San Antonio is a large, sprawling metropolis in South Central Texas. Rich is history and culture, it has become a world class city with a diverse economy. Tourism is the #1 Industry with millions of people from all over coming to San Antonio as a great destination for vacations and conferences. They come to experience the wonderful culture and history – not to mention the fantastic people and amazing food!
San Antonio is home to many major employers and private sector companies as well as education institutions and health care systems. Job opportunities abound!
San Antonio is also known as Military City USA! With Brooks Army Air Force Base, Fort Sam Houston and Lackland Air Force Base, the military makes up a huge population! But people in San Antonio don’t work all the time – they like to have fun and party! There is one event after another! Rodeo, Fiesta, River Parades, Farmers Markets, Outstanding Parks, Outdoor Concerts, Lakes and Rivers, and much more! There are many great neighborhoods to choose from. Here is a highlight of just a few . . .
Steeped in San Antonio history and tradition, Alamo Heights is an older, established neighborhood, located in the 78209 zip code. Property values are high in Alamo Heights and people live there because of the excellent school district, charming homes and neighborhoods, and close proximity to downtown. Alamo Heights has easy access to the Zoo, Parks, Museums and many desirable activities. In 2016 the population was 8,284 with a median household income of $121,086. Home sales ranch from the low $300,000’s to over $1,000,000.
Alamo Ranch is a master planned community on the Northwest side of San Antonio (along the Culebra Corridor just outside 1604). It is one of the newest and fastest growing areas of San Antonio. Its close proximity to military bases along with many major employers as well as it’s affordability of homes make it a highly desirable community. Nearly 15,000 people live in Alamo Ranch. That’s more than twice the population of Alamo Heights. The median price range is for homes is $292,500. Alamo Ranch features many excellent new home builders in all price ranges.
Located just north of San Antonio in Comal County is Spring Branch and Bulverde area. The Guadalupe River and the Guadalupe State Park run through the area. Over the years, it has become a popular place to build homes on small acreage tracts. With easy access to San Antonio, Boerne and New Braunfels – it is in the center of the Texas Hill Country. The area is also home to many world-class golf courses, great lakes and small ranches. With a population of 15,854 and the median price home at $353,000, and retail being added almost daily – it is a nice bedroom community.
Cordillera Ranch is located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, 10 minutes from the charming town of Boerne with its chic boutiques, cafes and galleries and 45 minutes away from downtown San Antonio and the River Walk. Developed along the Guadalupe River, Cordillera Ranch is an 8,600-acre guarded/gated master-planned luxury home community. This private community of over 1,100 lots ranging from .25 Acres to 12+ Acre Estate lots features a world class Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, clubhouse, tennis center, relaxing spa, rod and gun club, swimming pools, parks, and much more! This community was designed for an active, nature loving lifestyle! Homes range from $400,000 to $1,000,000+ with a variety of styles and features.
Located in the 78248 Zip Code, Inwood consists of 4 small, gated enclaves just inside Loop 1604 at Bitters on the North West Side of San Antonio. Each enclave has a unique feel and characteristic. Home prices range from the $300,000’s to over $1,000,000. The median price range is approximately $450,000. Location is key to this neighborhood! 15 minutes from anything in SA! Most homes were built in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s so the neighborhood is established and features many beautiful mature trees and lush Texas Style landscaping.
Just outside of 1604 at Bitters on the northwest side is Rogers Ranch. It is a spectacular gated community with homes built from the late 1990’s to new construction. With a population of 3,000+, there are 4 sections of Rogers Ranch. Property values range from the $300,000’s to over $800,000. Easy access to major highways that lead to the San Antonio International Airport, upscale retail shops and restaurants at La Cantera, The Rim, and more, making this a highly desirable location. Rolling hills and soaring live oaks, Rogers Ranch delivers at every turn with state of the art home design, lush landscaping, and expansive views of the native Hill Country.
The affluent city of Shavano Park has a population of about 4,000 and a median household income of $176,000 and median home price of $645,000. Located inside just inside 1604 and Interstate 10, it boasts sprawling lots and beautiful trees making this one of the most desirable neighborhoods in San Antonio.
Stone Oak is a master-planned, deed restricted, multi-use development in far north central San Antonio. The Stone Oak population is estimated to be over 80,000 and growing daily! San Antonians refer to anyone living north of 1604 on either side of 281 as living in “Stone Oak”. Beautiful rolling hills, oak trees, large lots, good schools, great shopping and much more are available. Homes range from low $300,000’s to over $1,000,000. The Median home price range is about $350,000.
Timberwood Park is located near Camp Bullis and Stone Oak. Amenities include a 30-acre park with fishing lake, swimming pool, clubhouse, picnic and barbecue area, golf course, tennis and sand volleyball courts. Timberwood Park is in northern Bexar County in the 78260 and 78258 zip code. The median priced home is $311,324 and many homes features 1+ acre of land.