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Top 5 Gated communities in San Antonio

Posted by VIP Realty on Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 at 9:45am.

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 Middle School, and Warren High School. Homes are priced from  the low $300,000s.

2 The Dominion

The Dominion is one of San Antonio's most prestigious addresses, with its grand, gated entrance and lush grounds. And this isn’t just us saying so, the Dominion has been ranked in America's Top 10 gated communities. This haven in the northwestern part of the city comes complete with 24-hour surveillance keeping watch over homes and amenities that include the Dominion Country Club, an aquatic center, tennis courts, club house, and golf course. The Dominion, in fact, is the only new home community with a country club in San Antonio. Priced from the low $500,000s.

3 Anaqua Estates

Anaqua Springs Ranch is an environmentally-preserved community in the Hill Country, just minutes from the bustling city. Its rising limestone bluffs, lush wooded valleys, and the waterfalls of Leon Creek will make you forget you’re so close to such a bustling urban hub. The word “Anaqua,” actually, refers to a Native American legend of the "healing" anaqua tree. This 920-Acre master planned community features a gated entry with a 24-hour security guard on duty and breathtaking unobstructed views. It also lies within  the Northside ISD

4 Alamo Heights

This secluded haven within the city of San Antonio is only 15 minutes north of downtown. But Alon’s two gated entrances lead to a world apart ‒‒ private walking trails, scenic native green spaces, and a sophisticated, upscale lifestyle, close to the Alon Town Centre and Phil Hardberger Park. The community is also served by the highly touted North East ISD. Priced from the low $400,000s.

5 Cordillera Ranch

For the very finest in resort-style living on 8,700 acres in the gorgeous Texas Hill Country, look no further than Cordillera Ranch. With more than 1,200 residents, this private, gated community, is more like its town with an endless array of activities, including plenty of rounds on the acclaimed Jack Nicklaus signature golf course. For the more active, there’s also a fitness facility and an abundance of nearby Hill Country activities, including sporting clays, kayaking, equestrian, and tennis.

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