Southwest Austin Neighborhoods

Southwest Austin Neighborhood Guide

Southwest Austin boundaries extend to the Travis County Line and Mopac Expressway, as well as Highways 290 and 71. Neighborhoods include Circle C Ranch, Sendera, Shady Hollow, Western Oaks, and many more.

Southwest Austin’s popularity lies largely in its family-oriented atmosphere, for example, its proximity to natural beauty. Attractions include the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the Veloway, and over a dozen parks such as Dick Nichols and the Metro Park at Slaughter Creek and the nearby Texas Hill Country

Students in Southwest Austin generally attend Austin Independent School District. AISD has a large, diverse student body. 62% of the schools in the district received Exemplary or Recognized ratings, and 99% passed the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills.

Homes in the area include developments from as far back as the 1970s but are largely new constructions and high-end developments like Circle C Ranch, the Western Oaks Villages and Shady Hollow. Master-planned communities offer the peak of suburban comfort while still maintaining a short commute time to downtown Austin.

Southwest Austin is the place to be when it comes to family-oriented communities. Its combination of nature and modernity makes it the perfect choice for your next home. Warm neighbors, great educational institutions, and a wide diversity of recreational activities are all part of this friendly and wonderful community. Properties in Southwest Austin are mainly family homes as well as large refurbished brick buildings. Rates range from $200,000 to $ 400,000.

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Circle C Ranch

Circle C Ranch is a master-planned and naturally beautiful neighborhood that has maintained its native flora. Hiking, biking, and walking trails are just a few of the many recreational activities that are available in Circle C Ranch, making it perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.

It also has 460 acres of dedicated parkland, easy access to the Mopac Expressway, and a number of major shopping malls. Circle C was first developed in the 1980s and it is a great place to raise a family. In the Circle C Ranch neighborhood, you will also find The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and the Veloway, a scenic bike trail winding through a park.

Western Oaks

Western Oaks is characterized by its single-level apartment homes that are very spacious and each one of them has a reserved parking spot and private yard. It is located in a very quiet area that will make you feel as if you were on a permanent vacation. Mills Elementary, Small Middle School, and Bowie High School are the educational institutions that will provide a top-rated education to children living in Western Oaks.

In addition to hiking and cycling, in Western Oaks, you also have the possibility to enjoy tennis, volleyball, and basketball in Dick Nicholas park which has two basketball courts, two tennis courts, and three volleyball courts. Prices start from under $200,000 to above $300,000. There are also luxury homes available in Western Oaks.

Shady Hollow

Shady Hollow is a neighborhood established in 1978. It features large homes with spacious front yards and back yards. All the homes in Shady Hollow are single-family residences. Shady Hollow`s clubhouse has a swimming pool, a wading pool, two basketball courts, four tennis courts, four parks, nature trails, playgrounds, and nature trails.

If you are a fan of nature, you need to visit The Lady Bird Wildflower Center, where you will find 16 native gardens and different nature trails. There is a variety of locally operated Mexican and Italian restaurants in the area. Contact us today for all of your Southwest Austin Real Estate needs.

Zip Codes

78735, 78736, 78739, 78745, 78748, 78749, 78752


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