Located just 15 miles northeast of San Antonio is the small city of Converse, TX. Homes in the area are appointed with well-landscaped yards, and are a mix of new construction and single-story remodeled homes in the downtown City Center. Traditional tile floors add to the decidedly southwesternly flair of many homes in the city. Well-maintained homes in Airport City are just a 10 minute drive from Randolph Air Force Base, and are convenient to shopping, downtown and medical facilities.
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Planned subdivisions abound in each neighborhood, making it easy to find the right fit for your family or to work with a contractor to build a customized home that meets your needs. The downtown area is laid out in a more traditional style that mixes blocks of ranch-style homes in with streets that are lined with commercial businesses such as restaurants and dentist offices. In the Thornton Lane neighborhood, expect to see a wide array of planned neighborhoods with new construction and larger homes. These developments boast new, wide streets and the same sizable backyards seen in properties throughout the city. Airport City provides easy access to the highways for commuters who travel to San Antonio daily and who use its international airport.
Converse is a bedroom community for San Antonio, but each neighborhood still has its own distinct residential makeup. Homes in the area are owner-occupied, with residences that were built between 1970 and 1999 or new construction. Like many southwestern cities and towns, the area has a distinctive Hispanic influence, from its architecture to its culture and regional cuisine. Excellent Tex-Mex food can be found at several locations in the city, along with other fare including seafood and Italian. The Slumber Street area is made of mixed housing types, with many being either medium- or large-sized homes or mobile housing. Like most of the area, this neighborhood is composed of wide, open spaces, with spacious back and front yards. The Weichold Road neighborhood is known for its walkability and safe environment, making it an accommodating home for college students. The Fm 1516 neighborhood is notable for having a larger proportion of occupants who are military members living there than most neighborhoods nationwide.