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Cross Creek Ranch TX Real Estate Guide

Eco-friendly Cross Creek Ranch is a multi-award winning master-planned community in the west Katy area.

Cross Creek Ranch is a master-planned community located in west Katy, one of Houston’s top ranked suburbs.

Cross Creek Ranch remain popular due to its great amenities, small town vibe, and beautiful homes.

  • AWARD WINNING MASTER-PLANNED COMMUNITY: Since opening its doors in 2008, Cross Creek Ranch has received several awards and has been named “Master-Planned Community of the Year” by the Greater Houston Builders Association (2012 and 2014). The neighborhood is within Katy, one of Houston’s Best Suburbs.
  • GREAT SCHOOLS: Cross Creek Ranch is zoned to both the Katy ISD and the Lamar Consolidated ISD. A number of new campuses from both school districts are set to open within the community. Based on the Houston’s Best Schools report, Cross Creek Ranch schools are among the top rated schools in Texas.
  • EXCELLENT LOCATION: Cross Creek Ranch is just off FM 1093, a few miles west of Grand Parkway. As Westpark Tollway stretches west, residents will have easier commutes to nearby areas.
  • COMMUNITY AMENITIES: Cross Creek Ranch features several pools, lakes, a one-acre dog park, miles of multi-use trails, a sports park, a fitness center, and a disc golf course, among other residents-only amenities.
  • BEAUTIFUL HOMES: Cross Creek Ranch homes range from lakefront homes and custom-built homes to gorgeous bungalows and traditional homes on cul-de-sacs.

Due to the Greater Cross Creek Ranch area’s size and number of communities, its real estate market can be tricky to navigate. Consulting with the best Cross Creek Ranch realtor can greatly benefit homebuyers.

For any inquiries about Cross Creek Ranch homes recommendations, or off-market MLS listings, get in touch with Paige Martin, head of the Houston Properties Team and one of the best realtors in Houston.
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12 Things Cross Creek Ranch Real Estate Buyers Should Know

Multi-award winning master-planned community Cross Creek Ranch is located in the west Katy area, in Fulshear.

  • Since opening its doors in 2008, Cross Creek Ranch has received several awards and has been named “Master-Planned Community of the Year” by the Greater Houston Builders Association (2012 and 2014).
  • The community is zoned to both the Katy ISD and the Lamar Consolidated ISD. A number of new campuses from both school districts are set to open within the community.
  • Cross Creek Ranch is just off FM 1093, a few miles west of Grand Parkway. As Westpark Tollway stretches west, residents will have easier commutes to nearby areas.
  • Cross Creek Ranch features several pools, lakes, a one-acre dog park, miles of multi-use trails, a sports park, a fitness center, and a disc golf course, among other residents-only amenities.
  • Cross Creek Ranch homes range from lakefront homes and custom-built homes to gorgeous bungalows and traditional homes on cul-de-sacs.
  • The community debuted in 2008, and Cross Creek Ranch real estate have since become some of the most popular in the area.
  • The development was originally under Trendmaker Homes. Johnson Development Corp. (Sienna Plantation, Fall Creek, Harmony, and Riverstone) is now behind the helm.
  • Cross Creek Ranch features homes from several reputable builders, including Trendmaker Homes, Highland Homes, Darling Homes, Partners in Building, and Newmark Homes.
  • New construction homes and custom-built homes in the area vary, though most feature 3- to 4-bedroom floor plans.
  • Lot sizes are typically between 6,000 to more than 20,000 square feet.
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  • Homes in the area feature 2,000 to more than 6,000 square feet of living space.
  • Prices for Cross Creek Ranch homes for sale typically start at around $250,000. Larger estates can cost more than $1,300,000.

Cross Creek Ranch Maps And Location

Located just off FM 1093, Cross Creek Ranch is about 5 miles west of Grand Parkway. It covers a 3,200-acre area east of Fulshear and south of the city of Katy.

Tucked within a lush area, the master-planned area was designed to be an eco-friendly development. Open spaces and mixed-use areas are incorporated into Cross Creek Ranch’s master plan, along with a network of multi-use trails, pocket parks, and lakes.

There are several communities nearby, including Cinco Ranch, Seven Meadows, Marshall Oaks, Silver Ranch, Covey Trails, and Westheimer Lakes.

