Homes For Sale In Spring Texas
First settled in the early 1800s primarily by German immigrants, Spring, TX is popular among families and individuals who want to enjoy small-town living within easy commuting distance of the Houston metropolitan area. Spring features a variety of cultural and sports venues that appeal to a wide range of residents.
The city of Spring is home to Old Town Spring, a neighborhood comprising more than 150 unique shops, eateries, galleries and museums dedicated to preserving some of Spring’s historic buildings. Today, Old Spring is popular among tourists and residents, and features many historic homes and commercial buildings including a bank peppered with bullet holes from robberies that occurred during the Great Depression. Old Spring hosts regular art walks highlighting the works of local and regional artists and is also the site of the Texas Crawfish & Music Festival, billed as the South’s largest crawfish festival.
In addition to the business, industrial and commercial employment opportunities offered by the Greater Houston area, ExxonMobil recently announced plans to open a corporate campus just outside of Spring, which will offer employment to thousands of men and women.
Families and others looking for homes for sale in Spring, Texas will enjoy the area parks, which include sports fields, playgrounds, picnic areas and hiking trails. Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens are also located in Spring and feature a beaver pond and endangered species garden area, a tea house, picnic areas, trails winding through gardens of native plant species and playgrounds.
For adventurous, fun-loving families looking for homes for sale, Spring, Texas is also home to SplashTown Houston which offers more than a dozen rides and amusements for all ages. Athletes looking for homes for sale in Spring, TX will also enjoy the Cypresswood Golf Club, a 36-hole facility that was named “Best New Course” by Golf Digest when the course opened. Today Cypresswood is a prominent Houston area golf course, encompassing more than 800 acres near the confluence of Cypress and Spring creeks.
Students in Spring attend the Spring Independent School District, a progressive district serving more than 30,000 students from pre-K through 12th grades. Post-secondary students are served by the Lone Star College System as well as colleges and universities in the Houston area.