Southampton Place Real Estate
Prestigious Southampton Place Neighborhood
A fantastic neighborhood near West University, Southampton Place is a residential subdivision near Rice University, Houston’s Museum District, The Texas Medical Center, and Herman Park. First established in 1923 as an enclave of 626 home sites, Southampton Place has been an upscale, outstanding, single-family residential area for 85 years. Part of the neighborhood’s charm is its system of alley’s which permits for more expansive front yards, green space for trees, and more on-street parking for guests. At Southampton Place, home buyers will find both nice older homes as well as new construction homes. Today, Southampton Place is still one of Houston’s most desirable neighborhoods.
Recreation and entertainment opportunities are unlimited at Southampton Place. The community is home to a neighborhood park that serves as a central gathering place for neighborhood festivities. The park includes play equipment, beautiful landscaping, picnic tables, and tennis courts. In addition, with a location near downtown Houston, Southampton Place is just minutes from museums, Rice University, downtown entertainment venues, and Village shopping and dining options.
Students living in Southampton Place attend schools in the Houston Independent School District. Nearby schools including Poe Elementary School, Lanier Middle School, and Lamar High School serve the community. For those seeking higher education opportunities, Southampton Place is bordered by Rice University, and is even referred to as “the backyard” of Rice University.