Glenhaven may be the most underrated neighborhood in the city and the best kept real estate secret in College Station. Located in northeast College Station just off University Drive and west of Highway 6, one of the best features of the neighborhood is the tremendous convenience factor. Just turn left onto University Drive, drive west down the street for a few minutes, and it will deliver you right to Texas A&M University.
Built mostly during the period between the 1990’s and the early 2000’s, there are approximately 150 homes in Glenhaven making it a smaller subdivision in College Station. The homes range in size from 1,700 – 3,000 square feet, providing a nice selection of price options from as low as $160,000 to as high as $350,000. These homes are perfect for both a family or as an Aggie game day retreat with houses usually containing 3-4 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms. The lots are larger than average for the area with lot sizes well over 10,000 square feet, perfect for a family dog or a fantastic play area. The homes in the Glenhaven neighborhood all share an easily distinguishable traditional architectural character.
Geographically connected to the neighborhood are College Hills Elementary School, Baylor Scott & White Clinic and the Richard Carter Park. The neighborhood Park marks the site of the original homestead of Richard Carter, College Station’s first settler. This historically significant park offers walking trails, a discovery garden and interpretive center with displays about Richard Carter, gazebo with seating, open play areas, and a bronze sculpture symbolizing the settlement of College Station and the Brazos Valley.
Across the street you will find several shopping and casual dining options including Home Depot, Newk’s Eatery, Ulta Beauty, and Panera Bread just to name a few. With College Station’s restaurant row right across the street offering dining destinations such as Texas Roadhouse and Fish Daddy’s Grill House, you will never go hungry! One advantageous traffic fact is that you can take one turn onto Francis street and it’s a straight shot all the way to Texas Avenue and Texas A&M. This quick commute makes Glenhaven an excellent choice for anyone with a lifestyle connected to Texas A&M University.
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