Frostwood Real Estate Guide
Frostwood homes for sale & insider real estate guide
A small residential enclave of over 300 luxury homes, Frostwood is a private community with large wooded lots. The community feature multi-award-winning schools and a central location within the Memorial area.
Frostwood residents enjoy:
EXCLUSIVITY: The median sales price of Frostwood homes is over $900,000. The community’s strong property values make it one of the Most Expensive Neighborhoods in Houston. (See also The Salary Requirements Needed to Live Comfortably in Houston’s Best Neighborhoods.)
PROXIMITY TO EMPLOYMENT CENTERS: The community is around 3 miles away from the Westchase District. The community is about 5 miles away from the Energy Corridor and Galleria. Memorial City’s medical complex is just a few blocks from Frostwood homes. They are also known as Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.
MULTI-AWARD WINNING SCHOOLS: Three National Blue Ribbon Schools serve the community. The Memorial High School, Memorial Middle School, and Frostwood Elementary are among those. The highly regarded Spring Branch Independent School District (SBISD) has some of the best schools in the Greater Houston area.
FANTASTIC ACCESS: Nestled near Katy Freeway (I-10) and Sam Houston Parkway (Beltway 8) meet. Frostwood homes have excellent access to some of the area’s main arteries, including Gessner Road and Memorial Drive. The neighborhood has Bunker Hill to the east, Memorial City to the north, and Memorial Green to the south. Frostwood homes are conveniently located near Beltway 8 (Sam Houston Parkway) and Interstate 10. (Katy Freeway).
NEAR RETAIL AND ENTERTAINMENT: Frostwood’s proximity to Memorial City gives residents easy access to Memorial City Mall. The Memorial City Mall is a shopping center with more than 140 retail shops and restaurants. Anchor stores include JCPenney, Dillard’s, Macy’s, Sears, and Target. Other options aren’t too far away. The CityCentre and Town & Country Village are both a short drive away.
LARGE WOODED LOTS: Homes in Frostwood typically sit on spacious wooded lots (by Houston standards). Size range from 9,000 to more than 13,000 square feet. Like most homes in the Memorial area, the community’s homes have ample setbacks and are deed-restricted.
ACTIVE HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION: The Frostwood Community Improvement Association handles the community’s deed restrictions. They also take the building guidelines, helping keep the neighborhood’s overall look and atmosphere.
Frostwood real estate can be tricky to navigate. Busy main roads (like Memorial Drive and Gessner Road) can affect resale values. Some homes can sell at a premium, while others sell at slightly lower prices.
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Frostwood Homes For Sale
4 Beds, 3 Baths
12426 Broken Arrow Street
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12203 Rip Van Winkle Drive
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27130 Liberty Heights Lane
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5618 Cerritos Drive
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4508 Old Yale Street #G
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1613 Prospect Street
Table of Contents
- Frostwood Home Sale Trends
- Frostwood Best Realtor Insights
- Frostwood Maps, Location & Zip Code
- Frostwood Schools
- Frostwood Real Estate Market
Frostwood Home Sale Trends
Frostwood dates back to 1960, and ranch fashion to Mid-Century modern architecture is evident in the community. With Memorial Green and Bunker Hill Village nearby, Frostwood has become a retreat within the metropolitan.
Frostwood is known for its:
EXCLUSIVITY: Frostwood homes have a median price of over $900,000 and are considered one of the most well-sought neighborhoods in Houston. Its strong civic club and police protection have made Frostwood a destination for families in search of the perfect dwelling.
EXCELLENT SCHOOLS: Frostwood is located within Spring Branch ISD borders. There are many reputable religious institutions and Montessori-styled campuses within a walkable distance.
SMALL TOWN ATMOSPHERE: Frostwood is nestled in the Memorial area east and west of Gessner, surrounded by towering pines and lush greenery. The general vibe of the community is more rural than other Houston areas due to Frostwood’s small size and population tracking.
Due to the diligence of the homeowners association, the area enjoys a consistent and timeless general look and atmosphere. Single-family ranch-style homes from the 1960s are updated and kept for an old, country-living atmosphere.
Frostwood Best Realtor Insights
Located inside the Beltway, Frostwood is a small residential area north of the Westchase Business District.
The neighborhood lies in the area south of Interstate 10 and east of Beltway 8. Frostwood homes have easy access to Gessner Road and Memorial Drive.
