The neighborhood of Oak Forest - Garden Oaks can be found in the city of Houston, Texas.
Oak Forest - Garden Oaks 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 there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although that is not the case around Northwest Freeway, Interstate 610 or the railway line. Lastly, access to green spaces from a lot of locations in the neighborhood, like T C Jester Park and American Legion Park, is easy since there are about 10 of them close by for residents to discover.
In Oak Forest - Garden Oaks, most of the dwellings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. This part of Houston also has a good choice of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 60% of the units in the neighborhood and 40% are occupied by renters. The median year of construction for buildings in this neighborhood is 1963.
Property buyers will appreciate the short distance from primary as well as high schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of homes for sale in this area. Besides public schools, there are also private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. With regards to food, it is straightforward to reach the nearest grocery store on foot from most houses for sale in this part of the city. There are also a limited number of options for those who care about restaurants and cafes in close proximity.
Walking is quite practical for home buyers in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks; meeting day-to-day needs is convenient on foot. Driving is an excellent transportation option in this part of the city. Many houses for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 610, and it is very easy to park. In contrast, the public transit service in this neighborhood is not very frequent. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines, and it is very convenient to reach a nearby bus stop from most houses.