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Dry Comal Creek on Texas Wine Trail wins prestigious awards
06.30.17

The wineries of the Texas Wine Trail are more popular and respected than ever, garnering attention and accolades from all over the world. The latest honor is one that is close to home for Vintage Oaks; it was bestowed upon Dry Comal Creek Winery, located right across the street from the community and maker of the wine that is gifted to each of our property owners on their birthday.

Hike the Hills event celebrates new trail, raises money for charity
06.09.17

The words, “Take a hike,” were never as enjoyable as on Saturday, June 3, when those who live at Vintage Oaks and friends joined together to hike the newly refurbished Vintage Oaks Trail, from the trailhead by the main entrance of the community to the trailhead across from the Tuscan Clubhouse, and raise money for the American Heart Association. The first annual Hike in the Hills event at Vintage Oaks brought together neighbors who were excited to discover the newly improved trail and raise funds for this worthy charity. 

Survey among those living in New Braunfels finds strong satisfaction
06.07.17

  

Anyone who’s already living in New Braunfels is well aware of what’s so great about the city and all it has to offer. Those who are considering a move to New Braunfels may be interested in hearing what residents have to say. The new New Braunfels National Citizen Survey™ (The NCS) measured the “livability” of New Braunfels, capturing opinions “within the three pillars of a community (Community Characteristics, Governance and Participation) across eight central facets of community (Safety, Mobility, Natural Environment, Built Environment, Economy, Recreation and Wellness, Education and Enrichment and Community Engagement),” they said.

The in-law suite: Answer to caring for aging parents in Hill Country.
05.30.17

Caring for aging parents is a growing reality for many people today, and the trend of multigenerational living in the Hill Country is hitting home in more ways than one.

Vintage Oaks named fastest-growing community for fourth straight year
05.02.17

In what has become a welcome annual tradition, Vintage Oaks is the fastest-growing community in the San Antonio metro area again, according to national housing research firm MetroStudy. This is the fourth year in a row Vintage Oaks has earned this distinction as the most dominant masterplanned community in the Hill Country.

How to pick the right community for your Hill Country home
02.21.17

Whether you're building a new home in the Hill Country or buying one, it's bound to be an exciting time. But with all the communities in New Braunfels, how do you know which one is right for you? Within the same city, there may be dozens of places to choose from, and then there are all the neighborhoods within those communities. So how do you even start to figure it out? We’ve got some tips that will help you find the perfect fit.

Why veterans love Vintage Oaks on Veteran's Day and every other day
11.11.16

There's a spot atop a hill where the views are breathtaking and the serenity is calming. Surrounded by majestic, 300-year-old oak trees and a 10-acre wildflower field, Vintage Oaks’ Veterans’ Walk is marked by a stone commemorative pathway that features individual markers for honored veterans, some dating back to the Revolutionary War. It’s just one of the many ways that Vintage Oaks honors veterans every day.

Vintage Oaks features on back page of Herald Zeitung's Home Edition
10.04.16

Have you checked out the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung’s September 2016 Home Edition? If it’s sitting on your kitchen counter waiting for you to have a few free minutes, flip it over and check out the back page. That’s where you’ll see Vintage Oaks, in full-page glory, detailing some of the many reasons why so many people are moving to Vintage Oaks and why it’s the fastest-growing community in the Hill Country for the last three years (and counting).

Factors influencing retirement in New Braunfels
08.09.16

New Braunfels isn’t just the second-fastest-growing city in the nation. It’s also become a top place to retire. There are a number of factors influencing retirement in this favorite Hill Country city.

Buying a Home Where You Can Fall in Love With the Neighborhood
03.30.16

Buying A Home...and a Neighborhood

Don’t consider buying a home if you can’t love the neighborhood. This could be one of the better pieces of real estate advice ever given. The area you choose to move to is just as important as the home, maybe more. You’ll spend a lot of time in your home, but you’ll also spend much of your workdays driving to and from it and many of your weekends enjoying what surrounds you.

What criteria should you base your neighborhood decision on? Mallory Carra with Trulia offers some insights of what matters.