Spotlight on West Ranch in Friendswood, Texas
West Ranch is a master-planned community developed by the Friendswood Development Company which officially began in 2006. Flash forward to today, and you will find a community that is fast-growing with its Phase 2 already in high demand.

The 750+ acre development is located in east Friendswood; bordered by Centennial Park, Chigger Creek and Clear Creek, and to the north and south of FM 518, just east of FM 528. This location makes for an easy commute to Houston via Interstate 45 to the north, Galveston to the south, and Clear Lake City to the west.

West Ranch offers tree-lined streets, parks, many acres of planned green space and walking trails, to give families many ways to spend time outdoors. Shopping is a short drive away to find grocery, drug stores and shops. A variety of dining options such as Birraporetti’s, Luna’s Mexican Restaurant, and Perry & Sons Market & Grille are local favorites. Baybrook Mall is less than 10 miles away offering shopping and restaurants such as P.F. Chang’s and The Cheesecake Factory.

When looking for a home in West Ranch you will find a variety of established builders. Single-family homes, estate homes, and garden homes give the buyer many options to select from to fit their lifestyle. Phase 1 of West Ranch has already been completed with homes offered by Village Builders and Perry Homes, Trendmaker Homes, and David Weekley Homes.

Location: City of Friendswood, North Galveston County

Phase 2 Builders
  • Highland Homes
  • Coventry Homes
  • Partners in Building
  • Village Builders
Total Number of Households at Build-Out: Approximately 1,300

Price Range: $250,000s to the $800,000s

Home Owner’s Association: West Ranch Homeowners Association

Amenities
  • More than 60 Acres of Park Space
  • 100 Acres of Nature Trails Tying into Centennial Park
  • Tot Lots and Two Recreation Complexes
  • Resort-Style Swimming Pool
  • Fishing Pier
  • 20-Acre Town Center Commercial Site (In Building Stage)
West Ranch's Phase 2 Recreation Center is a resort-style complex which will feature a competition-size pool, a lodge-style clubhouse with a kitchen and large community room, covered seating areas, a splash pad and a playground as well as ample parking.

Schools: Friendswood Independent School District
Friendswood ISD has been named the 5th most efficient Texas School District by the Texas Business Coalition; the Texas Education Agency rated the district “Exemplary” with all schools (K-12) in the district earning the “Exemplary” rating. The high school is a UIL-4A campus which has been named as 1 of 13 Top High Schools in the state, as well as 1 of 10 Top High Schools in the Houston area. The newest campus in the district is Friendswood Junior High School, which is located adjacent to the West Ranch community. The campus also features a new natatorium built from funds approved in 2008 by the district.

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