From towering high rise condo buildings to secluded and picturesque estate homes in gated communities, Houston real estate offers something for nearly every taste and budget.
Some of the most expensive real estate can be found throughout River Oaks and Memorial, although there are a number of pricey communities and properties in the Uptown/Galleria section, the Inner Loop and West Houston.
The median appraisal values for some of Houstons most upscale neighborhoods ranges from more than $1 million to nearly $4 million.
River Oaks Tall Timber Median home price $3,711,446
River Oaks Country Club Estates Median home price $3,049,000
Rivercrest Median home price $2,751,753
Stablewood Estates Median home price $2,112,115
Sherwood Forest Median home price $2,080,558
Memorial Drive Manor Median home price $1,380,162
River Oaks Median home price $1,336,472
When it comes to Houston luxury real estate, River Oaks still reigns supreme. In fact, it is the most exclusive residential area in Houston. It is not uncommon to find large estate homes, complete with expansive, manicured lawns and maids quarters. Ideally located inside Loop 610, River Oaks features about 1,100 properties and some of the wealthiest residents of Houston. Some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the community of River Oaks are River Oaks Country Club Estates and River Oaks Tall Timber.
River Oaks, in addition to its exclusive Houston real estate options, is home to a number of upscale restaurants and shops. The deed restrictions of River Oaks are very strict, thereby eliminating much of the commercial construction found throughout other communities in Houston. The River Oaks Homeowners Association ensures that properties in this exclusive community meet certain standards.
Located in West Houston, Rivercrest Estates features Houston real estate that is upscale and quite impressive, as each home site generally sits on more than two acres of land.
Stablewood Estates is an exclusive, master-planned community, which is located just outside Loop 610 at Memorial Drive and Post Oak Lane. Residents of Stablewood Estates enjoy a close proximity to Memorial Park, as well as Houstons Uptown/Galleria section. Many residents of Stablewood work in Houstons downtown business district and the Texas Medical Center.
The architectural integrity of the homes of Stablewood Estates is secured through Stablewoods strict deed restrictions. With just 137 lots, Stablewoods value stands at nearly $221 million, which equates to the highest per-square-foot-value in the Houston residential market.
Stablewood Estates is protected by a 24-hour manned entrance gate, and children of this community attend the highly acclaimed Spring Branch Independent School District.
Houston real estate in Stablewood Estates is both luxurious and highly secluded, as most homes enjoy large lots and exquisite landscaping.