Originally a neighborhood of single story ranch homes in the 1950s, Briargrove has managed to preserve much of its ambience and small-town charm. The home owners’ association has ensured that the neighborhood’s standards are upheld. Strong community ties and neighborliness provide the ideal atmosphere for residents and home buyers looking to settle in the area.
All types of homes can be found in Briargrove, including both new and old constructions. The neighborhood provides access to all amenities and is a short drive away from major business hubs like Downtown Houston and Galleria. There are great schools in the area, and commuting is made easy with the presence of several major roads surrounding Briargrove.
Location and Surroundings
Proximity to Loop 610, Southwest Freeway and Katy Freeway makes moving to and from Briargrove really convenient. This subdivision shares borders with Briar Bridge, Woodway and Westheimer roads.
The zip code for Briargrove Harris County is 77057.
Recreational Activities and Schools in Briargrove
Briargrove’s central location allows unlimited opportunities for recreation, shopping and dining. With the largest mall in Texas, the Galleria, and Downtown Houston just minutes away, residents have access to top retail outlets and many entertainment venues. Some notable recreational facilities include:
- Briargrove Park Center – which features a pool, clubhouse, playground, pavilion and tennis courts along with places to jog and walk. Other parks nearby include Tanglewood Park, Grady Park and Post Oak Park.
- Restaurants and bars – enjoy great dining experiences and nightlife in and around Briargrove in places like The Capital Grille, Ron’s Pub, Pappas Bros Steakhouse, The Black Swan and Caracol.
- Retail – shop from a choice of hundreds of outlets at Uptown Park, Highland Village and Galleria malls.
Briargrove is the proud home to one of Houston’s top graded, award-winning schools, Briargrove Elementary School. Other good schools nearby include Lamar High School, Grady Middle School and Westside High School. See school ratings and statistics.
Private schools near Briargrove include Second Baptist School, Memorial Lutheran School and St. Michael School.
Briargrove schools are operated by the Houston Independent School District.
Real Estate Trends in Briargrove
Briargrove offers a wide range of housing facilities in various styles. Whether you want to experience living in a well-preserved ranch home from the 50s, or prefer newer structures that are one and a half and two-story homes – there is something for every home buyer. Many older homes were renovated or rebuilt, some have been maintained in their original state while other custom-made houses have been built recently.
Ranch and traditional style architecture prevails, though some other styles like French, modern and contemporary can be found too. Thanks to the vigilant home owners’ association, Briargrove homes and the overall neighborhood environment have been regulated to continue providing a great residential experience for residents.
Lot sizes in Briargrove are generally larger than those in Houston’s other districts. Homes typically come with large lawns and abundant greenery. Prices for homes vary according to size, year of construction and style. On average, the value of a home in Briargrove can range from $300,000 to $1 million.
More information about beautiful homes currently for sale in Briargrove or homes in nearby surrounding areas can be obtained from one of Team Sadler’s skilled real estate agents.
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