Braes Heights Real Estate Guide

Braes Heights homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Braes Heights Real Estate Guide

Braes Heights is a small neighborhood located a couple of minutes west of the Buffalo Speedway. It is one of the communities that make up Braeswood Place. Braes Heights feature some of the fastest appreciating real estate in the Inner Loop. Its suburban vibe, along with its great schools, makes it an ideal option for homebuyers.

Braes Heights homes for sale are very highly desirable due to their:

Braes Heights real estate is tricky to navigate given the abundance of major thoroughfares (being on one hurts resale). Getting help from the top Braes Heights real estate agent will greatly help homebuyers.

To get personal advice on buying or selling in the Braes Heights area, contact Paige Martin, one of Houston's best realtors and one of the top-ranked Realtors in the United States.

“Paige Martin is the best Houston realtor, having awarded continuously year after year for her hard work, dedication and excellent customer service. She and her team share great information backed by data and research so you are confident that you are making a sound decision regarding your home. Even after the purchase or sale, you can expect that she keeps in touch on a regular basis to check on your needs and or concerns you may have. That is great customer service hard to find nowadays!” - Joyce Dy-Scott (Google Review)

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Braes Heights Homes For Sale

$1,199,900
4 Beds, 4 Baths
3517 Gramercy Street
$1,750,000
5 Beds, 5 Baths
3743 Aberdeen Way
$875,000
3 Beds, 2 Baths
3726 Blue Bonnet Boulevard
$969,000
3 Beds, 2 Baths
3615 Dumbarton Street
$1,550,000
5 Beds, 4 Baths
3847 Tartan Lane
$2,089,000
5 Beds, 5 Baths
3606 Maroneal Street

Braes Heights Homes For Rent

$7,200
3 Beds, 3 Baths
2315 Peckham Street
$27,500
5 Beds, 5 Baths
2530 Stanmore Drive
$14,000
5 Beds, 5 Baths
1307 Denman Road
$12,500
3 Beds, 5 Baths
3245 Locke Lane
$13,500
4 Beds, 3 Baths
2105 Del Monte Drive

Table of Contents

  1. Braes Heights Home Sale Trends
  2. Braes Heights Best Realtor Insights
  3. Braes Heights Maps, Location & Zip Code
  4. Braes Heights Schools
  5. Braes Heights Real Estate Market

Braes Heights Home Sale Trends

Braes Heights Real Estate Trends

Located near the Inner Loop and Buffalo Speedway is Braes Heights, a tranquil suburban neighborhood.

Braes Heights homes are popular for their:

Braes Heights is zoned to Houston ISD, home to Mark Twain Elementary School. The school garnered an above-average rating on greatschools.org.


Braes Heights Best Realtor Insights

Braes Heights is a tranquil suburban neighborhood located near Downtown and The Galleria.


Braes Heights Maps, Location & Zip Code

Braes Heights Map

Commute Time Braes Heights
Downtown (min) 10
Med Ctr (min) 10
Energy Corridor (min) 20
Galleria (min) 10

Map of Braes Heights

Highlights Braes Heights
Amenities Braes Heights offers a multitude of dining options. International and local cuisines are minutes away from residents.

Surrounding Braes Heights residents are mixed-used parks. The parks offer running trails, playgrounds, and picnic grounds.
Golf Courses - Hermann Park Golf Course
- River Oaks Country Club
- GOLFTEC Upper Kirby
Run / Bike Trails - Old Braeswood Park
- Linkwood Park
- Judson Park
- Huffington Park
- Helen’s Park
- Karl Young Park
- Colonial Park
- Marvin Taylor Exercise Trail
- Wier Park
- Friends Park
- Elizabeth Hughes Park
- Lafayette Park
- Levy Park
- Mulberry Park
- Evelyns Park Conservancy
Nearby Retail / Dining - Little Matt’s
- Island Grill
- Hungry’s
- Candelari’s
- El Topo
- Christians Tailgate Bar & Grill
- Little Woodrow’s Rice Village
- Velvet Melvin Pub
- Under the volcano
- The Cellar Bar
Major Employers - Texas Medical Center
- Enterprise Products Partners
- Plains GP Holdings
- Waste Management
- Kinder Morgan Inc.
- EOG Resources
- Cheniere Energy

Braes Heights Schools

Top Elementary Schools Great Schools Ranking
Twain Elem 8

Braes Heights is home to some of the best schools in the area. It is zoned to Houston Independent School District (HISD).

