The neighborhood of Braeburn is situated within the city of Houston, Texas.
Braeburn offers a slower-paced ambience and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time in green spaces. This part of Houston is reasonably quiet, as the streets are tranquil - although there are still several noisier areas, especially around US Highway 59 or Southwest Freeway. Finally, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to relax in, like Stein Park, and they are very well-distributed, which results in them being easy to access from most locations in Braeburn.
Most of the housing growth in Braeburn occurred in the 1960s and 1970s. Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing about 55% of buildings in this neighborhood, and the remaining dwellings are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. Renters occupy about two thirds of the units in Braeburn while the rest are occupied by owners. This area has quite a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from most houses for sale in Braeburn. At the elementary level, there are both public and private schools. In terms of food, a supermarket is typically reachable within a short walk from most homes for sale in Braeburn. Gessner Drive is among the best streets for food stores. Additionally, a restaurant is often just around the corner, and a limited number of cafes is available as well. It is also easy to access a number of clothing stores on foot.
This part of Houston will attract physically active house buyers as it is quite convenient for walking; most day-to-day needs are easy to meet on foot, and there are also a fair number of businesses nearby. A car is a very good mode of transportation in this area. Nearby highways, such as US Highway 59, are reasonably easy to access from anywhere in Braeburn, and it is convenient to park. However, Braeburn is not particularly transit friendly. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood, and most homes are very close to a bus stop.