919 Homes for Sale in Magnolia, TX

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Magnolia Home Trends

Located around 45 miles from Houston is the charming small town of Magnolia, surrounded by vast woodlands of pine trees and towering oaks. Magnolia is a growing, quaint city with a population of about 2,000 residents. You'll find an array of historic homes as well as new builds in Magnolia. Popular areas to consider settling in are Mostyn Manor, Durango Creek, and Oakwood Acres. Oakwood Acres is, as the name suggests, surrounded by giant oak trees. Residents have a variety of single-family homes to choose from, with some boasting an acre of land. These cozy homes are within minutes from a community center and local small businesses. Durango Creek is a beautiful subdivision containing large, multi-level homes with brick fronts. The community is lined with trees and is within walking distance to a local park that has a pond. Nearby are coffee and tea shops, along with a grocer and big box retailers. Mostyn Manor has large, brick homes and a variety of one and two-level homes. Residents are minutes from good schools, an aquatic center, and a seafood grocer. The median home price in Magnolia is about $317,100.

Magnolia Attractions

Magnolia is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise with an abundance of outdoor amenities and entertainment. Delve into the local culture at the various festivals and events like Depot Day, celebrating the city's roots. Located just 10 minutes north is the largest festival in the region, the Texas Renaissance Festival. The Magnolia community offers free shuttles to the festival, which takes place in the fall months of October and November. Other events include Mardi Gras on the Stroll, Cajun Cook-Off, Bar-B-Q Cook-Off, Hometown Christmas, and Corks and Canvas. Enjoy some local pints at the nearby breweries or explore the Historic Depot in the heart of Magnolia’s downtown. The Magnolia Depot houses a museum, an antique sawmill, and a historic barbershop. Golfers can tee off at the High Meadow Ranch Golf Club located less than six miles from downtown. Thrifters will revel in the countless antique shops and boutiques in Magnolia.

Magnolia Schools

The Magnolia Independent School District serves the schools in the area, with nearly 13,000 students and 1,600 faculty, all between 17 campuses. The school district's mission is to provide an educational environment that will assist all students in developing essential academic skills. Some notable schools within the area are Magnolia High School, Bear Branch Junior High School, and J.L. Lyon Elementary. College students have a variety of institutions to choose from in Houston, located about 45 minutes southeast, including the University of Texas, Baylor College of Medicine, Lone Star College, Prairie View A&M University, and more.

Commuting in Magnolia

Residents in Magnolia have access to the Aggie Expressway, which connects to Interstate 45, for those commuting to and from Houston. The average one-way commute in Magnolia takes about 29 minutes, with other modes of transportation available like biking or walking. Bikers and pedestrians have access to the Stroll, a half-mile park toward the Town Center. Unity Park is nearby, offering paths for walking, jogging, and biking. Magnolia also has a good sidewalk infrastructure downtown, making it a pedestrian-friendly area. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is located about 40 minutes southeast of town for those who frequently travel.