Located just nine miles north of Woodsville via Highway 69, Colmesneil is a quiet community with a population of approximately 596 residents. This neighborhood is part of the larger Sam Rayburn South communityconsisting of four main cities in just as many counties. Colmesneil is part of Tyler County and attracts house hunters searching for serenity and resort-style living at its finest.
Living in Colmesneil
Those looking to move to this area of East Texas will discover a variety of housing options. From single-family detached homes to mobile homes and acreage, plenty of opportunities await the right buyer. Single-family homes are reasonably priced, with the average home going for approximately $52,000.
Affordable housing is one of the reasons Colmesneil is a growing community. Buyers are moving in and snapping up property as their primary residence or vacation home. In fact, second homes in East Texas are quite popular, especially when it comes to lakefront property. Buyers interested in purchasing a second home for use as a retreat from daily life or to generate rental income will find that there are a number of wonderful options in Colmesneil.
The Colmesneil Independent School District (CISD) was given a “recognized” rating in 2009, just a rung short of “exemplary,” which is the highestacademic ranking granted by the Texas Education Agency.
There are three schools in the CISD:
- Colmesneil Elementary School (Grades PK-5)
- Colmesneil Middle School (Grades 6-8)
- Colmesneil High School (Grades 9-12)
Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas is just an hour’s drive south of Colmesneil. It’s perfect for college-bound students looking for a university close to home.
Located near Lake Sam Rayburn and Sam Rayburn Reservoir, Colmesneil lures residents and visitors to go swimming, fishing, or canoeing. There are also picturesque golf courses, hiking trails, walking trails, and birdwatching opportunities.
Colmesneil is a rural community that takes pride in its connection to nature and proximity to the reservoir. Call the Sam Rayburn South real estate team at the Allman Company to learn more about this charming community.