There’s a neighborhood for everyone in College Station!

College Station Lifestyle

College Station is a thriving Texas community and home to Texas A&M University, one of the nation’s largest institutions of higher education. Centrally located between Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Austin it is perfectly positioned to offer easy access to all of the state’s major metropolitan areas.

Whether you’re seeking a quieter lifestyle, a return to your alma mater or just a new place to call home, College Station offers something for everyone.  Here are 10 great neighborhoods where you can experience the best College Station has to offer.

The Villages of Indian Lakes

This rural neighborhood features beautiful rolling terrain, large acreage lots, abundant Texas wildlife, and bountiful mature oak trees in a rural paradise. Though on the outskirts of Aggieland, Indian Lakes is only 10 miles away from Texas A&M University because of it’s easy access to William D. Fitch Parkway. The luxurious, spacious development creates a unique sense of privacy in a somewhat city setting with a country appeal. The large luxury homesites found here in Indian Lakes gives their residents a scenic view of the natural area surrounding Arapahoe Lake. The lots are usually 1 to 3 acres in size with many future homesites still remaining undeveloped.


Castlegate neighborhoods of College Station are sure to grab your attention with the grand castle-like entrance, multi-level pond and fountains. Both phases – Castlegate and Castlegate II – have walking and jogging trails winding through beautiful parks. The Castlegate Park is open for residents to enjoy its two lighted tennis courts, three ponds, basketball court, picnic tables, gazebo and shaded playground. Castlegate II has its own state of the art resort style pool and splash pad open to the community. It also has a 4-acre lake stocked for fishing. These sister neighborhoods are are conveniently located close to shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities.

Emerald Forest

Located in central College Station, the Emerald Forest subdivision is conveniently situated nearby virtually everything in town. Because of its location and heavily-wooded setting shaded by large mature oak trees, don’t be surprised to find deer in the yards in both the early mornings and afternoons.  Within the Emerald Forest community are abundant amenities, including their own shaded park with playground equipment and walking trails through beautiful native plant sites, tennis courts, community pool, basketball court, and clubhouse with meeting spaces! Additionally, nearby is another park, the more spacious 15-acre Sandstone Park. It includes Little League fields and other practice soccer fields.

Saddle Creek

This neighborhood is located on the outskirts of College station and nestled in the country. Texas A&M University is just 9 miles away, just far enough to escape all the hustle and bustle of the campus area. Shaded by magnificent oak and cedar trees, this quiet and peaceful community is set amidst the natural scenery of the Texas countryside. Homes in Saddle Creek are typically a bit larger, with a minimum home size of 2,350 square fee, nestled on huge lots with acreage. The Saddle Creek neighborhood features its own community pool, park, basketball court, athletic fields, and a covered pavilion with picnic tables and built-in barbecue pits.

Williams Creek

Williams Creek is sure to grasp your attention as you enter the College Station neighborhood known for their rolling terrain and beautiful trees. With homes that range in size from 3,000 square feet to well over 5,400 square feet, Williams Creek features large single-family homesites from one-acre up to eight-acres. Neighboring Lick Creek Park offers miles of walking, hiking, biking, bird watching, and jogging trails through the Texan countryside. In addition, the park has a Nature Center that is complete with classrooms, an amphitheater, native plant displays, and a monarch butterfly garden.

Duck Haven

Shaded by large, majestic, and mature heritage oak trees, Duck Haven Estates is a country-lifestyle paradise on the southwest edge of College Station. This tranquil and rural subdivision is known for their abundant wildlife as the name indicates, with ducks, songbirds, and deer strolling in yards in the early morning hours. The sizeable homes found in the Duck Haven subdivision were designed with habitat preservation in mind and blend in with the beautiful surroundings of the rolling Texas hillside. off of Wellborn Road (FM 2154), Duck Haven is a secluded but easily accessible community close to Aggieland without sacrificing their peaceful setting.


The Bridgewood neighborhood is comprised of homes with floor plans that typically run in size from 1,600 square feet to 3,400 square feet. These homes are usually situated on larger lots that offer 3-6 bedrooms with 2-4 bathrooms. The community has extensive sidewalks and even reflection ponds for hanging out with friends and family. If you want more space for outside adventures, the neighborhood itself offers a small park with walking and jogging trails through heavily-wooded scenery.


This established south College Station neighborhood features a wide range of home sizes from the 1200 to 2500 square feet. The Shenandoah community clubhouse is within close distance of all the homes in the subdivision. The clubhouse offers a tennis court, playground, and community pool for members. Additionally, this highly desired neighborhood has access to yet another more spacious 15-acre park. The Southern Oaks Park features a large soccer field, basketball court, disc golf course, picnic tables with built-in barbecue pits, plentiful nature walking trails, and a playground.

Creek Meadows

This quaint master-planned community includes homes ranging in size from 1300 to more than 2700 square feet. The Creek Meadows neighborhood features several awesome amenities for their residents, including a community clubhouse, two swimming pools, walking trails, playgrounds, and basketball courts all within the subdivision. The walking trails within the area wander over 17 acres of woodland habitat and green belts. The community is in close walking distance to 3 neighborhood schools.

Southwood Valley

Located just four miles from campus, this neighborhood is in the heart of College Station. With a geat mix of styles and sizes, this is one of the city’s most well-established neighborhoods with streets lined by mature trees. Residents enjoy the nearby Brother’s Pond Park and quick access to the major roads as well as many shopping, dining and entertainment options.


College Station real estate has been a much talked about topic in recent years. Home sales and property values have significantly changed since the 1990’s, fueling growth in the local economy and prompting interest from real estate investors as far away as California. In certain areas of the community, we have literally seen land appreciation and or property values increases by a factor of ten during this period.

Once only known as home to Texas A&M, today, this town offers so much more. Beautiful neighborhoods in College Station, a vibrant entertainment district, a highly ranked public school system and a thriving local economy. As a result, the booming Bryan College Station community has become a hotbed of local real estate.

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