The neighborhood of Greater Greenspoint is located within the city of Houston, Texas.
Greater Greenspoint is relatively quiet, thanks to the presence of few people out and about on the streets; however there can be higher levels of noise for those who are near the railway line, North Freeway or Interstate 45. Reaching green spaces, including Dow Park, is rather challenging from most locations in the neighborhood since they aren't well-situated. Still, there are a few parks nearby for residents to explore.
Large apartment buildings are the predominant housing type, representing roughly 60% of buildings in Greater Greenspoint, while the rest are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. Most of the housing growth in this part of the city happened between 1960 and 1980. This neighborhood has quite a good variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy around 80% of the dwellings in Greater Greenspoint whereas owners occupy the remainder.
The closest grocery store in this neighborhood is typically only a reasonably short walk away. There are also over 150 restaurants and coffee shops in Greater Greenspoint. Furthermore, residents benefit from a good number of nearby clothing stores. With regards to education, it can be challenging to walk to high schools and primary schools from houses for sale in Greater Greenspoint.
Greater Greenspoint is an extremely convenient part of Houston for getting around by car. The majority of real estate listings are a rather short drive from the closest highway, such as Interstate 45, and it is very easy to come across a parking spot. In contrast, this area is not very transit friendly. Nonetheless, residents have access to about 10 bus lines, and bus stops are generally close by. Walking in Greater Greenspoint is not very common, even though most daily needs are convenient to meet without having to resort to a vehicle.