Circle C Ranch is probably the most recognized master planned community in southwest Austin and offers its residents an amazing selection of ‘quality of life’ components that make it a popular choice for the Austin home buyer. Situated in southwest Austin, primarily in the southwest quadrant of MoPac Boulevard and Slaughter Lane (the development actually spills onto both sides of MoPac and Slaughter), the community is situated only 20 minutes from Austin’s downtown core and entertainment district. With this convenient location, carefully nurtured natural setting, and excellent schools, Circle C Ranch has been a popular home buying destination for years.
Circle C Homes for Sale
Circle C Ranch History
Built as a master planned community in 1988, the development began as Circle C Ranch. Original amenities included a heated, Olympic sized swimming pool, tennis center, golf course, on-site daycare facilities near the pool, and a unique community plan that encouraged open, natural spaces and parks for its nature loving residents. The popularity of the first phase lead to the future development of Circle C North, Circle C West, Circle C Park Place, Vintage Place, Circle C Muirfield and Circle C Meridian. Eventually, commercial development followed and Slaughter Lane and Escarpment Boulevard hosts a number a business opportunities that offer convenient shopping and dining.
Homes in Circle C Ranch
Circle C Ranch homes range in size between 1,500 and 4,500 square feet and average 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. With prices from the low $200,000s to $550,000 many Austinites find this area to be a great fit for raising families and as their needs changed, they stayed in the area and downsized when they no longer needed the space. With over 3,000 households making up Circle C Ranch, this friendly community has remained popular since its inception and will likely remain so in years to come! There are a number of quality new home builders in the area: Newmark, D.R. Horton, Streetman, and David Weekley are but a few. Home sizes generally depend on restrictions to the specific phase so check with your realtor if you’re interested in smaller or larger homes in the area.
Circle C Ranch Austin Attractions
One can’t talk about Circle C Ranch without thinking of the beautiful Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Research Center located east of MoPac less than a mile from the community. With trails, community events and learning centers for wildflower research, it’s an educational destination for the family on a sunny, spring afternoon. Adjacent to the Wildflower center is the Veloway for bike riding and rollerblades. If you want to get your blood pumping in the morning, there are plenty of opportunities at Circle C! The 18-hole golf course designed by Jay Morrish is in a beautiful hill-country setting and offers Texas-style elegance for hours of fun on the greens. And we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention the Exemplary Rated Kiker, Mills, and Baranoff Elementary schools at Circle C Ranch. Parental involvement really shines in the quality of schools in this neighborhood, and residents are proud of their community and its offerings!