San Antonio Neighborhoods: Alamo Heights

Alamo Heights San Antonio is a quiet, suburban haven with a thriving business district. Alamo Heights, which is sandwiched between Olmos Park and Terrell Hills, is located just two miles from downtown San Antonio in Bexar County and is an incorporated city with San Antonio.

This residential suburbia has a diverse selection of Alamo Height real estate in a wide variety of prices. Most of the single-family homes in Alamo Heights consist of two-story, traditional homes on quiet, tree-lined streets, although Mediterranean, contemporary, Spanish and ranch style homes are popular too.

Beautifully restored, historic homes are a common site in Alamo Heights San Antonio, as are newer, contemporary homes.

There are many, different Alamo Heights homes for sale at any given time. Single-family homes start in the low $100,000s, while condominiums and townhomes typically range in price from the low $100,000s to the mid $500,000s. Luxurious estates on spacious lots in private communities range in price from the mid $700,000s to over $1 million. There are also many land lots available for custom development.

Some of Alamo Heights’ local points of interest include the Alamo Quarry Market, which boasts a nice array of shopping, dining, and entertainment, as well as the Quarry Golf Club, which was ranked “Top 10 of America’s Greatest Courses in Texas” by Golf Digest.

Nearby San Antonio also provides residents of Alamo Heights with a fine array of arts, entertainment, nightlife, dining, and shopping. Some of San Antonio’s famous attractions include San Pedro Park, which provides a wide variety of recreational activities, including a pool and playground, The Alamo, the King William Historic District, the San Antonio Children’s Museum, The San Antonio Museum of Art and the Fort Sam Houston Museum.


Major roadways into the city include Interstates 35, 10, 410 and U.S. Route 281, all of which allow for an easy commute from Alamo Height to downtown. In fact, most residents of Alamo Heights enjoy a commute of less than 20 minutes.


School District: Alamo Heights Independent School District

Schools: Students in grades K-12 are served by either the Alamo Heights Independent School District, which is one of San Antonio’s prominent districts, or the North East Independent School District.

Alamo Heights’ schools include Cambridge Elementary, Woodridge Elementary, Alamo Heights Junior High School and Alamo Heights High School. Several colleges and universities are also located nearby.