Frostwood homes situate near schools, retail centers, and major business and employment hubs.
Most Frostwood homes date back to the 1950s and 60s, all beautifully updated and maintained. Thanks to its deed restrictions, Frostwood has been able to maintain its overall look and feel.
Like its neighbor Bunker Hill, Frostwood displays a distinct, country-living atmosphere. Homes tucked within large wooded lots line the neighborhood’s streets.
Frostwood homes are zoned to the highly-rated Spring Branch Independent School District. National Blue Ribbon Schools, such as Memorial High, Memorial Middle, and Frostwood Elementary, serve the area.
The neighborhood has Bunker Hill to the east, Memorial City to the north, and Memorial Green to the south.
The neighborhood’s proximity to Memorial City gives residents easy access to some of the area's best shopping and dining options.
Homes in the area feature large lots with sizes ranging from 9,000 to more than 13,000 square feet. Home sizes are between 2,000 to more than 6,000 square feet.
Three- to four-bedroom floor plans are common in the area. The most expensive Frostwood real estate can feature more than 5 bedrooms.
Frostwood real estate is among the most expensive in Houston. The median home price is over $900,000. Prices of Frostwood homes for sale can range from $500,000 to more than $2,000,0000.
Frostwood Maps, Location & Zip Code
|Med Ctr (min)
|Energy Corridor (min)
|Frostwood residents can access a variety of parks and outdoor spaces. Memorial Park and Bear Creek Pioneers Park are some of the local playgrounds that offer residents outdoor getaways.
Frostwood is close to famous art galleries, restaurants, and nighttime outlets located past the area.
Frostwood citizens also have a favorable distance to nearby shopping malls, boutiques, and retail spots.
|- Lakeside Country Club
|Run / Bike Trails
|- Spring Branch Trail
- Emnora Lane Hike & Bike Trail
- Addicks Dam Road Southeast
- Edith L Moore Nature Sanctuary
|Nearby Retail / Dining
- Anything Bling Boutique
- Urban Outfitters
- Free People
- Old Navy
- The Union Kitchen
- Bowl & Barrel
- The General Public
- La Madeleine
- Einstein Bros. Bagels
- Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
- By Popular Demand
- Cowboy Surfer
- Fireside Bar
- Radio Milano
- Ron's Pub
- Westchase Tavern
- Beltway Stop Food Store
- Everest Food Mart
- Target Grocery
|- Major Energy Services
- BMC Software
- BP Energy Company
- Durotech Inc.
- Air Liquide
- Anslow-Bryant Construction, Ltd.
|Top Elementary Schools
|Great Schools Ranking
|Bunker Hill Elem
|Top Middle Schools
|Great Schools Ranking
Frostwood homes are zoned to the Spring Branch Independent School District (SBISD).
Aboded in Hedwig Village, the Spring Branch ISD is a highly-rated school district with some National Blue Ribbon Schools. Frostwood Elementary, Memorial Middle, and Memorial High School have already received many awards.
Students in the area may attend the following public schools:
- Frostwood Elementary School at 12214 Memorial Dr. Some of the academic programs that Frostwood Elementary has offered are Bilingual, G/T education, and Fine Arts, among others. It gained its title as a National Blue Ribbon School twice. It received a 10/10 rating from GreatSchool.org.
- Memorial Middle School at 12550 Vindon Dr. Memorial Middle School is nestled some blocks northwest of Frostwood. The school opened in 1963 and is one of the SBISD’s top-rated schools. It gained its title as a National Blue Ribbon School, and it offers a wide variety of athletics programs. It has a 9/10 rating from GreatSchool.org.
- Memorial High School at 935 Echo Ln. Located in Hedwig Village, Memorial High School is one of the most highly regarded schools in the Memorial area. It opened its doors in 1962 and has received many recognitions and awards. The College Readiness Award, Gold Performance Award, and High Performing School Award were earned. It gained the title of a National Blue Ribbon School and Honor Roll School.
Frostwood Houston Private Schools
The following are some of the more notable private schools near Frostwood:
Grace School at 10219 Ella Lee Ln.
Ascension Episcopal School at 2525 Seagler Rd.
River Oaks Academy at 10600 Richmond Ave.
Wesley Academy at 10573 Westpark Dr.
Alexander-Smith Academy at 10255 Richmond Ave.
Primrose School of the Westchase District at 3191 Briarpark Dr.
