“Puro” San Antonio


Real Estate Muses takes you on a tour of San Antonio and shows you what living in Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills is like.

Living in Alamo Heights or Terrell Hills

Often simply referred to as the ’09’ from the last two digits of their zip codes, these influential and historic San Antonio neighborhoods are just a few miles from the bustling downtown area. Homes with eclectic architecture and charm are nestled among 100 year old oak trees. Alamo Heights boasts great restaurants, top-rated public & private schools. Also, buying a home in Alamo Heights or Terrell Hills gives the experience of a small town while surrounded by the energy of a big city.

Alamo Heights ISD 

Over the years, the Alamo Heights Independent School District has consistently been rated in the top ten school districts in Texas. It has two elementary schools, one middle school and one high school. And, there is also Howard Early Childhood Development Center for preschool. 

Dining in Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills

The ’09 is filled with specialty restaurants and grocery stores. Some of our favorites include patio dining at Paloma Blanca, grabbing a Chispa at Soluna as well as the mustang chicken at Cappy’s. And, if you want to dine at home, you just hop over to HEB Central Market and find some incredible food and wine choices that are sure to make everyone happy.

Things to do in Alamo Heights

Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills have beautiful homes, lovely dining experiences and great schools. And, they also are home to some of San Antonio’s iconic museums. The McNay Art Museum has sculptures, paintings and art from many periods. It was the first modern art museum in Texas. The Witte Museum showcases natural history, Texas heritage and has a science treehouse.  For those who enjoy the outdoors and animals, the Botanical Gardens and the San Antonio Zoo are also located in the area. 

Homes in 78209

The real estate in Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills is always in demand. Homes vary from charming cottages to mid-century bungalows and luxury estates. Many homebuyers looking for an older home with character or a meticulously remodeled home find it in these neighborhood. There is also new construction in Alamo Heights. Developers are building new apartment buildings and condos in Alamo Heights and adjacent neighborhoods.

Our team of Realtors is very familiar with this area of San Antonio. Our office is located right in the heart of Terrell Hills. We drive these streets, we know our neighbors and local businesses. Living in this part of San Antonio is simply amazing. We know San Antonio.


To find a home in San Antonio TX, contact Melissa Muse Wiggans, Broker and Owner of Real Estate Muses. Her team of top San Antonio Realtors specialize in residential real estate for those buying and selling homes. They also help military families and others moving or relocating to San Antonio, TX. Visit realestatemuses.com or call 210-485-9913 today.


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