Southwood Valley, located off of Welsh Avenue and west of Texas Avenue South, is one of central College Station’s most established neighborhoods. The size of a small city itself, over 6000 people live in this wonderful area of town. As is the case with most neighborhoods 35 years of age, the trees are plentiful, flowers are blooming, and the landscape is mature. Both students and parents will flourish in this community due to its close proximity to Texas A&M University, which is just four miles away! The neighborhood has several easy access points, including several off of Harvey Mitchell Parkway South.
In this development you will find a good mix of both owner occupied and rental homes. Due to Southwood Valley being one of College Station’s older areas, the houses here were built from the 1970’s to the late 1990’s and share the same architectural styles varying from traditional to contemporary design. Sizes of home vary greatly, but most will fall in the 1,200 – 3,000 square foot size, while lot sizes in Southwood Valley will typically be between 8,000 and 14,000 square feet. There are many options for the home buyer under $225,000, making this modest priced neighborhood a good value proposition for investors, parents wanting to invest in a home for their student, and families. However, this neighborhood can easily boast homes that are priced up to $350,000.
Neighborhood amenities in Southwood Valley feature both the Brother’s Pond Park and Southwood Valley Elementary School, which are both just walking distance from the neighborhood! The neighborhood itself capitalizes on this feature and has a walking trail that begins at the elementary school and delivers to the park, which is perfect for spending time with your children as the trail includes signs that provide fun educational games to enjoy along with the scenery. Brother’s Pond Park offers a playground area, half basketball court, picnic units with a barbecue pit, soccer fields, ½ mile jogging trail with exercise stations, and a one-acre fishing pond that the park was named after. Situated on the Texas A&M shuttle bus route, Southwood Valley is also a logical choice for Texas A&M students or working professionals who commute to the A&M campus. Meeting the intersection of Harvey Mitchell Parkway South and Texas Avenue South, this neighborhood has incredibly easy access to the Walmart Supercenter included on the corner!
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