BRAESWOOD PLACE REAL ESTATE GUIDE

2022 Braeswood Place homes for sale & insider real estate guide

One of Inner Loop’s best neighborhoods, Braeswood Place is an exclusive community located 6 miles from Downtown Houston. Homes in the area sit on large lots, ranging from 7,000 to more than 20,000 square feet.

Residents enjoy its:

Braeswood's deed restrictions and proximity to main roads can be tricky to navigate. Some older homes may need extensive renovations, while homes near busy roads may have noise concerns.

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

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Table of Contents

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

Braeswood Place Home Sale Trends

Braeswood Place Real Estate Trends

Braeswood Place is located 6 miles from Downtown Houston. Homes in the neighborhood sit on large lots, ranging from 7,000 to more than 20,000 square feet.

Residents enjoy:

Due to the neighborhood's deed restrictions, Braeswood Place is mainly made up of detached single-family homes. Some townhomes in the area feature smaller floor areas, around 1,500 to 2,000 square feet.


Braeswood Place Best Realtor Insights

Braeswood Place is one of Houston’s most popular neighborhoods. This is thanks to its great location, excellent schools, high accessibility, and small-town vibe.

Braeswood Grennoch Ln Exterior


Braeswood Place Maps, Location & Zip Code

Braeswood Place Map

Commute Time Braeswood Place
Downtown (min) 10
Med Ctr (min) 10
Energy Corridor (min) 20
Galleria (min) 10

Map of Braeswood Place

Highlights Braeswood Place
Amenities Braeswood Place is one of Houston’s most popular neighborhoods, thanks to its high accessibility, tree-lined streets, and welcoming community.

It was named the Best Strip Mall in Houston and is home to many iconic restaurants and shops.
Golf Courses Limited options.
Run / Bike Trails - Karl Young Park
- Helen's Park
- Braeswood Park
- Linkwood Park
- Bill Green Park
- Westwood Park
Nearby Retail / Dining ###Dining

- Wild Kitchen
- Fajita Pete’s
- Captain Benny’s Half Shell Oyster Bar
- Bon Baguette
- Sleepy Po-Boys
- The Union Kitchen
- Smashburger
- Mama’s Oven
- Two Guys Pizzeria
- Island Grill
- JerryBuilt Homegrown Burgers
- Jet’s Pizza
- Morningside Thai
- Sarpino’s Pizzeria
- Taquerias Arandas
- China Stix


### Groceries
- Kroger
- The Fresh Market
- Randall’s
- Brompton Market
- La Michoacana
- Whole Foods Market
- H-E-B


### Retail

- Rice Village
- The Galleria
- Meyerland Plaza
- Braes Heights Shopping Center
Major Employers -Texas Medical Center
- Downtown
- Greenway Plaza
- Uptown/Galleria

Braeswood Place Schools

Top Elementary Schools Great Schools Ranking
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Braeswood Place homes are zoned to the Houston Independent School District (HISD).

Established in the 1920s, Houston ISD is the largest school district in the state (with 283 schools). The Texas Education Agency (TEA) gave the district a “Met Standard” rating in 2016.

HISD features several International Baccalaureate (IB) World schools, including Bellaire High, Lamar High School, and Twain Elementary School.

Students in the area may attend the following public schools:


Elementary Schools


Middle Schools


High Schools


Braeswood Place Houston Private Schools

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

To find an updated listing of all Braeswood Place real estate zoned to any specific public school, please send an email to Paige Martin at PMartin@HoustonProperties.com with the property preference and budget that you’re working with.

*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.


Braeswood Place Real Estate Market

Braeswood Place Real Estate Trends

Braeswood Place Real Estate Trends

Braeswood Place real estate has continued to steadily appreciate over the past decade. The median sales price and land price per square foot have posted impressive increases. This is thanks mostly to the neighborhood’s continued popularity.

The median sales price of Braeswood Place homes is over $600,000.

The number of new construction homes, high demand, and low inventories are factors driving Braeswood home prices up.

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

For updated information regarding Braeswood Place real estate pricing and trend analysis, please contact Paige Martin at PMartin@HoustonProperties.com.


Braeswood Place Single-Family Home Sale Trends

Braeswood single family home interior

Single-family homes are Braeswood’s main housing attractions. Often compared to nearby West University Place, the neighborhood features larger lots and more affordable housing options.

A number of the neighborhood’s original ranch-style homes from the 1950s have been replaced with newer and bigger multi-story homes. Others, however, have been updated and carefully maintained.

Braeswood homes typically feature lot sizes ranging from 7,000 to more than 20,000 square feet. Home sizes vary – older ranch-style homes can feature 2,000 to around 3,500 square feet. Newer construction custom-built homes can offer between 4,000 to 7,000 square feet.

Braeswood Place homes for sale can start at around $175,000. New construction homes in the area can go for upwards of $2,000,000.


Braeswood Place Townhomes Sale Trends

Braeswood 1609 prospect exterior

Due to the neighborhood’s deed restrictions, Braeswood Place is mostly made up of detached single-family homes.

There are, however, some Braeswood townhomes available. A number of these are of recent construction, and typically feature smaller floor areas, around 1,500 to 2,000 square feet.

Townhomes in the neighborhood are generally more affordable, starting at around $170,000 and can go upwards of $400,000.


Braeswood Place Condo Sale Trends

There are no high-rise Braeswood Place condos for sale, but there are some units available in condominium complexes.

Listed below are just some of the high-rise condo buildings near Braeswood Place.

Museum District (77004/77006)

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


Braeswood Place Houston History

Chartered in 1951, Braeswood Place’s development started in the late 40s. Like most Houston neighborhoods during the period, the area was made up of single-family ranch-style homes.

During the 1990s, concerned residents formed the Stella Link Redevelopment Association (SLRA). The group is dedicated to rehabilitating parts of the neighborhood. The efforts of the association led to the creation of the Stella Link Park community service corridor. The program is also thanks to the help from the city and private parties.

The large 4-block area is now home to two area schools (Pershing Middle School and Mark Twain Elementary School), the McGovern-Stella Link Library, the Weekley Family YMCA, and McGovern Park.

Like most areas in Houston, the early 2000s marked a trend in tearing down old Braeswood Place homes. Bigger, custom-built houses replaced the old properties. Some of the neighborhood’s original homes from the 1950s, however, have been carefully maintained and updated.


Fun Things To Do Near Braeswood Place

There are plenty of things to do near and within the Braeswood neighborhood. Key areas of interest include the Brays Bayou Hike and Bike Trail, the Stella Link Park community service corridor, Karl Young Park, and McGovern Park.

Residents can take a stroll along Karl Young Park’s trail system. The park itself is located at 7800 Stella Link Road. It features basketball courts (4 full and 3 half courts), a baseball field, a tennis court, two playgrounds, and a picnic pavilion.

McGovern Park, on the other hand, is located at the corner of Braes and Blue Bonnet. Spanning about 20 acres, the park is part of the Stella Link Park community service corridor. Sheltering Arms, a senior services facility, and the McGovern-Stella Link Library are located in the said area as well.

The Weekley Family YMCA, which houses several indoor and outdoor activity facilities, is also within a stone’s throw away of Braeswood homes.

Map of Inner Loop - Best Neighborhoods

Here are some of the best places to visit in and around Braeswood Place:

Dining
Parks
Groceries
Retail

Map of Braeswood Place


Braeswood Place Houston Realtor – Paige Martin

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