One of Austin’s most prestigious residential developments, Cat Mountain is a scenic, hilly community with some of the most beautiful views in northwest Austin. The neighborhood is located just north of RM 2222 between MoPac and Highway 360. Downtown Austin is just a short ten minute drive, depending on traffic.
First developed in the late 1970's, Cat Mountain affords residents an abundance of shade trees and incredible hills. This hilly community boasts stunning views of Lake Austin and the Austin city lights. Set in a picturesque, wooded area, Cat Mountain homes are also convenient to downtown, the University of Texas and the tech corridor.
The upscale homes of Cat Mountain come in a variety of styles, dating from the 70s up to the present. Developed primarily in the late 1970s and early 80s, Cat Mountain has experienced a recent surge of attention and has been experiencing a boom in new home starts.
Homes in Cat Mountain vary in size from under 1,500 square feet to well over 5,000 square feet. The average home in the community is three bedroom, two baths, and around 2,700 square feet. Many of the homes come with a swimming pool. Many of the homes along Westslope/Twin Valley Drive provide homeowners spectacular panoramic views of the Colorado River and the iconic 360 bridge.
The Cat Mountain Homeowners Association serves the entire community and provides members access to the clubhouse, community pool, tennis courts, a basketball court, playground and picnic area, all of which are within walking distance of most homes.
Cat Mountain’s location providess homeowners close proximity to many professional and recreational destinations. The neighborhood is just a short drive from the Arboretum, with shopping, restaurants and an independent movie theater. For something different, residents can enjoy dining near Lake Austin.
After just a short 5-minute drive, boating devotees can launch their vessels at the boat ramp along the river, and techies are a hop, skip and a jump from the high-tech corridor.
The homes in Cat Mountain are served by the Austin Independent School District. Students attend Highland Park or Doss Elementary Schools, Lamar or Murchison Middle Schools, and Anderson or McCallum High Schools. St. Theresa’s Catholic School is located in the neighborhood, and provides education for students in pre-kindergarten through middle school.