Broad Oaks Houston TX Real Estate & Neighborhood Profile

Broad Oaks Houston Real Estate Guide

Nestled south of the Buffalo Bayou, Broad Oaks is an exclusive luxury neighborhood with one of the Best Real Estate Appreciation rates in Houston.

Located just outside Loop 610, Broad Oaks is adjacent to Tanglewood, one of Houston’s Most Expensive Neighborhoods.

Popular for its peaceful country-living vibe and homes on spacious lots, the neighborhood has remained a popular option in west Houston. Residents enjoy:

  • STRONG PROPERTY VALUES: The median sales price of Broad Oaks homes for sale is at over $1,500,000 – similar to that of its neighbor, Tanglewood. Broad Oaks is also one of the most exclusive subdivisions outside The Loop (See Salary Needed To Buy Home In Houston’s Top Neighborhoods).
  • PROXIMITY TO THE GALLERIA: The Galleria/Uptown District area is around 2 miles away from Broad Oaks homes. The district is home to more than 23 million square feet of office space. More than 2,000 companies (with 55,000+ employees) operate out of the Galleria area.
  • NEAR RETAIL AND ENTERTAINMENT: Apart from its business centers, the Galleria also features a multitude of retail and dining options. Fashion boutiques, top-rated restaurants, cafes, bars, and other commercial establishments call the district home.
  • MEMORIAL PARK: Another Houston landmark, Memorial Park, is minutes away from Broad Oaks. The 1,400-acre park features an 18-hole municipal golf course, miles of multi-use trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, and sports facilities. The Houston Country Club is also a few blocks away from the neighborhood.
  • EASY ACCESSIBILITY: Broad Oaks homes have near direct access to main roads and freeways, including Woodway Drive, San Felipe Street, Chimney Rock Road, Loop 610, and Katy Freeway.
  • GATED COMMUNITIES: There are a few luxury gated communities within the Broad Oaks neighborhood. Some are deed-restricted and enjoy community amenities.

Buying or selling a home in Broad Oaks can be tricky due to low inventories (with some sales are done off-MLS), and deed restrictions (which may be good or bad depending on your goals).

Contact Paige Martin, one of Houston’s Best Realtors and one of Broad Oaks’s most active real estate agents, if you’re looking to buy or sell Broad Oaks homes for sale.

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12 Things Broad Oaks Real Estate Buyers Should Know

Partially deed-restricted Broad Oaks is made up of around 190 single-family homes. It is nestled among Houston’s most expensive neighborhoods, including Tanglewood and the city of Hunters Creek.

  • Broad Oaks features a quiet, country-living vibe. Its lush streets are lined with gorgeous two-story homes on large lots.
  • The neighborhood is nestled south of the Buffalo Bayou, east of the Memorial Villages and west of Houston’s Galleria/Uptown area. Schools, parks, retail centers, and outdoor entertainment hubs are minutes away from Broad Oaks homes.
  • Located near the intersection of Chimney Rock and Woodway Drive, residents have easy access to key Houston areas like Memorial Park, the Galleria, and downtown.
  • Broad Oaks is largely residential, but enjoys proximity to retail, dining, and entertainment centers within the Galleria/Uptown area.
  • Broad Oaks real estate are among the most expensive in west Houston. Average sale prices can go upwards of $1,000,000, depending on the property’s location, age, and size.
  • Broad Oaks homes are zoned to the Houston Independent School District. Students may attend Briargrove Elementary, Tanglewood Middle School, and Wisdom High School.
  • Some sections of the neighborhood have deed restrictions in place.
  • Most older Broad Oaks homes have since been replaced with new construction custom-built homes.
  • Some homes that date back to the 1950s have been carefully updated and maintained.
  • Lot sizes in the neighborhood range between 4,000 to more than 25,000 square feet.
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  • Home sizes are typically between 4,000 to 6,000 square feet. Four- to five-bedroom homes are common in the area.
  • Prices for Broad Oaks homes for sale can start at around $700,000 and can go up to more than $2,000,000.

