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Northampton Place Houston Neighborhood Guide

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Located just off North Boulevard and along Kirby Dr, Northampton Place is a quaint residential enclave within the Inner Loop.

Made up of less than 40 homes, Northampton Place is a gated community. Several factors make homes in the area highly desirable, including:

  • CENTRAL LOCATION: Northampton Place is minutes away from shopping districts, schools, and job centers.
  • GREAT ACCESSIBILITY: Key Houston neighborhoods like the University Area, Medical Center and Downtown are directly accessible from Northampton Place homes via main roads like Southwest Freeway, Shepherd Drive, Kirby Drive, and Bissonnet Street.
  • PLENTY OF RETAIL AND ENTERTAINMENT: Retail and entertainment hotspots like Rice Village, Hermann Park, and the Museum District are minutes from the gated community.
  • GORGEOUS PATIO HOMES: Northampton Place is made up of beautiful single-family patio homes. Some homes in the area feature swimming pools, soaring ceilings, and spacious living spaces.
  • EXCELLENT SCHOOLS: Homes in the area are zoned to the Houston ISD. Poe Elementary, Lanier Middle School, and Lamar High School serve the community.

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12 Things Northampton Place Real Estate Buyers Should Know

Northampton Place is an intimate community located in the 77098 zip code.

  • Northampton Place is minutes away from shopping districts, schools, and job centers.
  • Key Houston neighborhoods like the Medical Center and Downtown are highly accessible from Northampton Place homes via main roads like Southwest Freeway, Shepherd Drive, Kirby Drive, and Bissonnet Street.
  • Retail and entertainment hotspots like Rice Village, Hermann Park, and the Museum District are minutes from the gated community.
  • Northampton Place is made up of beautiful single-family patio homes. Some homes in the area feature swimming pools, soaring ceilings, and spacious living spaces.
  • Homes in the area are zoned to the Houston ISD. Poe Elementary, Lanier Middle School, and Lamar High School serve the community.
  • The community is surrounded by some of Houston’s older neighborhoods, including Southampton Place, West University, and Boulevard Oaks.
  • Compared to its neighbors, Northampton Place is a relatively new community. It first opened in the mid-1990s.
  • Northampton Place is a private residential community of 36 homes and features an automatic gate.
  • Northampton Place homes typically feature 3/2/1 floor plans.
  • Homes in the community feature a fairly traditioanl architectural style. Brick exteriors and plantation windows punctuate each Northampton Place home.
  • Home sizes are between 2,000 to 3,100 square feet. Lot sizes are 2,700 to 3,200 square feet.
  • Northampton Place homes for sale typically start at around $400,000. Some of the subdivision’s bigger properties can sell for $600,000.


Northampton Place Maps and Location

Northampton Place is located just off North Boulevard. The community is nestled in the area east of Kirby Drive, south of Southwest Freeway, and west of Greenbriar Drive.

Northampton Place has Boulevard Oaks to the west, Southampton and West University to the south, and Upper Kirby and Neartown/Montrose to the north.

The gated residential enclave enjoys a central location, and has schools, shopping districts, and entertainment hotspots nearby. Job centers in the Texas Medical Center and Downtown are minutes away from Northampton Place homes.

Other key Houston districts like the Galleria and the Museum District are easily accessible from the community via main roads like Bissonnet Street, S Shepherd Drive, the Buffalo Speedway.

Northampton Place is under the 77098 Harris County zip code.

Zip codes near Northampton Place Houston include 77005, 77006, 77019, 77046, and 77027. (View Houston zip code map.)


Fun Things To Do Near Northampton Place

Northampton Place homes are minutes away from Houston’s key retail, cultural, and entertainment districts. Local hotspots like the Museum District, Hermann Park, and Rice Village are easily accessible from the community.

The Museum District, home to some 19 institutions dedicated to art, culture, and science, is a couple of miles away from Northampton Place. Some of the member museums include the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

Hermann Park, on the other hand, is a 400-acre park adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. The park is home to the Houston Zoo, the Miller Outdoor Theater, and the Hermann Park Golf Course.

Five minutes south of Northampton Place lies Rice Village, a 16-block shopping district that features several bars, restaurants, and retail stores. It dates back to the 1930s and features both old and new shops.

