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First Colony Real Estate
There are several important master-planned communities that have driven the success of Sugar Land. Still, it would be hard to argue that any are more successful than First Colony. First Colony now expands over 9,700 acres, boasts 60+ sub-communities, has over 50,000 residents and stretches over two cities (Sugar Land and Missouri City). By almost any measure, First Colony has been one the most successful master-planned communities in the nation for many years. First Colony’s rich history, proximity to jobs, shopping and great educational opportunities set this community up for long term success like few others.
The History of First Colony in Sugar Land
First Colony development began in the 1970’s by Sugar Land Properties Inc. The community has truly stood the test of time. A recent review of sales in the community features homes built in five different decades (1970’s, 1980’s, 1990’s, 2000’s, and 2010’s). A key to First Colony’s success is the proximity to high paying jobs. Minute Maid’s corporate office is located within the confines of First Colony. Flour Daniel, Schlumberger and Unocal have also provided high paying jobs within moments of First Colony homes. Sugar Land’s City Hall and the area’s most prestigious shopping center named Sugar Land Town Square are both within the confines of First Colony.
First Colony is the home of some of the area best schools. First Colony is serviced by Fort Bend ISD, which is one of the areas most respected school districts. Fort Bend boast some of the most sought after high schools in area. Most of First Colony is serviced by Clements, Dulles, Elkins and Kempner High Schools, some of the best high schools in the country according to a recent national article. Fort Bend ISD also has one of the most respected Arts programs in the country.
First Colony home prices and neighborhoods
Homes in First Colony range in size from the 3/2/2 homes in Chimneystone, to the mid-level family homes of Lexington, Lake Colony and Colony Bend, to luxury garden homes and grand estates of Avalon and Sweetwater. Homes range in price from starter homes to multi-million dollar mansions. There is truly something for almost every home buyer within Sugar Land’s most sought after community.
Sweetwater Golf Course and Amenities
Sweetwater Country Club resides within the confines of First Colony and is one of the most exclusive private golf clubs in the Houston metro area. This Arnold Palmer Managed Private Club is a membership by invitation only facility. Still, the golf course offers benefits to all First Colony home owners by helping to raise area home values.
The country club may be private but there are hundreds of amenities within First Colony that are open to all residents. First Colony features several pools and water amenities. From lap pools, to slides, to lazy rivers to splash pads; few communities offer more swimming options to home owners. The community also offers parks, trails, tennis courts, play grounds, a boathouse and lakes.
First Colony is one of the most successful communities ever built. Homes range greatly in size, resell value and price based on lot location, schools, builder and section. A great Realtor® will make a big difference. When you’re ready to relocate to a premier home in the Sugar Land / Missouri City area we recommend viewing several communities before deciding on one (contact us for a list). Contact See TIM Sell Realty today.