Homes for Sale in West University Place, Houston, TX

West University Place is a beautiful suburban neighborhood situated within the Inner Loop region of Houston, Texas.

As the name implies, West University Place is located directly west of the University Place neighborhood, home to Rice University’s campus. The suburb is a fantastic home option for professionals working in the region in the market for a move-up home close to work. If you require help filtering properties currently listed on the market in the suburb that best matches your specific criteria, please don’t hesitate to contact our team today. We would be glad to help provide a list of homes that correctly match your personal needs.

  • BEDROOM COMMUNITY: Ideally situated surrounded by major business centers and campuses, West University Place is a fantastic bedroom community for busy professionals working in the region. Rice University and the Texas Medical Center are both a short drive to the east of the suburb. There are also extensive urban areas filled with various office buildings, commercial establishments, and industrial facilities to the north and west of the suburb.

  • IDYLLIC SUBURBAN SETTING: West University Place is a well-planned suburban community featuring lovely homes and well-maintained tree-lined streets. The neighborhood has a welcoming and family-friendly charm that you’ll surely appreciate when you take a walk around the pedestrian-friendly walkways throughout the suburb.

  • PREMIER HOUSING MARKET: West University Place is a thriving residential real estate market with many homes for sale available to buyers interested in the area. Real Estate in the area is quite diverse, with a varying selection of single-family homes, condos, and townhouses.
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Homes for Sale in West University Place, Houston, TX



3794 Purdue Street

Houston, TX, 77005
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6344 Brompton Road

West University Place, TX, 77005


3815 Drake Street

Houston, TX, 77005


3516 Robinhood Street

Houston, TX, 77005


6628 Vanderbilt Street

West University Place, TX, 77005


3502 Amherst Street

West University Place, TX, 77005
Buying a Home in West University Place

5 Real Estate Facts About West University Place

  • The majority of homes in West University Place are the classic brick Colonials that were the original households built in the initial development of the neighborhood.
  • These residences were built in the latter part of the 20th century and come in impressive three to six-bedroom models.
  • Houses have exquisite masonry with four corners and detailed furnishings, adding to the overall curb appeal of the neighborhood.
  • Other households in the suburb are custom-designed homes and townhouses that have replaced some of the older homes in the suburb.
  • Single-family homes in the neighborhood range between $900,000 to $4.5 Million, with condos and townhomes to the northwest of the suburb priced between $200,000 to $750,000.
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West University Place is an excellent suburban neighborhood located next to some of the busiest sections of Houston. W Holcombe Boulevard partially borders the suburb to the south, Kirby Drive to the east, the railroad line to the west, and Bissonnet Street to the north. Notable locations within the suburb include West University Elementary School, Fire Truck Park, Colonial Park, and Wier Park. 

As the region is home to many families, there are many significant community amenities and shopping districts that cater to residents in the area. You’ll find lots of retail, dining, and entertainment options throughout the suburb for your convenience.

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Things to do in West University Place

Rice Village

Historic shopping district home to boutique stores, chain brands, restaurants, cafes, and many more trendy commercial establishments.

West University Baptist Church

The local Baptist church at 6218 Auden Street providing regular mass and services for its members.

Fire Truck Park

Lovely neighborhood park with an iconic fire truck-themed play area.

Bullard Field

An extensive ballpark featuring multiple athletic fields used to host games for the West University Little League.


Schools in West University Place

School NameGradesAdmission
West University ElementaryPK - 5Public
Pershing Middle School6 - 8Public
Michael E. DeBakey High School9 - 12Public
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