Why do People Live Here?
Piney Point Estates is a quiet residential area with approximately 80 acres of land, and is comprised of two neighborhoods namely Piney Point Estates and Shady Lane Estates. Only about 10 minutes drive to the Galleria, Piney Point is conveniently located east of Beltway 8, north of Westpark Tollway, south of Katy Freeway and west of 610. Its central location makes it ideal and attractive for an easy commute to downtown Houston, as well as nearby business, shopping and dining areas including Greenway Plaza, the Energy Corridor, the Galleria, Memorial City Mall, City Centre, Town & Country, and Hermann Memorial Medical Center.
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What's the Neighborhood Like?
Piney Point Estates used to be farmlands. Just like its neighboring communities, the period of suburban growth and the city expansion attracted residents to move to this quiet community. Most homes are at least half-acre lots, while others are as large as 3 acres. This tree-lined community is quite mix, with older generation residents and new residents either renovated the older homes or just built new ones. Although Piney Point is close to Westheimer, one of Houston's busiest roads, it has preserved its private and quaint atmosphere. The other half of Piney Point is called Shady Lane Estates, a walled and gated community with only 25 patio or garden style homes on a horseshoe street. Both Piney Point and Shady Lane have active homeowners associations. The median appraised value for homes is $850K, and price ranges from $402K to $1.216M+.
What's Going on Nearby the Piney Point Neighborhood?
Piney Point Estates is accessible to all the hot spots in Houston, making it a prime real estate. It is within a short distance drive to major shopping centers including the revitalized Memorial City Mall, the Memorial CityCentre, the Galleria and the Town & Country Village. In addition, it's proximity to the notable Memorial Hermann Hospital Center draws patients from all over the world. Piney Point is also a few minutes away to some of Houston's top restaurants along Westheimer, as well as great restaurants in the Galleria/Uptown area.
What School will the Kids Attend?
Zoned to Houston ISD, the public schools include Emerson Elementary, Briarmeadow Middle School, Revere Middle School, and Lee High School. Private schools nearby include St. Francis Episcopal Day, Grace School, Wesley Academy, St. Cecilia Catholic School, St. Francis de Sales School, The Kinkaid School, Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, St. Agnes College Preparatory, River Oaks Academy, and Second Baptist to name a few. For more information, please click here -- School Report.
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