BRIARGROVE REAL ESTATE GUIDE

2022 Briargrove homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Made up of around 900 single-family homes, Briargrove is popular for its friendly atmosphere and ranch-style homes.

Briagrove features:

Buying or selling a home in Briargrove can be challenging due to several factors. The area’s older home may need renovations, deed restrictions, and proximity to main roads.

For help in navigating this complex market, contact Paige Martin, one of Houston’s Best Realtors and one of Briargrove’s most active real estate agents.

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Table of Contents

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

Briargrove Home Sale Trends

Briargrove Real Estate Trends

Briargrove is a deed-restricted community located about 12 miles from Downtown Houston. It is a tight-knit neighborhood known for its mid-to-large-sized lots.

Briargrove is famous due to its:

Briargrove is known for its ranch-style homes on large wooded lots. Briargrove has around 900 homes. Like nearby Memorial area communities, Briargrove features updated/remodeled houses. Newly constructed custom-built homes are available as well.


Briargrove Best Realtor Insights

Briargrove is located about 12 miles from Downtown Houston. It is just west of the Galleria/Uptown area. The area is known for its ranch-style homes and large lots.

Briargrove Home For Sale


Briargrove Maps, Location & Zip Code

Briargrove Map

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

Map of Briargrove

Highlights Briargrove
Amenities Briargrove is 12 miles from Downtown, with access to main roads like Westheimer Road and Woodway Drive. San Felipe Street also cuts through the neighborhood.

Uptown is one of Houston's employment districts and is minutes away from Briargrove. The district features over 23 million square feet of office space that caters to more than 2,000 businesses.
Golf Courses - Houston Country Club
Run / Bike Trails - Grady Park
- Briarbend Park
- Tanglewood Park
Nearby Retail / Dining Briargrove offers various choices for retail, dining, and entertainment experience.

Here are some of the places to dine and enjoy:

- Barnaby’s Café
- Local Foods – Tanglewood
- Mezza Grille
- Dish Society
- Christie’s
- Beck’s Prime
- Westheimer Square
- Westheimer Crossing
- Woodway Collection
- Woodway Agusta Plaza
- Kroger
- Trader Joe’s
- H-E-B
- Ron’s Pub
- Muldoon’s the Patio
- The Deck on Fountainview
Major Employers Briargrove is minutes away from the Galleria and Uptown Park, providing employment and retail opportunities.

Here are some major employment hubs near Briargrove:

- Central Business District
- Occidental Petroleum Corp
- Exxon
- 3D/International
- Enbridge Energy

Briargrove Schools

Top Middle Schools Great Schools Ranking
Grady Middle 7

Briargrove schools are under the Houston Independent School District (HISD). HISD, the largest school district in Texas, features International Baccalaureate World schools such as Briargrove Elementary and Lamar High School.

Living in the neighborhood makes it accessible to top-rated elementary, middle, and high schools.


Elementary Schools



Middle Schools



High Schools


Public High Schools near Briargrove include:


Briargrove Private Schools


The following are some of the private schools near Briargrove.

To find an updated listing of all Briargrove 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 limitations.

*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.


Briargrove Real Estate Market


Briargrove Maps and Location

Roughly bordered by some of Houston's main thoroughfares, Briargrove is located east of Briargrove Drive, south of Woodway Drive, west of Briarmead Drive, and north of Westheimer Road. San Felipe Street cuts through the neighborhood.

Made up of roughly 900 homes, Briargrove is a tight-knit community known for its mid-to-large-sized lots. Nestled at the heart of west Houston, Briargrove has the Galleria/Uptown area to the east, Tanglewood to the northeast and the Memorial Villages (Piney Point and Hunters Creek) to the north. Other nearby neighborhoods include Lamar Terrace and Briarmeadow (Woodlake).

The neighborhood is mostly residential, though there are plenty of options available along Westheimer Road. Retail hubs in the area include the Briargrove, Spectrum, and Briarcroft shopping centers. Other retail, dining, and entertainment centers are also available along Woodway, Voss, and San Felipe.

