The neighborhood of Langwood is situated in the city of Houston, Texas.
Langwood is a reasonably good neighborhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a relaxed atmosphere. This part of the city is quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several louder areas, especially near the railway line, Northwest Freeway or US Route 290. Lastly, it is easy to get to public green spaces in the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore.
In Langwood, around 40% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, and the rest of the properties are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. The average year of construction for buildings in this neighborhood is 1964. This part of Houston also has a good variety of housing size options - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy about two thirds of the dwellings in Langwood whereas owners occupy the remainder.
The nearest supermarket in Langwood is generally only a short walk away. In addition, this part of the city is a fairly good place in which to eat out, for instance on Northwest Freeway, and home buyers benefit from a few cafes as well. With regards to education, it is a rather short walk to reach primary schools from most properties for sale in this neighborhood. However, there are no high schools in this neighborhood.
This part of the city will draw physically active home buyers since it is quite well-suited for walking; many common errands can be run on foot. Langwood is very car friendly. Parking is quite easy, and it is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway, such as US Route 290, from any location in Langwood. However, public transit riders may have limited options in this part of the city due to the low service level. Thankfully, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are generally nearby.