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Alamo Ranch - A Large San Antonio Master Planned Community

Alamo Ranch located in Northwest San Antonio near Sea World of Texas just off Hwy 151, which borders Wiseman Road, Talley Road, Loop 1604 West, and Culebra Road is one of the largest master-planned communities in the city. It has something to offer anyone from the low end affordable range of $200,000 to the higher end luxury style homes listed over $400,000. With 8 different subdivisions, and over 20 different new construction home builders, Alamo Ranch is rapidly growing with new residents from all over the country, and has become the fastest growing community in the city's northwest.


Homes For Sale in Alamo Ranch are a mixture of pre-owned and new construction homes with a wide variety of features and amenities. You’ll find homes with 2 and 3 car garages, swimming pools, outdoor living areas with fireplaces and barbecue grills, energy efficient features like low-e windows, solar panels, and radiant barrier roofs, energy star rated products, and much more in some of these single story or two story homes being offered by Scott Felder Homes, Meritage Homes, Pulte Homes, David Weekley Homes, and Lennar Homes, just to name a few of those 20 plus new home construction builders in this 3,000 acre community.


New Home Builders in Alamo RanchSome of the subdivisions in Alamo Ranch offer a controlled access gated community, swimming pool, clubhouse, sports court, tennis court, playgrounds, and walking trails. The number of retail shopping facilities in the Alamo Ranch Community continue to grow in this area with some 90 stores offering services, and sales like Super Target, JC Penny, Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Lowe’s, Marshalls, Lane Bryant, and Men’s Warehouse. Plus numerous restaurants like BJ’s, and Logan’s Roadhouse, fast food places such as Chick Fil-A, McDonald's, Burger King, and Starbucks. There is even a new Santikos, 16 screen movie theater with an inside bowling alley also under construction in Alamo Ranch. There’s little doubt that Alamo Ranch Community is becoming the fastest growing subdivision in the city’s northwest.


Hill Country Retreat in Alamo RanchHill Country Retreat Subdivision is an active, over 55 adult-lifestyle community also located within Alamo Ranch with amenities galore to fit the needs of any of their residents. Their 28,000 square foot amenity center has everything you’ll need from fitness, swimming to entertainment. Enjoy the walking trails, tennis courts, library, multi-purpose meeting rooms, and social clubs. Yes, Hill Country Retreat by Del Webb will give you the opportunity to meet new friends, get or stay in shape, travel, continue your education or continue working.


Two Lovely Affordable 4 bedroom single story homes in Alamo Ranch are 4823 Valtosca and 4839 James Gaines being offered for $240,000 and $235,000 respectively. There are presently 166 Active Homes For Sale in Alamo Ranch ranging in prices from $180,000 to $450,000. The average sales price is $309,832. The average price per square foot is $108.54, and the average days on the market is 90 days.


  • Pending Sales in Alamo Ranch for last month was 33

  • Price ranges from $193,000 to $398,700

  • Average sales price $290,609

  • Days on the market are 92

  • Average price per square foot is $108.48


Homes that sold in Alamo Ranch from April 27, 2015 to May 27, 2015 were 41.

  • Prices ranged from $167,650 to $432,500

  • Average sales price was $276,724

  • Days on the market were 106

  • Listed Price to Sold Price Ratio was 97.99%

  • Price per square foot was $101.13


The Northside Independent School District has two elementary schools in the Alamo Ranch Community, Mireles and Hoffman, one Middle School, Briscoe, and two high schools, Taft and Brennan, depending on the address of the property. To verify the school boundaries, and to determine which schools your children will be attending see Northside School Boundaries and Bus Information. Boundaries are subject to change as more new schools are being built in this rapidly growing northwest location, especially up Culebra Road toward Stillwater Ranch, and Kallison Ranch. 


Lacckland Airforce BaseLackland Air Force Base(Joint Base San Antonio) is just a short commute from Alamo Ranch up Loop 1604 West to Highway 90 West. San Antonio is also known as Military City USA, and has Randolph Air Force Base and the Historic Fort Sam Houston, Texas(Home of the Combat Medic).. All three bases are presently under air force control, and have been named Joint Base San Antonio. All medical training for all branches of the service are conducted at Fort Sam Houston as a result of the base realignments. Many may remember the Brooke Army Medical Center(BAMC) from the Viet Nam war era, but it has been replaced by the San Antonio Military Medical Center(SAMMC), which is the largest military medical facility in the country, and it's located just off Interstate Highway 35, and Binz-Engleman Road.


If you’re looking for the larger shopping centers, head east on Loop 1604 toward Interstate Highway 10 to the Shops at La Cantera, and The Rim to find stores like Dillard’s, Macy’s, Nordstrom, Neman Marcus, and the Bass Pro Shop. Six Flags- Fiesta Texas is just off IH-10 West behind the Shops at La Cantera. For the golf enthusiast, the two nearby golf courses are the Hyatt Hill Country Golf Club, and the La Cantera-Palmer Golf Course. For other golf courses in the area see the San Antonio Golf Directory.


Downtown San Antonio is only a half hour drive up Interstate Highway 10 East where you will find the historic Alamo Shrine which shows all the heroes from the battle of the Alamo which helped Texas on the road to their independence. Plus the famous River Walk with all the restaurants and dining facilities along the river will delight anyone.  Riverside Shopping Mall is another attraction for all shoppers.  Also see the Tower of the Americas, the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center, Majestic Theater, Lila Cockrell Theater, the Alamo Dome, and La Villita, which highlights Old San Antonio.  Our San Antonio Military Relocation Guide has for more information on the city, and area community events.

School will be out soon, and now is a great time to start searching for your next home in the Alamo Ranch Area on my website. For more information on any homes in this community, contact Jerry at 210-789-4216, or leave a message on the contact forms on the website. If you’re planning to sell your home in Alamo Ranch, and would like to find out “How Much Your Home is Worth”? Contact Jerry at 210-789-4216 for an appointment to find out how he can market your home and get it SOLD.

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