Village of College Park in The Woodlands, TX
In the northeast corner of The Woodlands Township, a master-planned community near Houston, lies the Village of College Park, a community ideal for all ages and nationalities. College Park has a small population of less than 4,200 giving it a hometown feel. However, residents happily welcome newcomers. Offering easy access to I-45 and the metro Houston area, College Park is a welcome retreat for individuals working in the city.
Entertainment: Dining & Shopping
With a wide variety of dining and shopping options, College Park is a unique mixture of both locally owned stores and restaurants, as well as national chains. Within the College Park Shopping Center, in the 3000 block of College Park Drive, you can find Garden Ridge Pottery and Chase Bank alongside regional favorites, such as Willie’s Grill and Ice House and Salon Bugatti. Right next door is the College Park Plaza where you will find Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, and Sonic intermixed with local favorites including the Abbey Road Boutique and the Forest Cafe and Bakery. There is little doubt that the wide variety of dining and shopping options make College Park real estate even more appealing.
Within the village, there are six community parks that offer a variety of activities adults and children are both certain to enjoy. Between the parks, residents and visitors have access to a fishing pond, tennis courts, basketball courts, baseball and soccer fields, pavilions, barbecue pits, playgrounds, pathways, and an enormous amount of green space to do as they please. Harpers Landing Park is almost 12.5 acres by itself and has plenty of play areas for children including a “sprayground” that children and adults love. In addition, W.G. Jones State Forest is a short drive east and provides horseback riding, biking, and hiking trails that are beautifully maintained. The numerous recreational amenities only increase the value and desirability of the homes within the area.
College Park was designed to appeal to everyone, regardless of age. In fact, many individuals who have never lived in a village or township are amazed by the advantages and amenities. The Woodlands Township is proud to be the only U.S. community with six world-class golf courses designed by Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, and Arnold Palmer. In addition, residents are often privy to $5 “dive-in” movies at the public pool or free concerts in the park. With many gorgeous homes available in the $200,000 range and easy access to other villages, College Park is certainly a wonderful place to consider buying your next home.
Education, Schools, Healthcare, and Transportation
The Woodlands Christian Academy and The Woodlands College Park High School provide the children of College Park with an excellent educational foundation. In addition, College Park is part of the Lone Star College System, a partnership between area colleges and universities designed to offer college age students access to a variety of academic degree and certificate programs. St. Luke’s- The Woodlands Hospital is conveniently located within College Park and provides residents with world-class health care.
College Park is home to a dedicated Convention and Visitor’s Bureau with a staff that works tirelessly to attract visitors to the area. There is no doubt that tourism will increase over the next several years. Without question, many visitors will ultimately decide to make College Park their new home after seeing all that it has to offer.
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