The cozy and well-established Shirewood neighborhood in Bryan is perfect for families with their safe and welcoming community, quaint homes, and perfect location off of West Villa Maria Road. Each year, more and more young couples and Aggies look for homes in this neighborhood because of their affordability and proximity to community amenities, such as good shopping, great schools, fantastic parks, and the historic downtown Bryan. Located south of the heart of Bryan, the neighborhood straddles both sides of West Villa Maria Road just east of Highway 6. In the area becoming known as the Texas A&M University’s Health Science Center Corridor, many Aggies relish in being only 5 miles away from Texas A&M University’s main campus in addition to their closeness to the brand-new HSC.
Developed in the 1980s, distinctly traditional style brick homes comprise the 300+ housing development. The single-family homes found here in Shirewood are affordably and reasonably priced with many homes in the area going for the median listing price of $197,000, but with some homes floating over $300,000. These homes offer comfortable family living in home sizes from 1,500 square feet to over 3,000 square feet on roomy subdivision lots well over 8,000 square feet of land in a quiet park-like setting. Additionally, many of these homes feature attached garages, covered porches, brick fireplaces, lush backyards, shade trees, and spacious open floorplans.
The Shirewood subdivision itself offers a wonderful community athletic center and very nice walking trails throughout the subdivision bonus to their surrounding parks. Within walking distance to the neighborhood is the Villa West Park with the Autumn Lake Park and Steele-Milburn Field close by as well! The Villa West Park is adjacent to the Mary Branch Elementary School and offers an array of sports courts, playgrounds, picnic tables, and a lighted outdoor classroom amphitheater. As mentioned, the neighborhood is zoned within Bryan ISD, perfect for families looking to reside in the area because top-rated Branch Elementary is within walking distance! If public school doesn’t suit your wish list, also less than a mile away is the Brazos Christian School, a non-denominational school teaching Pre-K all the way through 12thgrade. Backing right up to a huge Walmart Supercenter, Shirewood is perfect for a family on-the-go with this one-stop shopping destination just around the corner. Lastly, this neighborhood is nearby both the prestigious Traditions Country Club and Golf Course and historic downtown Bryan. Memberships outside of the residential community for Traditions are available for access to their magnificent golf course and bountiful country club activities. The historic downtown of Bryan is just four miles away from the area and boasts a walkable downtown district full of eclectic shops and cafes, fine restaurants, and plenty of entertainment opportunities, including the newly remodeled and re-opened Queen Theatre!
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