Lakes of Bella Terra Richmond Homes, Neighborhood and Real Estate Guide

Lakes of Bella Terra TX Real Estate Guide

Voted “Best New Development in Fort Bend County”, Lakes of Bella Terra is a 725-acre master-planned community from award-winning developer Ryco Development.

Lakes of Bella Terra is one of Fort Bend’s newer master-planned communities. Made up of several sections, the community is known for its resort-style amenities, nature trails, and central location.

The community is highly popular for its:

  • GREAT AMENITIES: The community’s master plan features two recreation centers, a dog park, a swimming pool and splash park, several lakes and ponds (for catch and release fishing), pocket parks, a soccer field, tennis courts, and three nature trails.
  • CLOSE TO RETAIL AND DINING: The Shops at Bella Terra, located off Grand Parkway and Bella Terra Parkway, features over 600,000 square feet of retail and dining space. For more options, residents can take a short drive to LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch and Katy Mills Mall.
  • NEAR MAIN ROADS: Grand Parkway, Westpark Tollway/FM 1093, Bellaire Boulevard, and FM 723 are minutes away from the neighborhood. Grand Parkway connects the neighborhood to the city of Katy and the Energy Corridor to the north and Richmond to the south.

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  • LAKEFRONT HOMES: The most expensive Lakes of Bella Terra homes sit beside the water and have great views of the community’s lakes. Traditional single-family homes, patio/courtyard homes, and townhomes are also available in the neighborhood.
  • EXCELLENT LOCATION: Nestled at the southwest corner of Grand Parkway and Westpark Tollway/FM 1093, Lakes of Bella Terra homes are minutes away from key business and employment districts including the Energy Corridor, Westchase District, Memorial City, and the Galleria.
  • HIGHLY RATED SCHOOLS: Hubenak Elementary is among the most highly regarded Lamar Consolidated ISD schools. It is among the best schools in the Greater Houston area and is located within Lakes of Bella Terra.

Lakes of Bella Terra real estate can be a bit challenging to navigate due to the number of builders in the area, some of which are far superior than others.

Contact Paige Martin, one of Houston’s Best Realtors and one of Lakes of Bella Terra’s most active real estate agents, if you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Lakes of Bella Terra.

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12 Things Lakes of Bella Terra Real Estate Buyers Should Know

Located within one of Houston’s best suburbs, Lakes of Bella Terra is a new construction master-planned community at the southwest corner of Grand Parkway and Westpark Tollway.

  • The community’s master plan features two recreation centers, a dog park, a swimming pool and splash park, several lakes and ponds (for catch and release fishing), pocket parks, a soccer field, tennis courts, and three nature trails.
  • The Shops at Bella Terra, located off Grand Parkway and Bella Terra Parkway, features over 600,000 square feet of retail and dining space. For more options, residents can take a short drive to LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch and Katy Mills Mall.
  • Grand Parkway, Westpark Tollway/FM 1093, Bellaire Boulevard, and FM 723 are minutes away from the neighborhood. Grand Parkway connects the neighborhood to the city of Katy and the Energy Corridor to the north and Richmond to the south.
  • The most expensive Lakes of Bella Terra homes sit beside the water and have great views of the community’s lakes. Traditional single-family homes, patio/courtyard homes, and townhomes are also available in the neighborhood.
  • Nestled at the southwest corner of Grand Parkway and Westpark Tollway/FM 1093, Lakes of Bella Terra homes are minutes away from key business and employment districts including the Energy Corridor, Westchase District, Memorial City, and the Galleria.
  • Hubenak Elementary is among the most highly regarded Lamar Consolidated ISD schools. It is among the best schools in the Greater Houston area and is located within Lakes of Bella Terra.
  • Lakes of Bella Terra is made up of over 1,600 homes divided into several sections.
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  • The master-planned community is within Fort Bend County and Lakes of Bella Terra homes have Richmond addresses.
  • Lakes of Bella Terra homes typically feature 3- to 5-bedroom floor plans spread over 1,600 to more than 7,000 square feet of living space.
  • Lot sizes range from 6,000 to more than 18,000 square feet.
  • Architectural styles in the master-planned community range from traditional and Mediterranean aesthetics with stone and stucco or brick veneer exteriors.
  • Prices for Lakes of Bella Terra homes for sale range from $200,000 to over $1,300,000.

Lakes of Bella Terra Maps And Location

Lakes of Bella Terra covers a 725-acre area south of Westpark Tollway/FM 1093 and west of Grand Parkway. The master-planned community is from Ryco Development, and is made up of more than 1,600 homes divided into several sections.

The community is about 9 miles south of the city of Katy and about 10 miles north of Richmond.

Lakes of Bella Terra’s master plan includes a rec center, three nature trails, lakes and ponds (for catch and release fishing), a dog park, soccer fields, a fitness center, a sand volleyball court, lighted tennis courts, and a junior Olympic swimming pool and water park.

The master-planned community is within Fort Bend County and Lakes of Bella Terra homes have Richmond addresses. Lamar Consolidated ISD serves the neighborhood and has one campus within the community, Hubenak Elementary School.

