SUGAR LAND WEST REAL ESTATE GUIDE
2022 Sugar Land West homes for sale & insider real estate guide
Sugar Land West is a part of Sugar Land City. The city is considered to be one of Houston’s best suburban neighborhoods. It is home to several master-planned communities in Fort Bend County.
The neighborhood is a popular option outside the Beltway due to its:
MASTER-PLANNED COMMUNITIES: Sugar Land West boasts several master-planned communities and subdivisions with a unique offering of amenities. These include Aliana, New Territory, and Telfair.
PROXIMITY TO BUSINESSES: Sugar Land West and nearby neighborhoods are home to large corporations with at least 500 employees. Residents may enjoy a short commute with Schlumberger, Fluor Enterprises, and Champion X's corporate offices or headquarters in/near the area.
FULL RANGE OF RECREATION OPTIONS: Residents, employees, and visitors can take advantage of numerous indoor and outdoor activity venues for leisure and entertainment. Golf courses, parks, country clubs, hundreds of retail shops, and a museum are located within the area.
STRONG PROPERTY VALUES: Sugar Land West real estate has posted steady growth over the past 10 years. This excellent real estate performance is mainly due to the continuing fast-paced development in the area.
EXCELLENT SCHOOLS: Highly-rated Fort Bend Independent School District and Lamar Consolidated ISD serve the Sugar Land West. Award-winning schools under this district made it to the list of Best Schools in Greater Houston Area.
EASY ACCESS TO RETAILERS: The neighborhood offers diversity in terms of shopping and dining options within its boundaries. Sugar Land Town Square draws its residents and visitors to boutique shops and established brands.
CENTRAL LOCATION: Sugar Land West offers easy access to Grand Parkway, Westpark Tollway, US 90 Alt, and FM 1464. The W Airport Boulevard passes through the area making an easy access to an international airport.
DESIGNER GOLF COURSES: The neighborhood boasts three golf courses within its boundaries. Rees Jones designed both the exclusive Black Hawk Country Club and Shadow Hawk Country Club.
WIDE SELECTION OF HOMES: The area showcases homes from a number of developers. Homebuyers have a full range of options from a variety of floor plans, house styles, and designs.
Sugar Land West as part of Sugar Land was listed in Forbes’ list of Top Suburbs To Live Well in the Houston area. The area is nestled within one of the most affluent cities in the state. It is located about 22 miles southwest of Downtown Houston.
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Table of Contents
- Sugar Land West Home Sale Trends
- Sugar Land West Best Realtor Insights
- Sugar Land West Maps, Location & Zip Code
- Sugar Land West Schools
- Sugar Land West Real Estate Market
Sugar Land West Home Sale Trends
Sugar Land West is part of the affluent Sugar Land city. This city in Fort Bend County is one of the 17 Best Houston Suburbs.
Sugar Land West is in-demand due to:
MASTER-PLANNED COMMUNITIES: Sugar Land West features numerous master-planned communities. Each master-planned neighborhoods in the area offer different price points and top-notch amenities.
CHOICE SCHOOLS: Many highly-acclaimed Houston schools in the area are zoned to Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD). Some schools in Sugar Land West are also zoned to Lamar Consolidated Independent School District (LCISD).
LEISURE AND ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS: Sugar Land West offers plenty of venues for leisure and entertainment activities. The Houston Museum of Natural Science, Oyster Creek Park, and Sugar Land Memorial Park are just some of these venues.
Sugar Land West real estate demonstrates strong performance in the past decade. This can be attributed to the continuous development of the city.
Sugar Land West Best Realtor Insights
Sugar Land West and adjacent neighborhoods are home to corporate offices and headquarters, great master-planned communities, and golf course communities.
Fort Bend County features dozens of master-planned communities. Sugar Land West has several of these master-planned neighborhoods including Aliana. These communities offer man-made and nature-based amenities for the residents' enjoyment.
The area boasts close proximity to large corporations with at least 500 employees, such as Schlumberger, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, and Champion X.
Sugar Land West as part of Sugar Land was listed in Forbes’ list of Top Suburbs To Live Well in the Houston area. The area is nestled within one of the most affluent cities in the state.
Sugar Land West features a full range of options in terms of commercial establishments. The city's master-planned communities have village shops for the residents' convenience aside from the town square mall.
The Fort Bend Independent School District and the Lamar Consolidated ISD serve Sugar Land West.
Homes in Sugar Land West demonstrates strong real estate performances in its property values in the past decade. This is mainly due to the fast-paced development of the city.
The area was once a sugar plantation. The city was incorporated in 1959. Sugar Land West is located within the fastest-growing cities in Texas. The city has a council-manager type of government.
There are three golf courses in the city. These are Black Hawk Country & Golf Club, Shadow Hawk Golf Club, and Greatwood Golf Club
Sugar Land offers a wide variety of home styles and floor plans. A typical home in the city can offer 4 bedrooms. The living spaces range from 1,000 to around 4,000 square feet.
Lot sizes can range between 6,000 and 60,000 square feet or more.
Sugar Land West Maps, Location & Zip Code
|Commute Time||Sugar Land West|
|Med Ctr (min)||50|
|Energy Corridor (min)||35|
|Highlights||Sugar Land West|
|Amenities||Sugar Land West features several master-planned communities. These communities boast top-notch amenities such as village shops, golf courses, lakes, parks, and nature trails.
Dining, nightlife, and retail options are easily within reach to the residents of Sugar Land West. These include the Sugar Land Town Square which is a 1,400,000-square feet dining and shopping complex.
|Golf Courses||There are 3 golf courses in the area, including:
- Black Hawk Country & Golf Club
- Shadow Hawk Golf Club
- Greatwood Golf Club
|Run / Bike Trails||- Duhacksel Park
- Pheasant Creek Park
- Oak Lake Park
- Cullinan Park
- South Aliana Parks & Trails
- Ellis Creek Park
- Pecan Park
- Anderson Park
- Park at Levee
- Brazos River Memorial park
- Sugar Land Memorial Park
|Nearby Retail / Dining||DINING:
- Harlem Road Texas BBQ
- Alings Chinese Bistro
- Mahek Indian Restaurant
- The Pho Shack
- Carmelo's Mexican Grill
- Jade Ly Asian Bistro
- Ruthie's Tex-Mex
- Kababi Zaytoon
- New Territory Country Shops
- Costco Wholesale
- Shops at Sugar Land Townsquare
- Aliana Shopping Center
- Al Rabba World Food
- Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land
- Safari Texas Ranch
- Aliana Splashpad & Playground
|Major Employers||Sugar Land West and nearby neighborhoods are home to large corporations with at least 500 employees, such as:
- Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
- Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
- Fluor Enterprises
- Accredo Packaging Inc.
- Champion X
Sugar Land West Schools
|Top Elementary Schools||Great Schools Ranking|
|Brazos Bend Elem||9|
|Campbell Elem (Lamar)||9|
|Colony Meadows Elem||8|
|Dickinson Elem (Lamar)||10|
|Walker Station Elem||9|
|Top Middle Schools||Great Schools Ranking|
|Bowie Middle (Fort Bend)||8|
|Fort Settlement Middle||10|
|Garcia Middle (Fort Bend)||8|
|Reading Jr High||9|
|Top High Schools||Great Schools Ranking|
|Austin High (Fort Bend)||7|
|George Ranch High||8|
|Travis High (Fort Bend)||7|
Sugar Land homes are zoned to the Fort Bend Independent School District (FBISD) and Lamar Consolidated Independent School District (LCISD).
Some of these schools are listed in the Best Schools in the Greater Houston Area.
The Texas Education Agency gave the Fort Bend ISD a “Recognized” rating. T was also named a National School District of Character (National Schools of Character Program).
The Lamar Consolidated ISD serves fewer Sugar Land West schools. The district also received a TEA Met Standard rating and the H.E.B. Excellence in Education School District.
*Note: Due to the number of schools serving Sugar Land West homes, we list notable schools with high ranking. To see schools zoned to individual communities, please check their websites.
Brazos Bend Elementary School at 621 Cunningham Creek Blvd.
Bess Campbell Elementary School at 1000 Shadow Bend Dr.
Colony Meadows Elementary School at 4510 Sweetwater Blvd.
Cornerstone Elementary School at 1800 Chatham Ave.
Susanna Dickinson Elementary School at 7110 Greatwood Pkwy.
Rita Drabek Elementary School at 11325 Lake Woodbridge Dr.
Walker Station Elementary School at 6200 Homeward Way Blvd.
Middle Schools and Junior High Schools
James Bowie Middle School at 700 Plantation Dr.
Fort Settlement Middle School at 5440 Elkins Rd.
First Colony Middle School at 3225 Austin Pkwy.
Macario Garcia Middle School at 18550 Old Richmond Rd.
Reading Junior High School at 8101 FM 762 Rd.
Sartartia Middle School at 8125 Homeward Way.
Sugar Land Middle School at 321 7th St.
Clements High School at 4200 Elkins Rd.
Stephen F. Austin High School at 3434 Pheasant Creek Dr.
George Ranch High School, 8181 FM 762 Rd.
William B. Travis High School, 11111 Harlem Rd.
To find an updated listing of all real estate in Sugar Land West zoned to any particular public school, please send an email to Paige Martin at PMartin@HoustonProperties.com with the property preference and budget that you’re working with.
*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.
Sugar Land West Real Estate Market
Sugar Land Maps and Location
Sugar Land West sits within Fort Bend County. The area is a couple of miles outside Beltway 8. It is south of Westpark Tollway and east of Grand Parkway. The busiest intersection in the city is Highway 6 and US 59 (I-69) form.
This cluster of villages and subdivisions is around 22 miles southwest of Downtown Houston. It is also 13 miles south of the Energy Corridor. Richmond is a few miles west of Sugar Land West.
The city features numerous amenities, superb schools, a significant number of business centers, and a central location.
