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Tanglewood


A Hidden Gem in Houston

River Oaks
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Tanglewood is one of Houston’s most exclusive and sought-after neighborhoods due to its beauty, tranquility and reputation of grand homes on large lots. Because of its close proximity to the Galleria/Uptown areas, there is plenty of entertainment, dining and shopping for residents. The neighborhood is famous for the wide variety of homes, vast lawn beds, big colorful bushes of azaleas and beautiful live-oak trees that line the winding roads.

Nestled just outside of Houston’s 610 loop, inside Beltway 8 and about 7 miles west of Downtown Houston sits Tanglewood, one of Houston’s premier neighborhoods. Famous for its grand homes on half acre lots and winding roads lined with live oak trees, Tanglewood offers a peaceful beauty right outside a bustling community of high-end shopping, dining and nightlife. Named after Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Tanglewood Tales,” the neighborhood began as a development of 750 acres in 1930, with the first home sold in 1949. It is also known to be the former residence of former President George H. W. Bush and the home to the members-only Houston Country Club.

With its close proximity to Downtown and Uptown Houston, there is never a shortage of things to do in Tanglewood. One of the most attractive features of this neighborhood, besides the beautiful homes, is the nearby shopping and dining. Tanglewood is just a few turns away from Uptown Houston and the Galleria. This international shopping destination hosts more than 24 million visitors annually and offers world-class shopping with more than 375 stores, 30 restaurants, two hotels, and a full-sized ice rink. It is home to a list of designers, including Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Chanel, Jimmy Choo, and Ralph Lauren, among many others.

As one of the wealthiest communities in one of the most perse cities in the United States, you have access to some of the most exquisite restaurants that guarantee privacy while also giving you the feel of a friendly neighborhood environment. Whether residents are in the mood for Italian, American, Mexican, seafood, steaks or health-conscious ingredients, there is a solution for every hunger pang.

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River Oaks

A beautiful location for those who love to stay active while enjoying the Houston weather, Tanglewood Boulevard is lined by trees that have been planted by the Tanglewood Garden Club and provides benches that serve as a gathering or relaxation point. Grady Park is within walking distance and a basketball court, short running trail, tennis courts and plenty of greenspace for fitness activities. 

Home to some of the best schools in the area, Tanglewood is zoned to the Houston Independent School district and offers and few options for public and private education. Briargrove Elementary is an International Baccalaureate World School that features a gifted and talented program. Grady Middle School’s core enrichments include technology visual arts, music and Spanish. High school students are zoned to a variety of magnet schools that focus on technology-based curriculum like media relations and computer sciences. Private schools serve students from Pre-K to grade 12, with a few of them centered around religion infused education.

Tanglewood is known for its large, elegant, sophisticated homes with the valuable land value to match. The neighborhood has a home for every design preference. Real Estate consists of a charming mix of architectural masterpieces, from contemporary Mediterranean estates to modern and traditional styles. Tanglewood condos and townhomes are ideal for working professionals and small families due to the easy commute to the Galleria, Downtown and the Energy Corridor.


Essentials

Population: 32,855

Downtime: Tanglewood is known as one of Houston's most expensive neighborhoods and for its beautiful Oak trees that line many of the streets. The neighborhood features many hiking and biking trails perfect for the outdoor enthusiast and is just minutes away from Downtown, the Galleria, and the Energy Corridor.

Shopping

  • The Galleria
  • Uptown Park
  • Post Oak Plaza

Dining

  • Dish Society
  • Local Foods
  • Ciao Bello
  • Table 57

Entertainment and Popular Places to Visit

  • Houston Country Club
  • Tanglewood Boulevard's Walking and Biking Trail 
  • Trotter Family YMCA
  • YogaOne Studios

Schools in the Area

  • Tanglewood Middle School
  • Briargrove Elementary
  • Tanglewood Academy

 

Tanglewood Real Estate

If you’re looking for a wonderful home with valuable land to match, you’ve come to the right place. Tanglewood has a home for every design preference. Real Estate consists of a charming mix of architectural masterpieces, from contemporary Mediterranean estates to modern and traditional styles. Tanglewood condos and townhomes are ideal for working professionals and small families due to the easy commute to the Galleria, Downtown and the Energy Corridor.

Tanglewood Townhomes and Condos

Tanglewood condos and townhomes are great homes for working professionals and small families due to its easy commute to the Galleria, downtown, and the Energy Corridor to suit all your essential needs. In addition, these spaces are sought after for their flexibility. Individuals can mold the space available in these units to fit their own style and design preference. These homes also offer a great sense of community among its residents, perfect for any newcomer to adjust to the new area easily.


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5360 Spring Park St, Houston, Texas - $7,460,000

Single-Family
  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 5,140 SQFT
  • 100 DOM
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Traditional Home On 1.369 Acres In Tanglewood. Spacious Cul-de-sac Lot With Only Three Lots On The Street. The Lot Is The Fifth Largest Lot In Tanglewood. Adjoining Lot (1.048 Acres) Next Door Also For Sale. Great Opportunity To Combine Two Large ...

