North Houston Real Estate

Lake Conroe Real Estate — Prestigious and Gorgeous! Something for Everyone!

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The ‘South Side”

Do you enjoy lots of options for dining and other activities?

Enjoy big, open water surrounded by fabulous waterfront properties on the south side of the lake, including Walden, April Sound, Seven Coves & Panorama Village. Dine at Waterfront Restaurants with Lakeside Dining like Sam’s Boat, or enjoy classic TX fare at County Line BBQ, get a pizza at Double Daves, or a cup of morning “java” at Starbucks.

The south side has many options for storing your boat “wet or dry.” Or find your waterfront dream home with Mari Montgomery Realty and park at your own boat dock.

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The “North Side”

Prefer tranquility and Nature?

Explore Lake Conroe in Walker County, and discover the best kept waterfront secret in Texas,Wildwood Shores. The north side boasts Peaceful Beauty including Stubblefield Lake, complete with a campground complete with the “Stubblefield Lake Ghost.”

Deer, Quail and Dove are plentiful on this side of the Lake as it is surrounded by the 163,037 acre Sam Houston National Forest. Duck Hunting is also popular in the area, not to mention GREAT FISHING!

Lots of birds for bird watchers, young and old, including the endangered species, the Bald Eagle and also the endangered Red-Cockaded Woodpecker, as well as an occasional “rebel” Baltimore Oriole who“got to Texas as fast as he could!”.

And how about hiking? The central portion of the 128-mile long Lone Star Trail winds through the Stubblefield Recreation Area on the North side of Lake Conroe.

Don’t forget to wear highly visible bright clothing during Deer Hunting Season in November and December.

 

Some Lake Conroe Factoids:

  •  53 mi North of Houston — Just an HOUR AWAY!
  •  The Lake Conroe Dam is located 7 miles west of the City of Conroe
  •  Lake Conroe was completed by the San Jacinto River Authority (SJRA) in conjunction with the City of Houston in 1973 as an alternate water supply
  •  The City of Houston owns two-thirds of the water rights in the reservoir
  •  A little over 22,000 surface acres
  •  26 miles long
  •  6 miles wide (at widest point)
  •  Average depth — 20.5 feet
  •  Deepest point — 70 feet
  •  157 miles of shoreline
  •  Bordered on the north in Walker County by 5,000 acres in Sam Houston National Forest
  •  Beware of the Alligators!
  •  Great fishing — including flathead catfish; blue, channel, striped, white and large-mouth bass, and crappie
  •  Construction started in January,1970 and completed January,1973 at a cost of $30,000,000
  •  Elevation 201.00 feet above mean sea level
  •  Length — 21 miles (34 km)
  •  Capacity — 40,200,651,000 gallons
  •  Yield — 90 million gallons per day
  •  Area — 33 sq miles