Lake Houston Real Estate Guide

Lake Houston homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Lake Houston Real Estate Guide

The Lake Houston region is a 12,000-acre development area that is home to some of Houston's Best Golf Course Communities and Best Houston Suburbs. Lake Houston is 25 kilometers from Downtown Houston to the northeast, which started as a reservoir on the San Jacinto River in 1953.

Lake Houston properties are in demand because of the following features:

The real estate in Lake Houston is tricky to explore because it is home to many master-planned communities and subdivisions. Homebuyers can greatly benefit from the assistance of a top realtor familiar with the Lake Houston area.

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

“With over 15 years of dedicated experience in the real estate industry, Lisa Iglesias with HPT exemplifies the epitome of professionalism. Her commitment to client care and unwavering integrity sets a standard that distinguishes her as a reliable and trustworthy real estate professional. Working with Lisa is 100% the best experience I had!” - Raphie Siguenza (Google Review)

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Lake Houston Homes For Sale

$374,900
5 Beds, 2 Baths
3615 Windhill Lane
$205,000
2 Beds, 2 Baths
105 B Lakeview Terrace #105B
$374,888
3 Beds, 2 Baths
3330 Hemingway Drive
$269,800
4 Beds, 2 Baths
10415 Enchanted
$560,500
4 Beds, 3 Baths
43 Winged Foot Drive
$139,000
1 Bed, 1 Bath
3900 Aspen Drive #C102

Lake Houston Homes For Rent

$1,910
2 Beds, 2 Baths
1510 League Line Road #3102
$1,715
2 Beds, 2 Baths
1510 League Line Road #3201
$1,575
1 Bed, 1 Bath
1510 League Line Road #3103
$1,975
3 Beds, 2 Baths
4295 Roaring Timber Drive
$2,500
4 Beds, 3 Baths
12822 Water Dive Court
$1,950
3 Beds, 2 Baths
10739 Highpoint Lane

Table of Contents

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

Lake Houston Home Sale Trends

Lake Houston Real Estate Trends

The Lake Houston area is a 12,000-acre development that is home to some of Houston's Best Gold Course Communities and Best Houston Suburbs.

The real estate in Lake Houston is tricky to explore because it is home to many master-planned communities and subdivisions. A top Realtor that is familiar with the Lake Houston region can be of great help to homebuyers.


Lake Houston Best Realtor Insights

The Lake Houston region is a 12,000-acre development located 25 miles northeast of Downtown Houston.

Buying Lake Houston Home


Lake Houston Maps, Location & Zip Code

Lake Houston Map

Commute Time Lake Houston
Downtown (min) 35
Med Ctr (min) 40
Energy Corridor (min) 45
Galleria (min) 45

Map of Lake Houston

Highlights Lake Houston
Amenities There are six golf courses in the Lake Houston region, in addition to many bikeways and scenic trails. The incredible natural beauty is not the only thing that is thriving. There are also entertaining amenities for the whole family to enjoy. Houston Zoo, The Museum of Fine Arts, White Oak Music Hall, Water Parks, and Art Car Museum are a few worth visiting.

Lake Houston master-planned communities like Generation Park, are also designed to accommodate college campuses, as well as a growing trail system, restaurants, stores, and offices.
Golf Courses Lake Houston has two of the Best Golf Course Communities in Houston: Memorial Park and Hermann Park.

Six golf courses found in the region include:

- Memorial Park (public)
- Hermann Park (public)
- Sharpstown Park (public)Run
- Edwin Watts Golf (private)
- Houston Country Club (private)
- Wildcat Golf Club (semi-private)
Run / Bike Trails The Lake Houston region has amenities and natural scenery to enjoy such as:

- Weiss Park
- Tanglewood Park
- Grady Park
- The Park on San Felipe
- Memorial Park Hike and Bike Trailhead
- Houston Arboretum & Nature Center
- Russ Pitman Park
- Cullen Running Trails Center
- Buffalo Bayou Park Trail
- Memorial Park Running Center
Nearby Retail / Dining Lake Houston is home to various shopping and retail centers, entertainment venues, and dining establishments, including:

