Greater Heights

Greater Heights

Houston, Texas Homes for Sale

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About Greater Heights

The Greater Heights is a historic neighborhood that is quickly reinventing itself into one of Houston’s most dynamic and popular areas. The Greater Heights is just northwest of downtown. It has recently cultivated a reputation for having a vibrant nightlife and gastronomy scene. The new real estate developments and a surge of new businesses also makes it an attractive neighborhood for homeowners and investors alike.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $310,000 to $3,600,000

Closed Prices: $100,000 to $2,558,500

Median Sale Price: $520,000

Average $ per sq ft: $324

Association Fee Ranges: $205 to $700/quarter, $0 to $1359/mo, $0 to $4290, $0 to $1271

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1894 to 2023

Sq. Ft.: 1894 to 2023 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 0 to 10 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 0 to 9 Bathrooms

Lot Size: 0 - 5+ acres

Getting Around Greater Heights

Around Greater Heights

The Greater Heights area has numerous housing options available—from single-family homes to contemporary townhomes with post-modern designs. You might even find a few historic mansions on the market. While the entire neighborhood is packed with real estate, a large portion of single-family homes are clustered around West 20th Street and North Shepherd Drive.

The Greater Heights has many local non-chain restaurants, both established and new. You can find a lot of unique restaurants on White Oak Drive. There are also many popular eateries in the area that serve everything from hot dogs to tacos to gastropub fare, especially along Studewood Street.

Colorful murals decorating the exteriors of unique local restaurants. Home hunters will also see a variety of architectural styles that reflects the neighborhood’s evolution over the decades: gorgeous early-20th century bungalows sit quietly on West 21st Street, while post-modern duplex homes on the next block grab your attention. On weekends, you can spot bicyclists and joggers on White Oak Bayou trail.

The Greater Heights used to be a sleepy bedroom community, but it has developed a vibrant restaurant scene over the last decade. Just south of the Heights, Washington Avenue has become one of the most popular nightlife spots in the city. For a unique live show experience, check out Dan Electro’s Guitar Bar. Big Star Bar on West 19th Street is a neighborhood favorite that has a beer garden setting.

The Greater Heights has a large bicycling community and also has many avid runners. Locals take advantage of the trails at T.C. Jester Park when the weather is nice and warm. Buffalo Bayou Park is one of the most popular and largest parks in the city. Being located next to Allen Parkway and Downtown, this park is a great starting point for those looking to explore the city.

Locals Love

  • Multiple home styles
  • Proximity to major highways
  • Variety bars and restaurants

Locals Don't Love

  • Expensive homes
  • Traffic on the North Loop Freeway
  • Washington Avenue crowds on weekends

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