Garden Oaks

Walk down the shady, tree-lined streets of Garden Oaks and it’s easy to see why so many people want to live in this neighborhood just northwest of downtown Houston. The homes are attractive, the streets feel safe, and a real sense of community prevails. The Garden Oaks real estate market has been booming over the past few years thanks to the large influx of young professionals and families who are snapping up property here to be close to excellent schools, shopping, and green spaces.

Garden Oaks Real Estate Statistics

Average Home Price $861K
Lowest Listing Price $1.1K
Highest Listing Price $2M
Total Property Listings 19
Avg. Days On Market 94
Avg. Price/SQFT $279

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Garden Oaks homes for sale vary from vintage homes built in the colonial, ranch, or plantation style to contemporary custom-built homes. Detached single-family homes are the most common form of real estate, but there are a few new developments going up where you can rent or buy condos, townhouses, duplexes and apartments.

The majority of homes for sale Garden Oaks sit on generous lots that feature front lawns, backyards, and trees. Some features you might expect to find include hardwood floors, open living areas, chef’s kitchens, and garages or driveways that can accommodate multiple cars or even RVs and boats.

Higher-end homes in Garden Oaks are either newly built with custom features or are older homes that have been renovated or upgraded. These homes often have huge outdoor living spaces where you can entertain or put in a pool, state-of-the-art appliances, and Smart technology like security systems.

Condominiums in Garden Oaks make for great starter homes and low-maintenance abodes for those who want to downsize. They can also be an excellent investment if you’re looking for a rental property. Condo buildings often have community amenities like pools, lounges, and gyms.

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About Garden Oaks, TX

Garden Oaks was named after the many oak trees that grow in the area. It has always been a popular area to live thanks to its close proximity to downtown Houston, but in recent years it has experienced significant growth with new developments going up in place of older homes. Garden Oaks is often lumped together with neighboring Oak Forest because the two communities are so close and share many similarities.

The Garden Oaks area is divided into five sections with about 1,400 homes spread across the community. The homes are deed restricted, which means that it is still mostly residential, giving it more of a small-town feel than other suburbs in and around Houston. 

It’s easy to access downtown Houston and other communities in and around the greater Houston area from Garden Oaks. The neighborhood sits just above Houston Heights and is only 7 miles from the heart of Houston. . Residents have access to major thoroughfares such as Loop 610, Shepherd Drive, and U.S. 290.

Activities & Amenities in Garden Oaks, TX

One of the reasons that so many people love living in Garden Oaks is that you have everything you need basically right on your doorstep. The community has numerous parks, coffee shops, restaurants, shops, and craft beer bars all within its borders.

Dog lovers will be happy to know that Garden Oaks is very pet-friendly. T.C. Jester is a popular spot to bring furry friends for a bit of frolicking in the enclosed dog park. And should you need to travel without your dog in tow, the Houston Bark Park doggie daycare center will keep your pet healthy and happy until you return.

If the weather is nice, you can head to Candlelight Park for a game of soccer or head to 5050 Acorn Golf to practice your swing. T.C Jester Park has a golf disc course, jogging and cycling trails, a swimming pool, and a playground for little ones.

Dining options in Garden Oaks are plentiful. You can start the day with a cold brew coffee at Slowpokes Coffee House or Luce Coffee Roasters. Gatlin’s BBQ is a family-run operation that serves up incredible smoked meats. Great Heights Brewing Company is a relaxed spot to gather with friends over craft beers and bites.

Are you interested in learning more about buying or selling a home in Garden Oaks? Contact us online or call 832-621-4448 to speak to one of our Houston, TX real estate experts today!


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