Braeswood is rich in history, with a mix of older ranch style homes and newer mansions. Braeswood Place keeps its community members up to date with events, meetings, and hot topics through the monthly newsletter known as “The Sentinel”. The Moms Club and Garden Club are some of the organizations that the community members participate in. Old Braeswood has a Tree Planting Program to increase home values and community togetherness. Residents stay fit and have fun at Kyle Young Park, which provides a tennis court and shaded playground for the Braeswood Park is located in the heart of Old Braeswood, and is maintained by the Old Braeswood Park Corp.
Keeping the neighborhood safe is a top priority for the community members and Braeswood Place offers both a Vacation Watch program and a Constable Patrol program to keep your family and your homes safe. Old Braeswood employs SEAL Security Solutions to patrol the neighborhoods, utilizing both foot patrol and vehicle officers.
This area offers over a hundred restaurants to dine at including Houston’s well known Pappas BBQ and the legendary Hanks Ice Cream. The breakfast must have is Glazed Doughnut Café – be sure to try “The Macon”, a maple bacon topped doughnut!!
Kroger, Randall’s, and Fiesta fulfill the grocery needs for the community members, with Whole Foods a few minutes north. Target offers both grocery and shopping services. The shopping scene in Braeswood offers a strip center full of retail shops, with Meyerland Plaza and Rice Village just minutes away.
Twain and Longfellow are the elementary schools for the neighborhood, both receiving a 4 out of 5 star rating from the community. Pershing is the middle school and Lamar and Bellaire serve the high school needs for this area. Pershing Middle School offers a dynamic range of arts, sports and academics. Bellaire High School offers 10 world languages and numerous clubs for the students to stay involved whereas Lamar is known for its challenging International Baccalaureate program.
Home prices range from the low $500s for older the ranch style homes to over $2 million for the newer mansions.
*School zoning information should be independently verified. School zoning is subject to change.