Lake Houston

Texas

266Listings
$15K-$5.5M
$120.8MTotal Value
Lake Houston, Texas

Lake Houston real estate is a beautiful, though lesser known, market for lake homes and land in Texas.

There are typically around 40 lake homes for sale on Lake Houston, and 30 lots and land listings available. Lake Houston homes for sale have an average list price of $563,000.

The closest major airport, George Bush Intercontinental Airport, is only 12 miles away.

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  • 46Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
  • Dam Name
    Lake Houston Dam
  • Year Built
    1953
  • Managed By US Army Corps of Engineers
  • Ownership
    Public
  • Acreage
    11,854
  • Public Boat Ramps
    1
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
Campgrounds
(832) 496-3567
605 S Main St
Highlands, -1 77562
(281) 915-9977
21725 E Knox Dr
Porter, TX 77365
(281) 328-1155
500 FM1942
Crosby, TX 77532
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Blue Catfish, Largemouth Bass, White Bass, White Crappie
  • Condos available (Yes)
  • Notable events: Mardi Gras Festival and Parade in March, Springfest:Wine and Art Festival in April, 4th of July Festival
  • Interesting facts: Primary water supply for Houston
  • History: Replaced Sheldon Lake
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Houseboats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (No).
  • Dock restrictions (No).
Hospitals
(281) 540-0476
19298 W Lake Houston Pkwy
Humble, TX 77346
Airports
George Bush Intercontinental Airport
2800 N Terminal Rd, Houston, TX 77032
12 miles away
Dunham Field
Crosby, TX 77532
10 miles away
About Lake Houston
Harris County, Texas

Lake Houston is just under 35 miles from Houston. The George Bush Intercontinental Airport is under 15 miles away, and the Memorial Hermann Convenient Care Center in Kingwood is under 10 miles away.

On the Water Fun

Lake Houston spans 11,854 acres with a maximum depth of 45 feet, meaning this beauty is great for everyone.

Formed by the damming of the San Jacinto River, the lake offers excellent opportunities for swimming, fishing, boating, and skiing.

If you wish to fish, the most predominant fish species include largemouth bass, white bass, white crappie, blue catfish, and bluegill.

There are access points located at BJ's Marina, Ponderosa Marina, Lake Houston Marina, and Duessen Park.

Explore Houston

Houston offers activities that every member of your family is sure to enjoy.

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston is where you can enjoy seeing art from over 6,000 years of history.

The Houston Zoo houses over 6,000 animals representing 900 species. It is the second most visited zoo in the country and accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums.

The Space Center Houston displays 400 space artifacts, permanent and traveling exhibits, and theaters with a focus on the history of the human spaceflight program.

If you are looking to dine in Houston, there is a wide selection. Options for a nice dinner out include Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse, Riel, and Masraff’s. Some other choices to enjoy are Houston This Is It Soul Food, Nancy's Hustle, or Artisans Restaurant.

Excellent Location for Lake Life

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Lake Houston is an excellent choice.