Briargrove Real Estate Guide
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.
TIGHT KNIT COMMUNITY: 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).
GREAT LOCATION NEAR UPTOWN: Located west of the Galleria/Uptown area, Briargrove homes enjoy having about 700 boutiques, stores, restaurants, and hotels. Job centers and schools are also within easy reach.
PLENTY OF RETAIL AND DINING OPTIONS: Briargrove Shopping Center features restaurants, stores, and other commercial establishments. More retail and dining options are available along Westheimer Road. Voss Road, San Felipe Street, and Woodway Drive also offer several options.
FANTASTIC ACCESS: Residents have fairly easy commutes to and from key Houston districts via main roads like Westheimer Road, San Felipe Street, and Woodway Drive. Richmond Avenue, Southwest Freeway, and Loop 610 are also accessible from the neighborhood.
ACTIVE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION: Briargrove’s homeowners' association is dedicated to preserving both the neighborhood’s look and overall ambiance. The HOA enforces the community’s deed restrictions and provides 24-hour security.
SPACIOUS LOTS: Briargrove homes sit on mid-to-large-sized lots (by Houston standards), ranging from 7,000 to upwards of 10,000 square feet. Wooded grounds and well-kept front/back yards are common in the area.
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.
To get personal advice on buying or selling in the Briargrove area, contact Paige Martin, one of Houston's Best Realtors and one of the top-ranked Realtors in the United States.
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Table of Contents
- Briargrove Home Sale Trends
- Briargrove Best Realtor Insights
- Briargrove Maps, Location & Zip Code
- Briargrove Schools
- Briargrove Real Estate Market
Briargrove Home Sale 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:
SPACIOUS LOTS: Briargrove homes sit on mid-to-large-sized lots by Houston standards. The sizes range from 7,000 to 10,000 square feet. There are large wooded grounds and well-kept front/backyards in the neighborhood.
GREAT LOCATION: Briargrove has the Galleria/Uptown area to the east. It has Tanglewood northeast. The Memorial Villages (Piney Point and Hunters Creek) are north of Briargrove. Other nearby communities include Lamar Terrace and Briarmeadow (Woodlake).
TOP-RATED SCHOOLS: Briargrove is zoned to the Houston Independent School District (HISD). T H Rogers School has 10 out of 10 great school ratings. Other nearby schools are Briargrove Elementary School and Tanglewood Middle. There are several notable private schools nearby as well.
ACTIVE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION: Briargrove's HOA enforces the community's deed restrictions. They provide 24-hour security. The HOA is dedicated to preserving the neighborhood's atmosphere, look, and feel.
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.
Uptown is one of Houston's main employment and retail districts. It is home to 2,000+ businesses and 55,000+ employees. The district features more than 23 million square feet of office space and around 5 million square feet of retail. Roughly half of Uptown's retail square footage is within The Galleria.
Just south of the neighborhood, Briargrove Shopping Center features restaurants, stores, and other commercial establishments. More retail and dining options are available along Westheimer Road. These include the Spectrum Shopping Center and Briarcroft Shopping Center. Voss, San Felipe, and Woodway also offer a number of options.
Residents have fairly easy commutes to key Houston districts via main roads. These roads include Westheimer Road, San Felipe Street, and Woodway Drive. Richmond Avenue, Southwest Freeway, and Loop 610 are also accessible from the neighborhood.
The Briargrove Property Owners Association is responsible for enforcing the community's deed restrictions. Briargrove's HOA and its architectural committee keep the neighborhood's look and overall ambiance. Neighborhood amenities include a clubhouse and pool.
Briargrove homes sit on mid-to-large-sized lots (by Houston standards). They range from 7,000 to upwards of 10,000 square feet. Wooded grounds and well-kept yards are common in the area.
Briargrove is zoned to the Houston Independent School District. Briargrove Elementary, Tanglewood Middle, and Margaret Long Wisdom High School all serve the neighborhood.
