GRAND LAKES REAL ESTATE GUIDE

2022 Grand Lakes homes for sale & insider real estate guide

GRAND LAKES REAL ESTATE GUIDE

Located some 8 miles south of the city of Katy, the Grand Lakes is a community known for its great atmosphere. High-performing schools also serve the neighborhood.

Other factors that make Grand Lakes real estate among the most desirable in the area include:

Grand Lakes real estate can be tricky to navigate. There are many available home types, styles, and sizes. Consulting with the best Grand Lakes Katy realtor can greatly benefit homebuyers.

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

"Houston Properties Team helped us to sell our condo within a week and closed it within a month. It was really an amazing experience. The entire process was very smooth. They provided the timeline schedule so we know exactly where we are and what to expect. They are the best professional real estate team we have ever worked with. Excellent teamwork from the beginning to the end!" - Sandra Chao (Google Review)

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Grand Lakes Homes For Sale

$785,000
5 Beds, 4 Baths
6906 Spring Run Lane
$595,000
5 Beds, 3 Baths
6426 Winding Cove Lane
$350,000
4 Beds, 2 Baths
22551 Bristolwood Court
$385,000
4 Beds, 2 Baths
20942 Field Manor Lane
$639,000
5 Beds, 4 Baths
21519 Briar Landing Lane
$319,000
3 Beds, 2 Baths
22426 Bristolwood Court

Grand Lakes Homes For Rent

$4,500
5 Beds, 3 Baths
5007 Barlow Bend Lane
$2,850
4 Beds, 2 Baths
22111 Shady Heath Lane
$2,795
4 Beds, 2 Baths
20951 Field Manor Lane
$2,150
3 Beds, 2 Baths
6306 Breezy Hollow Lane
$5,200
6 Beds, 4 Baths
7011 Monarch Lake Lane
$2,400
4 Beds, 2 Baths
6011 Marble Hollow Lane

Table of Contents

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

Grand Lakes Home Sale Trends

Grand Lakes Real Estate Trends

The beautiful master-planned community Grand Lakes spans a 1,200-acre area in south Katy.

Located some 8 miles south of the city of Katy, the Grand Lakes community is known for its great atmosphere and high performing schools. Four of the Best Schools in the Greater Houston area serve Grand Lakes homes: Alexander Elementary, Griffin Elementary, Beckendorff Junior High, and Seven Lakes High School.

Grand Lakes is within Katy, one of Houston’s Best Suburbs. Like its neighbors Cinco Ranch and Seven Meadows, Grand Lakes features a variety of community amenities. Residents can enjoy the community’s parks, stocked lakes, and multi-use trails, among others.

Located just north of Westpark Tollway and on both sides of Grand Parkway, Grand Lakes offers great accessibility. Key districts in Fulshear, Richmond, and Houston are minutes away from the community.

Grand Lakes real estate range from large estates to traditional bungalows, some of which sit next to the community’s many lakes.


Grand Lakes Best Realtor Insights

A relatively small community of about 295 homes, Grand Lakes is located within the Greater Katy area, one of the top-ranked suburbs in Houston.

Located in one of Houston’s Best Suburbs, Grand Lakes is an upscale master-planned community.

Grand Lakes Katy TX


Grand Lakes Maps, Location & Zip Code

Grand Lakes Map

Commute Time Grand Lakes
Downtown (min) 30
Med Ctr (min) 30
Energy Corridor (min) 20
Galleria (min) 25

Map of Grand Lakes

Highlights Grand Lakes
Amenities Grand Lakes, Texas is a 1,250-acre master-planned community located in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of Houston within Fort Bend and Harris Counties.
Golf Courses Grand Lakes does not have any golf courses within its borders. However, several golf courses in neighboring communities are accessible such as:

- Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club
- The Golf Club at Cinco Ranch
- Willow Fork Country Club
Run / Bike Trails - Grand Lakes Park
- Frog Park
- Buffalo Bayou Nature Trail
- Fisherman's Trail
- Torchlite Terrace Park
- River Green Park
- Cinco Ranch II Park at Spring Lake
- Willow Fork Park
- George Bush Park Bike Trail
- Flewellen Creek Park
- Nottingham Park
Nearby Retail / Dining Grand Lakes offer a variety of dining, retail, and entertainment establishments nearby. Restaurants, groceries, and retail stores are accessible from Grand Lakes through major routes such as Grand Parkway. These establishments include:

