Alvin Homes for Sale
Located 25 miles southeast of Houston between Houston and Galveston in Brazoria County, Alvin is a great place to live with an assortment of activities and attractions for both residents and visitors alike. Alvin offers a wide range of housing options, including waterfront real estate, homes on large lots, custom homes, townhomes, and more in a variety of styles and sizes.
Recreation and entertainment opportunities are abundant within and around the Alvin community. The city is home to a number of parks where residents can find picnic areas, pavilions, play areas, open spaces, pedestrian trails, fishing piers, swimming pools, ball parks, tennis and basketball courts, barbecue areas, scenic paths, and more. In addition, Alvin offers opportunities for canoeing and scuba diving on the lake. Public and private golf courses provide additional recreation for golf enthusiasts living in Alvin, including a lighted course for night time play. Homes in Alvin are also in close proximity to museums, unique shopping opportunities, a wide assortment of restaurants, and several bars and taverns. With its close proximity to both Houston and Galveston, homes in Alvin are a short drive away from additional entertainment, culture and art pursuits, theaters, beaches, night life, premier shopping and dining, and more.
Students living in Alvin attend schools within the Alvin Independent School District. The district is home to two Kindergarten through Third grade schools, two Third Grade through Fifth Grade Schools, nine Kindergarten through Fifth grade schools, five intermediate schools, and two high schools: Alvin High School and Manvel High School. In addition, the Alvin community is home to one private school and Alvin Community College for those pursuing post-secondary education opportunities.