South Belt - Ellington is a neighborhood within Houston, Texas.
It remains relatively quiet in South Belt - Ellington, as there are very few pedestrians. Access to green spaces, including Gulf Palms Park, is sometimes difficult from a lot of locations within the neighborhood since they aren't well-spread out. Still, there are a few parks nearby for residents to explore.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 60% of the dwellings in South Belt - Ellington, and large apartment buildings are also present in the housing stock. Around 40% of homes in this neighborhood were built since the year 2000, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of Houston has a good variety of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Home owners occupy around 60% of the units in the neighborhood while the rest are rented.
It is a reasonably short walk to reach primary schools from any location in South Belt - Ellington. In contrast, home buyers may consider it difficult to reach high schools on foot. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. As far as eating is concerned, the nearest grocery store in this neighborhood is usually only a reasonably short walk away. Residents are served by over 150 restaurants and cafes as well.
Driving is usually the best method to navigate South Belt - Ellington. The majority of homes for sale are a rather short drive from the closest highway, and it is especially convenient to park. In contrast, public transit users may experience very limited options in this part of the city as a result of the infrequent service. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines traversing the neighborhood. It is sometimes difficult for pedestrians to navigate South Belt - Ellington as few daily errands can be run without the use of a vehicle.