Shady Acres, Houston, TX
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Shady Acres Neighborhood Guide Houston, TX


Shady Acres is a historic neighborhood in Houston, Texas, located near the crossroads of North Loop West Freeway and North Shepherd Drive. This tranquil neighborhood enjoys the serene environment of residential homes, while still being in close proximity to the bustling city center. Shady Acres is known for its variety of eateries, bars, and local shopping spots, making it a vibrant place to reside.

What You Will Love about shady acres, houston, texas

  • You'll love the blend of suburban tranquility and urban convenience that Shady Acres offers.
  • It boasts an array of local shops and eateries, ensuring you're never far from a great meal or unique buy.
  • Being right off of North Loop West Freeway and North Shepherd Drive, commuting is a breeze.

What’s Nearby

Shady Acres is not too far from downtown Houston, allowing easy access to the city’s main attractions and business hubs. Additionally, it's just a short drive from popular points of interest such as Memorial Park and the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

The Rental Market

In Shady Acres, the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment over the past year was $1,510. The lowest average rent registered was $1,347, while the maximum average price reached $1,510. The standard deviation of the average price was approximately $51.62, suggesting a relatively stable range.

Rental Price Stability

Rent prices in Shady Acres have displayed solid stability, with the standard deviation of $51.62 indicating little fluctuation in the past year. This stability makes it an attractive place for those seeking a predictable rental market.


Shady Acres offers a relaxed lifestyle with plenty of nearby amenities. The neighborhood is known for its robust food scene, variety of local shops, and friendly community vibe, while still maintaining a peaceful residential feel.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 191 restaurants, 24 grocery stores, and 11 parks within a mile of the Shady Acres neighborhood.

    French Farm

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    916 W 23rd St

    Pita Pal Industries

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    941 W 18th St

    Eleanora's Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    2120 Ella Blvd

    Kay Packing Co.

    Business and Professional Services, Financial Service, Financial Planner, Food and Beverage Service, Office, Real Estate Service, Property Management Office, Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Candy Store, Packaging Supply Store, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    0.5 miles

    1235 North Loop W

    On The Go Grocery Supply

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    803 W 24th St

    The Heights H-E-B

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    2300 N Shepherd Dr

Shady Acres Apartments and Rentals

64 Rental properties in Shady Acres, Houston, TX.

  • Holden Heights property


    Holden Heights

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    582–1271 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Vintage at 18th Street property


    Vintage at 18th Street

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    727–1332 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • 1628 W 13th St property


    1628 W 13th St

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1972 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 510 W 20th St property


    510 W 20th St

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1319 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 510 W 20th St property


    510 W 20th St

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    2226 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 510 W 20th St property


    510 W 20th St

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    847 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Shady Acres Demographics

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Shady Acres Reviews

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  • Area Has Litter


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  • Mostly Older Buildings


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  • Near Highways


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