A master-planned community located 28 miles to the north of Houston, The Woodlands is appropriately named, encompassing 28,000 acres of development that feature greenbelts, towering trees, forest preserves, and winding nature trails. The Woodlands has green initiatives that have made it a model for sustainable development, with an objective to preserve nearly 8,000 acres of green space. Today, The Woodlands is a vibrant, thriving community with business, tourism, and educational opportunities in a lush, green setting.
The Woodlands, TX Real Estate and Homes for Sale in The Woodlands, TX
A diverse range of housing options await homebuyers at The Woodlands, from single-family detached residences to townhouses and condos, to sprawling estates and lakeside properties. Homes are found in distinctive villages – nine in total – which are then subdivided into various neighborhoods that are all connected by a network of greenbelts that provide serene, scenic views all around. Each village is virtually self-sustaining, with shopping centers, open spaces, and schools.
The Woodlands Areas of Interest
- The Woodlands Mall is a super-regional mall with over 1 million square feet of shops, restaurants, and services, including anchor stores and well-known international brands and franchises like Aéropostale, Banana Republic, Barnes & Noble, Dillard’s, Forever 21, Gap, JCPenney, Macy’s, Michael Kors, Nordstrom, Pottery Barn, and more.
- The Woodlands Town Center is the downtown area and features a mix of business, commercial, and retail spaces. These include office buildings, hotels, theaters, parks, shopping venues like The Woodlands Mall and Market Street, and an outdoor amphitheatre, the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Also located here is The Woodlands Waterway, a publicly accessible waterway with wide, lighted sidewalks along both sides and traversed by water taxis known as “Waterway Cruisers” that are enclosed and cooled for added comfort.