Uptown Homes for Sale
With tree-lined boulevards, parks, high-rises, and Houston's premier shopping destinations, Uptown (also known as Galleria) is definitely one of Houston's most attractive areas. Real estate in Uptown is modern, prestigious, and perfectly located within the broader Houston area.
Available properties for sale in Uptown are primarily condos, boasting luxury services and modern design. While, in Uptown's western portion, stately detached houses and townhomes provide a friendly neighborhood atmosphere just a stone's throw from the heart of this vibrant area.
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Real Estate in Uptown, Houston
The real estate market in Uptown Houston features a wide selection of up-market, urban property types, including townhomes, high-rise condominiums, and modern apartment complexes.
Many of these units are either newly built, or renovated, blending elegant design with the best utilities and services. Expect to see integrated stainless steel appliances, exotic stone countertops, and rich cabinetry.
Residential buildings in Uptown treat their occupants well, often providing a range of services and amenities. Resort-style pools, fitness centers, entertainment areas, and luxurious lounge spaces provide endless opportunities for relaxation and fun.
Other common interior details are open-concept living spaces, engineered hardwood flooring, high ceilings, and custom windows for taking in the breathtaking views of the garden-like Uptown area.
Properties for sale in Uptown boast a variety of floorplans ranging from over 3000 square feet, to under 1000 square feet. With these sorts of options, you're likely to find a comfortable home to suit your needs, whether for a growing family, or a single professional looking to take advantage of Uptown's amazing location and lively atmosphere.
Uptown also incorporates two sections of detached and semi-detached luxury homes. Along Uptown's western edge, large estate homes in Italianate, Villa, and Georgian styles face well-manicured lawns and circular drives. These awesome homes sit side-by-side with elegant townhomes and duplexes, providing a sense of close community along quiet, tree-lined streets, all next door to one of Houston's thriving business districts.
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Uptown is located 6 miles west of downtown Houston, west of the I-610, north of Richmond Avenue, south of Woodway Drive, and (partly) east of Yorktown Street. Uptown is primarily known as a commercial area, with many renowned shopping centers and hotels. The center of this business district is arguably at the intersection of Post Oak Boulevard and Westheimer Road.
From the center of Uptown, downtown Houston is only 20 minutes away. And, just off Uptown's northeast corner, Memorial Park is Houston's largest park, with miles of forested trails, sports facilities, and a full golf-course.
Post Oak Boulevard is set to undergo extensive development, including improvements to transit services, pedestrian-focused infrastructure, and the addition of extra trees to the area.
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Community Attractions in Uptown, Houston
The Uptown area is home to a number of landmarks and citywide attractions. Foremost of these is the Galleria shopping center, the largest in Texas. The Galleria is such a high profile attraction that Uptown is often simply referred to as "Galleria".
In part thanks to the Galleria, Uptown is now Houston's premier retail district hosting hundreds of quality stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues, including the Galleria's own indoor skating rink.
Other highlights in the Uptown city-scape are Williams Tower (a 900-foot-tall skyscraper) and its associated Gerald D. Hines Waterwall Park, The Lakes on Post Oak, and the Uptown Park shopping complex.
With all this on offer, it's not hard to see why Uptown is one of Houston's top attractions for visitors and residents alike. The glorious tree-lined streets, many parks, and sparkling high-rises convey elegance and vitality, and the central location will put Houston's many other attractive areas and amenities at your doorstep.
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Listing information last updated on May 30th, 2020 at 3:55am CDT.