Are you thinking about buying a house in Westlake with a pool? If you’re considering moving to Westlake, you may want to acknowledge that Austin summers can be hot. In fact, summers here can be brutal and many residents find that August is a great time to get out of Austin and escape the heat. However, if you have a pool life can be a bit more enjoyeable in Austin. You may consider joining a club with a pool. There is a community pool you can become a member of in Rollingwood, and there are country clubs like Barton Creek, Lost Creek, and Austin Country Club where you can get a break from the heat in the summer. But, what’s better than finding a house for sale in Westlake with a pool in YOUR backyard?
Luckily more than 80% of the houses that sold in EANES ISD last year had a pool. So, if you are searching for a house for sale in Westlake, there’s a pretty good chance you can find a home in Westlake with a pool. Even if you fall in love with a house that doesn’t have a pool, you could add one. However, you should know that in order to build a pool in Westlake, you must first penetrate the super hard limestone soil which can be pricey depending on the size of pool you want to build. If you can’t find a house for sale in Westlake with a pool that you like, you can visit this site to find recommendations for pool builders.
If you are looking at a property for sale in Westlake with a pool, you should know that pools require regular maintenance. I can recommend plenty of great pool companies to take care of your Westlake home’s pool service. However, if you are looking at buying a home with a pool, you should know that a pool will usually cost a minimum of 2K/year to maintain.
In my opinion, the maintenance costs associated with buying a house with a pool are well worth it in Austin, TX. If you buy a home in Westlake with a pool, you will be able to use it almost year-round. Find a property with a pool AND a hot tub and you will be able to use it the entire year!
You may be interested in checking out my article on the Westlake real estate market, if you are looking at houses for sale in Westlake with a pool.
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