Here are some Northampton Place Houston must-visit places:


  • Houston’s
  • Goode Company Taqueria
  • YoYo’s Hot Dogs
  • Flip ‘n Patties
  • Benjy’s
  • Local Foods
  • Sweet Paris Creperie & Cafe
  • Antica Osteria
  • Luna Pizzeria
  • Gusto Gourmet


  • The Ginger Man
  • Bacco
  • The Davenport
  • Under the Volcano
  • Dino’s Den
  • Simone on Sunset
  • McGonigel’s Mucky Duck
  • McElroy’s Pub
  • Hans Bier Haus
  • Kay’s Lounge
  • Capone’s


  • Kroger
  • H-E-B
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Randall’s
  • Mercantile


  • Menil Park
  • Levy Park
  • Fleming Park
  • Ervan Chew Park
  • Wier Park
  • Mandell Park
  • Hermann Park

Neighborhoods Near Northampton Place

Neighborhoods near Northampton Place Houston include:


Northampton Place Houston History

Northampton Place is located near some of Houston’s older neighborhoods, most of which date back to the Bayou City’s 1920s building boom. Southampton Place, Boulevard Oaks, and West University were all developed during the said period.

Northampton Place was developed fairly recently and was finished in 1996. The Northampton Place Homeowners’ Association was formed in June of the same year.


Northampton Place Schools

Northampton Place homes are zoned to Houston Independent School District (HISD) and students in the area can attend the following public schools:

Elementary Schools

  • Poe Elementary School at 1401 5100 Hazard. Located a few blocks away from Northampton Place homes, Edgar Allan Poe Elementary is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP). Poe is a Fine Arts magnet school and offers enrichment classes in visual arts, dance, technology, Suzuki violin, and music.

Middle Schools

  • Lanier Middle School at 2600 Woodhead St. Named for the famous poet, Sidney Lanier Middle School is located in the nearby Neartown/Montrose area. It is one of the Houston ISD’s International Baccalaureate schools and offers the Middle Years Programme (MYP). It also features a Vanguard gifted and talented program as well as a non-magnet neighborhood program.

High Schools

  • Lamar High School at 3325 Westheimer Rd. Located in Upper Kirby, Lamar High School is one of the most notable schools in the area. It is an International Baccalaureate World School, as well as the HISD’s Business Magnet School. It offers several academic programs, including the IB Diploma Programme, neighborhood, and Advanced Placement.

 Northampton Place Houston Private Schools

The following are some of the more notable private schools near Northampton Place.

  • St. John’s School at 2401 Claremost Ln.
  • St. Anne Catholic School at 2120 Westheimer Rd.
  • St. Stephen’s Episcopal School at 1800 Sul Ross St.
  • Houston Preparatory Academy at 2620 S Shepherd Dr.
  • Children’s Garden Montessori School at 2144 Kipling St.
  • Bethany Christian School 3223 Westheimer Rd.

To find an updated listing of all Northampton Place real estate zoned to any specific public school, please send an email to Paige Martin at 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.


Northampton Place Real Estate Trends

Note: There have been very few public home sales in the subdivision over the last few years, and so Northampton Place real estate data is not statistically significant.

Compared to nearby neighborhoods like West University, Boulevard Oaks, and Southampton Place, Northampton Place real estate are slightly more affordable, with prices averaging around $500,000.

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Northampton Place Single-Family Home Sale Trends

Northampton Place is made up of gorgeous single-family patio homes.

Northampton Place homes typically feature 3-bedroom, 2-and-a-half-bath floor plans. Living spaces range between 2,000 to 3,100 square feet. Amenities vary, though some of the most expensive homes in the gated community feature swimming pools, high ceilings, and walk-in closets, among others. Other common features include 2-car garages, large master bedrooms, breakfast bars, island kitchens, studies, and fireplaces.

Traditional is the main architectural aesthetic of Northampton Place homes. Brick veneer and wood cover the exteriors, and each home feature plantation-style shutters. Homes in the area have beautiful curb appeal.

Lot sizes are between 2,700 to 3,200 square feet. Northampton Place homes are comparatively smaller than those in neighboring subdivisions, though only very slightly.

Northampton Place homes for sale are typically priced between $500,000 to about $600,000.


Northampton Place Townhomes Sale Trends

There are no townhomes in Northampton Place. There are, however, some units available in the surrounding neighborhoods.


Northampton Place Condo Sale Trends

There are no mid- or high-rise Northampton Place condos for sale, but nearby neighborhoods like Upper Kirby, Museum District, and Medical Center have residential buildings within their borders.

Here are a few condos near Northampton Place Houston:

Upper Kirby

Museum District

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


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