Far more than merely a collection of expensive homes, a true “luxury neighborhood” goes above and beyond the blueprint, providing residents with a high-quality, well-designed lifestyle.
But just which high-end San Antonio subdivisions truly offer this sort of holistic grandeur?
To help make the search easier, we’ve narrowed down the long list of San Antonio luxury neighborhoods to the “Top 5,” taking into account everything from amenities to architecture.
5. Hill Country Village: Prime Location
Holding its own as the 7th wealthiest location in Texas by per capita income, Hill Country Village is nestled quietly and serenely just inside Loop 1604. Though its population is just under 1,000 residents, the neighborhood’s sprawling mansions, mature oak trees, and generous acreage create a sense of private luxury while still remaining accessible to San Antonio shopping and entertainment. Because Hill Country Village is an enclave of San Antonio, the neighborhood maintains its own police department (adding to the overall security value) and is served by the highly-rated North East ISD (one of San Antonio’s Top 10 Districts!). Overall, this neighborhood offers beautifully designed luxury homes nestled in a highly coveted Hill Country setting. Search for homes in Hill Country Village.
4. Cordillera Ranch: Amenities Galore
Bursting with unique luxury amenities, Cordillera Ranch is practically the textbook definition of “resort-style living”. Set on nearly 9,000 acres along the sparkling Guadalupe River (north of San Antonio limits), this neighborhood offers its residents a world-class Golf Club (ranked 5th in Texas), a fabulous spa and fitness facility, a tennis and swim club, and a rod and gun club, an equestrian club, canoeing and kayaking down the Guadalupe River, supervised skeet shooting, and private fishing outings. Naturally, this abundance of amenities (combined with its offering of incredible homes) has made Cordillera Ranch one of the area’s most expensive (and sought-after) neighborhoods. Search for homes in Cordillera Ranch.
3. Bentley Manor: Impeccably Designed Homes
A former “San Antonio Parade of Homes” community within the city of Shavano Park, Bentley Manor is perhaps the most exemplary picture of Texas luxury. Featuring a distinctive array of architecture and design, the neighborhood offers everything from single-family homes to garden homes and estate homes...each considered a “luxury property”. Many of these beautiful homes showcase designer kitchens, luxury master baths, and extensive custom touches. Search for homes in Bentley Manor.
2. Anaqua Springs Ranch: A Hill Country Oasis
Environmentally protected and architecturally restricted, Anaqua Springs Ranch boasts a high standard that can only be met with beautiful homes and an incomparable Hill Country setting. The neighborhood encompasses nearly one thousand acres of rugged limestone bluffs and lush, wooded ravines, making it the ideal setting for a particularly stunning brand of peace and quiet. The homes themselves boast that unique “Euro-Texan” style of architecture and craftsmanship, harkening back to old-world charm (while still maintaining a sense of modern luxury). Firmly planted in the Hill Country, (while at the same time just 23 minutes from downtown San Antonio), Anaqua’s premium location allows residents to enjoy the serenity of the Hill Country along with the advantages of the premier shopping, dining, and entertainment of the city. Search for homes in Anaqua Springs Ranch.
1. The Dominion: A Distinct Reputation
Perhaps San Antonio’s most renowned luxury neighborhood, The Dominion lives up to its well-earned hype. Home some of San Antonio’s wealthiest residents and celebrities (along with their jaw-dropping homes), this neighborhood is located on IH-10 just outside Loop 1604 and offers access to its highly coveted country club, world-class golf course, tennis courts, a spa, 33 acres of man-made lakes, and a clubhouse that offers everything from catering to summer camps. With a population of nearly 3,000 people, The Dominion is protected by a 24-hour professional guard as well as a security system, making it one of the safest neighborhoods in San Antonio. Composed of multiple sub-sections, The Dominion offers estates of every shape and size...each of them displaying luxury down to the utmost detail. Search for homes in The Dominion.
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