Broad Oaks Houston Maps And Location

Broad Oaks is nestled south of the Buffalo Bayou, just outside of Loop 610. The neighborhood is roughly bordered by the bayou to the north and Woodway Drive to the south.

The Galleria/Uptown area is around 2 miles away from Broad Oaks. Nearby neighborhoods include the Memorial Villages (Hunters Creek), Tanglewood, Pine Shadows, Bayou Glen, Pine Briar Circle, Sherwood Forest, and Bayou Woods.

Broad Oaks homes have easy access to key Houston neighborhoods via main roads like Woodway Drive, Chimney Rock Road, and Loop 610.

Retail and business centers, like Downtown, the Galleria, and Westchase are minutes away from Broad Oaks homes. Schools, parks, and entertainment areas are also nearby.

The neighborhood is largely residential. Some sections have deed restrictions in place, preserving Broad Oaks’ overall look and feel.

Broad Oaks Houston is within the 77056 Harris County zip code.

Zip codes near Broad Oaks Houston include 77027, 77057, 77024, 77007, 77081, and 77401. (See Houston Zip Code Map)

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Broad Oaks Houston Schools

Broad Oaks homes are zoned to the Houston Independent School District (HISD).

Established in the 1920s, Houston ISD is the largest school district in the state (with 283 schools). The Texas Education Agency (TEA) gave the district a “Met Standard” rating in 2016. HISD features several International Baccalaureate (IB) World schools, including Briargrove Elementary School.

Students in the area may attend the following public schools:

*Note: For a more detailed information on specific schools zoned to different Broad Oaks areas, please refer to our Houston Schools Guide OR email me.

Elementary Schools

  • Briargrove Elementary School at 6145 San Felipe St. Briargrove Elementary is one of the Houston ISD’s IB World Schools. In addition to the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP), the school also offers a gifted and talented program. Those zoned to Briargrove can opt to apply to Briarmeadow Charter School (at 3601 Dunvale Rd.) or T.H. Rogers School (at 5840 San Felipe St.).

Middle Schools

  • Tanglewood Middle School at 5215 San Felipe St. Tanglewood Middle School first opened its doors in 1992, and was originally known as Grady. It is a Vanguard magnet school with several Pre-AP courses for gifted and talented. Enrichment classes offered at Tanglewood Middle include music, Spanish, fine arts, and technology.

High Schools

  • Wisdom High School at 6529 Beverly Hill St. Formerly known as Lee High School, Margaret Long Wisdom High School first opened in 1962. It offers several Advanced Placement courses, including Macroeconomics, English Literature, Calculus, Biology, French, and Spanish.

Broad Oaks Houston Private Schools

The following are some of the more notable private schools near Broad Oaks.

  • St. Michael School at 1833 Sage Rd.
  • Al-Hadi School of Accelerative Learning at 2313 S Voss Rd.
  • Strake Jesuit College Preparatory at 8900 Bellaire Blvd.
  • St. Agnes Academy at 9000 Bellaire Blvd.
  • St. John’s School at 2401 Claremont Ln.
  • The Kinkaid School at 201 Kinkaid School Dr.
  • Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart at 10202 Memorial Dr.
  • Primrose School at the Galleria at 5015 Westheimer Rd.
  • St. Theresa Catholic School at 6623 Rodrigo St.

To find an updated listing of all Broad Oaks real estate zoned to any specific public school, please send an email to Paige Martin at Paige@HoustonProperties.com with the property preference and budget that you’re working with.

*Note: School zoning tends to change from year to year, information provided above are accurate but not guaranteed. Please double check by visiting the school’s website.

Broad Oaks Houston Real Estate Trends

Broad Oaks real estate are comparable to some of the most expensive in Houston. Average home prices are typically upwards of $1,000,000. (The median sales price of homes in the neighborhood is at upwards of $1,500,000.)

Several factors contribute to the area’s strong property values, including its proximity to the Galleria area/Uptown Houston, as well as its highly appealing country-living atmosphere.