Briargrove Elementary School is an International Baccalaureate school located within the neighborhood. It serves the IB Primary Years Programme.
Like most areas west of Loop 610, the land where Briargrove now sits was previously a farm. Development started in the 1950s.
The neighborhood sits about 12 miles west of Downtown Houston. Nearby neighborhoods include Lamar Terrace, Tanglewood, and Briarmeadow.
Ranch-style and traditional homes are common in Briargrove. Most of the neighborhood's original homes have been updated. Some have been torn down in favor of two-story custom-built homes.
Briargrove Maps, Location & Zip Code
|Med Ctr (min)||20|
|Energy Corridor (min)||20|
|Amenities||Briargrove amenities include a clubhouse and pool.
Residents can access a pool, tennis courts, and a playground at Briargrove Park Center.
|Golf Courses||- Houston Country Club
- River Oaks Country Club
- The Forest Club
|Run / Bike Trails||- Cullen Running Trails Center
- Memorial Park Hike and Bike Trails
- Memorial Park Hike and Trailhead
- Briarbend Park
- Apache Grove
- Burnett Bayland Park
- Grady Park
- Freed Park
- Houston Parks Board
- Picnic Loop
|Nearby Retail / Dining||Retail:
- Bellair Boulevard Center
- Long Point Square Shopping Center
- Hillcroft Shopping Center
- Westcroft Center
- Olympic Center
- The Oceanair Seafood Room
- Federal American Grill
- KP's Kitchen
- Mastro's Steakhouse
- YOLO Houston Lounge
- The Forest Club
- Club Safari Houston
- Zodiac Night Club
- Club Tropicana
- Pop's Supermarket
- Supermercado Latino
- Keemat Grocers
- Grocers Supermarket
- Renwick Food Market
|Major Employers||- BWI Companies Inc.
- The Great Rug Company - Houston
- Big Data Energy Services
|Top Middle Schools||Great Schools Ranking|
Briargrove is zoned to 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.
Students in the area may attend the following public schools:
Briargrove Elementary School at 6145 San Felipe St. International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme is one of the school programs. Briargrove elementary school features a Critical Thinking Lab and enrichment classes in various subjects and areas.
Briarmeadow Charter School at 3601 Dunvale Rd. Briarmeadow serves students in Pre-elementary through 8. It features Gifted and Pre-Advancement Placement programs like Creative Writing, Visual Arts, Music, and Spanish.
- Tanglewood Middle School at 5215 San Felipe St. Tanglewood is formerly known as Grady Middle School. The school offers Pre-Advancement Placement classes for Gifted and Talented students. Tanglewood caters to core enrichment classes in Technology, Spanish, Music, Fine Arts, and Visual Arts.
Wisdom High School at 6529 Beverly Hill St. Wisdom is a few miles away from Briargrove homes. This high school offers Advanced Placement courses, including World History, Macroeconomics, and Statistics. Students zoned to the school can also attend Lamar or Westside high school instead.
Lamar High School at 3325 Westheimer Rd. Known for its athletics program, Lamar offers excellent academic programs that include Middle Years, Diploma, and Career-Related Programmes. Lamar's courses include Animal Science, Culinary Arts, Business Administration, and Engineering.
Westside High School at 14201 Briar Forest Dr. Westside provides opportunities for students interested in STEAM and Health and Sciences Programs. Some programs the schools offer include Accounting, Computer Science, Health Science, Engineering, and Legal Studies.
T. H. Rogers School at 5840 San Felipe St. Rogers caters to students in grades K through 12. This school was awarded a National Blue Ribbon School from 1991 to 1992. The school serves the Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing which caters to students from Pre-K to 8th grade. They also offer a Program for Preparing Students for Independence for ages 3 to 22.
Briargrove Private Schools
The following are some of the private schools near Briargrove.
St. Michael School at 1833 Sage Rd.
Al-Hadi School of Accelerative Learning at 2313 S Voss Rd.
