Charnwood and Briarbend are two neighborhoods developed in the 1950s. Briarbend borders Stoney Brook Drive between Westheimer Road and Felipe Street. Bounded by Voss Road, Buffalo Bayou, Inwood Drive, and Stoney Brook Drive, the community of Charnwood features bigger lots than its neighbor, Briarbend. Both communities offer older, refurbished single-story and two-story single-family residences, as well as newly constructed houses. This area of Houston holds unique value to those who own homes here. The city's deep and rich past started August 26, 1836, when the Allen brothers purchased 2,214 acres from John Austin's widow, Elizabeth E. Parrot, for $5,000. Through countless struggles and hardships, leaders of Houston, whether they be government or private, led the City of Houston down a course that brought the city where it is today. Since long ago, even during the “Rust Belt” era, this area has prospered, which is leading factor behind why many people in the 1950s chose to move here in big numbers.
The communities of Charnwood and Briarbend are situated in the heart of the Houston Metropolitan Area, allowing residents easy access to all vital amenities. Whether you want to play a few rounds of golf, go for a morning job, take the 10-speed for a spin, or play some hoops with friends, you’re just minutes away. In addition to that, Charnwood and Briarbend are situated between Interstate 10 and Interstate 69. Concerning shopping and dining options, you have Memorial City Mall and The Katy Mills Outlet Mall. Memorial City Mall was constructed in the 1960s and has become one of Houston's favorite malls. Memorial City Mall features retail businesses such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Aerie, American Eagle Outfitters, the Apple Store, and more. Katy Mills is an outlet shopping mall boasting 1.3 million square feet of retail space. It is home to stores like H&M, the Tommy Hilfiger Company Store, Polo Ralph Lauren, among others. Katy Mills also provides patrons with a large food court, rock climbing wall, and carousel. Furthermore, all of the indoor and outdoor family centers available in the city of Houston make it an excellent choice to raise a family. One such family center is Boomers! Houston located at 17190 TX-249. Boomers! has mini-golf, go-karts, bumper boats and arcade games.
The amount of available real estate in Houston, Texas, guarantees you will find exactly what you’re looking for in Charnwood and Briarbend. When it comes to single-family home plans in Charnwood/Briarbend, you can find different styles of Colonial, Classical, Contemporary, Country, Cottage, Craftsman, Ranch, Tudor, Mediterranean, and custom home designs. Properties for sale in Charnwood/Briarbend include houses with two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,280 square feet to seven bedrooms, seven baths, and 6,200 square feet. Furthermore, townhomes for sale in Charnwood and Briarbend feature floor plans with two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 900 square feet to three bedrooms, four baths, and 1,900 square feet. On top of that, single-family residences in the Charnwood/Briarbend neighborhoods have unique features such as guest suites, walk-in closets, storage rooms, crown molding, stainless steel appliances, marble countertops, and so much more. If you want to know more about the available real estate in both Charnwood and Briarbend, please contact us today for more information or, better yet, schedule a tour!