Highland Village is among Houston’s highly prized neighborhoods – valued for its quiet and convenience.
Easily accessible via Westheimer Road, the neighborhood is located near the intersection of Loop 610 and the Southwest Freeway. It is also surrounded by a few of Houston’s most affluent communities, including Greenway Plaza, Upper Kirby, Afton Oaks and River Oaks.
Highland Village’s central location allows its residents to enjoy Houston’s recreation, dining, retail and cultural scenes without the long commute. Key Houston hubs include the Galleria, the Museum District, downtown and the Medical Center. Commercial areas consist of the Highland Village Shopping Center, Central Market and Rice Village.
Locally, the community boasts grocers and stores that offer organically grown fruits, vegetables, wines and cheeses.
With only around 500 homes, Highland Village is able to maintain its small neighborhood feel. In addition, the deed-restricted community preserves the integrity of the homes’ original architecture and the neighborly vibe. Today, a home in Highland Village offers a more affordable alternative to its pricier neighbors while maintaining the same serene atmosphere.
This upscale neighborhood is able to remain safe and peaceful thanks to the work of the Highland Village Civic Club. Therefore, residents enjoy a better quality of life because homes are secure and home values remain steady.
Highland Village falls under the Houston Independent School District. Residents are zoned to the following public schools:
- George Place Elementary
- Lanier Middle School
- Lamar High School
Other popular private schools include the following:
- The Kinkaid School
- John’s School
The home selections in Highland Village include the following:
- Preserved 1950s-style homes stipulated in deed restrictions
- Traditional and ranch-style homes
- Vintage bungalows
- New construction homes
Older styles dominate the neighborhood streets. They are an excellent housing option, as they are either prime for renovations, or they have already been tastefully renovated.
Newer homes come in other architectural styles such as French and contemporary. They can be found in lot sizes ranging from 6,000 to 9,000 square feet. All of the newer homes are built in line with Highland Village’s deed restrictions.
At a glance
Life in Highland Village means enjoying the best of what Houston has to offer, including the following:
- Highland Village farmers market every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. showcasing produce from local farmers and vendors, as well as goods crafted by hometown artisans.
- Highland Village Shopping Center, a 50-year-old commercial hub featuring upscale boutiques, amazing specialty stores and a great selection of restaurants.
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