Southwest Austin’s Circle C Ranch neighborhood is one of the more acclaimed master planned communities in all of Austin. The land was first developed in the early 1980’s with the first homes built in 1987. Building was set to finish out in 2012, but builders found more land south of 45 to continue to build. With several hundred more homes expected, building in Circle C should continue for several more years. Although Circle C has always had a certain appeal to home buyers, the desirability of the Circle C community continues to grow as new restaurants, like the highly rated District Kitchen and entertainment with Alamo Drafthouse, are being added to the area. Circle C is also known for its tremendous recreational areas, some of the best amenities in any master planned community in Austin and highly rated schools. Whether you’re looking for a new or an established home, Circle C is one of the go to neighborhoods for those looking to live in South Austin. Scroll Down to Read our Circle C Neighborhood Guide.
Circle C Homes for Sale
Where is Circle C?
Circle C is conveniently located 12 miles Southwest of Downtown Austin, 12 miles from the Walsh Boat Ramp on Lake Austin and 26 miles south of the Lake Travis area. Part of the appeal of Circle C is the close proximity to Downtown – just a 20 minute drive – but has the feel that you’re a world away from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
Circle C Ranch is roughly bordered by just north of Slaughter Lane to the north, South Mopac Expressway to the east, Highway 45 to the south and FM 1826 to the west. There is one section located to the East of MoPac and a few smaller neighborhoods north of Slaughter Lane. The map below shows a more detailed view. Explore other Southwest Austin neighborhoods in our Southwest Austin Neighborhood Guide.
Circle C Neighborhood Guide – Homes
Homes in Southwest Austin’s Circle C neighborhood are very diverse in size, style and price. A lot of this has to do with the continuous building of homes since the 1980’s. Another reason is the number of builders that have been in the area over this time. You’ll find everything for a traditional 1980s style home with no updates since it was built to a modern, new luxury home. If you like the location of Circle C, you can usually find the style of home you like, no matter how unique your tastes are.
Circle C Builders
Some of the major builders in the Circle C neighborhood are
- D.R. Horton
- KB Homes
- David Weekley
- Standard Pacific
- Wilshire Homes
Average Circle C Home
Home size and price can be vastly different between each Circle C neighborhood. However, the overall average home in Southwest Austin’s Circle C, has the following profile:
- 4 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 3,047 Sq Ft
Circle C Amenities
Circle C has three amenity centers: 2 in the main section of Circle C and 1 in Avana. The Circle C Swim Center is the original amenity center and is located at Lacrosse and Escarpment. There you’ll find a genuine, heated (year round) Olympic Size pool with plenty of space to lay out and get some sun and a toddler pool for the young kids. You’ll also find Circle C Catering, which is open nightly for late lunch/dinner, basketball courts, sand volleyball court and kids’ playground. The second amenity center is located at Lacrosse and Spruce Canyon. There you’ll find a resort style pool with water slide, meeting room available for gatherings with commercial kitchen and park. The third amenity center is found in Avana at Trissino Dr and Escarpment Blvd. There you’ll find a community pool, picnic pavilion and playscape. Throughout Circle C, you’ll find 5 HOA maintained parks which are located in Vintage Place, Park Place, Wildflower Park, the Swim Center and at Circle C Metro Park. Circle C Metro Park has nearly 550 acres of open space, 2 miles of walking trails, 18 hole disc golf, soccer fields, sand volleyball courts, playground and picnic tables. Slaughter Creek Trails are located just off 1826 and are one of the area’s best kept secrets. There are rarely people there and you can see lots of wildlife as you run or bike.
Where are Circle C Community Pools and Amenities?
We’ve marked the amenities on the Circle C neighborhoods map below. Here is a list of their addresses if you’d like to map to them. You can also scroll down to our Circle C Neighborhoods Map, where we’ve mapped them for you and given a link to a printable Circle C Amenities Map.
- Circle C Amenity Center & Resort Pool – 7817 LaCrosse Ave, Austin 78739
- Circle C Swim Center – 5919 LaCrosse Ave, Austin 78739
- Avana Community Center and Pool – Trissino Dr and Escarpment Blvd, Austin 78739
- Circle C Park – 6301 Slaughter Lane, Austin 78739
- Vintage Place Playground – Bungalow Lane and Carrington Dr, Austin, 78739
- Swim Center Play Area – 5919 LaCrosse Ave, Austin 78739
- Wildflower Park and Playground – 5003 Scottish Thistle Dr, Austin, 78739
- Park Place Playground
- Veloway Park – 4900 La Crosse Ave, Austin, 78739
- Slaughter Creek Trails – 9901 FM 1826, Austin, 78737
Circle C Sold Data – What Circle C Homes Actually Sold For
What sold recently in Circle C 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 Circle C? How many homes are currently for sale in Circle C? What’s the median sold price in Circle C? What does the 90 day historic market trend look like in Circle C? How’s the Circle C market trending?
All of these questions (and more!) can be answered on our Circle C Sold Data Report.
