Only four and a half miles from downtown San Antonio, surrounded by major highways, the central location of Alamo Heights has been luring homebuyers for years. Easily accessible and close to major amenities such as the San Antonio airport, museums, business centers, and Fort Sam Houston, Alamo Heights meets the needs of a vast array of lifestyles. Established in 1922, the historically affluent city is known for its charm, stability, prestige, community, and schools.
Located within the Alamo Heights community are several high-end shopping and dining options, as well as many entertainment venues. The Alamo Quarry Market shopping center, Quarry Village, Lincoln Heights Shopping Center, H-E-B’s Central Market, the Witte Museum, San Antonio Zoo, San Antonio Japanese Tea Gardens, McNay Art Museum, and San Antonio Botanical Garden can all be found in Alamo Heights.
Adding to the appeal of the area is the excellent school system, Alamo Heights Independent School District. Serving grades pre-k through 12th grade, the district has a reputation of quality education. With over half of the district’s staff holding advanced degrees, and 95.5% of high school graduates becoming college-bound, the district exemplifies a passion for both teaching and learning.
With many properties built in the early 20th century, homes along Alamo Heights’ tree lined streets can differ significantly in age, style, features, and price. Ranging from cozy, charming cottages to expansive, luxurious Mediterranean Manors, many of the homes have been either newly constructed or meticulously restored.
While some of San Antonio’s wealthiest residents reside in Alamo Heights, there are many properties available for sale ranging from $200,000 for a condo to over $2 million for an upscale apartment or luxury home. Because of the community’s appeal, homes in Alamo Heights often sell for significantly more per square foot than the average price of a home in San Antonio.