFt
  • 9.3 Acres

Ceiling-high, fire alarm system, High speed connection, jetted tub, security system-owned, separate shower, smoke detector, stereo system, walk-in closet,wet bar, wired for cable,wired for security.

Engel & Volkers Austin
SOLD

4350 River Garden Trl Austin, Texas

$2,700,000 €2,290,950

Residential, House

  • 6 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 5,605 SqFt
  • Acres

Engel & Volkers Austin
SOLD

8108 Big View Austin, Texas

$2,595,000 €2,201,858

Residential, House

  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 6,020 SqFt
  • 1.09 Acres

100' of Lake Austin Shoreline!! Waterfront estate with venetian plaster walls, beautiful front entry with spiral staircase, walls of windows and open floor plan. Chef's kitchen with commercial grade appliances, 2 dishwashers, double sub zeros & cu...

Engel & Volkers Austin
SOLD

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The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing.

Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from October 22nd, 2017 at 6:45am EDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

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