West University TX Homes & Real Estate

West University, or West U, is a neighborhood in Houston, TX, known for its low-profile, and highly affluent living. This city in Houston’s inner loop is just minutes away from important Houston landmarks, such as downtown, the Galleria, and the Texas Medical Center.

West U is near River Oaks, Montrose, Museum District and Memorial Villages plus near upscale shopping in Rice Village. Its north-to-south boundary is Bissonet St. to West Holcombe Blvd. The east-to-west boundary is Kirby Dr. to Community Dr. With stately homes, some dated back to the 1930s, and extreme walkability, West University is often named one of the best places to live in Houston, Texas, and the entire United States!  

University Area July 17, 2024
58
Listed
71
Avg. DOM
$524.51
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,855,000
Med. List Price
58 Properties
Page 1 of 5
Open 7/21
4225 Marquette St West University Place,  TX 77005
$2,199,000
Neighborhood: Colonial Terrace
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,288
Sq.Ft.
2015
Year Built
1
Day on Site
20713288
MLS
$1,730,000
Neighborhood: Colonial Terrace Sec C
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,660
Sq.Ft.
2005
Year Built
2
Days on Site
55196294
MLS
Open 7/20
3017 Quenby Ave West University Place,  TX 77005
$1,599,000
Neighborhood: Monticello
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,126
Sq.Ft.
1986
Year Built
2
Days on Site
25034089
MLS
$2,699,000
Neighborhood: Colonial Terrace 1
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2025
Year Built
3
Days on Site
67093133
MLS
$2,400,000
Neighborhood: Colonial Terrace
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,500
Sq.Ft.
2025
Year Built
3
Days on Site
30754930
MLS
$1,500,000
Neighborhood: West University Place Sec 02
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
3,368
Sq.Ft.
1986
Year Built
3
Days on Site
780343
MLS
$4,249,000
Neighborhood: Southside Palce
5
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
7,684
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
6
Days on Site
28598772
MLS
$1,150,000
Neighborhood: Collegeview Sec 01
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2,612
Sq.Ft.
1982
Year Built
6
Days on Site
85416022
MLS
$1,450,000
Neighborhood: Preston Place
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,508
Sq.Ft.
1999
Year Built
8
Days on Site
96667812
MLS
$1,689,000
Neighborhood: Monticello
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,703
Sq.Ft.
1990
Year Built
15
Days on Site
58280184
MLS
$2,750,000
Neighborhood: Sunset Terrace
5
Beds
5
Baths
4,988
Sq.Ft.
1992
Year Built
20
Days on Site
40786578
MLS
$739,000
Neighborhood: Law Street Landing
4
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
2,867
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
21
Days on Site
48453197
MLS

Things to Love in West University
There is a lot to love about West U, including the following.

• Excellent schools
• Safe neighborhood
• Lots of parks and stately homes
• Ideal for families
• Dependable local services
• Eclectic restaurants and shops

Community Atmosphere
You will love West U if you enjoy the feel of a small town but want to live in a large, urban environment. Residents enjoy easy access to every amenity. However, the city has a close-knit atmosphere not found in other parts of the Houston Metropolitan Area.

West University is located close to Rice University’s campus. There are many interesting shops and dining opportunities. However, this municipality does not have a college campus feel. Instead, this is one of Houston’s most exclusive and family-friendly communities. Even one of the largest little leagues in the country is located in West University.

Activities
West U remains a relatively quiet community. However, even though there are not as many activities as in other Houston neighborhoods, that does not mean there is nothing to do. Residents especially enjoy the following.

• Pocket parks, such as Colonial Park and Friends Park
• Many volunteer opportunities.
• Rice Village, a well-known shopping destination, is located just minutes away.
• Rice running trail
• Buffalo Bayou Park
• Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

Remember, West U is centrally located, so anything you enjoy doing in downtown Houston, you can easily get to from the municipality.

Schools
The schools in West University are some of the highest-ranked in the country. West U families are zoned to the following public schools.

• West University Elementary School
• Pershing Middle School
• Lamar High School

Families in West U can also send their children to Pin Oak Middle School instead of Pershing.

There are also many private schools in the West U area, including the following.

• St. Mark’s Episcopal School (K-8)
• The Rice School (K-8)
• Beehive Coop (Beehive Preschool Center)

West U is located extremely close to multiple higher education institutions, such as Rice University and the University of Houston.

Real Estate
Another great aspect of West University is that its property values remain relatively steady. However, most homes in the city will be quite expensive. The majority are priced at over a million dollars.

If you have the budget to afford this great city within a city, you should consider West University. Let the realtors at The Kinne Group help you find your perfect home. Contact us today!