Located just north of Olmos Park
on Basse Road, the Shearer Hills/Ridgeview neighborhood seamlessly transitions from Central to Northern San Antonio
. With historic homes reminiscent of the Alamo Heights’ old-world charm, zoning within the superior NEISD school system, and easy highway access to the full length of the city, Shearer Hills is truly the best of both worlds.
Shearer Hills offers its residents the full gamut of luxury shopping, leisure activities, and entertainment venues, from the premiere stores at North Star Mall (Dillard’s, J.C. Penney, Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Forever 21) to the eateries and shops of Park North. The Alamo Drafthouse and Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club are area entertainment favorites, while the Norris Conference Center plays venue host to various artists and specialty concerts. Just across the highway, the Alamo Quarry Market and Quarry Village offer even more shopping options for Shearer Hill residents, while the on-site San Pedro Driving Range and nearby Quarry Golf Club are available to golf enthusiasts of all skill levels.
Adding to the appeal of the area, Shearer Hills is located within the coveted North East Independent School District (NEISD). Serving grades pre-k through 12th grade, this district has upheld a reputation for excellence, as shown in above-average graduation rates, superior test scores, and a wide variety of extracurriculars. Students in this neighborhood are generally zoned to Ridgeview Elementary School, Nimitz Middle School, and Lee High School. Private area schools include Cornerstone Christian Schools . and Antonian College Preparatory High School. In the field of higher education, Shearer Hills is home to Oblate School of Theology, a Catholic graduate school for theological studies. Whether public or private, you can be sure your student will receive a top-notch education from experienced, passionate teachers and schools.
Amidst the area’s rolling hills and ribboning Olmos Creek, Shearer Hills is known for its wealth of charming mid-century homes and mature Texas trees. Full of well-designed architectural gems, this neighborhood boasts homes dating back to the 1950’s. Considering the current fascination and popularity of mid-century design and architecture (thanks to glamorous TV shows like Mad Men and Pan Am), there has been a spurt of interest in this area’s historic homes. Though gaining in popularity, these homes are still very affordable, ranging mainly from $120,000 to the upper $200,000s. Demographics generally consist of well-established families, middle-aged residents, and retirees.