Welcome to Afton Oaks

The close-in, upscale neighborhood of Afton Oaks is named for its famed Live Oak trees, which form shady canopies along its safe streets.

Key Details


tree-lined streets, upscale, shopping, dining, safe

Located in Afton Oaks

Commute Times
HOU 22m by car
IAH 28m by car
Downtown 10m by car
East to West Union Pacific Tracks to Loop 610
North to South Westheimer Road to Southwest Freeway
Nearby Neighborhoods Oak Estates, River Oaks, Bellaire, Tanglewood, Royden Oaks, Lynn Park

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Afton oaks:
Location, atmosphere and accessibility drive demand for this neighborhood.

The upscale residential neighborhood of Afton Oaks is a deed-restricted community of over 500 homes. Located just above the Southwest Freeway and to the east of Loop 610, Afton Oaks remains one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Houston.

What to expect:
A short commute from this well-maintained, peaceful neighborhood.

Afton Oaks is known for its tree-lined streets along Newcastle Drive, which consists of a canopy of larger, older trees that have spread throughout the neighborhood. The small, triangular parks and distinct rectangular street markers are two unique elements of this neighborhood.

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The lifestyle:
A short commute from this well-maintained, peaceful neighborhood.

Afton Oaks’ location on two major freeways and main roads provides excellent access for its residents to its business districts and shopping. The Afton Oaks Civic Club enforces the neighborhood’s deed restrictions, provides additional security and works hard to maintain a peaceful atmosphere for residents.

Unexpected appeal:
Top shopping is just minutes away.

Just minutes from Afton Oaks are some of Houston’s top shopping and entertainment options, including The Galleria, Uptown Park and Highland Village.

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The market:
Appreciating home values for these upscale properties.

Afton Oaks was historically known for its single-story ranch style homes built in the 1950s. Recently, construction has increased and yielded upscale, new construction homes. Due to rising land values, Afton Oaks’ homes continue to appreciate each year.

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You’ll fall in love with:
Being so close to several of Houston’s long-time culinary staples.

Afton Oaks provides its residents a peek into the past with several well-known and long-running restaurants along Richmond Avenue, such as Bayou City Seafood & Pasta, Nielsen’s and Rajin Cajun.