As half of the Bryan-College Station Metropolitan Area, the City of College Station, Texas, is a great place to buy a home. Situated in the center of the Texas Triangle, College Station is only ninety miles northwest of Houston and eighty-seven miles northeast of Austin. Situated in East-Central Texas, the city, sometimes called CStat, is in the heart of the beautiful Brazos Valley of Brazos County. Home to around 110,600 residents, the city was named because it is home to Texas A&M University and because of its proximity to the Houston and Texas Central Railway. Not only did Texas A&M contribute to the city’s name, but it also contributed to the city being named the 11th most-educated in the nation and the No. 1 most-educated city in the state.
College Station not only has a great location and exceptional educational options, but it also affords residents quick and convenient access to a long list of wonderful amenities and attractions. When you buy a home in College Station you position yourself to easily enjoy great shopping, dining, recreation, and entertainment. Comprised of 49.6 square miles, the city also has phenomenal real estate options spread across its many prestigious neighborhoods and subdivisions. One of its most noteworthy communities is that of Emerald Forest.
Emerald Forest is a gorgeous community boasting homes in a very broad price range. Homes for sale in Emerald Forest include properties constructed in the late-1980s and new construction. The secluded community has mature trees and an abundance of beautiful native plants. Emerald Forest also boasts a picturesque 4.5-acre wooded park, two tennis courts, a ? mile trail, a basketball court, and a community swimming pool. Emerald Forest also has a clubhouse that hosts multiple events throughout the year to keep its residents engaged and entertained. Students residing in Emerald Forest are served by the College Station ISD and attend A&M Consolidated Middle School, Cypress Grove/Oakwood, and College Hills Elementary. Those that live in the neighborhood describe it as quiet, safe, family-friendly, well-maintained, walkable, and clean. If you would like to learn more about Emerald Forest real estate in College Station, Texas, please contact us today so we may assist you.