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River Oaks Real Estate

Search all of the newest River Oaks homes for sale & real estate in Houston, TX below! As one of Houston’s most affluent communities, River Oaks has earned a reputation for being home to many of Houston’s most prominent residents. Located in the heart of Houston, River Oaks enjoys a close proximity to not only downtown Houston, but a number of other areas of Houston, as well, including Upper Kirby, Montrose, Memorial and Rice Military and Memorial Park. For information about Oak Estates properties for sale in Houston, or to schedule a home showing, contact your Houston real estate experts today.

River Oaks

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1721 River Oaks Blvd, Houston, Texas - $14,950,000

  • 6 Beds
  • 12½ Baths
  • 16,931 SQFT
  • 382 DOM
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This Elegant Georgian Style Home Is Situated On 1+ Acre In A Prime River Oaks Location. Originally Built In 1939, The Current Owner Significantly Updated The Home In 1999 With Room Additions, Fresh Interiors, And Upgraded Systems. Designed For Ent...

Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty

7 Winston Woods Dr, Houston, Texas - $10,400,000

  • 7 Beds
  • 11 Baths
  • 10,153 SQFT
  • 115 DOM
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Classic John Staub Grand Country House Situated In A Gated Enclave On 2.125 Expansive Landscaped Acres With An Additional Contiguous 2.134 Acre Wooded, Restricted Reserve. Original Millwork And Finishes Reflecting The Timeless Design Elements Of S...

John Daugherty, REALTORS
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202 Timberwilde Ln, Houston, Texas - $9,999,999

This Is A Magnificent Piece Of Property In Hunters Creek Village. This 6.32+ Acres (per Survey) Is One Of The Last Large Lots On Memorial's Most Exclusive Streets. This Lot Can Be Subdivided After Purchase But Being Sold As One Lot. The Property I...

Denise Lewis Properties

5 Briarwood Ct, Houston, Texas - $9,695,000

Sub Dividable. Prime, Level, River Oaks Building Site On A Cul-de-sac; 97,278 Sq (per Hcad). Contiguous 53,875 Sf Lot And 7,316 Sf House (per Hcad), At 7 Briarwood Court Is Also Available Per Mls#85952406.

John Daugherty, REALTORS
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3940 Inverness Dr, Houston, Texas - $9,600,000

  • 3 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 11,737 SQFT
  • 235 DOM
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Situated On Approximately 2.8 Acres, This River Oaks Home Has Been Called A ''residential Country Club''. Entertain On A Grand Scale With Three Fabulous Swimming Pools, Lighted Tennis Court, Party Pavilion, Outdoor Kitchen And Bar, And Multi-level...

Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty

7 Briarwood Ct, Houston, Texas - $8,795,000

  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 7,316 SQFT
  • 599 DOM
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Gracious Traditional Situated On An Idyllic, Private 1.23+ Acres On A Coveted River Oaks Cul-de-sac. This Prime Property Provides The New Owners A Fresh Palette To Update What Has Always Been One Of River Oaks' Most Elegant Residences. Generous Fo...

John Daugherty, REALTORS

1821 River Oaks Blvd, Houston, Texas - $8,400,000

  • 5 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 12,376 SQFT
  • 67 DOM
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Rigorous Renovation And Exacting Restoration And Reproduction Have Returned This Landmark Home To Its Original, Late Mid-20th-century Splendor. Integrated Floorplan, Refined Decor Equipped W/ Highest-end Modern Appliances And Systems. Formals + Gr...

Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty
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422 Buckingham Dr, Houston, Texas - $8,299,000

  • 6 Beds
  • Baths
  • 13,593 SQFT
  • 5 DOM
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Extraordinary Private Gated, Stately Residence W/timeless Grandeur. Exquisite Design, Master Craftsmanship & Opulent Finishes Create A Masterpiece In Luxurious Enclave Of Bayou Woods. Gourmet Kitchen, Superb Finishes & Opens To A Magnificent Fami...

John Daugherty, REALTORS

8802 Memorial Dr, Houston, Texas - $7,200,000

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 9,768 SQFT
  • 67 DOM
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Classically-styled, Custom-built Mediterranean Estate Residence By Robert Dame With Curated Finishes And Authentic Details. Sumptuous Amenities Throughout; Sheltered Outdoor Living And Dining, Resort-inspired Pool Surrounded By Bluestone Terraces....

Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty

8828 Sandringham Dr, Houston, Texas - $6,495,000

Rare Opportunity To Acquire A Perfectly Shaped 2+ Acre Lot On One Of Houston's Most Desirable Streets. The Street Is Private And The Property Is Secluded On Three Sides With 250 Sf Of Frontage On Sandringham. This Heavily Wooded Lot Has Been Clear...

