This upscale community within Memorial Villages is considered the wealthiest independent neighborhood in Houston. The highly desirable Houston homes in Piney Point are luxurious and equipped with all the latest amenities. This Houston neighborhood community is located near major highways conveniently leading to central business and employment districts.
The wooded areas in Piney Point have been carefully preserved and deed restrictions have ensured that the beauty and tranquility of this residential haven is protected. Large, sprawling lots and luxury estates define Piney Point, and Houston home buyers can find both old, updated estates as well as new construction here.
Location and Surroundings
Piney Point is close to four major highways and enables convenient and quick commute to Houston’s major business districts. Loop 610, Beltway 8, Katy Freeway (I-10) and Westpark Tollway are minutes away. San Felipe St. and Memorial Dr. are adjacent to Piney Point. The Galleria is also a short drive from the community.
The zip codes for Piney Point are 77063 and 77024.
Recreational Activities and Schools in Piney Point
Although commercial enterprises are restricted within the residential area, there are several establishments along its borders and the central location of Piney Point enables residents to access a wide variety of major entertainment, retail, nightlife and employment spots such as the world-class Galleria mall, Memorial City Mall and Museum District. The lush wooded and green spaces in this neighborhood provide ample opportunity for recreation to residents. Some notable places of interest in Piney Point and neighboring Memorial Villages include:
- Golf courses and clubs – Memorial Park Golf Course, Lakeside Country Club, Houston Racquet Club
- Parks – Memorial Park, Briarbend Park, Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary
- Restaurants – enjoy cuisines from different parts of the world at places like the Afghan Village, Thai Gourmet, Masraff’s, Orange Lunch Box and Kasra Persian Grill.
- Shopping – shop at places like Hedwig Village Shopping Center, Marq*E Entertainment Center and City Centre.
The Spring Branch Independent School District serves most of Piney Point while a small part of it is under Houston Independent School District. The area is known for its highly rated public and private schools, which include:
- Elementary: Wildcat Way School, Memorial Drive Elementary School, Emerson Elementary School
- Middle: Spring Branch Middle School, Revere Middle School
- High School: Memorial High School, Westside High School
- Private: The Kinkaid School, Saint Francis Episcopal Day School.
Real Estate Trends in Piney Point
The average price of homes in Piney Point is more than $2 Million. Homes for sale start at $1.5 Million and can cost over $6 Million depending on the size, style and year of construction. Lot sizes are largely more than 20,000 square feet and can go up to 160,000 square feet for the most expensive homes.
Piney Point has both newly built homes as well as beautiful refurbished and well-preserved homes from the 50s and 60s. Due to strictly enforced deed restrictions, Piney Point does not have condos and townhomes. Is buying new construction or a resale home for you.
Sprawling single family homes and lots are the star attractions to home-buyers in this neighborhood. These luxurious homes typically feature wooded grounds, multi-car garages, pools and much more, with up to 8 bedrooms and as much as 12,000 square feet of living space.
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 visit the neighborhood at different times of the day and to speak with local residents prior to moving into a particular neighborhood. You may even want to go online to visit the local police department website to view local crimes and statistics.
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