Broad Oaks Houston Neighborhood Guide
Broad Oaks real estate are highly desirable because of the neighborhood’s:
- EXCELLENT ATMOSPHERE: Broad Oaks features a quiet, country-living vibe. Its lush streets are lined with gorgeous two-story homes on large lots.
- CENTRAL LOCATION: The neighborhood is nestled south of the Buffalo Bayou, east of the Memorial Villages and west of Houston’s Uptown area. Schools, parks, retail centers, and outdoor entertainment hubs are minutes away from Broad Oaks homes.
- GREAT ACCESSIBILITY: 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.
- PROXIMITY TO RETAIL AND ENTERTAINMENT: Broad Oaks is largely residential, but enjoys proximity to retail, dining, and entertainment centers within the Galleria/Uptown area.
- STRONG REAL ESTATE MARKET: 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 has one of Houston’s best performing 10-year real estate appreciation outside the Inner Loop.
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Broad Oaks Real Estate Guide
Made up of 18 smaller communities called sections, Broad Oaks is one of the largest groups of subdivisions in Harris County, behind Sharpstown and Kingwood.
- 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 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, Grady Middle School, and Lee 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.
- 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 is nestled south of the Buffalo Bayou, just outside of Loop 610.
The neighborhood has the Galleria/Uptown area to the south and the Memorial Villages (Hunters Creek) to the northeast. Briar 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 Dowtown, 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 is under the 77056 Harris County zip code.
Zip codes near Broad Oaks Houston include 77027, 77057, 77024, 77007, 77081, and 77401. (View Houston zip code map.)
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 the must-visit places in and around Broad Oaks Houston:
- Barnaby’s Cafe
- Osaka Japanese Restaurant
- Island Grill
- The Brisket House
- Latin Bites
- The Americana Cafe
- Olivette at The Houstonian
- Cyclone Anaya’s Mexican Kitchen
- Boca2 Gastro Bar and Bites
- The Tasting Room
- Memorial Wine Cellar
- Table 57 Dining and Drinks
- Ron’s Pub
- Drink Houston
- Champps Americana
- Whole Foods
- The Fresh Market
- Rice Epicurean Market
- Tanglewood Park
- Memorial Park
- The Galleria
- Uptown Park
- Post Oak Plaza
Neighborhoods near Broad Oaks include:
- Memorial Villages (Hunters Creek and Piney Point)
- Galleria/Uptown Park
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.
Broad Oaks homes are zoned to Houston Independent School District (HISD) and students in the area can attend the following public 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.).
- Grady Middle School at 5215 San Felipe St. Grady Middle School first opened its doors in 1992, and is a Vanguard magnet school. It offers several Pre-AP courses for gifted and talented. Enrichment classes offered at Grady include music, Spanish, fine arts, and technology.
- Lee High School at 6529 Beverly Hill St. Home to the Generals, Lee High School 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.
- The Kinkaid School at 201 Kinkaid School Dr.
- Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart at 10202 Memorial Dr.
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 real estate are among the most expensive in Houston. Average home prices are typically upwards of $1,000,000.
Several factors contribute to the area’s strong property values, including its proximity to 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.
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 is made up of detached single-family homes. Townhomes are available in surrounding areas.
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.
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