The city of Houston prides itself on the flourishing economic and artistic cultures in the region. Just a 20-minute drive from Houston's downtown area, apartments in Spring Shadows are located in the pleasant northwest region of the city. Surrounded by lush parks, expansive golf courses and all the amenities of the fourth most populous metropolis in the country, many people looking to get all that Houston has to offer begin their search in Spring Shadows.
Everywhere you turn in Houston there's another superb golf course, and the Spring Shadows region is no exception. Just down the street from Spring Shadows apartment rentals is the Pine Crest Golf Club. A pristine and challenging course, Pine Crest is open to the public, but has the professional feel of a private club. Pine Crest also offers a restaurant and fully stocked bar for relaxation after a round of golf.
Just west of the Spring Shadows region is the expansive Bear Creek Park. Bear Creek hosts many options for leisure and exploration, including equestrian trails, a preserved wildlife habitat, an aviary and the Houston Farm and Ranch Club. The aviary hosts both wild and domestic birds, including the sun conure, catalina macaw and the amazon parrot.
Houston and its surrounding regions are known for stellar secondary and postsecondary education options. Houston's secondary schools consistently score higher on test scores than the rest of the state, and offer an easy stepping stone on the road to higher learning. In the Spring Shadows area, there's Spring Woods High School and Spring Woods Middle School. Both focus on a smaller student to teacher ratio, each ranking lower than the Texas state average according to Education.com.
Houston also offers a bevy of established postsecondary education options. Choices inside the city include Texas Southern University, the University of Houston, Baylor College of Medicine and prestigious Rice University. Rice was recently ranked as the fifth best university in the South by Forbes.
Apartments in Spring Shadows leave renters with many travel options, whether with a car or without. With a car, the Katy Freeway, the Sam Houston Tollway and Freeway 290 are all easily accessed for travel into and out of the Greater Houston region.
The Houston Metro system is also a convenient way to travel around the city for those without a car, or for the driver looking to save a little money on gas. There are a number of bus options in Spring Shadows that ensure the excitement of Houston is never out of reach.