Glen Cove Real Estate Guide

Glen Cove homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Glen Cove Real Estate Guide

Glen Cove is within the heart of Houston's Inner Loop. The neighborhood offers a wealth of attractions that define modern urban living. It is next to Memorial Park, one of the best Inner Loop neighborhoods.

Glen Cove is famous thanks to its:

Glen Cove is a neighborhood that is deed-restricted. Homebuyers may face challenges in navigating property regulations. Seeking the guidance of an experienced Glen Cove realtor will help solve challenges. With their help, navigating deed restrictions will be a breeze.

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

“I wholeheartedly recommend Courtney from the Houston Properties Team! I worked with her to sell my home, and I couldn't be happier with the results. Courtney's knowledge of the market was exceptional, and she worked tirelessly to get the best possible price for my home. She was always available to answer my questions and provided excellent support throughout the entire process. Without a doubt, Courtney and her team are the best in the business! Thanks very much!” - MAYNOR DERAS (Google Review)

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Glen Cove Homes For Sale

$2,000,000
4 Beds, 3 Baths
6026 Camellia Street
$1,595,000
4 Beds, 3 Baths
515 Terrace Drive
$4,299,000
5 Beds, 6 Baths
6015 Glencove Street
$437,500
3 Beds, 3 Baths
2431 Charleston Street #B
$1,799,000
3 Beds, 3 Baths
402 Egerton Crescent Drive
$599,999
2 Beds, 2 Baths
315 W. 13th Street

Glen Cove Homes For Rent

$3,200
2 Beds, 1 Bath
6010 Blossom Street

Table of Contents

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

Glen Cove Home Sale Trends

Glen Cove Real Estate Trends

Glen Cove is in Houston's Inner Loop. The neighborhood features upscale and valuable properties.

Glen Cove is known for its:

Glen Cove is near one of Houston's best golf course communities. The River Oaks Country Club features amenities, including tennis courts, a pool, and a fitness center. Residents can reach the golf course in 10 minutes.


Glen Cove Best Realtor Insights

Glen Cove is within Houston's Inner Loop. It is next to one of Inner Loop's best neighborhoods, Memorial Park.


Glen Cove Maps, Location & Zip Code

Glen Cove Map

Commute Time Glen Cove
Downtown (min) 10
Med Ctr (min) 20
Energy Corridor (min) 15
Galleria (min) 10

Map of Glen Cove

Highlights Glen Cove
Amenities Glen Cove is close to one of the largest urban parks in Houston, Memorial Park. The park features hike and bike trails, courts, and playing fields.

The Memorial Park Golf Course is a 600-acre golf course with a driving range.

Glen Cove residents have abundant choices for dining, entertainment, and retail.
Golf Courses - Memorial Park Golf Course
- River Oaks Country Club
- Houston Country Club
Run / Bike Trails - Memorial Park Green Ridge Trail
- Memorial Park Hike and Bike Trailhead
- Memorial Park Mountain Biking Trails
- McGovern Cascade
- Cullen Running Trails Center
- Kirby Park
Nearby Retail / Dining Retail:

- The Shops on Memorial
- River Oaks Shopping Center
- Uptown Park
- River Oaks District
- Washington Square
- The Shops At Memorial Heights

Dining:

- Passerella
- Rush Bowls
- The Blue Fish
- El Tiempo Cantina - Washington
- Twisted Grilled Cheese
- Piada
- Pollo Bravo
- Miri's Kitchen Persian
- Fajita Pete's - Memorial Park
- Black Walnut Cafe

Nightlife:

- Haze
- Hearts
- Numbers
- Etro Nightclub
- Ladybirds
- Forget Me Not Kitchen and Cocktail Lounge
- Memorial Trail Ice House
- Varsity Sporting Club
- Clutch

Groceries:

- Walmart Supercenter
- Whole Foods Market
- H-E-B
Major Employers - Chevron
- Deloitte LLP
- Kinder Morgan
- Accenture
- KBR
- PwC
- Enterprise Products Partners

Glen Cove Schools

Top Middle Schools Great Schools Ranking
Hogg Middle 7

Glen Cove is zoned within the Houston Independent School District (HISD).

