Neighborhoods Northwest of AustinCedar Park is adjacent to Austin on the northwest side of town. This area includes Lakeline Mall, along with some of the better schools in the Austin area. Prices range from the mid-$100's to over $600K for some of the more upscale neighborhoods. If you would like to be close to the lake, Cedar Park is also pretty convenient to Lake Travis. The new toll roads make travel from Cedar Park to the east much faster.
Leander is just north of Cedar Park, about 5 miles north along Highway 183, and you can expect to pay similar prices there. The new 183A toll road will improve the commute dramatically for some residents. Leander has a slightly more rural feel than Cedar Park.