Located in Texas, United States, the city of Bellaire is located in the Houston metropolitan area.
Bellaire offers a calm atmosphere and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Public green spaces are very well-located and there are a few of them close by for residents to discover, which makes it easy to get to them. This part of the Houston metropolitan area is quiet overall, as the streets are reasonably peaceful - although that is not the case closer to Interstate 610.
The median year of construction for houses in Bellaire is 1990. The sizeable percentage of single detached homes in the housing stock of this city is an important part of its character. Roughly 95% of the units in the city are occupied by home owners whereas the remainder are rented. This city has quite a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is a reasonably short walk to access both primary and secondary schools from any location in Bellaire. Residents have the choice between public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Concerning eating, a grocery store is generally accessible within a rather short walk from any home in Bellaire. Additionally, this part of the Houston metropolitan area is a fairly good place in which to eat out, and a small number of coffee shops can be found as well.
Most homes for sale in this city are located in areas that are suitable for walking; meeting daily needs is convenient by walking, and a variety of businesses are reasonably close by. The preferred method to move around in Bellaire is usually driving. Parking is generally easy, and many real estate listings are a short car ride from the nearest highway, such as US Highway 59. On the other hand, the public transit service in Bellaire is not especially frequent. Nevertheless, home owners are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby.