Lazybrook / Timbergrove

Bucolic Houston hideaway with bright future

Welcome to Timbergrove Manor/ Lazybrook

Timbergrove Manor and Lazybrook are two distinct communities on the northwest edge of Houston’s Inner Loop near the White Oak Bayou. These communities are amid a resurgence as young professionals flock to new listings since their original owners are aging out of their sprawling homesteads. These communities became widely populated during the 1950s when populations boomed after World War II. As a result, both neighborhoods boast an abundance of mid-century houses that drip with vintage charisma. Here, you’ll find an abundance of single-story ranch-style homes with large, lush lots that are perfect for budding families and those with pets.

What to Love

  • Modern accommodations
  • Neighborhood eateries 
  • Peaceful streets with urban access
  • Slow-paced lifestyle
  • Highly rated schools
  • Convenience for commuters

People & Lifestyle

Mid-century modern homesteads are thriving in these communities, which carry a distinguishable, retro feel and are attractive to young buyers. Both neighborhoods are family-friendly, with plenty of parks to roam and playgrounds to climb. With well-lit streets and tree-lined boulevards, these established communities have a charming vintage appeal that feels well-worn as worked leather.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

You might be surprised by the bustling restaurant scene here, where neighborhood cafes reign supreme. Pappa Geno’s is dishing up old-fashioned Philly cheesesteaks with counter-service hospitality, and their diner-style digs are equal parts vintage and vibrant. Rustic chic Cactus Cove Bar & Grill is an all-day hotspot with menu options from brunch benedicts to late-night pub fares and a full-service bar. You’ll find daily specials available all week long, from Taco Tuesday to Steak Night on Thursdays. Hughie’s Tavern is a laid back Vietnamese-American restaurant that carries banh mi and beer in a family-friendly atmosphere. With weekly pho specials, a wide selection of craft, domestic, and imported beers, and a menu that fuses Vietnamese favorites with traditional American fares, you’ll want to snag a seat at Hughie’s. One of Houston’s most notable local breweries is Karbach Brewing Company. This brewery and restaurant uses German techniques to craft beer in a multitude of styles, from the palest ales to the darkest. With an on-site biergarten, Karbach Brewing Company makes it simple to sit outside and enjoy an ice-cold IPA beneath the Texas sun.

Things to Do

These communities host a variety of annual events that foster a strong sense of community. Houston celebrated Diwali, the annual Hindu Festival of Lights, with multiple days of exceptional food and exemplary company with local restaurants touting specialty menus in honor of the season and the Diwali Dussehra Festival. Each year in March, Timbergrove Manor and Lazybrook participate in the Spring It On Festival Block Party. This annual event is fun for the whole family with a designated Kids Zone, a plethora of local food vendors, and live music to keep the party going all afternoon. Additionally, there are ample ways to get outside and enjoy the fresh air near Timbergrove Manor and Lazybrook. Play a game of pick-up basketball and then cool off on the splash pad at Jaycee Park or give it your best shot at Memorial Park Golf Course and Driving Range, where there is a municipal 9-hole course that has been a Houston staple since opening in 1936.


Both Timbergrove Manor and Lazybrook students have access to a plethora of outstanding educational facilities. A few of the most notable nearby academic opportunities for this community include:

  • Sinclair Elementary School, PK-5
  • Reagan High School, 9-12
  • Waltrip High School, 9-12


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