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Afton Oaks homes for sale are breathtaking, upscale homes that feature superb craftsmanship, superior design, set in a luxury neighborhood close both shopping and entertainment.
Founded in the 1950's, this remarkable neighborhood rose from farm and ranch land owned by the O'Meara and Stahlman families. Built by celebrated homebuilders of the era, Afton Oaks real estate was developed with California Ranch-style brick homes and immaculate estate-style outdoor spaces.
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About the Afton Oaks Real Estate Market
One of Houston's most desired real estate, Afton Oaks is a subdivision of more than 500 homes. Following the design-style of its time, the original Afton Oaks homes for sale are beautiful single-story ranches, built with unimaginable attention to detail and craftsmanship.
Large, mature trees line the crescent streets and overlook a wide pedestrian-friendly avenue, giving it an established air as you pass through the neighborhood. It is a storybook setting for incredible homes, just waiting for you to write the next chapter.
As one Afton Oaks resident recently shared, "the best decision we ever made was buying our home here", a common sentiment shared throughout the neighborhood. While this neighborhood continues to grow, homebuyers are discovering pockets of new home construction that is replacing some of the vintage gems.
You can find Afton Oaks real estate for as low as $500,000, with the average price for this upscale affluent neighborhood sits at $900,000. Affordable pricing allows for active adults, empty-nesters, and first-time home owners can find their way into one of Houston's nicest neighborhoods!
Amenities Near Afton Oaks Real Estate
You will find as you look at Afton Oaks real estate, that it is close to everything. Near the intersection of the 610 Loop and Richmond Avenue, Afton Oaks residents can quickly get to shopping, dining, entertainment and more.
The Galleria, an upscale urban mall is home to Macy's and Saks Fifth Avenue. Just blocks away for Afton Oaks residents, it also houses two Westin hotels and an exclusive private health club. Also closeby is the Greenway Plaza's 4.9 million square feet of office space and business district, making it a quick commute to work for many Afton Oaks residents.
Afton Oaks real estate is also just minutes away from the marvelous Houston landmark, Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park. Covering nearly 3 acres, it's highlight is the 64-foot semi-circular fountain that recirculates 11,000 gallons of water per minute, cascading it down its inner and outer walls. A spectacular sight to see, and a favourite weekend getaway for adults and children alike.
Another great amenity closeby for Afton Oaks residents is the Houston Arboretum & Nature Centre found infide Memorial Park. This 155-acre property offers an escape from the busy Houston Uptown core. It gives visitors a place to relax and explore the natural world through exhibits, displays, and while walking its beautiful trail.
Located within the Houston Independent School District, young Afton Oaks residents have access to both top-performing public and private schools. Elementary school Afton Oakians attend the School at St. George Place, and from there head to Lanier Middle School, finishing their schooling at Lamar High School.
Private schools in the area include Episcopal High School, St. John's School, and St. Thomas High School, allowing for education of any preference close to home.
Afton Oaks real estate is a smart buy for homeowners. Close to many amenities, the Houston business district, great schools, and homes that retain their value, you cannot go wrong when considering an Afton Oaks home for sale!
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Listing information last updated on January 16th, 2019 at 6:55am CST.