Dining, retail, and entertainment options are available within minutes of Cross Creek Ranch homes, mostly located along FM 1093 and Grand Parkway. Cinco Ranch’s LaCenterra is a short drive away.

Some sections of Cross Creek Ranch are still under development, particularly areas to the west. A number of schools from the Katy ISD and the Lamar Consolidated ISD are scheduled to open within the community’s borders. The community’s retail areas are also still under development.

Cross Creek Ranch real estate are under the 77441 zip code. (View Houston zip code map.)

Cross Creek Ranch Subdivisions

Here are some of the subdivisions that make up the master-planned community:

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Neighborhoods Near Cross Creek Ranch TX

West of Cross Creek Ranch

  • Fulshear
  • Simonton

North of Cross Creek Ranch

East of Cross Creek Ranch

South of Cross Creek Ranch

  • Covey Trails
  • Westheimer Lakes
  • Foster
  • Richmond
  • Rosenberg

Cross Creek Ranch TX Schools

East Cross Creek Ranch homes are zoned to Katy ISD schools, while those west are served by Lamar CISD schools.

Katy Independent School District (KISD) was given a “Recognized” rating by the Texas Education Agency in 2009.

Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, or Lamar CISD, has received a “Met Standard” rating from the Texas Education Agency in 2013. It was given an Excellence in Education award by HEB in 2009.

*Two new LCISD schools are set to open in 2016 in a location near Cross Creek Ranch: Dean Leaman Junior High School and Churchill Fulshear Junior High School.

Elementary Schools

Public Elementary Schools zoned to Cross Creek Ranch include:

 

  • James E. Randolph Elementary School at 5303 Flewellen Oaks Ln. Located  within Cross Creek Ranch, Randolph Elementary was opened in 2014. The school was named for a well-loved KISD PE teacher, Coach Jim Randolph.
  • Huggins Elementary School at 1 Huggins Dr. Home of the Hounds, Huggins ES is part of the LCISD and offers a Gifted and Talented program.

Middle Schools

  • Seven Lakes Junior High School at 6026 Katy-Gaston Rd. Established in 2012, Seven Lakes Junior High now has around 1,700 students.
  • Wertheimer Middle School at 4240 FM 723. The school was founded in 2008 and was named for Henry Wertheimer, a long-time member of the LCISD’s Board of Trustees. Like Huggins, Wertheimer also has a Gifted and Talented Program.
  • Briscoe Junior High School at 4300 FM 723. Briscoe JH features several extracurricular activities and a full complement of athletics programs. Its varsity teams include volleyball, basketball, tennis, cross country, and football, among others.

High Schools

  • Obra D. Tompkins High School at 4400 Falcon Landing Blvd. One of the KISD’s newer high schools, Tompkins HS was established in 2013.
  • Foster High School at 4400 FM 723. The school is named for John and Randolph Foster, early settlers in the Fort Bend and Waller counties. Part of the LCISD, Foster HS features a great athletics program, with teams for men’s and women’s soccer, track, and basketball.

Cross Creek Ranch Houston Private Schools

The following are some of the more notable private schools near Cross Creek Ranch.

  • Cavalry Episcopal School at 1201 Austin St.
  • Faith West Academy at 2225 Porter Rd.
  • The Goddard School at 5220 Ranch Point Dr.
  • British Private Prep School at 25935 Cinco Terrace Dr.
  • Westlake Preparatory Lutheran Academy at 23300 Bellaire Blvd.

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

*Note: School zoning tends to change from year to year, information provided above are accurate but not guaranteed. Please double check by visiting the school’s website.

Cross Creek Ranch Real Estate Trends

Since the master-planned community debuted in 2008, Cross Creek Ranch real estate has become one of the most popular in the west Katy area. Home sales per year have steadily increased, with more than 300 units sold per year since 2013.

The median sales price of Cross Creek Ranch homes for sale has broken $400,000. Thanks to continued residential and commercial development in the community, this growth may continue in the years to come.

Other factors that contribute to Cross Creek Ranch’s strong property values include the Westpark Tollway extension, which will make it commuting so much easier for residents. Great schools and excellent community amenities also add to the neighborhood’s overall appeal.

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

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

Cross Creek Ranch Single-Family Home Sale Trends

Cross Creek Ranch real estate is mostly made up of detached single-family dwellings, ranging from lakefront estates to traditional bungalows. Due to the number of home builders in the community, there are a number of floor plans available.

