Southgate- An Awesome Houston Location!
Offering an excellent location for those who work at the Texas Medical Center and Rice University, the Southgate neighborhood is located directly west of the Texas Medical Center and due south of Rice University. Close to excellent Rice Village retail, Southgate has approximately 586 homesites and is one of the more upscale neighborhoods in the City of Houston. Developed in the 1950's, Southgate real estate has recently experienced a few changes as builders and tear-down specialists have renovated some of the older homes or replaced them with new, larger homes.
Those who call Southgate "home," typically use terms like "charming and homey" when describing this family-oriented Southwest Houston neighborhood. Typical Southgate home features include hardwood floors, large picture windows and a screened-in porch. In many cases, the screened-in porch has been converted into a playroom or sunroom. Offering over 2,200 square feet of living space, the average Southgate neighborhood home has over three bedrooms and the median appraised value of a Southgate home is approximately $450,000.
The Safety Of Southgate
Southgate is regularly patrolled by the Rice Area Constable Service (RACS) at a homeowner cost of $200 per year. Because of the close proximity to the Texas Medical Center, parking is restricted on some of the streets of the Southgate neighborhood.
Southgate Neighborhood Schools
One of the primary reasons families with young children find the neighborhood of Southgate so attractive is the outstandanding local public schools. Roberts Elementary, which offers a magnet curriculum for fine arts, consistently produces high test scores.
Roberts Elementary School (Houston ISD) 0.3 mi
Lanier Middle School (Houston ISD) 2.2 mi
Lamar High School (Houston ISD) 2.5 mi
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