Uptown Houston, a major retail and business district, is less than a couple of miles away from Briargrove homes. The district features over 23 million square feet of office space and 5 million square feet of retail space. The Galleria is located within the district, along with other retail centers like Uptown Park and the Post Oak Shopping Center.

Briargrove Map

Briargrove Houston real estate has a 77057 Harris County zip code. (View Houston zip code map.)


Briargrove Real Estate Trends

Briargrove Real Estate Trends

The Briargrove real estate market has grown over the past 10 years. The median sales price of homes in the area is over $950,000.

The neighborhood's continued popularity increased demand. This has driven prices up at a steady pace.

Other factors may have contributed to keeping the area's real estate market strong: Briargrove's active homeowners' association, its deed restrictions, and its architectural committee.

Briargrove homes include old ranch-style homes, updated/remodeled homes, and recently constructed custom-built homes. Prices can range from $500,000 to upwards of $1,000,000 or more.

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

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


Briargrove Single-Family Home Sale Trends

Briargrove Home For Sale

Similar to nearby communities like the Memorial Villages and Memorial Close In, Briargrove single-family homes tend to range from older ranch-style and traditional homes to remodeled or updated dwellings. New construction custom-built homes are also becoming more common within the area.

Briargrove homes for sale typically sit on large lots by Houston standards, ranging from 7,000 to 10,000 square feet. Sprawling, manicured lawns, and treed front and/or backyards are common features found in homes within the neighborhood.

Though traditional and ranch-style homes are more prevalent in Briargrove, other architectural styles are represented well in its newer homes, including French, contemporary, and modern.

Most Briargrove homes offer 3-bedroom 2-bath floor plans, though there are larger properties available in the area. Home sizes range from 1,700 to upwards of 4,500 square feet.

Prices for Briargrove homes for sale can start at around $500,000. Bigger and newer properties can sell for more than $1,500,000.


Briargrove Houston Townhomes Sale Trends

Briargrove Townhome For Sale

Briargrove Houston has deed restrictions and architectural guidelines that discourage the construction of townhomes. There are, however, plenty of townhomes available in areas just outside the subdivision, most notably near Briargrove Drive and Westheimer Road.


Briargrove Houston Condo Sale Trends

Due to the neighborhood's deed restrictions, there are no Briargrove condos for sale in mid-rise or highrise buildings. Plenty of units are available in surrounding areas like the Galleria and River Oaks. Museum District condos are also a popular option.

These Galleria condos are within a few minutes from Briargrove:

To see other condos within the Inner Loop, see Inner Loop Houston Condos. To see all condos within the Uptown District/ Galleria area, see Galleria Houston Condos.


Briargrove TX History

Like most neighborhoods in west Houston, Briargrove can trace its roots back to the suburban housing boom in the 50s and 60s.

In 1948, Walter and Mary Jo Peckham moved to the property now known as Briargrove, located a few miles west of what was then Houston's city limits. They stayed there up until the property was sold to developers.

Much like the upscale subdivisions developed at the time, Briargrove was built out with ranch-style homes, some of which still stand today. Briargrove Elementary, the neighborhood's award-winning school, was built in 1958.


Fun Things To Do Near Briargrove Houston

There are perks to be had from being located adjacent to the Galleria/Uptown area.

Houston's premiere shopping destination, the Galleria area features over 700 retailers, restaurants, hotels, and other entertainment hubs. With the Galleria and Uptown Park within minutes away, Briargrove homes are within minutes of Houston's best and finest in terms of retail.

Other major shopping centers nearby include Rice Village and Highland Village.

Within the neighborhood's borders, residents can enjoy a leisurely stroll around Briargrove Park Center or take a swim in the community center's pool facilities.

Briargrove Park Center offers several facilities, including a pool, tennis courts, and a playground. The park's redevelopment led to the improvement of other clubhouse amenities like sidewalks, fences, and its large pavilion. The community center pool is also home to the local swim team -- the Barracudas.

Here are some of the must-visit places near Briargrove Houston:

Briargrove Fun Activities

Here are just some of the must-visit places in and around Houston Briargrove:

Dining
Retail and Entertainment
Nightlife
Groceries
Parks

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