Friendswood Real Estate
Conveniently located between Houston and Galveston, Friendswood is a progressive, suburban city known for its extraordinary demographics; its highly educated, affluent resident base; and its superior public school system. With a reputation for traditional values, quality education, and excellent housing, the Friendswood community attracts many home buyers into the neighborhood every year. The community is home to an affluent resident base that consists of well-educated, high-income families within a vibrant business-friendly atmosphere. Boasting a low crime rate, outstanding values, and a prestigious environment, Friendswood was rated as one of “America’s Best Places to Live” by CNN/Money Magazine.
Friendswood offers single-family residential housing within a pleasant park-like setting, hidden from the heavy traffic flow of the large city. Throughout the community, residents will find a variety of housing that range from master-planned communities, charming neighborhoods, resale homes, new homes, and housing for seniors, including independent and assisted living facilities.
In addition to its premier lifestyle and low crime rate, Friendswood also boasts exceptional recreation opportunities for residents. The city offers residents the best in beautiful parks, abundant trees, and recreational and sports facilities. In fact, Friendswood is home to a unique blend of parks that includes eight city parks; two county parks; 201-acres of green space; nature trails; adult, youth, and senior programs; annual special events; and lush landscaping. In addition, homes in Friendswood are just minutes away from Galveston for exciting water sport opportunities, fishing, relaxing, and more.
Aside from outstanding recreation opportunities, Friendswood is also home to a variety of entertainment options and everyday conveniences. Located just 20 miles outside of Houston and 27 miles north of Galveston, homes in Friendswood have easy access to an assortment of exceptional dining establishments, premier shopping facilities, unique boutiques, museums, theaters, cafes, coffee shops, beaches, night life, and more. In addition, Friendswood is home to office buildings, shopping centers, retail outlets, and more for additional entertainment and conveniences just minutes away from home.
Students living in Friendswood are served by two public school districts, both rated as exemplary by the state of Texas. Students living in Friendswood Independent School District are served by Cline Elementary School, Westwood Elementary School, Bales Intermediate School, Windsong Intermediate School, Friendswood Junior High School, and Friendswood High School. Those living in the Friendswood community zoned to Clear Creek Independent School District attend Wedgewood Elementary School, Greene Elementary School, Landolt Elementary School, Brookside Intermediate School, Westbrook Intermediate School, Clear Brook High School, or Clear Springs High School.