The Shops at Bella Terra is located just outside the community, along Bella Terra Parkway and Grand Parkway. The retail center offers a number of retail and dining options. More are available minutes away at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch and Katy Mills Mall.

Lakes of Bella Terra residents have easy access to main thoroughfares including Grand Parkway, Westpark Tollway/FM 1093, Bellaire Boulevard, Katy-Gaston Road, and FM 723.

Key business and employment centers like the Energy Corridor, Westchase, Memorial City, and the Galleria are highly accessible from the community.

Lakes of Bella Terra Richmond real estate are within the 77406 zip code. (View Houston zip code map.)

 

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Neighborhoods Near Lakes of Bella Terra TX

West of Lakes of Bella Terra

North of Lakes of Bella Terra

East of Lakes of Bella Terra

  • Parkway Lakes
  • Lost Creek
  • Lakemont
  • Meadow Ranch
  • The Meadows
  • Grand Meadow at Parkway Lakes

South of Lakes of Bella Terra

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Lakes of Bella Terra TX Schools

Lakes of Bella Terra homes are zoned to Lamar Consolidated ISD schools.

Lamar Consolidated Independent School District, or Lamar CISD, has received a “Met Standard” rating from the Texas Education Agency in 2013. It was given an Excellence in Education award by HEB in 2009.

Hubenak Elementary School is located within the master-planned community.

Elementary Schools

Public Elementary Schools zoned to Lakes of Bella Terra include:

  • Hubenak Elementary School at 11344 Rancho Bella Pkwy. One of the best schools in the Greater Houston area, the school was named for Joe Hubenak, a former legislator. Hubenak Elementary is home to the Huskies and offers a Gifted and Talented (GT) program. The school is located within Lakes of Bella Terra.

Middle Schools

  • Leaman Junior High School at 93403 Charger Way. Named for a highly respected member of the Fort Bend community, Dean Leaman Junior High School opened in 2016. It offers several extracurricular activities, as well as fine arts and athletics programs.

High Schools

  • Foster High School at 4400 FM 723. Opened in 2001, John and Randolph Foster High School is named for members of Austin’s Old Three Hundred, early settlers in the area. The school is home to the Falcons, and offers a wide variety of athletics programs.
  • Fulshear High School at 9302 Bois D’Arc Ln. Named for one of the area’s earliest settlers and a member of Austin’s Old Three Hundred, the school opened in 2016. It is known for the Fulshear High School Charger Band, which has received several awards.

Lakes of Bella Terra Houston Private Schools

The following are some of the more notable private schools in and around Lakes of Bella Terra.

  • Westlake Preparatory Lutheran Academy at 23300 Bellaire Blvd.
  • The Learning Experience at 24414 Mirandola Ln.
  • Aristoi Classical Academy at 11st St.
  • British Private Prep School at 25935 Cinco Terrace Dr.
  • Cavalry Episcopal School at 1201 Austin St.
  • Cinco Ranch Montessori School at 2530 Peek Rd.
  • Faith West Academy at 2225 Porter Rd.
  • Katy Adventist Christian School at 1913 East Ave.
  • Katy Christian Academy at 1941 Westborough Dr.
  • Mirus Academy at 5561 3rd St.
  • St. John XXIII High School at 1800 N Grand Pkwy.
  • Sugar Creek Montessori of Katy at 7222 Gaston Rd.
  • The Goddard School at 5220 Ranch Point Dr.

To find an updated listing of all Lakes of Bella Terra real estate zoned to any specific public school, please send an email to Paige Martin at Paige@HoustonProperties.com with the property preference and budget that you’re working with.

*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.

Lakes of Bella Terra Real Estate Trends

Lakes of Bella Terra real estate have steadily increased over the past decade, thanks to the community’s continued popularity. The median appraised value of homes in the community is at around $310,000.

Lakes of Bella Terra offers a mix of townhomes and patio homes, single-family properties, and bigger lakeside estates.

Several builders offer homes in the area, including Ashton Woods, Brighton Homes, Chesmar Homes, D.R. Horton, Gehan Homes, Grand View Builders, Homes by David Powers, K. Hovnanian, Mike Harrison, Perry Homes, Trendmaker Homes, and Westport.

The master-planned community has remained a great option thanks to its great location and easy accessibility.

(Data sourced from the Houston Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service and is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.)

For updated information regarding Lakes of Bella Terra real estate pricing and trend analysis, please contact Paige Martin at Paige@HoustonProperties.com.

Lakes of Bella Terra Single-Family Home Sale Trends

Lakes of Bella Terra is known for its new construction single-family homes. The community features homes built between 2007 to 2017.

Lakes of Bella Terra homes typically feature 3- to 5-bedroom floor plans spread over 1,600 to more than 7,000 square feet of living space. Common features include attached 2-car garages, oversized lots, fire places, and spacious master suites.

Some homes have been updated and upgraded with garden tubs, swimming pools, and game room/media rooms.

Architectural styles in the master-planned community range from traditional and Mediterranean aesthetics with stone and stucco or brick veneer exteriors.

