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New Listing - 47 minutes online
$535,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,193
SQFT
4014 Gaines Ct
Austin, TX 78735
Courtyard At Gaines Ranch Subdivision
New Listing - 3 hours online
$505,376
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,765
SQFT
629 Catalina Ln
Austin, TX 78737
Belterra Subdivision
New Listing - 3 hours online
$1,888,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,155
SQFT
10217 Rawhide Trl
Austin, TX 78736
J R Morgan Sur 56 Subdivision
New Listing - 3 hours online
$595,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,583
SQFT
7513 Espina Dr
Austin, TX 78739
Meridian Sec A2 & B2 Subdivision
Open House 06/22 at 2PM
$389,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,100
SQFT
9912 Vikki Ter
Austin, TX 78736
Geneva Estates Sec 01 Subdivision
New Listing - 7 hours online
$545,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,488
SQFT
Address Withheld
Austin, TX 78737
Reunion Ranch Ph 2 Sec 2 Subdivision
New Listing - 11 hours online
$450,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,561
SQFT
7500 Mowinkle Dr
Austin, TX 78736
Westview Estates Sec 03 Subdivision
Open House 06/22 at 3PM
$480,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,213
SQFT
8307 Williamson Creek Dr
Austin, TX 78736
Village Oak West Subdivision
Open House 06/22 at 1PM
$465,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,686
SQFT
11400 Sabinal Mesa Dr
Austin, TX 78739
Shady Hollow West Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$2,275,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
6
TOTAL BATHS
5,049
SQFT
9512 Veletta Pl
Austin, TX 78735
Barton Creek Ph 04 Sec H Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$500,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending Taking Backups
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,071
SQFT
8807 Gallant Fox Rd
Austin, TX 78737
Fox Run Ridge Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$491,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active Contingent
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,963
SQFT
7204 Gentle Oak Dr
Austin, TX 78749
Woods Legend Oaks Sec 01 Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$465,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending Taking Backups
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,747
SQFT
112 Ridge Line Dr
Austin, TX 78737
Bush Ranch Ph 1 Rev Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$599,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
2,615
SQFT
5405 Allamanda Dr
Austin, TX 78739
Greyrock Ridge Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$575,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,805
SQFT
5712 Galsworthy Ct
Austin, TX 78739
Circle C Ranch Ph B Sec 18 Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$474,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending Taking Backups
3
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,545
SQFT
7025 Auckland Dr
Austin, TX 78749
Circle C Ranch Ph A Sec 05 Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$569,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending Taking Backups
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,531
SQFT
3603 Green Emerald Ter
Austin, TX 78739
Shady Hollow Estates Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$375,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,853
SQFT
195 Autumn Wood Ln
Austin, TX 78737
Cottages at Belterra Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$575,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
4
BED
4
TOTAL BATHS
3,323
SQFT
7617 Espina Dr
Austin, TX 78739
Meridian Sec A2 & B2 Subdivision
New Listing - yesterday
$312,500
Condo For Sale
Pending Taking Backups
2
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,723
SQFT
7701 Rialto Blvd #91 #91
Austin, TX 78735
Vista Hills Condo Subdivision

Overview

An Austin greenbelt waterfall
An Austin greenbelt waterfall

Southwest Austin is a popular part of Austin due to its environmental stewardship, lower crime rates, and excellent schools. The largest neighborhoods in the region are Circle C and Villages at Western Oaks, with numerous smaller neighborhoods such as Legend Oaks, Heights at Loma Vista, and Westcreek. Lewis Mountain Ranch and Granada Oaks, among other neighborhoods, offer homes on acreage.

Neighborhoods in southwest Austin can date back to the late 1970s, especially in Westcreek and the original Western Oaks, but many areas offer newer homes and even some new construction homes.

Freescale Semiconductor on West William Cannon and Advanced Micro Devices on Southwest Parkway are large employers in southwest Austin, and numerous other businesses, firms, and conveniences make this region of town highly desirable. Seton Southwest Hospital on FM 1826 is both a resource and an employer for the region.

Southwest Austin homes are zoned for the Austin Independent School District, and the Austin Community College Pinnacle Campus is here, on Highway 290 West.

Properties in Southwest Austin

Homes in southwest Austin are of a variety of square footages and styles, with the largest subdivisions (such as master-planned Circle C Ranch and Villages at Western Oaks) offering suburban style ranch and two-story homes with two and three garages. While some homes date back to the 70s, many homes in the area were built from the 90s on, when the area saw an explosion in growth and popularity.

