Deer Park, a southeastern Texas community located in Harris County, is home to more than 33,000 residents. Although not incorporated until 1948, Deer Park was established by Simeon Henry West 125 years ago. West named the city in reference to the many deer that lived and roamed amid this area's gulf plains. Deer Park is considered part of the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown metropolitan area, and offers residents an approximate 20-mile commute into downtown Houston.
The city of Deer Park sits just east of the Sam Houston Tollway and about 21 miles north of Space Center Houston. Residents and their guests enjoy easy proximity to Interstates 45 and the 610/10 as well as Route 225, which is the Pasadena Freeway. The George Bush Intercontinental Airport is about 30 miles from the heart of Dee Park.
When considering Deer Park as a place to call home, there are multiple residential neighborhoods from which to choose. Each of the more than 20 neighborhoods nestled throughout this Texas city offer diverse real estate opportunities, ranging from single-family homes to condominiums and apartments for rent. These residential neighborhoods provide residents convenient access to schools, shopping, dining, and recreational activities.
The Heritage neighborhood located on the northern edge of Deer Park is home to more than 600 and is adjacent to Boston Terrace. Both neighborhoods are minutes from the Battleground Golf Course off of Georgia Avenue and West 13th Street. Heritage includes the Deer Park North High School.
Eastside Manor can be found south of the Battleground Golf Course and next to Erin Glen. These neighboring communities are north of the Parkview West neighborhood, and all enjoy proximity to Abshier Stadium on Texas Avenue next to Deer Park High School.
College Park is a sprawling neighborhood, just north of Spencer Highway and close to shopping, places to eat, and the San Jacinto College Central. It's adjacent to the neighborhoods of Ridgeway and Delo Elaine. Homebuyers easily can find a Deer Park neighborhood close to the schools and city amenities they desire and need.
The Deer Park Independent School District (DPISD) has seven elementary schools, four junior high schools, and three campuses for the Deer Park High Schools. The schools of Deer Park offer a diverse course selection and curriculum as well as the opportunity to explore and take part in athletics, the Fine Arts (band, choir, art, theater, and orchestra), Instructional Technology, Simply Science, and Language programs that include bilingual studies.
Properties for sale in Deer Park vary in price point depending upon location, square footage of living space, and age of the construction. On average, single-family homes that are not new constructions, have a median price that hits in the low $200's. A few examples of neighborhoods with Deer Park Homes for sale include but are not limited to:
Concord Trace. Homes for sale average from the lower $200's to the upper $400's. These are contemporary home with 3 to 5 bedrooms, 2 to 4 baths, on larger lots that include attractive landscaping and often a pool.
Deer Park Gardens. This is a sprawling neighborhood adjacent to the Pasadena Freeway with homes for sale in the mid to upper $100's. Expect to find brick ranch styles with 2 to 4 bedrooms, 1 to 3 baths, and attached garages.
Palm Terrace. Discover home prices averaging from the mid $100's to the lower $200's for 3 to 4 bedrooms and 2 to 3 bathrooms. There are ranch styles, multi-levels, and some with Tudor influence. This neighborhood is just south of East 13th Street.
Poye. Several single level homes in this neighborhood that often list in the mid $100's. These may offer about 1,300 square feet of living space with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.
Santa Fe Trail. While it's a smaller neighborhood, it does feature larger homes on spacious lots priced from the mid to upper $300's. These include contemporary styles with multi-levels and outdoor living spaces. This community is close to the Lomax Elementary School and Lomax Junior High.
All Deer Park neighborhoods offer convenient and easy access to the many amenities of the city as well as those offered by Houston and its metro area. Points of interest include the Houston Zoo, the Museum of Natural Science, and Minute Maid Park, which is home to Major League Baseball's Houston Astros. Also within about 25 miles of Deer Park is the Texas Medical Center and the University of Houston.