The most expensive Lakes of Bella Terra homes often sit on larger lots and more spacious living areas. High ceilings, grand staircases, island kitchens, and wine cellars are common features. These elegant homes often feature views of the lake as well.

Lot sizes range from 6,000 to more than 18,000 square feet.

Prices for Lakes of Bella Terra homes for sale tend to start at around $200,000. Lakeside homes and bigger estates can sell for over $1,300,000.

Lakes of Bella Terra Townhomes Sale Trends

Some sections of Lakes of Bella Terra offer townhome and patio home (courtyard home) options. Most are newly constructed, built between 2015 to 2017.

Lakes of Bella Terra townhomes often offer 3-bedroom 2 and 1 half bath split level floor plans. Home sizes range from 1,900 to 2,000 square feet.

Lot sizes are smaller, from 3,000 to over 6,000 square feet.

Styles are mostly traditional, with cement board and stone and wood exteriors.

Lakes of Bella Terra townhomes tend to start at around $200,000 to upwards of $250,000.

Lakes of Bella Terra Condo Sale Trends

There are no Lakes of Bella Terra condos for sale. There is, however, a multi-family complex in the community called Parkside Bella Terra. The 342-unit apartment complex is from Ogden Hughes, an Austin-based developer.

For mid-rise and high-rise living options, homebuyers can look further east at areas like the Energy Corridor, Memorial, and the Galleria.

To see other condos within the Inner Loop, see Inner Loop Houston Condos. To see condos within the Galleria area, see Galleria Houston Condos.

Lakes of Bella Terra TX History

Development on Lakes of Bella Terra started some time in 2007. Ryco Development had chosen a 725-acre parcel on the southwest corner of Westpark Tollway/FM 1093 and Grand Parkway.

Several builders offer homes in the area, including Ashton Woods, Brighton Homes, Chesmar Homes, D.R. Horton, Gehan Homes, Grand View Builders, Homes by David Powers, K. Hovnanian, Mike Harrison, Perry Homes, Trendmaker Homes, and Westport.

The development is located in Fort Bend County, one of the wealthiest and fastest growing counties in the US. Fort Bend is also home to the most number of master-planned communities in the country, many of which have Richmond addresses (like Lakes of Bella Terra).

Ryco was named Developer of the Year by the Texas Association of Builders in 2015.

Today, Lakes of Bella Terra is still among the most popular master-planned communities in the area, thanks to its great amenities, easy accessibility, and central location.

Fun Things To Do Near Lakes of Bella Terra

Lakes of Bella Terra features a great set of amenities for its residents, from athletic pursuits to relaxing activities.

Residents can enjoy the community’s Junior Olympic pool and water playground, lighted tennis courts, a sand volleyball court, a fully-equipped fitness center, ponds for catch and release fishing, nature trails, soccer fields, and a dog park.

The community features three nature trails: Pista Viola, Pista Verde, and Pista Rossa. The trails feature distance markers and information on the various plant and trees along the trails. Pista Verde starts at the community’s Rec Center.

The Shops at Bella Terra, located minutes away from Lakes of Bella Terra homes, features around 600,000 square feet of retail and dining space. For more retail options, residents can take a short drive to LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch or Katy Mills Mall.

Several public and members-only golf clubs in the area. Nearby Seven Meadows features Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club, which showcases a Greg Norman-designed par-72 golf course, a restaurant, and a clubhouse.

Other golf clubs like The Club at Cinco Ranch, Black Hawk Country Club (formerly the Houstonian), and Shadow Hawk Country Club are all within minutes of the neighborhood.

Lakes of Bella Terra also boasts of catch-and-release ponds and two recreation centers.

Here are some of Lakes of Bella Terra’s must-visit places:

Dining

  • Macaroni House
  • Da Vinci Ristorante Italiano
  • Grand Imperial Chinese Restaurant
  • Urban Bricks Pizza
  • Alibabba Arabian Cuisine
  • The Local Bar
  • Local Table
  • The Original Marini’s Empanada House
  • MOD Pizza
  • Kunafa+ Cafe & Grill
  • Carmengio’s
  • Pablo’s Mexican Kitchen
  • Yai’s Thai Kitchen
  • Hana Garden Chinese Restaurant

Retail

  • The Shops at Bella Terra
  • The Market Place at Aliana
  • Katy Mills Mall
  • LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
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Nightlife

  • Countryline Bar & Grill
  • Katy Station
  • Pane e Vino Trattoria and Pizzeria
  • Sammy’s Steakhouse
  • Sammy’s Sports Grill
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Cohiba Bar & Bistro
  • The Local Bar
  • Babaloo Bar and Grill
  • Midnight Rodeo
  • Q Bar Katy
  • Enzo Lounge

Groceries

  • H-E-B Plus
  • Whole Foods Market
  • Sam’s Club
  • Kroger
  • Walmart Supercenter
  • H-E-B

Golf

  • Meadowbrook Farms Golf Club
  • The Golf Club at Cinco Ranch
  • The Club at Falcon Point
  • Willow Fork Country Club
  • Pecan Grove Plantation Country Club
  • Black Hawk Country Club
  • Shadow Hawk Country Club

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