Greater Fondren Southwest is a neighborhood within Houston, Texas.
Greater Fondren Southwest is reasonably quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several noisier sections, especially close to Southwest Freeway, US Highway 59 or the railway line. It is occasionally difficult to reach parks from many locations in the neighborhood since they aren't well-situated. Despite that, there are a few public green spaces close by for residents to visit.
In Greater Fondren Southwest, about 45% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. This area experienced its main housing boom between 1960 and 1980, so most of the available housing is from this time period. This part of Houston has a good choice of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 60% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas owners make up the remainder.
It is usually possible for home buyers in this part of Houston to do their grocery shopping on foot. Fondren Road is among the best streets for groceries. There are also a limited number of choices for those who care about nearby restaurants and cafes. Moreover, house buyers have access to a good number of nearby clothing stores. Regarding education, in this neighborhood, residents will generally be able to reach primary schools by walking. On the other hand, it can be difficult to reach high schools on foot. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
Most houses for sale in this neighborhood are located in places that are well-suited for walking; many daily errands can be run without the use of a car. Greater Fondren Southwest is not an especially convenient part of Houston for getting around by public transit. Nevertheless, there are approximately 10 bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and most homes are near a bus stop. In contrast, the favored method of transportation in this part of the city is very often a car. It is very easy to find a parking spot.