Exemplary Schools. Exemplary Standard of Living.

For home buyers that want to live amongst peaceful, natural surroundings, The Woodlands is a beautiful forested and retreated area 30 miles north of Downtown Houston, straight up I-45. The Woodlands is both a master-planned community and its own city situated on 28,000 acres of wooded area with nine residential villages and two business districts. The township was established 40 years ago by the late oil industry investor George P. Mitchell who saw a need for a community where families and businesses could live in harmony with nature.

Whatever Woodlands village you choose to live in, you’ll have convenient access to a number of beautiful parks, playgrounds, schools, and shopping. From townhomes, lofts, and patio homes to waterfront, golf course, and million dollar properties, the Woodlands has something for everyone. The area is served by three top-rated school districts including Conroe Independent School District, Tomball Independent School District and Magnolia Independent School District. Residents also have a selection of stellar private schools in the Woodlands.


North Houston Suburb with Large Lots and Great Schools

If you want high-performing schools closer in to central Houston than the Woodlands, Spring is another popular Houston suburb situated due north of downtown with easy access to I-45, the Hardy Toll, downtown Houston, Bush Intercontinental Airport, and the Woodlands.

Many of the neighborhoods in Spring offer buyers a wide range of desirable features including spacious lots, private lakes, community parks, walking trails, fitness centers, clubhouses, and resort-style pools. You can find a variety of homes for sale in Spring to suit your taste, from low-priced fixer uppers to brand new homes of different styles.  Mediterranean, traditional, modern, and even million-dollar mansions can all be found in this northern suburb of Houston.

Spring is also home to several golf courses, including the world-renowned Champions Golf Club. Homes for sale in Champions consist of large lots, custom homes, and colonial styled estates. The Champions area, located in Northwest Houston, continues to expand with an abundance of amenities for singles and families.


Popular NW Houston Suburb with Wide Range of Homes

Tomball, an area originally settled by German and European settlers in the early 19th century, continues to be one of Houston’s up and coming suburban communities for newcomers looking for affordable homes. Another factor that makes Tomball attractive is its rural landscape complete with majestic pine trees and rustic scenery. Homes for sale in range in price from $50,000 to over a million. There is plenty of real estate in Tomball for first-time home buyers as well as those looking to upgrade their next home purchase. For those who aren’t quite ready to buy, there are many affordable apartments and homes for rent in Tomball.

The area is situated off Hwy 249, making it an easy commute to Bush International Airport and major freeways that get you to Cypress, the Woodlands and other parts of Houston fairly quickly. You can also find some excellent schools scattered across the Tomball area.

What’s There to Do in the Woodlands/Spring/Tomball?

WOODLANDS. From foodies and shoppers to hikers and outdoor junkies, there’s so much to get into right in your own neighborhood. Enjoy dinner al fresco at the Waterway or Hughes Landing. Want to shop til you drop? Residents have access to world-class shopping including department stores at the Woodlands Mall and one-of-a-kind boutiques on Market Street. In fact, the Woodlands was named “One of America’s Best Shopping Destinations” by Southern Living. You’ll see why when you take a stroll through Town Center, with locally-owned stores, signature fashion, home furnishings, and restaurants. For nature lovers, kayak down the Waterway via the Riva Boat House or take the family, including your pup, for an outing at Terramont Park complete with playgrounds, tennis courts, and a dog area.

Attractions & Amenities Near the Woodlands:

Creekwood Park
Glade Cultural Center
Market Street
Terramont Park
Town Center
Riva Boat House
The Waterway
The Woodlands Mall

SPRING. Aside from its many golf courses, Spring offers many family-friendly amenities including a long list of community parks and nature preserves, Wet & Wild Splashtown, Mercer Botanic Garden, and Old Town Spring featuring Victorian-style shops and restaurants. Outdoor shopping malls with the most stylish brands can be found in the Champions area off FM1960, or take a short drive up 45 to the Woodlands for a wide range of shopping options including indoor malls, outdoor malls, and boutiques.

Attractions & Amenities Near Spring:

Collins Park
Mercer Botanic Garden
Old Town Spring
TGR Exotic Wildlife Park

TOMBALL. Experience both sides of Tomball. If you’re in a rustic kind of mood, explore historic downtown with its museums, railroad depot, pub grub, and German heritage festivals,  Or take the family to shop at Tomball Farmers Market or visit the Matt Family Orchard to pick berries, figs, and dates. Looking for more modern day amenities? Head south on 249 for upscale shops, dining, movies, and live music at Vintage Park.

Attractions & Amenities Near Tomball:

Matt Family Orchard
Old Town Tomball
Tomball Farmers Market
Vintage Park