Developed in the late 1980s to mid 1990s, Mount Bonnell Shores is one of Austin’s best neighborhoods. With beautiful views, custom luxury homes and some of the most prime real estate overlooking Lake Austin, its no wonder this neighborhood has very little turnover. Scroll Down to Read our Mount Bonnell Shores Neighborhood Guide.
Mount Bonnell Shores Homes for Sale
Mount Bonnell Shores Austin Neighborhood Map
Mount Bonnell Shores is located off Mount Bonnell Road south of 2222. The neighborhood can be accessed through Tortuga Trail from Mt Bonnell Rd.
Streets in Mount Bonnell neighborhood include:
- Mount Bonnell Road
- Fred Eby Jr Lane
- Odessa Lane
- Tortuga Trail
- Tortuga Place
- Tortuga Cove
- Hurlock Drive
- Mountain Cedar Cove
Explore other Northwest Austin neighborhoods in our Northwest Austin Neighborhood Guide.
Mount Bonnell Shores Zip Code
The zip code for Northwest Austin’s Mount Bonnell neighborhood is 78731.
Mount Bonnell Shores Homes
Its rare to find many homes in Northwest Austin’s Mount Bonnell Shores neighborhood for sale. Its the kind of neighborhood where buyers buy and stay for a long time. When you can find a home, expect to pay anywhere from $800,000 to over $3,000,000 for waterfront lots. Many of the homes have spectacular views overlooking Dry Creek and Bright Leaf Preserve.
Mount Bonnell Shores Neighborhood Photos
Mount Bonnell Shores Builders
Mount Bonnell Shores was developed by these builders:
- Buffington Homes
- Legend Homes
- Capital Homes
Mount Bonnell Shores Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate in Northwest Austin’s Mount Bonnell Shores neighborhood is 1.9749% as of the 2022 tax year, down from 2.1767% as of the 2021 tax year.
Mount Bonnell Shores Schools
Children who live in Northwest Austin’s Mount Bonnell Shores neighborhood are served by the Austin ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Highland Park Elementary - 8/10
- Lamar Middle - 6/10
- McCallum High - 7/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of September 2023. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
Mount Bonnell Shores Sold Data – What Mount Bonnell Shores Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Mount Bonnell Shores and for how much? Where can I find pictures of homes that actually sold? How many days does it take to sell a home in Mount Bonnell Shores? How many homes are currently for sale in Mount Bonnell Shores? What’s the median sold price in Mount Bonnell Shores? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Mount Bonnell Shores? How’s the Mount Bonnell Shores market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Mount Bonnell Shores Sold Data Report.
Things to Do Near Mount Bonnell Shores
Climb the 70 stairs to Mt Bonnell Park. Legend has it if you climb the stairs once, you’ll in love. Twice, you’ll get engaged. Do it three times and marriage is next. Whether or not you believe in the legend, you’ll be happy you climbed the stairs when you see the view. Standing 775 feet above sea level, you’ll have a view of Downtown, the Texas Hill Country and the beautiful lake front homes of the Island at Mt Bonnell Shores.
Visit the Elisabeth Ney Museum. View the works of this famous German sculptress who immigrated to Texas in the 1870s. The gallery is open for a few hours a day, so check the schedule for times.
Places to Eat Near Mount Bonnell Shores
For a blast from the past head south on Mount Bonnell Road to Dry Creek Cafe. Serving Austin for over 50 years, this dive bar looks exactly like it did when it opened its doors. Stay until sunset and you’ll have a spectacular view from the patio.
Enjoy lunch or dinner at Mirabelle’s. The chef at Mirabelle knows how to pair different ingredients to create some tasty dishes. I am partial to their Hacked Salad. The dressing is great and it comes with these wonderful corn muffins which are enough to bring you back again and again.
In the mood for steak and seafood? Try Truluck’s Seafood, Steak and Crab House where you’ll not only have great food, but a great dining experience as well. With a great dining staff and a great wine list, its clear why this is one of the best restaurants around.
Northwest Austin Realtor Specializing in Mount Bonnell Shores
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Northwest Austin Realtors specializing in Mount Bonnell Shores homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Mount Bonnell Shores, Rebecca and Raymond know the area well and have the experience and tools necessary to make your next real estate transaction stress free. For more info about who we are and how we work, check out Buying a Home in Mount Bonnell Shores and Selling a Home in Mount Bonnell Shores.