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Westchase District combines the best of city and suburban living


Westchase District offers a perfect mix of affordable living and luxury apartments in Houston. You’ll find everything you need close by, from grocery stores and banks to retail stores and unique restaurants. Just minutes from the Galleria, CityCentre, Memorial City Mall, and Sugar Land Town Center, Westchase District is ideally located for all your shopping and entertainment needs.

Families will love our parks, trails and family fun options. The area also has a variety of public and private schools, plus nearby colleges for adult education, and convenient access to churches, healthcare providers, and other essential services . Discover why Westchase District is the ideal place to call home in Houston. Explore your options on our FindIt map today.

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Apartment Communities

If you’re searching for an apartment home in Houston, look no further than Westchase District. Our newest communities feature great amenities like movie theaters and billiard rooms. All our communities offer exercise rooms, swimming pools, and business centers. You’ll find a variety of affordable and luxury options, from three-bedroom apartments for small families to studio and one-bedroom units perfect for busy professionals.

Many of our communities are part of the Houston Apartment Association’s Blue Star Program, ensuring they meet high public safety standards. Westchase District residents enjoy easy access to jobs, shopping, schools, restaurants, parks, trails, and recreation options. Plus, our dedicated staff works hard to keep the area clean, vibrant and safe for everyone.

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Westchase District offers multiple greenspaces for outdoor enthusiasts. Woodchase Park, the District’s first fully-programmed park, features lots of free activities for all ages. The park has a children’s play area with a climbing wall, slide, water misting feature, and Berliner Twist, plus a dog park, community garden, fitness equipment, activity lawn, and a pavilion with restrooms. Sneed Dog Park, at 9855 Pagewood Lane, is exclusively for our four-legged friends with benches and a doggie fountain. Trailside Park, near HCC Campus Trail, includes stationary seating, a picnic table, and a zipline. Opening in early 2025 at 2951 Wilcrest Drive, Camden Park will have many features of Woodchase Park, plus a multi-purpose pavilion, separate dog parks for large and small dogs, and an onsite restaurant. Visitors can enjoy indoor or outdoor seating at Sunday Press or take their food to the sky terrace for park views. Learn more about our parks here.

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Westchase District’s trail system begins at Westheimer immediately east of Houston Community College and continues to Art Storey Park south of Bellaire. Multiple underpasses allow users to travel the entire 5-mile length of the trail with only three street crossings. Along the beautifully landscaped trails, you’ll find exercise stations, a self-help bike repair station, emergency phones and informational spikes that detail the history and ecology of the area. The Library Loop Trail features a butterfly garden, Little Free Libraries and one-of-a-kind murals created by local artists. A unique Corten steel bridge has been installed across the canal at Library Loop Trail and will offer handicapped accessible access to Camden Park when the park opens in 2025. The trails are maintained by Westchase District staff and patrolled by law enforcement officers working for the Westchase District Patrol.

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Family Fun

Families living in or near Westchase District can enjoy many activities here. A week-long Spring Break event is held at Woodchase Park every year, offering a staycation for families not traveling for the school holiday. Woodchase Park also plays host to Movie Nights, a Trick or Treat event and a Christmas celebration. Families can enjoy a picnic at Trailside Park, while kids enjoy the zipline.  And Quillian Center and its two pools are a great source of family fun. Quillian offers kids’ sports leagues, plus after school programs and summer camps. The Noah’s Ark pool is a favorite destination for families of toddlers, while bigger kids and adults enjoy Quillian’s large pool. Both pools are open for public swimming and private parties all summer long.

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Unique Restaurants

Westchase District is a haven for hidden gem restaurants, offering a diverse array of food from around the globe. From Japanese/Peruvian fusion crafted by an award-winning chef at Pacha Nikkei to authentic West African dishes at Dakar Street Food, Westchase has it all. The District features Marini’s Argentinian empanadas that have been highlighted on “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives” and you can enjoy hot chicken backed by none other than Shaquille O’Neal at Big Chicken Westchase. Health-conscious diners will find plenty of options as well, with several restaurants prioritizing fresh and clean ingredients like Green Lane Co. Ramen lovers can indulge in bowls that consistently rank among Houston’s best at Ramen Jin.

The District also boasts award-winning Persian food at Kasra Persian Grill and a variety of delicious desserts like Smoosh Cookies- Westchase. From quaint cafes like Little Maria’s Cafe to Rio Ranch Steakhouse, Westchase District is must-visit destination for foodies in Houston. This list is just a sampling. To explore all the restaurants Westchase has to offer, check out our FindIt Map.

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Whether you live or work in Westchase District, you can enjoy the ease and convenience of the Westchase retail experience. Our easy-to-navigate streets make it possible to dine at a favorite restaurant or run errands during your lunch break. Major retailers like Target, Whole Foods, Kroger and Randalls all have stores here. Drop off your dry cleaning or swing by the bank or post office on your way to work. Enjoy a mani/pedi at one of our salons or workout at your choice of health club facilities on the way home. If you’re looking for a more upscale shopping experience to add to your wardrobe or buy a gift for a friend, CityCentre, Town &  Country and Memorial City Mall are all just minutes away.

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Students who live in Westchase District attend schools in either Alief Independent School District or Houston ISD. Other options include the Alief Center for Advanced Careers and the Alief Early College High School. Westchase District also is home to a charter school and several private schools, many with day care and after school options for working parents, who can enjoy the convenience and flexibility of having their child attend school just minutes from the office.

If you’re considering advanced education, several options exist including Houston Community College, American InterContinental University, the Center for Advanced Legal Studies and Fuller Theological Seminary. Students can also earn a four-year engineering degree from UT-Tyler while attending classes at the HCC campus on Hayes Road.

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