Westheimer Lakes North

Top 5 Things About Westheimer Lakes North:

  1. High performing schools
  2. Affordable prices
  3. New construction homes available
  4. Energy-efficient homes available
  5. Not located in a high-risk flood zone



Westheimer Lakes North is located on the southwest side of Katy in Fort Bend County…close to FM1063 (Westpark Tollway).

Primarily built in the late 2000s, most of the 1100+ homes (approx.) in this neighborhood are Traditional in style. On average, these homes are two-story homes with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and approximately 2500sf with 2-car garages, and a median lot size of 6000sf. In spite of its name, there are no lakes in this neighborhood and no waterfront properties.

Westheimer Lakes North features aa playground, swimming pool with splash pad, and tennis courts.

– Written by Sheila Cox, Katy real estate area expert

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What I Like About Westheimer Lakes North…

“This newish neighborhood has beautiful homes and is conveniently located off Westpark Tollway…to help you commute to the Galleria area.”

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


Here’s a map of Westheimer Lakes North.

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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 Westheimer Lakes North:

  • High performing schools
  • Out-of-the way location
  • Affordable prices
  • Higher property taxes
  • New construction homes available
  • Only resale homes available
  • Energy-efficient homes available
  • Not located in a high-risk flood zone


School Ratings

The following tables shows the schools zoned to Westheimer Lakes North. 

School Type Area Address
Shafer Elementary Elem W 5150 Ranch Point Dr, Katy
Seven Lakes Jr High JH W 6026 Katy-Gaston Rd, Katy
Seven Lakes High HS W 9251 South Fry Rd, Katy



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

Seven Lakes Jr High

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Source: Greatschools.org



 Westheimer Lakes North has the following amenities:

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



Home Owner’s Association

The annual HOA fee, which pays for the amenities, is approximately $800-1000 (depending on the lot). Go to the Westheimer Lakes North HOA website for helpful phone numbers, community documents, and utility information.



The utilities for Westheimer Lakes North are shown below:

Water, sewer Fort Bend MUD 142 (832) 467-1599
Trash Waste Management 713-686-6666
Electric De-regulated www.powertochoose.org
Gas Centerpoint 800-752-8036


Property Taxes

Property taxes in this neighborhood may vary slightly, but are approximately 2.75-2.86 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 Centerra shopping and dining center
  • Wholefoods Grocery Store
  • Katy YMCA
  • Katy Mills Outlet Mall
  •  Typhoon Texas Waterpark
  • George Bush Park with bike trails
  • Great Southwest Equestrian 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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