Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Real Estate Guide

Downtown - Galveston/The Strand homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Real Estate Guide

Downtown Galveston/The Strand is a historic district in Galveston. The neighborhood is known for its late 1800s buildings. The area has Victorian-era structures with a historical feel. Downtown Galveston/The Strand is a mix of history, culture, and a charming waterfront.

Downtown Galveston/The Strand real estate is popular for its:

Buying or selling a home in Downtown Galveston/The Strand may be challenging. This is due to the historical significance and preservation efforts. As a result, the number of residential properties for sale may be relatively low compared to other areas. Being a waterfront area, potential issues like flood zones may arise. It is best to contact the best Downtown Galveston/The Strand realtor, an expert in the area.

To get personal advice on buying or selling in Downtown-Galveston/The Strand area contact Paige Martin, one of Houston’s best realtors and one of the top-ranked Realtors in the United States.

“Fantastic experience working with Kim and the Houston Properties Team! She pointed out items in houses we did not notice immediately but would have been issue long term. Ultimately we found a house we love.” - Amber Beutler (Google Review)

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Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Homes For Sale

$349,000
3 Beds, 2 Baths
29330 Sweet Orange Court
$345,000
3 Beds, 2 Baths
200 Palm Aire Drive
$549,000
4 Beds, 3 Baths
602 Rowlock Lane
$589,900
4 Beds, 2 Baths
4519 Nassau Drive
$1,499,000
5 Beds, 4 Baths
1501 Pine Chase Drive
$7,499,000
6 Beds, 8 Baths
11002 Greenbay Street

Table of Contents

  1. Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Home Sale Trends
  2. Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Best Realtor Insights
  3. Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Maps, Location & Zip Code
  4. Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Schools
  5. Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Real Estate Market

Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Home Sale Trends

Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Real Estate Trends

Downtown - Galveston/The Strand is a historic district in Galveston. It is known for its ornate late 1800s buildings and vibrant atmosphere. It is also less than an hour away from Downtown and Galleria.

Downtown - Galveston/The Strand’s allure includes:

Downtown - Galveston/The Strand is a unique place surrounded by beaches. The allure of its historical district makes the neighborhood more interesting. Both locals and tourists find it a must-visit spot.


Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Best Realtor Insights

Downtown Galveston/The Strand is a waterfront location filled with history and culture. It gives a delightful mix of amenities and attractions, making it a wonderful place to call home or visit.


Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Maps, Location & Zip Code

Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Map

Commute Time Downtown - Galveston/The Strand
Downtown (min) 60
Med Ctr (min) 60
Energy Corridor (min) 75
Galleria (min) 60

Map of Downtown - Galveston/The Strand

Highlights Downtown - Galveston/The Strand
Amenities Downtown - Galveston/The Strand offers historic charm and vibrant attractions.

It is an iconic place filled with the locals' art, history, and special cuisine.
Golf Courses - Puttshack
- Puttery
- LOFT18 Houston
- GOLFTEC Houston Heights
- East River 9
- Hermann Park Golf Course
Run / Bike Trails - White Oak Bayou Greenway
- Memorial Park Running Center
- Paul Carr Jogging Trail Park
- Levy Dog Run
- Brays Bayou Park
- Marvin Taylor Exercise Trail
Nearby Retail / Dining Retail Centers:

- Target
- Marshalls & HomeGoods
- Shops Down Under
- R. Rose Clothier
- Houston Newstand
- Gateway Newstand
- The Cottage Shop
- Reserve Supply Company
- MANIA!
- High Fashion Home
- BOSS LADY COUTURE BOUTIQUE

Dining:

- Flip 'n Patties
- Perbacco
- Treebeards
- The Pearl
- Wokker
- The Moonshiners Southern Table + Bar
- The Rig Restaurant & Bar
- Xochi
- Hearsay On The Green
- Red & White Wine Bistro

Nightlife:

- Etro
- Cherry
- Molly's Pub
- Shay McElroy's
- Lilly & Bloom
- Standard
- Little Woodrow's Eado
- Pitch 25
- Around the Corner
- Pour Behavior

Groceries:

- Fannin Food Mart
- Phoenicia Specialty Foods
- Randalls
- Super K Food Mart
- Grocery One
- Whole Foods Market
- Wong Food Market
Major Employers - Texas Children's Hospital
- St. Joseph Medical Center
- Chevron
- J B Poindexter & Co
- Target
- Calpine
- Gilbane Building Company
- Hilcorp Energy Company
- LyondellBasell
- Shell

Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Schools

Downtown - Galveston/The Strand is zoned to the Galveston Independent School District (GISD).

Several highly-rated and multi-award-winning schools are also located in the GISD. Downtown - Galveston/The Strand has some of the district's best schools zoned toward its subdivisions.

Students have the opportunity to attend the following public schools:


Elementary Schools



Middle Schools



High Schools



Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Private Schools


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

To find an updated listing of all Downtown - Galveston/The Strand 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 Downtown - Galveston/The Strand 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.


Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Real Estate Market

Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Single-Family Home Sales Trends


Downtown - Galveston/The Strand single-family homes range from three-bedroom to five-bedroom properties

In the Downtown Galveston/The Strand area, the properties come in different sizes with varying lot sizes. Some properties have lots as small as 1,700 square feet, while others can be as large as 360,000 square feet. The spacious living spaces of these homes range from 1,600 square feet to 5,500 square feet.

Homes in Downtown Galveston/The Strand are available at a range of prices, starting from $240,000 and going up to $1,900,000. This wide price range allows buyers to explore homes in the area that best suits their budget.


Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Townhomes Sale Trends


There are no townhomes in Downtown - Galveston/The Strand. There are, however, plenty of townhome options available in nearby neighborhoods.

The Houston Properties Team is an expert in Downtown - Galveston/The Strand area 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.


Downtown - Galveston/The Strand Condo Sale Trends


There are no mid- or high-rise Downtown - Galveston/The Strand condos for sale, but plenty of units are available in the surrounding areas.

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 is an expert in Downtown - Galveston/The Strand area 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.


Downtown - Galveston/The Strand TX History


Downtown Galveston, known as The Strand, has a captivating history.

It emerged as a commercial center in the mid-19th century. Part of the reason is its stunning architectural buildings. In the late 1880s, Downtown Galveston/The Strand was dubbed "The Wall Street of the South." The area thrived as a prominent port city, attracting trade and commerce.

Over the years, the historic buildings in the area have been preserved and maintained. The preservation efforts ensured that visitors and residents could still admire and appreciate the magnificent structures in the area.

Today, it stands as a vibrant district, showcasing its rich history and serving as a popular place to visit or call home.


Fun Things To Do Near Downtown - Galveston/The Strand


Downtown - Galveston/The Strand offers historic charm and vibrant attractions.

It is an iconic place filled with the locals' art, history, and special cuisine.

Golf Courses:
Run/Bike Trails:
Retail:
Dining:
Nightlife:
Groceries:

Best Downtown - Galveston/The Strand 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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