Guide To Westhaven Estates Houston TX Homes For Sale

Westhaven Estates Houston Real Estate Guide

Westhaven Estates is a premier residential enclave of luxury homes and upscale gated townhomes.

Westhaven Estates is a deed-restricted community of luxury homes and upscale gated townhomes located along Nantucket Drive and Potomac Drive.

Originally established in the 1950s, Westhaven Estates is a premier residential enclave between BriargroveTanglewood, and Galleria – three of Houston’s most expensive neighborhoods.

  • LUXURY HOMES: Westhaven Estates was originally established in the 1950s but was transformed into a luxury patio and townhomes community in the 1970s, with much of the redevelopment still ongoing. The neighborhood is among the Best Gated Communities in Houston. It also features a variety of luxury homes that rival the Most Expensive Homes in Houston.
  • GREAT LOCATION: Westhaven Estates is located within the upscale Galleria / Uptown area just outside Loop 610, bordered by Woodway Drive to its north and Westheimer Road to its south. The neighborhood sits right across the Houston Country Club, one of Houston’s premier Golf Courses.
  • STRONG REAL ESTATE APPRECIATION: Westhaven Estates real estate are among the top performing Houston neighborhoods in real estate appreciation. Galleria, Tanglewood, and Briargrove are among the Top Houston Neighborhoods in Real Estate Appreciation.

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  • EXCELLENT SCHOOLS: According to the Houston’s Best Schools guide, Westhaven Estates is zoned to some of the top ranked public schools within the Houston Independent School District including Grady Middle School. Several notable private schools are also located nearby the community.
  • NEARBY ATTRACTIONS: Several shops, restaurants, and entertainment centers line the streets outside the neighborhood including Uptown Park and Highland Village Shopping Center. The expansive Memorial Park is also located nearby. Westhaven Estates sit within a group of subdivisions named among the Most Walkable Neighborhoods in Houston.

Westhaven Estates features some of the most expensive properties in the Galleria area. Buying luxury real estate can be tricky and homebuyers can benefit from the assistance of a top Houston Realtor familiar with the area as well as the luxury real estate market.


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12 Things Westhaven Estates Real Estate Buyers Should Know

Westhaven Estates is made up of about 120 homesites and is located in one of the state’s most expensive zip codes, 77024.

  • Westhaven Estates is located in the Memorial area, near Memorial Park, the Galleria, and The Houstonian.
  • Credit to the neighborhood’s central location, residents have convenient access to key Houston roads like Memorial Drive, Post Oak Lane, and Loop 610.
  • Multi-award winning schools from the Spring Branch ISD, including Hunters Creek Elementary, Spring Branch Middle School, and Memorial High School serve the community.
  • Gorgeous homes adorn Westhaven Estates’s tree-lined streets, with styles ranging from Spanish, Mediterranean, and Traditional designs.
  • Westhaven Estates carries the distinction of being Houston’s first manned guard-gated community.
  • The Westhaven Estates Property Owners Association handles the neighborhood’s security, landscaping, and maintanance of common areas.
  • Westhaven Estates homes are minutes away from restaurants, upscale boutiques, schools, parks, and entertainment hotspots.
  • Business and employment centers like Downtown Houston and the Energy Corridor are also highly accessible from the subdivision.
  • Homes in the area typically have 4- to 5-bedroom floor plans. Home sizes are between 4,000 to 6,800 square feet.
  • The most expensive Westhaven Estates real estate can feature up to 20,000 square feet of living space.
  • Like most neighborhoods in the Memorial area, Westhaven Estates features large homesites ranging in size from 12,000 to more than 25,000 square feet.
  • Prices for Westhaven Estates homes for sale start at around $1,500,000. Bigger properties can sell for more than $5,000,000.
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Westhaven Estates Houston Maps And Location

Located some 7 miles west of Downtown Houston, Westhaven Estates lies just outside the Loop, south of I-10.

The neighborhood covers a 76 acre area south of Bayou Woods, west of Memorial Park and Loop 610, north of Tanglewood and the Galleria/Uptown area, and east of the Memorial Villages.

