The City of Shavano Park is more than just a building called City Hall, it is a collection of communities that form the larger community of Shavano Park. These communities offer slightly different neighborhood aesthetics, but all provide a quiet and relaxing setting. All the listed communities receive their electricity and trash services from the same providers, CPS and Republic Services respectively. The communities are however, on different water systems. Which neighborhood is on the Shavano Park Water System or the San Antonio Water System is included in the descriptions below.
Old Shavano Park
Old Shavano Park is commonly referred as East and West sections. The East section dates to before the original founding of the City of Shavano Park in 1956, and provides a rural atmosphere and setting nestled in Greater San Antonio. The neighborhood boasts some of the largest lot sizes of any residential area, with some lots approaching 5 acres. The spacious lots and quiet neighborhood roads provide the rural small town atmosphere so beloved by Shavano Park residents.
The western section of Old Shavano Park was developed in the 1970's and has minimum lot size of .7 acres. It includes residential neighborhood north of the Municipal Tract to the West of NW Military as well as the homes along Ripple Creek, Pepper Bush and Painted Post south of De Zavala.
Old Shavano Park is entirely on the Shavano Park Water System. All lots have homeowner owned and maintained septic facilities for sewage.
Shavano Park Estates
Shavano Park Estates is the third oldest community in Shavano Park. The Shavano Park Estates has a minimum lot size of 1 acre and boasts the same quiet streets and exquisite homes amid natural beauty that is the hallmark of Shavano Park living. It was developed in the 1970's and does not have a Home Owner’s Association. Shavano Park Estates receives its water and sewage service from the Shavano Park Water System.
In the south-west corner of Shavano Park near the corner of Lockhill Selma and Huebner, Shavano Creek is a collection of luxury homes on .7 minimum acre sized lots. The existing community was annexed by the City in 2000. The community has its own Homeowner’s Association and offers a sleepy suburban atmosphere. Shavano Creek receives its water and sewage service from the San Antonio Water System.
De Zavala Estates
De Zavala Estates is a small subdivision of eight homes on De Zavala Place Road with its own Home Owner’s Association. De Zavala Estates was an existing neighborhood annexed by the City in 2000. The quiet De Zavala Estates neighborhood offers a gated entry and secluded quality of life in a suburban setting. The neighborhood receives its water service from the San Antonio Water System. All lots have homeowner owned and maintained septic facilities for sewage.
This gated subdivision is located off of Lockhill-Selma Road between DeZavala Rd. and 1604 on the western side of Shavano Park. The area was annexed by the City in 1999 and thereafter developed. The entire property has 323 homes. It is a family friendly neighborhood in a beautiful, peaceful, tranquil and heavily landscaped enclave.
Bentley Manor subdivision has three distinct but cohesive communities. The first section is called "The Cottages" and is comprised of zero lot line homes of approximately 2,500 to 3,500 sq. ft. In size. The second section is called "The Villas" and is also comprised of zero lot line homes of approximately 2,800 to 3,800 sq. ft. In size. "The Estate" section is comprised of large sized lots of approximately one acre that contain homes ranging from approximately 4,000 to 9,500 sq. ft. in size.
The neighborhood gets it water from San Antonio Water Systems (SAWS) and not from Shavano Park Water System.
Huntington - Explore
Nestled in the northeast corner of Shavano Park, Huntington is a luxurious gated estate community boasting large acreage home sites amid majestic settings and stunning vistas, with the estate-sized lots positioned wide to insure privacy and create a palatial feel for each home site. The area is a recent residential development of premier custom-designed homes that will eventually encompass 142 homes. Huntington’s location near Loop 1604 and IH-10 is within minutes of restaurants and destination shopping in The Vineyard, The Rim, The Shops at La Cantera and Stone Oak.
Huntington also features a distinctive gated access and clock tower, giving the neighborhood an elegant entrance and a sense of arrival. Huntington’s water and sewer service is provided by San Antonio Water System (SAWS).
Willow Wood offers a suburban living atmosphere surrounded by natural beauty in northern Shavano Park. A 49-acre tract of land with 93 estate home sites offers a secluded community with easy access to NW Military and Loop 1604 commercial areas. It is also within walking distance of the Shavano Park tennis club, offering a great amenity to tennis lovers. The neighborhood offers estate-style homes that are custom built. Willow Wood receives its water and sewage service from the San Antonio Water System.
Pond Hill Garden Villas
The Pond Hill Garden Villas is a master planned development of garden homes on both sides of Pond Hill Road. The Garden Villas provide a secluded luxury lifestyle, but like Willow Wood, is located near the many amenities, restaurants, and offices on Pond Hill Road. The Garden Villas are also within walking distance of the Shavano Park Tennis Club. Pond Hill Garden Villas receives its water and sewage service from the San Antonio Water System.