Adkins Real Estate Services
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N/A, Houston, Texas - $5,750,000

Single-Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 9,208 SQFT
  • 407 DOM
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Refined Home On A Double Lot With A Floorplan Arranged For Both Elegant And Easy Daily Living And Entertaining. Amenities Include Large Gathering Rooms With Multiple Conversation Areas And Walls Of Windows; Superbly Appointed Kitchen; Sheltered Ou...

Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty

5950 Stones Throw Rd, Houston, Texas - $5,295,000

Single-Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 8,782 SQFT
  • 24 DOM
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Classic Curb Appeal In This Fine Southern Home Aptly Named ''caroline.'' Walkway W/antique Pavers Leads To Gracious Front Elevation W/lime Washed Brick, Powder Blue Shutters, Slate Roof & Copper Gutters. Elegant Living Room W/antique Beams, Custom...

John Daugherty, REALTORS

5541 Longmont Dr, Houston, Texas - $3,999,000

Single-Family
  • 6 Beds
  • Baths
  • 8,026 SQFT
  • 18 DOM
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Elegant Slurried Brick Facade, Slate Roof, Ram Windows & Impeccable Design Sets This New Construction Apart. Interiors Feature The Best Of The Best W/segreto Plaster, Limestone Fireplace Surrounds, Exposed Brick Accents & Antique Timber Treatments...

Greenwood King Properties

5635 Longmont Dr, Houston, Texas - $3,950,000

Single-Family
  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 7,447 SQFT
  • 32 DOM
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Built In 2007 (hcad) This Fabulous 5 Bedroom, 5 Bath, 4-car Garage Home Features A Heated Pool, Summer Kitchen With Danish Fireplace, Separate Guest Quarters, Large Family Room W/6 Dbl French Doors Overlooking Pool Area, Exceptional Wine Room, Gre...

Greenwood King Properties

5683 Longmont Dr, Houston, Texas - $3,760,000

Single-Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 7,651 SQFT
  • 77 DOM
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Beautiful New Construction In Tanglewood Features Natural Stone & Stunning Classic Details. Impressive Entry W/soaring 30 Ceilings & Grand Staircase. Formals, Den, Private Study, Butler S Pantry/bar, Gourmet Island Kitchen Featuring Subzero & The...

John Daugherty, REALTORS
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5524 Sturbridge Dr, Houston, Texas - $3,699,900

Single-Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 6,435 SQFT
  • 25 DOM
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Beautiful Home In Tanglewood That Has Been Completely Remodeled Sitting On One Of The Largest Lots On A Quiet Street. The Open Concept Living, Dining, And Kitchen With Grand Views Of The Back Yard Is Stunning. The Big Oak Trees In The Front And ...

Coldwell Banker United, REALTORS
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5325 Lynbrook Dr, Houston, Texas - $3,650,000

Single-Family
  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 7,162 SQFT
  • 3 DOM
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Stunning Stone Mansion - Completed Oct 30! Premium Lot On Prestigious Street. Fabulous Master Suite; Separate Sitting And Sleeping Rooms Divide The Suite Featuring Her Full Bath And Closet And His Full Bath And Closet (in Paneled Mahogany). Great ...

Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty
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238 Maple Valley Rd, Houston, Texas - $3,395,000

Single-Family
  • 5 Beds
  • Baths
  • 7,054 SQFT
  • 132 DOM
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Complete & Move-in Ready French Inspired Family Home By Bolio Custom Homes. Amazing Attention To Detail From The Beautiful Brick Slurry Exterior To The Interior Custom Finishes. Grand Entry. Formal Dining W/ Wine Rm. Study/library With Fireplace. ...

Rob Adams Properties, Inc.
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5806 Shady Riv, Houston, Texas - $3,390,000

Single-Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 7,898 SQFT
  • 186 DOM
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This Tanglewood Masterpiece Is Just Complete! With Modern Style And Tudor Inspiration, This Home Provides The Pinnacle Of Luxury And Family Living Along With Superior Construction By Renowned Builder, Yago Custom Builders. The House Boasts An Op...

Thad Davis, Broker

5341 Cedar Creek Dr, Houston, Texas - $3,375,000

Single-Family
  • 4 Beds
  • Baths
  • 6,768 SQFT
  • 14 DOM
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Fabulous Master Suite With Huge His And Hers Separate Closets. Gorgeous Guest Suite; 4 Bedrooms In Total. This Graceful And Sophisticated Soft French Contemporary Home With Plastered Walls In Formal Dining. Luxury, Beauty And Light Abound In This ...

Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty
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5413 Sturbridge Dr, Houston, Texas - $3,350,000

A Remarkable And Rare Opportunity Presents Itself To Own Over 3/4 Of An Acre Of Cleared And Level Grounds Offering An Exclusive Tangelwood Address. Beautiful Setting Enhanced By Towering Trees And Surrounded By Some Of Houston's Most Exceptional E...

John Daugherty, REALTORS

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Listing information last updated on May 27th, 2017 at 5:56pm CDT.