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Best Neighborhoods in Kingwood, Texas
It can be difficult to choose the right subdivision for your family when moving to Kingwood. The many “villages” often run together, especially for those unfamiliar with the area. However, there are a few key differences to keep in mind when choosing a neighborhood. In no particular order, here are the top 5 neighborhoods in Kingwood, TX.
Bear Branch is an older neighborhood in Kingwood that is largely made up of mid-priced homes, with prices in the mid-$200k range. Because it’s an older part of town, the trees are more mature and therefore much larger and shadier than other areas. It embraces the tagline “livable forest” and has access to some of the best parts of the Greenbelt Trails. Bear Branch is perhaps the most aesthetically pleasing of the Kingwood neighborhoods as it truly embodies the natural beauty of the forest and is, overall, a very serene subdivision. It is home to Bear Branch Elementary, which was rated a five-star elementary school by SchoolDigger and consistently ranks well above average in test scores. It is also zoned for Kingwood and Creekwood middle school, both of which have four-star ratings from SchoolDigger. Bear Branch is zoned for Kingwood High School, the larger of the two public high schools in the area, which has also been rated a five-star school by SchoolDigger and has above-average test scores.
Riverchase has a higher average home value, with most of its real estate falling in the mid-$300k range. Riverchase is a smaller community that is home to beautiful, large houses. Its location is excellent, with easy access to Kingwood Drive and Northpark Drive. It is somewhere in the middle relative to other neighborhoods in terms of the age of the subdivision, with most homes dating back to 1995. If your family is looking for a neighborhood with few crowds in the streets and outstanding community amenities, Riverchase might be the neighborhood for you. It is home to Shadow Forest Elementary School, which is rated five-stars by SchoolDigger and garners above-average test scores. Riverchase is zoned for Riverwood Middle and Kingwood High schools, both rated five-stars by SchoolDigger.
Woodland Hills is on the lower end as far as home value, with most if its homes falling in the mid-to-upper-$100k range. As far as convenience and proximity to major streets, you can’t beat Woodland Hills. It is close to Kingwood Drive, West lake Houston parkway, and Northpark Drive, all of which provide easy access to local commercial establishments. It is an older neighborhood, with most homes having been established in the 1970s, and consequently has a very well-established atmosphere. The nearby elementary school, Kings Manor Elementary, was given a three-star rating from SchoolDigger. It is zoned for Kingwood Middle School, a four-star rated school, and Kingwood Park High School, which is the smaller of the two nearby public high schools and was rated four-stars by SchoolDigger.
While Kings Point is slightly more secluded from the busier, more commercial parts of town, it has a wide array of real estate and is, therefore, a great option when looking for your family’s new home. Homes in Kings Point can range from mid-$100k to well over $1 million. It is a large subdivision dating back to 1987 and is home to many different kinds of homes, from 2 bedrooms to 6 bedrooms. It has access to some of the best sections of the Kingwood parks and Greenbelt Trails, and is representative of many different architectural time periods and styles. There is bound to be a home that fits your family’s needs. Its elementary school, Willow Creek Elementary, has a five-star rating from SchoolDigger and consistently ranks well above average in test scores. Kings Point is zoned for Riverwood Middle School and Kingwood High School, both of which have been rated five-stars by SchoolDigger.
Woodstream is worth a second look because of its extreme convenience and proximity to multiple major roads. It is a straight shot up Northpark Drive to West Lake Houston Parkway, Highway 59, and Mills Branch. All of these provide easy access to Kingwood Drive, FM 1960, and Loop 494, all of which are dense with commercial retail and dining establishments. This neighborhood is filled with young families and is a great area to walk around and explore. It also just a short drive to East End Park. Home values are mid-level for Kingwood, falling mostly in the mid-$200k to mid-$300k range. It houses Hidden Hollow Elementary, a four-star school, and Shadow Forest Elementary, a five-star school. Woodstream is zoned for Riverwood Middle School (five-stars), Creekwood Middle School (four-stars), and Kingwood High School (five-stars).