Royden Oaks Real Estate Guide

Royden Oaks homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Royden Oaks Real Estate Guide

Royden Oaks Houston is a peaceful enclave of over 200 homes. It is also one of the 20 most expensive neighborhoods in Houston. The subdivision enjoys the same location benefits as its neighbor, River Oaks.

Royden Oaks remain popular due to its:

Due to its small size and often low inventory, finding the best Royden Oaks Houston realtor is a must. Hiring a Houston realtor familiar with the area is crucial to securing your Royden Oaks home.

To get personal advice on buying or selling in the Royden Oaks area, contact Paige Martin, one of Houston’s best realtors and one of the top-ranked Realtors in the United States.

“Brittney was a great agent for helping us buy our first home. She always answered my obnoxiously large amount of questions at any hour with patience and knowledge. Enjoying our new home so far!” - Heath Strmiska (Google Review)

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Royden Oaks Homes For Sale

$1,270,000
3 Beds, 2 Baths
4601 Staunton Street
$729,990
3 Beds, 2 Baths
4651 Richmond Avenue
$995,000
3 Beds, 2 Baths
4719 Ivanhoe Street
$2,299,000
6 Beds, 5 Baths
4722 Waring Street
$1,290,000
4 Beds, 3 Baths
4702 Banning Drive
$1,299,000
5 Beds, 5 Baths
4743 Ivanhoe Street

Royden Oaks Homes For Rent

$4,900
3 Beds, 3 Baths
4720 Banning Drive #B
$3,995
3 Beds, 2 Baths
3207 Banbury Place
$4,000
3 Beds, 2 Baths
4738 W. Alabama Street

Table of Contents

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

Royden Oaks Home Sale Trends

Royden Oaks Real Estate Trends

Royden Oaks Houston is a peaceful enclave of over 200 homes. It is also one of the 20 most expensive neighborhoods in Houston. The subdivision enjoys the same location benefits as its neighbor, River Oaks. Royden Oaks real estate is still less expensive compared to homes for sale in River Oaks.

Royden Oaks remain popular due to its:

Royden Oaks has grown into a bustling yet peaceful neighborhood with luxury homes.


Royden Oaks Best Realtor Insights

The neighborhood was developed by Frank Sharp, Houston’s renowned real estate developer, in the 1940s. Homes back then were predominantly one-story ranch-style homes.


Royden Oaks Maps, Location & Zip Code

Royden Oaks Map

Commute Time Royden Oaks
Downtown (min) 20
Med Ctr (min) 20
Energy Corridor (min) 20
Galleria (min) 10

Map of Royden Oaks

Highlights Royden Oaks
Amenities River Oaks Park is just outside the neighborhood 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.
Golf Courses -Royal Oaks Country Club
-Memorial Park Golf Course and Driving Range
Run / Bike Trails -Memorial Park Hike and Bike Trailhead
-Memorial Park Green Ridge Trail
-Cullen Running Trails Center
-Buffalo Bayou Park Trail
Nearby Retail / Dining RESTAURANT
-Ouisie’s
-Zoe’s Kitchen
-Kiran’s
-RA Sushi Bar
-Whataburger
-Frank’s Americana

NIGHTLIFE
-The Railyard
-Capone’s
-L.A. Bar
-Velvet Melvin Pub
-Lizard’s Pub

SHOPPING
-South Swell Sports
-Past Era Antique Jewelry
-Alexandra Knight
-Diamond Cutters International
-Central Market

ENTERTAINMENT
-Edwards Theaters Greenway
-Arader Galleries
-Rienzi
-The Beer Can House
-River Oaks Theatre
Major Employers -Shell Oil
-Itegria, LLC
-Interstate Data USA
- Progressive IT Services
-Soundbox Studios

Royden Oaks Schools

Top Middle Schools Great Schools Ranking
Lanier Middle 9

The Houston Independent School District (HISD) runs the schools zoned to Royden Oaks. These public schools are some of the best in the city and offer high-quality education comparable to the exemplary private schools nearby.


