Mount Bonnell Terrace Housing Market Trends
|# Listings||Average DOM||Average Price||Average $/SqFt||Median Price||Median $/SqFt||Average % Reduced|
|Sold Last 6 Months (Unlock Sold Listings)||2||62||$1,500,000||$449||$1,200,000||$397||5%|
*Mount Bonnell Terrace Market Stats are based on Austin MLS data as of September 24th, 2017 at 5:10am CDT.
Mount Bonnell Terrace Austin
High above the Colorado River and just 6 miles from Downtown Austin, Mount Bonnell Terrace overlooks Lake Austin. While Austin's wealthiest denizens started the earliest development of the area in the 1930s, most of today's Mount Bonnell Terrace homes for sale were built in the late 1970s to 1990s. These luxury estates are situated along Mount Bonnell Rd and Bonnell Dr. With some of the best views of the Austin skyline to the southeast and Pennybacker Bridge to the northwest, these homes are near Austin’s famous Mount Bonnell, which is also known as Covert Park.
Most Mount Bonnell Terrace homes for sale sit along narrow, winding roads that follow the rolling hills just west of Camp Mabry. With brick and stone exteriors on 1 and 2-story homes, the average size is ample, at just over 4,000 square feet. Properties are nestled into the hillside, and many have spectacular panoramic views of the Texas Hill Country. Over the years, owners have renovated and upgraded with the finest in interior finishes and amenities.
Buyers of Mount Bonnell Terrace homes for sale can visit Covert Park and hike to the viewing platform on Mount Bonnell. Lush vegetation including the protected Bracted Twistflower, an endangered wildflower that only grows in a few areas in Austin, line the 70 stone steps that go straight to the top. Once at the viewing area, sightseers can walk the path along the ridge and look down at some of Austin’s most valuable real estate including Mount Bonnell Shores, just across the river on Westlake Drive in Lakeshore.
Where is Mount Bonnell Terrace Austin?
To explore Mount Bonnell Terrace, take TX-1 Loop N to W 35th St, heading west to Old Bull Creek Rd. Take a right on Mount Bonnell Rd. If you would like to hike to the viewing platform at Covert Park, watch for the signs and entrance on Mount Bonnell Road.
Things to do near Mount Bonnell Terrace
Mount Bonnell Terrace homes for sale are some of Central Austin’s most prestigious, and opportunities to purchase these luxury residences may be limited. While not directly on the water, these homes represent some of the best in Austin because of the views they provide of Lake Austin. Boating, waterskiing, paddle-boarding, and kayaking are popular here with many residents taking to the lake throughout the year. Unlike Lake Travis, Lake Austin has consistent lake levels ensuring that water activities, as well as views, remain the same for all seasons. For necessities, Randall's Grocery is just 3 miles away. Barton Creek Square Mall, with over 180 stores and restaurants, is 8 miles away. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is just 19 miles from most homes.
Mount Bonnell Terrace Schools
Austin ISD serves students living in Mount Bonnell Terrace. Highland Park Elementary (K-5), Lamar Middle (6-8), and McCallum High School (9-12) are the assigned schools for this community. Kirby Hall School (K-12), one of Austin’s most prestigious private schools, is less than 4 miles away. Austin Jewish Academy (K-8) is another option less than 5 miles from most homes.
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The information being provided is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from September 24th, 2017 at 5:10am CDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market. All information provided is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified.