Sunset Terrace Real Estate Guide

Sunset Terrace homes for sale & insider real estate guide

Sunset Terrace Real Estate Guide

Known as “Houston’s Best Kept Secret,” Sunset Terrace is a small neighborhood within the West University Place area. Established in 1940, this community has seen ongoing development throughout the years.

Sunset Terrace is famous due to its:

Navigating Sunset Terrace’s real estate market can be challenging for several reasons. First, older homes may need major updates, while others are sold as lots. In addition, proximity to main roads may affect resale values. Also, there may be varying quality in new construction.

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

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Sunset Terrace Homes For Sale

6 Beds, 6 Baths
3789 Westerman
4 Beds, 3 Baths
3721 Nottingham Street
4 Beds, 5 Baths
3739 Westerman Street
5 Beds, 5 Baths
3758 Purdue Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
3779 Syracuse Street
3 Beds, 2 Baths
29330 Sweet Orange Court

Sunset Terrace Homes For Rent

4 Beds, 4 Baths
3724 Wroxton Road

Table of Contents

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

Sunset Terrace Home Sale Trends

Sunset Terrace Real Estate Trends

Sunset Terrace is among Houston's most expensive neighborhoods. It is within the West University Place area and exudes a small-town charm.

Sunset Terrace is known for its:

Sunset Terrace is famous for its tree-lined streets. The Sunset Terrace/Montclair Civic Association is in charge of its old-world atmosphere.

Sunset Terrace Best Realtor Insights

Sunset Terrace is a neighborhood located within the West University Place area.

Sunset Terrace Maps, Location & Zip Code

Sunset Terrace Map

Commute Time Sunset Terrace
Downtown (min) 15
Med Ctr (min) 20
Energy Corridor (min) 30
Galleria (min) 20

Map of Sunset Terrace

Highlights Sunset Terrace
Amenities Sunset Terrace serves as a home to some major companies in Texas.

Residents are treated to a plethora of conveniences.

The neighborhood also features parks, restaurants, local shops, and amusement venues.
Golf Courses - Houston Golf League
Run / Bike Trails - Glenbrook Park
- Pasadena Highlands Park
- Vermilion Park
- Memorial Park
- Parklane Park
- Light Company Park
- Crane Park
- Sunset Park
- Rusk Park
- Cascade Park
Nearby Retail / Dining Retail:

- Macroplaza Mall
- Walmart Supercenter
- Ross Dress for Less
- National Stores Inc
- 99 Cents Only Store
- Crazy Boss Discount Store
- The Little Depot Southmore
- Authentic Frc Clothes
- Genesis Outlet Store
- Family Thrift Center


- La Fonda Taqueria
- Vietsub & Pho
- Hoasis Restaurant
- Dairy Queen
- Dynasty Cuisine
- Jack in the Box
- Denny's
- Skyview at the Palm Grill Pasadena
- Lighthouse Seafood
- No Name Bar-B-Q


- Don's Drive Inn
- Exclusive Bar & Lounge
- El Patio Sportbar #2
- The Side Track Bar
- El Regio
- Da Pub
- Sharon & Cindy's Pub
- Janie's Diamond Club
- Better Times
- Casa Blanca
Major Employers - LyondellBasell Houston Refinery
- Pinnacle
- Afton Chemical Corporation
- Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
- Texas Medical Center

Sunset Terrace Schools

Top Elementary Schools Great Schools Ranking
West University Elem 8

Sunset Terrace homes are zoned to the Houston Independent School District (HISD).

Established in the 1920s, Houston ISD is the largest school district in the state. The Texas Education Agency (TEA) gave the district a “Met Standard” rating. HISD features several International Baccalaureate (IB) World schools, including Lamar High School.

Sunset Terrace is near the following public schools:

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools

Sunset Terrace Private Schools

Notable private schools near the Sunset Terrace area include:

To find an updated listing of all Sunset Terrace real estate zoned to any specific public school, please email Paige Martin at [email protected] with the property preference and budget you’re working with.

Note: For more detailed information on specific schools zoned to different Sunset Terrace areas, please refer to our Houston Schools Guide OR email me.

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.

Sunset Terrace Real Estate Market

Sunset Terrace Single-Family Home Sale Trends

Sunset Terrace is a mix of old ranch-style homes and new-construction luxury homes. The tear-down trend in the area has replaced some of the neighborhood’s original houses from the 1940s.

Sunset Terrace homes typically offer 4- to 5-bedroom floor plans spread over 4,000 to more than 5,000 square feet. Older homes in the area are smaller, with 2 to 4 bedrooms (2,000 to around 2,600 square feet).

Sunset Terrace homes come in different architectural styles. Older homes lean more toward traditional and ranch-style, while newer homes borrow inspiration from Mediterranean, modern, and contemporary designs.

The most expensive homes in the area can feature luxury amenities, including wide setbacks, spacious master bedrooms, hardwood flooring, formal living and dining areas, game rooms, spacious walk-in closets, and landscaped and pool-ready backyards.

Sunset Terrace homes can sell at around $1,000,000 to more than $3,000,000.

Sunset Terrace Townhome Sale Trends

There are no townhomes in Sunset Terrace. There are, however, plenty of townhome options available in nearby neighborhoods.

The Houston Properties Team is an expert in Sunset Terrace real estate. Please contact us if you'd like to see Houston townhomes or learn more about properties that could be a fit for you.

Sunset Terrace Condo Sale Trends

There are no mid- or high-rise Sunset Terrace condos for sale, but plenty of units are available in the surrounding areas.

Several condo buildings are located in the Museum District, including:

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 condos within Museum District, see Museum District Condos.

The Houston Properties Team is an expert in Sunset Terrace real estate. Please contact us if you'd like to see Houston condos or learn more about buildings that could be a fit for you.

Sunset Terrace TX History

Developed in the late 1940s, Sunset Terrace is a residential neighborhood with around 489 single-family properties. The community is built on what used to be Harris County Poor Farm. The city of Houston annexed the area shortly after its development.

The neighborhoods of Sunset Terrace and Montclair Place share a civic association, which helps maintain the area’s quiet atmosphere.

Sunset Terrace is located within one of Houston’s most expensive neighborhoods, West University Place.

Fun Things To Do Near The Sunset Terrace

Residents of Sunset Terrace have excellent access to some of Houston’s finest shopping and entertainment destinations.

Rice Village, the 16-block open-air mall, features an eclectic collection of restaurants, pubs, and retail stores. The area features a great selection of stores and boutiques and has been a retail hotspot since the 1930s. Another old shopping hub, the Braes Heights Shopping Center, is in Southside Place.

One of Houston’s most visited districts, the Museum District is located a few miles west of Sunset Terrace. The district has 19 museums, art galleries, cultural centers, and organizations. It covers a 1.5-square-mile area around the Mecom Fountain.

Some of the most famous museums in the district include the Museum of Fine Arts, the Children’s Museum of Houston, the Houston Zoo, the Menil Collection, and the Rothko Chapel.

Residents can take a short drive to Memorial Park or Hermann Park for outdoor entertainment.

Here are some of the must-visit places in and around Sunset Terrace Place:

Nearby Outdoor Attractions

Best Sunset Terrace 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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