A Few Great San Antonio Neighborhoods

Susan Brand | February 4, 2021

From our thriving tourist economy to the Fortune 500 companies that are proud to call the Alamo City home, San Antonio, Texas is a phenomenal city. Also known as “Military City, USA,” our REALTORS® would love to help you explore this great town. This is just a small sampling of the great communities to choose from, in and around San Antonio. To connect with a licensed real estate agent who can help you find a home in any of these communities.

Stone Oak

A convenient, north-central community, Stone Oak is located north of Loop 1604 and west of U.S. 281. The area offers many gated communities with 24-hour security and is also home to Canyon Springs Golf Club as well as the Club at Sonterra, a private club with two fantastic golf courses. An aesthetic combination of meticulous landscaping, plentiful green spaces, plus fantastic dining and shopping come together to create a coveted, small-town feel.

Tobin Hill

This eclectic, historic area is located just north of downtown. Tobin Hill has been ranked as an extremely pedestrian-friendly area and allows easy access to great local amenities. Just a short distance away is the revitalized Pearl Brewery and their weekend Farmer's Market. Afterward, shop in one of the lovely boutiques surrounding the Pearl or enjoy a delicious meal at one of the many restaurants close by. This area checks all of the boxes of a great place to live!

Alamo Ranch

One of San Antonio’s fastest-growing suburbs, this area provides access to great Northside ISD schools and many recently built communities, ideal for buyers seeking out a new or custom home. Close to SeaWorld San Antonio, this area provides plentiful activities and entertainment for every age and stage. Great shopping and dining are also easy to find, creating convenient everyday living.


Located just north of downtown San Antonio, Pearl provides a unique experience as a top culinary and cultural destination surrounded by residential developments. As a former brewery operating from 1883 to 2001, Pearl reflects a vivid past while embracing the future with environmentally sustainable buildings alongside historic architecture. The Can Plant offers urban contemporary apartments with a place in history. The Cellars are luxury apartments offering hospitality and culinary excellence, extraordinary living spaces, concierge-curated services, and more.

Shavano Park

An idyllic suburb, this city is entirely surrounded by San Antonio with Loop 1604 creating the northern border. Approximately 12 miles from downtown San Antonio, there is no shortage of entertainment and dining nearby. Residents here enjoy city living with country charm, close to the convenience of Alon Town Centre and the tranquility of nature found at Salado Creek Greenway. Sizable lots and plentiful oak trees are signature characteristics of most Shavano Park properties.

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