Sherwood Forest Real Estate Guide

Sherwood Forest homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Sherwood Forest Real Estate Guide

Sherwood Forest is nestled in the close-in Memorial area. It is on the list of Houston’s original wealthy neighborhoods.
It features acres of wooded properties and expansive luxury homes.

The neighborhood is one in demand in the city, thanks to its:

Sherwood Forest real estate can be tricky to navigate. It has deed restrictions and limited available inventory. Homebuyers can benefit from the assistance of a top Memorial realtor. This realtor must be familiar with the area as well as the luxury real estate market.

For more information on available Sherwood Forest homes for sale and how they compare to nearby neighborhoods call Paige Martin at 713-425-4194 or email

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Sherwood Forest Homes For Sale

5 Beds, 6 Baths
612 Little John Lane
35,283 Sq Ft
832 E Friar Tuck Lane
3 Beds, 3 Baths
3215 Fairhope Street
4 Beds, 3 Baths
1246 Nicholson Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
5618 Cerritos Drive
2 Beds, 2 Baths
315 W. 13th Street

Table of Contents

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

Sherwood Forest Home Sale Trends

Sherwood Forest Real Estate Trends

Sherwood Forest sits within the Memorial Close In area. It is one of Houston's original wealthy neighborhoods.

Sherwood Forest has an active civics association that maintains and protects the community.

Sherwood Forest Best Realtor Insights

Sherwood Forest is one of the neighborhoods with an affluent Memorial Close In address.

Sherwood Forest Maps, Location & Zip Code

Sherwood Forest Map

Commute Time Sherwood Forest
Downtown (min) 25
Med Ctr (min) 35
Energy Corridor (min) 20
Galleria (min) 15

Map of Sherwood Forest

Highlights Sherwood Forest
Amenities Sherwood Forest is nestled in the Memorial Close In. A Memorial Close In location is home to affluent neighborhoods in Texas.

The area boasts close proximity to upscale malls and shops. West Houston's best retail centers such as Memorial City Mall and CityCentre are a short drive from Sherwood Forest.
Golf Courses - Memorial Park Golf Course and Driving Range
- Houston Country Club
Run / Bike Trails Limited Options
Nearby Retail / Dining Shopping:

- Briargrove Shopping Center
- Woodlake Square
- Memorial City Mall
- CityCentre
- Town and Country Shopping Center
- Westchase Shopping Center
- Woodlake Square
- The Galleria


- Tribute
- The Manor House
- Sushi Sakura
- Ranchero King Buffet
- Red Robin Gourmet Burgers & Brews

Leisure & Entertainment:

- Houston Polo Club
- The Forest Club
- Houston Indoor Tennis Club
- The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa
Major Employers Energy Corridor is a short drive away with companies such as:

- BP
- Citgo
- ConocoPhillips
- Dow Chemical
- ExxonMobil Chemical
- Foster Wheeler

Westchase and Galleria are a few miles from Sherwood Forest. It is home to:

- Chevron
- Phillips 66
- PetroChina
- Merrill Lynch
- Citigroup

Sherwood Forest Schools

Sherwood Forest homes are zoned to the award-winning Spring Branch Independent School District.

Students in the area may attend Hunters Creek Elementary, Spring Branch Middle School, and Memorial High School.

Elementary School

Middle School

High School

Sherwood Forest Private Schools

Several notable private schools are also located nearby such as:

*Note: For a more detailed guide to schools zoned to Sherwood Forest homes, check our Houston's Best Schools OR email me at

Sherwood Forest Real Estate Market

Sherwood Forest Single-Family Home Sale Trends

Sherwood Forest Home Sale

As one of Houston’s most exclusive neighborhoods, Sherwood Forest boasts sprawling homes designed by notable architects. Several wealthy retreat homes and hunting lodges from 1945 have been updated and maintained.

The neighborhood features homes in a variety of architectural designs. This includes traditional, Mediterranean, French, and contemporary and modern designs.

Most Sherwood Forest homes feature 4- to 5-bedroom floor plans. Homes in the neighborhood sit on generous lots with from 30,000 up to more than 110,000 square feet.

Homes for sale feature fully renovated expansive estates with luxurious details such as wine cellars, professionally equipped kitchens, private courtyards, and elevators.

Prices for Sherwood Forest homes for sale can start at around $1.5 to $10.5 million.

Sherwood Forest Condo and Townhome Sale Trends

Due to the active HOA in the area, there are no high-rise or mid-rise condos or townhomes in the Sherwood Forest.

Some of the notable condo buildings in proximity to Sherwood Forest include:

The Inner Loop features several condos, see Inner Loop Houston Condos guide to learn more. To see more condos within and near the Sherwood Forest area, please see Memorial Houston Condos.

Map of Sherwood Forest

Sherwood Forest TX History

Sherwood Forest was originally platted in 1945 and mostly featured wealthy retreat homes and hunting lodges. Some of the original homes created by noted architects of the time can still be found in the area.

Commercial establishments bloomed most notably along Memorial Drive and pass near the neighborhood. Government facilities followed suit. These include schools and fire and police services.

Today, the area displays opulent real estate. Sherwood Forest homes are done in several architectural styles including traditional, Mediterranean, French, and contemporary and modern designs.

Vintage homes are fully renovated. They are expansive estates with luxurious details such as wine cellars, professionally equipped kitchens, private courtyards, and elevators.

Fun Things To Do Near Sherwood Forest Houston

The 1,466-acre Memorial Park is located east of Sherwood Forest. Notable features of this sprawling park include the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center and the Memorial Park Golf Course.

The park also boasts miles of nature trails. The Memorial Park Golf Course has an 18-hole with an impressive course rating of 73. The course has a slope rating of 122.

Houston Country Club is also within a short drive from the neighborhood. Same with the golf courses, upscale shops, leisure, and entertainment venues are minutes away.

Residents enjoy a range of shopping options along Westheimer including The Galleria.

Fun Things Sherwood Forest

Here are just some of the must-visit places around Sherwood Forest:



Leisure & Entertainment

Golf Course

Sherwood Houston Realtor -- Paige Martin

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