Braes Heights is a subdivision of Braeswood Place that consists of relatively larger lots and stately single family homes. It is conveniently located near major highways for easy and quick commute to business and employment centers. Braes Heights offers residents a beautiful place to live with its tree-lined streets, traditional homes and all the amenities needed to live comfortably.
Braes Heights promotes a peaceful environment where residents can live in a family-friendly community of new and old homes protected and maintained by deed restrictions. This neighborhood provides residents various facilities and recreational options such as parks, trails, community centers and more.
Location and Surroundings
Its strategic location within Loop 610 makes Braes Heights easily accessible. It is also minutes away from Southwest Freeway and both highways enable residents to conveniently and quickly travel to major business districts such as Galleria, Downtown Houston, Rice Village and Texas Medical Center.
Other neighborhoods surrounding Braes Heights are Bellaire, River Oaks, Braes Oaks and Galleria. Braes Heights is intersected by the Braes Bayou which runs through its center. METRO bus services are also available in Braeswood Place.
The zip code for Braes Heights is 77025.
Recreational Activities and Schools in Braes Heights
Braes Heights is full of options for recreation, entertainment, dining and shopping. If residents want to experience even more choices than the facilities available in this community, they can easily travel to major business hubs without having to drive too far. Why residents love Braes Heights.
Some activities to enjoy within the area are:
- Restaurants in the area include Whataburger, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Union Kitchen, Lenny’s Sub Shop and Sugar Rush.
- Library - Meyer Neighborhood Library
- Shopping - The Braes Heights Plaza Shopping Center and Braeswood Square offer various options for dining and retail.
- Parks - Braes Heights Neighborhood Park, Russ Pitman Park, Godwin Park, Karl Young Park and Helen’s Park.
- Sports and Fitness – there are trails for jogging, cycling as well as sports fields for baseball and other games.
Braes Heights’ schools are operated by the Houston Independent School District.
These include Mark Twain Elementary School, Pershing Middle School and Lamar High School. Other nearby schools include Longfellow Elementary, Pin Oak Middle School and Bellaire High School.
Private schools near the area include St. Mark’s Episcopal School and St. Vincent de Paul School.
All school zoning should be independently verified. The School District should be contacted directly to determine the School and for which it is zoned. School zones vary and may change.
Real Estate Trends in Braes Heights
The properties in Braes Heights were originally ranch style, built in the 1950s. However, most have been demolished, expanded or extensively upgraded to include modern amenities. Residents have attempted to preserve the original styles of renovated homes. The newer homes in this neighborhood are mostly brick and stucco double-story structures. Deed restrictions are enforced to ensure that the community’s standards are maintained. See Braeswood Place Homeowners Association.
The average price of homes for sale in Braes Heights is over $1 million. Prices can range from $300,000 to $2 million depending on the style, size and age of the home. Homes are 2,921 square feet in size on average. New and recent structures tend to be priced higher than older, updated homes. Lots are also priced according to their location and size.
Realtors are not allowed to tell you if a neighborhood is safe. It violates the Realtor code of ethics and can cost an agent their license. We can give you tools to explore crime on your own. Here are a couple websites you may find useful Alert ID and Family Watchdog. If you register with their site, it will save an address and notify you of crimes within a few miles of the home. Alert ID also tracks sex offenders in the area. It is also a good practice to meet current residents and to visit the neighborhood at different times of the day prior to moving into a particular neighborhood. You may even want to visit the website of the local police department to view local crimes and statistics.
Thinking of selling your home? Try our automated home valuation tool or Free Market Snapshot. Then when you are ready, call a professional at Team Sadler - we offer a Free No-Obligation “Current Market Analysis” referred to as a (CMA). This will be a more detailed and more accurate home valuation completed and presented to you by a real person, a licensed Realtor armed with local knowledge and useful data combined with years of experience.
More information about beautiful homes currently for sale in Braes Heights or surrounding areas can be obtained from one of Team Sadler’s skilled real estate agents.
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