Cross Creek Ranch homes typically feature 3- to 4-bedroom options, spread over 2,000 to 4,500 square feet of living space. Lot sizes are equally generous, ranging from 6,000 to more than 12,000.

The most expensive homes in the community can feature as many as 5 bedroom options, with sizes ranging from 5,000 to more than 6,000 square feet. Some feature sprawling lot areas of more than 20,000 square feet.

Home features and architectural styles vary. Some Cross Creek Ranch homes feature swimming pools, expansive front yards, and multi-car garages, among others. Most homes in the area feature traditional designs, while others draw from Mediterranean and Spanish influences.

Cross Creek Ranch homes for sale can start at around $250,000. Bigger estate-style homes can go for more than $1,300,000.

Cross Creek Ranch Townhomes Sale Trends

Most Cross Creek Ranch homes are detached single-family dwellings.

There are some townhome units available in nearby master-planned communities like Cinco Ranch.

Cross Creek Ranch Condo Sale Trends

Despite rapid development, there are very few multi-family and mid- or high-rise residential buildings in the west Katy and Fulshear area. There are some units further east, in the Energy Corridor and Memorial areas of Houston.

Here are a few condo buildings within the Memorial area:

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

Cross Creek Ranch TX History

Cross Creek Ranch debuted in 2008, under Trendmaker Homes. Later, Johnson Development Corp. acquired the master-planned community.

The community’s master plan is geared toward eco-friendly amenities and features. It has since received numerous awards, including the 2016 People’s Choice Award (Development of Distinction by the Houston Distrisct Council of the Urban Land Institute). Cross Creek Ranch has been named “Master-Planned Community of the Year” by the Greater Houston Builders Association twice, in 2012 and 2014.

More development is coming to the community, particularly in the west. Several neighborhood schools are slated to open within the community, as well as mixed use development.

With the Westpark Tollway expansion underway, Cross Creek Ranch’s popularity may continue to rise in the years to come.

Fun Things To Do Near Cross Creek Ranch

Cross Creek Ranch is known for its great community amenities: miles of trails and greenbelts, lakes, parks, a disc golf course, a fitness center, and a water park.

Located just off Cross Creek Bend Lane, Adventure Island Waterpark is a community favorite. Residents can enjoy the resort-style swimming pool, the 140-foot water slide, the lap lanes, wading pools, and tanning shelves. The water park also features the Splash-n-Spray Park. Flewellen Creek Pool, on the other hand, offers an infinity pool with lap lanes.

Cross Creek Ranch’s Canine Commons is geared toward the community’s four-legged residents. The dog park covers nearly an acre, and features fenced areas for large and small dogs, a covered pavilion, drinking fountains, and a wash area. Flewellen Creek Pool and the Cross Creek Ranch Canine Commons are both located along Flewellen Oaks Lane.

Arbor Park, another community hotspot, features two tennis courts, a basketball court, a beach volleyball court, a covered pavilion, and playgrounds. It also serves as the entry point for the Disc Golf Course.

Cross Creek Ranch homes are also minutes away from retail, dining, and entertainment, mostly along FM 1093. More options are available in the city of Katy and Cinco Ranch.

Here are some of Cross Creek Ranch Fulshear must-visit places:

Dining

  • Italian Maid Cafe
  • Essence House Cafe
  • Dekker’s Mesquite Grill
  • Yen Teppanyaki & Sushi Steakhouse
  • First Cup Cafe
  • Sapore Ristorante
  • Ray’s Grill
  • Victor’s Mexican Grill
  • Suzie Wong’s

Parks and Outdoor Recreation

  • Flewellen Creek Park
  • Arbor Park
  • Adventure Island Waterpark
  • Flewellen Creek Pool
  • Canine Commons
  • Polishing Pond
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Nightlife

  • Center Court Pizza and Brew
  • Sammy’s Sports Grill
  • Midnight Rodeo
  • The Growler Spot
  • Dish Society
  • World of Beer

Groceries

  • Dozier’s Grocery and Market
  • Kroger
  • H-E-B
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Sprouts Farmers Market
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Walmart
  • Harvest Natural Market

Golf

  • Meadow Brook Farms Golf Club
  • The Golf Club at Cross Creek Ranch
  • Weston Lakes Country Club

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