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The River Oaks Highrise

Nestled along Westheimer Rd in the southern part of the exclusive River Oaks, The River Oaks is a newly redeveloped luxury highrise with 79 residences.

The River Oaks Executive Summary

Previously known as the iconic River Oaks Luxury Apartments, the 17-story River Oaks is a renovated luxury highrise from Arel Capital.

Residents enjoy:

  • EXCLUSIVE RESIDENCES: With unit prices between $800,000 up to $5M, The River Oaks is one of Houston’s most expensive condo buildings. It features unique garden residences and penthouses. Averaging about 4,000 square feet, the two-story garden residences has three bedrooms and an expansive rooftop garden. The penthouses feature 10,000 to 13,000 square feet of living spaces with 360-degree panoramic view of the Houston skyline.
  • NEWLY RE-DEVELOPED HIGHRISE : Teaming with world-class  architecture firm Rottet Group and EDI International, the New York-based Arel Capital is re-developing the 1960s-built River Oaks Luxury Apartment into The River Oaks highrise. They are re-creating the 600-unit building into a modern 79-unit highrise with glassy exteriors and sleek interiors. (See Houston’s New Construction Condos.)
  • FULL SERVICE AMENITIES: The River Oaks’ one-call concierge services include an in-home dining and grocery delivery, dry-cleaning/laundry services, wake-up calls, housekeeping services and pet care. The building also has valet parking, as well as ticket services (concerts, sports event, theatre), restaurant reservations, travel (including: flight, hotel, car), and event planning.
  • LUXURY FACILITIES: The River Oaks luxury facilities include a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center with massage and yoga room, two resort-style pools, and an outdoor chefs kitchen. Other amenities include a two overnight guest suites, a luxurious mail room lounge, indoor dining room with adjacent catering kitchen, and a dedicated dog park and grooming spa.
  • SHOPPING AND ENTERTAINMENT : Sitting along Westheimer Road, The River Oaks is minutes from Houston’s premier shopping and entertainment centers. Fine-dining, high-end boutiques and entertainment hotspots in Highland Village, River Oaks District and Greenway Plaza are only 5 minutes from the building. Houston’s largest mall, The Galleria is about 2 miles away.
  • PROXIMITY TO BUSINESS CENTERS: Houston’s major business districts are easily accessible from The River Oaks. Downtown is Houston’s central business center housing over 3,500 businesses with 150,000 employees. Featuring more than 50 medical and research institutions, The Texas Medical Center is the world’s largest medical center. Home to approximately 2,000 companies, The Galleria has more than 23 million square feet of office space
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Buying a condo in The River Oaks can be tricky. It’s a redeveloped building so there are limited sales trends (like you can find from some of Houston’s top performing luxury condos).

To get personal advice on buying or selling a River Oaks Highrise unit, contact Paige Martin, one of Houston’s best condo realtors and one of the top ranked Realtors in the United States.

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 The River Oaks Condominium HOA Fees & Amenities

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Following are the amenities currently offered at The River Oaks and what the HOA fee covers:

Building amenities:

  • 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour white-glove concierge service ( in-home dining and grocery delivery, dry-cleaning/laundry services, wake-up calls, housekeeping services and pet care)
  • Dog park and grooming spa
  • Fully equipped outdoor chefs kitchen
  • Luxurious mail room lounge
  • Massage room and yoga studio
  • Party room
  • Private indoor dining room with adjacent catering kitchen
  • Two outdoor resort-style pools
  • Two overnight guest suites

The River Oaks offers one of the most luxurious condo amenities in Houston like one-call concierge services, valet parking, resort-style pools and 24-hour state-of-the-art wellness center.

The monthly HOA covers these common building services and amenities.

See how the HOA fees at The River Oaks compares with other Houston luxury condo buildings.:

The River Oaks: Comparable Condo Buildings

The River Oaks Condo Sale Trends

The River Oaks is a re-developed Houston highrise. As a new construction building, it doesn’t have sales trends yet unlike other Houston luxury condos. (See Condo Appreciation Trends of Houston’s Luxury Highrises.)

River Oaks is Houston’s most expensive neighborhood. It posted strong appreciation rates over the last decade with land values and average price per square foot increasing by almost half.

Houston Condos: 5 Year Appreciation Luxury highrises

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

For more information on available River Oaks condos, please contact Paige Martin at 713-384-5177 or email Paige@HoustonProperties.com

12 Things River Oaks Condo Buyers Should Know

River Oaks Lifestyle

The 79-unit River Oaks is a newly re-developed luxury highrise along Westheimer Road within the River Oaks neighborhood.

