Edgebrook Houston is a diverse residential neighborhood that affords the benefits of suburban living with all the amenities of a major metropolitan area. Situated just outside the center of the metropolis, Edgebrook has beautifully landscaped lawns and courtyards. The community is the ideal location for families, young professionals, and retirees who prefer a laid back atmosphere. It also provides easy access to the amenities, active social life, and employment centers of Houston, Galveston, and Texas City.
The densely populated Edgebrook neighborhood boasts a range of rental units ranging from single-family homes to a variety of affordable units in traditional apartment communities. There is a variety of apartments in Edgebrook Houston from which to choose, including studio, one- and two-bedroom units. Residents enjoy amenities, such as playgrounds, clubhouses and swimming pools, as well as oversized closets and laundry facilities. The median rent for Edgebrook Houston apartments is approximately $750 per month.
Edgebrook Drive, a central east-west artery through the community, is lined with a variety of shops and eateries that include locally owned restaurants as well as several national chains. Edgebrook Houston residents can enjoy the playground, ball fields, walking paths and other recreational facilities of Freeway Manor and Wilson Memorial Parks, which also contains a lake that is home to turtles, ducks and other animals. Offering a historical look at aviation as well as a close up glimpse at a modern working airfield, the 1940 Air Terminal Museum is located on the outskirts of nearby William P. Hobby Airport.
There are numerous apartments and other rental units within the community that welcome companion animals of various types, including cats as well as large and small breed dogs. The Edgebrook Houston neighborhood has three animal clinics and several nearby pet shops providing everything that you need to pamper and care for your companion animal. The Bay Area Dog Park is the nearest dog park. Located in the Armand Bayou Nature Center, it is a short drive away. The park has separate areas for large and small breeds along with shade trees, tables, benches and a water fountain.
Located 11 miles from downtown, the Edgebrook community is situated between Allen-Genoa Road and Interstate 45. There are several transportation options available to area residents. The Interstate, State Highway and surface road network provides an easy commute to the central business district and the many cultural amenities in east, south and central Houston. The community is just minutes away from William P. Hobby airport, the Almeda Mall, the Ship Channel and the NASA Johnson Space Center. There are several Metro commuter bus stops located within community. The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County provides the service that connects passengers with the wider regional public transportation system. Due to the community's low walkability score and few bike paths, most daily errands require a car.
Edgebrook area students attend schools overseen by the academically excellent Pasadena Independent School District. These include A.B. Freeman and Pearl Hall Elementary Schools as well as Miller Intermediate and South Houston High Schools. Contact the school district for bus routes as well as pick up and drop off times for the particular home or apartment that you rent in Edgebrook. The neighborhood also has day care facilities. There are also several nearby parochial and private day schools.