Afton Oaks is a deed-restricted residential neighborhood in Houston. It is Houston’s first master-planned community, established in the 1920s, and was the address of choice for Houston’s wealthiest at that time. Today, Afton Oaks maintains its reputation as an affluent community.
Located inside Houston’s inner loop, Afton Oaks is nestled east of Loop 610 and just north of US-59/the Southwest Freeway. Key spots within a one-mile radius are the Galleria, Highland Village, the Medical Center and downtown. Afton Oaks is also adjacent to the Greenway Plaza business district.
With over 1,000 topnotch retail, recreation, shopping and dining options just minutes away, residents of this gorgeous neighborhood are certainly not lacking for things to do.
Indeed, Afton Oaks’ curb appeal is among the very best in the inner loop. Homes rest beneath canopies of oak trees on well-maintained streets lined with antique street lamps. Thanks to master planning and 50 years of active civic club involvement and deed restrictions, Afton Oaks remains stunning, peaceful and safe through its employment of a private security detail.
The children of Afton Oaks have excellent school options, both private and within the Houston Independent School District, such as the following:
- George Place Elementary
- Lanier Middle School
- Lamar High School
- Episcopal High School
- John’s School
- Thomas High School
Afton Oaks’ real estate is one of the most sought after in the Houston area. Homes are split between well-preserved, one-story homes built in the 1950s and newly constructed homes.
At a glance
Aside from its proximity to key urban hubs, peaceful surroundings, and gorgeous homes, Afton Oaks is also an excellent place to live, work and play because, but not limited to, the following:
- Afton Oaks is close to Memorial Park, Houston’s largest par The park offers numerous indoor and outdoor recreational facilities including a public golf course, sports fields, playgrounds, a swimming pool and jogging and biking trails.
Afton Oaks is located directly across Westheimer Road from the recently opened River Oaks District, an outdoor shopping complex with luxury retail shops, restaurants, an iPic movie theater and much more.
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