Elementary Schools



Middle Schools



High Schools



Royden Oaks Private Schools


Much like River Oaks, students in the area mostly attend private schools nearby. Two of Houston’s finest private schools are just a few minutes from Royden Oaks.

Other private schools in the area include:

To find an updated listing of all Royden Oaks real estate zoned to any specific public school, please email Paige Martin at [email protected] with the property type and budget that you’re looking for.

*Note: school zoning can change from year to year, the information above is deemed accurate, but not guaranteed. Please double-check.


Royden Oaks Real Estate Market

Royden Oaks Single-Family Home Sale Trends


The median sales price of Royden Oaks single-family homes is around $1,500,00. A median home size of about 3,000 square feet in size. The average number of bedrooms and baths is 3.3 and 2.9, respectively.

The appeal of Royden Oaks single-family homes for sale is due to its lower price point. It offers the same benefits as other Inner Loop neighborhoods with a small-town vibe.

Sizable new constructions cost a lot less compared to similar neighborhoods. Some of these neighborhoods are West University and River Oaks.

Due to the low number of homes that get on the market, analyzing the Royden Oaks real estate trends won’t get a clear picture of its status. The only thing to note is, that Royden Oaks homes are continually in demand and can fetch high asking prices depending on updates.


Royden Oaks Townhomes Sale Trends


There are no townhomes within the Royden Oaks subdivision which further increases the demand for housing.

There are, however, many townhome options in nearby neighborhoods. This is especially in the Galleria area, such as Afton Oaks Oaks townhomes for sale.

Townhomes near Royden Oaks include:


Royden Oaks Condo Sale Trends


There are no Royden Oaks condos for sale either. The closest condo is Inwood Manor Condominium just on the borders of Royden Oaks and River Oaks along San Felipe. The Willowick is also on the west boundary, on the other side of Willowick Rd.

Other nearby condos in the area include:

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.


Royden Oaks Houston History


The neighborhood was developed by Frank Sharp, Houston’s renowned real estate developer, in the 1940s. Homes back then were predominantly one-story ranch-style homes.

The Royden Oaks Association of Property Owners was established on May 29, 1951. To this day, the HOA enforces stringent deed restrictions to maintain its small-town atmosphere.

Royden Oaks has grown from a small patch of undeveloped land to a bustling yet peaceful neighborhood with luxury homes.


Fun Things To Do Near Royden Oaks


The Royden Oaks HOA only allows properties to be used for residential purposes. While there is a lack of businesses within the neighborhood itself, it has easy access to favorite shopping centers. These areas have a seemingly endless array of shopping, entertainment, and dining options.

Highland Village Shopping Center is just a few blocks away along Westheimer Road. For over 50 years, it has been one of Houston’s most distinctive and appealing retail venues.

A 5-minute drive to the west along Westheimer leads to the world-famous The Galleria. It’s the largest mall in the state of Texas and houses over 375 stores.

The mixed-use development Greenway Plaza is also just 5 minutes away along US Hwy 59, right next to the Lakewood Church.

The River Oaks Shopping Center has 76 stores, 14 restaurants, a theater, and a grocery store. With all these choices, retail options never run out near Royden Oaks.

River Oaks Park is just outside the neighborhood 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.

Although the terrain is flat, there are minimal bike lanes within Royden Oaks. For public transportation options, there are buses plying Westheimer Road and Wesleyan Street towards the Greenway area.

The area offers excellent walkability and is near many major thoroughfares such as Westheimer Road, Kirby Drive, and San Felipe Street. Royden Oaks has a Walkscore of 75 out of 100. Most errands can be accomplished on foot through the many businesses surrounding the neighborhood.

Some of these businesses include:

Restaurant
Nightlife
Shopping
Entertainment

Best Royden Oaks Houston 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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