Guide to The River Oaks Condo Houston
Built in 1962, located in Inner Loop, see The River Oaks condos for sale, amenities, pictures & reviews.
Previously known as the iconic River Oaks Luxury Apartments, the 17-story River Oaks is a renovated luxury highrise from Arel Capital.
EXCLUSIVE RESIDENCES: With unit prices between $800,000 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 residence has three bedrooms and an expansive rooftop garden. The penthouses feature 10,000 to 13,000 square feet of living spaces with a 360-degree panoramic view of the Houston skyline.
NEWLY REDEVELOPED HIGHRISE: Teaming with world-class architecture firm Rottet Group and EDI International, the New York-based Arel Capital is redeveloped the 1960s-built River Oaks Luxury Apartment into The River Oaks highrise. The old 600-unit building now stands as 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 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 events, theatre), restaurant reservations, travel services (including flight, hotel, and car reservations), and event planning.
LUXURY FACILITIES: The River Oaks luxury facilities include a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center with a massage and yoga room, two resort-style pools, and an outdoor chef's kitchen. Other amenities include two overnight guest suites, a luxurious main room lounge, an indoor dining room with an 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
Buying a condo in The River Oaks can be tricky. It’s a redeveloped building, so there are limited sales trends. Trends can be found in 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 Condos For Sale
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The River Oaks Condos For Rent
Table of Contents
- The River Oaks Condo Amenities
- The River Oaks Condo Sales Trends
- How To Find The River Oaks In Houston
- The River Oaks Pet Policies & Information
- The River Oaks Best Realtor Insights
- The River Oaks Condominium Reviews
The River Oaks Condo Amenities
|Information||The River Oaks|
|Address||3433 Westheimer Road|
|HOA||The River Oaks|
|HOA / Sq Ft||$0.91|
|What's Included in HOA Fee?||Building & Grounds, Clubhouse, Concierge, Courtesy Patrol, Fireplace/Fire pit, Gas, Gym, Insurance Common Area, Limited Access, Lounge, Massage Room, On Site Guard, Other, Outdoor Fireplace, Outdoor Kitchen, Partial Utilities, Pet Run, Pet Washing Station, Porter, Recreational Facilities, Storage Outside of Unit, Trash Removal, Valet Parking, Water and Sewer|
|Amenities||The River Oaks|
|Pool: Lap Size||No|
|Pool: Hot Tub/Jacuzzi||Yes|
|On Site Manager||Yes|
|Electric Car Option?||No|
|Guest Rooms Available?||Yes|
|Gas Cooktop Available?||Yes|
|Storage Unit Option||Yes|
The River Oaks Condo Sales Trends
How To Find The River Oaks In Houston
|Commute Time||The River Oaks|
|Med Ctr (min)||30|
|Energy Corridor (min)||30|
|Highlights||The River Oaks|
|Run / Bike Trails||River Oaks Park, Levy Park, Memorial Park, State of Grace, Bebidas, River Oaks Donuts, Tres Market Foods, Whataburger,|
|Nearby Retail / Dining||The Central Market, Tiny Boxwoods, Milk & Cookies, Escalante's, Roka Akor - Houston, Urban Harvest Farmers Market, Frank's Americana Revival, AD Players Performing Arts Academy|
|MetroRail Access||The River Oaks|
|# Blocks to MetroRail||N/A|
|Nearest MetroRail Stop||N/A|
The River Oaks Pet Policies & Information
|Commute Time||The River Oaks|
|Pet Area / Unique Pet Features||Dog grooming spa and dog park, pet care service|
|Max # Animals||2 per unit|
The River Oaks Best Realtor Insights
The 79-unit River Oaks is a newly redeveloped luxury high-rise along Westheimer Road within the River Oaks neighborhood.
Originally known as the iconic River Oaks Luxury Apartments, The River Oaks is a redeveloped luxury high-rise from the New York-based developer Arel Capital.
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 of six two-story "garden residences" with actual backyards and three exclusive penthouses with a 360-degree view of the Houston skyline.
Premier shopping centers like Highland Village, Greenway Plaza, and River Oak District are a mile 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. Some major roads are Westheimer Road, San Felipe Street, and Kirby Drive, lining 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 are 10,000 to 13,000 square feet.
The luxury condo’s hotel-like amenities include 24-hour white-glove concierge services and valet parking, a 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness center with massage and yoga room, two resort-style pools, and an outdoor chef's kitchen. Other amenities include two overnight guest suites, a luxurious main room lounge, an indoor dining room with an adjacent catering kitchen, and a dedicated dog park and grooming spa.
The River Oaks condos for sale start at $875,000 for a one-bedroom unit to upwards of $13 million for a penthouse unit.
The River Oaks Condominium Reviews
River Oaks Policies & Management Office
The River Oaks has features of a dedicated dog park and grooming spa, making it recognized as one of the most pet-friendly residential buildings in Houston. The management allows residents to have two pets per unit. There is no restriction on pet breed or weight.
(See Pet Policies of Houston’s Luxury Buildings)
The River Oaks: Mass Transit Options And Access
Main roads, like 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, as its nearest is 100 feet from River Oaks.
The central location of River Oaks provides residents convenient access to Bayou City’s premier retail and entertainment hotspots. Within a 1-mile radius of The River Oaks are upscale shopping centers, including Highland Village, River Oaks District, and Greenway Plaza, which feature numerous boutique shops, fine dining options, 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 key districts are highly accessible from the building. Major job centers like Texas Medical Center and Downtown are 15 minutes away from the building. Downtown, Houston’s central business district, 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.
The Memorial Park offers outdoor recreation about 5 miles north of River Oaks. 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 bilingual programs for all levels, a Fine Arts magnet program, and an 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 Vanguard Magnet/Gifted and Talented program that features classes in foreign languages, algebra, and IPC (Integrated Physics and Chemistry). Lanier opened in 1926 and is one of HISD’s earliest middle schools.
Lamar High School at 3325 Westheimer Rd. Lamar has one of the broadest IB programs in North America that offers exemplary academic programs: Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme, and a business magnet program. Its IB Diploma programs include classes in 5 languages: Russian, Chinese, French, Italian, and Spanish.
To find an updated listing of all The River Oaks real estate zoned to any specific public school, please email Paige Martin at PMartin@HoustonProperties.com with the property preference and budget that you're working with.
Note: For more detailed information on specific schools zoned to different River Oaks areas, please refer to our Houston Schools Guide OR email me.
Note: School zoning tends to change from year to year. The information provided above is accurate but not guaranteed. Please double-check by visiting the school's website.
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