Saint Francis Episcopal Day School at 335 Piney Point Rd.
Cecilia Catholic School at 11740 Joan of Arc Dr.
The Kinkaid School at 201 Kinkaid School Dr.
To find an updated listing of all Frostwood 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 Frostwood 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.
Frostwood Real Estate Market
Frostwood Single-Family Home Sale Trends
Frostwood showcases homes very like those found in the affluent Memorial Villages. The community’s deed restrictions and design guidelines kept the neighborhood's value to compete in the market.
Frostwood homes typically sit on large lots (by Houston standards) with towering mature trees. Lot sizes are between 9,000 to more than 13,000 square feet. Floor plans can range from 3 to 5 bedrooms, and home sizes can vary between 2,000 to more than 6,000 square feet.
Like in nearby Memorial area neighborhoods, homes in Frostwood date back to the 1950s and 60s. Some Frostwood homes are relatively newer, though most of the area’s original homes still line the neighborhood’s streets.
Traditional and ranch-style homes are more common in the neighborhood.
Frostwood homes for sale can start at around $500,000. The most expensive homes in the area can fetch price tags of more than $2,000,000.
Frostwood Townhomes Sale Trends
There are no townhomes in Frostwood. There are, yet, plenty of townhome options available in nearby neighborhoods.
The Houston Properties Team are expert in Frostwood real estate. Please contact us if you'd like to see Houston townhomes or learn more about properties that could be a fit for you.
Frostwood Condo Sale Trends
There are no mid- or high-rise Frostwood condos for sale, but plenty of units are available in the surrounding areas.
Several condo buildings are located in the Memorial area, including:
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. To see other condos within Downtown Houston, see Downtown Condos. To see condos within Museum District, see Museum District Condos.
The Houston Properties Team are expert in Frostwood real estate. Please contact us if you'd like to see Houston condos or learn more about buildings that could be a fit for you.
Frostwood TX History
The area where Frostwood lies was primarily rural, with farms and sawmills dotting the lush expanse around the Buffalo Bayou.
A couple of things contributed to the area’s development, not just the completion and improvement of roads leading to downtown. Houston’s housing boom and later westward expansion also boost the community's progression.
After WWII, developers started building subdivisions along the Buffalo Bayou. Most homes built during this period were marketed toward middle- and upper-class families.
During the same period in the 1950s and 60s, Houston was expanding its borders. The city started annexing unincorporated neighborhoods outside Loop 610. This includes Frostwood and the rest of the Memorial West area. The nearby Memorial Villages filed for incorporation and became independent cities.
Today, Frostwood is among the most expensive neighborhoods in Houston. Strong property values in the area can also be attributed to many things. This includes the community’s deed restrictions, active homeowners association, and central location.
Fun Things To Do Near Frostwood
The community’s location near the bustling commercial district along Beltway 8 and Gessner Road is an excellent asset to the property. Residents don’t have to travel far to dining, retail, and entertainment hubs. Memorial Drive and Interstate 10 (Katy Freeway) also offer various options.
The Memorial City Mall, located some blocks north of Frostwood homes, is a renovated retail center. Its anchor stores include Macy’s, Dillard’s, JCPenney, Target, and Sears. The Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center sits right across Gessner from the mall.
The CityCentre Plaza lies northwest of Frostwood, near the interchange where Beltway 8 and Interstate 10 meet. Designed to be a pedestrian-friendly mall, it houses some restaurants and stores. Just south of CityCentre, the upscale Town and Country Village features more retail and dining options.
The Lantern Lane Shopping Center is situated just outside Frostwood. Other points of interest nearby include Bendwood Park and the Terry Hershey Park Hike and Bike Trail.
Here are some must-visit places in Frostwood Houston:
- The Union Kitchen
- Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill
- Empire Turkish Grill
- Goode Company Seafood
- Izakaya Wa
- Taste of Texas
- Sultan Pepper
- Kim Son Cafe
- Reginelli’s Pizzeria
- Lantern Lane Shopping Center
- Memorial City Mall
- CityCentre Plaza
- Town & Country Village
- Pour Society
- Monnalisa Bar
- 024 Lounge
- The Method
- Yard House
- The Marque
- Milano Club
- Vine Wine Room
- Blue Lagoon Club
- The Capital Grille
- The Fresh Market
- Rice Epicurean Markets
- 99 Ranch Market
- Terry Hershey Park
- Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary
Best Frostwood 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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