Homes for Sale in Westbury
Gorgeous Homes for Sale in Westbury, Houston, TX
Perks of living in Westbury, Houston
Buyers looking for a quiet place to settle down should go no further than the Westbury neighborhood of Houston, TX. This peaceful community features a wide selection of updated and renovated 1950s subdivision homes for affordable prices. Located 20 minutes from Downtown Houston, Westbury is a great place for families, couples, and retirees. Their quiet, tree-lined streets will make you feel removed from the hustle and bustle of the big city.
The basics of Westbury
Located in the Bray Oaks district of Southwest, Houston, Westbury has a population of roughly 26,000. There are about 5,000 homes in the area and it covers about three-square-miles. Residents describe it as a quiet and unassuming place, but it’s also conveniently located close to everything Houston has to offer. It’s north of Highway 90 Alternative, west of South Post Oak Road, and east of Bob White Road. Westbury is close to the Route 610 Loop as well.
Neighboring communities include Greater Fondren Southwest, Meyerland, Braeburn, and Bellaire. There are four public elementary schools, two middle schools, and Westbury High Zone, though some of Westbury is zoned for Bellaire High School. There’s also a Roman Catholic school in town for grade K-8.
Westbury was named as the 2007 “Best Hidden Neighborhood” by the Houston Press. Westbury was also listed in the 25 Hottest Houston Neighborhoods in the June 2013 edition of Houstonia Magazine.
Parks and attractions in Westbury
Westbury is great place for kids. Westbury Park features a playground, tennis courts, sports field, and, of course, the Westbury Pool. Hager Park is another popular destination, as it includes a covered basketball court, playground, and walking trail. You can also frequent the Platou Community Center. Since Houston stays warm all year, kids can play outside even in the winter.
There are also two public libraries in Westbury, which often host free events. The Westbury Civic Club is an active community organization that frequently meets to improve the area and host local events.
Residents take part in regular community events, such as the Westbury Trail Ride, Fun Runs, and community tree planting.
Close to Downtown Houston
Although Westbury is a serene escape from city life, Houston is a quick drive away. Just take Route 610 to 69, and you’ll be in the center of it all in about 20 minutes. In the center of Houston, you have a plethora of dining options for every culinary palette, a vibrant nightlife, and a bustling arts scene. Those pining for the yesteryears will love Historic Houston and entertainment buffs can enjoy the Houston Opera House, the Toyota Music Center, or any of the smaller venues. You can rent bikes for the day or enjoy a boat ride down the Buffalo Bayou.
Westbury is also a short drive from the Galleria, a large, upscale shopping center. Westbury residents do the majority of their apparel and home good shopping at the Galleria.
Contact a Westbury, Houston real estate agent today
Looking to buy or a sell a home in Westbury or the surrounding areas? Steve Krueger, a longtime resident of Katy, TX, grew up in West Houston. He’s an active member of the local community and loves the towns he serves. To meet Steve, give him a call at 832-267-4647 or fill out a contact form.