The exclusive community of Tanglewood is situated in Uptown Houston, just outside the Inner Loop. This sought-after neighborhood offers a sense of peace and tranquility, while being located within 15 minutes’ drive of the many amenities of Galleria and Downtown Houston.

Tanglewood has long been considered one of Houston’s most prestigious communities. First developed in the 1930s, this leafy planned community of luxury homes offers excellent access and amenities. It is partially surrounded by the elite Houston Country Club, and it’s also the long-time home of President George H.W. Bush.


The upscale neighborhood of Tanglewood contains just over 1,200 homes. While some rambling ranch-style homes remain from Tanglewood’s early development, most of these properties have been replaced by newer builds. These properties exhibit an eclectic mix of architectural styles, including French chateaus, George mansions, Mediterranean villas, and 2-story English-style brick-and-stone homes.

Tanglewood boasts expansive lots situated on picturesque streets lined with mature oak trees. Opulent interiors include soaring ceilings, spacious multi-car garages, and wine cellars. Tanglewood offers the finest in luxury living and exceptional design.


President George H.W. Bush currently resides in nearby West Oaks and has a long-standing connection with the Tanglewood area, first moving here in the 1960s. Other famous residents include ZZ Top frontman Bill Gibbons and Houston Rockets’ point guard James Harden. Former Houston Texans’ quarterback Matt Schaub lived in a lavish $4.29 million Tanglewood home until 2014.

Many of these revered neighborhood’s most elite residents belong to the exclusive Houston Country Club. The Country Club boasts an excellent 18-hole golf course and outstanding tennis facilities, where President Bush Snr. and White House Chief of Staff James Baker are former doubles’ champions.

Tanglewood’s proximity to Galleria and Downtown mean there is a huge amount to do in the nearby area, while Tanglewood itself is a refuge of calm seclusion from the surrounding big-city buzz. Yelp lists some 550 restaurants and other business within 3 miles of Tanglewood.

Families enjoy access to excellent public and private schools within Tanglewood and the surrounding communities.

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Marc Zachrau is a Houston Luxury Real Estate Agent helping buyers and sellers realize their Real Estate dreams.