Picture of Houston

New Homes in Southwest Houston, TX

Southwest Houston is a diverse region located around Beltway 8 and Highway 6 outside of Interstate 10 just 15 to 25 minutes away from Houston’s City Center. It consists of a mixture of low income as well as upper-class neighborhoods. Originally when one referred to Southwest Houston, they would be referring to the following older neighborhoods: Alief, Fondren Southwest, Meyerland, Sharpstown and Westbury but the region has developed and there are more neighborhoods, each with its own distinct character and feel.

There are over 40 builders who operate in the Houston area as well as contractors who have done a considerable amount of work in Southwest Houston neighborhoods like Bellaire, South Side Place and West University Place.

There are mid-income condominium complexes as well as stately homes that have been built in the region over the years. A lot of Southwest Houston consists of little cities within cities or “islands” that have their own city governments, their own police departments and attract certain types of people. West University Place is one of those island cities located inside Houston’s iconic Beltway 8 loop just a few blocks from Rice University and a few minutes walk from Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. This particular neighborhood has undergone a renaissance with most of the old 20th Century homes making way for newer, more modern styled homes.

Bellaire lies just west of West University Place and is considered to be a more upscale neighborhood, as is Southside place. Housing styles range from ranch styled houses priced from the upper $400s to Tudor, Mediterranean stucco styles with varying bed and bath counts.

Southwest Houston’s school system falls under Houston Independent School District. There are several privately run schools in Southwest Houston like St. Thomas' Episcopal School and Beth Yeshurun Day School in Meyerland. The Robert M. Beren Academy, Episcopal High School. Corpus Christi Catholic School, Westbury Christian School and a considerable number of Charter schools.

The area is also a thriving economic center in Houston. Rice Epicurean Markets have built their corporate offices in the area. Each of the island cities located in the region offers employment opportunities. For instance, the city of Bellaire is where Chevron runs a 33-acre campus. There is also a shopping district located within the region known as Rice Village. The 300-acre campus stretches over ten city blocks and offers a myriad of retail shops.

The local, government-run Marian Park and Community Center has an indoor gymnasium, volleyball court and meeting rooms. There are outdoor amenities, which include an outdoor basketball courts, sports field and a quarter mile bicycle trail. There are old and new master planned communities that offer a country club style like Braeburn Country Club Estates.

To find out more about Southwest Houston neighborhoods, skim through the listings available on Newhomesource.com. This site has all the information on the real estate market in the area and will help you find the perfect home in the perfect neighborhood for you.

Distance

Radius

Exact

25 mi

Exact Location

Cancel Update

Price

Price


to


Cancel Update

Beds & Baths

Bedrooms
Bathrooms

Cancel Update

Schools

School Districts

    Cancel Update

    More

    Home Type
    Home Status
    Special Offers
    Garages
    Living Areas
    Stories/Floors
    Master Bedroom
    Amenities




    Cancel Update



    159 Communities

    All Quick Move-In

    All Hot Deals

    Harvest Green - 70' Homesites by Darling Homes

    Harvest Green - 70' Homesites by Darling  Homes in Houston Texas
    homes in Harvest Green - 70' Homesites by Darling  Homes
    Darling  Homes in Richmond, TX

    From $478,990 - $630,323

    618 Vineyard Hollow Court
    Richmond, TX 77406

    Map

    Builder Community
    12 homes match your search

    Creekside Ranch - Brookstone and Fairway Collections by Lennar

    Creekside Ranch - Brookstone and Fairway Collections by Lennar in Houston Texas
    homes in Creekside Ranch - Brookstone and Fairway Collections by Lennar
    Lennar in Richmond, TX

    From $272,990 - $306,990

    9723 Turquoise Sky Court
    Richmond, TX 77406

    Map

    Builder Community
    7 homes match your search

    • Offers

    Briscoe Falls Preserve by KB Home

    Briscoe Falls Preserve by KB Home in Houston Texas
    homes in Briscoe Falls Preserve by KB Home
    KB Home in Richmond, TX

    From $205,495 - $249,995

    25115 Easton Ramsey Way
    Richmond, TX 77406

    Map

    Builder Community
    12 homes match your search

    • Green

    Harvest Green by Highland Homes

    Harvest Green by Highland Homes in Houston Texas
    homes in Harvest Green by Highland Homes
    Highland Homes in Richmond, TX

    From $368,990 - $499,990

    606 Vineyard Hollow Court
    Richmond, TX 77406

    Map

    Builder Community
    19 homes match your search

    Young Ranch by Beazer Homes

    Young Ranch by Beazer Homes in Houston Texas
    homes in Young Ranch by Beazer Homes
    Beazer Homes in Katy, TX

    From $237,990 - $490,834

    29807 Waverly Park Lane
    Katy, TX 77494

    Map

    Builder Community
    55 homes match your search

    Young Ranch by M/I Homes

    Young Ranch by M/I Homes in Houston Texas
    homes in Young Ranch by M/I Homes
    M/I Homes in Katy, TX

    From $227,990 - $449,990

    29819 Waverly Park Lane
    Katy, TX 77494

    Map

    Builder Community
    45 homes match your search

    Long Meadow Farms 70s by Highland Homes

    Long Meadow Farms 70s by Highland Homes in Houston Texas
    homes in Long Meadow Farms 70s by Highland Homes
    Highland Homes in Richmond, TX

    From $347,990 - $446,990

    20811 Briar Vista Way
    Richmond, TX 77407

    Map

    Builder Community
    19 homes match your search

    Enclave at Brazos Town Center by D.R. Horton

    Enclave at Brazos Town Center by D.R. Horton in Houston Texas
    homes in Enclave at Brazos Town Center by D.R. Horton
    D.R. Horton in Rosenberg, TX

    From $239,990 - $343,990

    6502 Sterling Shores Lane
    Rosenberg, TX 77471

    Map

    Builder Community
    24 homes match your search

    Young Ranch - MPC Series by CalAtlantic Homes

    Young Ranch - MPC Series by CalAtlantic Homes in Houston Texas
    homes in Young Ranch - MPC Series by CalAtlantic Homes
    CalAtlantic Homes in Katy, TX

    From $230,990 - $279,990

    29827 Waverly Park Lane
    Katy, TX 77494

    Map

    Builder Community
    9 homes match your search

    Fieldstone - Fifties by Meritage Homes

    Fieldstone - Fifties by Meritage Homes in Houston Texas
    homes in Fieldstone - Fifties by Meritage Homes
    Meritage Homes in Richmond, TX

    From $257,990 - $349,995

    20302 Rosalina River Court
    Richmond, TX 77407

    Map

    Builder Community
    12 homes match your search

    \