The Island at Mount Bonnell is one of Austin’s most exclusive luxury gated community.  Located within the West Austin Mount Bonnell neighborhood, the Island sits on one of the most scenic portion of Lake Austin, providing incredible water views from every property.  In addition to mature trees, paved private walking trails, and large lots, each residence also offers private lake access through a series of canals that run between the properties.  As the only controlled-level lake in the city, Lake Austin remains at a constant level throughout the year.  The water level is maintained by the Lower Colorado River Authority through connection with the Mansfield and Tom Miller Dams, ensuring that levels will remain constant, even during draught.

Despite its seclude setting, the Island is located within the Austin Independent School District, and area schools include Highland Park Elementary, Lamar Middle School, and McCallum High School.  Private schools in the vicinity include St. Theresa’s Catholic School and St. Stephen’s Episcopal School.  The University of Texas and St. Edward’s University are both within a twenty minute drive.

The Island is conveniently located near several local restaurants, including Kerbey Lane, Olive and June, and Dry Creek Café, as well as a Whole Foods and Central Market.  The Domain, an outdoor shopping complex, offers mid-range and high-end retailers, including Neiman Marcus and Louis Vuitton just 15 minutes away.  The Austin Country Club is less than six miles away.  Interstate 35 is a quick drive to the east, providing access to State Highway 290.  Downtown is an easy commute via the MoPac Expressway.

Area amenities include Bright Leaf Preserve, a 200 acre nature park offering guided hikes and educational programs in botany and geology.  Mount Bonnell Park is within easy walking distance of the Island’s main gate, providing an overlook with stunning views of the city and Lake Austin.  Due to its location between Lake Austin, Bright Leaf, and Mount Bonnell Park, the Island is surrounded by green space and open vistas, creating a feeling of seclusion and privacy within the city.

Homes on the Island are a minimum of 5,000 square feet, with the largest being just over 12,000 square feet.  Each property includes a private boat dock, as well as a resort-style pool.  Each house is unique, with custom design and high-end finishes that are meant to distinguish it from its neighbors.  The Island has one main access gate, which is manned.  Private security patrols are also conducted on a routine basis.

Island at Mount Bonnell

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