Circle C Ranch in Southwest Austin
Zip Code: Austin, TX 78739, 78749
Austin MLS Areas: SWW, nearly all of Circle C Ranch, and SWE
Location: Circle C Ranch is a large home development in Southwest Austin. It is mostly bounded by MOPAC, Loop 1, on the East, SH-45 on the South, FM-1826 on the West, and West Slaughter Lane on the North. Portions of Circle C Ranch are located on the East side of Mopac at LaCrosse Avenue, on the South side of SH-45 SW, Avana and Grey Rock, and on the North side of Slaughter Lane, Circle C North, Vintage Place and Park Place.
Circle C Ranch SW Austin Building Information
Circle C Ranch homes were first built in 1987. In early January 2020, new home construction in Circle C Ranch was still happening in Grey Rock Ridge and Avana. Some Circle C Ranch builders are Homes by AVI who built the Lacrosse Condominiums, and Village Builders.
Home Areas in Circle C Ranch:
North of West Slaughter Lane: Park Place, Vintage Place, Circle C North, Barstow Court.
East of Mopac off LaCrosse: Wildflower Park, opposite the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Enclosed by FM-1826, West Slaughter Lane, Mopac and SH-45: Circle C South, Circle C West/Hielscher (Alta Mira, Fairway Estates 1,2 & 3, The Enclave, Muirfield/Somerset and Park West (Garden Homes), Cornerstone.
South of SH-45: At the SH-45 intersection with Escarpment Blvd., Village Builders is Avana. In early 2020, Village Builders includes the build-out of 387 homes in Greyrock Ridge.
A new section of Circle C, the Lacrosse Condominiums, was built by Homes by AVI and is close to the intersection of MOPAC and Lacrosse AVE.
Note:The Meridian community South of SH-45 at the Southwest corner of Circle C Ranch is not a part of Circle C Ranch and is separate.
Circle C Ranch Amenities & Location
Circle C has Hill Country pretty trees and greenery as well as views and trails that include more than 460 park acres.
It also has access to the MOPAC Expressway, Loop 1 for a short drive to downtown Austin.
MOPAC has been improving continually, and the long-awaited SH-45 SW tollway has been finished to connect the southern part of MOPAC and the Eastern end of SH-45 SW at Greyrock Ridge with FM-1826 in Hays County making using the MOPAC easier to do.
Circle C is also near Zilker Park and Lake Austin.
Shopping areas including Escarpment Village and Parkside Village, are along West Slaughter Lane and inside the Circle C Ranch community. The Barton Creek Square Mall is located at the corner of Loop 360 and MOPAC is nearby and so is The Shops at Arbor Trails which are located just north of Circle C Ranch off MOPAC at William Cannon DR.
Circle C Ranch Community Amenities
There is a Swimming Center with the only heated, outdoor, Olympic-sized pool in Central Texas.
There is also a Circle C Community Pool with a slide, beach entry and splash pad, that opened in 2012 at the corner of LaCross Avenue and Spruce Canyon Drive.
There are also two more community centers that include other swimming areas Circle C Ranch Residents can use that are located in the Greyrock Ridge neighborhood and in the Avana neighborhood.
There is the Grey Rock Golf Club, that used to be known as the Circle C Golf Club and is now owned by Austin City.
Some homes in two gated neighborhoods, Muirfield and Fairway Estates, are built along the Grey Rock course’s front nine holes. Other portions of Grey Rock Golf Club are alongside the Avana subdivision.
Grey Rock Tennis Club located in the Golf Club is great for tennis enthusiasts and offers 8 lighted courts, a pro shop and more.
There is also a Circle C Child Development Center, and a Neighborhood Fire Station that is near the intersection of Escarpment Boulevard and SH-45 SW.
Additionally there is an Escarpment Village shopping center with an HEB, Wachovia Bank, Starbucks, Waterloo Icehouse and other shops.
Parkside Village is another shopping area in Circle C Ranch.
Parks area also abundant in Circle C with some 462 acres of the Circle C Park total. The parks are natural for the most part and include biking and hiking trails.
Two parks have been developed for resident use, the Metropolitan Park,past Escarpment at 6301 W. Slaughter Lane, has soccer fields for children in the South Austin Youth Soccer Association. The park also has many oak trees and includes a children’s playground and picnic tables, a basketball court, a Frisbee golf course, and other trails. The other park is the Veloway which is a 23-foot wide, more than 3 mile long, asphalt-paved track built on over 100 acres of parkland for bikers and rollerbladers to use. Foot traffic and vehicles are not allowed on the Veloway. The Veloway trail is located on La Crosse across the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflaower Center, and is open during daylight hours.
There are 6 Circle C Playscapes:
Avaña Playscape at 6610 Trissino Drive
GreyRock Playscape at 12500 Archelletta Blvd
Park Place Playscape located on York Bridge Circle
Swim Center Playscape and Sport Courts located within the Swim Center Plaza at 5919 La Crosse Avenue
Vintage Place Playscape located in Vintage place on Bungalow Lane
Wildflower Park Playscape located on Tiger Lily Way (across from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center)
Circle C Ranch School District
Students in Circle C Ranch usually go to schools in the Austin Independent School District. Circle C itself is so big that elemantry students go to one of four different schools, middle school students go to one of two schools. This is not guaranteed as boundaries change over time, however to see which schools any specific home falls under you will need to check the address with the Austin ISD.