HISD comprises many high-ranking schools spanning across Houston. The District received the Broad Prize for Urban Education for its academic achievement.

Students residing in Glen Cove may attend the following public schools:


Elementary Schools



Middle Schools



High Schools



Glen Cove Private Schools


Some of the more notable private schools near Glen Cove:

To find an updated listing of all Glen Cove 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 Glen Cove 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.


Glen Cove Real Estate Market

Glen Cove Single-Family Home Sale Trends


Glen Cove is composed of over 170 single-family homes. Many original homes are smaller because of material shortages during their construction era.

Over the 1950s to 1960s, homes were built increasingly larger, particularly those in Glen Cove I.

Since 2001 and the succeeding years, many houses have been torn down and replaced with mega-mansions ranging from 19,000 to over 40,000 square feet.

Glen Cove single-family homes for sale have an average of 3 bedrooms in a median living area of around 4,000 square feet. The median sales price can exceed $1,500,000.


Glen Cove Townhomes Sale Trends


Glen Cove has avoided townhome developments due to its deed restrictions against multi-family dwellings. However, townhome options are plenty in neighboring Camp Logan and Rice Military.

The nearest townhome complex is Memorial Cove Lofts. It is just outside the neighborhood on 6007 Memorial Drive.

Other townhomes near Glen Cove include:


Glen Cove Condo Sale Trends


There are no condominiums within any of the Glen Cove subdivisions due to its deed restrictions against multi-family dwellings. The nearest condo complex is Bayou Bend Towers at 101 Westcott St.

Galleria (77056):

River Oaks (77019):

Glen Cove is also right next to Memorial Park. Memorial Park condos include:

Memorial Park (77007):

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


Glen Cove TX History


Developers established the neighborhood in the 1940s. It was on a land that was once part of Camp Logan. The Hogg family purchased most of the site after the camp closed down.

Following the Hogg family’s focus on developing River Oaks, the northern portion was donated to Houston and became Memorial Park.

The third section of the neighborhood stands on a parcel of land originally part of the Bringhurst subdivision. Joseph Alleine Brown from the William M. Rice Institute purchased the area in 1946.

Development continued until they finished the whole neighborhood by the 1960s. Like most Houston neighborhoods, Glen Cove has seen a trend of replacing the original single-story bungalows with large 2-story homes.

The Crestwood-Glen Cove Architectural Committee regulates construction in the area. The Committee ensures that home designs are in harmony with existing structures.

Glen Cove is part of Houston’s Super Neighborhood 22, with other neighborhoods in the Washington and Memorial area. This group received recognition from the City of Houston in 2000 and contains many historic sites.


Fun Things To Do Near Glen Cove


Glen Cove is a dream neighborhood for health buffs and nature enthusiasts. It is just east of Memorial Park, one of the nation’s largest urban parks. The park is a favorite jogging trail for many Houstonians.

Part of the park south of Memorial Drive includes miles of multi-use trails through the woods, picnic areas, softball fields, volleyball courts, and a soccer field. Its golf course, Memorial Park Golf Course, is rated among the top municipal golf courses in the country.

Glen Cove is within minutes from The Galleria and Highland Village, with luxurious shopping and dining options. The Museum District is located west of the neighborhood and offers 20 cultural institutions. The area includes art, history, and science museums.

The growing popularity of Rice Village has seen an expansion of a lively dining scene just within minutes of Glen Cove. Washington Avenue and Memorial Drive also house some of the most exciting eateries in Houston.

The neighborhood itself has few bike lanes. However, residents can find an extensive bike trail within Memorial Park. Along Memorial Drive, Snap Kitchen offers locally sourced healthy and organic food items.

Here are some of Glen Cove’s must-visit places:

Retail
Dining
Entertainment

Best Glen Cove Realtor - Page 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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