Located in the northeastern part of Harris County, just about 18 miles northeast of downtown Houston, Atascocita is a large development that has become one of the fastest-growing residential areas in the region. The community is bordered on its eastern side by Lake Houston, and took its name from the old Atascocita Road that became a widely used east-west route that’s known today as Farm to Market Road 1960.
Offering 15 established neighborhoods and an array of parks, golf course, and country clubs, Atascocita blends small town charm with a distinct style of suburban flair. Atascocita was named one of the “Best Places to Retire” by U.S. News & World Report, while consumer advocacy site NerdWallet ranked Atascocita as one of the “Best Cities for Home Ownership in Texas.”
Atascocita, TX Real Estate and Homes for Sale in Atascocita, TX
Housing options in Atascocita include single-family residences, townhouses, and condominiums. You’ll find plenty of golf course homes on roomy lots and premier properties in master-planned communities and recent developments. Vacant land and lots are still available as well.
Atascocita Areas of Interest
- Lake Houston is a 12,240-acre man-made lake that was constructed in 1951 as a reservoir for civic, irrigation, and recreational purposes. The lake offers excellent opportunities for swimming, kayaking, boating, and water skiing. Fishing enthusiasts will also enjoy reeling in more than a dozen varieties of fish found in the lake.
- Golfers can tee off and find plenty of challenges among several of Atascocita courses, which include the Atascocita Country Club, Tour 18, and Walden at Lake Houston Golf and Country Club.