Second Baptist School at 6410 Woodway Dr.
The Kinkaid School at 201 Kinkaid School Dr.
Memorial Lutheran School at 5800 Westheimer Rd.
Robindell Private School at 6610 Alder Dr.
St. Francis Episcopal School at 335 Piney Point Rd.
Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart at 10202 Memorial Dr.
The Tenney School at 3500 S Gessner Rd.
To find an updated listing of all Briargrove 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 Briargrove 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.
Briargrove Real Estate Market
Briargrove Single-Family Home Sale Trends
Briargrove single-family homes range from classic ranch-style and traditional to remodeled homes. It has the same style as nearby communities like Memorial Villages and Memorial. New custom-built homes are also becoming more common in the neighborhood.
Briargrove homes for sale sit on spacious lots by Houston standards. Lots can range from 6,000 to over 9,000 square feet in size. Homes in the neighborhood often have trimmed spacious lawns with trees planted at the front or backyards.
Classic and ranch-style homes are frequent in Briargrove. But newer homes have other architectural designs like French, contemporary, and modern.
Most Briargrove homes offer 3-bedroom and 2-bath floor plans. But there are more spacious properties available in the area. The home sizes range from 1,700 to over 4,500 square feet.
Briargrove houses for sale can start at $500,000 in price. The most expensive properties can sell for more than $1,500,000.
Briargrove Townhome Sale Trends
Briargrove Houston's deed restrictions and construction requirements prevent the development of townhomes. Other townhouses are available near the community along Briargrove Drive and Westheimer Road.
Briargrove Condo Sale Trends
Briargrove has no condos for sale in mid-rise or highrise buildings due to deed restrictions. But, surrounding places such as the Galleria and River Oaks have units available. Museum District condos are also a popular option.
Briargrove is only a few minutes from these Galleria condos:
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.
Briargrove TX History
Briargrove's history dates back to the suburban housing boom in the 50s and 60s.
Walter and Mary Jo Peckham moved to Briargrove in 1948. It is a few miles west of what was once Houston's city borders. They stayed there up until the developers purchased the property.
Like other luxury neighborhoods back then, Briargrove features ranch-style homes. Some of which still stand today. Established in 1958, Briargrove Elementary is the neighborhood's award-winning school.
Fun Things To Do Near Briargrove
There are perks to experience by living nearby the Galleria/Uptown area.
The neighborhood is close to Houston's flagship shopping district. The Galleria, in particular, is home to over 700 stores, restaurants, hotels, and other entertainment venues. With the Galleria and Uptown Park within minutes away, Briargrove homes are within Houston's best and finest retail.
Rice Village and Highland Village are two other major retail malls nearby.
Residents in the area may take a stroll around Briargrove Park Center. Option for a swim is available at the community center's pool facilities.
Briargrove Park Center features a pool, a playground, and tennis courts. The park's renovation in 2003 led to the improvement of other clubhouse comforts. Sidewalks, gates, and large pavilions of adjacent clubhouses are all included.
The community center pool is also home to the local swim team – the Barracudas.
Here are some must-see attractions around Briargrove Houston:
- The Capital Grille
- True Food Kitchen
- Etoile Cuisine et Bar
- Chama Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse
- Pappas Bros Steakhouse
- Maggiano’s Little Italy
- De Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
Retail and Entertainment
- The Galleria
- Uptown Park
- Rice Village
- Uptown Collection
- Highland Village
- BLVD Place
- Briargrove Shopping Center
- The West End
- Ron’s Pub
- Richmond Arms Pub
- 51fifteen Restaurant and Lounge
- Firehouse Saloon
- Muldoon’s the Patio
- The Black Swan
- The Living Room
- Whole Foods
- The Fresh Market
- Randalls Food & Pharmacy
- Briargrove Park Center
- Tanglewood Park
- Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park
- Post Oak Park
- Grady Park
- Hidalgo Park
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