(Data sourced from the Houston Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service and is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.)

For updated information regarding Broad Oaks real estate pricing and trend analysis, please contact Paige Martin at Paige@HoustonProperties.com.

Broad Oaks Single-Family Home Sale Trends

The Broad Oaks area is made up of around 190 single-family homes. Some areas are protected by deed restrictions.

Gorgeous homes on wooded and expansive lots line the neighborhood’s streets – quite similar to those in other west Houston and Memorial neighborhoods. Some of the area’s older homes date back to the 1950s, though a number of them have been torn down in favor of new construction custom-built homes.

Home sizes range from 4,000 to more than 5,600 square feet. Floor plans vary, but 4- to 5-bedroom homes are common in Broad Oaks. Lot sizes can be between 4,000 to 25,000 square feet.

Broad Oaks homes feature a variety of architectural styles, though most still lean toward traditional designs.

Prices for homes in the neighborhood typically start at $700,000. The most expensive Broad Oaks real estate can sell for more than $2,000,000.

Broad Oaks Townhomes Sale Trends

Broad Oaks is primarily made up of detached single-family homes, townhomes are available in surrounding areas like Bayou WoodsBriar Hollow, Camp Logan, and the Galleria.

Broad Oaks Condo Sale Trends

There are no mid- or high-rise Broad Oaks condos for sale. The Galleria/Uptown area has plenty of residential condo units available. River Oaks, further east, also has a number of options available.

To see other condos within the Inner Loop, see Inner Loop Houston Condos. To see condos within the Galleria area, see Galleria Houston Condos.

Broad Oaks Houston History

Like most of west Houston, the area now known as Broad Oaks used to be a heavily wooded rural area. Farms and sawmills, as well as a handful of homes dotted what was then unincorporated areas outside of Houston.

The housing boom after World War II sparked development in the area. Developers bought large parcels around the Buffalo Bayou and started building subdivisions like Broad Oaks. These were marketed toward middle- and upper-class families.

Today, Broad Oaks – and nearby neighborhoods like Tanglewood, Stablewood, and the affluent Memorial Villages – feature some of the most expensive real estate in Houston.

Some areas are deed restricted, preserving the overall country-living atmosphere of the neighborhood.

Fun Things To Do Near Broad Oaks

Broad Oaks is largely residential, but residents are mere minutes away from Houston’s best shopping and outdoor entertainment destinations.

The Galleria, a premiere retail center, is about 2 miles southeast of Broad Oaks homes. The massive shopping district is a mixed use development with hundreds of stores, bars, and restaurants. Its anchor stores include Neiman Marcus, Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Nordstrom.

Uptown Park, on the other hand, is a European-inspired shopping center. It features upscale boutiques and several entertainment hotspots.

For outdoor activities, Broad Oaks residents can take a few minutes’ drive to Memorial Park, one of Houston’s largest urban parks. The park is home to miles of multi-purpose trails, the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, and the Memorial Park Golf Course.

Here are some of Broad Oaks TX must-visit places:

Dining

  • Barnaby’s Cafe
  • Osaka Japanese Restaurant
  • Island Grill
  • The Brisket House
  • LePeep
  • Latin Bites
  • The Americana Cafe
  • Olivette at The Houstonian
  • Cyclone Anaya’s Mexican Kitchen
  • Boca2 Gastro Bar and Bites

Nightlife

  • The Tasting Room
  • Memorial Wine Cellar
  • Belvedere
  • Table 57 Dining and Drinks
  • Ron’s Pub
  • Drink Houston
  • Champps Americana
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Groceries

  • H-E-B
  • Randall’s
  • Whole Foods
  • Walmart
  • The Fresh Market
  • Rice Epicurean Market
  • Target
  • Walgreens

In Memorial Park

  • Memorial Park Golf Course
  • Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
  • Seymour Lieberman Exercise Trail
  • Picnic Loop

Retail Centers

  • The Galleria
  • Uptown Park
  • Post Oak Plaza

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