Located east of Bingle Road and centered on Hempstead Road northwest of the 610 Loop, Spring Branch East is a diversified live-work-play neighborhood. In addition to the Consulate-General Office of El Salvador, the district is home to the headquarters of several of the area's largest and most well known employers. Established in 1830, it is one of the oldest communities in Houston. The neighborhood is home to numerous one-of-a-kind locally owned shops and boutiques as well as national chains that combine with churches, schools, parks and a variety of cultural events to create an atmosphere attractive to families and young professionals.
Spring Branch East offers a range of residential units, including those in traditional affordable apartment communities as well as modern upscale luxury units. You have the option to rent studio lofts, single- and multi-bedroom apartments offering a range of amenities. These mid-rise and garden style units can include swimming pools, clubhouses and oversized closets as well as in-unit washer and dryer hookups. The average apartment rent in Spring Branch East is approximately $1,200 per month.
Long Point and Wirt Roads are lined with eateries, local watering holes, personal services and other amenities. Residents of Spring Branch East can choose from a wide selection of ethnic restaurants as well as cafes, coffee shops and a variety of fast food establishments. The movie theaters, restaurants, clubs and leisure activities of the Marq E entertainment complex are situated on the southern perimeter of the Spring Branch East community. Residents can also experience the performances of the City Ballet of Houston/Margo Marshall School of Ballet at their venue on Long Point Road. You can enjoy the open spaces and recreational facilities of Glenmore Forest, Freed and Schwartz Parks as well as the nearby Houston Arboretum and Nature Center.
In addition to a variety of pet friendly apartments from which to choose, residents of Spring Branch East will be able to care for their companion animals with ease due to the number of pet shops and veterinarian clinics operating within the community. The off-leash T.C. Jester, Tanglewood and Boneyard Dog Parks with areas for large and small breeds as well as water and dog runs are a short drive away.
Spring Branch East is conveniently located near the intersection of Interstate 10, Highway 290 and the North 610 Loop. As a result, residents who rent in Spring Branch East have any easy commute to North, West and Central Houston. Major surface streets in the neighborhood include Wirt, Westview, Long Point and Hempstead Roads. The community is minutes from the Northwest and Memorial City Malls, Memorial Park, the Energy Corridor and downtown Houston. Residents of this moderately walkable and bikeable community can run some errands on foot or bike. You also have access to public transportation provided by Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County known locally as the Metro.
Although located inside the City of Houston, the Spring Branch East community is served by the Spring Branch Independent School District (SBISD). Area students attend Treasure Forest, Ridgecrest and Housman Elementary Schools as well as Landrum Middle and Northbrook High Schools. Contact SBISD for the school serving your particular apartment or rental home. There are also several private and parochial schools within the neighborhood. The Elizabeth L. Ring Public Library is located on Long Point Road.