Over 150 years ago, German immigrants settled the land near the refreshing waters of Cibolo Creek. The 10,471 residents of Boerne (pronounced "Bur-nee") are friendly people who take great pride in their rich ancestral and cultural heritage. This historic town offers unique shopping, dining and entertainment options. It is nestled in the breathtaking Texas Hill Country and located just a few minutes away from San Antonio, Texas. Homebuyers can choose from a variety of home styles, such as contemporary, transitional and Mediterranean houses.
The charming historic district of Hauptstrasse, which is German for Main Street, offers a vibrant world of specialty shops, including unique gift items, antiques, jewelry, fine home accessories, trendy boutiques and art galleries. Hometown bakeries and local coffee shops seduce you with aromas of freshly baked delicacies and piping-hot java as you walk and shop. You can also unwind at a local wine bar or stop by the brewhaus on the creek for a brew. The Cypress tree-lined Cibolo Creek adds a tranquil touch to the ambiance as it snakes through downtown and ends its journey at the Cibolo Nature Center. The center boasts 100 acres of distinct ecosystems, including woodlands, marshlands, grasslands and river bottoms. You can view these natural wonders via a boardwalk and hiking trails.
You can get your walk on at the Hill Country Mile, which follows along historic Main Street and River Road Park. Designed in 2010, developers created the walking path as a way of preserving and unifying the town’s rich cultural heritage. In addition, it serves as a catalyst for economic growth and expansion by providing foot traffic for local shops and cultural centers in the downtown area. Boerne is a town pulsating with energy and merriment. There are festivals, parades and cultural events taking place year-round. People can indulge in a variety of the activities, such as Key to the Hills Rod Run, Boerne Market Days, Dickens on Main, Weihnachts Fest, Abendkonzerte, Cibolo Songs & Stories, Parade of Artists, Wings Over Boerne, Berges Fest, Chocolate Walk and the Kendall County Fair. There are also major nearby attractions, such as Sea World, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, the San Antonio River Walk, and the state’s number one highlight: the Alamo. Your Boerne experience is not complete until you sample the unique cuisine, ranging from homestyle cooking and barbecue to fine dining. Browse our listings and find the right home in this thriving, historic town.