Circle C is an affordable, master-planned community with thousands of homes in Southwest Austin. It was started in 1988 and is a very popular place to live, and several other Circle C developments in the same area are in the works. The South Austin neighborhood is primarily occupied by families, and especially those with young children. Circle C has many community amenities, such as a swimming center and tennis club. It is surrounded by parks and nature preserves, making it a wonderful place for lovers of the outdoors.
Circle C is located in Southwest Austin, about a 15-minute drive from downtown Austin with no traffic. It is a very large community; some of the homes are located off Slaughter Lane and MoPac, while some of the homes are south of MoPac.
If you live in Circle C, a car is usually a necessity. There are parks, a grocery store, some restaurants and more within walking distance, but because it is located in the suburbs, it is likely that your job will not be within walking (or even biking) distance. There is little to no city bus service in this area.
The People of Circle C:
Circle C consists of only residential homes in a community environment and is not very close to campus or downtown, so its residents are primarily families. There are a few singles and some couples without children (or with grown children), but the area is most heavily populated by families with children. There are nearly no college students living here.
The Circle C Swim Center has a baby pool and Olympic-sized pool. The Circle C Tennis Club is equipped with eight courts and a pro shop.
There are 450 acres of dedicated parkland around Circle C. There is an 18-hole championship course Grey Rock. Nearby Slaughter Creek Park features miles of hike and bike trails, a disc golf course, playscape, basketball court, picnic areas and two sand volleyball courts. The Veloway is located at the end of the park and has a 3.1-mile, 23-foot-wide track made for rollerblading and cycling.
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is near Circle C and has gardens and nature trails.
Sitting next to the Circle C Swim Center is the Circle C Café. They serve burgers, salads, and pizzas and delivery is free within Circle C.
Another dining option in Circle C is the nearby Waterloo Icehouse, which is also a great spot for drinks. The Salt Lick BBQ is just a few miles south in Driftwood, and serves up some of the best barbecue in central Texas. There are several other local restaurants near Circle C such as Blue Bamboo Viet-Thai Grill.
Circle C is one of Austin’s top-selling neighborhoods. Most of the homes’ prices range from the low 200s to the low 500s, though there are some above and below that range. Many homes in Circle C have slightly lower property taxes than those in other parts of Greater Austin.
The most common layout in Circle C homes is four bedrooms with 2.5 baths, though homes in the community range from 1,500 to 4,500 square feet.
Post Office: 7401 Slaughter Ln. W.
Zip Code: 78739
Schools: Kiker Elementary School, Bailey Middle School, Bowie High School