airport. Low-rise and high-rise, older and
brand new condominiums and
apartments are available throughout
Central Austin. A few towers exceed 30
stories and afford stunning views of
Austin, Lady Bird Lake and the Hill
Country. And, Austin’s Metro Rail system
links Crestview, Mueller and East Austin
to Downtown destinations.
Submitted by Kay Keesee,
Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty
With its abundance of greenspace, soccer
fields, golf course, country club, Olympic-size, heated swimming pool, and the
Veloway, Circle C Ranch is a community
unto itself. Located in South Austin, Circle
C’s northern boundary is Davis Lane, and
it extends south to just past Highway 45,
and is bounded on the east by Brodie Lane
and to the west by FM 1826, and offers
easy access to Mopac.
Popular with families, singles and empty
nesters because of its location, scenery,
and proximity to downtown Austin,
Circle C was the first master-planned
community built in Austin, and there’s
something for everyone. Homes range
from the $180s to more than
$600,000, and the area offers an
active homeowner’s association.
People live downtown for many reasons,
but mostly to be in the heart of the city’s
vibrant urban lifestyle. They enjoy the
unparalleled accessibility to shops,
entertainment, businesses, banks,
restaurants, attractions, and much more.
Downtown dwellers are a diverse group
of professionals, retirees, families, and
college students. Even those who live out
of town have chosen Austin’s downtown
as the perfect place for their second
home away from home – it’s ideal for UT
football fans that live out of town.
The cost of an urban lifestyle depends on
the location, setting, views and amenities.
The number of condos for sale has
remained relatively constant for the last
year or so.
Current active market listings range from
about $100,000 for a one-bedroom,
one-bath condo to more than $4 million
for a premier penthouse suite. Designs for
the downtown high-rise units are usually
contemporary, with open floor plans, and
natural materials like concrete, wood,
brick, and steel.
Austin’s Eastside isn’t like other cities. Out
of 250 neighborhoods in America,
Forbes Magazine named it the 7th
‘hippest hipster neighborhood’ in the
Blooming with artistic expression, delicious
dining experiences, family-friendly events
and a group of
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