Location

Southwest Austin generally is bordered to the south by Hays County, to the east by MoPac, and to the north and west by Highway 290. Homes in southwest Austin generally average 7-12 miles from downtown Austin. Zip codes for MLS area SWW include 78737, 78739, and 78749.

Amenities

Southwest Austin features numerous parks, thousands of acres of parkland and recreational land, and ecological features such as caves. This makes the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, where visitors can see and learn about native Texan plants and flowers, a perfect complement to the area. The Wildflower Center’s mission is to increase the sustainable use and conservation of native wildflowers, plants, and landscapes. Its location abutting Circle C makes it a popular spot for classes, tours, and events.

Also in southwest Austin is the Veloway, a 3.1 mile asphalt track for bicycling and rollerblading. “We love being close to the Veloway so we can load up our bikes and take a safe family ride because there are no vehicles on the Veloway. In the middle, it’s left natural with lots of trees and birds, and in the springtime, it’s full of bluebonnets. It’s a safe, hill country ride nestled within our neighborhood,” said Thompson.

Southwest Austin also is home to the Karst Preserve, an eight-acre area that is home to five caves, a sinkhole, and a walking trail, and the Goat Cave Preserve, an eight acre preserve sitting atop Edwards Limestone and containing numerous water-formed caves, sinkholes, and smaller openings.

Circle C Ranch Metropolitan Park on Slaughter Creek is a popular park of almost 550 acres, located off of Slaughter Lane. It is owned and operated by the City of Austin Parks Department and includes basketball courts, a large disc golf field, a multipurpose field, seven soccer fields, two volleyball courts, picnic tables, a playground, and almost six miles of trails.

Dick Nichols Park on Beckett Road features a large swimming pool and kiddie pool open year-round and a kids’ play area with swings, playscapes, and a water feature. It’s also home to a paved one-mile trail, a basketball court, volleyball and sand volleyball courts, two tennis courts, a multipurpose field, a large picnic shelter, and numerous picnic tables and barbecue pits.

Many neighborhoods also have their own parks and pools, such as Legend Oaks Neighborhood Park and Convict Hill Quarry Neighborhood Park, which still shows evidence of when the area was quarried for Texas State Capitol Building construction. Circle C also has private pools.

The Hampton Branch at Oak Hill Austin Public Library is on Convict Hill Road. The Hampton Branch opened in 1997 and is 8,400 square-feet. It has a walking trail, a reading gazebo, and is one of the busiest branches in the Austin Public Library system. Story times and other events are well attended at this branch. “We love the library,” said Thompson. “Our family enjoys being a few blocks from a City library, where we can check out books, get movies, and hang out, especially in the summer.”

The Austin Zoo, a functioning animal sanctuary, is in southwest Austin, with over 350 animals across over 100 species.

Also nearby is concert venue One World Theatre.

Gyms include Lifetime Fitness, 24 Hour Fitness, Planet Fitness, and Gold’s Gym.

Golf

The Grey Rock Golf Club, an 18-hole championship golf course, makes its home in Circle C. It features 160 acres of oak trees and views and offers memberships, plus a Golf Academy.

Shopping and Restaurants

Natural Gardener, known as the “Organic Gardening Headquarters” of Austin, is a very popular stop for homeowners in southwest Austin.

The Shops at Arbor Trails , at William Cannon and MoPac, is where many residents can be found running weekend errands. Costco is a big draw, as is Whole Foods Market. For shopping, there are dozens of stores such as Haverty’s, Healthy Pet, Staples, and Wanderland. Food and drink establishments include Chuy’s, Kerbey Lane Café, Mandola’s Italian Market, Double Dave’s Pizza Works, Tiff’s Treats, Torchy’s Tacos, Fire House Subs, Yo-Way Frozen Yogurt, and more. Banks, business offices, and health establishments round out the center.

Along Circle C on Slaughter Lane is Parkside Village, anchored by a five-screen Alamo Drafthouse Theater and 400 Rabbits, a stand-alone cocktail lounge. Also in the center are Austin Diagnostic Clinic Circle C, Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, TCBY, ATX Bikes, and Z Pizza.

At Escarpment and Slaughter Lane, bordering Villages at Western Oaks, is Escarpment Village. An HEB anchors the center, which straddles Escarpment. Dance lessons, dental appointments, veterinarian appointments, postal services, bank services? All here. Restaurants include The District, Mangieri’s Pizza Cafe, Austin Scoops, Waterloo Ice House, Santa Rita Tex-Mex Cantina, and Satellite Bistro & Bar.

The shopping centers of Sunset Valley and Oak Hill, plus Barton Creek Mall and Theatre, are only moments away from homes in southwest Austin.

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