Cypress Real Estate
About Cypress Texas
Cypress is located to the southwest and northeast of Highway 290 just a few miles northwest of downtown Houston. This community is one of the fastest growing areas and school districts in the United States. It has traditionally been one of the most sought after suburbs in the Houston metropolitan. To truly understand the popularity of Cypress, future home owners should understand where this once rural community came from and where it is going.
Cypress of the past was shaped by the German settlers that arrived in the area in the 1840’s and street names like Huffmeister and Telge still hint to the communities roots. Cypress, Cy-Fair, and Cypress Fairbanks are often used interchangeable to refer to the area. The two communities (Cypress and Fairbanks) forever became linked in the 1930’s when Big Cypress School and Fairbanks High School combined to form the beginning of the Cy-Fair Independent School District. The community began its true path to growth in the 1990’s when several master planned communities started development in the area. Geographically Cypress offers something for everyone, with heavily forested land and lots north of 290 and mostly ranch type land south of 290.
Cypress of today is a thriving community featuring the third largest school district in the state of Texas and many highly rated schools. Cypress is also home to many golf courses like Black Horse Golf Club, Houston National, Cypress Lakes and Longwood Golf Club. Employers like Sysco, the school district and multiple area hospitals and the proximity to Houston and the Energy Corridor insure that the community should thrive for years to come. Like sister suburbs Katy and Sugar Land, Cypress is also one more affluent suburbs of Houston. Cypress is home to the palatial Berry Center, which features a football stadium, basketball court, conference center and much more. However, the master-planned communities are still the heart and soul of Cypress success. The areas master planned communities like Bridgeland, Cypress Creek Lake, Fairfield and Coles Crossing feature homes in most price ranges and sizes and fantastic amenities like pools, tennis courts, neighborhood fitness centers, walking and hiking trails and much more.
Still, as bright as the present is for Cypress the future looks even brighter. Cypress is still a mostly a sleeper community. Although job have begun to come to Cypress many home owners still drive into Houston for work. However, Cypress has the space, the school district and the leadership to support a very promising future. More and more employers are finding their way to Cypress. More jobs should mean continued growth in the real estate market.
So Cypress will continue to grow. The master-planned communities are primed to welcome new homeowners and the area has the beauty to charm then. A good Realtor® is needed in Cypress more than most areas to navigate the large school district and many communities. Contact us today for a free preview.