Channelview is a municipality situated in the Houston metropolitan area, which is part of Texas, United States.
Channelview is quiet, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially close to Market Street-East Freeway or the railway line. Access to parks in the municipality, such as River Terrace Park, is rather challenging since they are distributed sporadically. Still, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to enjoy.
Most of buildings are single detached homes, making it easy to find detached homes in Channelview, whereas the rest are mainly mobile homes. The average year of construction for properties in this municipality is 1980. This part of the Houston metropolitan area has quite a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the dwellings in the municipality are occupied by home owners while the rest are rented.
A supermarket is usually accessible within a rather short walk from most properties for sale in Channelview. A small number of restaurants and coffee shops are available as well. Concerning education, high schools and primary schools are not very numerous in Channelview, and for this reason tend to require a rather long walk to get to. Locals have the option of public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
A car is a great transportation option in Channelview. It is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway, such as Market Street-East Freeway, from any location in Channelview, and it is very convenient to park. On the other hand, traveling on foot is not very practical for house buyers in this municipality since very few daily errands can be run without having to resort to a vehicle.