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The Opportunities of Alamo Heights

Posted by Richard Soto on Wednesday, June 4th, 2008 at 1:35pm.

Alamo Heights is a quiet, suburban haven with a warm, old-fashioned, family-oriented feeling. Alamo Heights, which is known as "the friendliest city in Texas," is located just two miles from downtown San Antonio. Major roadways into the city include Interstates 35, 10, 410 and U.S. Route 281, all of which allow for an easy drive into the city. In fact, most residents of Alamo Heights enjoy a commute of less than 20 minutes. Most residents of Alamo Heights are involved in education, health and social services, professional services, finance and insurance industries.

Homes in Alamo Heights This residential suburbia has a diverse selection of homes in a wide variety of prices. Most of the single-family homes in Alamo Heights consist of two-story, traditional homes on quiet, tree-lined streets, although Mediterranean, contemporary, Spanish and ranch style homes are popular, too. Beautifully restored, historic homes are a common site in Alamo Heights, as are newer, contemporary homes. Single-family homes start in the low $100,000s, while condominiums and townhomes typically range in price from the low $100,000s to the mid $500,000s.

Luxurious estates on spacious lots in private communities range in price from the mid $700,000s to over $1 million. There are also many land lots available for custom development. Local Sites in Alamo Heights Some of Alamo Heights' local points of interest include the Alamo Quarry Market, which boasts a nice array of shopping, dining and entertainment and the Quarry Golf Club, which was ranked "Top 10 of America's Greatest Courses in Texas" by Golf Digest.

Nearby San Antonio also provides residents of Alamo Heights with a fine array of arts, entertainment, nightlife, dining and shopping. Some of San Antonio's famous attractions include San Pedro Park, which provides a wide variety of recreational activities, including a pool and playground, The Alamo, the King William Historic District, the San Antonio Children's Museum, The San Antonio Museum of Art and the Fort Sam Houston Museum.

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