A master-planned, 500-acre community located in Schertz, The Crossvine is an outdoorsman’s (or woman’s) dream. Designed to promote a healthy, active lifestyle, it doesn’t have the typical grid-like layout like most neighborhoods. Instead, it boasts more than 12 miles of hiking trails, greenbelts and biking trails, as well as acres of lush, green parks to play in and enjoy.
Located just northeast of San Antonio, the neighborhood is close to both I-10, 410 and IH-35, making morning commutes a breeze. Randolph Air Force Base is also just a quick drive away, and other area bases are within easy driving distance as well. Because of this, many military members make The Crossvine, and other surrounding Schertz communities, their home.
Homes in the Crossvine are built by CalAtlantic Homes and David Weekley Homes and vary from 1 to 3 stories, with 3 to 5 bedrooms and 2 to 4 bathrooms. CalAtlantic homes are built on 50-, 60- and 70-foot lots, boasts 1,781 to 3,565 square feet and are energy efficient, saving homeowners on utility and cooling/heating bills in the long run. CalAtlantic homes boast options like maple cabinetry, ceramic tile flooring, Whirlpool appliance packages, slope and tray ceilings, carbon monoxide detectors, covered patios, cast stone address blocks and more.
David Weekley Homes range from 1,587 to 3,952 square feet, have 3 to 6 bedrooms and 2 to 4 bathrooms, and come in 20 different floor plans. Plans offer unique features like raised ceilings, rounded sheetrock corners, brushed concrete driveways, decorative fencing, built-in irrigation systems, pedestal sinks, marble countertops and tile flooring. David Weekley also offers energy efficient options with its EnergySaver properties. These properties include digital thermostats, CFL light bulbs, advanced energy-efficient framing techniques and more.
The Crossvine boasts 121 lots total, each with an expansive back yard, lush landscaping and high walkability value. Cost-wise, properties in The Crossvine range from $229,000 to $373,900, making them ideal for families just starting out or those who are more financially established.
Amenities abound in The Crossvine, as playgrounds, resort-style pools, kid-friendly wading pools, pavilions and other fun opportunities are just a quick walk away – no matter where your lot is located. Continuous, connected sidewalks throughout The Crossvine make walking the dog, jogging or just taking a nightly stroll both easy and safe, and multiple ponds and water features give the community a natural, relaxed feel at every turn.
The Crossvine’s Town Center is the hub of activity in the neighborhood, boasting a fire and EMS station, office space and various neighborhood services. The community is managed by a Homeowners Association, or HOA, which ensures the continued beauty and quality of all properties in the area.
But while The Crossvine is certainly well-established, that doesn’t mean it’s done growing. In fact, the future is quite bright in The Crossvine, as developers plan to continue expanding the community over the next 10 years. According to plans, more than 1,600 residences will eventually line the streets, as well as numerous recreational, civic and commercial spaces, including apartment complexes, assisted living facilities, town homes and more.
Kids in The Crossvine attend schools in the renowned Schertz Cibolo Universal City Independent School District, or SCUC ISD. SCUC ISD was rated “recognized” by the Texas Education Agency and boasts 16 campuses, which serve students from preschool through the 12th grade. The district includes three high schools, two junior highs, three intermediate schools eight elementary schools. Artistically inclined kids in the area may also opt to attend the Washington Tyrannus School of the Arts.
Though The Crossvine offers many activities right within its walls, the neighborhood’s convenient Schertz location also serves up dozens of other opportunities for shopping, dining and entertainment as well. The Schertz Public Library, Schertz Sports Complex, local YMCA and city skate park are all just a quick drive away. The community also offers easy access to many major employers, including Wal-Mart, FedEx, HEB, Amazon, Valero Energy and more. Schertz was also named one of the top small towns to live in by CNN Money and Money Magazine, as well as one of the top 10 most affordable cities in the U.S. by Movoto and one off the safest cities in Texas by Safewise. You can’t find a more family-friendly place than this!
As an added bonus, The Crossvine is conveniently located near San Antonio proper, too, meaning some of the world’s best dining, shopping, entertainment and even theme parks are just around the corner. Come see The Crossvine and all it has to offer for yourself.