Cottage Grove was originally an independent city located at Houston and Texas Central’s Eureka Junction rail stop. Vintage cottages, new homes, town homes, small apartment complexes and small businesses are present along the narrow streets. The banks of White Oak Bayou and a tree-shaded neighborhood park are popular recreation spots in the neighborhood. Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School located at the historic center of Cottage Grove, earns an academically-recognized status in the Houston Independent School District. Memorial and 11th Street parks, shops, and family style and fine dining restaurants are close by. METRO’s route 48 traverses part of the neighborhood, and other bus routes have stops along Shepherd and Washington Avenue.
Outdoor recreation areas aren’t in short supply either, as Memorial Park is just across the freeway from the neighborhood. One of the largest urban parks in the country, Memorial Park features several jogging, hiking and biking trails, and picnic areas, indoor and outdoor sports facilities, and playgrounds. It also features the Memorial Park Golf Course, the Seymour Lieberman Exercise Trail, and the Houston Arboretum and Nature Park.The neighborhood also features green spaces of its own, Cottage Grove Park. The park has a covered basketball court, a baseball field, and a playground. Future improvements to the park, as well as the addition of more hike and bike trails around the neighborhood are expected.
The real estate business is booming in Cottage Grove with a the average per-square-foot sales price rising more than 50 percent over the past decade. Original small cottages stands the test of time, giving future residents the ability to renovate the past and keep a bit of history alive in their home. For those who prefer the new, Cottage Grove is peppered with new construction two-story homes and townhomes. The average price bracket for this area usually ranges from $350,000 to $600,000. Cottage Grove continues to stay one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the greater Houston area. Old world charm and new construction alike present perfect opportunities for Houstonians to call this area home!
Cottage Grove Attractions:
– Cottage Grove Park
900 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002
– Down the Street – Restaurant & Bar
5746 Larkin St, Houston, TX 77007
– Crisp– Restaurant & Bar
2220 Bevis St, Houston, TX 77008
– Happy Fatz– Restaurant
3510 White Oak Dr, Houston, TX 77007
– Solaro Urban Winery
330 T C Jester Blvd, Houston, TX 77007