With Austin eighty-seven miles southwest and Houston ninety miles southeast, the City of College Station, Texas is a great place to live in the Texas Triangle region. Homebuyers desiring to live in the Brazos Valley of Brazos County will love the real estate available in this East-Central Texas city. Along with neighboring Bryan, College Station is part of the state’s 14th largest metro area. The city, sometimes referred to as CStat by the locals, has around 110,600 residents and is home to Texas A&M University. Its proximity to the university, along with its proximity to the Houston and Texas Central Railway, resulted in its name. It is also the reason why the city has been ranked as the state’s most-educated, and the nation’s 11th most educated city.
Comprised of 49.6 square miles, College Station is so much more than a college town. The city has extraordinary options for shopping and dining, as well as exceptional recreation and entertainment destinations. With all of its fabulous features, it is a popular place to live and its diverse real estate only adds to its allure. Homes for sale in College Station are found in a multitude of impressive neighborhoods and subdivisions, among them you’ll find Southwood.
Southwood is described by its residents as a family-friendly community that is walkable, quiet, peaceful and welcoming. You’ll find the Southwood neighborhood east of Southwood Forest and south of Southwood Valley. It is bounded by Ponderosa Drive, Rio Grande Boulevard, and Rock Prairie Road. Furthermore, Southwood is close to Brother Pond Park, to the north, and Brian Bachmann Community Park, to the south. Alos nearby is the Southwood Athletic Park with is soccer and baseball fields and swimming pool. You’ll find Southwood off of Rock Prairie Road west of Highway 6. Homes in Southwood include styles that are contemporary, as well as traditional. While lot sizes tend to be smaller than 10,000 square feet, Southwood homes generally range from just under 1,000 to nearly 2,000 square feet. There are 203 houses in Southwood, most of which were built in the 1980s. In addition to single-family homes, there are also multi-family homes in the Southwood community. If you would like to learn more about Southwood real estate in College Station, Texas, please allow us to assist you and contact us today.