Just 5 miles northeast of downtown San Antonio, Terrell Hills is a premier community containing some of the most expensive properties in the city. The community’s fantastic central location, between Alamo Heights, downtown San Antonio, and Fort Sam Houston, is enhanced by the area’s abundant cultural attractions (The Botanical Gardens, McNay Art Museum, Witte Museum, San Antonio Zoo), dining options (various restaurants at the Pearl Brewery, and shopping venues (HEB’s Central Market, The Quarry Market) that add to the appeal of the community.
Though Terrell Hills as a whole encompasses only a little of 1 square mile, the community is split into several neighborhoods including East Terrell Hills, East Terrell Hills Heights, East Terrell Hills Ne, and Terrell View Condos. All of these neighborhoods make up the municipality of Terrell Hills.
Given the excellent reputation of Terrell Hills, homes in the area tend to be priced higher than the average home in San Antonio. Ranging from $250k to over $3 million, the price points in the community are diverse.
In addition to having its own city council, mayor, public works office, and police department, Terrell Hills also has a reputation for attractive mid-century architecture and charm. From cottages to sprawling estates, the neighborhood appeals to many different tastes. Furthermore, the combination of new construction alongside the classic design of the older homes creates a unique feel that embraces the past while looking toward the future.
Part of the renowned Alamo Heights Independent School District, many students living in Terrell Hills attend Woodridge Elementary School, Alamo Heights Junior High School, and Alamo Heights High School. However, a small portion of Terrell Hills is served by the North East Independent School District’s Wilshire Elementary School, Garner Middle School, and MacArthur High School.