Schertz Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Texas
Schertz is ideally located just 15 minutes from San Antonio and one hour south of Austin, the capital of Texas. The city is named for Sebastian Schertz, who owned a store in the area when the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway came in 1875.
Schertz is a progressive city with excellent schools, great recreation and new, established neighborhoods. Schertz residents are proud of their community and enjoy their location near a metropolitan area but away from the noise and congestion that often accompanies city living. Real estate options consist of single-family homes in a wide range of prices.
Children in Schertz attend excellent schools in the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District (SCUC ISD). There are 18 parks in Schertz, with playgrounds, picnic areas, open space, athletic fields and courts. The city's junior Olympic-sized pool is open to the public during the summer months and a community center offers classes and activities. The Buffalo Valley Youth Association, a non-profit organization, offers sports programs year round, including baseball, softball, football, cheerleading, basketball, swimming, and volleyball.
The City of Schertz and the Schertz Business Association sponsor the annual Fourth of July Jubilee, a highlight of the summer for the city and surrounding communities. Fishermen, boaters and divers will enjoy the large lakes and rivers in the area. There are also plenty of public, private and resort type golf courses.
Schertz City Guide