  • Originally known as the iconic River Oaks Luxury Apartments, The River Oaks is a re-developed new luxury high rise from the New York-based developer Arel Capital.
  • It has an estimated move-in timeline of October to December 2017.
  • The River Oaks sits at 3433 Westheimer Road within the River Oaks area, Houston’s most expensive neighborhood.
  • The River Oaks features 79 units. It offers unique residences including six two-stories “garden residences” with actual backyards and three exclusive penthouses with 360-degree view of Houston skyline.
  • Premier shopping centers like Highland Village, Greenway Plaza and River Oak District are a mile away from the building.
  • Houston’s major job centers are easily accessible from The River Oaks. Texas Medical Center and Downtown are 15 minutes away from the building.
  • The Galleria area, about 2 miles west of the building, features 27 million square feet of retail space. It also features premier shopping centers like The Galleria, Uptown Park and Highland Village.
  • About 5 miles north of The River Oaks, The Memorial Park offers outdoor recreation. It features miles of bike and hike trails and a public golf course.
  • Residents are near major freeways like Loop 610 and US-59. Major roads, including Westheimer Road, San Felipe Street, and Kirby drive, line River Oaks.
  • Tower unit sizes range from 1,500 to 9,000 square feet with one-, two- and three- bedroom floor plans. Garden residences have an average living space of 4,000 square feet while penthouses from 10,000 to 13,000 square feet.
  • The luxury condo’s hotel-like amenities include 24-hour white-glove concierge services and valet parking, 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center with massage and yoga room, two resort-style pools, and an outdoor chefs kitchen. Other amenities include a two overnight guest suites, a luxurious mail room lounge, indoor dining room with adjacent catering kitchen, and a dedicated dog park and grooming spa.
  • The River Oaks condos for sale starts at $875,000 for a one-bedroom unit to upwards of $13 million for a penthouse unit.

River Oaks Policies & Management Office

The River Oaks features a dedicated dog park and grooming spa making it one of the pet-friendly residential buildings in Houston. The management allows residents to have two pets per unit. There is no restriction in pet breed or weight.

(See Pet Policies of Houston’s Luxury Buildings).

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The River Oaks: Mass Transit Options And Access

Major roads, including Westheimer Road, San Felipe Street, and Kirby drive, line  the River Oaks neighborhood. Residents also have convenient access to Loop 610 and US-59. There are several bus stops along Westheimer Road, the nearest is 100 feet from The River Oaks.

River Oaks central location provides residents convenient access to Bayou City’s premier retail and entertainment hotspots. All within 1-mile radius of The River Oaks, upscale shopping centers, including Highland Village, River Oaks District and Greenway Plaza, features numerous boutique shops, fine-dining and entertainment venues. Residents are also minutes away from The Galleria, Uptown Park and River Oaks Shopping Center.

  • Popular Neighborhood Venues: River Oaks District, The Galleria, Highland Village, River Oaks Shopping Center, Uptown Park
  • Top Ranked Restaurants Nearby: Brenner’s on the Bayou, Express Rolls, State of Grace, Piada Italian Street Food, Backstreet Café, Cafe Ginger, The Kitchen at The Dunlavy, Rossini Caffe Italiano,
  • Grocery Stores: Central Market Houston, Kroger, Whole Foods Market, H-E-B, Trader Joe’s, Sprouts Farmer’s Market
  • Trails & Parks: River Oaks Country Club, Memorial Park, River Oaks Park

The River Oaks Condos: Maps And Directions

Located within Inner Loop and between Downtown and the Galleria, River Oaks spans 1,100 acres. The neighborhood sits south of Memorial Park, west of Neartown/Montrose, east of Briar Hollow and Galleria/Uptown, and north of Upper Kirby.

Houston’s major key districts are highly accessible from the building. Major job centers like Texas Medical Center and Downtown are 15 minutes away from the building. Houston’s central business district, Downtown is home to more than 150,000 employees. With more than 50 medical and research institutions housing more than 100,000 employees and volunteers, Texas Medical Center is the world’s largest medical center.

The Galleria area, about 2 miles west of the building, features 27 million square feet of retail space. It features premier shopping centers like The Galleria, Uptown Park and Highland Village.

About 5 miles north of The River Oaks, The Memorial Park offers outdoor recreation. It features miles of bike and hike trails and a public golf course.

The River Oaks: School Zoning Information

The River Oaks Condo residents can send their children to the following schools:

Poe Elementary School at 5100 Hazard St. Poe Elementary school offers Fine Arts magnet program and International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IB PYP). It has a GreatSchools.org rating of 8/10.

Lanier Middle School at 2600 Woodhead St. Lanier Middle School offers a Vanguard Magnet/GT program that features classes in foreign languages, algebra, and IPC (Integrated Physics and Chemistry). Lanier opened in 1926, and is one of HISD’s first middle schools.

Lamar High School at 3325 Westheimer Rd. Lamar has one of the largest IB programs in North America offering exemplary academics programs: Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme, and a business magnet program. Its IB Diploma programs include classes in 5 languages, including Russian, Chinese, French, Italian, and Spanish.

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