Situated in far northeast Houston, Summerwood is a 1,500 master-planned community with an emphasis on the great outdoors and all it has to offer. Residents enjoy 200 acres of parks with 17 acres of lakes plus greenbelts and open natural areas. In fact, the Texas Council of Engineering Companies awarded Summerwood the Silver Medal for its ongoing efforts to preserve 150 acres of nearby wetlands that enhance open spaces and provide habitat for native species.
The entire Summerwood community is blessed with parks and playgrounds plus hiking, biking, running and strolling trails that crisscross all 1,500 acres. Lakeview Park, on the edge of Lake Houston, has a children's play area, gazebo, dock and nature trails to explore.
Summerwood's 6,500 square foot Residents Club Central and the smaller Residents Club East offer a variety of water fun. The first has a junior Olympic-size pool with lap lanes near the lighted tennis courts and a fitness room. The smaller has two pools: a zero-entry pool with a waterslide and a second pool with spray features and wade-in entry for the youngest water lovers. The 3.5-acre Club Summerwood has a lodge-style clubhouse for parties and events, plus an intimate coffee shop-style area. There is also a Great Lawn with a stage that plays host to family-friendly events.
For tech-savvy residents, Summerwood has a community intranet: SummerwoodLife.com, the social media network of the community. It's private and allows residents to keep up on news, events and activities.
Residents of Summerwood have an array of shopping options. The "Shops at Summerwood" offer everything from karate classes and pedicures to Mexican food. Deerbrook Mall, a major retail and entertainment mall, is also very convenient in nearby Humble.
Students in Summerwood attend Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grades in the respected Humble Independent School District. The elementary school is located within the community and is walking or biking distance for many. And Lone Star College - Kingwood, part of the Lone Star College System is only 15 miles from Summerwood.
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