Sugar Land West offers a full range of dining and entertainment venues. Notable hotspots include Sugar Land Town Square. The area is teeming with parks, green belts, and lakes.
Schlumberger, Fluor, Accredo Packaging, and Champion X have corporate offices or headquarters in Sugar Land West.
Sugar Land West contributes to several master-planned communities in Fort Bend County. Fort Bend, in turn, boasts the most planned communities in the country.
Sugar Land West Texas is under the 77407, 77478, 77479, and 77498 zip codes. (View Houston zip code map.)
Sugar Land Real Estate Trends
Sugar Land West real estate has posted increasing property values in the past decade. The neighborhood’s increasing growth pushed the median sales price to just under $450,000. Land values have increased in the past decade to about $60 per square foot.
Excellent schools, a full range of amenities, and close proximity to business centers are the key factors to the outstanding real estate performance of the neighborhood. Master-planned communities serve as a major draw to homebuyers in the area.
*Note: Sugar Land West features a number of master-planned communities and subdivisions. It may be more advisable to study the real estate trends of particular areas for a more accurate view.
(Data sourced from the Houston Association of Realtors Multiple Listing Service. This is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.)
For updated information regarding Sugar Land West real estate pricing and trend analysis, please contact Paige Martin at PMartin@HoustonProperties.com.
Sugar Land West Single-Family Home Sale Trends
Single-family homes mostly made up the Sugar Land West real estate within master-planned communities. The neighborhood showcases a good selection of home sizes, floor plans, and price points.
Bungalows, patio homes, luxury lakefront homes, and sprawling estates are just a few of the available options.
Sugar Land West homes typically have 2- to 4-bedroom floor plans. Their sizes range from 1,000 and 4,000 square feet.
The high-end Sugar Land West homes have as many as 9 bedrooms. They spread over about12,000 square feet of living space.
These luxury properties can fetch around $1,000,000 to $7,000,000. These estates and manors are usually available in the area’s master-planned communities.
Sugar Land West Townhomes Sale Trends
Townhomes are also available in the area. These home types are far fewer in number compared to detached single-family homes.
Townhomes are mostly located within the master-planned communities. They come in a range of floor plan selections at different price points.
Most townhomes offer 2- to 4-bedroom floor plans. The living spaces range between 1,000 and 3,600+ square feet. The lot sizes are also smaller at about 1,000 to 4,000 square feet.
Prices for Sugar Land West townhomes can fetch from $160,000 to $850,000.
Sugar Land Condo Sale Trends
There are limited options for residential condos in Sugar Land West. The City Plaza at Town Square is a mid-rise luxury condo in the nearby area. It sits within the Sugar Land Town Square district.
To see other condos inside the Beltway, see Inner Loop Houston Condos and the Houston Museum District area Condos.
Sugar Land West TX History
Samuel M. Williams and his brother Nathaniel first settled in the area. The area was formerly known as "Oakland Plantation," after the wide variety of oaks that dotted the land. The Williams brothers established a plantation. Their main products are corn, cotton, and sugarcane.
In 1853, Colonel E. H. Cunningham bought the plantation. He built a job-generating sugar refining plant. The town was also built along with the plant.
Isaac H. Kempner and William T. Eldridge purchased the Ellis Plantation. It covers 5,300 acres next to the Cunningham Plantation. In 1908, the partners later bought the Cunningham Plantation. The acquisition led to the creation of the Imperial Sugar Company. Sugar Land got its name from the plantation.
From the 1910s to the late 1950s, Sugar Land and Sugar Land West was a company town. The area encompasses employee housing, schools, and a hospital. Retail and entertainment establishments also emerged during this time.
The form of government in the Sugar Land City has changed to council-manager. Several master-planned communities have been annexed into Sugar Land including those that are in Sugar Land West.
Fun Things To Do Near Sugar Land
Sugar Land West offers a full range of dining, nightlife, leisure, and entertainment options within its borders. Its master-planned communities provide resort-style amenities that residents can take advantage of. The Sugar Land Town Square is one of the main hotspots in the city of Sugar Land.
Sugar Land Town Square is a 32-acre commercial and business complex. The complex features around 200,000 square feet of retail space. It has 750,000 square feet of office space.
Sugar Land West features three golf courses. These include Black Hawk Country & Golf Club, Shadow Hawk Golf Club, and Greatwood Golf Club.
Here are some of Sugar Land West Texas places to visit:
Harlem Road Texas BBQ
Alings Chinese Bistro
Mahek Indian Restaurant
The Pho Shack
Carmelo's Mexican Grill
Jade Ly Asian Bistro
- Sugar Land Town Square
Shops at Sugar Land Townsquare
Aliana Shopping Center
Al Rabba World Food
Black Hawk Country & Golf Club
Shadow Hawk Golf Club
Greatwood Golf Club
Parks and Recreation
Pheasant Creek Park
Oak Lake Park
South Aliana Parks & Trails
Ellis Creek Park
Park at Levee
Brazos River Memorial Park
Sugar Land Memorial Park
Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land
Safari Texas Ranch
Aliana Splashpad & Playground
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