One of the neighborhoods that make up the Memorial area, Westhaven Estates features a central boulevard and 8 streets. The neighborhood is fully gated, with a manned entrance off Memorial Drive and a key card-accessed entrance at N Post Oak Lane.

Made up of about 120 homes, Westhaven Estates is centrally located near one of Houston’s business districts. In addition to the Galleria, other key areas are also highly accessible from Westhaven Estates homes, including Downtown Houston, Memorial Park, and the Energy Corridor.

Retail and entertainment centers within the Galleria and Uptown Park are minutes away from the neighborhood. Parks, schools, outdoor activity hubs, restaurants, and bars are also readily available near Westhaven Estates.

Westhaven Estates is under the 77024 Harris County zip code.

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Westhaven Estates Houston Schools

Westhaven Estates homes are zoned to schools from the highly regarded Spring Branch Independent School District (SBISD).

Spring Branch ISD is known for its multi-award winning schools, most of which have been named National Blue Ribbon School. Headquartered in Hedwig Village, the SBISD received a “Met Standard” accountability rating from the Texas Education Agency in 2016.

National Blue Ribbon Schools Hunters Creek Elementary School, Spring Branch Middle School, and Memorial High School all serve Westhaven Estates homes.

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

Elementary Schools

  • Hunters Creek Elementary School at 10650 Beinhorn Rd. Located in nearby Hunters Creek Village, HCE was named a National Blue Ribbon School (1993-94). The school offers several academic programs including Gifted & Talented, English as a Second Language (ESL), Health & Fitness, and music, among others.

Middle Schools

  • Spring Branch Middle School at 1000 Piney Point Rd. Located in Hedwig Village, Spring Branch Middle is one of the SBISD’s multi-award winning schools. It was named a National Blue Ribbon School in 1997-98. The school was also a TEA Recognized Campus from 2008 to 2010, and a TBEC Honor Roll School in 2008.

High Schools

  • Memorial High School at 935 Echo Ln. MHS opened its doors in 1962 and is currently the oldest high school within the SBISD. Memorial has received a number of awards and recognitions, including the College Readiness Award (2008 and 2010) and the TAKS Gold Performance Award (2012). It was also named a High Performing School (2008 and 2009), an Honor Roll School, and a National Blue Ribbon School (1988-1989).

Westhaven Estates Houston Private Schools

The following are some of the more notable private schools near Westhaven Estates.

  • St. Michael School at 1833 Sage Rd. St. Michael School is a co-educational Catholic school for elementary to middle school students. It is located in the Galleria area.
  • Al-Hadi School of Accelerative Learning at 2313 S Voss Rd. Al-Hadi School of Accelerative Learning is an Islamic school located in southwest Houston. The school accepts students from Pre-K to 12th grade.
  • Strake Jesuit College Preparatory at 8900 Bellaire Blvd. Strake Jesuit College Preparatory is the largest Catholic school in Houston for grades 9 to 12.
  • St. Agnes Academy at 9000 Bellaire Blvd. St. Agnes Academy is a Dominican school for female students in grades 9 to 12.
  • St. John’s School at 2401 Claremont Ln. St. John’s School is one of “America’s Elite Prep Schools” according to and “the best private school in Houston” according to the New York Times. St. John’s admits students from K-12.
  • The Kinkaid School at 201 Kinkaid School Dr. The Kinkaid School is a non-sectarian school attended by students from PK to 12. It is also the oldest independent coeducational school in Greater Houston.
  • Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart at 10202 Memorial Dr.
  • Primrose School at the Galleria at 5015 Westheimer Rd.
  • St. Theresa Catholic School at 6623 Rodrigo St.

To find an updated listing of all Westhaven Estates real estate zoned to any specific public school, please send an email to Paige Martin at [email protected] 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.

Westhaven Estates Houston Real Estate Trends

Westhaven Estates real estate are among the most expensive in Houston. Homes in the gated community have a median sales price of more than $3,500,000. Very few Westhaven Estates homes are put up in the market every year – historically, there are less than 10 public home sales annually within the area.

Note: There have been less than 20 Westhaven Estates homes sold in the past couple of years. Since there are so few average public sales per year, email me for more updated real estate trends.

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

For updated information regarding Westhaven Estates real estate pricing and trend analysis, please contact Paige Martin at [email protected].

