Houston Energy Corridor Neighborhood Spotlight: Rustling Pines
Rustling Pines is an affluent neighborhood located near the Houston Energy Corridor. It is bordered by Memorial Drive to the north, Gaywood Drive to the east, Hermitage Lane to the south, and roughly by Rummel Creek and Fawnlake Drive to the west. It is basically situated between the neighborhood of Gaywood and the Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary.
Rustling Pines features beautifully updated luxury homes from the 1960’s, along with elegant homes of newer construction. The generous wooded lots feature mature pines which inspired the neighborhood name.
Residents of Rustling Pines enjoy close proximity to the Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, a 17.5-acre forest preserve located along Rummel Creek. The sanctuary is maintained by the Houston Audubon Society, and is open to the public 365 days a year. It is popular with bird watchers and nature enthusiasts, who enjoy sightings of native mammals, migratory songbirds, shorebirds, birds of prey, reptiles and more.
Rustling Pines is also just north of Terry Hershey Park, which offers 11 miles of hiking and bike trails.
While residents of Rustling Pines are surrounded by nature, they enjoy convenient access to I-10 and Beltway 8. World-class shopping and dining are nearby at Memorial City Mall and Town & Country Village, which includes a Starbucks. Excellent medical care is only minutes away at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.
Public Education for Rustling Pines is provided by the Spring Branch Independent School District, which has been recognized for excellence by the U.S. Department of Education. Elementary age children attend Rummel Creek Elementary School before moving on to Memorial Middle School. High school students attend Stratford High School, which received a Silver ranking by U.S. News & World Report for academic excellence.
The Rustling Pines Civic Association provides architectural review and control, a neighborhood constable, and other homeowner services. Homes in Rustling Pines carry strong market values, with home prices ranging from $1 million on up.
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