Big Springs Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Located about 20 miles north of downtown San Antonio, Big Springs is a suburban hideaway for those who want everything they need in one place. With shopping, beautiful parks, and great schools, the neighborhood is one of the most popular in the San Antonio Metropolitan Area.
Big Springs is served by the North East Independent School District, a recognized school district from the Texas Education Agency since 75 percent of students pass standardized tests. Elementary school students attend one of the district’s newer schools, Canyon Ridge, which was opened in 2005. Students in grades six through eight attend Barbara Bush Middle School and high school students attend Ronald Reagan High School.
Two hospitals are near Big Springs. North Central Baptist Hospital opened in 1991 and was named the Alamo region’s Employer of the Year in 2010. In 2009, another hospital, Methodist Stone Oak Hospital, opened to serve the area.
Families will find plenty to do in Big Springs throughout the year. Stone Oak Park has a natural playground and natural classroom for parents and children to share. The Village at Stone Oak has an eclectic mix of stores in an open-air shopping center that includes World Market, Hobby Lobby, and Super Target. San Antonio is a part of the Texas wine country. Copa Bar and Wine Tasting has tastings of wines from the region as well as some favorites from around the world.
For those who want to experience life in the city, U.S. 281 is a straight path to downtown San Antonio. The city has the best professional sports team in all of sports—the San Antonio Spurs, with a 69 percent winning record during the franchise’s history. San Antonio’s famous River Walk is popular among tourists and Big Springs’ residents as a great way to soak in some downtown flavor and take a leisurely stroll.