Circle C Neighborhoods
More than 25 years after it was first developed, Circle C now consists of eighteen smaller communities including:
|Alta Mira – 4 bed, 3 bath, 2,800 sqft||Avana – 4 bed, 4 bath, 2,825 sqft||Barstow Court – 4 bed, 3 bath, 2,800 sqft|
|Barstow Trail – Coming Soon||Cornerstone at Circle C – 4 bed, 4 bath, 2,900 sqft||Circle C North – 3 bed, 2 bath, 2,000 sqft|
|Circle C on the Park – 4 bed, 3 bath, 3,650 sqft||Circle C Ranch – 4 bed, 2 bath, 2,800 sqft||Enclave – 3-5 beds, 2-2.5 baths|
|Enclave Estates – 3-5 bed, 2-3.5 bath||Fairway Estates – 3-6 bed, 2-4 bath, 3,000-5,400 sqft||Greyrock Ridge – 4 beds, 4 baths, 2,800 sq ft|
|Hielscher – 3-4 beds, 2.5-3.5 baths||Muirfield – 4 bed, 3 bath, 3,350 sq ft||Park Place – 4 bed, 2 bath, 2,500 sqft|
|Park West – 4 beds, 2 baths, 2,500 sq ft||Vintage Place – 4 bed, 3 bath, 3,000 sqft||Wildflower Park – 3 bed, 2 bath, 2,200 sq ft|
Circle C Neighborhoods Map
We found it hard to keep all of these neighborhoods and boundaries straight, so we decided to map it out. The map below shows a breakdown of all thirteen Circle C neighborhoods and where they are. The map is interactive, so feel free to move it around and zoom in and out. Scroll down to continue reading our Circle C neighborhood guide.
To find out the name of a neighborhood, click on the shaded area and its name will pop up.
Circle C Areas
You probably saw on the map above some neighborhood names that weren’t included in the above list. These areas are alternate names for the areas above. The following neighborhood guides describe each area:
|Golf Club Estates – 3-6 bed, 2-4 bath, 3,000-5,400 sqft||Golf West Estates – 3-6 bed, 2-4 bath, 3,000-5,400 sqft||La Crosse – 4 bed, 3 bath, 2,800 sqft|
|Somerset Estates – 4 bed, 3 bath, 3,350 sq ft|
Circle C Property Tax Rate
The property tax rate in Southwest Austin’s Circle C neighborhood is 1.9749% as of the 2022 tax year, down from 2.1767% as of the 2021 tax year.
Circle C Schools
Children who live in Southwest Austin’s Circle C, neighborhood are served by the Austin ISD and will likely attend the following schools:
- Baranoff Elementary - 8/10
- Bear Creek Elementary - 8/10
- Clayton Elementary - 8/10
- Kiker Elementary - 8/10
- Mills Elementary - 9/10
- Bailey Middle - 6/10
- Gorzycki Middle - 9/10
- Bowie High - 8/10
School ratings reflect Great Schools ratings as of November 2023. Ratings are subject to change at any time. Please verify ratings and boundaries with the school district.
Golf Near Circle C
The Circle C neighborhood has one of the best golf courses in Austin within its confines. The Grey Rock Golf Course, formally the Golf Club at Circle C, is a stunning 160 acre public golf course filled with rolling hills and hundreds of live oaks. Green fees range from $40 to $74. The Grey Rock Golf Course is located at 7401 State Highway 45. Scroll down to continue reading our Circle C neighborhood guide.
Things to Do Near Circle C
One of the reasons that people choose to live in Circle C are for the amenities surrounding the community. Besides being in close proximity to Downtown Austin, an easy drive to Lake Austin and Lake Travis, and having a great golf with in the Circle C community; there is recreational areas right at your doorstep and plenty of shopping nearby. The Circle C Swim Center is one of the largest in Austin. It is also the only Olympic-sized heated outdoor pool which allows the pool to be open all year. A few of the recreational areas are the Lady Bird Johnson Center, The Circle C Metropolitan Park and the Veloway. The Veloway is Southwest Austin’s first paved trail exclusively for bicycles and rollerblading. The Shops at Arbor Trails and the Sunset Valley Shopping Center offer plenty of shopping options for the Circle C community.
Circle C Neighborhood Tour
Places to Eat Near Circle C
Circle C is not lacking for great places to eat. The Satellite Bistro is definitely the place to go with a large group as the menu offers something for everyone. Looking for good food and live music? You can’t go wrong with the Waterloo Icehouse. District Kitchen is a recent addition to Escapement Village and has gotten high praise for their American food and cocktails. If your looking for some comfort food, Mangieri’s Pizza Cafe is a great choice.
Coffee Near Circle C
Looking for coffee? The closest is the Starbucks in the Escarpment Village and is within walking distance of some Circle C homes. Willing to drive a little further and like sweet coffee? Try Summermoon on S 1st in South Austin or on Main Street in Buda.
Where to Work Out – Gyms Near Circle C
There are 3 major gyms all within 5 miles of the Circle C Community. If you want a gym that has everything, there is Lifetime Fitness. If you’re just looking for a good workout, there is Gold’s Gym. If you have a hectic schedule and your need to work out at irregular hours, there is the 24 hour Fitness. Thanks for reading our Circle C neighborhood guide.
Southwest Austin Realtor Specializing in Circle C
Rebecca Jacks and Raymond Stoklosa are Southwest Austin Realtors specializing in Circle C homes. Whether you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Circle C, 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 Circle C and Selling a Home in Circle C.