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Featured Community: Alsatian Oaks

October 10, 2022

Featured Community: Alsatian Oaks

It’s true what they say. Things in Texas are bigger. BUT they’re also better. That includes the many great cities and the attractive qualities they offer. When considering a move to Texas, San Antonio and its surrounding towns are at the top of the list of best places to live. They’re full of rich history, a diverse culture, and a laid-back personality. Plus, with Kindred Homes’ communities nearby in Castroville, Texas, finding a home built with exceptional quality and energy-saving construction is easy. If you’re asking yourself, “Should I move to San Antonio?” read on for a few good reasons why your answer should be yes and learn about a brand-new community to consider.


Should I Move to San Antonio?

A major attraction of San Antonio is the low cost of living and affordable housing market. They are 14% and 24% lower than the national average, respectively. Also, there is no state income tax in Texas, which makes it even easier to save money. It won't be difficult to find a job either, due to the booming job market. The largest employers are the Joint Base San Antonio system, H-E-B, USAA, Methodist Healthcare, and Wells Fargo.

The San Antonio Independent School District values the importance of improving its community's lives through quality education. No matter which level, it boasts some of the top schools and provides exemplary programs to support both students and their families.

The overall lifestyle in San Antonio is laid back and relaxed, but there’s never a shortage of fun times throughout its various attractions. One of the go-to destinations is the Riverwalk, located in the heart of the city. It’s filled with shops, cafes, galleries, pubs, dining, and all things entertainment. It’s also close to another popular attraction, the Alamo, the oldest unrestored stone church in the country. With an average of 220 days of sunshine per year, you’ll have no trouble enjoying all the outdoor activities that San Antonio has to offer.

Living in San Antonio also provides a diverse culture. As a military town, it’s home to several military bases, leaving residents feeling safe and protected. It hosts a ton of historical museums to educate locals and visitors about the rich history of the city. On the other hand, there are annual events and celebrations like the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo and Dia de Los Muertos that showcase its mix of Texas, Spanish, and Mexican American culture.


Coming Soon: New Homes for Sale in Castroville, Texas!

Kindred Homes is excited to announce a new community coming soon! We’re building new homes for sale in Castroville, Texas, just 20 minutes west of San Antonio. Alsatian Oaks is a master planned community that combines the look of a small European village with the heart of the Hill Country. You and your family can benefit from all of the incredible qualities of San Antonio and live in a modern community with amazing amenities of its own.

Enjoy a brisk walk along the scenic walking trails or take in the breathtaking views with your morning cup of coffee. There will be plenty of room on the large homesites for backyard BBQs and family gatherings. Other highlights include a refreshing community pool for hot summer days and a picturesque community center to meet neighbors and relax with friends. All of this conveniently located near Highway 90, providing easy access to San Antonio for a night on the town.

If you simply can’t wait to find your dream home in Castroville, our other communities are just as impressive and ready to welcome you. The Potranco Ranch is a stunning and tranquil community with one-half acre homesites and modern floor plans. You can also take advantage of easy access to major highways and gorgeous views along the walking trails. Its complimentary community is Potranco Oaks, which hosts even larger 0.4 to 0.7 acres of homesites. Surrounded by beautiful trees and greenbelts, it is another lovely community option.

Regardless of your decision, we hope this article has helped you learn some of the attractions of San Antonio as well as some information about the nearby communities we have to offer. Aside from the low cost of living, the job market, the diverse culture, and the rich history, there’s even more to love about living here. At Kindred Homes, we can’t wait for the chance to show you more and provide excellent customer service when looking for your next forever home. When you’re ready, you can connect with us here online.