In the heart of the Texas Triangle region of East-Central Texas, you will find the splendid City of College Station in the center of the Brazos Valley. College Station has an exceptional location that affords its residents convenient access to big city amenities and attractions. With Houston just ninety miles southeast and Austin only eighty-seven miles southwest, it is easy for College Station residents to travel to and enjoy the conveniences of those destinations. However, there is plenty to see and do and enjoy without traveling, because College Station, along with the neighboring city of Bryan, is part of the 14th largest metro area in the state.
Home to around 110,600 residents, College Station is sometimes called CStat by the locals. The city boasts a long interesting history and was named because of its proximity to Texas A&M University and the Houston and Texas Central Railway. Also as a result of being home to the university, College Station has been ranked as the 11th most-educated city in the nation and the No. 1 most-educated city in the state. Comprised of 49.6 square miles, the city not only has a great location and impressive options for shopping, dining, recreation, and entertainment, but it also has remarkable real estate opportunities in its many fabulous neighborhoods and subdivisions. Among the most prestigious College Station neighborhoods is Carter Lake.
Carter Lake is a gorgeous community in the 77845 zip code. For those desiring peaceful lakefront living, Carter Lake is a must-consider destination. Residents of Carter Lake describe the community as quiet, peaceful, scenic, tree-filled and great for wildlife viewing. Homes in Carter Lake vary is size and style, however, it isn’t uncommon to find a three bedroom, two bathroom home with over 2,000 square feet of living space situated on a ½-acre lot. The private lake is great for fishing, and the homes here are full of alluring upscale amenities and features. For example, fireplaces, soaring ceilings, granite countertops, solid hardwood floors, spacious master suites, and over-sized garages are not hard to find in Carter Lake properties. If you would like to learn more about homes for sale in Carter Lake of College Station, Texas, please allow us to assist you and contact us today.