Oak Forest and Garden Oaks

The largest community in Houston!

Oak forest and Garden Oaks are part of the largest subdivisions in Harris County. Both housing divisions were founded by real estate developers and later annexed by the city of Houston. Some of the homes were originally sold to WWII veterans for the grand total of $8,000-$11,000 USD! What a steal! In Oak Forest specifically the homes sold without telephone service but it was eventually added along with a golf course and several other amenities. Both neighborhoods were also called “the most underrated neighborhoods in Houston” by local newspapers like the Houston Press. They even go as far as to state that the area is becoming a “mini Bellaire with affordable prices.”.

Speaking of pricing. The average home in Oak Forest and Garden Oaks is around $356,000.00 USD. The area is part of the Houston Independent School District. Both Oak Forest and Garden Oaks are known for the large Oak, Pecan and Pine trees that shade the homes. If you need help selling your home in Oak forest and Garden Oaks let us know by filling out a home value report HERE!

Schools In

Oak Forest and Garden Oaks!

We mentioned earlier that Oak Forest and Garden Oaks are located in the Houston Independent School District. This school district is a fantastic place for your family to continue their education in Texas. We created a list of schools we think you should look at while doing your research about the area.

Elementary Schools 

  • River Oaks Elementary School
  • West University Elementary School
  • James De Anda Elementary School

Middle Schools

  • Project Crysalis Middle School
  • Mandarin Chinese Language Immersion Magnet School
  • Pine Oak Middle School

High Schools

  • Debakey High School For Health Professionals
  • Carnegie Vanguard High School
  • East Early College High School

If you are looking for more information about Oak Forest and Garden Oaks schools feel free to reach out to us by either filling out the form on this page or giving us a call at 832-454-9456! Don’t forget I’m available via email as well!

Things to do In

Oak Forest and Garden Oaks!

Oak Forest and Garden Oaks has some really good dining options. If you are in the mood for takeout, Tex-Mex or a good brewery, the area has some great options. We created a little list of our favorite spots in the area so you and your family can enjoy some tasty food.

Chimac – Killer Korean BBQ.
Valencia’s Tex Mex Garage – The Best Tex Mex this side of the Pecos.
Dream Wings – Drums or flappers, this wing joint has you covered.
House of Fries – The name says it all It’s a house full of fries. Their burgers are pretty good too.
JINYA Ramen Bar – The best Ramen house in Houston.

Oak Forest and Garden Oaks are both closely located to The Houston Zoo and The Downtown Aquarium. Both places provide a fun safe and most importantly and educational environment fit for the entire family. The are is also home to wonderful parks that are family and dog friendly. Our favorite Oak Forest Park. The Museum of fine Arts is also located near by. Be sure to keep an eye out for all of the festivals and holiday events that are held down town as well! For more information fill the form out and we can keep you updated!

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