Westhaven Estates Single-Family Home Sale Trends

Like most homes in the Memorial area, Westhaven Estates real estate features large wooded lots and expansive living spaces.

Westhaven Estates homes typically feature lots with sizes ranging from 12,000 to more than 25,000 square feet. Four to five-bedroom floor plans are common, though bigger homes may feature as many as 6 bedrooms. Home sizes range between 4,000 to more than 6,000 square feet.

Homes in the subdivision offer premium appliances and furnishings, multi-car garages, and landscaped grounds.

Smaller properties in the neighborhood cost around $1,500,000, while the most expensive Westhaven Estates real estate can sell for more than $5,000,000.

Westhaven Estates Townhomes Sale Trends

Deed restrictions discourage the construction of townhomes in Westhaven Estates. There are plenty of townhomes available in surrounding areas however, including Briar Hollow, Camp Logan, and the Galleria.

Westhaven Estates Condo Sale Trends

There are no mid- or high-rise Westhaven Estates condos. A luxury high-rise condo building, The Houstonian, is located near the subdivision. Homebuyers can also look into other areas like the Galleria and Memorial Park, among other Inner Loop neighborhoods for condos for sale.

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

Westhaven Estates Houston History

The 76-acre area now known as Westhaven Estates was previously a summer estate, owned by Humble Co. co-founder Harry Wiess. The estate featured a John Staub-designed home, and a stable that was later converted into a house for entertaining guests.

Development in the area started in the early 1990s, under Walter Mischer and Jim and Margaret Elkins. Mark Kilkenny was put at the helm of the development.

The neighborhood was modeled after Boulevard Oaks (North and South Boulevards). Streets were carefully planned, along with landscape and architectural guidelines. Original subdivision plans included 135 homesites with six oversized lots. It features two access points: a driveway gate and a guarded main entrance.

Westhaven Estates was incorporated in 1992, the first private guard-gated subdivision in Houston.

Today, Westhaven Estates’s wooded, private streets is adorned with about 120 homes. It is one of Houston’s most exclusive neighborhoods, as well as one of its most expensive.

Fun Things To Do Near Westhaven Estates

Houston’s finest dining, retail, and entertainment hotspots are highly accessible from Westhaven Estates homes. Thanks to the neighborhood’s proximity to key neighborhoods like the Galleria and Memorial Park, residents have plenty of options from which to choose.

Memorial Park, a 1,500-acre municipal park, lies a few blocks away from the Westhaven Estates subdivision. The park features a golf course, miles of hike and bike trails, picnic areas, and facilities for swimming, volleyball, skating, tennis, and softball.

The Memorial Park Golf Course opened in 1936 and is one of the state’s top municipal golf courses. The 18-hole course has a 73 course rating and a 122 slope rating. Other Memorial Park attractions includes the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center and the Seymour Lieberman Exercise Trail.

The Galleria, on the other hand, features more than 300 upscale boutiques and stores. Anchor stores include Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Avenue. The area also has several restaurants, bars, and cafes to choose from.

Uptown Park, an upscale retail center, is also minutes away from Westhaven Estates homes.

Here are some of Westhaven Estates TX must-visit places:


  • Olivette at the Houstonian
  • The Manor House at the Houstonian
  • The Americana Cafe
  • Etoile Cuisine et Bar
  • Uptown Sushi
  • Barnaby’s Cafe
  • Boca2 Gastro Bar & Bites
  • Osaka Japanese Restaurant
  • Island Grill
  • Cafe Express


  • Belvedere
  • Table on Post Oak
  • The Tasting Room
  • The Living Room
  • Bar 12
  • The West End
  • Muldoon’s
  • WXYZ Bar
  • 51fifteen Restaurant & Lounge
  • Anejo
  • Memorial Win Cellar
  • Yellow Rose Distilling
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  • Whole Foods
  • Walmart
  • The Fresh Market
  • Randalls
  • H-E-B

In Memorial Park

  • Memorial Park Golf Course
  • Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
  • Seymour Lieberman Exercise Trail
  • Picnic Loop

Retail Centers

  • The Galleria
  • Uptown Park
  • River Oaks District
  • Highland Village
  • Post Oak Plaza

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