HISD features several National Blue Ribbon and multi-award winning schools. Braes Heights, in particular, has some of the best schools in the district zoned to its subdivisions.


Elementary School



Braes Heights Middle Schools



High Schools



Private Schools


Some of the most notable private schools in Braes Heights are listed below.

To find an updated listing of all Braes Heights real estate zoned to any specific public school, please email Paige Martin at [email protected] with the property preference and budget that you're working with.

Note: For more detailed information on specific schools zoned to different Braes Heights 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.


Braes Heights Real Estate Market

Braes Heights Single-Family Home Sale Trends


Like most of the subdivisions nearby, Braes Heights features single-family homes.

Most of the homes in Braes Heights are ranch-style houses built in the 1950s. Nowadays, it's not uncommon to see two-story houses with custom designs. Some houses feature Colonial, French, Mediterranean, Traditional, and Georgian architectural elements.

Braes Heights features homes with more expansive lots and more living space. Lot sizes can range from 7,000 to more than 15,000 square feet.

Floor areas can vary from home to home. A modest ranch-style home can offer 1,800 square feet, while larger, two-story homes can go upwards of 3,500 square feet.


Braes Heights Townhomes Sale Trends


There are no townhomes in Braes Heights. There are, however, plenty of townhome options available in nearby neighborhoods.

The Houston Properties Team are experts in Braes Heights real estate. Please contact us if you'd like to see Houston townhomes or learn more about properties that could be a fit for you.


Braes Heights Condo Sale Trends


Due to deed restrictions, there are no mid- or high-rise Braes Heights condos for sale, but plenty of units are available in the surrounding areas.

Highrise condos near and around Braes Heights include:

River Oaks:

Downtown Houston:

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To see other condos within the Inner Loop, see Inner Loop Houston Condos. To see condos within the nearby Galleria area, see Galleria Houston Condos. To see other condos within Downtown Houston, see Downtown Condos. To see condos within Museum District, see Museum District Condos.

The Houston Properties Team are experts in Braes Heights real estate. Please contact us if you'd like to see Houston condos or learn more about buildings that could be a fit for you.


Braes Heights TX History


Braes Heights is one of Houston’s older neighborhoods. Development in the area started in 1947 and spanned through 1952. During this period, ranch-style homes dotted the streets of Braes Heights.

In the 1990s, residents banded together to rehabilitate some parts of the neighborhood. They formed the Stella Link Redevelopment Association (SLRA). The association succeeded with the help of the city of Houston and private entities.

The Stella Link features the McGovern-Stella Link Library and the Weekley Family YMCA. Mark Twain Elementary School and Pershing Middle School, also call the area home.

The early 2000s marked the neighborhood’s transition. From 1950s ranch-style homes to two-story custom-built homes in other architectural styles.


Fun Things To Do Near Braes Heights


Braes Heights’ reputation as a family-friendly neighborhood shows in its green spaces and family centers. It features several parks, and facilities for both outdoor and indoor activities, as well as shopping, dining, and entertainment options nearby.

Here are some of the best places to visit in and around Braes Heights:

Retail
Groceries
Dining
Parks

Best Houston Heights Realtor – Paige Martin


As featured on Fox News in the Morning, Houston Business Journal, and Houston Magazine, Paige Martin, a consistent Top Producing Broker-Associate and head of the Houston Properties Team, is ranked as one of the top residential real estate agents in the world.


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