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Located in the northwest portion of the city, the Austin neighborhood of Cat Mountain is a great option for buyers who are interested in a well-appointed home in a great location. The Cat Mountain neighborhood is bounded by Mesa Drive, Cat Mountain Drive, Westslope Drive, Twin Valley Drive, and Ranch to Market Road 2222. The Cat Mountain region is composed of three distinct neighborhoods:
- North Cat Mountain
- The Overlook at Cat Mountain
- Cat Mountain Villas.
Residents of this neighborhood will find that they are only a short distance from Downtown, the Austin Country Club, Bright Leaf Nature Preserve, and several shopping plazas. Whether you are looking for shopping, recreation, or employment opportunities, it is never far away from a home in Cat Mountain.
A drive through Cat Mountain will take you past mature deciduous trees that provide homes with shade and privacy. Serene family homes are composed of brick and stone for an elegant and timeless sense of style. Although many of the homes share common design elements, it is worth noting that this is a custom community and each home is slightly different than the others in the neighborhood. As such, buyers can find everything from Crafstman designs, to Mediterranean builds, to Modern homes. These homes also vary widely in size. Some homes are two bedrooms and span 1,000 square feet. Others have six bedrooms and unfold over thousands of square feet.
Construction began in the Cat Mountain area in the 1970s, however, an increased demand for housing in this area led to another building boom within this neighborhood in the early 2000s. Because of this, buyers will find that there are many different ages of homes to choose from in this community.
About Real Estate in Cat Mountain
The Cat Mountain real estate market is primarily composed of single-family houses, although an astute buyer can sometimes find a rare duplex on the market. Cat Mountain homes for sale begin in value around $400,000 on the lower end of the market and exceed a million dollars on the high end of the market. The average sale price tends to be around $600,000.
Cat Mountain homes for sale tend to be quite luxurious. As the name suggests, Cat Mountain enjoys a higher elevation than much of the surrounding land. Residents of this community will find that many of the houses in this community enjoy stunning views of the Austin skyline.
Cat Mountain is surrounded by a lush and beautiful natural surrounding. In order to best take advantage of the beauty of the setting, many builders have incorporated floor-to ceiling windows, expansive porches, backyard pools, and covered decks to the homes so that residents can make the most of the outdoors.
Lifestyle In Cat Mountain
The Cat Mountain HOA maintains a number of local facilities for the enjoyment of residents, including:
- Swimming pool
- Picnic grounds
- Children’s playground
- Tennis courts
- Community clubhouse
- Basketball courts
As such, residents should find plenty of activities in the area to entertain themselves. Numerous trails throughout the community ensure that residents can embrace an active lifestyle and bike or walk throughout the neighborhood.
Parks & Recreation in Cat Mountain
Cat Mountain is fortunate to be surrounded a wealth of protected natural spaces. Situated high on the hill, this community offers stunning natural views of treed spaces and the nearby lake. Stillhouse Hollow Nature Preserve is only two miles away. Bright Leaf Preserve and Mayfield Park & Nature Preserve are two other nearby preserves.
When it comes to recreation, residents of Cat Mountain will find plenty of options to choose from. A nearby boat launch ensures that it is easy for locals to enjoy a day soaking up the sun and boating along Lake Travis. There, they can work on their tan, fish the waters, or explore the shoreline.
Golf enthusiasts can choose from spending a day at Westwood Country Club which is located south of the community or golfers can visit the nearby Austin Country Club. The Austin Country Club is located along the picturesque Colorado River.
Cat Mountain is popular among working professionals because it is so well connected to its surroundings by a number of major arteries. RM 2222 makes commuting east or west simple. Highways 360 and 1 ensure that it is easy to head north or south.
When it comes to shopping, the Arboretum, a major shopping plaza in the area, is just a short drive away. There, you can find everything from dining to clothing.
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To book a tour of a Cat Mountain home for sale, connect with a JBGoodwin agent for help with your search. We are an experienced team of Austin real estate agents, and we will be happy to help you through every stage of your home purchase. From browsing to closing, we can offer insightful tips and helpful information to make your next move easier.