Circle C Ranch Neighborhood Guide


Circle C Ranch is a large master-planned community about 20 minutes' commute from downtown. With about 5,000 homes, It is a safe, suburban, residential neighborhood with several amenities and access to some of Austin's best parks and outdoor venues. The neighborhood is close to Hwy. 1 (MoPac) and Hwy. 290, providing access to the rest of the city and areas west of Austin. There is little to no public transportation here, so residents need a vehicle to get around. There is shopping and dining within walking distance for some residents.

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Circle C Ranch is one of the premier master-planned communities in Austin and certainly one of the oldest. Planning started in 1983 and the first homes were built in 1987. Circle C is a residential neighborhood with mostly families, especially younger families with small children. There are also some retirees, empty nesters, and couples here.

Circle C is a family-friendly neighborhood with abundant green space and multiple options for outdoor recreation. Neighborhood amenities include a private, Olympic size swimming pool and a kids' pool, golf course, tennis club, and a 3.1-mile bike and rollerblading track known as the Veloway. Nearby Circle C Ranch Metropolitan Park and Slaughter Creek Trail feature miles of hike and bike trails, a disc golf course, several soccer fields, a playscape, a basketball court, picnic tables, and two sand volleyball courts. The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is also in the neighborhood, with more hiking trails and outdoor plant and flower exhibits.

Zilker Park and the Barton Creek Greenbelt are just a few minutes' drive away, as is Barton Creek Mall, one of the largest shopping centers in town. As the area has grown in population, more shopping, dining, and entertainment venues have been added, including an Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Whole Foods, Costco, and other popular Austin restaurants and businesses.

The Homeowners Association is active and sponsors several annual events including an Easter Egg hunt, Fourth of July parade, and holiday lighting contest.

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Circle C Ranch Metropolitan Park

Slaughter Creek Trail


Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Zilker Park

Barton Creek Greenbelt

Views From the Street

Back Bay Ln. Lacrosse Ave. Austral Loop
Gorham Glen Ln. Needham Ln. Hansa Loop
Tanaqua Ln. Viridian Way Hachita Dr.
Mesa Grande Dr. Hopeland Dr. Hillside Terrace Dr.

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Real Estate and Apartments

Circle C homes date from the 1980s to 2013. Houses range from 1,500 to over 4,000 square feet. As it is one of the most well-known neighborhoods in southwest Austin, home prices have been rising rapidly.

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