Country living at its finest! Porter homes for sale can be found in a variety of neighborhoods like Riverwalk, Valley Ranch and Oakhurst at Kingwood. With access to a private lake and parks for the residents to enjoy, Porter makes for a fine choice to reside or even retire. Conveniently located near Highway 59, water lovers can be on Lake Houston in less than 20 minutes. The Jesse Jones Nature Center and the Lake Houston State Park are both close by as well. Other fishing and boating options include Lake Livingston and Lake Conroe both within a half hour. The community is served by the New Caney Independent School District.
New Caney, Texas offers homeowners a beautiful, naturally wooded setting with stunning acreage homesites. This community features parks with trails meandering throughout and several playgrounds prove to be attractive spots for children and their families. The New Caney homes for sale range in price up to the $400,000′s. The median sized lot is over two acres and the median home is about 2700 square foot in size. New Caney is zoned to the New Caney Independent School District a part of it is in the Splendora Independent School District, depending on which neighborhood you choose to reside.
Located off of Highway 59 in the master planned community of Kingwood is the wooded village of Oakhurst at Kingwood. The gorgeous neighborhood is divided into several sections including The Enclave at Oakhurst, Oakhurst Greens, Oakhurst Fairways and Sable Creek at Oakhurst. The Oakhurst at Kingwood homes for sale range in price from the upper $100,000’s to over $500,000. Homes range in size from 1500 square feet to over 5000 square feet for a full featured estate home with stone and stucco exteriors.
Riverwalk homes for sale are situated in the heart of Porter, TX. Riverwalk is located about 30 miles north of Houston and 12 miles north of Kingwood. Homes for Sale in Riverwalk lie within five sections with access to a private lake and park for the residents to enjoy. Known for its larger than typical lots and custom homes, Riverwalk also boasts ATV trails leading to the San Jacinto River.
Conveniently located near Highway 59, Valley Ranch homes for sale are in one of the newer master planned communities in the Porter, TX area. Situated on almost 1500 acres, the serene neighborhood has about 3000 homesites. Homes for sale in Valley Ranch are less than 10 minutes from Bush Intercontinental Airport and 30 minutes from downtown Houston. It is also conveniently close to wonderful shopping, dining, healthcare and schools. Water lovers can be on Lake Houston in less than 20 minutes. The Jesse Jones Nature Center and the Lake Houston State Park are both close by. Other fishing and boating options include Lake Livingston and Lake Conroe both within easy access to Valley Ranch.
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