Luxury Oak Estates Homes For Sale
The allure of Oak Estates lies in its great Inner Loop location. It’s directly south of the prestigious River Oaks, and within a few minutes from Houston’s best recreational venues and business districts.
This sought-after neighborhood is the 4th most expensive Houston neighborhood due to:
- Great location: This Inner Loop neighborhood is less than a mile away from Uptown Houston and Galleria, and just a few minutes away from Downtown Houston.
- Excellent schools: Students are zoned to the one of the best public schools in Houston, and some of the top private schools are a few minutes from home.
- Increasing land value: Oak Estates homes for sale land value has increased by 25% in the last 5 years. Homebuyers make a great investment since most homes are sold for land value rather than home value.
- Aesthetic appeal: Large trees line the quiet winding streets filled roomy front lawns and provide a beautiful foreground to the timeless architecture and intricately designed Oak Estate homes.
Oak Estates real estate inventory is consistently low. With properties getting sold in as little as 2 weeks, finding the best Oak Estates realtor familiar with the neighborhood will allow you to find the best home in this competitive market.
For questions, advice, Oak Estates real estate recommendations, or off-market MLS listings, contact Paige Martin, head of the Houston Properties Team and rated as the best Keller Williams Memorial realtor the last four years.
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NOTE: Oak Estates homes are among the fastest selling real estate in Houston. Some of the properties are off-market (not publicly listed). For more information on available luxury Oak Estates homes for sale call Paige Martin at 713-384-5177 or email Paige@HoustonProperties.com
Guide To Luxury Oak Estates Homes
Oak Estates Houston was developed in the 1940’s at about the same time as neighboring Highland Village. Some of the initial 150 lots have been combined to make room for bigger homes, which adds to the variety of properties in Oak Estates today.
The neighborhood is within the 77027 Houston zip code of Harris County. It is bordered by San Felipe St. to the north, Willowick Rd. to the east, Westheimer Rd. to the south, and the Union Pacific Railroad tracks to the west.
Oak Estates deed restrictions only allow properties to be used as single-family residences. This doesn’t affect the area’s walkability though as there are plenty of businesses around the neighborhood.
With the Highland Village Shopping Center and Central Market Houston just outside the neighborhood, almost all errands can be accomplished on foot.
There are many new constructions in Oak Estates. Due to architectural restrictions and regulations ensure all properties are meticulously maintained, the neighborhood continues to be one of the most luxurious enclaves in Houston.
Oak Estates most expensive homes can go as high as around $2.7 million. Homes in the higher price ranges generally have over 6,000 square foot of living space, and as many 6 bedrooms.
Even traditionally designed new constructions are fitted with the best updates. These luxury Oak Estates homes have beautifully designed lawns, handcrafted fixtures, and top-of-the-line appliance packages.
With a median sales price increase of 155% over the past decade, Oak Estates homes are some of the best Houston neighborhoods to invest in.
Nearby zip codes include 77046, 77098, 77019, 77007, 77008, 77024, 77056, 77401, and 77005. (View Houston zip code map.)
Oak Estates: Fun Things To Do In The Neighborhood
Oak Estates deed restrictions prohibit the use of any property for other than a single-family residence. The River Oaks area however is one of the Houston neighborhoods with best access to commercial establishments.
Highland Village Shopping Center, one of Houston’s prime retail and dining areas, is just outside the neighborhood along Westheimer and Drexel.
For over 50 years, the palm trees lining the exterior of Highland Village has been a distinct feature along with several of Houston’s favorite dining establishments.
The traditional green and white walls of the famous New York steakhouse Smith & Wollensky is a neighborhood icon along Westheimer.
Houston’s only flagship Apple store is along Drexel, and it’s not only them that recognizes the shopping center’s unique appeal. Starbucks opened their first Houston location in Highland Village and continues to serve residents of Oak Estates homes.
Central Market Houston is an easy walk from anywhere in the neighborhood just across Westheimer. It offers a wide selection of domestic and imported goods, from fresh produce to prepared meals.
On weekends, delight yourself with the fresh offerings of the Urban Harvest Farmer’s Market on 3000 Richmond Ave, just a 5 minute drive from Oak Estates homes for sale.
For more shopping options, the Galleria is just across the loop while the River Oaks Shopping Center is a few minutes away on West Gray.
The River Oaks Parkis near the corner of Westheimer and Timber Ln. The park offers a playground, a hike and bike trail, tennis courts, a basketball court, and a sports field.
Other fun places to visit near Oak Estates include:
- Ouisie’s Table
- Zoe’s Kitchen
- Drexel House
- RA Sushi
- The Railyard
- L.A. Bar
- Velvet Melvin Pub
- Lizard’s Pub
- Hebert’s Specialty Meats
- Crate and Barrel
- Central Market
- Past Era Antique Jewelry
- Edwards Theaters Greenway
- Arader Galleries
- The Beer Can House
- River Oaks Theatre
- Olympia Park
- Sleepy Hollow Park
- Meyer Park
- Levy Dog Park
- Elliott Park
Oak Estates Houston Realtor – Paige Martin
As featured on Fox News in the Morning, the 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 amongst the very top Keller Williams agents in the Houston area.
Paige is ranked as one of the top realtors in Oak Estates Houston, and the state of Texas. Read more about the over 65 awards she’s won in the last few years.
Paige works with a tremendous number of buyers and sellers within the Inner Loop. For a specific recommendation of neighborhoods, homes or properties based upon your personal style, goals & price point, please contact Paige Martin, head of the Houston Properties Teamm & Broker Associate at Paige@HoustonProperties.com or 713-384-5177.