West Ranch Real Estate
Surrounded by the small-town charm of the city of Friendswood, West Ranch is one of Friendswood Development Company’s newest master planned communities in the Houston area.
Located in an area where youth concerts in the park and community activities for all ages abound, West Ranch is the perfect complement to the scenic beauty that defines the city of Friendswood – honored as one of America’s top 100 places to live.
West Ranch community is nestled within the City of Friendswood, which is known for its small town charm, tree-lined streets and outstanding schools. A number of grocery stores, shopping centers and recreational activities are located within minutes of West Ranch. The Friendswood community will offer a 20 acre Town Center commercial site, 100 acres of nature trails, parks and recreation areas, a resort-style swimming pool, competition swimming pool and fishing pier. The community is bordered by Clear Creek and Chigger Creek and will offer two man-made lakes, each hosting its own beautiful scenic views and fun-filled activities. West Ranch is part of Friendswood Independent School District, where all schools are rated Exemplary and offer an excellent education for K-12 grades. The community also provides one of the easiest commutes in the area via Interstate 45 and Highway 35.
Since the 1980s Friendswood has grown considerably; the current population is more than 36,000. Friendswood encompasses parts of two counties–
Northern Galveston and southern Harris County, divided by the popular
Clear Creek. Clear Creek offers direct water access to the Gulf of Mexico through Clear Lake and Galveston Bay. It is located 3 miles west of IH-45, halfway between Houston and Galveston.Friendswood encompasses 21 square miles and is over 70% developed. There is ample room for growth–commercially, industrially and residentially.