Tanglewood is one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in Houston, TX. For the last 50 years it has been one of Houston’s most exclusive and desirable neighborhoods. Tanglewood has a outdoor feel to it, due to its tree-lined streets. English and Mediterranean style homes sit amongst evergreen landscaping. Each home site was planted with two large oak tress plus three oaks added on every corner. As a result, Tanglewood is now one of Houston’s most beautiful wooded areas. The neighborhood was once even rewarded as one of the five best-planned neighborhood subdivisions in the country!
Some of the finest schools in Texas are located in Tanglewood. One such school is St. John’s School, acclaimed by the New York Times to be the “best school in Houston.”
Real estate in Tanglewood is premium. Tanglewood homes are mostly single family homes with media appraised value of over $1,000,000 and are known for their oversized lots that average well over 16,000 square feet. Tanglewood properties are among the most expensive in Houston. The median selling price for a home in the neighborhood is $2,234,500.
Tanglewood is also very nice by foot and it’s easy to do your errands or go to your favorite restaurant like this. Near Uptown Houston, Tanglewood is within a close commute to dining, shopping and entertainment. Tanglewood contains over 300 restaurants, bars and cafes offering all types of cuisines. The nearby Galleria shopping center features stores like Saks Fifth Avenue and Gucci and even has an ice rink and swimming pools. Memorial Park has a nice golf course and is a beautiful place to relax. Excellent food is available at eateries like Houston’s. Texas Beer Bus tour awaits those who want to explore breweries, wineries and distilleries in a fun, safe way.
It is also recommended to visit the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center or the Water Wall.