Garden Oaks Custom Homes

At Echo Custom Homes, we specialize in creating exceptional custom homes that exceed your wildest expectations. Every detail is meticulously crafted to reflect your unique style and personality.

Garden Oaks Community

The Garden Oaks is a community located just north of the 610 loop, within the city limits of Houston, Texas.  As one of the rising neighborhoods in fourth largest city in the country the secret is out, and Garden Oaks/Oak Forest (GOOF) is officially on the map for luxury living. The diverse family-oriented community has become attractive to both young families and professionals who desire a community feel just steps from entertainment and rich culture.

History of Garden Oaks

Garden Oaks was established in 1937 by Edward L. Crain, a well-known developer who founded many of Houston’s neighborhoods during the first half of the twentieth century. The area still has many original pecan, oak and pine trees that gave the area its name. The community is surrounded by both original bungalows and recent and new construction homes.

Top Rated Schools in Garden Oaks

The Community is located within the Houston Independent School District and has become a great area for education.

Garden Oaks Food and Entertainment

Explore the vibrant culinary and entertainment scene of Garden Oaks with our curated list of the Top 10 must-visit spots.

  1. d’Alba – Laid-back spot with an expansive terrace offering brunch, pizza & burgers, plus cocktails.
  2. Wakefiled Crow Bar – This casual bar offers a menu of burgers, sandwiches & craft beers, plus outdoor sand volleyball.
  3. Great Heights Brewing – Neighborhood craft beer microbrewery featuring a laid-back taproom with an industrial vibe.
  4. The Upside Pub – Whether you’re in the mood for a beer or a great meal, looking to hang out with colleagues or friends, watching the big game or simply soaking up the sun on our patio, we’re here to be your go-to spot every time.
  5. Cottonwood Hearty plates of upscale pub fare are served in easygoing, industrial-chic digs with a jumbo patio.
  6. Slowpokes Quirky spot serving espresso drinks, light fare & draft beer in industrial digs with outdoor seats.
  7. Sonoma Wine & Cheese Cozy destination serving a seasonal menu of vino-friendly plates, plus charcuterie & cheeses.
  8. Govinda’s Hand-painted murals highlight this roomy eatery serving a buffet of vegetarian Indian cuisine.
  9. Gatlin’s BBQ Family-owned business with smoked meats, including beef ribs & brisket, from a mobile service.
  10. Plonk Neighborhood bistro serving market-driven New American cuisine, craft beer & a premium wine list.

Custom Homes in Garden Oaks

Echo Custom Homes feels this area is a true gem and we even office out of the community. If you are thinking about moving here wanting to build a custom home or renovate a home feel free to contact us so we can learn more about your desired situation.