A Hidden Gem in Houston
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.
- The Galleria
- Uptown Park
- Post Oak Plaza
- 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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5 Bed • 6 Bath • 9,721 Sf • 1 Acres
5922 Shady River Dr, Houston
A Tanglewood Treasure. This Timeless Residence Blends Classic Architecture With Exemplary Craftsmanship While Showcasing A Prominent Placement Over...View Listing
5 Bed • 7 Bath • 10,203 Sf • 1 Acres
5609 Lynbrook Dr, Houston
Nestled On An Eminent Corner Parcel In Prime Tanglewood Is A Magnificent French Normandy Masterpiece Designed By Robert Dame. Nearly 10,200 Square-...View Listing
6 Bed • 9 Bath • 10,314 Sf
5433 Tupper Lake Dr, Houston
Amazing Tanglewood New Construction, Built & Designed By The Award Winning Frankel Building Group. Grand Entry Leads To The Wood Paneled Study & Fo...View Listing
6 Bed • 9 Bath • 9,617 Sf
5930 Green Tree Rd, Houston
A Tanglewood Spanish-inspired Gem Tucked On An Expansive Corner. This Home Boasts Luxurious Features And Finishes. Upon Entry, You Have A Library W...View Listing
6 Bed • 9 Bath • 9,280 Sf
5622 Candlewood Dr, Houston
A Model Of Unbridled Sophistication, This Newly Constructed Contemporary Georgian Home Is Located 2 Parcels Off Tanglewood Blvd. The 6 Bedroom, 8 F...View Listing
7 Bed • 9 Bath • 9,997 Sf
5640 Doliver Dr, Houston
Settled On Nearly Half An Acre In The Heart Of Tanglewood, This Exquisite Transitional European Estate Has Just Been Completed By Iraj Taghi Custom...View Listing
4 Bed • 6 Bath • 9,208 Sf
5538 Doliver Dr, Houston
Refined, Light-filled Estate On A Double Lot With A Floorplan Arranged For Maximum Art Display And Elegant, Easy Daily Living And Entertaining. Ame...View Listing
5 Bed • 9 Bath • 12,426 Sf • 1 Acres
5496 Holly Springs, Houston
Majestic Tanglewood Residence Situated On Over Half An Acre Of Manicured Grounds Offering A Commanding Presence Overlooking The Boulevard. Magnific...View Listing
4 Bed • 5 Bath • 7,998 Sf
5430 Lynbrook Dr, Houston
Well Appointed Multiple Award Winning 2014 Executive Estate By Matt Powers (2019 Best Custom Home Builder) & Jane Page Design. Located In The Heart...View Listing
6 Bed • 9 Bath • 9,140 Sf
5632 Lynbrook Dr, Houston
In A Premier Location Moments Away From Tanglewood Blvd, This Newly-constructed, European-inspired Residence Completed By Iraj Taghi Custom Homes I...View Listing
5 Bed • 5 Bath • 5,140 Sf • 1 Acres
5360 Spring Park St, Houston
Positioned On A Secluded Cul-de-sac Next To Park-like Property Owned By Tanglewood Corp. Formal Gardens + Patios Surround This Refined, Georgian Re...View Listing
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Listing information last updated on March 23rd, 2019 at 3:10am CDT.