RETAIL
- Supernova Furniture Retail Store & Outlet Center
- T.J. Maxx
- Four Corners Office/Retail Complex
- Streamline Retail
- Texas Retail Properties
- Macy's
- Retail Connection

DINING
- Adair Kitchen
- The Daily Grill
- Post Oak Grill
- White Oak Kitchen & Drinks
- Bazille
- Etoile Cuisine Et Bar
- Grand Lux Cafe

ENTERTAINMENT
- Dave & Buster's
- Marq-E Entertaiment Center
- The Deck on Fountainview
- Bovada
- Jake's Sports Bar
- Better Luck Tomorrow
Major Employers - Walmart Supercenter
- Memorial Hermann Health System
- H-E-B
- The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
- McDonald's
- Houston Methodist Hospital
- Kroger
- United Airlines
- Schlumberger
- Shell Oil Co.
- Exxon Mobil Corp.
- Texas Children’s Hospital
- HCA

Lake Houston Schools

Top Elementary Schools Great Schools Ranking
Madeley Ranch Elem 8
Montgomery Elem (Montgomery) 8


Top Middle Schools Great Schools Ranking
Montgomery Jr High 7

The majority of the Lake Houston neighborhood is under the Montgomery Independent School District (MISD), with parts zoned to the Conroe Independent School District (CISD) and New Waverly Independent School District (NWISD).

These districts have National Blue Ribbon Program-awarded schools and schools that have ratings of 10/10 and 9/10 rating from GreatSchools.Org.

The top-ranked schools that serve Lake Houston include Giesinger Elementary, New Waverly Elementary, Montgomery Junior High, and Montgomery High.

There are several reputable private schools close to the neighborhood as well.

*Note: For a more detailed guide to schools zoned to Lake Houston homes, check our Houston’s Best Schools OR email me at PMartin@HoustonProperties.com.


Elementary Schools


Public Elementary Schools zoned to Lake Houston include:


Middle Schools


Public Middle schools zoned to Lake Houston include:


High Schools


Public High Schools serving Lake Houston include:


Lake Houston Private Schools


The following are a few of the most renowned private schools in the Lake Houston area.

To find an updated listing of all the Lake Houston real estate zoned to any specific public school, please send an email to 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.


Lake Houston Real Estate Market

Lake Houston Single-Family Home Sale Trends


Communities that offer a good selection of single-family homes surround Lake Houston. Single-family houses are the most common real estate bought and sold in Lake Houston.

Lake Houston homes boast traditional, modern, and contemporary styles.

Prices for Lake Houston homes for sale can start at around $450,000 up to $1.3 million.


Lake Houston Townhome Sales Trends


Some of Houston's best neighborhoods and suburbs encircle Lake Houston. Most of which have townhomes available. The list includes Kingwood and Humble.

Lake Houston townhomes feature more traditional architectural styles. Townhomes here differ in prices depending on the neighborhood's location.


Lake Houston Condo Sale Trends


Currently, there are no mid- or high-rise Lake Houston condos for sale, but plenty of units are available in the surrounding areas.

Several condo buildings that are within the neighborhood:

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.

The Houston Properties Team are expert in Lake Houston real estate. Kindly contact us if you'd like to see Houston condos or learn more about properties that could fit you.


Lake Houston TX History


Lake Houston is a working lake. The city of Houston built the lake to provide drinking water.

In 1951, the building of the Lake Houston dam began. Ambursen Engineering built the San Jacinto Dam in Lake Houston.

In December 1953, the construction of the dam was complete. Impoundment of water began on April 9, 1954. The City of Houston currently owns and manages the multi-purpose lake.

To this day, supplying drinking water remains its main purpose.
Due to its location, Lake Houston's community continues its development of single-family homes to meet growing demands in the area.


Fun Things To Do in Lake Houston


Lake Houston offers several exclusive golf courses and country clubs. Residents can take advantage of the Atascocita Golf Club and Walden on Lake Houston Golf & Country Club. The clubs' golf courses are next to the lake.

Several parks and recreational areas are also a short drive away. Its amenities include hiking trails and playgrounds.

Here are some of Lake Houston's must-visit places:

Dining
Golf
Groceries
Park

Best Lake Houston Realtor - Paige Martin


As featured on Fox News in the Morning, Houston Business Journal, Houston Chronicle, 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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