Executive Properties

8 Winston Woods Dr, Houston, Texas - $5,999,000

  • 6 Beds
  • Baths
  • 11,363 SQFT
  • 136 DOM
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World-class Residence On Magnificent 87,120 Sf Lot In Gated Close-in Location. This French Chateau Style Home Takes Full Advantage Of The Remarkable Setting. The Handsome 1st Flr Gamerm Features Exquisite 18th Century French Mahogany Paneling* & B...

Greenwood King Properties
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3745 Del Monte Dr, Houston, Texas - $5,995,000

  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 8,080 SQFT
  • 2 DOM
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Including Unmatched Millwork And Finishes Throughout, A Commercial Elevator And Ideal Location In River Oaks. This Home Combines The Georgian Style With Colonial Influences. The Floor Plan Provides A Traditional Layout That Is Endlessly Adaptabl...

Rob Adams Properties, Inc.

This picturesque community is just four miles from Houston’s Central Business District, thereby making it a popular place to call home for many of Houston’s professionals. Residents of River Oaks also have easy access to Greenway Plaza, the Galleria, the Medical Center and a seemingly endless array of dining, shopping and cultural attractions.  It is also home to the River Oaks Country Club. A number of beautiful park systems are located just minutes from the neighborhoods of River Oaks, including Memorial Park and Buffalo Bayou. Within River Oaks, residents enjoy use of the River Oaks Community Center, which features community activities and classes.

River Oaks Homes for Sales

River Oaks, in addition to being home for many of Houston’s top social, political and business leaders, it likely best known for its stunning array of mansions that line the quiet, tree-lined streets. It is quite common to find expansive mansions set upon postcard-perfect lawns and grounds. This exceptional community boasts strong ordinances and deed restrictions that are designed to maintain the community’s grandeur and eliminate any chances of commercial or multi-home structures from taking over.

Just some of the exclusive neighborhoods of River Oaks include: Lynn Park, Oak Estates, Highland Village, Afton Oaks, Avalon Place and Royden Oaks.

River Oaks features a nice selection of architecture, and many of the homes here date back to the 1940s. Although the recurring theme of River Oaks’ architecture is palatial homes and estates, it is still possible to find more modest homes here, as well. Many residents flock to the outer edges of this community to find more affordable real estate prices.

River Oaks Realtors

River Oaks is the epitome of wealth, glamour and status in Houston. From its beautiful surroundings to its spectacular homes, this Houston suburb has earned a solid reputation for being one of the most highly desirable communities in Houston.

VIP Realty is a leader in River Oaks real estate, so let our team of qualified realtors guide you in the right direction regarding your next real estate transactions! If you want to find the River Oaks’ home of your dreams, let VIP Realty show you why River Oaks’ homes are simply unmatched in terms of quality and beauty!  Contact us today!

River Oaks Real Estate Listing

River Oaks is Houston’s most fancy neighborhood. Developed in the early 1920s, its sheltered estates and mansions are home to successful business people. It’s rich history and beauty has made it one of the most sought after subdivision real estate listings in Houston.

River Oak Subdivision

River Oaks homes become available when old homes undergo renovation or are replaced by new constructions. The River Oaks Boulevard which leads to the River Oaks Country Club is dotted on both sides with stately mansions built in Chateau, plantation, and Spanish and Tudor designs.

Popularly known as the “crown jewel” of Houston, the neighborhood has some of the city’s highest property appreciation rates. The median home in River Oaks is more than 3,600 square feet with appraisal values over $1 million. The River Oaks Property Owners’ Association upholds strict building codes, deed restrictions, and consolidated community control. This assures exclusivity and maintains the desirability and high property values of the area.


The area is famous for its beautiful spreading oaks, quiet streets, and old-fashioned ambiance. Buffalo Bayou and the Union Pacific Railroad track borders the approximately 1,100-acre subdivision real estate. Its central location between Downtown and Uptown allows residents access to key districts via San Filipe Street, Westheimer Road, Kirby and Shepherd Drive. The Museum District and countless upscale boutiques and restaurants in the Galleria are a short distance away. Adjacent is the River Oaks Shopping Center, Rice Village, and Highland Village.

Outdoor Activities

The neighboring River Oaks Park or “Pumpkin Park” is popular for its playground, tennis courts, basketball courts, and the civic building. At the center of the action is the private Briar Club with its swimming pool, diving pools, workout facilities and fine dining. The wooded 1,500 acre Memorial Park is north of the neighborhood.


Some of Houston’s top ISD schools serve the area. There are also a few private and parochial schools such as St. John’s School, River Oaks Baptist School and St. Anne’s Catholic School. The new Looscan Library is the jewel of this subdivision real estate.

River Oaks neighborhood has managed to keep a balance between preservation and modernity. This balance has attracted and retained homeowners who maintain the original architectural designs.

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Listing information last updated on June 24th, 2017 at 12:16pm CDT.

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Listing information last updated on June 24th, 2017 at 12:10pm CDT.