Governors Place

Top 5 Things About Governors Place:

  1. Convenient location
  2. Good schools
  3. Affordable prices
  4. Nearby shopping
  5. Not in high-risk flood zone

 


Description

Governors Place  is located on the east side of Katy in Fort Bend County…close to I10 and Grand Parkway (southeast corner).

Primarily built in the 80s and 90s, most of the 500 homes (approx.) in this neighborhood are one-story ranch-style homes. On average, these homes have 4 bedrooms, 2+ baths, and approximately 2500sf with 2-car garages, and a median lot size of 8400sf. This is one of the most affordable neighborhoods in east Katy and it is zoned to good schools with mature trees.

Governors Place Katy features a community clubhouse, swimming pool, and tennis courts.

 

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What I Like About Governors Place…

“You can find homes under $250K in Governors Place and it has very easy access to I-10 to shorten your commute time to Houston.”

—Sheila Cox, REALTOR® and the Katy local area expert

 


Location

Here’s a map of Governors Place Katy.

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Commute Times

The best way to estimate your commute time is to use Google Maps at the time you commute. Simply enter your work address and the address of the house you are interested in, and Google Maps will estimate your commute time. This time is based on the actual time you perform the search, so use it during your expected commute times.

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Pros and Cons

Here is a list of the PROs and CONs of Governors Place Katy:

PROsCONs
  • Convenient location
  • Only resale homes available
  • Good schools
  • Older homes that may need remodeling
  • Affordable prices
  • Higher-than average number of registered sex offenders in the area
  • Nearby shopping
 
  • Not in high-risk flood zone
 

 


Schools

The following table shows the schools zoned to Governors Place. If you want the current ratings for these schools, please download the Katy Neighborhoods Guide.

SchoolTypeAreaAddress
West Memorial ElementaryElemE22605 Provincial Blvd, Katy
West Memorial Jr HighJHE22311 Provincial Blvd, Katy
Katy HighHSN6331 Highway Blvd, Katy

 


Demographics

You can view the demographics of West Memorial Junior High School, zoned to this neighborhood, below. This will give you some idea of the demographics of this neighborhood.

West Memorial Jr High

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Source: Greatschools.org

 


Amenities

Governors Place Katy has the following amenities:

  • Club House = 1
  • Swimming Pools = 1
  • Waterpark = No
  • Splash Pads = No
  • Tennis Courts = Yes
  • Parks/playgrounds = No
  • Walking Trails = No
  • Lakes = No
  • Golf Course = No

 


Home Owner’s Association

The annual HOA fee, which pays for the amenities, is approximately $608. Go to the Governors Place Katy HOA website or call 281-945-4630 for helpful phone numbers, community documents, and utility information.

 


Utilities

The Cimarron MUD serves this neighborhood with water and sewer services. The utilities for Governors Place are shown below:

Water, sewerCimarron MUD832-490-1600
TrashTexas Pride Disposal281-342-8178
ElectricDe-regulatedwww.powertochoose.org
GasCenterpoint800-752-8036

See more>> Important Phone Numbers

 


Property Taxes

Property taxes in this neighborhood may vary slightly, but are approximately 2.62 as of March 2020.

 


What’s Nearby

There are a lot of fun things to do in Katy! This neighborhood is near:

  • Meadowbrook Farms, Cinco Ranch, Willow Fork, Falcon Point golf courses
  • La Centera shopping and dining center
  • Wholefoods Grocery Store
  • Katy YMCA
  • Katy Mills Outlet Mall
  •  Typhoon Texas Waterpark
  • George Bush Park with bike trails
  • Great Southwest Equestrain Park
  • Live music and dancing at: Baker St Pub, Mo’s Place, Katy Vibes, and Wildcatters
  • Momentum Indoor Climbing
  • Exploration Park
  • Dewberry Farm
  • No Label Brewing
  •  Time Square Entertainment
  • Soon-to-be-built Katy Boardwalk District

>> See Fun Things to Do in Katy

 

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