Less than 10 miles from Downtown Houston,it is no wonder that this fast growing community is becoming a popular choice for home buyers in Houston. Cottage Grove has a number of positives going for it. With development currently going strong in the area, Cottage Grove is set to further flourish in the coming years.
The name Cottage Grove indicates the hundreds of cottages which were originally built in the area in the 1920s and 30s. The neighborhood has since expanded to accommodate more homes and hundreds of new structures are being built. The community is also experiencing an increase in green spaces and recreational spots.
Location and Surroundings
Cottage Grove comes within Loop 610 with Katy Freeway going right through the area. It is situated between Westcott Avenue and Shepherd Drive. Parts of Cottage Grove are covered by the Metro’s route. Nearby neighborhoods include Houston Heights, Camp Logan, Rice Military and Timbergrove.
The Cottage Grove zip code is 77007 in Harris County.
Recreational Activities and Schools in Cottage Grove
Cottage Grove residents are never out of dining, entertainment, retail and recreation choices because of the many available options both within the community and a few minutes’ drive outside of it.
Some of the activities easily accessible in Cottage Grove are:
- Parks – Cottage Grove Park, Spott Park.
- Memorial Park is just opposite the community and features the Houston Arboretum and Nature Park, Memorial Park Golf Course and the Seymour Lieberman Exercise Trail. There are also jogging, hiking, playgrounds and sports facilities in the park.
- Shopping – the largest mall in Houston - the Galleria – is minutes away, along with other business hubs such as Rice Military, Montrose, Uptown Park, Highland Village and other upscale retail outlets.
- Dining and nightlife venues include Truluck’s, Bourbon and Bacon, Ibiza, Lei Low and Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse among many others.
Cottage Grove students can attend a number of elementary, middle and high schools in and around the area, including Lamar High School, Memorial Elementary and Hogg Middle School. Private schools close to Cottage Grove include River Oaks Baptist School and St Thomas High School.
Schools are operated by the Houston Independent Schools District.
Real Estate Trends in Cottage Grove
Homes in Cottage Grove were predominantly single-family cottages before the development boom started, which led to the construction of multi-family units, patio-style homes as well as townhomes on smaller lots. Homes for sale in Cottage Grove range from vintage cottages with larger lot sizes, custom-built new structures, townhomes and multi-family homes.
New structures are mostly built in a traditional style. There are also some gated communities within Cottage Grove with amenities such as security, multi-car garages and various luxury services. The average price for homes in Cottage Grove is about $384,900. Newly built homes tend to be priced higher than the older structures, and real estate value is on the rise in Cottage Grove.
More information about beautiful homes currently for sale in Cottage Grove or surrounding areas can be obtained from one of Team Sadler’s skilled real estate agents.
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