The neighborhood of West University Place is located within the city of Houston, Texas.
West University Place is quiet overall, as the streets tend to be peaceful. Public green spaces aren't well-located, which makes them sometimes challenging to reach. Despite that, there are a few parks nearby for residents to explore.
The housing stock of West University Place is composed predominantly of single detached homes and townhouses. About one third of homes in this neighborhood were built prior to the 1960s, while many of the remaining buildings were built in the 1980s and the 1990s. This part of the city has a choice of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 90% of the population of this neighborhood own their home while the rest are renters.
It is a reasonably short walk to get to primary schools from most houses for sale in West University Place. In contrast, it can be difficult to get to high schools as a pedestrian. Home owners have the choice between public and private elementary schools. In terms of food, both general and specialty grocery stores are ordinarily accessible within a short walk from most houses for sale in West University Place. Additionally, there is commonly a restaurant or cafe just around the corner. It is also a rather short walk to a good choice of clothing stores.
A majority of the houses for sale in this area are located in places that are reasonably convenient for walking; many common errands can be run without the use of a vehicle, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well. Driving is often the favored transportation option in this neighborhood. Most homes for sale are a rather short car ride from the closest highway, and finding a place to park is generally easy. On the other hand, the public transit service in West University Place is not especially frequent. Thankfully, the neighborhood is served by a few bus lines, and it is very convenient to find a nearby bus stop from most homes.