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.
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.
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.
Post Oak Plaza
Entertainment and Popular Places to Visit
Houston Country Club
Tanglewood Boulevard's Walking and Biking Trail
Trotter Family YMCA
Schools in the Area
Tanglewood Middle School
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.
Traditional Home On 1.37 Acres In Tanglewood. Spacious Cul-de-sac Lot With Only Three Lots On The Street. Fifth Largest Lot In Tanglewood. Adjoining Lot (1.04 Acres) Next Door Also For Sale (mls# 3102946). Combine Two Large Tanglewood Lots (2.418 ...
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...
Elegant Slurried Brick Facade, Slate Roof,ram Windows,steel Doors & 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 ...
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...
Intelligently Designed By Hampton Lane To Anticipate Every Need In A Luxury Home. Elegant Finishes Throughout All Three Floors W/ Special Attention To Flow; Room Purpose; And Natural Light. Ceilings 11-ft And Up; Finest Cabinetry And Stone. Impres...
Captivating Beauty Envelopes This Georgian Home Nestled On A Gorgeous Lot Graced By Mature Trees And Professional Landscaping. This Stunning Residence Boasts Extraordinary Millwork Throughout Reflecting A Blend Of Inspiration And Beautiful Archite...
Graceful And Sophisticated French Contemporary By Ultra-luxury Builder Hampton Lane. Sumptuous Master Suite With Spacious, Lavishly-appointed Dual Baths And Custom-fitted Closets. Exceptional Guest Suite Plus Luxurious Secondary Bedrooms. Venetian...
Storm Update: All Dry! Move In Ready! New Construction Home By Michalson Builders Offers An Exceptional Tanglewood Location Within Close Proximity To Houston Country Club. Inviting Foyer Flanked By A Formal Dining Rm & Study. Gourmet Kitchen Opens...
Did Not Flood Bolio Custom Homes Combined A Classical Slurry Concrete/brick Finish With A Spacious Floorplan In This New French Country Inspired Estate In Tanglewood. The Result Is A Luxurious Layout That Includes A Master Suite And A Family Room...
Lavishly Appointed 5 Bedroom Mediterranean Residence Offering Spectacular Living Spaces Combined W/ A Prestigious Tanglewood Address. Grand Reception Hall. Paneled Study. Wet Bar. Gourmet Island Kitchen Open To Breakfast Room. Master Suite Up W/ P...
Situated On An Oversized Lot, This Custom Built Home Was Designed By Joe Carroll Williams. The Floor Plan Wraps Around A Central Slate Patio And Carefully Assimilates The Indoor And Outdoor Elements. Great Natural Light And Resplendent Views Of Th...
Mediterranean Masterpiece Exudes Exceptional Quality Consistently In The Entire Home. Home Features 5 Bedrooms, 7 & 2 Half Baths, Formal Living & Dining Rooms, Library, Powder & Den That Opens To Chef's Kitchen W/quality Appliances. Main Level Mas...
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Listing information last updated on September 26th, 2017 at 3:55am CDT.