It may come as a real surprise to many to find that San Antonio has an incredibly strong German heritage. Of course you wouldn't give much thought to its name when you're enjoying a day at Schlitterbahn Water Park. But the fact is that from their first immigration to Texas in the 1830s, the majority settled in a broad, fragmented belt across the south central part of the state, especially in what's known as the Texas hill country around San Antonio.
When you're in San Antonio, don’t miss a fun-filled shopping trip to our nearby strongly-German communities. Boerne's Main Street features an abundance of eclectic antique shops, boutiques, and even a famous pickle store. Gruene Hall serves up singers and gospel music along with a buffet on Sundays. This legendary spot is the oldest continuously operating dance hall in Texas. The town has been recognized by the Texas travel industry as a premiere attraction for visitors, but even with the remarkable growth of this once sleepy little town, the main focus of Gruene is, and continues to be, bona fide Texas. Finally, stop off in the town of New Braunfels, especially if you're here in November during the city's annual German-style sausage festival, Wurstfest. New Braunfels draws a fair amount of tourists particularly because of the cold-spring rivers that run through the city, and the Schlitterbahn Resort.
I know the local luxury market; I also know how to pronounce local German words like Boerne (BURR nee), Gruene (Green) and Bexar (bear) County. If you have clients moving to San Antonio, be sure and give me a call. I'm Paula Christo, and I am committed to helping you find the perfect home in Bexar or Kendall Counties.Contact me today for the very best in personalized attention, whether you’re buying or selling a San Antonio home. And don’t forget to “Like” me on Facebook; I’ll keep you up to date on everything wonderful in, and about, San Antonio!