Houston is certainly experiencing an energy boom, thanks to the lifting of the moratorium on deep-water drilling and shale exploration. As a result, the economy is moving right along and job opportunities are pouring in quicker than they have in quite a few years. There are plenty of new home communities in Houston taking shape, and residents are finding the options to be quite attractive. Many of the new home communities boast plenty of recreation amenities, thereby drawing in families of all sizes. Here are some of our favorite new home communities in Houston:
Fairfield (Northwest Houston)
The new home community of Fairfield features 3,200 acres and will include 5,600 homes at the time of build-out. Homes here will appeal to a wide variety of buyers, as they will be priced from the $150,000s to the millions. Some of the home builders working in Fairfield include: Frontier Custom Homes, Lennar, Village Builders, Trendmaker Homes, Triumph Homes, Highland Homes and Westin Homes. The community amenities of Fairfield include: neighborhood swimming pools; community parks and playgrounds; greenbelt trails; lakes; and an impressive, 15,000 square foot athletic club, complete with tennis courts, a gymnasium, a weight room, a meeting room, a competition-sized swimming pool, a 20-acre sports park, and a children’s swimming pool.
Lakes of Savannah (Southwest Houston)
The Lakes of Savannah is comprised of 1,425 acres and will include 3,400 homes at build-out. Prices here range from the $140,000s to the $300,000s, thereby making it an ideal community for first-time home buyers. Builders in the Lakes of Savannah include: Lennar, Westin Homes, Plantation Homes, and Highland Homes. This community will feature a clubhouse and swimming pool; community lakes, parks and walking trails; and a variety of homes and designs.
Lakemont (West Houston)
Lakemont, located in the Katy/Richmond area, features 900 acres and will include 2,500 homes upon build-out. Homes in Lakemont are priced from the $150,000s to $400,000, and builders here include: Lennar, J. Patrick Homes, Gehan Homes, D.R. Horton Homes, and Brighton Homes. Community amenities include: community lakes; a recreation center; a swimming pool; greenbelt trails; green areas; and an on-site elementary school.