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Homes for Sale in Upper Kirby, Houston, TX

Upper Kirby is a trendy district buzzing with energy and style in Houston’s Inner Loop.


The area is named after Kirby Drive, a nod to John Henry Kirby. It is positioned at the epicenter of Houston’s expansion, with its neighboring Greenway Plaza driving the city’s evolution. Here, historic neighborhoods beautifully blend with modern developments and big business centers. Contemporary apartments and single-family houses are close to many commercial establishments, fabulous restaurants, artsy galleries, and unique shops. The hip energy draws young professionals like a magnet. As the sun sets, the district transforms into a hotspot for post-work mingling. Bistros and grills serve delectable dinners, while chic cocktail bars set the stage for vibrant conversations. It is also a short hop away from The Galleria, downtown, and the Texas Medical Center. It’s all right there for you to explore and enjoy.

CLOSE TO EVERYTHING: Get all your essentials within arm’s reach. Want hassle-free shopping? Walk over to Costco in the Greenway Commons shopping center. The Urban Harvest Farmers Market is also a stroll from your doorstep. You can swiftly catch newly-released films at Regal Edwards Greenway Grand Palace and just minutes away from the iconic Houston Galleria, downtown, and Rice University. Living here means convenience without compromise.

SOCIAL VENUES: Upper Kirby serves an array of culinary delights, from well-known chain restaurants to the uniqueness of independent spots. Savor house specialties like slow-cooked pork ribs and U.S.D.A. Prime Filet at Hillstone Restaurant or charcuterie & cheeses at Sonoma Wine Bar at Upper Kirby. Cap off the night with laughter at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck, where live music and comedy shows make for unforgettable nights out.

TRENDY BOUTIQUES: It is a shopping haven where high-profile names in retail and stylish boutiques coexist. Be surrounded by a world of style and fashion with chic clothing stores, exquisite home decor, and elegant jewelry finds. Fine art galleries add charm, such as The Antiquarium, McClain Gallery, Bernabe Somoza Fine Art, and more. Upper Kirby’s retail establishments promise a shopping experience like no other.

Market Overview

Houston TX Market Statistics

Median Home Price

$675,000

Median Price Per Sqft

$281

Average Days on Market

42

Median Price of Sold Homes

$320,000

Home Ownership Percentage

42.90%

Median Rent

$1,086

Homes in Upper Kirby, Houston, TX

5 Real Estate Facts about Homes for Sale in Upper Kirby, Houston, TX

  • The Upper Kirby neighborhood comprises single-family homes, townhouses, and condominium options built from 1950 to as recent as 2023.
  • The most affordable properties are condos listed for as low as $112,000 for an 806 sq ft unit to luxury dwellings up to $6.5 million with a footprint of 7,500 square feet.
  • Townhomes start from $338,000 to $769,000.00 with an interior living space of 2,200 to 3,400 square feet.
  • The value of detached homes featuring a much larger footprint ranging from 1,200 to 6,300 square feet starts from $599,000 to $3.4 million.
  • Typical architectural styles found in Upper Kirby include Contemporary/Modern, Ranch, and Traditional designs.
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Homes for Sale in Upper Kirby, Houston, TX

47
Pending

$4,950,000

4011 Essex Lane

Houston, TX, 77027
Beds4Baths3.1SqFt6,250MLS#40281149
35
Active

$4,299,000

3815 Drake Street

Houston, TX, 77005
Beds5Baths5.3SqFt6,631MLS#16341228
33
Open House
Active

$3,200,000

3003 Virginia Street

Houston, TX, 77098
Beds5Baths6.1SqFt5,996MLS#82999475
43
Active

$3,000,000

5150 Auden Street

Houston, TX, 77005
Beds4Baths4.1SqFt5,102MLS#67721822
39
Option Pending

$2,975,000

3926 Drake Street

Houston, TX, 77005
Beds6Baths7SqFt6,755MLS#45595196
40
Active

$2,895,000

2702 Westgrove Lane

Houston, TX, 77027
Beds5Baths5.1SqFt5,384MLS#44771456
On the map

Upper Kirby Map

Upper Kirby lies between Greenway Plaza and River Oaks, offering a prime location for city dwellers. I-610 borders it to the west, Shepherd Drive to the east, Westheimer Rd to the north, and Bissonnet Street to the south. Highway 59 runs from east to west in the heart of the area.

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Meet the locals

Who Lives Houston, Texas?

Population

2,345,606

Median Age

33

Average Household Income

$84,179

Households

874,827

Average Household Size

2.61

Cost of Living

96.5

Entertainment

Things to do in Upper Kirby

Levy Park

Offers activity spaces, a designated dog, a serene rain garden, and a delightful Children's Park.

Greenway Commons

A bustling commercial mall anchored by LA Fitness and Costco that will satisfy your shopping needs.

Color Factory

Presents immersive installations that transform your experience into a burst of colors and creativity

Regal Edwards Greenway Grand Palace

It provides a grand and comfortable setting that elevates your cinematic experience to a whole new level.

Education

Schools in Upper Kirby

School NameGradesAdmission
River Oaks Elementary SchoolK - 5Public
Pin Oak Middle School6 - 8Public
Lamar High School9 - 12Public
St. Anne Catholic SchoolK - 8Private
The Post Oak SchoolK - 12Private
St. John's SchoolK - 12Private
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