- San Eatery
- Da Vinci Ristorante Italiano
- Carrabba's Italian Grill
- Smashburger
- MOD Pizza
- Local Table
- The Local Bar Katy
- Whole Foods
- H-E-B
- Hobby Lobby
- Verizon
- Peek Road Shopping Center

Residents also enjoy community amenities such as a dog park, several swimming pools, a community garden, and a playground within the borders of Great Lakes.
Major Employers - Academy Sports + Outdoors
- Dyna Drill Technologies
- Katy ISD
- Igloo Products
- Shamrock Communications
- BMW of West Houston

Grand Lakes Schools

Top Elementary Schools Great Schools Ranking
Alexander Elem (Katy) 9
Griffin Elem (Katy) 9


Top Middle Schools Great Schools Ranking
Beckendorff Jr High 10


Top High Schools Great Schools Ranking
Seven Lakes High 9

Grand Lakes homes are zoned to Katy Independent School District (KISD).

The Katy Independent School District (KISD) is one of the most highly regarded school districts in the Greater Houston area. Several KISD schools have been recognized in the Children at Risk’s Greater Houston Rankings. Among these schools, three serve Grand Lakes homes − Alexander Elementary, Beckendorff Junior High, and Seven Lakes High.


Elementary Schools



Middle Schools



High Schools


To find an updated listing of all Grand Lakes 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: 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.


Grand Lakes Real Estate Market

Grand Lakes Real Estate Trends


Grand Lakes Real Estate Trends

Grand Lakes real estate has posted steady increases over the last 10 years. Great schools, excellent community amenities, and high accessibility contribute to the community’s strong property values.

The median sales price of Grand Lakes homes increased by 80% in the last decade from $345,000 to $621,500.

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

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


Grand Lakes Single-Family Home Sale Trends


Grand Lakes Single Family Home

Grand Lakes real estate is made up of around 2,700 single-family homes, most of which are built around the community’s many lakes.

Apart from lake views, Grand Lakes homes often offer two-car garages, spacious lots, and traditional designs. Floor plans vary, ranging from 3- to 5-bedroom options. Smaller bungalows and patio homes can offer 2-bedroom 2-bath setups. Home sizes typically range from 2,000 to just under 5,000 square feet.

The most expensive homes in the area can feature 5 bedrooms and more than 4,000 square feet of living space.

Lot sizes, on the other hand, can be between 6,000 to more than 16,000 square feet.

Like most master-planned communities in Greater Katy, architectural styles in Grand Lakes lean toward traditional designs. Colonial aesthetics are also apparent in some homes in the area.

Prices for Grand Lakes homes for sale can start at around $200,000. The most expensive real estate in the area can sell for almost $900,000.


Grand Lakes Townhome Sales Trends


Grand Lakes Townhomes

There are no Grand Lakes townhomes available. Some smaller patio homes and bungalows are available in the area.

Nearby communities like Cinco Ranch do offer some townhomes within some of its sections.


Grand Lakes Condo Sale Trends


There are no Grand Lakes condos for sale. Nearby Houston districts like the Energy Corridor and Memorial do have a few mid-and high-rises residential buildings.

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.


Grand Lakes TX History


Grand Lakes is one of the master-planned communities within the Greater Katy area. Located in Fort Bend County, the land used to be mostly rural from the early 1900s until the 1940s.

At the time, farms and cattle ranches made up most of Greater Katy. Cinco Ranch, the master-planned community just north of Grand Lakes, used to be a working cattle farm.

Development in the areas around Grand Lakes started during the mid-1980s and continues up until today.

Grand Lakes itself was developed in phases, with the newest – Phase 4 – sitting west of Grand Parkway.


Fun Things To Do Near The Grand Lakes


Like most of Greater Katy’s master-planned communities, Grand Lakes offers a great variety of community amenities. Residents can enjoy catch and release fishing or simply relax in the community’s parks.

Each phase features homes built around a central park with a network of hike-and-bike trails around the community’s lakes. The community showcases 27 lakes. Some of these lakes are stocked.

Each of Grand Lakes’ phases also features community swimming pools, splash pads, tennis courts, putting greens, pavilions, and several playgrounds. The community also has a dog park and a community garden.

Grand Lakes Home

Though the community is mostly residential, some areas are reserved for commercial use. These commercial areas are near S Fry Road and Grand Parkway. Other notable retail centers are mere minutes away from Grand Lakes, including the LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch.

Here are some of Grand Lakes' must-visit places:

Dining
Community Amenities
Nightlife
Groceries
Golf

Map of Grand Lakes


Best Grand Lakes 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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