Living on the outskirts of a large city can offer many advantages, such as access to the conveniences of the city, affordability and more green space. For those seeking open air and nature in the midst of an urban lifestyle, apartments for rent in Royal Oaks Court could be just what they are looking for. Lovers of open air and lots of leg room have much to fancy in this neighborhood, thanks to a gigantic park right in its backyard.
Royal Oaks Court sits right on the edge of George Bush Park, a massive area covering close to 8,000 acres. The park has a wide variety of facilities, including baseball and soccer fields, a model airplane airport and shooting ranges. The grounds also have biking, hiking and equestrian trails. Neighboring this giant park is another, Bear Creek Park, which contains a wildlife habitat and aviary in addition to the more common park features of picnic areas and sports fields.
The local parks are not the only kind of green around Royal Oaks, however, as several country clubs are in the area. Right in the neighborhood is the eponymous Royal Oaks Country Club, which offers golf, tennis, swimming, spa and sports facilities.
The life of the thriving city of Houston is not far away, either. Residents of Royal Oaks Court are within a short drive of downtown and an even shorter drive of the Museum District and Reliant Stadium, home of the Houston Texans. Whether you are an avid sports fan, curious inquirer or both, there is something in the neighborhood to catch your fancy.
Educational opportunities abound in Royal Oaks Court, with several elementary and intermediate schools in the area, as well as multiple Montessori schools and two high schools. One high school, Alief Early College High, is worthy of note, with a glowing GreatSchools.org rating of 10 out of 10. Especially striking is the enthusiasm of students about the school, several of which have commented positively on the website.
"I love this school! The teachers are great, and the students are hard workers! This is perfect for me because I'm going to go to Harvard one day," remarked a student in a GreatSchools review.
Royal Oaks Court offers public transit options through Houston's Metro system, which grants access to various locations around the city. However, the convenience of a car may be preferable for many.