Established shortly after the end of World War II, the first wave of homes built in Oak Forest were sold primarily to military veterans. A considered plan allowed for the future construction of schools, churches, parks and commercial interests, ensuring that the area would be developed to create a true community. Today, Oak Forest, Houston real estate provides homes to more than 23,000 residents. Properties for sale in Oak Forest range from large, recently constructed family houses on spacious lots, to great value ranch homes in popular neighborhoods.
Oak Forest Houses & Homes
Located on the northwestern outer edge of the Inner Loop, Oak Forest is an excellent location for those requiring easy access to Houston Heights, downtown Houston and beyond. Owners of Oak Forest houses and homes are blessed with excellent amenities right on the doorstep too, with the Oak Forest Shopping Center and numerous neighborhood stores within walking distance. Numerous parks in the Oak Forest area offer a range of recreational facilities, including playgrounds, sports field, bicycle trail and a skate park.
This large residential area is served by several public schools, overseen by Houston Independent School District. A number of private educational facilities also operate within the Oak Forest, Houston area and in adjacent Garden Oaks.
For expert advice regarding buying or selling an Oak Forest home, please contact West End Realty, at your earliest convenience. We are always happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the Houston real estate market.