Bunker Hill Village Houston Private Schools
The following are some of the more notable private schools near Bunker Hill Village.
- St. Cecilia School at 11740 Joan of Arc Dr. Located in Hedwig Village, SCS is a non-profit coeducational school within the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The school’s curriculum centers of six core subjects (Theology, Mathematics, Sciences, Social Sciences, Literature, and English).
- The Kinkaid School at 201 Kinkaid School Dr. Kinkaid is one of the most prestigious private schools in the Houston area. It was originally located in Houston, but later moved to a bigger campus in Piney Point Village.
- Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart at 10202 Memorial Dr.Duchesne Academy is an all-girls Catholic school and is part of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston and the Independent School Association of the Southwest. The school serves students from grades K to 12.
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*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.
Bunker Hill Village is a deed-restricted, largely residential enclave. Through its building ordinances, the city has maintained its country-living vibe, as well as its reputation as one of the most desirable places to live in west of Houston.
Compared to its neighbors, Bunker Hill real estate has relatively grown slower, but by all accounts, still quite impressive. Single-family Bunker Hill homes for sale have a median sales price of more than $1,500,000.
Like Piney Point and Hunters Creek, Bunker Hill features large lots – ranging from 18,000 to more than 80,000 square feet. Home prices depend on a number of factors, including age of the home, lot size, and location, though most Bunker Hill homes sell for upwards of $1,000,000.
(Data sourced from the Houston Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service and is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.)
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Like most of the Memorial Villages, Bunker Hill features elegant homes on large wooded lots, tree-lined streets, and a tranquil atmosphere.
Tearing down or updating older homes has also become a trend in the city. Because of the trend, new construction custom-built homes populate the area and have driven home prices up.
There are, however, a number of older ranch-style homes still available in Bunker Hill. Some of these older properties are sold as lots, though they can still fetch prices of over $1,000,000.
Newer single-family homes in the area feature 5-bedroom and 5 1/2-bath floor plans, though more expensive properties can feature as many as 7 bedrooms and 7 and 2 half baths.
Like the rest of the Memorial Villages, Bunker Hill’s deed restrictions discourage townhomes. Homebuyers can look at nearby areas for townhomes as Bunker Hill real estate are mostly detached, single-family homes.
Bunker Hill Village Condo Sale Trends
Deed restrictions and zoning ordinances prevent the development of mid- and high-rise condominiums in Bunker Hill Village. However, there are condos in the areas nearby, including the following:
Bunker Hill Village TX History
Bunker Hill Village’s early history mirrors that of its neighbors – it was a rural community made up of farms and sawmills. A smattering of homes were also in the area.
During the 1950s and 60s, growing interest in the area as well as the completion of Katy Freeway led to a number of developments, including upper-middle-class subdivisions along the Buffalo Bayou.
Like Hunters Creek, Hedwig, and Piney Point, Bunker Hill Village was incorporated in 1954 with a mayor-council form of government. This ensured that the community and the surrounding villages kept their mainly residential zoning and way of life.
At the time, Houston was experiencing a suburban boom and was looking to expand its borders. Bunker Hill and the rest of the Memorial Villages succeeded in avoiding this annexation.
As an independent city, Bunker Hill operates the Memorial Villages Police Department with Piney Point and Hunters Creek. The Villages Fire Department and the Memorial Villages Water Authority serve the city.
Since its incorporation, Bunker Hill Village flourished and grew to house more and more people. Through its zoning ordinances and deed restrictions, the city has maintained its tranquil vibe amidst changes in and around the area.
From its humble beginnings, the neighborhood has grown into an affluent community of elegant homes and luxury mansions. Bunker Hill Village was included in Forbes’ 2008 list of “Top Suburbs to Live Well.”
Thanks to its location near the junction where Katy Freeway (I-10) and Sam Houston Parkway (Beltway 8) meet, there are plenty of things to do and see near Bunker Hill Village. Commercial establishments in Hedwig Village and Houston are also nearby.
The Galleria, a major retail and entertainment destination in Houston, is a short drive east of Bunker Hill Village. The Hedwig Shopping center is a few minutes away, while the Village Plaza at Bunker Hill is just across the freeway.
The Memorial City Mall, located along Katy Freeway, features JCPenney, Macy’s, Dillard’s, Target, and Sears. The CityCentre, on the other hand, is a located along Beltway 8. It is a relatively new, pedestrian-friendly mall that features several upscale boutiques, stores, and restaurants.
Memorial Park, one of the largest urban parks in the country, is also within reach of Bunker Hill Village. The Memorial Park Golf Course, an 18-hole municipal course with a slope rating of 122 and a course rating of 73, is located within the park. The Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, along with several miles of trails and picnic areas, are also within Memorial Park, just a couple of miles east of Bunker Hill.
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