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San Antonio has earned an amazing reputation when it comes to being an area that most people want to live in. It takes pride in being a huge city, yet having a small-town feel. It is possible to have anything that you need in this location, from downtown bungalows to luxury estates. Indeed, there is a home to call your own, and a neighborhood to feel comfortable in, fit for any type of lifestyle. According to reports, the average cost of a home in this location is around $140,000, covering about 3,000 square feet, with 2 to 3 bathrooms and 4 bedrooms. The following are among the best places to live in San Antonio.

Stone Oak

If you are the type of resident who prefers a suburb feel, then the Stone Oak area can be considered as your home. Stone Oak is

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San Antonio, the seventh-largest city in the United States, is commonly ranked as one of the best U.S. cities to live in. San Antonio’s neighborhoods radiate with culture and many of them have stellar views of the city. There are plenty of things to do in San Antonio neighborhoods, but what are the best neighborhoods in the city and what can you expect to experience in them?

Alamo Heights

Alamo Heights is one of the oldest neighborhoods in San Antonio, and the longevity has bred a unique culture that appreciates the finer things in life. Take a quick walk around the block and you can discover a quaint, upscale neighborhood that has some of the best restaurants, museums, boutiques and bars in San Antonio. Alamo Heights also has Brackenridge Park,

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Mahncke Park

Not long ago, Mahncke Park was under the radar, but its spot, a mere stone’s throw from downtown, and its affordable homes have caught on. Homes here are going for increasingly more money and moving at a faster clip. Young professionals are especially bullish on the neighborhood, and families are drawn to the area parks. Everyone who moves here, though, seems to like the wrap-around porches and getting their hands dirty in some refurbishing work.

King William

Mahncke Park is where young professionals moved when they strted getting priced out of King William. But if you want to pinpoint the epicenter of San Antonio’s neighborhood rebirth movement, you can look here. King William, a.k.a. Southtown, is still hot. Homes here date back to

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Fair Oaks Ranch 

Fair Oaks is a collection of subdivisions about 10 miles south of Boerne. It includesSetterfeld Estates, Trailside, and Front Gate. What this accomplishes is its own, self-contained small town vibe. While fair oaks has been around for about 30 years, it’s still one of the hottest neighborhoods in the San Antonio region, thanks to its proximity to the city and outdoor recreation, and to its access to the vaunted BoerneTop 5 San Anotnio subdivisions ISD. It’s also a draw for its price range. You can find homes from the mid-$250Ks to above $600,000.

Canyon Springs 

Canyon Springs is another collection of subdivisions, this time just north of the San Antonio city limits. Neighborhoods include San Miguel, The Estates, The Trails, The Reserve,

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Coffee. That’s usually all you have to say if you want to hear anyone say “Uh, yes, please.”

But where to get a great cup in a great atmosphere? Well, coffee joints are not just a 90s holdover, they’re still dynamite places to get in touch with your inner caffeine addict and get a mini-vacation without going too far away.


Local Coffee

In the Stone Oak section of the city sits this cozy café that may not look surprising at first glance, but which gets more comfy and familiar the more you visit. What sets Local Coffee apart from most places is the almost manic attention to crafting a really (really!) good coffee drink. They don’t use machines you can find at Target, they use what’s been called “the Rolls-Royce of coffee machines” to make every cup

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The San Antonio area has some of the finest master-planned communities in Texas, if not the whole country, and its easy to see why. With enviable amenities and sweeping views of nature, from the river to the Hill Country, the Alamo City is just too beautiful to pass up. But you don’t have to live downtown with the family. Consider these top communities:

Anaqua Estates

Just minutes from downtown sits Anaqua Springs Ranch, an environmentally-preserved community in the Hill Country with rising limestone bluffs, lush wooded valleys, and the waterfalls of Leon Creek. This 920-acre master-planned community features a gated entry with a 24-hour security guard on duty and breathtaking unobstructed views of Bexar County’s natural splendor. The community lies

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San Antonio and its surroundings offer some of the best golf courses in the Southwest. Many of the public and private golf courses, after all, are huddled in the shadow of sweeping Hill Country views, near the Guadalupe River, or near the vibrant, growing downtown. But if you’re looking for access to some of the best golf you don’t have to drive for, you’re in luck. Some of the best links in San Antonio are located in some of the area’s finest upscale communities.

The Dominion

The Dominion Country Club, located in the Dominion gated community, is one of the prettiest golf courses in Texas. The world-class course ‒‒ which hosted a Senior PGA tour for 17 years, making it the longest consecutive host of a senior tour event in history ‒‒ has

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You love San Antonio and the amenities it has to offer. You just don’t want to live downtown. Well, if you’re looking for luxury gated living, the San Antonio area also has some of the finest upscale communities in Texas, if not the country. For the Alamo City’s premiere gated communities, consider these destinations:

1 Avaria

Aviara is surrounded by scenic Hill Country and offers spectacular views of the Hyatt Hill Country golf course. The community is a private sanctuary featuring rolling hills and lush green belts, yet is conveniently located close to San Antonio’s great shopping, hospitals, corporations, and downtown recreation. Aviara is also located in the desired Northside Independent School District, and feeds into Evers Elementary, Jordan

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San Antonio is no stranger to great communities with great school districts. And since the right school district is a major factor in the decision to move, consider the following districts when making up your mind:

1 Northside ISD

Probably the most highly regarded school district in the entire city is the Northside ISD, which even bills itself as “The Destination District.” Northside is located in the northwest quadrant of San Antonio and is the state’s fourth-largest school district (there are about 575,000 people living in 208,000 households in NISD). The district serves some of the most affluent communities in San Antonio, including some of its most upscale gated communities, such as Avaria and Anaqua.

 

2 North East ISD

North East

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If you are a San Antonio resident looking to make a move to a dynamic suburb, it is quite likely that both Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills are on the top of your list. When it comes to Alamo Heights vs. Terrell Hills, residents will have their favorite, for sure, but the truth of the matter is that both of these San Antonio cities are quite well known for their spectacular quality of life.

Here is the breakdown of why there are only winners in the Alamo Heights vs. Terrell Hills debate:

Alamo Heights • Alamo Heights is often referred to as the “friendliest city in Texas.” Need we say more? • Alamo Heights is close to San Antonio, thereby making it ideal for city professionals. The average commute time into the city from Alamo Heights is just 20

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