Shepherd Park Plaza Homes for Sale
Shepherd Park Plaza is a charming suburban community located in Northwest Houston. This neighborhood is primarily composed of one- or two-story single-family houses situated on spacious, private yards. The area tends to be a great choice for buyers who have young families because of the community’s exceptional neighborhood association and the neighborhood’s close proximity to schools and amenities. This community truly has much to offer its residents. Shepherd Park Plaza homes for sale tend to be valued around $600,000.
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The Shepherd Park Plaza neighborhood is bounded by Candlelight Lane to the north, Brinkman Street to the east, Chamboard Lane to the south, and Apollo Street to the west. The community is only eight city blocks in its entirety, making this community a small one. Because of the community-minded nature of the area, most neighbors know each other.
A drive through this community paints a charming picture. Streets are lined by paved walkways, and mature deciduous trees shade front yards. The community is full of well-kept houses with carefully manicured front lawns.
Homes in Shepherd Park Plaza tend to be handsome single-level or two-story homes. Most homes in the neighborhood have three, four, or five bedrooms, making them an ideal choice for families. On average, floor plans are close to 2,000 square feet. The majority of development in this area took place in the 1950s and the 1960s.
Architecturally, these homes offer buyers all kinds of different varieties. Elegant brick homes with shuttered windows sit beside Mid-Century Modern homes with dramatic roof profiles. Other houses are characterized by class white clapboard siding or distinctive Tutor-style trim on the walls. However you define beauty, you will be sure to find a home that impresses you in Shepherd Park Plaza.
Homes in Shepherd Park Plaza are accompanied by spacious, private yards. Many houses have dedicated a portion of their backyard to an in-ground pool. Some of these are quite large and are accompanied by a hot tub. Others homes feature master-landscaped backyards with fire pits, vegetable gardens, and blooming flower beds. The majority of backyards are fenced too, providing pets with a space where they can frolic off-leash.
Shepherd Park Plaza homes for sale can range in price from less than $500,000 to more than $700,000 depending on the size of the home, the date of the construction, and the location.
Properties that are for sale on the Shepherd Park Plaza real estate market can be quite rare because of the high desirability of the area and its relatively small size. As such, when a home becomes available that appeals to you be sure to act quickly and contact your real estate agent. Homes do not stay on this market for very long.
Shepherd Park Plaza Amenities & Recreation
Shepherd Park Plaza residents are fortunate to have an exceptionally active neighborhood association. The group ensures that there are always local community events for residents of all ages to enjoy. Whether it’s a Halloween Scavenger Hunt for the kids or a beer tasting event for the adults, residents of this community will find that there are plenty of ways they can enjoy their community. Especially for families with children, it is so valuable to be part of a community that works so hard to engage with its youth. On every major holiday this community has a fun activity planned for little ones.
In the past, popular neighborhood events have included:
- Holiday Hayrides
- Wine & Craft Beer Crawl
- 4th of July Plaza Moms Parade
- Plaza Summer Bash
- Annual Cajun Crawfish Boil
- Plaza Moms Easter Egg Hunt
- Pancake Breakfast
The local neighborhood association also publishes helpful information about the local school district as well as helpful ways to keep your home looking great throughout the seasons.
In addition to the fantastic community, many families choose Shepherd Park Plaza because of its proximity to local schools. For young children, nothing is more convenient than being close to school. For many children in the community, this means that they can safely walk to school. Nearby schools include:
- Durham Elementary School
- Oak Forest Elementary School
- Frank Black Middle School
- Harper Alternative School
- Waltrip High School
Shepherd Park Plaza also enjoys easy access to amenities. Most of your daily needs can be met by the stores in the retail corridor at the junction of Ella Boulevard and West 43rd Street. This complex is within a couple of blocks of most residents in Shepherd Park Plaza and it includes the local library, a grocery store, department stores, banks, and several other services.
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Listing information last updated on March 24th, 2019 at 8:25pm CDT.