Apartments in Pecan Park are a little slice of residential heaven in the midst of the large and exciting cultural hub of Houston. Quiet streets lined with sprouting trees and shrubbery will leave you with an escape from city life, but downtown is only a bus ride away. Pecan Park supplies the small dot of tranquility that every city needs - especially the fourth most populous city in the country.
If you're itching to get the full, lively Houston experience, check out the nightlife in the downtown area. With the center of Houston only a 15-minute drive north on I-45, you can drop in anytime on the bar scene or attend a Houston Astros game at Minute Maid Park. Or, go for a drink at Pete's Dueling Piano Bar for some real excitement. The concept of Pete's is simple: A-list piano players take the stage and duke it out for the crowd's enjoyment.
For a quieter environment, you can spend the day in Ingrando Park, right in the middle of the Pecan Park region. Equipped with two baseball fields and a full set of playground equipment, kids won't be able to get enough.
You would be hard-pressed to find a neighborhood in Houston without a quality golf course nearby. Pecan Park is no exception. Glenbrook Golf Course is a beautiful 18-hole course just south of Pecan Park. The course also has a bar/grill, lending golfers the perfect way to end a round on a hot day.
In terms of K-12 schooling locations in Pecan Park, a lack of options isn't a problem. There are a bundle of quality elementary, middle and high schools located right near the center of the neighborhood. Recently, the Houston Independent School District won the distinction of America's top urban school district.
Also a short distance from Pecan Park apartments are the Southeast campus for Houston Community College and the University of Houston.
If you have a car, Pecan Park is full of transportation options to all parts of Houston and its surrounding regions. I-610, I-45 and the Pasadena Freeway are all short leaps from apartments in Pecan Park. The Houston Metro system also has bus routes throughout Pecan Park that conveniently connect the neighborhood with the rest of the city.