Terrell Hills

Known for both grand historic architecture and luxe gated communities.

Welcome to Terrell Hills

An iconic neighborhood known for privacy and affluence
Upscale and luxurious, Terrell Hills has the distinction of being the top neighborhood in Texas, as well as one of the top ten best towns in America. This esteemed community boasts a deep-rooted history and a destiny of residential bliss. Conceived as a family neighborhood as far back as the 1920s, Terrell Hills was named for Frederick Terrell, the first champion of this once rural town. Six families agreed to cultivate a 24-acre tract of land and, within a few short years, Terrell Hills was created.  
Today, this affluent neighborhood boasts privacy, high-end amenities, and stellar craftsmanship. From gorgeously elevated mid-century modern designs to sprawling new construction builds, real estate in Terrell Hills is designed to impress. Home to some of the most notable estates in Texas, Terrell Hills is known for both grand historic architecture and luxe gated communities. Only five miles from San Antonio, Terrell Hills is a unique mix of peaceful suburban enclave and sophisticated metropolis. San Antonio attractions are mere minutes away, while here, a serene, residential retreat awaits to welcome you home. 

What to Love

  • Vibrant urban setting
  • An affluent community with esteemed residents
  • Sprawling estates and mid-century architecture

People & Lifestyle

The exclusive Terrell Hills is known for an atmosphere of privacy and respect, making it an oasis of seclusion for its well-known and high-achieving residents. Home to titans of industry celebrated filmmakers, and award-winning athletes, this coveted neighborhood offers both affluence and serenity. The peaceful setting and excellent schools mean families can thrive here and the proximity to San Antonio attractions offers entertainment for all levels of taste.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Pan-Asian spot Tong’s Thai is known for a unique fusion of new and exciting Thai and Chinese cuisine. From their famous spring rolls to award-winning seafood dishes, this authentic menu is fresh, creative, and delicious. Sometimes the simplest dishes are the most satisfying, and the thin-crust pizza and Italian classics at Cerroni’s Purple Garlic certainly prove the theory. This casual scratch kitchen serves traditional favorites, like eggplant parmigiana, spaghetti and meatballs, and hand-tossed pizzas. 
Paloma Blanca Mexican Cuisine welcomes guests with a warm atmosphere, superior hospitality, and authentic cuisine. Voted the best Mexican restaurant in San Antonio, this rustic, upscale bistro shines with fresh ingredients and classic flavors. Offering the best pizza in the city, Julian's Italian Pizzeria is the perfect spot for a laid-back dinner or casual night with friends.

Things to Do

The Witte Museum, where nature, science, and culture meet, is an esteemed San Antonio institution. With natural history exhibits, art galleries, and a focus on Texas heritage, this innovative cultural center also features an impressive science treehouse. Another family favorite, the San Antonio Zoo spans 35 acres and boasts a collection of over 3,500 animals representing 750 species. Spend a leisurely day at the prestigious McNay Art Museum and marvel at some of the greatest works of art in the world. From Georgia O'Keeffe's stunning deserts and vivid flowers to Monet’s impressionist masterpieces, this elegant gallery delights the senses with masters from all periods.


Terrell Hills families benefit from the superior Alamo Heights Independent School District.
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