Garden Oaks Homes for Sale
Homes for sale in Garden Oaks are single-family detached homes in a variety of styles. Falling within the larger Oak Forest neighborhood, the area boasts leafy streets and larger-than-average lot sizes compared with much of Houston - especially this close to downtown.
Residents in Garden Oaks enjoy excellent access to the surrounding area, all within their own cozy, well-established neighborhood. Here you'll be able to find affordable homes with unique, historic features, or newer constructions and renovated properties offering the best of modern luxury.
Don't miss out on this desirable community with appreciating value near the heart of downtown Houston.
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Garden Oaks real estate encompasses a huge variety of architectural trends. Those looking at homes for sale in Garden Oaks have their pick of properties in gorgeous Craftsman, Italianate, classically-inspired Southern Colonial, and ranch styles.
If there were a common aesthetic motif running through the area, it would be the all-American minimal-traditional one-story. These mid-20th century homes come well preserved with covered entries, clapboard siding, low slate roofs, and exterior shutters.
Many of these homes in Garden Oaks have benefited from good maintenance and, in many cases, extensive renovations. High-quality wood and tile flooring, unique cabinetry, and elegant moldings are found throughout.
Potential buyers looking for something different are sure to find properties with internal layouts outside of the "open-plan-with-kitchen-island" mainstream.
Garden Oaks properties are mostly single-family detached homes, but there are a number of townhomes and condos to be found in the neighborhood's central corridor.
As the name suggests, Garde Oaks properties lies under the shade of many well-established trees on relatively large lots. This, combined with the wide variety of new-traditional homes, gives the neighborhood that organic, historic feel that can be so hard to find.
Garden Oaks Area Information
Garden Oaks is located within the Oak Forest area in northwest Houston, and consists of a northern and southern portion connected by a central corridor. The northern section of Garden Oaks lies within Ella Boulevard to the west, Shepherd Drive to the east, W 41st Street in the South, and Chamboard Lane in the north. The southern portion falls within the I-610 to the south, Yale Street to the east, Shepherd Drive to the west, and the rail line below W 38th Street to the north.
Garden Oaks' central corridor connects the northern and southern portions along the west side of Shepherd Drive.
Residents in Garden Oaks enjoy convenient access to the surrounding area. For example, downtown Houston is only 10 minutes away, while the George Bush Intercontinental Airport is 20 minutes north.
Closer to home, the area as a few commercial centers on its boundaries. Most notably along Shepherd Drive, at the intersection of 43rd Street and Ella Boulevard, and southwest at the confluence of 34th Street and Ella Boulevard. Students in Garden Oaks are served by the Houston Independent School District. Schools in the area include:
- Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet School
- Durham Elementary School
- Oak Forest Elementary
- Frank Black Middle School
- Waltrip High School
- Washington High School
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Listing information last updated on September 30th, 2023 at 3:55am CDT.