Renting an apartment in Tanglewilde, Houston, TX, gives you the chance to nurture all sides of your personality. Living in this Westchase-Woodlake neighborhood, you can enjoy the quiet of a small suburban community. But when your inner extrovert needs a little exercise, you can tap into the dining and shopping destinations of Westchase and nearby Uptown-Galleria.
The neighborhood was first developed in 1950 out of the prairie land and cotton fields west of Houston. Today, as part of Westchase, the area is a thriving suburb. Westchase is a "special district" under Texas law that enables it the community to have more control over planning, safety and development. As a result, the area is known for its beautiful landscaping and as a wonderful place to live. Tanglewilde as a subdivision within the district benefits as well. More than 1,500 businesses are in Westchase, putting Tanglewilde residents close to thousands of employers.
Tanglewilde offers a quiet, community lifestyle where families enjoy weekend barbeques and sporting events at local parks. Among these are Tanglewilde Park and Briar Meadow Park. The Westchase Hike & Bike Trail is a 12-foot wide, lighted trail for a leisurely ride with the kids, or a great workout training run.
But if you are looking for a little more excitement, Tanglewilde is just a short ride from the Uptown-Galleria area with its trendy hotspots for dining, clubbing and shopping. The area is known for its high-fashion retail venues, hip cafes and upscale shopping. The Galleria Houston is a shopper's heaven with more than 375 shops, boutiques and restaurants. It even has an year-round indoor skating rink. Many high-end retail names have store fronts at the Galleria, including Ralph Lauren, Louis Vuitton and Tiffany & Co. There's always something happening in Uptown if you want a change from the quite Tanglewilde life.
Rental apartments in Tanglewilde range from the affordable to the upscale. Most are in low-rise buildings with rents for a one bedroom starting at just under $500 a month. Newer or renovated buildings with all the amenities are more expensive, with one-bedroom rents starting at around $900 a month. The neighborhood is popular with families who have children of all ages.
Residents of Tanglewilde are part Houston City Council District F or District G. Visit Houston city government for more information. The closest branches of the Houston Public Library are: Robinson-Westchase Neighborhood Library and the Walter Neighborhood Library. Children living in Tanglewilde attend schools operated by the Houston Independent School District.
The zip code serving the Tanglewilde area is 77063.