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77098 Chevy Chase / River Oaks Houston Homes For Sale
Located in the well-known and relatively affluent 77098 zip code in Houston, Texas is the Chevy Chase neighborhood along Chevy Chase Drive.
Running through the luxurious River Oaks area of Houston, this neighborhood is home to some amazing properties that are larger than the average Houston home.
The neighborhood is just about three miles west of downtown Houston, which makes it a great choice for those who love to work, study, play, or simply live in the Bayou City.
If you are looking for a Houston home with a great location that has easy access to the rest of the city and all that it has to offer, then Chevy Chase may be the perfect place for you.
Houston Neighborhood Location and transportation
Chevy Chase Drive runs east and west across River Oaks, intersecting some of the main roads in the area, such as River Oaks Boulevard, Kirby Drive, and Willowick Road.
Running parallel to this drive is San Felipe Road to the south and Inwood Drive to the north.
This neighborhood is conveniently located within a short drive to the main freeways that run through Houston and the rest of the country, including Interstate 10 to the north, Interstate 45 to the east, US Route 59 to the south, and the interloop Interstate 610 to the west.
A short walk south of Chevy Chase Drive and you can be connected to the public transportation grid via the many bus stops that run along San Felipe Road.
Amenities, entertainment, and places to go
This location is a great place to live in if you love golfing and recreation. Just north of the neighborhood are River Oaks Country Club and Memorial Park Golf Course.
There are also numerous parks scattered around the area, including Elliott Park, Homewood Park, Memorial Park, and Oak Park. Some of the major shopping and entertainment areas located nearby include Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, Ima Hogg Museum, River Oaks Shopping Center, Highland Village Shopping Center, and Landmark River Oaks Theatre.
Houston Real estate information
Because of its location, much of the real estate in and around the Chevy Chase neighborhood can cost well over $1,000,000.
The average home in the neighborhood has two to four bedrooms and one to three bathrooms. The lot size for residential homes averages at about 5,500 square feet, while the median home size is over 2,300 square feet.
Prices for the homes in this area (according to 2008-2010 Houston MLS information) typically run from around $500,000 to $1,000,000.