Located to the the east side of Oso Creek, The Lakes boasts an amazing blend of accessibility to amenities, the outdoors, and quiet neighborhood streets. Just off of Yorktown Boulevard, this neighborhood features scenic constructed lakes and established homes. The neighborhood is great for walking with many nearby parks and walking trails along Oso Creek. Residents of this community enjoy easy access to schools, shopping, and dining. As the city has grown this area has maintained a small neighborhood feel with nearby child care, churches, and entertainment including the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater. Within a short drive of main roads, the area lets you quickly slip in and out of shopping centers without having to dodge traffic. Outdoor attractions include wide sidewalks along Oso Parkway. In addition, Oso Parkway features bike lanes for cyclists. Along the parkway there are several parks with seating areas, playgrounds, and tranquil green spaces.
The homes in this area are generally 1 to 2 story homes with large floor plans, high ceilings and big yards. With traditional design and well-maintained yards, homes in this area are some of the most well-regarded in the city. Some homes in the area have backyards that open to the 7 constructed lakes tucked into the neighborhood. Wildlife enthusiasts will appreciate that this is another great place to see the different types of birds that call this area of the coastal bend home.
The tree lined streets with established brick homes give this neighborhood a classic feel and a pleasantly old-fashioned vibe. Buyers who are seeking state-of-the-art features should know most of the homes are older construction and may not feature some of the amenities of newly constructed homes. But what these homes may lack in features, they make up for in quality, accessibility and location.