Whether you’re looking for a family home near great schools, a trendy loft, on The Waterway, or a magnificent estate on the golf course, you can find the ideal home, lifestyle and budget in the Woodlands. The Woodlands features a wide selection of home styles and architecture and a choice of neighborhood settings. With a diverse population and a central theme of love for nature, The Woodlands has a superior reputation as a destination for business, entertainment, shopping, travel and commerce.

The Woodlands offers many entertainment venues including two movie theaters, over 150 restaurants, a publicly accessible waterway, and dancing waterfalls with music. Also featured is the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, summer home of the Houston Symphony and catering to many big name rock bands. The Woodlands Waterway features wide, lighted sidewalks along both sides and Waterway Taxis. Additional attractions include Market Street, an old style “Main Street” pedestrian shopping district, a movie theater and a variety of shops and restaurants. The Woodlands Mall borders the waterway and is adjacent to Market Street, thus forming a large pedestrian friendly shopping district. In addition, each of the “villages” in The Woodlands has its own shopping center with a core grocery store and various shops, banks, gas, restaurants, etc..

The Woodlands was recently ranked #16 among Money Magazine’s 25 “Top-Earning Towns”, with a population: 97,968, median family income: $122,091 and median home price: $265,000. If you could plan a community, it would look like the Woodlands — which is the whole idea. Some 27 miles north of Houston, designers created a nature-centric suburban ideal, complete with almost 200 miles of hike and bike trails, lavish neighborhoods dotted with playgrounds and parks. A sparkling waterway connects the township’s outdoor amphitheater to much of its downtown office space. If you want an estate with a theater, game room, and a sunken wine grotto, you can find it here. The area’s amenities have attracted a variety of employers, from energy company Anadarko to Aon Hewitt.

The Woodlands, a 28,000-acre, forested community is the No. 1 best-selling master planned community in Texas and No. 2 in the nation. This community features a variety of new-home choices, including single-family homes, townhomes, patio homes, urban living to custom homes and golf course estates, priced from the $200,000s to more than $10 million. The Woodlands is organized into “villages” which are further subdivided into “neighborhoods.” Schools in The Woodlands have the honored rank of an exemplary school, the highest possible school ranking in Texas.

Creekside Park, a 3,492-acre development south of Spring Creek in Harris County offers a wide variety of new homes. Creekside Park was designed with an emphasis on outdoor recreation and communing with nature. The Village of Creekside Park features the 1,700-acre George Mitchell Nature Preserve, 33-acre Rob Fleming Park and Aquatic Center and 72-acre Lake Paloma.

Custom homes with personalized designs are available throughout The Woodlands. In East Shore, the “Garden District” of The Woodlands Town Center bordering 200-acre Lake Woodlands, there are a variety of residences offered from waterfront estates, single-family villas, lake-view townhomes, classic row houses to Southern coastal-style residences. Homes are priced from the $400,000s. East Shore is within walking distance of the shopping, dining and entertainment venues along The Woodlands Waterway, a 1.4-mile transportation thoroughfare, linear park and water amenity, in the heart of The Woodlands Town Center.