Living in Kemah, Texas

Situated on Clear Creek and Galveston Bay, Kemah’s idyllic location and the ever-present cooling winds from upper Galveston Bay, contribute to Kemah being called, “The Gateway to the Bay.” By size, Kemah is the third largest boating recreation
district in the U. S. The Kemah Boardwalk is one of the leading recreational destinations in the entire Houston area. It is considered the go-to place for out-of-towners staying in
Houston. The Boardwalk features a hotel, gift shops, numerous restaurants and an amusement park filled with exciting rides  like “The Bullet,” one of the top ranked roller coasters in the U.S.

Additionally, Kemah is just minutes from NASA/Johnson Space Center, 30 minutes from Galveston and 45 minutes from Houston. The Lighthouse District with retail stores, boutiques, restaurants and specialty seafood shops is a favorite spot with tourists.

Year round festivals, ranging from Crawfish Boils to Boat Parades, car and boat shows, to the Kemah Triathlon add to the many activities available to residents. The annual Fourth of July parade, “The Blessing of the Fleet” and “Jingle on the Boardwalk,” draw thousands of participants from Houston and surrounding areas. Quaint bed and breakfast lodging, hotels and spas accommodate visitors. Kemah is off I-45 at the FM 518 exit, and the intersection of FM 2094 and Highway 146. The current population is 1,773.

Seabrook, Texas Lifestyle

Seabrook exudes the intimacy of a real hometown, with its rich green lawns, friendly neighbors and quiet streets, all nestled along the shores of prime waterfront surroundings. A selection of modern apartments, patio homes and condominiums are alternatives to single-family residences.

Seabrook’s Parks & Recreation Department takes tremendous pride in its efforts to maintain a perfect balance between man and nature. Maintaining the natural environment is important because of Seabrook’s proximity to Galveston Bay. Wildlife and 159 species of birdlife live in the immediate area. Virgin marshlands and hidden lagoons are attractive breeding grounds and migratory nesting places for White and Brown Pelicans, Ospreys, Cormorants, Herons and Egrets, to name a few.

Country clubs, fitness centers, miles of hike and bike trails and acres of parks with pools, tennis courts, soccer and baseball fields offer almost endless recreation choices. From music festivals to wine tastings, regattas,  car and boat shows and outdoor markets, Seabrook offers a new dimension to getaway living. Fine dining, fresh seafood on the waterfront or a quick meal to go are all a part of Seabrook’s restaurant scene. Markets along the bay sell just-off-the-boat jumbo shrimp, blue crab and fresh fish. Seabrook is coastal living at its best.

Webster, Texas – Clear Lake Area’s Medical Center

As the gateway to NASA and the central business district of the Clear Lake region, Webster is located midway between downtown Houston and Galveston, along the backbone of Texas—Interstate 45. The City of Webster features more than 100
restaurants and entertainment venues, 18 hotels, and 32 shopping centers. Webster is renowned for its world-class medical center, which serves over 1.8 million patients annually. And, Webster is the aerospace capital of the United States, home to top innovators, like Lockheed Martin, Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Ad Astra Rocket Company, Boeing, TracLabs, NanoRacks, Airbus, and more.

Many companies choose Webster to locate their US headquarters, like ARI-Armaturen, Becker Marine, and Tri-Sen Systems, as Webster is business’ perfect climate and offers “The Webster Advantage,” which is a combination of low property tax rates, utility rates, and unsurpassed services. When in Webster, live it up at TopGolf, Main Event, Cinemark, Putt-Putt FunHouse, Big Texas Dance Hall, Scout Bar, and much more. Shop at Academy Sports + Outdoors, Fry’s Electronics, Star Furniture, Bed Bath & Beyond, and dine at Pappas Seafood House, La Madeleine, Chuy’s, and Carrabba’s Italian Grill. For an out of this world experience, visit Space Center Houston, Webster’s award-winning tourism partner.

Edgewater – A community of Webster, Texas

Edgewater is the perfect combination of convenience and seclusion. This Bay Area waterfront community features palm treelined streets, a 35-acre nature preserve, and panoramic views of Clear Creek. Edgewater is located on the new Nasa Parkway Bypass at Interstate 45 in Clear Creek I.S.D.

Charming cottages and homes with age and character are traditionally found in established neighborhoods in Kemah, Seabrook and Webster. The houses appeal to buyers who desire unique homes that reflect the early beginnings of the area. Picture perfect bungalows with the latest technology as well as houses ready for updating are on the market in these small cities. Whether you chose a new house or a pre-owned home, an apartment or a townhouse, you will quickly become accustomed to the friendly atmosphere, top-notch school districts and the scenic beauty of the beaches and waterways of these coastal villages.