As Katy continues to add the great reputation of Houston, many people may be taken aback by the high price tag. However, located within Cinco Ranch (the greater Katy area) is Katy Creek Ranch, which offers many of the same benefits of the Katy at a fraction of the cost, including quality education, a multitude of shopping centers, numerous activities and easy access to the Energy Corridor area of town.
Located just south of 1-10, Katy Creek Ranch sits on Westheimer Pkwy as cradles the Westpark Tollway cradles it from the other end, allowing easy access and multiple routes to the Galleria, the Energy Corridor and Downtown Houston. If you work commute is quite a distance, METRO’s Kingsland Park and Ride is a breath of fresh air, it’ll take you to many big business spots while you relax or work on the bus.
More than 600 homes make up the charming community, with prices starting in the $210k range from developer, Legend Homes. The neighborhood boasts a low tax rate of 2.85 and you can save on HOA dues at the low price of $410. As Katy ISD serves young students of the area, children have the opportunity to attend top-rated public schools, including Cinco Ranch High School.
According to longtime Katy resident and local real estate agent Cherin Cox, you really can get more for less in Katy Creek Ranch. “It’s great for entry-level homebuyers or relocated, younger families who are looking for great schools and affordability,” she shared with Houstonia this year. “In surrounding subdivisions the entry-level price point goes up dramatically, to between $300,000 and $400,000.”
If you’re looking to enjoy everything that Katy has to offer, without paying the typical Cinco Ranch prices, check out Katy Creek Ranch. It’s an amazing neighborhood on the booming outskirts of West Houston that provides a reprieve from city life, while still not taking you too far out of the action.