Crestwood & Glen Cove


Crestwood and Glen Cove are two subdivisions just 4 miles west of Downtown Houston located near Memorial Park in the River Oaks vicinity.Residents of Glen Cove and Crestwood boast of peaceful suburban style living and a very low crime rate with the added conveniences of prime location within the big city. Crestwood and Glen Cove’s along with neighbors such as Camp Logan and RIce Military like having a neighborhood green space by way of Memorial Park, a 1,466-acre urban park inside Houston’s bustling Inner Loop. Some of Memorial Park’s numerous amenities include jogging & biking trails, picnic facilities, golf course, playgrounds, tennis courts, swimming pool and softball fields. Glen Cove and Crestwood are in close proximity to Downtown, River Oaks, Upper Kirby, Cottage Grove, Montrose and Houston Heights and just a couple minutes drive from Midtown, Museum DIstrict, Uptown and the Galleria. Schooling is not a problem for residents of Crestwood and Glen Cove. The enclave is zoned to Memorial Elementary School, Hogg Middle School, and Lamar High School. Private schools such as Kinkaid School in Piney Point Village, St. Thomas High School on Sheperd and St. John’s School off Westheimer Rd are also adjacent to the Crestwood/ Glen Cove area. Property in Glen Cove is among the most desirable in Houston. The neighborhood has heavy deed-restrictions, allowing expansive single-family estates and luxury mega-mansion type  homes. With a median lot size near 8,000 sq. ft, Glen Cove homes run well above the average lot size of other houses in the Houston real estate market. Glen Cove homes range in value from the mid 400s to around 2M. Most Glen Cove houses built in the 1940s have been replaced by modern houses. Current median prices of Glen Cove homes for sale is just under a million dollars making these properties some of the most expensive in Houston. The average Crestwood property has more than 3 bedrooms witha median appraised value well into the 600s and is around 3,000 sq feet. Several real estate listings in Crestwood have lots averaging close to 10,000 sq ft and can range in value from the 500s-1.75M.