A Hidden Gem in Houston

River Oaks
River Oaks


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.

River Oaks
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.


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.


  • 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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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...

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Rob Adams Properties, Inc.

5 Bed • 5 Bath • 5,140 Sf • 1 Acres


5360 Spring Park St, Houston

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. Adjoinin...

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Adkins Real Estate Services

6 Bed • 7 Bath • 8,305 Sf


5415 Holly Springs Dr, Houston

Welcome To 5415 Holly Springs In The Heart Of Tanglewood. This Custom-tailored Mediterranean Mansion Is The Epitome Of Style & Grace. Finished Out ...

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Martha Turner Sotheby's
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Reduced 1%

5 Bed • 6 Bath • 8,782 Sf


5950 Stones Throw Rd, Houston

Classic Curb Appeal In This Fine Southern Home Aptly Named ''caroline.'' Walkway W/antique Pavers Leads To Gracious Front Elevation W/lime Washed B...

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John Daugherty, REALTORS

6 Bed • 7 Bath • 8,765 Sf


5616 Sugar Hill Dr, Houston

Gracious Distressed Brick & Cast Stone Home Completed In 2007! This 6 Bdrm, 6 Full Bths,2 Half Bth Home Is Well Appointed! Amenities Include Superb...

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Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty

5 Bed • 6 Bath • 7,612 Sf


463 Brown Saddle, Houston

This Stunning Home Was Conceived By Ryan Gordon And Has Been Meticulously Constructed By Kirksey Homes. With Expected Completion In January 2018, ...

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Thad Davis, Broker
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Reduced 2%

5 Bed • 6 Bath • 7,651 Sf


5683 Longmont Dr, Houston

Beautiful New Construction In Tanglewood W/ Stunning Stone Exterior & Impressive Interior Details. Entry W/soaring 30 Ceilings, Grand Staircase, G...

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John Daugherty, REALTORS

5 Bed • 7 Bath • 8,977 Sf


5559 Holly Springs, Houston

High And Dry, Never Lived In Tanglewood Home On 19,984 Sq.ft. Lot, Super Upgraded After Purchase With Elevator,pool,outside Living Areas,circular D...

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Uptown Real Estate Group, Inc.

5 Bed • 6 Bath • 7,704 Sf • 1 Acres


5539 Cranbrook Rd, Houston

Captivating Beauty Envelopes This Georgian Home Nestled On A Gorgeous Lot Graced By Mature Trees And Professional Landscaping. This Stunning Reside...

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Martha Turner Sotheby's
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Reduced 3%

4 Bed • 8 Bath • 7,162 Sf


5325 Lynbrook Dr, Houston

Intelligently Designed By Hampton Lane To Anticipate Every Need In A Luxury Home. Elegant Finishes Throughout All Three Floors W/ Special Attention...

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Martha Turner Sotheby's

5 Bed • 7 Bath • 7,473 Sf


238 Maple Valley Rd, Houston

Did Not Flood Bolio Custom Homes Combined A Classical Slurry Concrete/brick Finish With A Spacious Floorplan In This New French Country Inspired Es...

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Heritage Texas Properties
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5 Bed • 7 Bath • 7,240 Sf


5376 Cedar Creek Dr, Houston

Exceptional Custom Home Built With Meticulous Attention To Detail And Craftsmanship By Temple Pace.did Not Flood During Harvey. Architect Is Travis...

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Greenwood King Properties

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Listing information last updated on November 23rd, 2017 at 7:10am CST.

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