Katy Texas Real Estate Guide - A Guide To Katy Texas
About Katy Texas
Katy Texas is just 30 miles from downtown Houston Texas. Katy Texas offers citizens the opportunity to live in a city with small town charm and only minutes away from one of the major business centers of the World, Houston Texas.
Katy Texas Real Estate is some of the most affordable housing in the nation today. If you're coming from either the West Coast or the East Coast, you're going to be pleasantly surprised at how much home you can get for the money. It's not uncommon to see people selling their 1100 square foot bungalow's in California and buying 3 and 4 thousand square foot homes here for the same money...or less!
Being close to Houston, Katy Real Estate benefits from being in close but far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the big city and yet still enjoys the real estate appreciation of homes near Houston.
Katy Texas also boast some of the best schools in the country! You have it all right here in Katy! There's no need to look further.
Katy Area Subdivisions
Here is a rundown of some of the more popular subdivisions in the Katy Texas area with a brief description of each.
Cinco Ranch - Cinco Ranch is broken up into about 18 smaller "villages" or mini-subdivisions. Cinco Ranch lies a little to the South and South East of the City limits of Katy Texas, although many people who live in Cinco Ranch believe they are actually in Katy city limits. Grand Lakes - Grand Lakes is located to the South and South West of the city limits of Katy. Grand Lakes has generally larger homes and a few Gated Communities. Grand Lakes in Katy is a fairly new subdivision, the median year of homes built here is 2001. The aveage square footage of homes in Grand Lakes is around 3000sf with a median price of just over $236,000. Seven Meadows - Seven Meadows is located to the South West of the city limits of Katy Texas, just off of Hwy 99 (turn South off of I-10). Seven Meadows homes have a median value of $230,000 with a median square footage of just over 3000 sf. The median year of homes built in Seven Medows is 2003.
Kelliwood - Kelliwood is located to the South of of Katy Texas, just off of Fry Road. Kelliwood homes have a median value of $302,000 with a median square footage of just over 4200sf. The median year of homes built in Kelliwood is 1989. Lake Pointe Estates - Lake Pointe Estates is located to the South West of of Katy Texas, just off of Hwy 99. Lake Pointe Estates homes have a median value of $570,000 with a median square footage of just over 4894sf. The median year of homes built in Lake Pointe Estates is 2002.
Schools In Katy Texas
There are more than 43 schools serving the Katy Texas area including 5 high schools. The Katy ISD is the fastest growing school district in the Houston Texas area and one of the fastest growing in Texas. Many of Katy's schools have been recognized for outstanding performance. To find out more about Katy ISD, visit them on their website at Katyisd.org.
Other Things to do in Katy
Katy Mills Mall lies out West on I-10 and boast 1.3 million square feet of shopping and entertainment. You'll find a huge Bass Pro store facing I-10. You can't miss it. Take the kids in and let them watch the fish in the huge aquarium.
Katy also has some of the finest restraunts anywhere. No matter what kind of food you're after, TexMex, Indian, Italian, SouthWestern, Chinese or just good ole cookin' like Mom's, you'll find it in Katy.
Let's not forget about Golf, the Katy Texas area has 5 Golf courses, not to mention the huge number of other courses within a short driving distance.
The Club at Falcon Point -24503 Falcon Point Dr, Katy, TX 77494, (281)392-2582, private, 18 hole, 6771 yds, Par 72, CR-73.4, S-134
Cinco Ranch Golf Club - 23030 Cinco Ranch Blvd, Katy, TX 77450, (281)395-4653, public, 18 hole, 6922 yds, Par 71, CR-73.7, S-132
Green Meadows Golf Club - (the have an East & West section, call before visiting for more info) 6138 Franz Rd, Katy, TX 77493, (281)391-3670, public, 36 hole
Meadow Brook Farms Golf Club - 9595 South Fry Rd, Katy, TX 77494, (281)693-4653, public, 18 hole, 7100 yds, Par 72, CR-74.2, S-137
Willow Fork Country Club - 21055 Westheimer Pkwy, Katy, TX 77450, (281)579-6262, private, 18 hole, 6954 yds, Par 72, CR-72.4, S-126
As you can see, Katy Texas has most everything anyone could want. So if you don't feel like fighting the Big City, take a short trip out West of Houston and spend a weekend looking at some Katy Texas Real Estate. You won't be sorry!