Spring Branch East is a neighborhood in Houston, Texas.
The character of Spring Branch East is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. The noise levels in this area are low, as the streets are usually reasonably peaceful - although that is not the case closer to Katy Freeway, Interstate 610 or the railway line. Lastly, access to public green spaces is easy from most locations within neighborhood and there are a few of them close by for residents to explore.
In Spring Branch East, roughly 45% of buildings are single detached homes, and the remaining dwellings are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This neighborhood has a selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 60% of the units in the neighborhood are occupied by renters and 40% are occupied by owners. The average year of construction for buildings in this neighborhood is 1971.
The closest supermarket in Spring Branch East is typically only a short walk away. Likewise, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a fair number of opportunities, and a limited variety of cafes is available as well. A decent choice of clothing stores is also situated within a rather short walking distance. Concerning education, residents will appreciate that wherever their home is located in Spring Branch East, primary as well as high schools are close by. In addition to public schools, there are also private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Spring Branch East will draw physically active house buyers as it is reasonably well-suited for traveling on foot; many common errands can be run without the use of a car. This part of Houston is especially car friendly. It is a reasonably short drive to the closest highway, such as Northwest Freeway, from any location in Spring Branch East, and it is very convenient to park. However, commuting by transit can be difficult in this area by reason of the low service level. Thankfully, the neighborhood is served by about 20 bus lines, and the closest bus stop is generally very close.