Lazybrook Homes for Sale
Welcome to the friendly and restful neighborhood of Lazybrook. This area is conveniently located within the I-610 loop around Houston, yet has retained its cozy, suburban feel, with a range of well-kept vintage homes nestled along shady, tree-lined streets. Nearby parks and excellent retail options complete the picture for this excellent neighborhood.
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Real Estate in Lazybrook, Houston
Homes for sale in Lazybrook range from around 1500 to 3000 square feet for many of the area's original homes, and larger for newer ones. Being a deed restricted neighborhood, those newer homes still keep with the prevailing mid-century aesthetic.
In Lazybrook, the one-story ranch home in brick, clapboard, and vertical siding, is the most common. Some other mid to late-century homes with new-traditional design elements are on display, some in 1.5 story configurations with dormer windows.
Many homes will include exterior accents like bay windows, exterior shutters, and covered porches. Wide, brick homes homes under low-pitched slate roofs are the standard throughout.
Front yards are inviting, with large shady trees and well-established lawns. Yard spaces in general are larger than what one would expect for the area, allowing for many properties to host pools and generous outdoor entertainment areas.
With many Lazybrook homes being built in the 60s, interiors show off characteristic custom shelving, breakfast bars, and large brick fireplaces. Many of the homes have undergone extensive refurbishment, including fresh paint, molding details, floors in wood and tile, and new appliances.
Interiors are excellent for beating the Houston heat, providing screened rear patios, ceiling fans, open floor spaces, and cool tile work in the bathrooms.
Overall, the Lazybrook real estate market offers well-kept, vintage homes, in medium to large sizes, resting beneath beautiful large trees.
As the original owners begin to move out of the area, and younger families move in, the area is bound to only increase in its family-friendly vibe and overall desirability, especially given its excellent location.
And for those looking for something even more affordable, Lazybrook also includes the odd townhome development at its edges.
Lazybrook Area Information
Lazybrook is located within the northwestern corner of the Interstate 610 loop around Houston, Texas, just 10 minutes from the downtown area.
The neighborhood of Lazybrook lies between the I-65, White Oak Bayou, and W 18th Street, with a small portion east of Ella Boulevard down to Tannehill Drive. The neighborhood of Timbergrove, which is often grouped together with Lazybrook, falls to the south and west of these boundaries.
Surrounding communities include Shady Acres, Shepherd Forest, Timbergrove, and Spring Branch East. The Heights area of Houston lies nearby to the east, and Memorial Park is a short distance to the south.
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Community Attractions in Lazybrook, Houston
Lazybrook's central location gives it access to a number of parks, attractions, retail, and entertainment centers.
Nearby parks include Little Thicket, Jaycee, West 11th Street, and the sprawling Memorial Park with golf course, arboretum, and various sports facilities.
Perhaps most notably, the West White Oak Bayou Trail runs past Lazybrook, through the T C Jester Greenway. This trail is excellent for cyclists, joggers, and walkers, and connects to a system of greenspaces hosting sports facilities, playgrounds, and dog areas.
Lazybrook's volunteer Civic Club helps to ensure the continued beauty of the area, publishing news, organization maintenance and events, and reviewing building changes.
Residents in Lazybrook can fulfill their retail needs at a number of nearby commercial centers. Around the intersection of Ella Boulevard and W 18th Street, there are various eateries and grocery stores, and just off Lazybrook's southwest corner, Northwest Mall offers a host of retail possibilities.
Students in Lazybrook are served by the Houston Independent School District. The neighborhood schools are Sinclair Elementary, Waltrip High School, Frank Black Middle School and Hamilton Middle School.
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Listing information last updated on May 30th, 2020 at 3:55am CDT.